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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 56 52 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 18.98% 20.55% 20.86%
As % of the General category 45.16% 45.22% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 18
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£400 £415 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +34.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £240 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
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
124 115 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 42.03% 45.45% 54.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 62 53
Average daily rate £370 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.44% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -31.03%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 (36.07%) Telecoms
2 28 (22.95%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (22.13%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (21.31%) Marketing
5 25 (20.49%) Programme Management
5 25 (20.49%) SAP
6 24 (19.67%) PRINCE2
7 23 (18.85%) Manufacturing
8 22 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (18.03%) CRM
9 21 (17.21%) DTV
9 21 (17.21%) Banking
9 21 (17.21%) Electronics
9 21 (17.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 21 (17.21%) Digital Marketing
10 20 (16.39%) ITIL
11 17 (13.93%) .NET
11 17 (13.93%) DNS
11 17 (13.93%) Project Management
12 16 (13.11%) Java
13 15 (12.30%) SOAP
13 15 (12.30%) Linux
14 14 (11.48%) Citrix
14 14 (11.48%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (10.66%) UNIX
15 13 (10.66%) Time Management
16 12 (9.84%) Mobile App
16 12 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (9.02%) MS Project
17 11 (9.02%) Cisco

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (6.56%) IBM Notes
2 5 (4.10%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.28%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.46%) IIS
5 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (9.02%) MS Project
2 10 (8.20%) MS Visio
2 10 (8.20%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.28%) MS Office
5 2 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (17.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.28%) Misys Midas
3 3 (2.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.64%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.82%) SAP FI-AA
5 1 (0.82%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.82%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Force.com
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.82%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.93%) DNS
2 7 (5.74%) Internet
3 4 (3.28%) DHCP
3 4 (3.28%) LAN
3 4 (3.28%) Wireless
4 3 (2.46%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.46%) Firewall
4 3 (2.46%) INAP
4 3 (2.46%) SAN
4 3 (2.46%) SSL
4 3 (2.46%) WAN
5 2 (1.64%) Network Security
5 2 (1.64%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.64%) HTTP
5 2 (1.64%) IPv6
5 2 (1.64%) 3GPP
5 2 (1.64%) UMTS
5 2 (1.64%) GPRS
5 2 (1.64%) LDAP
5 2 (1.64%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.10%) DB2
2 4 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.46%) MySQL
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) ERwin
2 3 (2.46%) Ant
3 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.82%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
General
1 44 (36.07%) Telecoms
2 26 (21.31%) Marketing
3 23 (18.85%) Manufacturing
4 21 (17.21%) Banking
4 21 (17.21%) Electronics
5 7 (5.74%) Legal
6 4 (3.28%) Retail
7 3 (2.46%) Billing
8 2 (1.64%) French Language
9 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (32.79%) Analyst
2 25 (20.49%) Project Manager
3 20 (16.39%) Business Analyst
4 9 (7.38%) Developer
5 8 (6.56%) Service Analyst
6 7 (5.74%) Project Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) Coordinator
7 6 (4.92%) Technical Manager
8 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (4.10%) Administrator
8 5 (4.10%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (4.10%) Architect
8 5 (4.10%) Technical Project Manager
8 5 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.10%) Designer
9 4 (3.28%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.93%) .NET
2 15 (12.30%) SOAP
3 10 (8.20%) Web Services
4 6 (4.92%) J2EE
5 4 (3.28%) Middleware
6 3 (2.46%) XML
6 3 (2.46%) RESTful
7 2 (1.64%) Visualforce
7 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.82%) JSON
8 1 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.82%) CSS
8 1 (0.82%) HTML
8 1 (0.82%) WML
8 1 (0.82%) WAP
8 1 (0.82%) REST
8 1 (0.82%) CSS3
8 1 (0.82%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.13%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (17.21%) DTV
3 12 (9.84%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.10%) iSeries
5 4 (3.28%) SWIFT
5 4 (3.28%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.28%) AS400
6 3 (2.46%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.46%) CMDB
6 3 (2.46%) Informatics
6 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.46%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.46%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.64%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.64%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.64%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.82%) User Experience
8 1 (0.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.30%) Linux
2 13 (10.66%) UNIX
3 9 (7.38%) Solaris
3 9 (7.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.74%) Windows
5 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.64%) Android
6 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.95%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (20.49%) Programme Management
3 24 (19.67%) PRINCE2
4 22 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (18.03%) CRM
5 21 (17.21%) Digital Marketing
6 20 (16.39%) ITIL
7 17 (13.93%) Project Management
8 13 (10.66%) Time Management
9 12 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (8.20%) Workflow
11 9 (7.38%) TOGAF
11 9 (7.38%) Service Delivery
12 8 (6.56%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.56%) Service Management
13 7 (5.74%) Business Analysis
13 7 (5.74%) SOA
14 6 (4.92%) Waterfall
14 6 (4.92%) UML
14 6 (4.92%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.11%) Java
2 9 (7.38%) Perl
3 6 (4.92%) SQL
4 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.28%) RPG/400
4 4 (3.28%) RPG IV
4 4 (3.28%) RPG
5 3 (2.46%) VBScript
6 2 (1.64%) Apex Code
6 2 (1.64%) SOQL
6 2 (1.64%) SOSL
6 2 (1.64%) C
6 2 (1.64%) C#
7 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (8.20%) ISEB
1 10 (8.20%) Degree
2 9 (7.38%) JNCIA
2 9 (7.38%) CCNA
3 7 (5.74%) RHCE
4 6 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.10%) CIMA
5 5 (4.10%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.28%) ACCA
7 3 (2.46%) PMP
7 3 (2.46%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.82%) GIAC
9 1 (0.82%) CISA
9 1 (0.82%) CISM
9 1 (0.82%) CISSP
9 1 (0.82%) AAT
9 1 (0.82%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.38%) QA
2 4 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (7.38%) NFS
2 4 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (5.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (20.49%) SAP
2 14 (11.48%) Citrix
2 14 (11.48%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (9.02%) Cisco
4 10 (8.20%) Oracle
4 10 (8.20%) Juniper
4 10 (8.20%) Metastorm
5 9 (7.38%) Redknee
5 9 (7.38%) HP
5 9 (7.38%) Red Hat
5 9 (7.38%) Sun
6 8 (6.56%) Lotus
7 6 (4.92%) IBM
8 5 (4.10%) LANDesk
8 5 (4.10%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.28%) Siebel
9 4 (3.28%) VMware
10 3 (2.46%) Remedy
10 3 (2.46%) Informatica
10 3 (2.46%) BMC
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