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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 58 49 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 20.35% 19.60% 19.43%
As % of the General category 45.31% 45.79% 35.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £414 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £206 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £543 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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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
128 107 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 44.91% 42.80% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 56 57
Average daily rate £350 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 44 (36.67%) Telecoms
2 28 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (22.50%) Marketing
4 25 (20.83%) Programme Management
4 25 (20.83%) CRM
4 25 (20.83%) SAP
4 25 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (19.17%) Manufacturing
5 23 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (17.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 21 (17.50%) Digital Marketing
6 21 (17.50%) Electronics
6 21 (17.50%) DTV
7 20 (16.67%) .NET
7 20 (16.67%) Banking
8 19 (15.83%) ITIL
8 19 (15.83%) PRINCE2
9 18 (15.00%) DNS
10 17 (14.17%) Java
11 16 (13.33%) Linux
12 15 (12.50%) SOAP
13 14 (11.67%) UNIX
13 14 (11.67%) Project Management
13 14 (11.67%) Citrix
13 14 (11.67%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (10.83%) Oracle
15 12 (10.00%) Cisco
15 12 (10.00%) NFS
15 12 (10.00%) Mobile App
16 11 (9.17%) MS Project

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (6.67%) IBM Notes
2 5 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.33%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.67%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.83%) Apache
5 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) MS Project
2 10 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 9 (7.50%) MS Visio
4 7 (5.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (3.33%) MS Office
6 2 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (17.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.33%) Misys Midas
3 3 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.67%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.83%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.83%) SAP FI-AA
5 1 (0.83%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.83%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Force.com
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.83%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.00%) DNS
2 7 (5.83%) Internet
3 4 (3.33%) LAN
3 4 (3.33%) DHCP
3 4 (3.33%) Firewall
3 4 (3.33%) Wireless
4 3 (2.50%) INAP
4 3 (2.50%) WAN
4 3 (2.50%) SAN
4 3 (2.50%) SSL
4 3 (2.50%) LDAP
4 3 (2.50%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.67%) SIGTRAN
5 2 (1.67%) Network Security
5 2 (1.67%) LTE
5 2 (1.67%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.67%) GPRS
5 2 (1.67%) IPv6
5 2 (1.67%) 3G
5 2 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.17%) DB2
2 4 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.50%) MySQL
4 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) ERwin
2 4 (3.33%) Ant
3 2 (1.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.83%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.83%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.83%) Subversion
4 1 (0.83%) JIRA
4 1 (0.83%) Selenium
4 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) Hudson
4 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.83%) Gradle
General
1 44 (36.67%) Telecoms
2 27 (22.50%) Marketing
3 23 (19.17%) Manufacturing
4 21 (17.50%) Electronics
5 20 (16.67%) Banking
6 7 (5.83%) Legal
7 3 (2.50%) Retail
8 2 (1.67%) Billing
8 2 (1.67%) Law
8 2 (1.67%) French Language
9 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 42 (35.00%) Analyst
2 21 (17.50%) Project Manager
3 20 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 8 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 8 (6.67%) Developer
5 7 (5.83%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (5.83%) Project Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) Technical Manager
6 6 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 6 (5.00%) Administrator
7 5 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
7 5 (4.17%) Architect
7 5 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
7 5 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.17%) Designer
8 4 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (3.33%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.33%) Consultant
8 4 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.67%) .NET
2 15 (12.50%) SOAP
3 10 (8.33%) Web Services
4 6 (5.00%) J2EE
5 5 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.50%) RESTful
6 3 (2.50%) Middleware
6 3 (2.50%) XML
7 2 (1.67%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.83%) REST
8 1 (0.83%) JSON
8 1 (0.83%) WML
8 1 (0.83%) WAP
8 1 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.83%) CPAN
8 1 (0.83%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (17.50%) DTV
3 12 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.17%) iSeries
5 4 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.33%) AS400
5 4 (3.33%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.50%) Informatics
6 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.50%) CMDB
6 3 (2.50%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.50%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.67%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.67%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.67%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.83%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.83%) Open Source
8 1 (0.83%) Wiki
8 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.33%) Linux
2 14 (11.67%) UNIX
3 10 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (8.33%) Solaris
4 8 (6.67%) Windows
5 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) CentOS
7 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.83%) AIX
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (20.83%) CRM
2 25 (20.83%) Programme Management
3 23 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (17.50%) Digital Marketing
5 19 (15.83%) ITIL
5 19 (15.83%) PRINCE2
6 14 (11.67%) Project Management
7 10 (8.33%) UML
7 10 (8.33%) Workflow
7 10 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (8.33%) Time Management
7 10 (8.33%) Use Case
8 9 (7.50%) TOGAF
9 8 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 8 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.67%) Service Management
9 8 (6.67%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.83%) SOA
11 6 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.17%) Java
2 10 (8.33%) Perl
3 6 (5.00%) SQL
4 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.33%) RPG/400
4 4 (3.33%) RPG IV
4 4 (3.33%) RPG
5 3 (2.50%) VBScript
5 3 (2.50%) C
6 2 (1.67%) C#
6 2 (1.67%) SOQL
6 2 (1.67%) SOSL
6 2 (1.67%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.83%) C-shell
7 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.83%) Ruby
7 1 (0.83%) Korn
7 1 (0.83%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) ISEB
1 10 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (8.33%) Degree
2 9 (7.50%) JNCIA
2 9 (7.50%) CCNA
3 7 (5.83%) RHCE
4 6 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.17%) CIMA
5 5 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.33%) ACCA
7 3 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.67%) PMP
8 2 (1.67%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.50%) QA
2 7 (5.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (10.00%) NFS
2 5 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.83%) Xen
4 1 (0.83%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) YUM
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
2 1 (0.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (20.83%) SAP
2 14 (11.67%) Citrix
2 14 (11.67%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (10.83%) Oracle
4 12 (10.00%) Cisco
5 10 (8.33%) Sun
5 10 (8.33%) HP
5 10 (8.33%) Juniper
5 10 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 10 (8.33%) Metastorm
6 9 (7.50%) Redknee
7 8 (6.67%) Lotus
8 6 (5.00%) IBM
9 5 (4.17%) Microsoft
9 5 (4.17%) VMware
9 5 (4.17%) LANDesk
10 4 (3.33%) Remedy
10 4 (3.33%) Siebel
11 3 (2.50%) Informatica
11 3 (2.50%) BMC
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