The 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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 43 66 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 15.30% 27.97% 14.01%
As % of the General category 34.13% 54.10% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 20
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£378 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £511 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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 Slough region.

General Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
126 122 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 44.84% 51.69% 47.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 68 67
Average daily rate £360 £328 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 24 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 17 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (18.75%) Project Management
5 14 (17.50%) SAP
6 13 (16.25%) Banking
7 12 (15.00%) ITIL
7 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (13.75%) MS Office
8 11 (13.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (13.75%) Service Management
9 9 (11.25%) Risk Management
9 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
9 9 (11.25%) HP
9 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
9 9 (11.25%) SQL
9 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (11.25%) Information Security
9 9 (11.25%) Programme Management
10 8 (10.00%) Java
10 8 (10.00%) Windows
10 8 (10.00%) ERP
11 7 (8.75%) SAP BW
11 7 (8.75%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (8.75%) IBM
11 7 (8.75%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (7.50%) VMware
12 6 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (7.50%) ISEB

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.50%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.25%) SAS
4 1 (1.25%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (13.75%) MS Office
2 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.50%) MS Project
4 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.50%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.25%) Misys Midas
3 1 (1.25%) Unica
3 1 (1.25%) Sage 1000
3 1 (1.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.50%) DNS
2 2 (2.50%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) MPLS
3 1 (1.25%) DAB
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SAP BW
2 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.00%) DB2
3 4 (5.00%) SAP BI
4 3 (3.75%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (3.75%) SAP HANA
4 3 (3.75%) OLAP
5 2 (2.50%) DataStage
6 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.25%) MS Access
6 1 (1.25%) Big Data
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.25%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Toad
1 2 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) Hudson
2 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (16.25%) Banking
3 11 (13.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 5 (6.25%) Legal
4 5 (6.25%) Marketing
5 4 (5.00%) Electronics
5 4 (5.00%) Retail
5 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.75%) Billing
7 2 (2.50%) Back Office
7 2 (2.50%) Law
8 1 (1.25%) Publishing
8 1 (1.25%) Games
8 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (30.00%) Analyst
2 10 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (10.00%) Developer
3 8 (10.00%) Information Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) Information Security Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) Consultant
4 7 (8.75%) Security Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Designer
6 5 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (5.00%) Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Technical Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) Middleware
2 4 (5.00%) SOAP
3 3 (3.75%) .NET
3 3 (3.75%) REST
4 2 (2.50%) BAPI
4 2 (2.50%) MDX
4 2 (2.50%) RESTful
4 2 (2.50%) HTML
4 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.50%) Web Services
4 2 (2.50%) XML
4 2 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.25%) J2EE
5 1 (1.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.00%) iSeries
3 4 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.00%) DTV
4 3 (3.75%) HP Storage
4 3 (3.75%) PMI
5 2 (2.50%) Statistics
5 2 (2.50%) Kindle
5 2 (2.50%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.25%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.25%) Informatics
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Mac OS X
3 4 (5.00%) Linux
4 3 (3.75%) AIX
4 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.50%) Solaris
5 2 (2.50%) UNIX
5 2 (2.50%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.25%) SUSE
6 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (18.75%) Project Management
3 12 (15.00%) ITIL
4 11 (13.75%) Service Management
5 9 (11.25%) Risk Management
5 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (11.25%) Information Security
5 9 (11.25%) Programme Management
6 8 (10.00%) ERP
7 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.75%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (7.50%) SDLC
9 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.25%) Data Management
10 4 (5.00%) CRM
10 4 (5.00%) ETL
10 4 (5.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.25%) SQL
2 8 (10.00%) Java
3 5 (6.25%) ABAP
4 2 (2.50%) C#
4 2 (2.50%) Perl
4 2 (2.50%) VB
4 2 (2.50%) SAPscript
5 1 (1.25%) Groovy
5 1 (1.25%) RPG/400
5 1 (1.25%) RPG IV
5 1 (1.25%) RPG
5 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (7.50%) ISEB
3 4 (5.00%) Degree
4 3 (3.75%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.50%) ACCA
5 2 (2.50%) CIMA
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.25%) CCNP
6 1 (1.25%) CCNA
6 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) NFS
2 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) SAP
2 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.25%) HP
4 7 (8.75%) IBM
5 6 (7.50%) Business Objects
5 6 (7.50%) VMware
6 4 (5.00%) Oracle
6 4 (5.00%) Sage
6 4 (5.00%) Remedy
7 3 (3.75%) McAfee
7 3 (3.75%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (3.75%) Dell
7 3 (3.75%) Citrix
7 3 (3.75%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.75%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.50%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.50%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (2.50%) Meru Networks
8 2 (2.50%) Tekelec
8 2 (2.50%) Sandvine
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