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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 18 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 80 94 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.95% 9.69% 12.37%
As % of the General category 21.51% 32.41% 35.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 61 69
Median daily rate £465 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £213 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -13.33%
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
372 290 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 36.98% 29.90% 34.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 116 148
Median daily rate £389 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £234 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £615 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Median hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.10% -7.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £26.74
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.48%

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 6 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 43 (23.89%) Project Management
2 23 (12.78%) Oracle
2 23 (12.78%) PRINCE2
3 22 (12.22%) Telecoms
3 22 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (11.11%) Banking
4 20 (11.11%) SAP
4 20 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 17 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (7.78%) Cisco
6 14 (7.78%) SQL
6 14 (7.78%) MS Excel
6 14 (7.78%) Retail
7 13 (7.22%) Degree
7 13 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (6.67%) Windows
8 12 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 12 (6.67%) .NET
8 12 (6.67%) Active Directory
8 12 (6.67%) Security Cleared
9 11 (6.11%) Programme Management
10 10 (5.56%) MS Office
10 10 (5.56%) SharePoint
10 10 (5.56%) SC Cleared
10 10 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (5.00%) Process Improvement
11 9 (5.00%) ITIL
11 9 (5.00%) Java
11 9 (5.00%) Hyperion

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 10 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.22%) JBoss
4 3 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.11%) IIS
5 2 (1.11%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.11%) MQSI
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.56%) Apache
6 1 (0.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.56%) MS Office
3 4 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.22%) MS Project
4 3 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.56%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.22%) HFM
3 3 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.67%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (1.67%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.67%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (1.11%) Primavera
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.56%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.56%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.56%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.11%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.33%) Firewall
2 4 (2.22%) Network Security
2 4 (2.22%) WAN
3 3 (1.67%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.11%) ATM
4 2 (1.11%) LAN
4 2 (1.11%) SAN
4 2 (1.11%) VoIP
4 2 (1.11%) Wireless
5 1 (0.56%) 3G
5 1 (0.56%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.56%) BGP
5 1 (0.56%) DWDM
5 1 (0.56%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.56%) Internet
5 1 (0.56%) MPLS
5 1 (0.56%) OSPF
5 1 (0.56%) RSVP
5 1 (0.56%) SDH
5 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (3.33%) QlikView
4 6 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.67%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.11%) Essbase
8 2 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.56%) GIS
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.56%) Power BI
9 1 (0.56%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Maven
1 4 (2.22%) Selenium
2 3 (1.67%) Artifactory
2 3 (1.67%) Checkstyle
2 3 (1.67%) Cobertura
2 3 (1.67%) FindBugs
2 3 (1.67%) Hudson
2 3 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.67%) Liquibase
2 3 (1.67%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (1.67%) Subversion
3 2 (1.11%) MSTest
3 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.56%) TestDirector
General
1 22 (12.22%) Telecoms
2 20 (11.11%) Banking
3 14 (7.78%) Retail
4 9 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.44%) Marketing
6 7 (3.89%) Legal
7 6 (3.33%) Billing
8 5 (2.78%) Electronics
9 3 (1.67%) Back Office
10 2 (1.11%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.56%) French Language
11 1 (0.56%) Front Office
11 1 (0.56%) German Language
11 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.56%) Law
11 1 (0.56%) Military
11 1 (0.56%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.56%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (24.44%) Project Manager
2 25 (13.89%) Analyst
3 17 (9.44%) Consultant
4 15 (8.33%) Architect
5 13 (7.22%) Business Analyst
6 11 (6.11%) Developer
6 11 (6.11%) IT Manager
6 11 (6.11%) Senior Manager
7 9 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
8 7 (3.89%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (3.89%) Programme Manager
9 6 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
9 6 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
10 5 (2.78%) Finance Manager
10 5 (2.78%) Oracle Project Manager
10 5 (2.78%) Process Improvement Manager
10 5 (2.78%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
11 4 (2.22%) Cognos Enterprise Planning Consultant
11 4 (2.22%) Cognos Planning Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.67%) .NET
2 8 (4.44%) Web Services
3 6 (3.33%) REST
4 4 (2.22%) Spring
5 3 (1.67%) COM
5 3 (1.67%) CSS
5 3 (1.67%) JSON
5 3 (1.67%) SOAP
5 3 (1.67%) Struts
5 3 (1.67%) XML
6 2 (1.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.11%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.11%) Backbone.js
6 2 (1.11%) Ember.js
6 2 (1.11%) HTML
6 2 (1.11%) LESS
6 2 (1.11%) Sass
6 2 (1.11%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.89%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.67%) User Experience
5 2 (1.11%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.11%) NHS
6 1 (0.56%) Clustering
6 1 (0.56%) CMDB
6 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.56%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.56%) FMCG
6 1 (0.56%) PKI
6 1 (0.56%) PMI
6 1 (0.56%) Replication
6 1 (0.56%) Statistics
6 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.67%) Windows
2 6 (3.33%) Linux
3 4 (2.22%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.11%) SUSE
6 1 (0.56%) AIX
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Unix
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (23.89%) Project Management
2 23 (12.78%) PRINCE2
3 22 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (6.11%) Programme Management
6 9 (5.00%) ITIL
6 9 (5.00%) Process Improvement
6 9 (5.00%) SDLC
7 8 (4.44%) Business Analysis
7 8 (4.44%) Change Management
7 8 (4.44%) ITSM
7 8 (4.44%) Risk Management
7 8 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (3.89%) Data Modelling
8 7 (3.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (3.33%) Automation Testing
9 6 (3.33%) DevOps
9 6 (3.33%) ETL
10 5 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.78%) SQL
2 9 (5.00%) Java
3 4 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.67%) C#
4 3 (1.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.11%) PHP
5 2 (1.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.11%) VBA
6 1 (0.56%) C
6 1 (0.56%) Perl
6 1 (0.56%) Python
6 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (7.22%) Degree
2 12 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.89%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.89%) PMP
5 4 (2.22%) ACCA
5 4 (2.22%) ISEB
6 3 (1.67%) CIMA
6 3 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.11%) CCNA
7 2 (1.11%) CCNP
7 2 (1.11%) MCIPD
8 1 (0.56%) CCDP
8 1 (0.56%) CISSP
8 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.56%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.56%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.56%) MBA
8 1 (0.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.78%) QA
2 3 (1.67%) GAAP
3 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) RMADS
System Software
1 12 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.56%) KVM
3 1 (0.56%) RHEV
3 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.22%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.67%) SCCM
3 2 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.11%) OPNET
3 2 (1.11%) vRealize
4 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.56%) Control-M
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.56%) Puppet
4 1 (0.56%) SCOM
4 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (12.78%) Oracle
2 20 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.11%) SAP
3 14 (7.78%) Cisco
4 9 (5.00%) Hyperion
5 8 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.89%) VMware
7 5 (2.78%) Saba
8 4 (2.22%) Citrix
8 4 (2.22%) Cognos
8 4 (2.22%) Fortinet
8 4 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (2.22%) Progress
9 3 (1.67%) HP
9 3 (1.67%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.67%) Remedy
10 2 (1.11%) Adobe
10 2 (1.11%) Juniper
10 2 (1.11%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.11%) SolarWinds
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