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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 149 288 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.72% 25.02% 22.43%
As % of the General category 57.09% 60.63% 59.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 227 117
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £33.39 £15.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +116.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.65 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +21.21%
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
261 475 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.79% 41.27% 37.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 326 169
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 £236 £325 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 37
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-30.50% +12.38%

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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington +1 27 £414 -20.43% 14
Knutsford 0 25 £415 -2.35% 2
Chester -4 22 £425 -1.16% 5
Macclesfield +6 13 £400 +5.26%
Crewe +12 4 £375 -
Alderley Edge +7 2 - -
Northwich -1 1 £320 -
Wilmslow -8 1 £550 +18.91% 4
Widnes - 1 £350 -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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.

1 116 (32.13%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (30.47%) Banking
3 77 (21.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 66 (18.28%) Java
5 55 (15.24%) Project Management
6 54 (14.96%) Oracle
7 39 (10.80%) Waterfall
8 36 (9.97%) XML
9 34 (9.42%) MS Excel
9 34 (9.42%) SQL
9 34 (9.42%) Microsoft
10 33 (9.14%) Business Analysis
11 32 (8.86%) J2EE
12 30 (8.31%) Web Services
12 30 (8.31%) Spring
13 29 (8.03%) Software Engineering
13 29 (8.03%) TDD
13 29 (8.03%) Windows
14 28 (7.76%) SOAP
14 28 (7.76%) Pharmaceutical
14 28 (7.76%) Scrum
15 27 (7.48%) JDBC
16 26 (7.20%) ITIL
16 26 (7.20%) Change Management
16 26 (7.20%) User Acceptance Testing
17 25 (6.93%) Integration Testing
17 25 (6.93%) Kanban
18 24 (6.65%) Degree
19 22 (6.09%) Programme Management
19 22 (6.09%) Analytical Skills

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 17 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.43%) WebSphere
3 12 (3.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (1.66%) IIS
4 6 (1.66%) JBoss
5 5 (1.39%) SAS
6 3 (0.83%) Apache
7 2 (0.55%) CICS
7 2 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.55%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (4.71%) MS Office
4 13 (3.60%) MS Project
5 9 (2.49%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.83%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.55%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 4 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.11%) SAP MDM
2 3 (0.83%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (0.83%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.83%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.55%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) HFM
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.28%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.28%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.11%) Office 365
2 4 (1.11%) SaaS
3 3 (0.83%) IaaS
4 2 (0.55%) PaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.16%) Firewall
2 11 (3.05%) Network Security
3 8 (2.22%) Internet
4 4 (1.11%) 2G
4 4 (1.11%) 3G
4 4 (1.11%) 4G
4 4 (1.11%) HTTP
4 4 (1.11%) LAN
4 4 (1.11%) LTE
4 4 (1.11%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (1.11%) WAN
5 3 (0.83%) GSM
5 3 (0.83%) UMTS
6 2 (0.55%) Broadband
6 2 (0.55%) Intranet
6 2 (0.55%) PCoIP
6 2 (0.55%) SAN
6 2 (0.55%) Skype
6 2 (0.55%) Softphone
6 2 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.71%) Oracle Database
2 16 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (4.16%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.22%) Data Mart
4 8 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (1.94%) Essbase
5 7 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (1.94%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.66%) OLAP
6 6 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.39%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.39%) Star Schema
8 4 (1.11%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.83%) Informix
9 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (5.82%) Jenkins
2 19 (5.26%) JIRA
3 12 (3.32%) Subversion
4 11 (3.05%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.05%) Talend Open Studio
5 10 (2.77%) JUnit
5 10 (2.77%) Selenium
5 10 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.66%) SpecFlow
6 6 (1.66%) TestComplete
7 5 (1.39%) ERwin
8 4 (1.11%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.11%) Gradle
8 4 (1.11%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.83%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.83%) Mockito
9 3 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.83%) Xcode
10 2 (0.55%) ClearQuest
10 2 (0.55%) FindBugs
General
1 110 (30.47%) Banking
2 28 (7.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (3.88%) Retail
4 7 (1.94%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.66%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.11%) Legal
6 4 (1.11%) Publishing
7 3 (0.83%) Advertising
7 3 (0.83%) Back Office
7 3 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.83%) Local Government
8 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.28%) German Language
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (20.50%) Analyst
2 63 (17.45%) Developer
3 53 (14.68%) Business Analyst
4 48 (13.30%) Project Manager
5 34 (9.42%) Java Developer
6 31 (8.59%) Consultant
7 19 (5.26%) Architect
7 19 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 13 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (3.32%) Programme Manager
10 11 (3.05%) Applications Developer
10 11 (3.05%) Financial Analyst
11 10 (2.77%) Delivery Manager
11 10 (2.77%) Java Applications Developer
11 10 (2.77%) Senior Applications Developer
11 10 (2.77%) Senior Java Applications Developer
11 10 (2.77%) Senior Manager
12 9 (2.49%) Finance Manager
12 9 (2.49%) Infrastructure Manager
12 9 (2.49%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.97%) XML
2 32 (8.86%) J2EE
3 30 (8.31%) Spring
3 30 (8.31%) Web Services
4 28 (7.76%) SOAP
5 27 (7.48%) JDBC
6 21 (5.82%) WSDL
7 20 (5.54%) JAXB
7 20 (5.54%) JAX-WS
8 18 (4.99%) JSON
8 18 (4.99%) RESTful
9 13 (3.60%) .NET
9 13 (3.60%) Middleware
10 12 (3.32%) HTML
11 11 (3.05%) Apache Camel
12 9 (2.49%) CSS
12 9 (2.49%) XSLT
13 7 (1.94%) MDX
13 7 (1.94%) POJO
14 5 (1.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.16%) Data Centre
3 10 (2.77%) User Experience
4 9 (2.49%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.39%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.39%) Replication
7 4 (1.11%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.11%) IVR
7 4 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.11%) PMI
7 4 (1.11%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.83%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.83%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.83%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.55%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.55%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.55%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.55%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.03%) Windows
2 18 (4.99%) Linux
3 16 (4.43%) Unix
4 12 (3.32%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.94%) AIX
5 7 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.11%) Android
8 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.83%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.28%) HPUX
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (32.13%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (21.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 55 (15.24%) Project Management
4 39 (10.80%) Waterfall
5 33 (9.14%) Business Analysis
6 29 (8.03%) Software Engineering
6 29 (8.03%) TDD
7 28 (7.76%) Scrum
8 26 (7.20%) Change Management
8 26 (7.20%) ITIL
8 26 (7.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 25 (6.93%) Integration Testing
9 25 (6.93%) Kanban
10 22 (6.09%) Programme Management
11 21 (5.82%) AOP
11 21 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (5.82%) Migration
11 21 (5.82%) System Integration Testing
12 20 (5.54%) BDD
12 20 (5.54%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (18.28%) Java
2 34 (9.42%) SQL
3 17 (4.71%) PL/SQL
4 15 (4.16%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.49%) C
5 9 (2.49%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.39%) PHP
8 4 (1.11%) C++
8 4 (1.11%) VB
9 3 (0.83%) Apple Swift
9 3 (0.83%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.83%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.55%) Python
10 2 (0.55%) Ruby
10 2 (0.55%) VBScript
11 1 (0.28%) Jython
11 1 (0.28%) Lua
11 1 (0.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (6.65%) Degree
2 12 (3.32%) CISM
2 12 (3.32%) CISSP
3 5 (1.39%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.11%) CISMP
4 4 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.83%) CISA
5 3 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.55%) ISEB
6 2 (0.55%) MCSE
6 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.28%) CCNA
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.28%) CRISC
7 1 (0.28%) IIBA
7 1 (0.28%) PMP
7 1 (0.28%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.94%) QA
3 5 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.11%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.55%) SEPA
6 1 (0.28%) FATCA
6 1 (0.28%) P3O
6 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.83%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.55%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (1.39%) SCCM
2 4 (1.11%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.55%) WSUS
4 1 (0.28%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (14.96%) Oracle
2 34 (9.42%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.54%) SAP
4 19 (5.26%) IBM
5 15 (4.16%) Hyperion
6 11 (3.05%) Cisco
6 11 (3.05%) Talend
7 9 (2.49%) HP
8 8 (2.22%) VMware
9 7 (1.94%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.66%) Avaya
11 5 (1.39%) Citrix
11 5 (1.39%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.11%) Ericsson
12 4 (1.11%) FireEye
12 4 (1.11%) Huawei
12 4 (1.11%) Juniper
12 4 (1.11%) Nokia
12 4 (1.11%) Nokia Networks
12 4 (1.11%) Splunk
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