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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 7 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 21 53 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 13.21% 18.28% 26.67%
As % of the General category 38.18% 41.41% 52.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 36
Median daily rate £450 £283 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.29% -19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £244 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £494 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +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 Slough region.

General Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
55 128 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 34.59% 44.14% 50.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 82 70
Median daily rate £438 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.71% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £211 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £27.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.12% +81.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 26 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 Slough region with a requirement for Finance.

1 19 (37.25%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (31.37%) Systems Analysis
3 15 (29.41%) SQL
4 12 (23.53%) .NET
4 12 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (21.57%) HTML
5 11 (21.57%) Telecoms
5 11 (21.57%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (19.61%) Degree
6 10 (19.61%) MS Project
6 10 (19.61%) XML
6 10 (19.61%) Data Modelling
7 9 (17.65%) Oracle
7 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (15.69%) Java
8 8 (15.69%) ETL
8 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (15.69%) UML
8 8 (15.69%) Six Sigma
9 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
9 7 (13.73%) CRM
9 7 (13.73%) ITIL
9 7 (13.73%) Web Services
9 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (13.73%) Use Case
9 7 (13.73%) Time Management
10 6 (11.76%) Lean Six Sigma
10 6 (11.76%) Test Strategy
10 6 (11.76%) MS Office
10 6 (11.76%) SAP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) Content Management Server
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Project
2 6 (11.76%) MS Office
3 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.96%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.96%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) FinancialForce.com
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.92%) SaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) SSL
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) VPN
3 1 (1.96%) PBX
3 1 (1.96%) S/MIME
3 1 (1.96%) Skype
3 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.84%) Data Mart
2 4 (7.84%) DataStage
2 4 (7.84%) OLAP
3 3 (5.88%) Big Data
3 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.92%) OLTP
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.96%) QlikView
5 1 (1.96%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Toad
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 11 (21.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.80%) Marketing
3 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Retail
4 3 (5.88%) Billing
5 2 (3.92%) Electronics
5 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Law
6 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Analyst
2 9 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Designer
4 7 (13.73%) Consultant
5 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Solutions Designer
5 6 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Technical Business Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) CRM Consultant
6 5 (9.80%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Business Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) CRM Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) CRM Business Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) CRM Technical Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Online Business Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Telecoms Designer
8 3 (5.88%) Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) .NET
2 11 (21.57%) HTML
3 10 (19.61%) XML
4 7 (13.73%) Web Services
5 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.92%) Apache Flex
6 2 (3.92%) CSS
6 2 (3.92%) J2EE
6 2 (3.92%) Visualforce
7 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.96%) Middleware
7 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Fintech
3 2 (3.92%) FMCG
3 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.92%) PMI
4 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.96%) Informatics
4 1 (1.96%) iSeries
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Android
1 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Systems Analysis
2 12 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (21.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (19.61%) Data Modelling
5 9 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (15.69%) ETL
6 8 (15.69%) Six Sigma
6 8 (15.69%) UML
7 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.73%) CRM
7 7 (13.73%) ITIL
7 7 (13.73%) Time Management
7 7 (13.73%) Use Case
8 6 (11.76%) Lean Six Sigma
8 6 (11.76%) Project Management
8 6 (11.76%) SOA
8 6 (11.76%) Test Strategy
9 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
10 4 (7.84%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) Java
3 2 (3.92%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.96%) C#
4 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.96%) ACCA
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.88%) QA
3 2 (3.92%) GxP
4 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.76%) SAP
4 5 (9.80%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (7.84%) Cognos
5 4 (7.84%) Informatica
6 3 (5.88%) NetSuite
6 3 (5.88%) Siebel
7 2 (3.92%) JD Edwards
7 2 (3.92%) LANDesk
7 2 (3.92%) Marketo
8 1 (1.96%) Adobe
8 1 (1.96%) Dell
8 1 (1.96%) Google
8 1 (1.96%) HP
8 1 (1.96%) IBM
8 1 (1.96%) Panasonic
8 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.96%) Siemens
8 1 (1.96%) Tableau