The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 15 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 85 114 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.37% 12.71% 11.49%
As % of the General category 24.08% 36.08% 36.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 79 58
Median daily rate £430 £425 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £555 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
Finance
Berkshire

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

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
353 316 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 38.92% 35.23% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 131 119
Median daily rate £375 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £228 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £19.61 £10.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.41% -47.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £10.75 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.37 £10.75 £21.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.06 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -3.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Finance
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Finance.

1 42 (23.46%) Project Management
2 25 (13.97%) Telecoms
3 24 (13.41%) Oracle
4 22 (12.29%) SAP
4 22 (12.29%) Microsoft
5 20 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (11.17%) Banking
6 19 (10.61%) PRINCE2
7 17 (9.50%) MS Excel
8 16 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (8.94%) SQL
8 16 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (7.82%) Active Directory
10 13 (7.26%) Cisco
10 13 (7.26%) Windows
10 13 (7.26%) Retail
11 12 (6.70%) Marketing
11 12 (6.70%) Degree
11 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (6.70%) SQL Server
12 11 (6.15%) MS Office
13 10 (5.59%) Web Services
13 10 (5.59%) ITIL
13 10 (5.59%) Change Management
13 10 (5.59%) Programme Management
13 10 (5.59%) Data Centre
13 10 (5.59%) Oracle BI EE
14 9 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (5.03%) SDLC
14 9 (5.03%) Stakeholder Engagement

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (2.79%) JBoss
2 5 (2.79%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.68%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.12%) CMS
4 2 (1.12%) IIS
4 2 (1.12%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.12%) MQSI
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.56%) Apache
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.15%) MS Office
3 4 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.68%) MS Project
5 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.68%) HFM
2 3 (1.68%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (1.68%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.12%) Primavera
3 2 (1.12%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.12%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.12%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.56%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.56%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.56%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.12%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.35%) WAN
2 5 (2.79%) Firewall
2 5 (2.79%) LAN
2 5 (2.79%) Network Security
3 4 (2.23%) VoIP
4 3 (1.68%) Internet
4 3 (1.68%) MPLS
4 3 (1.68%) VPN
4 3 (1.68%) WLAN
5 2 (1.12%) DHCP
5 2 (1.12%) DNS
5 2 (1.12%) PBX
5 2 (1.12%) SAN
5 2 (1.12%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.12%) Wireless
6 1 (0.56%) 4G
6 1 (0.56%) Node B
6 1 (0.56%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.56%) Skype
6 1 (0.56%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.59%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (3.91%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (3.35%) QlikView
4 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.68%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.12%) Essbase
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.56%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.56%) Power BI
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Maven
1 4 (2.23%) Selenium
2 3 (1.68%) Artifactory
2 3 (1.68%) Checkstyle
2 3 (1.68%) Cobertura
2 3 (1.68%) FindBugs
2 3 (1.68%) Hudson
2 3 (1.68%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.68%) Liquibase
2 3 (1.68%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (1.68%) Subversion
2 3 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.12%) MSTest
4 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.56%) JIRA
4 1 (0.56%) TestDirector
General
1 25 (13.97%) Telecoms
2 20 (11.17%) Banking
3 13 (7.26%) Retail
4 12 (6.70%) Marketing
5 9 (5.03%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.47%) Legal
7 5 (2.79%) Billing
7 5 (2.79%) Electronics
8 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.12%) Law
8 2 (1.12%) Publishing
8 2 (1.12%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.56%) French Language
9 1 (0.56%) Front Office
9 1 (0.56%) German Language
9 1 (0.56%) Military
9 1 (0.56%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.56%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (21.23%) Project Manager
2 28 (15.64%) Analyst
3 17 (9.50%) Consultant
4 16 (8.94%) Business Analyst
5 13 (7.26%) Architect
5 13 (7.26%) IT Manager
6 9 (5.03%) Developer
7 8 (4.47%) Senior Manager
8 6 (3.35%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (3.35%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (2.79%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (2.79%) Network Engineer
9 5 (2.79%) Oracle Project Manager
9 5 (2.79%) Process Improvement Manager
9 5 (2.79%) Programme Manager
9 5 (2.79%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
9 5 (2.79%) SAP Consultant
9 5 (2.79%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (2.23%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.59%) Web Services
2 9 (5.03%) .NET
3 6 (3.35%) REST
4 5 (2.79%) COM
4 5 (2.79%) Spring
5 4 (2.23%) HTML
5 4 (2.23%) Struts
5 4 (2.23%) XML
6 3 (1.68%) CSS
6 3 (1.68%) JSON
6 3 (1.68%) MSMQ
6 3 (1.68%) SOAP
7 2 (1.12%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.12%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.12%) Backbone.js
7 2 (1.12%) Ember.js
7 2 (1.12%) LESS
7 2 (1.12%) RESTful
7 2 (1.12%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.59%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.79%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.23%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.68%) User Experience
6 2 (1.12%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.12%) IVR
6 2 (1.12%) Statistics
7 1 (0.56%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) CMDB
7 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.56%) FMCG
7 1 (0.56%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.56%) PKI
7 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.26%) Windows
2 4 (2.23%) Linux
2 4 (2.23%) Windows 7
2 4 (2.23%) Windows Server
2 4 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.12%) AIX
4 2 (1.12%) Unix
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.46%) Project Management
2 20 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (10.61%) PRINCE2
4 16 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (5.59%) Change Management
5 10 (5.59%) ITIL
5 10 (5.59%) Programme Management
6 9 (5.03%) ITSM
6 9 (5.03%) Process Improvement
6 9 (5.03%) SDLC
6 9 (5.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (4.47%) Business Analysis
7 8 (4.47%) Data Modelling
8 7 (3.91%) DevOps
8 7 (3.91%) Risk Management
8 7 (3.91%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.91%) Service Management
9 6 (3.35%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.94%) SQL
2 9 (5.03%) Java
3 4 (2.23%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.68%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.68%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.12%) PHP
6 1 (0.56%) C
6 1 (0.56%) C#
6 1 (0.56%) Perl
6 1 (0.56%) Python
6 1 (0.56%) Ruby
6 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (6.70%) Degree
2 8 (4.47%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.91%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.91%) PMP
4 6 (3.35%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.23%) ACCA
5 4 (2.23%) ISEB
6 3 (1.68%) CIMA
6 3 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.12%) CCNA
7 2 (1.12%) CCNP
7 2 (1.12%) CISSP
7 2 (1.12%) HND
7 2 (1.12%) MCIPD
8 1 (0.56%) CCDP
8 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.56%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.56%) MCP
8 1 (0.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) QA
2 3 (1.68%) GAAP
3 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) RMADS
System Software
1 14 (7.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.56%) KVM
3 1 (0.56%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (2.23%) OPNET
2 3 (1.68%) SCCM
3 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.56%) Control-M
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.56%) Puppet
4 1 (0.56%) SCOM
4 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (13.41%) Oracle
2 22 (12.29%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.29%) SAP
3 13 (7.26%) Cisco
4 8 (4.47%) Hyperion
4 8 (4.47%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.91%) VMware
6 5 (2.79%) Saba
7 4 (2.23%) Cognos
7 4 (2.23%) HP
7 4 (2.23%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (2.23%) Progress
7 4 (2.23%) Riverbed
7 4 (2.23%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.68%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.68%) Remedy
8 3 (1.68%) Tufin
9 2 (1.12%) Adobe
9 2 (1.12%) Citrix
9 2 (1.12%) Juniper
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