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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 7 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 113 161 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.38% 14.44% 12.69%
As % of the General category 38.70% 36.26% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 96 78
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£425 £400 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £175.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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
292 444 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.98% 39.82% 51.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 215 165
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £221 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £548 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 20
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.53% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.85 £50.50 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.84%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 36 (18.18%) Project Management
2 26 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 25 (12.63%) Telecoms
4 20 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (9.60%) .NET
5 19 (9.60%) Oracle
5 19 (9.60%) SQL Server
5 19 (9.60%) Degree
6 17 (8.59%) SAP
7 16 (8.08%) Marketing
8 15 (7.58%) MS Excel
8 15 (7.58%) Migration
8 15 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (7.07%) SQL
9 14 (7.07%) Web Services
9 14 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (6.06%) XML
10 12 (6.06%) Security Cleared
11 11 (5.56%) MS Office
11 11 (5.56%) Service Management
11 11 (5.56%) Legal
11 11 (5.56%) Performance Management
12 10 (5.05%) PRINCE2
12 10 (5.05%) Data Modelling
12 10 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (5.05%) HP
12 10 (5.05%) MVC
12 10 (5.05%) Retail
12 10 (5.05%) QA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 8 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.53%) Apache
3 4 (2.02%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.52%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.52%) JBoss
5 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.51%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.51%) CMS
6 1 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.51%) IIS
6 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.51%) Lync
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.56%) MS Office
3 7 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.01%) Agresso
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.01%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.51%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.51%) HFM
4 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.51%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.03%) WAN
2 5 (2.53%) Broadband
2 5 (2.53%) Internet
2 5 (2.53%) 3G
3 4 (2.02%) Firewall
3 4 (2.02%) SSL
4 3 (1.52%) LAN
4 3 (1.52%) Network Security
4 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.01%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.51%) VoLTE
6 1 (0.51%) VPN
6 1 (0.51%) DNS
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.51%) LTE
6 1 (0.51%) 4G
6 1 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.51%) FTP
6 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.05%) QlikView
3 7 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.01%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.01%) MySQL
7 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.51%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.51%) IDOL
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.01%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.51%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.51%) Maven
3 1 (0.51%) JIRA
3 1 (0.51%) JUnit
General
1 25 (12.63%) Telecoms
2 16 (8.08%) Marketing
3 11 (5.56%) Legal
4 10 (5.05%) Retail
5 8 (4.04%) Billing
6 6 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.03%) Publishing
7 4 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.02%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.52%) Electronics
8 3 (1.52%) Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (23.74%) Analyst
2 26 (13.13%) Developer
3 25 (12.63%) Business Analyst
4 23 (11.62%) Architect
5 20 (10.10%) Consultant
6 14 (7.07%) Project Manager
7 11 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.05%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (3.03%) Financial Analyst
9 6 (3.03%) Administrator
9 6 (3.03%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.03%) Change Analyst
9 6 (3.03%) QlikView Developer
10 5 (2.53%) Bid Manager
10 5 (2.53%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.02%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.02%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (2.02%) Programme Manager
11 4 (2.02%) Customer Services Manager
11 4 (2.02%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.60%) .NET
2 14 (7.07%) Web Services
3 12 (6.06%) XML
4 9 (4.55%) Classic ASP
4 9 (4.55%) COM+
4 9 (4.55%) XML-RPC
5 6 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.03%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.53%) HTML
6 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (2.02%) WCF
7 4 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (2.02%) Middleware
7 4 (2.02%) J2EE
8 3 (1.52%) JSON
8 3 (1.52%) Application Packaging
9 2 (1.01%) CSS
9 2 (1.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.54%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.53%) Open Source
4 5 (2.53%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.52%) DTV
7 2 (1.01%) PKI
7 2 (1.01%) Replication
7 2 (1.01%) GIS
7 2 (1.01%) NHS
7 2 (1.01%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.51%) FMCG
8 1 (0.51%) Life Science
8 1 (0.51%) CMDB
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.55%) Windows
2 5 (2.53%) Linux
3 4 (2.02%) UNIX
3 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.52%) Solaris
4 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.51%) zOS
5 1 (0.51%) AIX
5 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.18%) Project Management
2 20 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (7.58%) Migration
3 15 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (5.56%) Service Management
5 11 (5.56%) Performance Management
6 10 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (5.05%) PRINCE2
6 10 (5.05%) Data Modelling
6 10 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (5.05%) MVC
7 9 (4.55%) Scrum
7 9 (4.55%) ITIL
7 9 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 9 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 9 (4.55%) Data Migration
8 8 (4.04%) Data Analysis
8 8 (4.04%) CRM
8 8 (4.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.07%) SQL
2 8 (4.04%) Java
3 7 (3.54%) C#
4 4 (2.02%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.52%) PHP
5 3 (1.52%) C
5 3 (1.52%) VBA
6 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (9.60%) Degree
2 12 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.53%) PMP
4 5 (2.53%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.52%) ACCA
5 3 (1.52%) CIMA
5 3 (1.52%) ISEB
6 2 (1.01%) HND
6 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.01%) CAPM
6 2 (1.01%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (1.01%) AAT
7 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.51%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.51%) PCI QSA
7 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) MCP
7 1 (0.51%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.05%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.01%) COBIT
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (3.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.01%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.51%) XenApp
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) SCCM
1 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.60%) Oracle
3 17 (8.59%) SAP
4 10 (5.05%) HP
5 7 (3.54%) EMC
6 6 (3.03%) BMC
6 6 (3.03%) Cisco
7 5 (2.53%) Citrix
7 5 (2.53%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.02%) Intel
8 4 (2.02%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.52%) Blue Coat
9 3 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.52%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.52%) Cognos
9 3 (1.52%) CA
10 2 (1.01%) Informatica
10 2 (1.01%) Nokia
10 2 (1.01%) Sun
10 2 (1.01%) SunGard
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