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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 8 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 77 84 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.32% 10.94% 11.28%
As % of the General category 53.47% 51.22% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 65 39
Average daily rate £375 £450 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.80 £16.50 £21.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% -23.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £16.50 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.94 £16.50 £28.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -18.88%
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
144 164 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.91% 21.35% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 108 72
Average daily rate £416 £412 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% +17.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.12% -49.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £16.75 £18.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £18.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 28 £425 - 11
Banbury +1 17 £365 -23.26% 4
Kidlington +1 1 £475 -10.37%
Thame - 1 £325 - 1
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 20 (17.09%) Banking
2 19 (16.24%) SQL
3 18 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (13.68%) PRINCE2
5 16 (13.68%) Microsoft
6 14 (11.97%) Project Management
7 13 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (11.11%) Migration
8 10 (8.55%) ERP
8 10 (8.55%) Java
8 10 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (8.55%) Security Cleared
9 9 (7.69%) Line Management
9 9 (7.69%) SAP
9 9 (7.69%) ETL
10 8 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (6.84%) QA
11 7 (5.98%) Degree
11 7 (5.98%) MS Excel
11 7 (5.98%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (5.98%) VBA
11 7 (5.98%) Oracle
11 7 (5.98%) Tableau
11 7 (5.98%) SC Cleared
11 7 (5.98%) Waterfall
12 6 (5.13%) Test Scripting
12 6 (5.13%) HTML
12 6 (5.13%) JavaScript
12 6 (5.13%) T-SQL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.42%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) Captiva
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS Project
3 2 (1.71%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.71%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.85%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Boomi
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) LAN
1 5 (4.27%) WAN
2 4 (3.42%) Firewall
2 4 (3.42%) IP Telephony
3 3 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.85%) BGP
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.85%) DHCP
5 1 (0.85%) DNS
5 1 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.85%) HTTP
5 1 (0.85%) Internet
5 1 (0.85%) LDAP
5 1 (0.85%) MPLS
5 1 (0.85%) Network Security
5 1 (0.85%) OSPF
5 1 (0.85%) SAN
5 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.98%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.27%) QlikView
5 4 (3.42%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (3.42%) MySQL
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.71%) KDB
7 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.85%) Big Data
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.85%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.85%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Subversion
1 4 (3.42%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.71%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.71%) Maven
2 2 (1.71%) PHPUnit
2 2 (1.71%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.71%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.85%) JIRA
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.85%) QARun
3 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.85%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (17.09%) Banking
2 4 (3.42%) Front Office
3 3 (2.56%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Advertising
4 2 (1.71%) Billing
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.85%) Publishing
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (33.33%) Analyst
2 17 (14.53%) Developer
3 13 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 12 (10.26%) Consultant
5 10 (8.55%) Business Analyst
5 10 (8.55%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.84%) Architect
6 8 (6.84%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.84%) Test Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Data Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) ETL Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Finance Business Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (3.42%) IT Manager
9 4 (3.42%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.42%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) PMO Manager
9 4 (3.42%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) CSS
1 6 (5.13%) HTML
2 5 (4.27%) XML
3 4 (3.42%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.42%) EDI
4 2 (1.71%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (1.71%) Esper
4 2 (1.71%) jQuery
4 2 (1.71%) LAMP
4 2 (1.71%) NumPy
4 2 (1.71%) Pandas
4 2 (1.71%) Pyramid
4 2 (1.71%) REST
4 2 (1.71%) SciPy
4 2 (1.71%) SOAP
4 2 (1.71%) Symfony
4 2 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.85%) Ajax
5 1 (0.85%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.85%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
1 5 (4.27%) Visualisation
2 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.42%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.56%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.56%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.56%) Statistics
4 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.71%) Equities
4 2 (1.71%) Fintech
4 2 (1.71%) NHS
4 2 (1.71%) PMI
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) Physics
5 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.13%) Linux
1 6 (5.13%) Windows
2 3 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (13.68%) PRINCE2
4 14 (11.97%) Project Management
5 13 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (11.11%) Migration
6 10 (8.55%) ERP
7 9 (7.69%) ETL
7 9 (7.69%) Line Management
8 7 (5.98%) Waterfall
9 6 (5.13%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.13%) Change Management
9 6 (5.13%) Programme Management
9 6 (5.13%) Test Scripting
10 5 (4.27%) Change Control
10 5 (4.27%) Investment Management
10 5 (4.27%) Project Planning
10 5 (4.27%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.42%) Test Planning
11 4 (3.42%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.24%) SQL
2 10 (8.55%) Java
3 7 (5.98%) VBA
4 6 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.27%) PHP
6 4 (3.42%) C
7 3 (2.56%) C++
7 3 (2.56%) Python
8 2 (1.71%) PHP 5
8 2 (1.71%) VB
9 1 (0.85%) Perl
9 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (8.55%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.98%) Degree
2 7 (5.98%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.27%) ISEB
3 5 (4.27%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.56%) CCNA
4 3 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.56%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.56%) PMP
5 2 (1.71%) MCSE
6 1 (0.85%) ACCA
6 1 (0.85%) APMP
6 1 (0.85%) CIMA
6 1 (0.85%) CISSP
6 1 (0.85%) MCP
6 1 (0.85%) MCSA
6 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
4 1 (0.85%) XenApp
4 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.71%) Puppet
2 2 (1.71%) SCCM
3 1 (0.85%) Nmap
Vendors
1 16 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.69%) SAP
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle
3 7 (5.98%) Tableau
4 5 (4.27%) Infor
5 4 (3.42%) HP
5 4 (3.42%) Informatica
5 4 (3.42%) Talend
6 3 (2.56%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.56%) Cisco
6 3 (2.56%) Dell
6 3 (2.56%) Sun
6 3 (2.56%) VMware
7 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.71%) Citrix
7 2 (1.71%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.85%) Charles River
8 1 (0.85%) CODA
8 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.85%) Remedy
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