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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
North West / Cheshire
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 116 185 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.53% 21.00% 28.63%
As % of the General category 62.70% 57.81% 63.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 153 142
Median daily rate £416 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.05% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 - £14.28
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 - £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.75 - £16.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +66.66%

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
185 320 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.53% 36.32% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 242 193
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 27
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £33.10 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -2 23 £401 -8.28% 5
Knutsford +1 16 £338 -20.58% 2
Macclesfield +7 15 £500 +17.64% 3
Warrington +4 14 £375 -18.91% 9
Crewe +4 7 £400 - 1
Alderley Edge +1 2 - -
Wilmslow +2 1 - - 10
Daresbury - 1 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 87 (33.21%) Banking
2 68 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (18.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (12.60%) Project Management
5 30 (11.45%) Oracle
5 30 (11.45%) ETL
5 30 (11.45%) Microsoft
6 29 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (9.54%) Risk Management
8 24 (9.16%) Scrum
8 24 (9.16%) SQL
8 24 (9.16%) Java
8 24 (9.16%) Business Analysis
9 22 (8.40%) MS Excel
10 21 (8.02%) Windows
11 19 (7.25%) SQL Server
11 19 (7.25%) MS Office
11 19 (7.25%) Data Modelling
11 19 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (6.87%) SAP
12 18 (6.87%) Linux
13 17 (6.49%) Migration
13 17 (6.49%) SharePoint
13 17 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (6.11%) ITIL
14 16 (6.11%) Information Security
14 16 (6.11%) Change Management
14 16 (6.11%) QA
15 15 (5.73%) Firewall

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 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.91%) Apache
2 5 (1.91%) IIS
2 5 (1.91%) SAS
3 3 (1.15%) CICS
3 3 (1.15%) JBoss
3 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.76%) Confluence
4 2 (0.76%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 22 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.25%) MS Office
3 14 (5.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.76%) MS Project
7 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.91%) SAP MDM
3 4 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.15%) Magento
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.76%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.76%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.38%) HFM
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.15%) IaaS
2 3 (1.15%) Office 365
2 3 (1.15%) PaaS
3 2 (0.76%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.73%) Firewall
2 8 (3.05%) Network Security
3 5 (1.91%) LAN
3 5 (1.91%) WAN
4 4 (1.53%) Internet
5 3 (1.15%) AMQP
6 2 (0.76%) Broadband
6 2 (0.76%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.76%) IPsec
6 2 (0.76%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.76%) SAN
6 2 (0.76%) SSL
7 1 (0.38%) 2G
7 1 (0.38%) 3G
7 1 (0.38%) 4G
7 1 (0.38%) LTE
7 1 (0.38%) SSH
7 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.82%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.05%) Essbase
6 8 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.67%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (2.67%) Data Mart
7 7 (2.67%) GIS
7 7 (2.67%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.67%) Star Schema
8 6 (2.29%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.91%) MySQL
9 5 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.53%) OLAP
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (3.44%) ERwin
2 7 (2.67%) JIRA
2 7 (2.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.91%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.15%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.15%) JUnit
4 3 (1.15%) Selenium
4 3 (1.15%) Subversion
4 3 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.76%) Grunt
5 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.38%) gulp
6 1 (0.38%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.38%) Log4j
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.38%) Protractor
6 1 (0.38%) SonarQube
General
1 87 (33.21%) Banking
2 14 (5.34%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (3.82%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.29%) Back Office
5 5 (1.91%) Advertising
6 4 (1.53%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (1.53%) Retail
7 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.76%) Local Government
7 2 (0.76%) Marketing
7 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.38%) Billing
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 77 (29.39%) Analyst
2 39 (14.89%) Developer
3 38 (14.50%) Business Analyst
4 18 (6.87%) Consultant
5 16 (6.11%) Architect
6 15 (5.73%) Project Manager
7 10 (3.82%) DBA
8 9 (3.44%) Banking Analyst
8 9 (3.44%) Risk Analyst
9 8 (3.05%) Financial Analyst
9 8 (3.05%) SAP Analyst
10 7 (2.67%) Administrator
10 7 (2.67%) Java Developer
10 7 (2.67%) OBIEE Developer
10 7 (2.67%) Security Consultant
10 7 (2.67%) SQL DBA
11 6 (2.29%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (2.29%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (2.29%) SAP Business Analyst
12 5 (1.91%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.34%) Web Services
2 8 (3.05%) MDX
2 8 (3.05%) Spring
3 7 (2.67%) .NET
3 7 (2.67%) REST
3 7 (2.67%) XML
4 6 (2.29%) HTML
5 5 (1.91%) AngularJS
5 5 (1.91%) CSS
5 5 (1.91%) jQuery
5 5 (1.91%) Middleware
5 5 (1.91%) SOAP
6 4 (1.53%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.53%) JPA
7 3 (1.15%) LAMP
7 3 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (1.15%) RESTful
7 3 (1.15%) Struts
7 3 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.15%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.20%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.82%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.05%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (3.05%) Replication
5 5 (1.91%) Derivative
5 5 (1.91%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.53%) OTC Derivatives
6 4 (1.53%) User Experience
7 3 (1.15%) Clustering
8 2 (0.76%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.76%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.76%) IVR
8 2 (0.76%) Life Science
8 2 (0.76%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.38%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.02%) Windows
2 18 (6.87%) Linux
3 11 (4.20%) AIX
3 11 (4.20%) Unix
4 7 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.53%) HPUX
7 3 (1.15%) Android
8 2 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.76%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.38%) Solaris
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (18.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (12.60%) Project Management
4 30 (11.45%) ETL
5 25 (9.54%) Risk Management
6 24 (9.16%) Business Analysis
6 24 (9.16%) Scrum
7 19 (7.25%) Data Modelling
7 19 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (6.49%) Migration
9 16 (6.11%) Change Management
9 16 (6.11%) Information Security
9 16 (6.11%) ITIL
10 14 (5.34%) Analytics
10 14 (5.34%) OO
10 14 (5.34%) Performance Monitoring
11 13 (4.96%) High Availability
12 12 (4.58%) Waterfall
13 11 (4.20%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.16%) Java
1 24 (9.16%) SQL
2 11 (4.20%) T-SQL
3 8 (3.05%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.05%) Python
4 7 (2.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.53%) PHP
5 4 (1.53%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.15%) C#
6 3 (1.15%) C++
6 3 (1.15%) Perl
7 2 (0.76%) Ruby
7 2 (0.76%) VB
7 2 (0.76%) X++
8 1 (0.38%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.38%) C
8 1 (0.38%) COBOL
8 1 (0.38%) JCL
8 1 (0.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (4.96%) CISSP
2 9 (3.44%) CISM
2 9 (3.44%) ISEB
3 6 (2.29%) CISA
3 6 (2.29%) Degree
4 4 (1.53%) CRISC
5 3 (1.15%) HND
5 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.15%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.76%) IIBA
6 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.76%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.76%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.38%) CBAP
7 1 (0.38%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.38%) CITP
7 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) IISP
7 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.11%) QA
2 4 (1.53%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.53%) SLA
3 2 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.38%) BS25999
4 1 (0.38%) COBIT
4 1 (0.38%) COSO
4 1 (0.38%) P3O
4 1 (0.38%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (1.91%) XenDesktop
2 4 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.38%) Docker
4 1 (0.38%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.38%) RACF
4 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (2.29%) SCCM
2 5 (1.91%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (1.91%) WSUS
3 2 (0.76%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.76%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.38%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.38%) Netcool
4 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.38%) Puppet
4 1 (0.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (11.45%) Microsoft
1 30 (11.45%) Oracle
2 18 (6.87%) SAP
3 14 (5.34%) Hyperion
4 7 (2.67%) IBM
4 7 (2.67%) IDERA
4 7 (2.67%) Talend
5 6 (2.29%) Cisco
5 6 (2.29%) Citrix
5 6 (2.29%) Intel Security
5 6 (2.29%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.91%) Cognos
6 5 (1.91%) Tableau
7 4 (1.53%) Juniper
7 4 (1.53%) Veritas
8 3 (1.15%) Remedy
8 3 (1.15%) Zend
9 2 (0.76%) Apple
9 2 (0.76%) Avaya
9 2 (0.76%) CA
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
FT Select
Rate: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago