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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 99 134 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.59% 13.33% 14.32%
As % of the General category 36.40% 32.06% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 83 54
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £228 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £22.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.01% +27.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £16.35 £19.70
% change year-on-year
+2.44% -16.98%
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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
272 418 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.09% 41.59% 49.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 183 135
Average daily rate £400 £390 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £513 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 23
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -9.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -5.52%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 March 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 32 (15.76%) Project Management
1 32 (15.76%) Telecoms
2 26 (12.81%) Degree
3 24 (11.82%) Microsoft
4 21 (10.34%) Oracle
4 21 (10.34%) SAP
5 20 (9.85%) Migration
6 19 (9.36%) MS Excel
7 18 (8.87%) Web Services
7 18 (8.87%) .NET
7 18 (8.87%) Java
7 18 (8.87%) SQL
7 18 (8.87%) Security Cleared
7 18 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (7.88%) Legal
9 15 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (7.39%) PRINCE2
10 14 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (6.90%) Banking
10 14 (6.90%) Performance Management
10 14 (6.90%) Data Migration
10 14 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
10 14 (6.90%) Marketing
11 13 (6.40%) Service Management
11 13 (6.40%) ITIL
12 12 (5.91%) HP
12 12 (5.91%) XML
12 12 (5.91%) Apache
12 12 (5.91%) Programme Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (5.91%) Apache
2 8 (3.94%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.94%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.96%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.96%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.97%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (1.97%) iPlanet
4 4 (1.97%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (1.97%) IIS
5 3 (1.48%) JBoss
5 3 (1.48%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.48%) MS Project Server
5 3 (1.48%) JCAPS
6 2 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.99%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.99%) SAS
6 2 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (5.42%) MS Office
4 4 (1.97%) MS Project
5 1 (0.49%) DOC1
5 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.48%) Changepoint
2 3 (1.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.99%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.99%) Agresso
3 2 (0.99%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.99%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.49%) HFM
4 1 (0.49%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.46%) DNS
1 5 (2.46%) 3G
2 4 (1.97%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.97%) WAN
3 3 (1.48%) SSL
3 3 (1.48%) LAN
3 3 (1.48%) Internet
3 3 (1.48%) 2G
3 3 (1.48%) 4G
3 3 (1.48%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.99%) Network Security
4 2 (0.99%) LTE
4 2 (0.99%) Firewall
4 2 (0.99%) HTTP
4 2 (0.99%) ATM
4 2 (0.99%) Broadband
5 1 (0.49%) GPRS
5 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.49%) FTP
5 1 (0.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.46%) QlikView
3 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.48%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.49%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.49%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.49%) IDOL
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.96%) JUnit
2 5 (2.46%) Eclipse
2 5 (2.46%) Subversion
2 5 (2.46%) Maven
3 4 (1.97%) JIRA
3 4 (1.97%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.49%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (15.76%) Telecoms
2 16 (7.88%) Legal
3 14 (6.90%) Banking
3 14 (6.90%) Marketing
4 9 (4.43%) Retail
5 6 (2.96%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.46%) Billing
7 3 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.99%) Electronics
8 2 (0.99%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.49%) Back Office
9 1 (0.49%) Publishing
9 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (22.66%) Analyst
2 29 (14.29%) Developer
3 23 (11.33%) Architect
3 23 (11.33%) Business Analyst
4 13 (6.40%) Project Manager
4 13 (6.40%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (5.91%) Administrator
6 9 (4.43%) Delivery Manager
6 9 (4.43%) Consultant
7 7 (3.45%) Data Analyst
8 6 (2.96%) Service Manager
8 6 (2.96%) Change Analyst
8 6 (2.96%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (2.46%) Bid Manager
9 5 (2.46%) Java Developer
9 5 (2.46%) .NET Developer
10 4 (1.97%) C# Developer
10 4 (1.97%) Project Administrator
10 4 (1.97%) WebSphere Administrator
10 4 (1.97%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.87%) .NET
1 18 (8.87%) Web Services
2 12 (5.91%) XML
3 10 (4.93%) XML-RPC
3 10 (4.93%) Classic ASP
4 9 (4.43%) COM+
5 7 (3.45%) HTML
5 7 (3.45%) jQuery
6 6 (2.96%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.96%) Middleware
7 5 (2.46%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (2.46%) Struts
7 5 (2.46%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.46%) Spring
7 5 (2.46%) Apache CXF
7 5 (2.46%) Struts2
7 5 (2.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.96%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.97%) Open Source
4 4 (1.97%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.48%) NHS
6 2 (0.99%) DTV
6 2 (0.99%) GIS
6 2 (0.99%) Life Science
6 2 (0.99%) Replication
6 2 (0.99%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.99%) PKI
6 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.49%) FMCG
7 1 (0.49%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.49%) Clustering
7 1 (0.49%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.43%) Linux
2 7 (3.45%) Windows
2 7 (3.45%) Solaris
3 5 (2.46%) AIX
4 4 (1.97%) UNIX
4 4 (1.97%) zOS
4 4 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.76%) Project Management
2 20 (9.85%) Migration
3 18 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (7.39%) PRINCE2
5 14 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (6.90%) Performance Management
5 14 (6.90%) Data Migration
6 13 (6.40%) Service Management
6 13 (6.40%) ITIL
7 12 (5.91%) Programme Management
8 10 (4.93%) Service Delivery
8 10 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (4.93%) Data Modelling
8 10 (4.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (4.43%) Coaching
10 8 (3.94%) Data Analysis
10 8 (3.94%) Business Analysis
10 8 (3.94%) CRM
10 8 (3.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.87%) Java
1 18 (8.87%) SQL
2 6 (2.96%) C#
3 5 (2.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.46%) VBA
4 3 (1.48%) C
4 3 (1.48%) PHP
5 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (12.81%) Degree
2 18 (8.87%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.42%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.46%) VCP4
4 5 (2.46%) HND
4 5 (2.46%) ISEB
5 3 (1.48%) PMP
5 3 (1.48%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.99%) MCP
6 2 (0.99%) MCSD
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.99%) MCSE
6 2 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) CCIE
7 1 (0.49%) CCNP
7 1 (0.49%) CCNA
7 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.43%) QA
2 4 (1.97%) SLA
3 2 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.49%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.49%) SELinux
Vendors
1 24 (11.82%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.34%) Oracle
2 21 (10.34%) SAP
3 12 (5.91%) HP
4 7 (3.45%) EMC
5 6 (2.96%) BMC
5 6 (2.96%) Business Objects
5 6 (2.96%) Cisco
6 5 (2.46%) Informatica
7 4 (1.97%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.48%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.99%) Remedy
9 2 (0.99%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.99%) Sun
9 2 (0.99%) SunGard
9 2 (0.99%) Cognos
9 2 (0.99%) CA
9 2 (0.99%) Citrix
10 1 (0.49%) Avaya
10 1 (0.49%) Juniper
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