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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 99 141 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.88% 14.09% 14.06%
As % of the General category 37.36% 33.10% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 89 71
Average daily rate
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£420 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £14.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+198.24% -13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
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
265 426 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.81% 42.56% 49.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 194 139
Average daily rate £411 £390 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.44% +18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 35 (17.95%) Project Management
2 24 (12.31%) Oracle
3 23 (11.79%) Microsoft
3 23 (11.79%) Telecoms
4 21 (10.77%) Degree
5 18 (9.23%) SAP
6 17 (8.72%) Web Services
6 17 (8.72%) .NET
6 17 (8.72%) MS Excel
6 17 (8.72%) Migration
7 16 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (8.21%) SQL Server
7 16 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (7.69%) Java
9 14 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (7.18%) Security Cleared
10 13 (6.67%) Performance Management
10 13 (6.67%) Marketing
10 13 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
10 13 (6.67%) Service Management
10 13 (6.67%) Legal
10 13 (6.67%) SQL
10 13 (6.67%) MS Office
11 12 (6.15%) XML
11 12 (6.15%) PRINCE2
11 12 (6.15%) Data Migration
11 12 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (5.64%) CRM
12 11 (5.64%) Business Intelligence

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 10 (5.13%) Apache
2 7 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.59%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.54%) IIS
4 3 (1.54%) JBoss
4 3 (1.54%) iPlanet
4 3 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (1.54%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.03%) JCAPS
5 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.03%) SAS
5 2 (1.03%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.03%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.51%) CMS
6 1 (0.51%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project
3 1 (0.51%) DOC1
3 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.03%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.03%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.03%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.03%) Agresso
4 1 (0.51%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.51%) HFM
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.05%) 3G
1 4 (2.05%) WAN
1 4 (2.05%) SSL
2 3 (1.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.54%) Firewall
2 3 (1.54%) 4G
3 2 (1.03%) LTE
3 2 (1.03%) Network Security
3 2 (1.03%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (1.03%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.03%) 2G
3 2 (1.03%) Internet
3 2 (1.03%) Broadband
3 2 (1.03%) LAN
4 1 (0.51%) ATM
4 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.51%) FTP
4 1 (0.51%) HTTP
4 1 (0.51%) DNS
4 1 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.62%) QlikView
3 5 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.54%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.51%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.51%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.51%) IDOL
6 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (2.56%) JUnit
1 5 (2.56%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.05%) Maven
3 3 (1.54%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.54%) Subversion
3 3 (1.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.51%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 23 (11.79%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.67%) Marketing
2 13 (6.67%) Legal
3 10 (5.13%) Retail
4 7 (3.59%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.59%) Banking
5 4 (2.05%) Billing
6 3 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.54%) Publishing
7 2 (1.03%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.03%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 47 (24.10%) Analyst
2 28 (14.36%) Developer
3 23 (11.79%) Business Analyst
4 20 (10.26%) Architect
5 14 (7.18%) Consultant
6 12 (6.15%) Project Manager
7 11 (5.64%) Administrator
8 10 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.62%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.08%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (3.08%) Service Manager
10 6 (3.08%) Change Analyst
11 5 (2.56%) Data Analyst
11 5 (2.56%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.56%) .NET Developer
11 5 (2.56%) Bid Manager
12 4 (2.05%) Customer Services Manager
12 4 (2.05%) QlikView Developer
12 4 (2.05%) C# Developer
12 4 (2.05%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.72%) Web Services
1 17 (8.72%) .NET
2 12 (6.15%) XML
3 10 (5.13%) XML-RPC
3 10 (5.13%) Classic ASP
4 9 (4.62%) COM+
5 6 (3.08%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.08%) jQuery
5 6 (3.08%) HTML
6 5 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.56%) Middleware
6 5 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (2.05%) WCF
7 4 (2.05%) Spring
7 4 (2.05%) Apache CXF
7 4 (2.05%) Struts2
7 4 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (2.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (2.05%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.05%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.05%) Open Source
3 4 (2.05%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (2.05%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.54%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.03%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.03%) Life Science
5 2 (1.03%) PKI
5 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.03%) Replication
5 2 (1.03%) DTV
5 2 (1.03%) NHS
6 1 (0.51%) Clustering
6 1 (0.51%) GIS
6 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.51%) FMCG
6 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.51%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.10%) Linux
2 6 (3.08%) Windows
2 6 (3.08%) Solaris
3 5 (2.56%) UNIX
4 4 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.05%) AIX
5 3 (1.54%) zOS
6 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.95%) Project Management
2 17 (8.72%) Migration
3 16 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 13 (6.67%) Service Management
6 12 (6.15%) PRINCE2
6 12 (6.15%) Data Migration
6 12 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (5.64%) CRM
7 11 (5.64%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (5.64%) Programme Management
8 10 (5.13%) Service Delivery
8 10 (5.13%) Data Modelling
8 10 (5.13%) ITIL
9 9 (4.62%) Business Analysis
10 8 (4.10%) Data Analysis
10 8 (4.10%) Coaching
10 8 (4.10%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.69%) Java
2 13 (6.67%) SQL
3 6 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.56%) C#
5 3 (1.54%) PHP
6 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.03%) VBA
6 2 (1.03%) C
7 1 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (10.77%) Degree
2 14 (7.18%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.10%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.56%) HND
4 5 (2.56%) ISEB
5 3 (1.54%) ACCA
5 3 (1.54%) CIMA
6 2 (1.03%) AAT
6 2 (1.03%) PMP
6 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.51%) HNC
7 1 (0.51%) CCNP
7 1 (0.51%) CCNA
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.51%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.51%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.10%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.03%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (12.31%) Oracle
2 23 (11.79%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.23%) SAP
4 9 (4.62%) HP
5 7 (3.59%) EMC
6 6 (3.08%) Cisco
6 6 (3.08%) BMC
6 6 (3.08%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.05%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.05%) Intel
7 4 (2.05%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.05%) Informatica
8 3 (1.54%) Cognos
8 3 (1.54%) Citrix
8 3 (1.54%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.03%) Remedy
9 2 (1.03%) SunGard
9 2 (1.03%) Sun
9 2 (1.03%) Nokia
9 2 (1.03%) CA
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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The People Network
Rate: £470 - £510 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Rate: £380 - £450 per day
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