The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Slough region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Finance 74 42 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.14% 15.16% 18.38%
As % of the General category 51.75% 30.66% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 22 29
Average daily rate £450 £405 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £19.39 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.87% -22.44%
General Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
143 137 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 54.37% 49.46% 44.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 77 62
Average daily rate £375 £333 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -16.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £215 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Finance
Berkshire

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Slough region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Slough region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Slough region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 29 (22.83%) CRM
2 26 (20.47%) Oracle
3 25 (19.69%) Telecoms
4 22 (17.32%) Time Management
5 21 (16.54%) Use Case
5 21 (16.54%) UML
5 21 (16.54%) Project Management
6 20 (15.75%) .NET
6 20 (15.75%) Systems Analysis
7 15 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (11.81%) SAP
7 15 (11.81%) PRINCE2
8 14 (11.02%) Siebel
8 14 (11.02%) Programme Management
8 14 (11.02%) Banking
9 13 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (9.45%) Marketing
11 11 (8.66%) Migration
11 11 (8.66%) MS Excel
12 10 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (7.09%) PCI DSS
13 9 (7.09%) Windows
13 9 (7.09%) Java
14 8 (6.30%) SQL
14 8 (6.30%) MS Project
15 7 (5.51%) Digital Marketing
15 7 (5.51%) DNS
15 7 (5.51%) Microsoft
16 6 (4.72%) GPRS
16 6 (4.72%) HP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (2.36%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.57%) Confluence
3 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.79%) Apache
3 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.30%) MS Project
3 4 (3.15%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.15%) Maya
3 4 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.79%) JDE World
2 1 (0.79%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.51%) DNS
2 6 (4.72%) 2G
2 6 (4.72%) RNC
2 6 (4.72%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (4.72%) GPRS
2 6 (4.72%) 3G
2 6 (4.72%) UTRAN
3 4 (3.15%) SSL
4 1 (0.79%) SSH
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.79%) LTE
4 1 (0.79%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.79%) MPLS
4 1 (0.79%) Firewall
4 1 (0.79%) Frame Relay
4 1 (0.79%) GSM
4 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.79%) LDAP
4 1 (0.79%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.72%) DataStage
2 5 (3.94%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.15%) MySQL
4 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.36%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.57%) QlikView
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Subversion
1 2 (1.57%) JIRA
1 2 (1.57%) Selenium
1 2 (1.57%) Ant
2 1 (0.79%) JUnit
2 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.79%) IntelliJ
2 1 (0.79%) NUnit
2 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.79%) Hudson
2 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.79%) Gradle
2 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.79%) Grunt
2 1 (0.79%) Apache Ivy
General
1 25 (19.69%) Telecoms
2 14 (11.02%) Banking
3 12 (9.45%) Marketing
4 6 (4.72%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.72%) Electronics
5 4 (3.15%) Legal
6 3 (2.36%) Retail
7 2 (1.57%) Publishing
7 2 (1.57%) Automotive
7 2 (1.57%) Law
8 1 (0.79%) Back Office
8 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.79%) French Language
Job Titles
1 43 (33.86%) Project Manager
2 31 (24.41%) Analyst
3 20 (15.75%) Business Analyst
4 10 (7.87%) Technical Analyst
4 10 (7.87%) Contracts Manager
4 10 (7.87%) Technical Business Analyst
5 8 (6.30%) Technical Manager
5 8 (6.30%) Developer
5 8 (6.30%) Technical Project Manager
6 7 (5.51%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (5.51%) Architect
7 5 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (3.94%) Administrator
7 5 (3.94%) Server Engineer
8 4 (3.15%) Network Planner
8 4 (3.15%) PMO Administrator
8 4 (3.15%) Consultant
8 4 (3.15%) Change Manager
8 4 (3.15%) CRM Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.36%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.75%) .NET
2 5 (3.94%) XML
2 5 (3.94%) .NET Framework
2 5 (3.94%) HTML
3 4 (3.15%) CSS
3 4 (3.15%) SOAP
3 4 (3.15%) jQuery
4 3 (2.36%) Web Services
4 3 (2.36%) J2EE
5 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.79%) CPAN
5 1 (0.79%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.79%) LAMP
5 1 (0.79%) XML-RPC
5 1 (0.79%) Ajax
5 1 (0.79%) MooTools
5 1 (0.79%) WAMP
5 1 (0.79%) RESTful
5 1 (0.79%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.72%) DTV
2 4 (3.15%) iSeries
3 3 (2.36%) AS400
3 3 (2.36%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.57%) PMI
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) Wiki
5 1 (0.79%) Physics
5 1 (0.79%) Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) Statistics
5 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.09%) Windows
2 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.15%) UNIX
4 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.57%) Solaris
4 2 (1.57%) Linux
5 1 (0.79%) AIX
5 1 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.83%) CRM
2 22 (17.32%) Time Management
3 21 (16.54%) Use Case
3 21 (16.54%) UML
3 21 (16.54%) Project Management
4 20 (15.75%) Systems Analysis
5 15 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (11.81%) PRINCE2
6 14 (11.02%) Programme Management
7 13 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (8.66%) Migration
9 10 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.51%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (4.72%) Network Planning
11 6 (4.72%) Risk Management
12 5 (3.94%) Workflow
12 5 (3.94%) Change Management
12 5 (3.94%) SOA
12 5 (3.94%) Data Mapping
13 4 (3.15%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.09%) Java
2 8 (6.30%) SQL
3 5 (3.94%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.94%) RPG
4 3 (2.36%) PHP
5 2 (1.57%) RPG IV
5 2 (1.57%) Perl
5 2 (1.57%) C#
6 1 (0.79%) C
6 1 (0.79%) VBA
6 1 (0.79%) Ruby
6 1 (0.79%) Korn
6 1 (0.79%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.79%) C-shell
6 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.15%) Degree
3 3 (2.36%) PMP
4 2 (1.57%) ACCA
4 2 (1.57%) CISA
4 2 (1.57%) CIMA
5 1 (0.79%) MBA
5 1 (0.79%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.79%) CCNA
5 1 (0.79%) ISEB
5 1 (0.79%) CISSP
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.79%) RHCE
5 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.36%) SLA
3 2 (1.57%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.94%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.15%) NFS
4 1 (0.79%) Xen
4 1 (0.79%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) SCCM
2 1 (0.79%) YUM
2 1 (0.79%) Puppet
2 1 (0.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (20.47%) Oracle
2 15 (11.81%) SAP
3 14 (11.02%) Siebel
4 7 (5.51%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.72%) HP
5 6 (4.72%) Ericsson
5 6 (4.72%) VMware
6 5 (3.94%) Metastorm
7 4 (3.15%) F5
7 4 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.15%) IBM
7 4 (3.15%) EMC
8 2 (1.57%) Sun
8 2 (1.57%) Cisco
8 2 (1.57%) Cognos
8 2 (1.57%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.57%) Amdocs
8 2 (1.57%) Cerion
9 1 (0.79%) Minitab