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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 5 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 103 136 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.83% 16.00% 12.06%
As % of the General category 31.21% 41.98% 39.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 88 48
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £162 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £558 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £39.25 £50.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.50% +75.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £50.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.85 £50.00 £37.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
330 324 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 37.89% 38.12% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 135 100
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 8
Median hourly rate £19.61 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.07% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £10.75 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.60 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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 June 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 June 2016.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 37 (19.47%) Project Management
2 25 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 24 (12.63%) Telecoms
4 23 (12.11%) Oracle
4 23 (12.11%) SAP
5 21 (11.05%) Banking
6 20 (10.53%) MS Excel
7 19 (10.00%) Windows
7 19 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (9.47%) SQL
9 17 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (7.37%) Cisco
11 13 (6.84%) Active Directory
11 13 (6.84%) MS Office
11 13 (6.84%) Data Centre
12 12 (6.32%) Java
12 12 (6.32%) Linux
12 12 (6.32%) PRINCE2
13 11 (5.79%) Web Services
13 11 (5.79%) Marketing
13 11 (5.79%) SDLC
14 10 (5.26%) Degree
14 10 (5.26%) Retail
14 10 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 10 (5.26%) SQL Server
14 10 (5.26%) Manufacturing
14 10 (5.26%) Change Management
15 9 (4.74%) ITSM
15 9 (4.74%) .NET

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 6 (3.16%) JBoss
2 5 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.11%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.58%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.05%) CMS
5 2 (1.05%) IIS
5 2 (1.05%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.05%) MQSI
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.53%) Apache
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.84%) MS Office
3 7 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.11%) MS Project
5 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.58%) HFM
3 3 (1.58%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (1.58%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.58%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.05%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (1.05%) Primavera
4 2 (1.05%) Sage 200
4 2 (1.05%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.05%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.53%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.53%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.53%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.53%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.16%) SaaS
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.16%) Firewall
1 6 (3.16%) WAN
2 5 (2.63%) LAN
2 5 (2.63%) Network Security
3 4 (2.11%) VoIP
4 3 (1.58%) Internet
4 3 (1.58%) MPLS
4 3 (1.58%) VPN
4 3 (1.58%) WLAN
5 2 (1.05%) BGP
5 2 (1.05%) PBX
5 2 (1.05%) SAN
5 2 (1.05%) Wireless
6 1 (0.53%) 3G
6 1 (0.53%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.53%) DHCP
6 1 (0.53%) IPsec
6 1 (0.53%) OSPF
6 1 (0.53%) SDH
6 1 (0.53%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.68%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.63%) QlikView
4 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.58%) Essbase
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.53%) GIS
7 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.53%) MS Access
7 1 (0.53%) MySQL
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.53%) Power BI
7 1 (0.53%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Maven
1 4 (2.11%) Selenium
1 4 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.58%) Artifactory
2 3 (1.58%) Checkstyle
2 3 (1.58%) Cobertura
2 3 (1.58%) FindBugs
2 3 (1.58%) Hudson
2 3 (1.58%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.58%) Liquibase
2 3 (1.58%) MSTest
2 3 (1.58%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (1.58%) Subversion
3 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.53%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.53%) TestRail
General
1 24 (12.63%) Telecoms
2 21 (11.05%) Banking
3 11 (5.79%) Marketing
4 10 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.26%) Retail
5 8 (4.21%) Legal
6 7 (3.68%) Law
7 6 (3.16%) Electronics
8 2 (1.05%) Billing
8 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.05%) Publishing
9 1 (0.53%) French Language
9 1 (0.53%) Front Office
9 1 (0.53%) German Language
9 1 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.53%) Military
9 1 (0.53%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (15.79%) Project Manager
2 24 (12.63%) Analyst
3 22 (11.58%) Consultant
4 19 (10.00%) Architect
4 19 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 14 (7.37%) Developer
6 11 (5.79%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.68%) Administrator
8 7 (3.68%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (3.16%) Network Engineer
9 6 (3.16%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (3.16%) Sourcing Manager
10 5 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (2.63%) Senior Manager
10 5 (2.63%) Support Analyst
10 5 (2.63%) Technical Manager
11 4 (2.11%) Cognos Consultant
11 4 (2.11%) Project Administrator
11 4 (2.11%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.79%) Web Services
2 9 (4.74%) .NET
3 7 (3.68%) REST
4 6 (3.16%) Spring
5 5 (2.63%) Struts
6 4 (2.11%) HTML
6 4 (2.11%) JSON
6 4 (2.11%) SOAP
6 4 (2.11%) XML
7 3 (1.58%) COM
7 3 (1.58%) CSS
7 3 (1.58%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.58%) MSMQ
8 2 (1.05%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.05%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.05%) Backbone.js
8 2 (1.05%) Ember.js
8 2 (1.05%) Middleware
8 2 (1.05%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.84%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.58%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.58%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.58%) User Experience
4 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.05%) IVR
4 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.53%) Clustering
5 1 (0.53%) CMDB
5 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.53%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.53%) PKI
5 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.53%) Replication
5 1 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.00%) Windows
2 12 (6.32%) Linux
3 5 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.58%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.05%) AIX
6 2 (1.05%) Android
6 2 (1.05%) Unix
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.47%) Project Management
2 19 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (6.32%) PRINCE2
5 11 (5.79%) SDLC
6 10 (5.26%) Change Management
6 10 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (4.74%) ITIL
7 9 (4.74%) ITSM
7 9 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (4.21%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 8 (4.21%) Information Security
8 8 (4.21%) Programme Management
9 7 (3.68%) CRM
9 7 (3.68%) Data Modelling
9 7 (3.68%) Network Architecture
9 7 (3.68%) Network Management
9 7 (3.68%) SOA
9 7 (3.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.47%) SQL
2 12 (6.32%) Java
3 6 (3.16%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.58%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.58%) C
4 3 (1.58%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.05%) C#
5 2 (1.05%) C++
5 2 (1.05%) PHP
5 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.53%) ABAP
6 1 (0.53%) Perl
6 1 (0.53%) Python
6 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (5.26%) Degree
2 7 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.63%) PMP
3 5 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.11%) ACCA
5 3 (1.58%) CIMA
5 3 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.58%) HND
6 2 (1.05%) CCNA
6 2 (1.05%) CCNP
6 2 (1.05%) CISSP
6 2 (1.05%) ISEB
6 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.53%) CCDP
7 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.53%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.53%) MCP
7 1 (0.53%) MCSE
7 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.53%) GAAP
1 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.53%) QA
1 1 (0.53%) RMADS
1 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (6.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) KVM
3 1 (0.53%) RHEV
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (2.63%) OPNET
2 3 (1.58%) SCCM
3 2 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.53%) Control-M
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.53%) Puppet
4 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.11%) Oracle
2 23 (12.11%) SAP
3 14 (7.37%) Cisco
4 9 (4.74%) Hyperion
5 6 (3.16%) VMware
6 5 (2.63%) Riverbed
6 5 (2.63%) SolarWinds
7 4 (2.11%) Cognos
7 4 (2.11%) HP
7 4 (2.11%) Palo Alto
7 4 (2.11%) Remedy
7 4 (2.11%) Tufin
8 3 (1.58%) Citrix
8 3 (1.58%) IBM
8 3 (1.58%) Juniper
9 2 (1.05%) Adobe
9 2 (1.05%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.05%) Sage
9 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
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