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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 116 143 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.23% 15.91% 12.70%
As % of the General category 39.59% 41.69% 42.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 92 52
Median daily rate £428 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £39.25 £50.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.50% +75.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £50.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.85 £50.00 £37.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +15.15%
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
293 343 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 35.95% 38.15% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 153 92
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £206 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 7
Median hourly rate £19.61 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.07% -26.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 37 (18.97%) Project Management
2 30 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 27 (13.85%) Telecoms
4 25 (12.82%) MS Excel
5 24 (12.31%) SAP
6 22 (11.28%) Oracle
7 19 (9.74%) Windows
7 19 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (8.72%) MS Office
8 17 (8.72%) SQL
8 17 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (7.69%) Degree
9 15 (7.69%) SDLC
10 14 (7.18%) Cisco
11 13 (6.67%) Active Directory
11 13 (6.67%) .NET
11 13 (6.67%) Web Services
11 13 (6.67%) Linux
11 13 (6.67%) Marketing
11 13 (6.67%) Banking
11 13 (6.67%) Data Centre
12 12 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (6.15%) SOA
13 11 (5.64%) Data Modelling
13 11 (5.64%) MS PowerPoint
14 10 (5.13%) Retail
14 10 (5.13%) CRM
14 10 (5.13%) PRINCE2
14 10 (5.13%) SQL Server

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 9 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (3.59%) JBoss
2 7 (3.59%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.05%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.03%) CMS
5 2 (1.03%) IIS
5 2 (1.03%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.03%) MQSI
5 2 (1.03%) SAS
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.72%) MS Office
3 11 (5.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.05%) MS Project
5 3 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.54%) HFM
3 3 (1.54%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.54%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.03%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (1.03%) Sage 200
4 2 (1.03%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.03%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.51%) Primavera
5 1 (0.51%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.51%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.08%) SaaS
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.59%) Firewall
2 6 (3.08%) Network Security
2 6 (3.08%) WAN
3 5 (2.56%) LAN
4 4 (2.05%) VoIP
5 3 (1.54%) Internet
5 3 (1.54%) MPLS
5 3 (1.54%) VPN
5 3 (1.54%) WLAN
6 2 (1.03%) BGP
6 2 (1.03%) PBX
6 2 (1.03%) SAN
6 2 (1.03%) Wireless
7 1 (0.51%) 4G
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.51%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.51%) FWSM
7 1 (0.51%) LTE
7 1 (0.51%) RSVP
7 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (3.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (2.56%) QlikView
5 5 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.54%) Essbase
7 2 (1.03%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.03%) Power BI
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) GIS
8 1 (0.51%) MS Access
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.51%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.51%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.59%) MSTest
3 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.03%) Maven
3 2 (1.03%) Selenium
3 2 (1.03%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.03%) Subversion
4 1 (0.51%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.51%) Checkstyle
4 1 (0.51%) Cobertura
4 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.51%) FindBugs
4 1 (0.51%) Hudson
4 1 (0.51%) JIRA
4 1 (0.51%) JUnit
4 1 (0.51%) Liquibase
4 1 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.51%) TestRail
4 1 (0.51%) Toad
General
1 27 (13.85%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.67%) Banking
2 13 (6.67%) Marketing
3 10 (5.13%) Legal
3 10 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.13%) Retail
4 7 (3.59%) Electronics
4 7 (3.59%) Law
5 2 (1.03%) Billing
5 2 (1.03%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.03%) Publishing
5 2 (1.03%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.51%) French Language
6 1 (0.51%) Front Office
6 1 (0.51%) German Language
6 1 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.51%) Military
6 1 (0.51%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (12.82%) Analyst
2 24 (12.31%) Consultant
3 23 (11.79%) Project Manager
4 21 (10.77%) Architect
5 18 (9.23%) Developer
5 18 (9.23%) IT Manager
6 12 (6.15%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.13%) Administrator
8 8 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.08%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (3.08%) Network Engineer
9 6 (3.08%) Project Administrator
9 6 (3.08%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (3.08%) Sourcing Manager
10 5 (2.56%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (2.56%) Support Analyst
10 5 (2.56%) Technical Manager
11 4 (2.05%) Cognos Consultant
11 4 (2.05%) SAP Consultant
11 4 (2.05%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.67%) .NET
1 13 (6.67%) Web Services
2 8 (4.10%) REST
3 7 (3.59%) SOAP
4 6 (3.08%) JSON
4 6 (3.08%) Spring
5 5 (2.56%) Struts
6 4 (2.05%) HTML
7 3 (1.54%) COM
7 3 (1.54%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.54%) MSMQ
7 3 (1.54%) XML
8 2 (1.03%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.03%) Backbone.js
8 2 (1.03%) CSS
8 2 (1.03%) Ember.js
8 2 (1.03%) LESS
8 2 (1.03%) Middleware
8 2 (1.03%) Sass
8 2 (1.03%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.05%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.05%) User Experience
5 3 (1.54%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.03%) IVR
6 2 (1.03%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.03%) PMI
7 1 (0.51%) Clustering
7 1 (0.51%) CMDB
7 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.51%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.51%) FMCG
7 1 (0.51%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.51%) PKI
7 1 (0.51%) Replication
7 1 (0.51%) Statistics
7 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.74%) Windows
2 13 (6.67%) Linux
3 5 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.03%) AIX
6 2 (1.03%) Android
6 2 (1.03%) Unix
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.97%) Project Management
2 19 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (7.69%) SDLC
5 12 (6.15%) SOA
6 11 (5.64%) Data Modelling
7 10 (5.13%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 10 (5.13%) Change Management
7 10 (5.13%) CRM
7 10 (5.13%) PRINCE2
7 10 (5.13%) Programme Management
8 8 (4.10%) B2B
8 8 (4.10%) Data Entry
8 8 (4.10%) Information Security
8 8 (4.10%) ITIL
8 8 (4.10%) Workflow
9 7 (3.59%) Logistics
9 7 (3.59%) Migration
9 7 (3.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.72%) SQL
2 10 (5.13%) Java
3 6 (3.08%) C#
4 5 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.05%) C
6 2 (1.03%) C++
6 2 (1.03%) PHP
6 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.51%) ABAP
7 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.51%) Perl
7 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (7.69%) Degree
2 6 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.56%) PMP
3 5 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.05%) ACCA
4 4 (2.05%) HND
5 3 (1.54%) CIMA
5 3 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.03%) CCNA
6 2 (1.03%) CCNP
6 2 (1.03%) CISSP
6 2 (1.03%) ISEB
6 2 (1.03%) MCP
6 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.51%) CCDP
7 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.51%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.51%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.03%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.51%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) RMADS
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) KVM
3 1 (0.51%) RHEV
3 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (2.56%) OPNET
2 3 (1.54%) SCCM
3 2 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.51%) Control-M
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.51%) Puppet
4 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.31%) SAP
3 22 (11.28%) Oracle
4 14 (7.18%) Cisco
5 9 (4.62%) Hyperion
6 6 (3.08%) VMware
7 5 (2.56%) Riverbed
7 5 (2.56%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.05%) Cognos
8 4 (2.05%) HP
8 4 (2.05%) IBM
8 4 (2.05%) Palo Alto
8 4 (2.05%) Remedy
8 4 (2.05%) Tufin
9 3 (1.54%) Adobe
9 3 (1.54%) Citrix
9 3 (1.54%) Juniper
10 2 (1.03%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (1.03%) Sage
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