Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 424 458 507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 10.35% 11.35% 12.78%
As % of the General category 26.99% 29.57% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 224 299
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £173 £300 £274
90th Percentile £588 £621 £575
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 14
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +66.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £14.05 £19.18 £13.15
90th Percentile £63.75 £66.25 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £26.50 £24.50 £23.68
% change year-on-year +8.16% +3.46% +6.43%

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 1,571 1,549 1,571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 38.35% 38.38% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 681 705
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £214 £250 £217
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 60
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.25 £12.48
90th Percentile £50.68 £48.30 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +41.67% -5.88% -0.14%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -4 150 £475 +10.14% 57
Bracknell +2 51 £445 +4.71% 11
Newbury +3 47 £450 - 10
Maidenhead +2 37 £425 - 6
Slough 0 31 £300 -35.14% 10
Wokingham -3 9 £463 +75.86% 1
Windsor +6 3 £525 +20.00% 5
Finance
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 (21.93%) Telecoms
2 89 (20.99%) SAP
3 82 (19.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 79 (18.63%) Oracle
5 72 (16.98%) Microsoft
6 67 (15.80%) Project Management
6 67 (15.80%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
8 47 (11.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 43 (10.14%) SQL
9 43 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
10 41 (9.67%) Migration
10 41 (9.67%) Degree
11 40 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (9.20%) Microsoft Office
13 38 (8.96%) ERP
14 34 (8.02%) Programme Management
14 34 (8.02%) PMO
15 33 (7.78%) Marketing
16 31 (7.31%) Security Cleared
16 31 (7.31%) Workflow
17 30 (7.08%) SC Cleared
18 29 (6.84%) Change Management
18 29 (6.84%) PRINCE2
18 29 (6.84%) Self-Motivation
19 28 (6.60%) Billing
20 26 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
20 26 (6.13%) Oracle EBS
21 25 (5.90%) Continuous Improvement
22 24 (5.66%) Data Migration

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 22 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.12%) CMS
3 6 (1.42%) Drupal
3 6 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.71%) Confluence
5 2 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.47%) IIS
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.24%) JBoss
6 1 (0.24%) Liferay
6 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.24%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.24%) SAS
6 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 82 (19.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (11.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 39 (9.20%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (3.77%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (6.13%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (4.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (4.25%) Oracle Payables
3 18 (4.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 12 (2.83%) CSG Singleview
5 8 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (1.89%) SAP MM
6 7 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (1.65%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (1.42%) SAP S/4HANA
7 6 (1.42%) TrackWise
8 5 (1.18%) NetSuite
8 5 (1.18%) Oracle CRM
8 5 (1.18%) Oracle CRM On Demand
9 4 (0.94%) Eloqua
9 4 (0.94%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.71%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (2.12%) PaaS
3 8 (1.89%) SaaS
4 7 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.42%) IaaS
6 5 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.71%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.71%) Office 365
8 2 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.47%) BlueKai
8 2 (0.47%) GitHub
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle CX
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.24%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.24%) Serverless
9 1 (0.24%) Slack
9 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.94%) 3G
1 4 (0.94%) 4G
1 4 (0.94%) Intranet
1 4 (0.94%) Network Security
1 4 (0.94%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (0.71%) Firewall
2 3 (0.71%) Internet
2 3 (0.71%) SSL
2 3 (0.71%) Wireless
3 2 (0.47%) 2G
3 2 (0.47%) BGP
3 2 (0.47%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.47%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.47%) LTE
3 2 (0.47%) MVNO
3 2 (0.47%) OSPF
4 1 (0.24%) MPLS
4 1 (0.24%) SAN
4 1 (0.24%) Skype
4 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (2.12%) Power BI
4 8 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.42%) MySQL
6 6 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.18%) QlikView
8 4 (0.94%) Essbase
8 4 (0.94%) MS Access
9 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.71%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle Smart View
9 3 (0.71%) PerformancePoint
9 3 (0.71%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.71%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.47%) HDInsight
10 2 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.12%) JIRA
2 6 (1.42%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.42%) Maven
2 6 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.71%) LSMW
4 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.24%) GitLab
5 1 (0.24%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.24%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.24%) Mocha
5 1 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.24%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.24%) Selenium
5 1 (0.24%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (0.24%) Subversion
5 1 (0.24%) Toad
5 1 (0.24%) webpack
General
1 93 (21.93%) Telecoms
2 33 (7.78%) Marketing
3 28 (6.60%) Billing
4 23 (5.42%) Legal
5 20 (4.72%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.54%) Electronics
6 15 (3.54%) Retail
7 13 (3.07%) Mandarin Language
7 13 (3.07%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.42%) Banking
8 6 (1.42%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.71%) Back Office
9 3 (0.71%) Games
10 2 (0.47%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 99 (23.35%) Analyst
2 67 (15.80%) Project Manager
3 36 (8.49%) Coordinator
3 36 (8.49%) Developer
3 36 (8.49%) Financial Analyst
4 31 (7.31%) Business Analyst
4 31 (7.31%) Project Coordinator
5 30 (7.08%) Consultant
6 25 (5.90%) Data Analyst
7 14 (3.30%) Data Migration Analyst
7 14 (3.30%) Migration Analyst
8 12 (2.83%) Test Manager
9 11 (2.59%) SAP Analyst
10 9 (2.12%) Architect
10 9 (2.12%) Programme Manager
10 9 (2.12%) SAP Manager
10 9 (2.12%) SAP Project Manager
10 9 (2.12%) SQL Developer
10 9 (2.12%) Team Leader
10 9 (2.12%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.07%) .NET
2 11 (2.59%) HTML
2 11 (2.59%) Web Services
3 6 (1.42%) CSS
3 6 (1.42%) Flash
3 6 (1.42%) Spring
4 5 (1.18%) REST
4 5 (1.18%) SAP Business Workflow
5 4 (0.94%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.94%) Hibernate
5 4 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (0.94%) SOAP
6 3 (0.71%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (0.71%) jQuery
6 3 (0.71%) Kafka
6 3 (0.71%) Node.js
6 3 (0.71%) React
6 3 (0.71%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.84%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (2.36%) User Experience
4 8 (1.89%) Social Media
5 7 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.42%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.18%) NHS
7 5 (1.18%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.18%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.94%) Life Science
8 4 (0.94%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.47%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.47%) Clustering
9 2 (0.47%) EPoS
9 2 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.47%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.47%) Replication
10 1 (0.24%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.77%) Windows
2 7 (1.65%) Android
2 7 (1.65%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.42%) Linux
4 5 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.94%) Unix
5 4 (0.94%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.71%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.71%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.24%) AIX
7 1 (0.24%) CentOS
7 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (15.80%) Agile Software Development
1 67 (15.80%) Project Management
2 56 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
3 41 (9.67%) Migration
4 40 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (8.96%) ERP
6 34 (8.02%) Programme Management
7 31 (7.31%) Workflow
8 29 (6.84%) Change Management
8 29 (6.84%) PRINCE2
9 25 (5.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 24 (5.66%) Data Migration
11 22 (5.19%) Digital Marketing
11 22 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (4.48%) Data Cleansing
13 18 (4.25%) Data Analysis
13 18 (4.25%) Data Mapping
14 17 (4.01%) Analytics
14 17 (4.01%) CRM
14 17 (4.01%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 43 (10.14%) SQL
2 19 (4.48%) Java
3 13 (3.07%) VBA
4 9 (2.12%) C#
5 8 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.89%) PHP
5 8 (1.89%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.18%) ABAP
6 5 (1.18%) Python
7 4 (0.94%) Java 8
7 4 (0.94%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.71%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.71%) C
9 2 (0.47%) Groovy
9 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.47%) XAML
10 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.24%) Perl
10 1 (0.24%) Ruby
10 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (9.67%) Degree
2 31 (7.31%) Security Cleared
3 30 (7.08%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.07%) ACCA
4 13 (3.07%) PMP
5 11 (2.59%) CIMA
5 11 (2.59%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.89%) MBA
7 5 (1.18%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.18%) MCDST
7 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.71%) APMP
10 2 (0.47%) CCIE
10 2 (0.47%) CCNP
10 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.47%) PhD
11 1 (0.24%) HNC
11 1 (0.24%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.02%) PMO
2 17 (4.01%) SLA
3 16 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.89%) GDPR
5 6 (1.42%) GxP
5 6 (1.42%) QA
6 5 (1.18%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.24%) P3O
8 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.94%) Docker
3 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.24%) KVM
4 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (2.36%) SCCM
2 4 (0.94%) Ansible
3 3 (0.71%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.47%) Grafana
4 2 (0.47%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.47%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.24%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.24%) Graphite
5 1 (0.24%) Nagios
5 1 (0.24%) Nessus
5 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.24%) Terraform
5 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 89 (20.99%) SAP
2 79 (18.63%) Oracle
3 72 (16.98%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.07%) Workday
5 11 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (2.36%) VMware
7 8 (1.89%) JD Edwards
8 7 (1.65%) Tableau
9 6 (1.42%) Google
10 5 (1.18%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.94%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.94%) IBM
11 4 (0.94%) IFS
11 4 (0.94%) Micro Focus
11 4 (0.94%) Progress
12 3 (0.71%) Ariba
12 3 (0.71%) Cisco
12 3 (0.71%) HP
12 3 (0.71%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.47%) Informatica