Period
to 18 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Financial
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 458 497 509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.28% 12.19% 11.88%
As % of the General category 28.91% 30.36% 31.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 248 304
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £165 £306 £275
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 12
Berkshire median hourly rate £29.50 £25.25 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.83% +55.38% -50.00%
10th Percentile £14.06 £15.90 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.63 £56.25 £35.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £22.59
% change year-on-year +20.48% -8.15% -1.05%

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,584 1,637 1,630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 39.00% 40.15% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 699 738
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £190 £250 £215
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 54 69
Berkshire median hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% +2.86% -22.22%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.25 £11.70
90th Percentile £48.15 £41.05 £41.20
South East median hourly rate £33.14 £20.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +65.70% -18.37% +8.89%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Berkshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Berkshire

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Berkshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Berkshire

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Berkshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 154 £425 - 43
Bracknell -3 54 £475 +11.76% 9
Newbury +6 47 £475 +5.56% 9
Maidenhead +4 37 £400 +6.67% 6
Slough +3 35 £350 -31.37% 8
Wokingham -8 11 £425 +61.60% 5
Windsor +1 3 £525 +20.00% 1
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 93 (20.31%) Telecoms
2 91 (19.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 90 (19.65%) SAP
4 81 (17.69%) Project Management
5 77 (16.81%) Oracle
6 71 (15.50%) Microsoft
7 64 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 56 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
10 53 (11.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 52 (11.35%) Degree
11 52 (11.35%) Business Intelligence
12 48 (10.48%) Microsoft Office
12 48 (10.48%) Migration
13 40 (8.73%) SQL
13 40 (8.73%) PMO
14 38 (8.30%) ERP
14 38 (8.30%) Security Cleared
15 37 (8.08%) SC Cleared
16 34 (7.42%) Marketing
17 33 (7.21%) Workflow
17 33 (7.21%) PRINCE2
18 32 (6.99%) Change Management
19 31 (6.77%) User Acceptance Testing
20 28 (6.11%) Self-Motivation
21 26 (5.68%) Billing
22 25 (5.46%) Problem-Solving
23 24 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement
23 24 (5.24%) Programme Management
23 24 (5.24%) Legal

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 18 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (0.66%) CMS
3 3 (0.66%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.44%) Drupal
4 2 (0.44%) IIS
4 2 (0.44%) Liferay
4 2 (0.44%) Marvel
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.44%) WordPress
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.22%) Confluence
5 1 (0.22%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 91 (19.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (11.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 48 (10.48%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (2.62%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (2.40%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.44%) InVision
Business Applications
1 24 (5.24%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (5.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (3.93%) Oracle Payables
4 17 (3.71%) Oracle Receivables
5 13 (2.84%) CSG Singleview
6 11 (2.40%) SAP S/4HANA
7 7 (1.53%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (1.53%) SAP ERP
8 6 (1.31%) Eloqua
8 6 (1.31%) HFM
8 6 (1.31%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (1.09%) Hyperion Planning
9 5 (1.09%) SAP CO
9 5 (1.09%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.87%) SAP MDM
10 4 (0.87%) TrackWise
11 3 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
11 3 (0.66%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.75%) SaaS
3 4 (0.87%) Office 365
4 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.44%) BlueKai
5 2 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.44%) GitHub
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle CX
5 2 (0.44%) PaaS
6 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.22%) IaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Slack
6 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.22%) Trello
6 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.40%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (1.53%) Ethernet
3 5 (1.09%) LTE
3 5 (1.09%) Network Security
4 4 (0.87%) MPLS
5 3 (0.66%) 2G
5 3 (0.66%) 3G
5 3 (0.66%) 4G
5 3 (0.66%) Broadband
5 3 (0.66%) Firewall
5 3 (0.66%) Intranet
6 2 (0.44%) Internet
6 2 (0.44%) MVNO
6 2 (0.44%) PSTN
6 2 (0.44%) SDH
6 2 (0.44%) Skype
6 2 (0.44%) VoIP
6 2 (0.44%) VoLTE
6 2 (0.44%) VoWiFi
6 2 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.97%) Essbase
2 9 (1.97%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.31%) QlikView
5 5 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.09%) MySQL
5 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.09%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (0.87%) Endeca
6 4 (0.87%) MS Access
6 4 (0.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.87%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (0.87%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.87%) Power BI
6 4 (0.87%) Qlik Sense
6 4 (0.87%) SAP HANA
6 4 (0.87%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (1.31%) Maven
2 4 (0.87%) LSMW
3 3 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.66%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.22%) Ant
4 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.22%) GitLab
4 1 (0.22%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.22%) JIRA
4 1 (0.22%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.22%) Mocha
4 1 (0.22%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.22%) Selenium
4 1 (0.22%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (0.22%) Subversion
4 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.22%) Toad
4 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.22%) webpack
General
1 93 (20.31%) Telecoms
2 34 (7.42%) Marketing
3 26 (5.68%) Billing
4 24 (5.24%) Legal
5 22 (4.80%) Retail
6 13 (2.84%) Mandarin Language
7 11 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (2.18%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.75%) Back Office
9 8 (1.75%) Electronics
10 7 (1.53%) Banking
11 4 (0.87%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.66%) Games
13 2 (0.44%) Advertising
14 1 (0.22%) Automotive
14 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 111 (24.24%) Analyst
2 70 (15.28%) Project Manager
3 37 (8.08%) Coordinator
4 35 (7.64%) Consultant
5 34 (7.42%) Financial Analyst
6 30 (6.55%) Business Analyst
7 29 (6.33%) Project Coordinator
8 28 (6.11%) Data Analyst
9 24 (5.24%) Developer
10 22 (4.80%) Architect
11 16 (3.49%) Data Migration Analyst
11 16 (3.49%) Migration Analyst
12 14 (3.06%) Programme Manager
13 12 (2.62%) SAP Analyst
14 10 (2.18%) Finance Manager
14 10 (2.18%) SAP Consultant
14 10 (2.18%) Senior Manager
14 10 (2.18%) Senior Project Manager
14 10 (2.18%) Solutions Architect
15 9 (1.97%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.06%) .NET
2 7 (1.53%) CSS
2 7 (1.53%) Spring
2 7 (1.53%) Web Services
3 6 (1.31%) HTML
4 5 (1.09%) Hibernate
4 5 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (1.09%) REST
4 5 (1.09%) SAP Business Workflow
4 5 (1.09%) SOAP
5 4 (0.87%) BAPI
5 4 (0.87%) jQuery
5 4 (0.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 4 (0.87%) React
6 3 (0.66%) EDI
6 3 (0.66%) Kafka
6 3 (0.66%) Middleware
6 3 (0.66%) SAP Fiori
7 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.11%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (2.40%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.40%) User Experience
3 11 (2.40%) Virtual Team
4 9 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.53%) NHS
6 5 (1.09%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.09%) Life Science
7 4 (0.87%) Oracle Exalytics
7 4 (0.87%) PMI
8 3 (0.66%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.44%) BYOD
9 2 (0.44%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.44%) EPoS
9 2 (0.44%) Fintech
9 2 (0.44%) Social Media
10 1 (0.22%) HACMP
10 1 (0.22%) LPAR
10 1 (0.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.06%) Windows
2 6 (1.31%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.09%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.09%) Windows XP
4 3 (0.66%) Linux
5 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.44%) Unix
6 1 (0.22%) AIX
6 1 (0.22%) Android
6 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.22%) Solaris
6 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (17.69%) Project Management
2 64 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (11.35%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (10.48%) Migration
6 38 (8.30%) ERP
7 33 (7.21%) PRINCE2
7 33 (7.21%) Workflow
8 32 (6.99%) Change Management
9 31 (6.77%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (5.46%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (5.24%) Programme Management
12 23 (5.02%) Analytics
12 23 (5.02%) Data Migration
13 21 (4.59%) Risk Management
14 20 (4.37%) Data Analysis
14 20 (4.37%) Data Cleansing
15 19 (4.15%) Procure-to-Pay
15 19 (4.15%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (8.73%) SQL
2 18 (3.93%) Java
3 16 (3.49%) VBA
4 7 (1.53%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.09%) ABAP
5 5 (1.09%) C#
6 4 (0.87%) Java 8
6 4 (0.87%) PHP
6 4 (0.87%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.87%) Python
7 3 (0.66%) C
7 3 (0.66%) Groovy
7 3 (0.66%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.66%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (11.35%) Degree
2 38 (8.30%) Security Cleared
3 37 (8.08%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.71%) ACCA
5 15 (3.28%) CIMA
6 8 (1.75%) MBA
6 8 (1.75%) PMP
7 7 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.53%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.31%) MCDST
9 5 (1.09%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.66%) SAP Certification
12 2 (0.44%) APMP
12 2 (0.44%) CCIE
12 2 (0.44%) CCNP
12 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.73%) PMO
2 16 (3.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 15 (3.28%) Data Quality
4 14 (3.06%) SLA
5 6 (1.31%) QA
6 4 (0.87%) GxP
6 4 (0.87%) IFRS
7 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.44%) GDPR
9 1 (0.22%) P3O
9 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.22%) Docker
4 1 (0.22%) KVM
4 1 (0.22%) vCloud
4 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (0.87%) Ansible
2 3 (0.66%) SCCM
3 2 (0.44%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.22%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.22%) Grafana
4 1 (0.22%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.22%) Nessus
4 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 90 (19.65%) SAP
2 77 (16.81%) Oracle
3 71 (15.50%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.06%) Workday
5 12 (2.62%) Hyperion
6 9 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.53%) IBM
7 7 (1.53%) JD Edwards
8 6 (1.31%) Tableau
9 5 (1.09%) BT
9 5 (1.09%) Informatica
9 5 (1.09%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.87%) Ariba
10 4 (0.87%) Huawei
10 4 (0.87%) Splunk
10 4 (0.87%) VMware
11 3 (0.66%) Cisco
11 3 (0.66%) Google
11 3 (0.66%) IFS
11 3 (0.66%) Pega