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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 8 23 6
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing Finance 78 27 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.89% 6.08% 11.50%
As % of the General category 50.32% 27.00% 49.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 16 35
Average daily rate
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£450 £440 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- -19.51%
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
155 100 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 23.63% 22.52% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 36 56
Average daily rate £420 £388 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% -15.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £13.40 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £39.60 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxford +14 44 £415 +106.21% 16
Banbury +1 10 £425 -10.52% 2
Kidlington - 4 £530 -
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £450 -
Abingdon - - - -
Faringdon - - - - 1
Thame - - - -
Witney - - - - 1
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 48 (31.37%) Project Management
2 25 (16.34%) Migration
3 24 (15.69%) PRINCE2
4 19 (12.42%) Telecoms
4 19 (12.42%) Business Analysis
4 19 (12.42%) Degree
5 18 (11.76%) Change Management
5 18 (11.76%) SAP
5 18 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (11.11%) Banking
7 16 (10.46%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (10.46%) Marketing
8 15 (9.80%) Digital Marketing
8 15 (9.80%) Retail
8 15 (9.80%) Oracle
8 15 (9.80%) SQL
8 15 (9.80%) Manufacturing
8 15 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (9.15%) Electronics
9 14 (9.15%) DTV
9 14 (9.15%) Programme Management
9 14 (9.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 13 (8.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (8.50%) ITIL
11 12 (7.84%) Windows
11 12 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (6.54%) SLA
12 10 (6.54%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (6.54%) Data Integration
12 10 (6.54%) Project Planning

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.31%) Apache
3 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (5.23%) MS Project
2 7 (4.58%) MS Office
2 7 (4.58%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.65%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 14 (9.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (4.58%) Oracle iProcurement
3 6 (3.92%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (3.92%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (3.92%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (3.92%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (2.61%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.96%) WebTrends
6 2 (1.31%) Agresso
7 1 (0.65%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.65%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.65%) Force.com
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.58%) WAN
2 6 (3.92%) LAN
2 6 (3.92%) Firewall
3 2 (1.31%) Network Security
3 2 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.31%) VoIP
3 2 (1.31%) OSPF
3 2 (1.31%) BGP
3 2 (1.31%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.65%) Intranet
4 1 (0.65%) Internet
4 1 (0.65%) MPLS
4 1 (0.65%) PABX
4 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.65%) Big Data
5 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 6 (3.92%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.65%) Maven
3 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (12.42%) Telecoms
2 17 (11.11%) Banking
3 16 (10.46%) Marketing
4 15 (9.80%) Retail
4 15 (9.80%) Manufacturing
5 14 (9.15%) Electronics
6 9 (5.88%) Publishing
7 6 (3.92%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.31%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.31%) Back Office
9 2 (1.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.65%) French Language
10 1 (0.65%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (32.03%) Analyst
2 39 (25.49%) Project Manager
3 26 (16.99%) Business Analyst
4 14 (9.15%) Architect
5 10 (6.54%) Developer
5 10 (6.54%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (6.54%) Support Analyst
6 9 (5.88%) Consultant
7 6 (3.92%) Financial Business Analyst
8 5 (3.27%) Senior Manager
8 5 (3.27%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (3.27%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (2.61%) Oracle Analyst
9 4 (2.61%) Oracle Support Analyst
9 4 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 4 (2.61%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 4 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (2.61%) Test Analyst
10 3 (1.96%) Programme Manager
10 3 (1.96%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.61%) HTML
1 4 (2.61%) CSS
2 3 (1.96%) HTML5
2 3 (1.96%) CSS3
3 2 (1.31%) Sass
3 2 (1.31%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.31%) Web Services
3 2 (1.31%) jQuery
3 2 (1.31%) .NET
3 2 (1.31%) Spring
4 1 (0.65%) JSON
4 1 (0.65%) WPF
4 1 (0.65%) Symfony
4 1 (0.65%) SOAP
4 1 (0.65%) Mason
4 1 (0.65%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.65%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.65%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.15%) DTV
2 12 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.54%) Data Integration
4 9 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.27%) NHS
6 4 (2.61%) PMI
6 4 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.31%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.65%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.65%) Clustering
8 1 (0.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.65%) CCTV
8 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.65%) Open Source
8 1 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.84%) Windows
2 9 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.96%) UNIX
4 2 (1.31%) Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.65%) Android
5 1 (0.65%) AIX
5 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.37%) Project Management
2 25 (16.34%) Migration
3 24 (15.69%) PRINCE2
4 19 (12.42%) Business Analysis
5 18 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (11.76%) Change Management
6 16 (10.46%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (9.80%) Digital Marketing
8 14 (9.15%) Programme Management
9 13 (8.50%) ITIL
9 13 (8.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (6.54%) Project Planning
10 10 (6.54%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (5.23%) Portfolio Management
12 7 (4.58%) Waterfall
12 7 (4.58%) Test Planning
13 6 (3.92%) Business Process Mapping
14 5 (3.27%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (3.27%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.80%) SQL
2 8 (5.23%) C
3 6 (3.92%) Java
3 6 (3.92%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.27%) PHP
5 4 (2.61%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.61%) C#
6 3 (1.96%) Python
7 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.65%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.65%) Groovy
7 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (12.42%) Degree
2 8 (5.23%) VCP4
3 6 (3.92%) PMP
3 6 (3.92%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.31%) CCNA
5 2 (1.31%) ISEB
5 2 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.65%) HND
6 1 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.54%) SLA
2 2 (1.31%) QA
2 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.65%) XenApp
2 1 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) SCCM
1 1 (0.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (11.76%) SAP
2 15 (9.80%) Oracle
3 7 (4.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.58%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.92%) Cisco
5 4 (2.61%) Siebel
6 3 (1.96%) VMware
7 2 (1.31%) F5
7 2 (1.31%) Charles River
7 2 (1.31%) Dell
7 2 (1.31%) Citrix
8 1 (0.65%) Informatica
8 1 (0.65%) Veritas
8 1 (0.65%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.65%) Cognos
8 1 (0.65%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.65%) Symantec
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