The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 224 183 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.83% 23.74% 25.82%
As % of the General category 58.03% 61.41% 59.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 104 102
Average daily rate
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£413 £416 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.84% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £11.78 £35.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.34% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
Finance
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
386 298 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.06% 38.65% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 164 147
Average daily rate £425 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £33.28 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.92% -16.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Cheshire region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +8 47 £370 +21.31% 8
Knutsford 0 45 £400 -8.88% 4
Warrington -9 20 £525 +16.66% 10
Macclesfield +7 9 £326 -
Crewe - 8 £363 - 11
Sandbach - 2 - -
Wilmslow - 2 £294 - 4
Winsford - 2 - -
Runcorn - 1 - - 1
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 155 (33.70%) Banking
2 101 (21.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 74 (16.09%) Project Management
4 68 (14.78%) SQL
4 68 (14.78%) Oracle
5 66 (14.35%) Java
5 66 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (10.65%) Business Analysis
7 48 (10.43%) Retail
8 47 (10.22%) SDLC
9 42 (9.13%) Microsoft
10 41 (8.91%) Migration
11 39 (8.48%) Web Services
11 39 (8.48%) Retail Banking
12 33 (7.17%) XML
12 33 (7.17%) Windows
12 33 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (6.96%) MS Excel
14 31 (6.74%) JavaScript
15 30 (6.52%) HTML
15 30 (6.52%) Degree
16 28 (6.09%) J2EE
16 28 (6.09%) CRM
17 27 (5.87%) Software Engineering
18 26 (5.65%) Spring
19 25 (5.43%) SOAP
19 25 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
19 25 (5.43%) Pharmaceutical
20 24 (5.22%) Oracle EBS
21 23 (5.00%) PRINCE2

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (4.57%) WebSphere
2 15 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.30%) SAS
3 6 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (0.87%) JBoss
5 3 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.43%) Node.js
6 2 (0.43%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.43%) CICS
6 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.22%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.22%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.22%) CMS
7 1 (0.22%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 32 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (3.26%) MS Office
4 12 (2.61%) MS Project
5 11 (2.39%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (5.22%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (4.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (1.09%) SAP CO
4 5 (1.09%) SAP FI
4 5 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.87%) Oracle Payroll
5 4 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.65%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.65%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.22%) SAP FI-GL
7 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.87%) IaaS
3 3 (0.65%) PaaS
4 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.43%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.83%) Internet
2 12 (2.61%) HTTP
3 7 (1.52%) Firewall
4 4 (0.87%) VPN
4 4 (0.87%) DNS
4 4 (0.87%) DHCP
5 3 (0.65%) LAN
5 3 (0.65%) WAN
5 3 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.43%) Wireless
6 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.43%) WebEx
6 2 (0.43%) Network Security
7 1 (0.22%) NAS
7 1 (0.22%) 4G
7 1 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.22%) 3G
7 1 (0.22%) H.323
7 1 (0.22%) 2G
7 1 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.91%) Oracle Database
3 15 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (2.83%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.74%) Big Data
7 8 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (1.52%) Informix
8 7 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.52%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.30%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.09%) DB2
10 5 (1.09%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.87%) MS Access
11 4 (0.87%) DTS
11 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (2.17%) JUnit
1 10 (2.17%) Subversion
1 10 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.96%) Selenium
3 8 (1.74%) Cucumber
3 8 (1.74%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.30%) Mockito
4 6 (1.30%) JIRA
5 5 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.43%) Maven
8 2 (0.43%) Cactus
8 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.43%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.43%) Hudson
8 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.22%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.22%) PhpStorm
9 1 (0.22%) SoapUI
General
1 155 (33.70%) Banking
2 48 (10.43%) Retail
3 39 (8.48%) Retail Banking
4 25 (5.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (2.83%) Local Government
6 9 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.74%) Advertising
7 8 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.52%) Marketing
9 6 (1.30%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.09%) Legal
11 3 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.65%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.43%) Swedish Language
13 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Back Office
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 144 (31.30%) Analyst
2 103 (22.39%) Business Analyst
3 83 (18.04%) Developer
4 62 (13.48%) Project Manager
5 39 (8.48%) Consultant
6 38 (8.26%) Senior Analyst
7 35 (7.61%) Architect
8 34 (7.39%) Senior Business Analyst
9 32 (6.96%) Java Developer
10 18 (3.91%) Financial Business Analyst
11 17 (3.70%) Oracle Consultant
12 16 (3.48%) Financial Services Business Analyst
13 12 (2.61%) Banking Business Analyst
13 12 (2.61%) Business Manager
13 12 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (2.17%) Technical Architect
15 9 (1.96%) Oracle Developer
15 9 (1.96%) Data Analyst
15 9 (1.96%) Security Consultant
15 9 (1.96%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (8.48%) Web Services
2 33 (7.17%) XML
3 30 (6.52%) HTML
4 28 (6.09%) J2EE
5 26 (5.65%) Spring
6 25 (5.43%) SOAP
7 21 (4.57%) .NET
7 21 (4.57%) WSDL
8 18 (3.91%) CSS
8 18 (3.91%) JSON
9 14 (3.04%) HTML5
10 12 (2.61%) XSLT
11 11 (2.39%) Servlets
11 11 (2.39%) AngularJS
12 10 (2.17%) jQuery
13 8 (1.74%) JAX-RPC
13 8 (1.74%) RESTful
14 7 (1.52%) JAX-RS
14 7 (1.52%) JAX-WS
14 7 (1.52%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (2.83%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.39%) Data Centre
4 7 (1.52%) Online Banking
5 6 (1.30%) PMI
6 5 (1.09%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (0.87%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.87%) CMDB
7 4 (0.87%) PKI
8 3 (0.65%) Life Science
8 3 (0.65%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.65%) GIS
8 3 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (0.65%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.43%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.43%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.17%) Windows
2 22 (4.78%) Linux
3 18 (3.91%) UNIX
4 11 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.52%) AIX
6 6 (1.30%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.30%) Mac OS
6 6 (1.30%) Windows Vista
6 6 (1.30%) Android
7 5 (1.09%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.43%) MVS
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.22%) zOS
10 1 (0.22%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (21.96%) Stakeholder Management
2 74 (16.09%) Project Management
3 66 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (10.65%) Business Analysis
5 47 (10.22%) SDLC
6 41 (8.91%) Migration
7 28 (6.09%) CRM
8 27 (5.87%) Software Engineering
9 25 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (5.00%) PRINCE2
10 23 (5.00%) Waterfall
11 21 (4.57%) ITIL
12 19 (4.13%) Risk Management
13 18 (3.91%) TDD
14 17 (3.70%) Supplier Management
14 17 (3.70%) Service Delivery
14 17 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (3.48%) Information Security
16 15 (3.26%) Integration Testing
16 15 (3.26%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 68 (14.78%) SQL
2 66 (14.35%) Java
3 31 (6.74%) JavaScript
4 17 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 13 (2.83%) C
6 9 (1.96%) C++
6 9 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.74%) Python
7 8 (1.74%) Objective-C
8 6 (1.30%) XPath
8 6 (1.30%) Perl
9 5 (1.09%) R
10 4 (0.87%) VBA
10 4 (0.87%) VB
11 3 (0.65%) PHP
11 3 (0.65%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.43%) REXX
12 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.22%) ABAP
13 1 (0.22%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 30 (6.52%) Degree
2 15 (3.26%) PMI Certification
3 12 (2.61%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.39%) PMP
4 11 (2.39%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.09%) ISEB
6 5 (1.09%) CISSP
7 3 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.43%) MCP
8 2 (0.43%) MCSE
8 2 (0.43%) CCNP
8 2 (0.43%) CCNA
8 2 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.43%) MCITP
8 2 (0.43%) CIPD
8 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.22%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.74%) QA
2 7 (1.52%) FATCA
3 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.65%) SLA
4 2 (0.43%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.43%) GAMP
5 1 (0.22%) GxP
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) GAAP
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.87%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.09%) SCCM
3 4 (0.87%) StatsD
4 3 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (0.43%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.22%) OpenView
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.22%) OVSD
6 1 (0.22%) Puppet
6 1 (0.22%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.22%) Oozie
Vendors
1 68 (14.78%) Oracle
2 42 (9.13%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.78%) IBM
4 20 (4.35%) SAP
5 13 (2.83%) Citrix
6 12 (2.61%) VMware
7 10 (2.17%) HP
8 9 (1.96%) Tableau
9 8 (1.74%) Cognos
10 7 (1.52%) Cisco
11 6 (1.30%) Teradata
12 5 (1.09%) ArcSight
12 5 (1.09%) McAfee
13 4 (0.87%) Nokia
13 4 (0.87%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.87%) F5
13 4 (0.87%) Blue Coat
13 4 (0.87%) TippingPoint
13 4 (0.87%) Juniper
13 4 (0.87%) BMC
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