The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 10 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 55 81 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.36% 16.77% 13.44%
As % of the General category 45.83% 60.45% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 58 40
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£400 £375 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -22.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £140 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £441 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £14.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
Finance
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

General Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
120 134 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.60% 27.74% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 103 85
Average daily rate £400 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £160 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £21.23 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.66% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.50 £18.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -25.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Oxfordshire region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Oxfordshire region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury 0 27 £400 - 3
Oxford -8 14 £400 +33.33% 13
Bicester +3 1 £85 -73.84% 1
Henley-on-Thames +3 1 £525 +35.48%
Abingdon - - - - 2
Faringdon - - - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 41 (36.28%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (35.40%) SAP
3 38 (33.63%) Programme Management
4 37 (32.74%) Marketing
5 36 (31.86%) Manufacturing
5 36 (31.86%) Digital Marketing
6 35 (30.97%) Electronics
6 35 (30.97%) Telecoms
6 35 (30.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 35 (30.97%) DTV
7 21 (18.58%) SQL
7 21 (18.58%) Migration
8 18 (15.93%) PRINCE2
8 18 (15.93%) Project Management
9 16 (14.16%) WAN
10 15 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (12.39%) Windows
11 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
12 12 (10.62%) HTML
13 11 (9.73%) MS Excel
13 11 (9.73%) LAN
13 11 (9.73%) Banking
13 11 (9.73%) Windows 7
14 10 (8.85%) XML
15 9 (7.96%) .NET
16 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
16 8 (7.08%) TOGAF
16 8 (7.08%) Test Scripting
16 8 (7.08%) QA
17 7 (6.19%) jQuery

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.42%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.77%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.77%) Escenic
2 2 (1.77%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (1.77%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.88%) Site Server
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) Confluence
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.65%) MS Project
3 2 (1.77%) MS Office
4 1 (0.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 35 (30.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.77%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.88%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) SaaS
1 2 (1.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) WAN
2 11 (9.73%) LAN
3 4 (3.54%) MPLS
4 3 (2.65%) VoIP
5 2 (1.77%) PBX
6 1 (0.88%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.19%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.31%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.42%) Big Data
4 5 (4.42%) Couchbase
4 5 (4.42%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.54%) MySQL
5 4 (3.54%) JasperReports
6 3 (2.65%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.77%) MS Access
7 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.65%) NUnit
2 3 (2.65%) Maven
3 2 (1.77%) JIRA
4 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.88%) Subversion
4 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
General
1 37 (32.74%) Marketing
2 36 (31.86%) Manufacturing
3 35 (30.97%) Electronics
3 35 (30.97%) Telecoms
4 11 (9.73%) Banking
5 7 (6.19%) Retail
6 3 (2.65%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.77%) Advertising
7 2 (1.77%) Publishing
7 2 (1.77%) Legal
7 2 (1.77%) Back Office
8 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.88%) Billing
8 1 (0.88%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.88%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.88%) French Language
8 1 (0.88%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (23.89%) Analyst
2 24 (21.24%) Project Manager
3 15 (13.27%) Developer
4 10 (8.85%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.85%) Architect
5 9 (7.96%) Test Analyst
6 7 (6.19%) Technical Project Manager
6 7 (6.19%) Technical Manager
7 4 (3.54%) Crystal Reports Developer
7 4 (3.54%) Team Leader
7 4 (3.54%) Development Manager
7 4 (3.54%) Technical Architect
7 4 (3.54%) Network Architect
7 4 (3.54%) Business Manager
7 4 (3.54%) Report Developer
8 3 (2.65%) Business Project Manager
8 3 (2.65%) Software Manager
8 3 (2.65%) Consultant
8 3 (2.65%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.62%) HTML
2 10 (8.85%) XML
3 9 (7.96%) .NET
4 7 (6.19%) CSS
4 7 (6.19%) jQuery
5 6 (5.31%) HTML5
6 5 (4.42%) CSS3
7 4 (3.54%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.65%) Ajax
8 3 (2.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (2.65%) Ninject
8 3 (2.65%) LAMP
8 3 (2.65%) Spring
8 3 (2.65%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (1.77%) JSF
9 2 (1.77%) Java RMI
9 2 (1.77%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.77%) Struts
9 2 (1.77%) J2EE
9 2 (1.77%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 35 (30.97%) DTV
2 3 (2.65%) PMI
2 3 (2.65%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.77%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.88%) Economics
4 1 (0.88%) Informatics
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.88%) iPhone
4 1 (0.88%) NHS
4 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.39%) Windows
2 11 (9.73%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.28%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (33.63%) Programme Management
3 36 (31.86%) Digital Marketing
4 21 (18.58%) Migration
5 18 (15.93%) Project Management
5 18 (15.93%) PRINCE2
6 15 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (7.08%) TOGAF
7 8 (7.08%) Test Scripting
8 7 (6.19%) MVC
8 7 (6.19%) Line Management
9 6 (5.31%) Change Management
10 5 (4.42%) ERP
10 5 (4.42%) ITIL
10 5 (4.42%) Business Transformation
11 4 (3.54%) Business Analysis
11 4 (3.54%) PRINCE
11 4 (3.54%) Risk Management
11 4 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (2.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.58%) SQL
2 7 (6.19%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.42%) C#
3 5 (4.42%) Java
4 3 (2.65%) VB
4 3 (2.65%) C
5 2 (1.77%) Scala
6 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.88%) Python
6 1 (0.88%) VB6
6 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (4.42%) ISEB
1 5 (4.42%) PMP
1 5 (4.42%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (3.54%) Degree
3 3 (2.65%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.88%) MCSE
5 1 (0.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) QA
2 4 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (35.40%) SAP
2 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.19%) Oracle
3 7 (6.19%) Jaspersoft
4 4 (3.54%) Cisco
5 3 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.77%) Symantec
6 2 (1.77%) Charles River
6 2 (1.77%) Hummingbird
6 2 (1.77%) JBoss
7 1 (0.88%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.88%) Adobe
7 1 (0.88%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.88%) Informatica
7 1 (0.88%) hybris
7 1 (0.88%) ATG
7 1 (0.88%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.88%) IBM
7 1 (0.88%) Nintex
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