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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 218 189 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.77% 23.57% 19.55%
As % of the General category 62.46% 61.17% 57.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 95 81
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £259 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £606 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.61 - £15.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 - £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 - £45.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -19.51%
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
349 309 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.46% 38.53% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 150 120
Average daily rate £410 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £271 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 28
Average hourly rate £14.81 £35.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.70% +35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £25.04 £8.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +19 52 £388 +10.71% 9
Warrington +1 45 £325 -28.57% 9
Knutsford -1 29 £400 +18.60% 6
Macclesfield -4 5 £525 +40.00% 5
Nantwich +1 4 £288 -17.85%
Runcorn - 3 £325 - 2
Wilmslow -7 1 - - 6
Crewe - 1 - - 8
Northwich - 1 - -
Sandbach - - - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 111 (27.01%) Banking
2 97 (23.60%) Oracle
3 79 (19.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (16.79%) SQL
5 66 (16.06%) Project Management
6 53 (12.90%) Java
7 51 (12.41%) Oracle EBS R12
8 50 (12.17%) Oracle EBS
9 48 (11.68%) CRM
9 48 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (11.44%) Security Cleared
11 45 (10.95%) SC Cleared
11 45 (10.95%) Windows
12 44 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
13 43 (10.46%) Microsoft
13 43 (10.46%) Retail
14 33 (8.03%) Migration
14 33 (8.03%) XML
15 32 (7.79%) Business Analysis
16 31 (7.54%) PRINCE2
17 28 (6.81%) Degree
17 28 (6.81%) HTML
18 27 (6.57%) .NET
18 27 (6.57%) MS Excel
18 27 (6.57%) Oracle BI EE
19 26 (6.33%) Retail Banking
20 25 (6.08%) Local Government
21 24 (5.84%) J2EE
22 22 (5.35%) Web Services
22 22 (5.35%) Business Intelligence

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 13 (3.16%) SAS
2 10 (2.43%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.95%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (1.95%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.70%) CICS
5 6 (1.46%) JBoss
6 5 (1.22%) IIS
6 5 (1.22%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.73%) iPlanet
8 3 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.49%) Apache
10 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.24%) eRoom
Applications
1 27 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.38%) MS Project
3 15 (3.65%) MS Office
4 14 (3.41%) MS Visio
5 12 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 51 (12.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 50 (12.17%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (3.65%) Oracle General Ledger
4 11 (2.68%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 10 (2.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 9 (2.19%) Oracle Payroll
7 8 (1.95%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (1.95%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (1.70%) Oracle Cash Management
8 7 (1.70%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 7 (1.70%) Oracle CRM
9 6 (1.46%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (1.22%) Oracle iProcurement
11 3 (0.73%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.73%) SAP FI
11 3 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
11 3 (0.73%) SAP CO
12 2 (0.49%) SAP HR
12 2 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.73%) PaaS
2 1 (0.24%) Office 365
2 1 (0.24%) Route 53
2 1 (0.24%) IaaS
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.68%) HTTP
2 10 (2.43%) Internet
2 10 (2.43%) Firewall
3 8 (1.95%) WAN
4 6 (1.46%) LAN
5 5 (1.22%) 3G
5 5 (1.22%) VPN
5 5 (1.22%) 2G
5 5 (1.22%) 4G
6 4 (0.97%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.73%) SAN
7 3 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.73%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.73%) Network Security
8 2 (0.49%) ATM
9 1 (0.24%) LDAP
9 1 (0.24%) DHCP
9 1 (0.24%) RIP
9 1 (0.24%) DMZ
9 1 (0.24%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.57%) Oracle BI EE
2 19 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.68%) DB2
4 7 (1.70%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.70%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.97%) MySQL
7 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.73%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.73%) Informix
8 3 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.73%) MS Access
8 3 (0.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.49%) Big Data
9 2 (0.49%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.49%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (1.95%) Subversion
1 8 (1.95%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.70%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.46%) JUnit
4 5 (1.22%) Maven
4 5 (1.22%) Selenium
5 4 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.97%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.73%) Mockito
6 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.49%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.49%) JIRA
7 2 (0.49%) Introscope
7 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.24%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.24%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.24%) LSMW
8 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
General
1 111 (27.01%) Banking
2 43 (10.46%) Retail
3 26 (6.33%) Retail Banking
4 25 (6.08%) Local Government
5 17 (4.14%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.92%) Advertising
7 11 (2.68%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.95%) Marketing
9 7 (1.70%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.46%) Legal
11 4 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.49%) Games
13 2 (0.49%) Billing
13 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.24%) Back Office
14 1 (0.24%) Electronics
14 1 (0.24%) Publishing
14 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (22.14%) Analyst
2 65 (15.82%) Developer
3 64 (15.57%) Consultant
4 57 (13.87%) Project Manager
4 57 (13.87%) Business Analyst
5 48 (11.68%) Oracle Consultant
6 35 (8.52%) Architect
7 30 (7.30%) Java Developer
8 19 (4.62%) Designer
9 15 (3.65%) Administrator
9 15 (3.65%) Functional Consultant
9 15 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (3.41%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
10 14 (3.41%) Payroll Consultant
11 13 (3.16%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 13 (3.16%) Senior Business Analyst
11 13 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (2.92%) Oracle HR Consultant
13 10 (2.43%) Programme Manager
14 9 (2.19%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.03%) XML
2 28 (6.81%) HTML
3 27 (6.57%) .NET
4 24 (5.84%) J2EE
5 22 (5.35%) Web Services
6 20 (4.87%) Spring
7 14 (3.41%) SOAP
7 14 (3.41%) CSS
8 12 (2.92%) JSON
9 11 (2.68%) JDBC
10 10 (2.43%) XSLT
11 9 (2.19%) ASP.NET
11 9 (2.19%) .NET Framework
12 8 (1.95%) JSP
13 7 (1.70%) Middleware
13 7 (1.70%) WSDL
13 7 (1.70%) jQuery
14 6 (1.46%) HTML5
14 6 (1.46%) AngularJS
14 6 (1.46%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.68%) Mainframe
3 8 (1.95%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (1.95%) User Experience
4 6 (1.46%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.22%) Online Banking
6 4 (0.97%) SCORM
6 4 (0.97%) PMI
6 4 (0.97%) Reference Data
7 3 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.73%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.73%) Clustering
7 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.73%) PKI
8 2 (0.49%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.49%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.49%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.49%) HACMP
8 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 45 (10.95%) Windows
2 19 (4.62%) UNIX
3 16 (3.89%) Linux
4 12 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.70%) AIX
7 5 (1.22%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.97%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.97%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.73%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.73%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.49%) Android
10 2 (0.49%) Solaris
11 1 (0.24%) HPUX
11 1 (0.24%) zOS
11 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (19.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 66 (16.06%) Project Management
3 48 (11.68%) CRM
3 48 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (8.03%) Migration
5 32 (7.79%) Business Analysis
6 31 (7.54%) PRINCE2
7 22 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (4.87%) Change Management
9 19 (4.62%) ITIL
10 18 (4.38%) Waterfall
11 15 (3.65%) Workflow
11 15 (3.65%) Software Engineering
12 14 (3.41%) Data Analysis
12 14 (3.41%) Validation
12 14 (3.41%) Service Delivery
13 13 (3.16%) Time Management
14 12 (2.92%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (2.92%) Data Migration
14 12 (2.92%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (16.79%) SQL
2 53 (12.90%) Java
3 18 (4.38%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.43%) C
4 10 (2.43%) C#
5 9 (2.19%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.70%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.46%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.97%) VBA
8 4 (0.97%) C++
8 4 (0.97%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.73%) PHP
9 3 (0.73%) Python
10 2 (0.49%) VB
10 2 (0.49%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.49%) Perl
10 2 (0.49%) X++
10 2 (0.49%) SAS Macro
10 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 47 (11.44%) Security Cleared
2 45 (10.95%) SC Cleared
3 28 (6.81%) Degree
4 16 (3.89%) PMI Certification
5 14 (3.41%) PMP
6 9 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.97%) ISEB
7 4 (0.97%) CISSP
7 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.97%) VCP4
8 3 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.49%) CCNP
9 2 (0.49%) CCNA
9 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 1 (0.24%) IIBA
10 1 (0.24%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.68%) QA
2 7 (1.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.24%) GxP
System Software
1 8 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.49%) GPFS
4 1 (0.24%) XenApp
4 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.24%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (0.97%) SCCM
2 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.49%) OpenView
3 2 (0.49%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.24%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.24%) OVSD
4 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.24%) Legato
4 1 (0.24%) MOM
4 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.24%) Puppet
4 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 97 (23.60%) Oracle
2 43 (10.46%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.62%) IBM
4 15 (3.65%) Cisco
5 12 (2.92%) Cyber-Ark
6 10 (2.43%) HP
6 10 (2.43%) VMware
7 9 (2.19%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.95%) CheckPoint
8 8 (1.95%) SAP
9 6 (1.46%) Juniper
9 6 (1.46%) Nokia
9 6 (1.46%) Blue Coat
9 6 (1.46%) McAfee
9 6 (1.46%) TippingPoint
9 6 (1.46%) F5
9 6 (1.46%) ArcSight
10 5 (1.22%) Tableau
10 5 (1.22%) BT
10 5 (1.22%) Citrix
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Runcorn
Capita - ITIN
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Posted: 17 days ago
Cheshire
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Cheshire
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Chester
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