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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 69 43 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 26.74% 17.99% 33.69%
As % of the General category 53.08% 38.05% 55.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 43
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%
General Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
130 113 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 50.39% 47.28% 60.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 59 73
Average daily rate £350 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 45 (34.35%) Telecoms
2 32 (24.43%) CRM
3 29 (22.14%) SAP
4 28 (21.37%) Marketing
5 27 (20.61%) Programme Management
6 26 (19.85%) .NET
6 26 (19.85%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (17.56%) Oracle
8 21 (16.03%) PRINCE2
8 21 (16.03%) UML
8 21 (16.03%) Use Case
9 20 (15.27%) Digital Marketing
9 20 (15.27%) Project Management
10 19 (14.50%) DTV
10 19 (14.50%) Manufacturing
10 19 (14.50%) Electronics
10 19 (14.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 17 (12.98%) Banking
11 17 (12.98%) Systems Analysis
11 17 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (11.45%) Metastorm
12 15 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (11.45%) MS Excel
13 14 (10.69%) Siebel
13 14 (10.69%) Java
13 14 (10.69%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (10.69%) Workflow
14 10 (7.63%) MS Project
14 10 (7.63%) SOAP
15 9 (6.87%) Linux

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (6.11%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.53%) Confluence
3 2 (1.53%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.76%) Apache
4 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 15 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.63%) MS Project
3 6 (4.58%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (3.05%) MS Office
6 2 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.76%) Maya
Business Applications
1 19 (14.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.29%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.53%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.76%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.76%) Cordys
4 1 (0.76%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.76%) SAP FI-AA
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Force.com
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.76%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) DNS
2 4 (3.05%) Wireless
2 4 (3.05%) Internet
2 4 (3.05%) GPRS
2 4 (3.05%) LAN
3 3 (2.29%) WAN
3 3 (2.29%) 3G
3 3 (2.29%) 2G
3 3 (2.29%) Firewall
4 2 (1.53%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (1.53%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.53%) LTE
4 2 (1.53%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.53%) RNC
4 2 (1.53%) HTTP
4 2 (1.53%) IPv6
4 2 (1.53%) INAP
4 2 (1.53%) DAB
4 2 (1.53%) UTRAN
4 2 (1.53%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.82%) DataStage
2 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.05%) MySQL
3 3 (2.29%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.53%) QlikView
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.53%) DB2
5 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Ant
2 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.53%) JIRA
2 2 (1.53%) Subversion
2 2 (1.53%) ERwin
2 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.76%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.76%) Hudson
3 1 (0.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.76%) Gradle
3 1 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 45 (34.35%) Telecoms
2 28 (21.37%) Marketing
3 19 (14.50%) Manufacturing
3 19 (14.50%) Electronics
4 17 (12.98%) Banking
5 7 (5.34%) Legal
6 6 (4.58%) Retail
7 2 (1.53%) French Language
7 2 (1.53%) Billing
7 2 (1.53%) Law
8 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.76%) Back Office
8 1 (0.76%) Publishing
8 1 (0.76%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 43 (32.82%) Analyst
2 32 (24.43%) Project Manager
3 25 (19.08%) Business Analyst
4 14 (10.69%) Technical Manager
5 13 (9.92%) Technical Project Manager
6 10 (7.63%) Technical Analyst
6 10 (7.63%) Technical Business Analyst
7 8 (6.11%) Administrator
8 7 (5.34%) Coordinator
8 7 (5.34%) Developer
9 6 (4.58%) Consultant
9 6 (4.58%) Architect
9 6 (4.58%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.82%) Senior Manager
10 5 (3.82%) Project Coordinator
10 5 (3.82%) Project Administrator
10 5 (3.82%) PMO Administrator
11 4 (3.05%) Agile Business Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) Project Office Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.85%) .NET
2 10 (7.63%) SOAP
3 8 (6.11%) Web Services
4 6 (4.58%) J2EE
5 5 (3.82%) XML
5 5 (3.82%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.29%) RESTful
7 2 (1.53%) Visualforce
7 2 (1.53%) JSON
7 2 (1.53%) Middleware
7 2 (1.53%) HTML
7 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.76%) CSS
8 1 (0.76%) WML
8 1 (0.76%) WAP
8 1 (0.76%) CPAN
8 1 (0.76%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.76%) LAMP
8 1 (0.76%) XML-RPC
8 1 (0.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) DTV
2 5 (3.82%) AS400
3 4 (3.05%) iSeries
3 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.29%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.29%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.29%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.53%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.53%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.53%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.76%) PMI
6 1 (0.76%) Firmware
6 1 (0.76%) Clustering
6 1 (0.76%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.76%) Open Source
6 1 (0.76%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.76%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.87%) Linux
2 7 (5.34%) UNIX
3 5 (3.82%) Windows
3 5 (3.82%) Solaris
3 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.76%) AIX
4 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.76%) Android
4 1 (0.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.43%) CRM
2 27 (20.61%) Programme Management
3 26 (19.85%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (16.03%) PRINCE2
4 21 (16.03%) UML
4 21 (16.03%) Use Case
5 20 (15.27%) Digital Marketing
5 20 (15.27%) Project Management
6 17 (12.98%) Systems Analysis
6 17 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (10.69%) Workflow
9 9 (6.87%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.87%) Release Management
10 8 (6.11%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.11%) ITIL
11 7 (5.34%) SOA
11 7 (5.34%) Time Management
12 6 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (4.58%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.69%) Java
2 5 (3.82%) Perl
2 5 (3.82%) RPG
2 5 (3.82%) SQL
3 4 (3.05%) RPG IV
4 3 (2.29%) C#
5 2 (1.53%) RPG/400
5 2 (1.53%) Apex Code
5 2 (1.53%) C
6 1 (0.76%) PHP
6 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.76%) VBA
6 1 (0.76%) Korn
6 1 (0.76%) Ruby
6 1 (0.76%) C-shell
6 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (6.11%) ISEB
2 7 (5.34%) Degree
3 5 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.05%) JNCIA
4 4 (3.05%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.05%) RHCE
4 4 (3.05%) CCNA
5 3 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.29%) PMP
5 3 (2.29%) CIMA
6 2 (1.53%) ACCA
7 1 (0.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) QA
1 7 (5.34%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) NFS
2 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) Xen
3 1 (0.76%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (4.58%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) Nagios
2 1 (0.76%) YUM
2 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (22.14%) SAP
2 23 (17.56%) Oracle
3 15 (11.45%) Metastorm
4 14 (10.69%) Siebel
4 14 (10.69%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (6.87%) HP
6 8 (6.11%) Lotus
7 7 (5.34%) Citrix
7 7 (5.34%) Cisco
8 5 (3.82%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.82%) Sun
8 5 (3.82%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.82%) Juniper
9 4 (3.05%) Redknee
10 3 (2.29%) IBM
11 2 (1.53%) Google
11 2 (1.53%) Amdocs
11 2 (1.53%) VMware
11 2 (1.53%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.53%) Remedy
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