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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Finance 108 149 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.36% 14.84% 9.10%
As % of the General category 40.00% 32.18% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 72 50
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £548 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £10.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +395.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
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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
270 463 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.89% 46.12% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 197 142
Average daily rate £413 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £168 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% +103.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £28.70 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £48.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014, 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 41 (18.47%) Project Management
2 38 (17.12%) Microsoft
3 31 (13.96%) MS Excel
4 28 (12.61%) Telecoms
5 25 (11.26%) Oracle
5 25 (11.26%) Migration
6 24 (10.81%) Degree
7 23 (10.36%) Marketing
8 20 (9.01%) SQL Server
8 20 (9.01%) SQL
8 20 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (9.01%) MS PowerPoint
9 19 (8.56%) MS Office
10 18 (8.11%) Windows
10 18 (8.11%) Service Delivery
11 17 (7.66%) SAP
12 16 (7.21%) PRINCE2
13 15 (6.76%) CRM
14 13 (5.86%) Firewall
15 11 (4.95%) SLA
15 11 (4.95%) Citrix
16 10 (4.50%) SharePoint
16 10 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (4.50%) ERP
16 10 (4.50%) Data Modelling
16 10 (4.50%) QlikView
16 10 (4.50%) Security Cleared
17 9 (4.05%) Data Analysis
17 9 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (4.05%) Billing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (4.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.80%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.35%) CMS
3 3 (1.35%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.90%) IIS
4 2 (0.90%) WordPress
5 1 (0.45%) Moodle
5 1 (0.45%) Confluence
5 1 (0.45%) Apache
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.45%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 31 (13.96%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (8.56%) MS Office
4 5 (2.25%) MS Project
5 4 (1.80%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.35%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.35%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.35%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.90%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.90%) Agresso
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.45%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.45%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) Force.com
1 2 (0.90%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.86%) Firewall
2 8 (3.60%) Network Security
3 6 (2.70%) WAN
4 5 (2.25%) SSL
4 5 (2.25%) SAN
4 5 (2.25%) NetScaler
5 4 (1.80%) Broadband
5 4 (1.80%) 3G
5 4 (1.80%) MPLS
5 4 (1.80%) OSPF
5 4 (1.80%) BGP
6 3 (1.35%) Internet
7 2 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.90%) Wireless
7 2 (0.90%) LAN
7 2 (0.90%) Intranet
8 1 (0.45%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.45%) IGRP
8 1 (0.45%) SMTP
8 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (4.50%) QlikView
3 6 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.25%) MySQL
5 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.80%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.35%) MS Access
6 3 (1.35%) Firebird
6 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.90%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.45%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.35%) GDB
2 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.45%) MSI
4 1 (0.45%) Xcode
4 1 (0.45%) Subversion
4 1 (0.45%) JIRA
4 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (12.61%) Telecoms
2 23 (10.36%) Marketing
3 9 (4.05%) Billing
4 7 (3.15%) Banking
4 7 (3.15%) Retail
4 7 (3.15%) Publishing
5 6 (2.70%) Legal
5 6 (2.70%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.35%) Games
7 2 (0.90%) Law
7 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (19.37%) Analyst
2 28 (12.61%) Consultant
3 27 (12.16%) Project Manager
4 21 (9.46%) Developer
5 17 (7.66%) Architect
6 16 (7.21%) Business Analyst
7 12 (5.41%) Service Manager
8 10 (4.50%) Delivery Manager
9 8 (3.60%) Services Delivery Manager
9 8 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.15%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.15%) Administrator
11 6 (2.70%) Contracts Manager
12 5 (2.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 5 (2.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.25%) Senior Architect
12 5 (2.25%) Project Administrator
12 5 (2.25%) Infrastructure Manager
12 5 (2.25%) Programme Manager
12 5 (2.25%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.05%) .NET
2 7 (3.15%) HTML
3 6 (2.70%) jQuery
4 5 (2.25%) CSS
4 5 (2.25%) JSON
5 4 (1.80%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.80%) XML
6 3 (1.35%) HTML5
7 2 (0.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.90%) Struts
7 2 (0.90%) Flash
7 2 (0.90%) Middleware
7 2 (0.90%) MDX
7 2 (0.90%) WCF
7 2 (0.90%) Spring
7 2 (0.90%) Ajax
8 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.45%) JSP
8 1 (0.45%) SOAP
8 1 (0.45%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.15%) Mainframe
1 7 (3.15%) Computer Science
2 4 (1.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.35%) Thin Client
3 3 (1.35%) Fat Client
3 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (0.90%) Open Source
4 2 (0.90%) iPad
5 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.45%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.45%) DTV
5 1 (0.45%) GIS
5 1 (0.45%) Replication
5 1 (0.45%) SCORM
5 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.45%) PKI
5 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.11%) Windows
2 7 (3.15%) UNIX
3 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.35%) Linux
5 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.45%) zOS
6 1 (0.45%) AIX
6 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (18.47%) Project Management
2 25 (11.26%) Migration
3 20 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 16 (7.21%) PRINCE2
6 15 (6.76%) CRM
7 10 (4.50%) ERP
7 10 (4.50%) Data Modelling
8 9 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (4.05%) Data Analysis
9 8 (3.60%) Programme Management
9 8 (3.60%) Risk Management
10 7 (3.15%) Validation
10 7 (3.15%) ITIL
10 7 (3.15%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (3.15%) Logistics
10 7 (3.15%) Telemarketing
10 7 (3.15%) Business Development
10 7 (3.15%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (3.15%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.01%) SQL
2 8 (3.60%) C
2 8 (3.60%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.70%) C#
4 4 (1.80%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.35%) Java
5 3 (1.35%) PHP
5 3 (1.35%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.35%) VBA
5 3 (1.35%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.45%) VB6
6 1 (0.45%) XPath
6 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (10.81%) Degree
2 10 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.05%) PMP
3 9 (4.05%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.25%) ACCA
5 5 (2.25%) CIMA
5 5 (2.25%) HND
5 5 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.35%) APMP
7 2 (0.90%) AAT
7 2 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.90%) CAPM
7 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) CCNP
8 1 (0.45%) CCNA
8 1 (0.45%) CCA
8 1 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.95%) SLA
2 4 (1.80%) COBIT
3 3 (1.35%) QA
4 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (2.25%) ProxySG
1 5 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.90%) XenApp
4 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.45%) Xen
4 1 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.35%) SCOrch
1 3 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.90%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (17.12%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.26%) Oracle
3 17 (7.66%) SAP
4 11 (4.95%) Citrix
5 9 (4.05%) Cisco
6 7 (3.15%) CheckPoint
7 5 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.25%) Thunderhead
7 5 (2.25%) Blue Coat
7 5 (2.25%) Nokia
7 5 (2.25%) ArcSight
7 5 (2.25%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.25%) HP
8 4 (1.80%) IBM
9 3 (1.35%) Intel
9 3 (1.35%) Juniper
9 3 (1.35%) Informatica
9 3 (1.35%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.35%) F5
10 2 (0.90%) NetApp
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