Period
to 25 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 175 216 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 13.78% 14.58% 14.69%
As % of the General category 38.55% 36.49% 41.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 135 244
Reading median daily rate £425 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.49% -1.11% +24.14%
10th Percentile £306 £260 £200
90th Percentile £588 £588 £700
Berkshire median daily rate £446 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.94% - +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Reading median hourly rate £42.00 £18.75 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.00% -51.61% -63.95%
10th Percentile £23.35 £15.90 £27.40
90th Percentile £62.65 £20.00 £51.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.25 £16.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +57.81% -50.77% +85.71%

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 Reading with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 454 592 686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 35.75% 39.97% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 254 367
Reading median daily rate £415 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £251 £213 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 10
Reading median hourly rate £12.50 £22.35 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.07% -24.24% +47.50%
10th Percentile £10.65 £14.65 £13.00
90th Percentile £17.40 £34.10 £66.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +29.50%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Reading

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Reading

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Reading over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Reading

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Reading

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Reading over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Finance.

1 39 (22.29%) Project Management
2 36 (20.57%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (16.57%) Microsoft
4 28 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 27 (15.43%) Oracle
6 26 (14.86%) Workflow
7 25 (14.29%) SQL
8 24 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (13.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 23 (13.14%) Degree
9 23 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (12.57%) Telecoms
11 19 (10.86%) Microsoft Office
12 18 (10.29%) Unix
12 18 (10.29%) SQL Server
13 16 (9.14%) Banking
13 16 (9.14%) SDLC
14 15 (8.57%) Defect Management
15 14 (8.00%) PRINCE2
15 14 (8.00%) Security Cleared
16 13 (7.43%) Mandarin Language
16 13 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (7.43%) Systems Analysis
17 12 (6.86%) Data Analysis
17 12 (6.86%) Risk Management
17 12 (6.86%) Cloud Computing
18 11 (6.29%) Oracle BPM
18 11 (6.29%) Sonata
18 11 (6.29%) SLA
18 11 (6.29%) ITIL

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 10 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (4.00%) SAS
3 6 (3.43%) CMS
4 4 (2.29%) IIS
4 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.71%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.57%) CICS
6 1 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.57%) Confluence
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.57%) JBoss
6 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.57%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (13.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (10.86%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (4.00%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (6.29%) Oracle BPM
1 11 (6.29%) Sonata
2 8 (4.57%) Hyperion Planning
3 6 (3.43%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (2.86%) Primavera
5 3 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.14%) Maximo
7 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.57%) HFM
7 1 (0.57%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.57%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.57%) SAP PS
7 1 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.86%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.29%) SaaS
4 3 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.14%) IaaS
5 2 (1.14%) Office 365
5 2 (1.14%) PaaS
6 1 (0.57%) FinancialForce
6 1 (0.57%) GitHub
6 1 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.29%) FTP
1 4 (2.29%) SAN
1 4 (2.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.71%) LAN
2 3 (1.71%) WAN
3 2 (1.14%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.57%) ATM
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.57%) DOCSIS
4 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.57%) Extranet
4 1 (0.57%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.57%) MPLS
4 1 (0.57%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.57%) Skype
4 1 (0.57%) SNMP
4 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.57%) Oracle Smart View
3 4 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.71%) QlikView
4 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.57%) Adabas
6 1 (0.57%) Big Data
6 1 (0.57%) Essbase
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.57%) MySQL
6 1 (0.57%) OLAP
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.57%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.57%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (4.00%) JMeter
2 6 (3.43%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.71%) JIRA
4 2 (1.14%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.14%) Selenium
4 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.57%) Ant
5 1 (0.57%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.57%) Toad
5 1 (0.57%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (12.57%) Telecoms
2 16 (9.14%) Banking
3 13 (7.43%) Mandarin Language
4 7 (4.00%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.43%) Marketing
6 5 (2.86%) Military
6 5 (2.86%) Retail
7 4 (2.29%) Legal
8 3 (1.71%) Billing
8 3 (1.71%) Electronics
8 3 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.14%) Advertising
9 2 (1.14%) Automotive
9 2 (1.14%) Back Office
10 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.57%) German Language
10 1 (0.57%) Law
10 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (30.86%) Analyst
2 23 (13.14%) Business Analyst
3 16 (9.14%) Architect
4 15 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (8.00%) Consultant
5 14 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.71%) Developer
6 10 (5.71%) Programmer
6 10 (5.71%) Test Analyst
7 9 (5.14%) Analyst Programmer
7 9 (5.14%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 9 (5.14%) Senior Programmer
8 7 (4.00%) Coordinator
8 7 (4.00%) Designer
8 7 (4.00%) Hyperion Consultant
8 7 (4.00%) Performance Tester
8 7 (4.00%) Project Assistant
8 7 (4.00%) Tester
9 6 (3.43%) Project Coordinator
9 6 (3.43%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.43%) HTML
1 6 (3.43%) Web Services
2 2 (1.14%) .NET
2 2 (1.14%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.14%) CSS
2 2 (1.14%) REST
2 2 (1.14%) RESTful
3 1 (0.57%) Ajax
3 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.57%) CSS3
3 1 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.57%) HTML5
3 1 (0.57%) jQuery
3 1 (0.57%) JSON
3 1 (0.57%) MDX
3 1 (0.57%) React
3 1 (0.57%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.57%) Spring
3 1 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.43%) Credit Risk
3 4 (2.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.29%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.71%) Private Cloud
4 3 (1.71%) User Experience
5 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.57%) DataPower
6 1 (0.57%) EPoS
6 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.57%) IVR
6 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.57%) NHS
6 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.29%) Unix
2 7 (4.00%) Windows
3 6 (3.43%) Linux
4 2 (1.14%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.29%) Project Management
2 26 (14.86%) Workflow
3 24 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (9.14%) SDLC
6 15 (8.57%) Defect Management
7 14 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 13 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (7.43%) Systems Analysis
9 12 (6.86%) Data Analysis
9 12 (6.86%) Risk Management
10 11 (6.29%) Customer-Centricity
10 11 (6.29%) ITIL
11 9 (5.14%) Business Analysis
12 8 (4.57%) Change Management
12 8 (4.57%) Data Modelling
12 8 (4.57%) ERP
12 8 (4.57%) Test Scripting
13 7 (4.00%) Migration
13 7 (4.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.29%) SQL
2 8 (4.57%) Java
3 5 (2.86%) C
4 2 (1.14%) C#
4 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.14%) VBScript
5 1 (0.57%) COBOL
5 1 (0.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (0.57%) JCL
5 1 (0.57%) NATURAL
5 1 (0.57%) Perl
5 1 (0.57%) PHP
5 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (13.14%) Degree
2 14 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.43%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.71%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.14%) CISSP
7 1 (0.57%) ACCA
7 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) CCIE
7 1 (0.57%) CCIP
7 1 (0.57%) CCNP
7 1 (0.57%) CIMA
7 1 (0.57%) CISA
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.57%) CISM
7 1 (0.57%) GIAC
7 1 (0.57%) ISEB
7 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.29%) SLA
2 8 (4.57%) IFRS
3 7 (4.00%) IFRS 9
4 6 (3.43%) Basel II
4 6 (3.43%) PMO
5 5 (2.86%) GDPR
6 3 (1.71%) QA
7 2 (1.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (5.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.29%) vSphere
4 3 (1.71%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.71%) XenServer
5 2 (1.14%) Docker
6 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.71%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.57%) Puppet
2 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.57%) Terraform
2 1 (0.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (16.57%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.43%) Oracle
3 11 (6.29%) SAP
4 9 (5.14%) Hyperion
5 7 (4.00%) HP
6 6 (3.43%) Cisco
7 5 (2.86%) IBM
7 5 (2.86%) VMware
8 4 (2.29%) AppDynamics
8 4 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.29%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.29%) Sun
9 3 (1.71%) Brocade
9 3 (1.71%) Citrix
9 3 (1.71%) Dell
9 3 (1.71%) EMC
9 3 (1.71%) Intel
9 3 (1.71%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.71%) NetApp
9 3 (1.71%) Symantec