Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 8 4
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 121 133 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 8.20% 10.72% 15.34%
As % of the General category 27.94% 32.20% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 86 134
Reading median daily rate £488 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% +1.19% -4.55%
10th Percentile £230 £255 £275
90th Percentile £625 £581 £586
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Reading median hourly rate £62.50 £19.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +228.95% +46.15% -18.75%
10th Percentile £53.38 £17.50 £11.56
90th Percentile £67.95 £41.90 £18.38
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.60% +120.00% +9.38%

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 433 413 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 29.36% 33.28% 42.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 219 249
Reading median daily rate £463 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £222 £213 £213
90th Percentile £628 £575 £576
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £417
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 16
Reading median hourly rate £48.75 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +275.00% -13.33% -41.75%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.25 £10.40
90th Percentile £64.35 £45.00 £25.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year -3.61% +16.90% -8.97%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Finance in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for Finance.

1 40 (33.06%) Telecoms
2 30 (24.79%) Microsoft
3 29 (23.97%) SAP
4 27 (22.31%) Microsoft Excel
5 24 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (15.70%) Manufacturing
7 19 (15.70%) Marketing
8 17 (14.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 17 (14.05%) Digital Marketing
8 17 (14.05%) Programme Management
8 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Office
9 16 (13.22%) Electronics
9 16 (13.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (13.22%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (12.40%) Project Management
11 14 (11.57%) Workflow
11 14 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (10.74%) Oracle
13 11 (9.09%) SQL Server
13 11 (9.09%) SQL
14 10 (8.26%) Mandarin Language
14 10 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (8.26%) Test Automation
15 9 (7.44%) PaaS
15 9 (7.44%) IaaS
15 9 (7.44%) Web Operations
15 9 (7.44%) ERP
16 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (6.61%) Incident Management

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 6 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (22.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (14.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) NetSuite
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.48%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.65%) CODA-Financials
3 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.65%) SAP SCM
3 2 (1.65%) Sonata
4 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.83%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.83%) SAP CS
4 1 (0.83%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.83%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.44%) IaaS
3 9 (7.44%) PaaS
4 6 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.65%) Office 365
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.83%) BlueKai
6 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.83%) SaaS
6 1 (0.83%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) 3G
1 3 (2.48%) 4G
1 3 (2.48%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (1.65%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.65%) Skype
2 2 (1.65%) SSL
3 1 (0.83%) 2G
3 1 (0.83%) BGP
3 1 (0.83%) DHCP
3 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) LTE
3 1 (0.83%) MPLS
3 1 (0.83%) OSPF
3 1 (0.83%) SAN
3 1 (0.83%) VPN
3 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.31%) Power BI
5 3 (2.48%) PerformancePoint
6 2 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.83%) Big Data
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.83%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.83%) QlikView
7 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.31%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.83%) JIRA
4 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.83%) Subversion
4 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (33.06%) Telecoms
2 19 (15.70%) Manufacturing
2 19 (15.70%) Marketing
3 16 (13.22%) Electronics
4 10 (8.26%) Mandarin Language
5 8 (6.61%) Billing
6 4 (3.31%) Legal
6 4 (3.31%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (16.53%) Analyst
2 17 (14.05%) Developer
3 15 (12.40%) Project Manager
4 14 (11.57%) Coordinator
5 13 (10.74%) Project Coordinator
6 10 (8.26%) Business Analyst
7 9 (7.44%) AWS Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Azure Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) WebOps Engineer
8 8 (6.61%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) SQL Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Test Manager
10 5 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Financial Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) SQL BI Developer
10 5 (4.13%) SSIS Developer
11 4 (3.31%) ETL Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Junior Project Coordinator
11 4 (3.31%) SAP Manager
11 4 (3.31%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) .NET
2 4 (3.31%) Node.js
3 3 (2.48%) HTML
3 3 (2.48%) XML
4 2 (1.65%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.65%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (1.65%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.65%) Ionic Framework
4 2 (1.65%) Kafka
4 2 (1.65%) LDAP
4 2 (1.65%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (1.65%) PhoneGap
4 2 (1.65%) React
4 2 (1.65%) React Native
4 2 (1.65%) REST
4 2 (1.65%) Silverlight
4 2 (1.65%) SOAP
4 2 (1.65%) WCF
4 2 (1.65%) Web Services
4 2 (1.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.22%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (6.61%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.48%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.48%) NHS
4 2 (1.65%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.65%) Clustering
4 2 (1.65%) EPoS
4 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.65%) Replication
5 1 (0.83%) Animation
5 1 (0.83%) CMDB
5 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.83%) Tandem
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
5 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.96%) Windows
2 4 (3.31%) Android
2 4 (3.31%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.48%) Linux
3 3 (2.48%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.48%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.83%) CentOS
4 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Unix
4 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (14.05%) Digital Marketing
3 17 (14.05%) Programme Management
4 15 (12.40%) Project Management
5 14 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (11.57%) Workflow
6 10 (8.26%) Test Automation
7 9 (7.44%) ERP
7 9 (7.44%) Web Operations
8 8 (6.61%) Active Listening
8 8 (6.61%) Incident Management
8 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (6.61%) IT Strategy
8 8 (6.61%) Migration
9 7 (5.79%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.79%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (4.96%) ETL
10 6 (4.96%) ITIL
10 6 (4.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.09%) SQL
2 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.31%) Java
4 3 (2.48%) Apple Swift
4 3 (2.48%) C#
4 3 (2.48%) Kotlin
4 3 (2.48%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.65%) Python
5 2 (1.65%) VBA
5 2 (1.65%) XAML
6 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.83%) Perl
6 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (6.61%) SC Cleared
1 8 (6.61%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.79%) Degree
3 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.48%) MCDST
4 3 (2.48%) MCSA
5 2 (1.65%) ACCA
5 2 (1.65%) CIMA
5 2 (1.65%) ISEB
5 2 (1.65%) PhD
5 2 (1.65%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.83%) APMP
6 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.83%) CCIE
6 1 (0.83%) CCNP
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) PMO
2 4 (3.31%) SLA
3 3 (2.48%) QA
3 3 (2.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) SCCM
2 2 (1.65%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.65%) Terraform
3 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.83%) Ansible
3 1 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.83%) Grafana
3 1 (0.83%) Graphite
3 1 (0.83%) Nagios
3 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (24.79%) Microsoft
2 29 (23.97%) SAP
3 13 (10.74%) Oracle
4 5 (4.13%) VMware
5 4 (3.31%) Apple
6 3 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.65%) CODA
7 2 (1.65%) IBM
7 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.83%) BMC
8 1 (0.83%) BT
8 1 (0.83%) CA
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco
8 1 (0.83%) Citrix
8 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.83%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.83%) Nokia
8 1 (0.83%) Remedy
8 1 (0.83%) Sage
8 1 (0.83%) Teradata