The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank - - 3
Contract jobs citing Finance 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - - 18.18%
As % of the General category - - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.66%
Finance
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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 Thames Valley region.

General Category
Thames Valley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 14.29% 11.11% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £375 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Thames Valley region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Thames Valley region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Thames Valley region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

Finance
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Thames Valley 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 5 (100.00%) Hyperion
1 5 (100.00%) HFM
2 2 (40.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (40.00%) SAP CO
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) SAP SD
2 2 (40.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (40.00%) SAP MM
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (20.00%) Agresso
3 1 (20.00%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Thames Valley 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (100.00%) HFM
2 2 (40.00%) SAP SD
2 2 (40.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (40.00%) SAP MM
2 2 (40.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (40.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (20.00%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Hyperion Smart View
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperion Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) HFM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Management Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Logistics
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Hyperion
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft