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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 254 176 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.90% 21.18% 28.24%
As % of the General category 57.60% 59.06% 60.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 111 134
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.78 £15.50 £32.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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
441 298 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.77% 35.86% 46.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 165 203
Average daily rate £424 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 25
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.75 £15.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Knutsford 0 69 £400 -5.88% 7
Warrington +1 40 £520 +33.33% 10
Chester +6 34 £385 +46.66% 8
Macclesfield 0 7 £380 -18.93% 1
Wilmslow - 4 £350 - 2
Runcorn - 2 £450 -
Crewe -5 1 - - 4
Northwich - 1 - -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 201 (40.61%) Banking
2 110 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 94 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (16.97%) Project Management
5 62 (12.53%) SQL
6 61 (12.32%) Retail
7 54 (10.91%) Java
8 52 (10.51%) Microsoft
8 52 (10.51%) Business Analysis
9 51 (10.30%) Retail Banking
10 48 (9.70%) Oracle
11 42 (8.48%) Migration
12 41 (8.28%) SDLC
13 39 (7.88%) MS Excel
14 38 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
15 35 (7.07%) JavaScript
16 32 (6.46%) Web Services
16 32 (6.46%) Risk Management
17 31 (6.26%) Pharmaceutical
18 28 (5.66%) Windows
19 27 (5.45%) ITIL
20 26 (5.25%) Linux
20 26 (5.25%) UNIX
20 26 (5.25%) HTML
20 26 (5.25%) Waterfall
21 25 (5.05%) SQL Server
22 23 (4.65%) Spring
23 22 (4.44%) J2EE
23 22 (4.44%) PRINCE2
24 21 (4.24%) Business Intelligence

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 19 (3.84%) SharePoint
1 19 (3.84%) WebSphere
2 7 (1.41%) JBoss
3 6 (1.21%) SAS
4 4 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.61%) Node.js
6 2 (0.40%) Confluence
6 2 (0.40%) CMS
6 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.20%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 39 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.23%) MS Office
3 15 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.22%) MS Project
5 7 (1.41%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.40%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.40%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP FI-GL
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.81%) IaaS
3 2 (0.40%) SaaS
3 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.02%) Internet
2 5 (1.01%) HTTP
3 3 (0.61%) DNS
3 3 (0.61%) WAN
3 3 (0.61%) DHCP
3 3 (0.61%) Firewall
4 2 (0.40%) Wireless
4 2 (0.40%) WebEx
4 2 (0.40%) MPLS
4 2 (0.40%) SAN
4 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.20%) SSL
5 1 (0.20%) ATM
5 1 (0.20%) LAN
5 1 (0.20%) VoIP
5 1 (0.20%) DMZ
5 1 (0.20%) CTI
5 1 (0.20%) H.323
5 1 (0.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (4.04%) Oracle Database
3 13 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.41%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.41%) Big Data
5 7 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.21%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.21%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.01%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 5 (1.01%) Informix
8 4 (0.81%) DB2
8 4 (0.81%) OLAP
8 4 (0.81%) Base SAS
8 4 (0.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (2.02%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.82%) Subversion
2 9 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.62%) Selenium
4 7 (1.41%) JIRA
5 6 (1.21%) JUnit
5 6 (1.21%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.81%) Mockito
8 3 (0.61%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.40%) Cactus
9 2 (0.40%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.40%) Hudson
10 1 (0.20%) FishEye
10 1 (0.20%) PhpStorm
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.20%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.20%) Introscope
10 1 (0.20%) Xcode
General
1 201 (40.61%) Banking
2 61 (12.32%) Retail
3 51 (10.30%) Retail Banking
4 31 (6.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (2.22%) Advertising
6 10 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.62%) Legal
8 7 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.41%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.81%) Marketing
11 3 (0.61%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.40%) Swedish Language
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 160 (32.32%) Analyst
2 105 (21.21%) Business Analyst
3 80 (16.16%) Developer
4 74 (14.95%) Project Manager
5 38 (7.68%) Senior Analyst
6 32 (6.46%) Senior Business Analyst
7 27 (5.45%) Architect
8 23 (4.65%) Consultant
9 22 (4.44%) Java Developer
10 15 (3.03%) Financial Business Analyst
10 15 (3.03%) Banking Business Analyst
10 15 (3.03%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 12 (2.42%) Senior Manager
12 11 (2.22%) Senior Project Manager
12 11 (2.22%) Technical Architect
12 11 (2.22%) PMO Analyst
12 11 (2.22%) Business Manager
13 10 (2.02%) Programme Manager
14 9 (1.82%) Service Manager
14 9 (1.82%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.46%) Web Services
2 26 (5.25%) HTML
3 23 (4.65%) Spring
4 22 (4.44%) J2EE
5 20 (4.04%) CSS
5 20 (4.04%) WSDL
6 19 (3.84%) .NET
6 19 (3.84%) XML
7 18 (3.64%) SOAP
8 15 (3.03%) JSON
8 15 (3.03%) HTML5
9 12 (2.42%) Servlets
10 10 (2.02%) AngularJS
11 8 (1.62%) jQuery
11 8 (1.62%) JSP
12 7 (1.41%) JDBC
12 7 (1.41%) Hibernate
12 7 (1.41%) Ajax
12 7 (1.41%) JAX-WS
13 6 (1.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.22%) Mobile App
2 11 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 9 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.41%) Online Banking
4 7 (1.41%) Data Integration
5 4 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 4 (0.81%) IVR
5 4 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (0.61%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.61%) Reference Data
6 3 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (0.61%) PMI
6 3 (0.61%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.61%) GIS
7 2 (0.40%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.40%) Life Science
7 2 (0.40%) CMDB
7 2 (0.40%) Wiki
7 2 (0.40%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.66%) Windows
2 26 (5.25%) Linux
2 26 (5.25%) UNIX
3 9 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.62%) Android
4 8 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.81%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.81%) AIX
7 3 (0.61%) Solaris
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.40%) MVS
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.20%) VME
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 94 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (16.97%) Project Management
4 52 (10.51%) Business Analysis
5 42 (8.48%) Migration
6 41 (8.28%) SDLC
7 32 (6.46%) Risk Management
8 27 (5.45%) ITIL
9 26 (5.25%) Waterfall
10 22 (4.44%) PRINCE2
11 21 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (4.24%) Software Engineering
12 19 (3.84%) Supplier Management
12 19 (3.84%) Service Delivery
13 18 (3.64%) Change Management
13 18 (3.64%) ETL
14 17 (3.43%) Service Management
15 16 (3.23%) TDD
15 16 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (3.23%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 62 (12.53%) SQL
2 54 (10.91%) Java
3 35 (7.07%) JavaScript
4 14 (2.83%) PL/SQL
5 12 (2.42%) Python
6 9 (1.82%) C++
6 9 (1.82%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.41%) Objective-C
8 6 (1.21%) Perl
8 6 (1.21%) PHP
8 6 (1.21%) XPath
9 5 (1.01%) VBA
10 4 (0.81%) C
10 4 (0.81%) VB
10 4 (0.81%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.81%) R
11 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.20%) Jython
12 1 (0.20%) REXX
12 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (4.24%) Degree
2 10 (2.02%) PMI Certification
3 7 (1.41%) PMP
4 6 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (1.21%) ISEB
5 5 (1.01%) ACCA
5 5 (1.01%) CIMA
6 4 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.61%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.61%) CISSP
8 2 (0.40%) MCP
8 2 (0.40%) MCSE
8 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.40%) MCITP
8 2 (0.40%) CIPD
8 2 (0.40%) APMP
9 1 (0.20%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (1.62%) QA
3 7 (1.41%) FATCA
4 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.40%) P3O
5 2 (0.40%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.40%) GAMP
5 2 (0.40%) SLA
6 1 (0.20%) GAAP
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.01%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.40%) XenApp
5 1 (0.20%) vSphere
5 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.81%) StatsD
2 4 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (0.81%) SCCM
3 3 (0.61%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.40%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.20%) Puppet
5 1 (0.20%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.20%) Oozie
5 1 (0.20%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.20%) Netcool
5 1 (0.20%) SCOM
5 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 52 (10.51%) Microsoft
2 48 (9.70%) Oracle
3 18 (3.64%) IBM
4 16 (3.23%) SAP
5 14 (2.83%) VMware
6 12 (2.42%) Citrix
7 10 (2.02%) HP
8 8 (1.62%) Cognos
8 8 (1.62%) Teradata
9 6 (1.21%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.01%) Tableau
10 5 (1.01%) BT
11 4 (0.81%) Perforce
12 3 (0.61%) McAfee
12 3 (0.61%) Cisco
12 3 (0.61%) Avaya
12 3 (0.61%) ArcSight
13 2 (0.40%) Cyber-Ark
13 2 (0.40%) Apigee
13 2 (0.40%) Mashery
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