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 3 months to 22 June 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 / Slough
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs citing Finance 19 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 13.67% 14.20% 13.67%
As % of the General category 31.67% 31.51% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 25
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £350 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £470 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +31.57% -  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 60 73 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 43.17% 45.06% 44.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 50 79
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £470 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -28.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 22 June 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 Slough region with a requirement for Finance.

1 9 (24.32%) Project Management
1 9 (24.32%) Marketing
2 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (18.92%) SAP
3 6 (16.22%) HTML
3 6 (16.22%) Linux
4 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.51%) OO
4 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.51%) PHP
4 5 (13.51%) CSS
4 5 (13.51%) MySQL
4 5 (13.51%) Oracle
4 5 (13.51%) Web Development
4 5 (13.51%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Presales
5 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) CRM
6 3 (8.11%) Change Management
6 3 (8.11%) LDAP
6 3 (8.11%) ERP
6 3 (8.11%) OOD
6 3 (8.11%) PMP
6 3 (8.11%) SQL
6 3 (8.11%) Billing
6 3 (8.11%) Subversion
6 3 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (8.11%) Scrum
6 3 (8.11%) VMware

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 2 (5.41%) CMS
1 2 (5.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.41%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.70%) HFM
3 1 (2.70%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (2.70%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.70%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.70%) CallidusCloud
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) Big Data
3 2 (5.41%) MariaDB
3 2 (5.41%) Pentaho
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) MS Access
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.70%) Power BI
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.11%) Subversion
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 9 (24.32%) Marketing
2 3 (8.11%) Billing
2 3 (8.11%) Electronics
2 3 (8.11%) Legal
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Business Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Customer Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (8.11%) Project Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Break Fix Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Printer Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) UI Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) HTML
2 5 (13.51%) CSS
3 3 (8.11%) Laravel
3 3 (8.11%) RESTful
3 3 (8.11%) Velocity
4 2 (5.41%) CSS3
4 2 (5.41%) HTML5
4 2 (5.41%) LAMP
5 1 (2.70%) .NET
5 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.41%) Chip and PIN
1 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.41%) EPoS
1 2 (5.41%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (5.41%) PMI
1 2 (5.41%) User Experience
1 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
1 2 (5.41%) W3C
2 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Project Management
2 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (13.51%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (13.51%) OO
3 5 (13.51%) Web Development
4 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
4 4 (10.81%) CRM
4 4 (10.81%) Presales
4 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) Change Management
5 3 (8.11%) DevOps
5 3 (8.11%) ERP
5 3 (8.11%) Front End Development
5 3 (8.11%) OOD
5 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
5 3 (8.11%) Scrum
5 3 (8.11%) Software Architecture
5 3 (8.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
1 5 (13.51%) PHP
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.70%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) PMP
2 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.70%) AAT
3 1 (2.70%) ACCA
3 1 (2.70%) CIMA
3 1 (2.70%) IIBA
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) NFS
2 2 (5.41%) Samba
2 2 (5.41%) Squid
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Ansible
2 2 (5.41%) Nagios
3 1 (2.70%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) SAP
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (5.41%) Twitter
4 2 (5.41%) Workday
5 1 (2.70%) Callidus
5 1 (2.70%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.70%) Infor
5 1 (2.70%) Marketo
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Sage
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) Siebel