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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
North West / Cheshire
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 122 193 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.25% 21.21% 28.31%
As % of the General category 60.70% 54.21% 63.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 149 143
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £43.71 - £13.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.99 - £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.49 - £16.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.83 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.81% +62.60%

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
201 356 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.96% 39.12% 44.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 258 192
Median daily rate £400 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £271 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 34
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -5.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% +48.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Finance Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -4 18 £425 +11.47% 13
Knutsford +1 16 £341 -19.70% 6
Macclesfield 0 15 £475 -5.00% 1
Warrington +14 13 £277 -37.15% 7
Crewe +6 9 £400 - 1
Daresbury - 2 £350 -
Alderley Edge +1 1 - -
Wilmslow +1 1 - - 8
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Finance.

1 90 (32.73%) Banking
2 73 (26.55%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (17.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (13.09%) Project Management
4 36 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (12.00%) Oracle
6 32 (11.64%) Microsoft
7 29 (10.55%) ETL
8 28 (10.18%) Business Analysis
9 27 (9.82%) Java
9 27 (9.82%) SAP
10 25 (9.09%) MS Excel
11 24 (8.73%) Scrum
12 23 (8.36%) Windows
12 23 (8.36%) Linux
13 22 (8.00%) SQL
13 22 (8.00%) Risk Management
14 21 (7.64%) Data Modelling
15 20 (7.27%) MS Office
15 20 (7.27%) ITIL
16 19 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (6.91%) Hyperion
17 18 (6.55%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (6.55%) SQL Server
18 17 (6.18%) MS PowerPoint
18 17 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
18 17 (6.18%) Performance Tuning
18 17 (6.18%) Analytics
19 16 (5.82%) QA
19 16 (5.82%) SharePoint

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 16 (5.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.18%) SAS
3 5 (1.82%) Apache
3 5 (1.82%) IIS
4 3 (1.09%) CICS
4 3 (1.09%) Confluence
4 3 (1.09%) JBoss
4 3 (1.09%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.73%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 25 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.27%) MS Office
3 17 (6.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.18%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.45%) MS Project
5 4 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.82%) SAP CO
2 5 (1.82%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (1.82%) SAP MDM
3 4 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.09%) Magento
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.36%) HFM
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.36%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.82%) Office 365
3 4 (1.45%) PaaS
4 3 (1.09%) IaaS
5 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.73%) SaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.55%) Firewall
2 5 (1.82%) Internet
3 4 (1.45%) Network Security
4 3 (1.09%) AMQP
4 3 (1.09%) SAN
5 2 (0.73%) Broadband
5 2 (0.73%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.73%) IPsec
5 2 (0.73%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.73%) LAN
5 2 (0.73%) SSL
5 2 (0.73%) VPN
5 2 (0.73%) WAN
6 1 (0.36%) 2G
6 1 (0.36%) 3G
6 1 (0.36%) 4G
6 1 (0.36%) LTE
6 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.55%) Data Warehouse
1 18 (6.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (3.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (2.91%) Amazon Redshift
4 8 (2.91%) GIS
5 7 (2.55%) Essbase
5 7 (2.55%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.18%) Data Mart
6 6 (2.18%) Data Mining
6 6 (2.18%) MySQL
6 6 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.18%) Star Schema
7 5 (1.82%) Big Data
8 4 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (4.00%) JIRA
2 8 (2.91%) ERwin
2 8 (2.91%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.45%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.09%) JUnit
5 3 (1.09%) Selenium
5 3 (1.09%) Subversion
5 3 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.73%) Grunt
6 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.36%) gulp
7 1 (0.36%) Hudson
7 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.36%) Mockito
7 1 (0.36%) Moq
7 1 (0.36%) Protractor
7 1 (0.36%) SonarQube
General
1 90 (32.73%) Banking
2 16 (5.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 11 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.91%) Back Office
5 7 (2.55%) Retail
6 5 (1.82%) Advertising
6 5 (1.82%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.09%) Marketing
9 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.73%) Local Government
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
10 1 (0.36%) Law
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.36%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 82 (29.82%) Analyst
2 44 (16.00%) Business Analyst
3 40 (14.55%) Developer
4 19 (6.91%) Consultant
5 16 (5.82%) Architect
6 12 (4.36%) Project Manager
7 11 (4.00%) Administrator
8 10 (3.64%) Banking Analyst
8 10 (3.64%) DBA
8 10 (3.64%) SAP Analyst
9 8 (2.91%) Banking Business Analyst
9 8 (2.91%) Java Developer
9 8 (2.91%) Risk Analyst
9 8 (2.91%) Security Consultant
9 8 (2.91%) SQL DBA
10 7 (2.55%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (2.55%) SAP Business Analyst
11 6 (2.18%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.18%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (2.18%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.09%) Web Services
2 9 (3.27%) Spring
3 8 (2.91%) Middleware
4 7 (2.55%) MDX
4 7 (2.55%) REST
4 7 (2.55%) XML
5 6 (2.18%) HTML
6 5 (1.82%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.82%) CSS
6 5 (1.82%) jQuery
6 5 (1.82%) SOAP
7 4 (1.45%) .NET
7 4 (1.45%) Hibernate
7 4 (1.45%) JPA
7 4 (1.45%) JSF
7 4 (1.45%) RESTful
8 3 (1.09%) Java EE
8 3 (1.09%) LAMP
8 3 (1.09%) Struts
8 3 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.91%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (2.18%) Derivative
4 6 (2.18%) Replication
5 5 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.82%) OTC Derivatives
5 5 (1.82%) User Experience
6 4 (1.45%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.09%) Clustering
7 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.73%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.73%) IVR
8 2 (0.73%) Life Science
8 2 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.73%) PKI
9 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.36%) Linux
1 23 (8.36%) Windows
2 16 (5.82%) AIX
3 12 (4.36%) Unix
4 11 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.55%) HPUX
6 6 (2.18%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.45%) Solaris
9 3 (1.09%) Android
10 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.73%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (26.55%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (17.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (13.09%) Project Management
4 29 (10.55%) ETL
5 28 (10.18%) Business Analysis
6 24 (8.73%) Scrum
7 22 (8.00%) Risk Management
8 21 (7.64%) Data Modelling
9 20 (7.27%) ITIL
10 19 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (6.18%) Analytics
11 17 (6.18%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (5.82%) Information Security
12 16 (5.82%) Migration
13 15 (5.45%) Change Management
13 15 (5.45%) OO
14 14 (5.09%) Data Analysis
15 12 (4.36%) ERP
15 12 (4.36%) Internal Audit
15 12 (4.36%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.82%) Java
2 22 (8.00%) SQL
3 9 (3.27%) Python
3 9 (3.27%) T-SQL
4 8 (2.91%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.55%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.18%) Perl
7 4 (1.45%) PHP
7 4 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.09%) C#
9 2 (0.73%) Ruby
9 2 (0.73%) VB
9 2 (0.73%) VBA
9 2 (0.73%) X++
10 1 (0.36%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.36%) C
10 1 (0.36%) C++
10 1 (0.36%) COBOL
10 1 (0.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (4.36%) Degree
2 10 (3.64%) ISEB
3 6 (2.18%) CISSP
4 5 (1.82%) CISA
4 5 (1.82%) HND
5 4 (1.45%) CRISC
5 4 (1.45%) SAP Certification
6 3 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.09%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.73%) CISM
7 2 (0.73%) IIBA
8 1 (0.36%) CBAP
8 1 (0.36%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) IISP
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.82%) QA
2 4 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.45%) SLA
3 2 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.36%) BS25999
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) COSO
System Software
1 7 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.82%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.73%) Docker
3 2 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.36%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.36%) RACF
4 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (2.55%) SCCM
2 6 (2.18%) WSUS
3 5 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.45%) IBM BigFix
4 4 (1.45%) Netcool
4 4 (1.45%) SCOM
5 3 (1.09%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.73%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (12.00%) Oracle
2 32 (11.64%) Microsoft
3 27 (9.82%) SAP
4 19 (6.91%) Hyperion
5 9 (3.27%) IBM
6 8 (2.91%) Talend
7 7 (2.55%) IDERA
7 7 (2.55%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.18%) Citrix
8 6 (2.18%) Intel Security
9 5 (1.82%) CA
9 5 (1.82%) Cognos
9 5 (1.82%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.82%) Tableau
9 5 (1.82%) Veritas
10 3 (1.09%) Apple
10 3 (1.09%) Remedy
10 3 (1.09%) Zend
11 1 (0.36%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.36%) Yahoo!
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