Period
to 20 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 15 2
Rank change year-on-year +4 -13 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 30 19 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 8.93% 6.44% 18.24%
As % of the General category 21.90% 19.19% 47.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 41
Slough median daily rate £400 £495 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.19% +20.00% +16.61%
10th Percentile £173 £338 £306
90th Percentile £473 £680 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £12.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £24.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.22% +51.56% -47.97%

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 Slough with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 137 99 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 40.77% 33.56% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 56 82
Slough median daily rate £394 £450 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +22.03% +7.66%
10th Percentile £208 £290 £228
90th Percentile £550 £638 £471
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Slough median hourly rate - £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.32% -5.00%
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.44% +2.86% -12.50%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Slough

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Slough

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Slough over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Slough

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Slough region with a requirement for Finance.

1 12 (40.00%) Oracle
2 11 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (36.67%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 10 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (33.33%) Billing
3 10 (33.33%) SQL
4 9 (30.00%) VBA
4 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (30.00%) CSG Singleview
4 9 (30.00%) Migration
4 9 (30.00%) Data Migration
4 9 (30.00%) Data Cleansing
4 9 (30.00%) Data Mapping
5 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (16.67%) Magento
6 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (16.67%) OO PHP
6 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 5 (16.67%) OO
6 5 (16.67%) PHP
7 4 (13.33%) CSS
7 4 (13.33%) SOAP
7 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 4 (13.33%) Sass

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 4 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (30.00%) CSG Singleview
4 5 (16.67%) Magento
5 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (3.33%) Workday HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) Power BI
3 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 10 (33.33%) Billing
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Data Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Data Migration Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Financial Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Migration Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Magento Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Data Migration Lead
7 2 (6.67%) Power BI Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) CSS
1 4 (13.33%) REST
1 4 (13.33%) Sass
1 4 (13.33%) SOAP
2 3 (10.00%) CSS3
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) HTML5
2 3 (10.00%) LESS
2 3 (10.00%) RESTful
2 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (30.00%) Data Cleansing
2 9 (30.00%) Data Mapping
2 9 (30.00%) Data Migration
2 9 (30.00%) Migration
3 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.67%) OO
4 5 (16.67%) OO PHP
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) Commercial Awareness
5 4 (13.33%) Front End Development
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 4 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (6.67%) Accounts Payable
6 2 (6.67%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) VBA
3 5 (16.67%) PHP
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) vCloud
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Twitter
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
3 2 (6.67%) Tableau
4 1 (3.33%) Ariba
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Siebel
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Workday