Period
to 6 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 6 April 2020 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 6 3
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 82 187 295
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 11.95% 17.71% 18.60%
As % of the General category 34.17% 49.08% 42.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 102 135
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.67% +12.38% -3.15%
10th Percentile £278 £256 £260
90th Percentile £755 £650 £573
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 9
Median hourly rate £12.98 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.65% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £11.11 £14.05 £10.64
90th Percentile £15.92 £18.00 £24.20
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.98 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -23.65% -5.56% -10.00%

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 240 381 697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 34.99% 36.08% 43.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 195 252
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £300 £256 £240
90th Percentile £638 £625 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 13
Median hourly rate £14.49 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.50% - +86.53%
10th Percentile £11.14 £14.05 £10.85
90th Percentile £32.79 £47.50 £24.80
Median hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -31.11% -10.00% +33.33%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Milton Keynes

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Finance in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Finance in Milton Keynes

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Finance in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Finance in Milton Keynes

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Finance in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Finance in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Finance.

1 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.07%) SQL
2 14 (17.07%) Oracle
2 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (14.63%) Project Management
3 12 (14.63%) SAP
3 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
4 11 (13.41%) PRINCE2
4 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (12.20%) Linux
5 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (10.98%) Windows
6 9 (10.98%) ERP
6 9 (10.98%) Migration
6 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (9.76%) Banking
7 8 (9.76%) DevOps
8 7 (8.54%) NetSuite
8 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.32%) Unix
9 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
9 6 (7.32%) C
9 6 (7.32%) Remedy
9 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
9 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
9 6 (7.32%) Data Migration
9 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
9 6 (7.32%) Git (software)

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (8.54%) NetSuite
2 5 (6.10%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (2.44%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (2.44%) SAP MDG
5 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (1.22%) SAP FI-AR
5 1 (1.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) AWS
2 3 (3.66%) Azure
2 3 (3.66%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.22%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.22%) Route 53
3 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) Firewall
1 2 (2.44%) LAN
1 2 (2.44%) VPN
1 2 (2.44%) WAN
2 1 (1.22%) DWDM
2 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.22%) MPLS
2 1 (1.22%) Network Security
2 1 (1.22%) SDH
2 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) DB2
1 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) DB2 UDB
2 3 (3.66%) MySQL
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.22%) Big Data
4 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.22%) mvBase
4 1 (1.22%) Power BI
4 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.66%) Ant
2 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.66%) JIRA
2 3 (3.66%) Selenium
3 1 (1.22%) Gradle
3 1 (1.22%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.22%) JUnit
3 1 (1.22%) Maven
3 1 (1.22%) Subversion
3 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (9.76%) Banking
2 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.10%) Financial Institution
3 5 (6.10%) Public Sector
3 5 (6.10%) Retail
4 4 (4.88%) Automotive
4 4 (4.88%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (4.88%) Electronics
4 4 (4.88%) Marketing
5 3 (3.66%) Billing
5 3 (3.66%) General Ledger
5 3 (3.66%) German Language
6 2 (2.44%) Legal
7 1 (1.22%) International Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Analyst
2 13 (15.85%) Project Manager
3 8 (9.76%) Administrator
4 7 (8.54%) Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Data Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Finance Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.10%) Finance Project Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Programme Director
7 4 (4.88%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) ERP Manager
8 3 (3.66%) ERP Project Manager
8 3 (3.66%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.66%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Finance Business Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) IT Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Procurement Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) .NET
1 4 (4.88%) HTML
1 4 (4.88%) LDAP
1 4 (4.88%) SOAP
1 4 (4.88%) XML
2 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (3.66%) Entity Framework
2 3 (3.66%) JSP
2 3 (3.66%) SailPoint
2 3 (3.66%) Servlets
2 3 (3.66%) Web Services
3 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.44%) JSON
3 2 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (1.22%) CSS
4 1 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.22%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.22%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.66%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (3.66%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.66%) PMI
3 2 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.22%) CCTV
4 1 (1.22%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
4 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Linux
2 9 (10.98%) Windows
3 6 (7.32%) Unix
4 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.44%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.44%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.22%) CentOS
6 1 (1.22%) VMS
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.63%) Project Management
3 11 (13.41%) PRINCE2
4 9 (10.98%) ERP
4 9 (10.98%) Migration
4 9 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (9.76%) DevOps
6 6 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.32%) Data Migration
7 5 (6.10%) Accounts Receivable
7 5 (6.10%) Business Development
7 5 (6.10%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (6.10%) Programme Management
7 5 (6.10%) Project Delivery
7 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (6.10%) Validation
8 4 (4.88%) Decision-Making
8 4 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.07%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) C
2 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.10%) Java
4 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.66%) BeanShell
5 3 (3.66%) Bourne shell
5 3 (3.66%) C#
5 3 (3.66%) Korn
5 3 (3.66%) Perl
5 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.66%) Python
5 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.22%) Clojure
6 1 (1.22%) Groovy
6 1 (1.22%) PHP
6 1 (1.22%) Scala
6 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) DV Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) PMI Certification
2 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) CCAB
4 1 (1.22%) CEH
4 1 (1.22%) CISM
4 1 (1.22%) CISSP
4 1 (1.22%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.22%) GIAC
4 1 (1.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) PMO
2 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.22%) NIST
2 1 (1.22%) NIST 800
2 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.66%) Docker
2 3 (3.66%) RACF
3 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (4.88%) IBM BigFix
2 4 (4.88%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.88%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (2.44%) Ansible
3 2 (2.44%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.44%) SCCM
4 1 (1.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.07%) Oracle
3 12 (14.63%) SAP
4 6 (7.32%) Remedy
4 6 (7.32%) ServiceNow
5 5 (6.10%) CrowdStrike
5 5 (6.10%) McAfee
6 4 (4.88%) Capita
6 4 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.44%) Ariba
8 2 (2.44%) hybris
8 2 (2.44%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.22%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.22%) Apple
9 1 (1.22%) BMC
9 1 (1.22%) jBASE
9 1 (1.22%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.22%) VMware
9 1 (1.22%) Workday