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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 68 39 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 26.98% 16.46% 32.97%
As % of the General category 53.13% 33.91% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 41
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
General Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
128 115 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 50.79% 48.52% 60.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 58 69
Average daily rate £350 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 22 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 22 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 44 (32.59%) Telecoms
2 35 (25.93%) CRM
3 29 (21.48%) SAP
4 28 (20.74%) Programme Management
4 28 (20.74%) Marketing
5 27 (20.00%) .NET
5 27 (20.00%) Oracle
6 26 (19.26%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (17.78%) UML
7 24 (17.78%) Use Case
8 23 (17.04%) PRINCE2
9 20 (14.81%) Project Management
9 20 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
9 20 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
10 19 (14.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 19 (14.07%) Electronics
10 19 (14.07%) Manufacturing
10 19 (14.07%) DTV
11 17 (12.59%) MS Excel
11 17 (12.59%) Banking
12 16 (11.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (11.11%) Metastorm
13 15 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (11.11%) Siebel
14 14 (10.37%) Java
14 14 (10.37%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (10.37%) Workflow
15 11 (8.15%) MS Project
16 10 (7.41%) SOAP
17 9 (6.67%) Linux

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (5.93%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.22%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.48%) Confluence
3 2 (1.48%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.74%) Apache
4 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 17 (12.59%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.15%) MS Project
3 7 (5.19%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.96%) MS Office
6 2 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.74%) Maya
Business Applications
1 19 (14.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.22%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.48%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.74%) Cordys
4 1 (0.74%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.74%) SAP FI-AA
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Force.com
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.74%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.67%) DNS
2 4 (2.96%) Internet
2 4 (2.96%) GPRS
2 4 (2.96%) LAN
2 4 (2.96%) Wireless
3 3 (2.22%) Firewall
3 3 (2.22%) 2G
3 3 (2.22%) WAN
3 3 (2.22%) 3G
4 2 (1.48%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.48%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (1.48%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.48%) LTE
4 2 (1.48%) HTTP
4 2 (1.48%) IPv6
4 2 (1.48%) INAP
4 2 (1.48%) DAB
4 2 (1.48%) UTRAN
4 2 (1.48%) 3GPP
4 2 (1.48%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.70%) DataStage
2 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.96%) MySQL
3 3 (2.22%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.48%) QlikView
4 2 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.48%) DB2
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Ant
2 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.48%) ERwin
2 2 (1.48%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.48%) JIRA
2 2 (1.48%) Subversion
3 1 (0.74%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.74%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.74%) Hudson
3 1 (0.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.74%) Gradle
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 44 (32.59%) Telecoms
2 28 (20.74%) Marketing
3 19 (14.07%) Electronics
3 19 (14.07%) Manufacturing
4 17 (12.59%) Banking
5 7 (5.19%) Legal
6 6 (4.44%) Retail
7 2 (1.48%) French Language
7 2 (1.48%) Law
7 2 (1.48%) Billing
8 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.74%) Publishing
8 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.74%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (33.33%) Analyst
2 33 (24.44%) Project Manager
3 27 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 14 (10.37%) Technical Manager
5 13 (9.63%) Technical Project Manager
6 10 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
6 10 (7.41%) Technical Business Analyst
7 9 (6.67%) Administrator
8 8 (5.93%) Coordinator
9 7 (5.19%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Developer
10 6 (4.44%) PMO Administrator
10 6 (4.44%) Architect
10 6 (4.44%) Project Administrator
10 6 (4.44%) Project Coordinator
10 6 (4.44%) Consultant
10 6 (4.44%) Senior Manager
11 5 (3.70%) Project Office Administrator
11 5 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.96%) CRM Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.00%) .NET
2 10 (7.41%) SOAP
3 8 (5.93%) Web Services
4 6 (4.44%) J2EE
5 5 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.70%) XML
6 3 (2.22%) RESTful
7 2 (1.48%) Visualforce
7 2 (1.48%) Middleware
7 2 (1.48%) HTML
7 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.48%) JSON
8 1 (0.74%) Ajax
8 1 (0.74%) LAMP
8 1 (0.74%) XML-RPC
8 1 (0.74%) CSS
8 1 (0.74%) WML
8 1 (0.74%) WAP
8 1 (0.74%) CPAN
8 1 (0.74%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.07%) DTV
2 5 (3.70%) AS400
3 4 (2.96%) iSeries
3 4 (2.96%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.22%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.48%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.48%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.48%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.48%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.74%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) PMI
6 1 (0.74%) Firmware
6 1 (0.74%) Open Source
6 1 (0.74%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.74%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.74%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.67%) Linux
2 7 (5.19%) UNIX
3 5 (3.70%) Windows
3 5 (3.70%) Solaris
3 5 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.74%) AIX
4 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.74%) Android
4 1 (0.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.93%) CRM
2 28 (20.74%) Programme Management
3 26 (19.26%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (17.78%) UML
4 24 (17.78%) Use Case
5 23 (17.04%) PRINCE2
6 20 (14.81%) Project Management
6 20 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
6 20 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
7 16 (11.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (10.37%) Workflow
10 9 (6.67%) Release Management
11 8 (5.93%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.93%) Business Analysis
12 7 (5.19%) ITIL
12 7 (5.19%) SOA
12 7 (5.19%) Time Management
13 6 (4.44%) TOGAF
14 5 (3.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.37%) Java
2 5 (3.70%) Perl
2 5 (3.70%) RPG
2 5 (3.70%) SQL
3 4 (2.96%) RPG IV
4 3 (2.22%) C#
5 2 (1.48%) RPG/400
5 2 (1.48%) Apex Code
5 2 (1.48%) C
6 1 (0.74%) Korn
6 1 (0.74%) Ruby
6 1 (0.74%) PHP
6 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.74%) VBA
6 1 (0.74%) C-shell
6 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.74%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (5.19%) ISEB
2 6 (4.44%) Degree
3 5 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.96%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.96%) RHCE
4 4 (2.96%) CCNA
4 4 (2.96%) JNCIA
5 3 (2.22%) CIMA
5 3 (2.22%) PMP
6 2 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.48%) ACCA
7 1 (0.74%) CISSP
7 1 (0.74%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) PCI DSS
1 7 (5.19%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (5.19%) NFS
2 2 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) Xen
3 1 (0.74%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.74%) Nagios
2 1 (0.74%) Puppet
2 1 (0.74%) YUM
Vendors
1 29 (21.48%) SAP
2 27 (20.00%) Oracle
3 15 (11.11%) Metastorm
3 15 (11.11%) Siebel
4 14 (10.37%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (6.67%) HP
6 8 (5.93%) Lotus
7 7 (5.19%) Citrix
7 7 (5.19%) Cisco
8 6 (4.44%) Microsoft
9 5 (3.70%) Sun
9 5 (3.70%) Juniper
9 5 (3.70%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.96%) Redknee
11 3 (2.22%) IBM
12 2 (1.48%) Ericsson
12 2 (1.48%) Remedy
12 2 (1.48%) Cognos
12 2 (1.48%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.48%) VMware
Slough
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000 OTE +5.4k Car + Fuel Card
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: daily rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £226.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 22 days ago