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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 24 37 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 13.33% 12.85% 26.18%
As % of the General category 25.81% 27.82% 50.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 39
Median daily rate £400 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £483 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
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
93 133 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 51.67% 46.18% 51.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 75 73
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £187 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +71.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.19 £25.00 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -0.15%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 12 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 10 (19.61%) SAP
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.61%) Degree
2 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (17.65%) MS Office
4 8 (15.69%) Oracle
5 7 (13.73%) Project Management
5 7 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Software Licensing
6 6 (11.76%) Invoice Processing
6 6 (11.76%) Web Services
6 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (11.76%) CA
7 5 (9.80%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (9.80%) Six Sigma
7 5 (9.80%) SQL
7 5 (9.80%) .NET
7 5 (9.80%) ITIL
7 5 (9.80%) Banking
7 5 (9.80%) Retail
7 5 (9.80%) Marketing
8 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.84%) QA
8 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
8 4 (7.84%) Data Quality
8 4 (7.84%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.84%) SOA

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 9 (17.65%) MS Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Project
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.96%) SAP CCM
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) FinancialForce.com
1 3 (5.88%) SaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) SSL
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) VPN
3 1 (1.96%) 2G
3 1 (1.96%) 3G
3 1 (1.96%) 4G
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 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.92%) OLTP
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.96%) DataStage
3 1 (1.96%) OLAP
3 1 (1.96%) QlikView
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (3.92%) Toad
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
2 5 (9.80%) Marketing
2 5 (9.80%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Billing
3 3 (5.88%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Electronics
4 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.96%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Analyst
2 7 (13.73%) Designer
3 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Business Objects Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Database Designer
7 2 (3.92%) Junior Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Marketing Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Web Services
2 5 (9.80%) .NET
3 4 (7.84%) HTML
3 4 (7.84%) XML
4 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.92%) Apache Flex
5 2 (3.92%) CSS
5 2 (3.92%) J2EE
5 2 (3.92%) Visualforce
6 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.96%) Middleware
6 1 (1.96%) SOAP
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Fintech
2 3 (5.88%) FMCG
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) PMI
4 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
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 7 (13.73%) Project Management
1 7 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (11.76%) Invoice Processing
2 6 (11.76%) Software Licensing
3 5 (9.80%) ITIL
3 5 (9.80%) Six Sigma
4 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.84%) SOA
4 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.84%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
5 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.88%) ETL
5 3 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (5.88%) MVC
5 3 (5.88%) SEO
5 3 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.96%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.96%) PMP
3 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) Data Quality
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) GxP
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
1 10 (19.61%) SAP
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
3 6 (11.76%) CA
4 5 (9.80%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.92%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.92%) LANDesk
5 2 (3.92%) Marketo
5 2 (3.92%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.96%) Adobe
6 1 (1.96%) Cognos
6 1 (1.96%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.96%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) Informatica
6 1 (1.96%) Panasonic
6 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.96%) Siemens
6 1 (1.96%) Tableau