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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 238 187 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.06% 23.43% 21.88%
As % of the General category 58.77% 62.96% 53.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 88 89
Average daily rate
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£410 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £51.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.42% -31.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +18.61%
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
405 297 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.95% 37.22% 41.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 137 133
Average daily rate £425 £395 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 21
Average hourly rate £14.35 £35.00 £40.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.01% -13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £21.48 £14.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +15 56 £388 +10.71% 23
Knutsford 0 34 £375 -5.06% 6
Warrington -15 28 £500 +9.89% 14
Macclesfield - 8 £326 - 2
Crewe +1 7 £363 - 12
Runcorn - 4 £370 -
Alderley Edge - 4 - -
Nantwich - 3 £275 -
Sandbach - 2 - -
Northwich - 1 - -
Middlewich - 1 £300 -
Winsford - 1 - - 1
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 139 (31.10%) Banking
2 101 (22.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 86 (19.24%) Oracle
4 81 (18.12%) Project Management
5 70 (15.66%) SQL
6 61 (13.65%) Java
7 55 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (9.84%) Microsoft
9 43 (9.62%) Retail
10 40 (8.95%) CRM
10 40 (8.95%) Migration
11 39 (8.72%) Degree
12 38 (8.50%) Oracle EBS
12 38 (8.50%) Oracle EBS R12
13 37 (8.28%) XML
14 36 (8.05%) HTML
14 36 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
15 35 (7.83%) PRINCE2
15 35 (7.83%) Windows
16 32 (7.16%) Web Services
16 32 (7.16%) MS Excel
17 31 (6.94%) JavaScript
17 31 (6.94%) Retail Banking
18 30 (6.71%) Security Cleared
19 29 (6.49%) SC Cleared
19 29 (6.49%) Business Analysis
20 27 (6.04%) J2EE
20 27 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
21 25 (5.59%) .NET
22 23 (5.15%) Software Engineering

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 16 (3.58%) WebSphere
2 12 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.01%) SAS
4 7 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (1.57%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (1.34%) CICS
5 6 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.12%) JBoss
7 3 (0.67%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.45%) Node.js
8 2 (0.45%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.45%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.22%) CMS
9 1 (0.22%) eRoom
9 1 (0.22%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (3.80%) MS Project
4 16 (3.58%) MS Visio
5 15 (3.36%) MS Office
6 6 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (8.50%) Oracle EBS
1 38 (8.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (2.91%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (1.57%) Oracle CRM
3 7 (1.57%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 5 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (1.12%) SAP FI
4 5 (1.12%) Oracle Payroll
4 5 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (1.12%) SAP CO
4 5 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (1.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 4 (0.89%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.89%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 4 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.22%) SAP FI-GL
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.12%) IaaS
2 4 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.67%) PaaS
3 3 (0.67%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.36%) HTTP
2 14 (3.13%) Internet
3 10 (2.24%) Firewall
4 7 (1.57%) WAN
5 5 (1.12%) LAN
5 5 (1.12%) 3G
5 5 (1.12%) VPN
5 5 (1.12%) 2G
5 5 (1.12%) 4G
6 4 (0.89%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.67%) ATM
7 3 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.67%) Network Security
8 2 (0.45%) WebEx
8 2 (0.45%) Wireless
8 2 (0.45%) DNS
8 2 (0.45%) DHCP
9 1 (0.22%) LDAP
9 1 (0.22%) RIP
9 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
4 13 (2.91%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.68%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.01%) DB2
7 9 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.79%) Informix
9 7 (1.57%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.34%) Big Data
11 5 (1.12%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.89%) MS Access
12 4 (0.89%) DTS
12 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.89%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.67%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.67%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 10 (2.24%) Selenium
1 10 (2.24%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.01%) Cucumber
2 9 (2.01%) JUnit
3 8 (1.79%) Subversion
4 7 (1.57%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.57%) Mockito
5 4 (0.89%) Maven
5 4 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.45%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.45%) Introscope
7 2 (0.45%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.45%) JIRA
8 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.22%) Hudson
8 1 (0.22%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.22%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.22%) LSMW
General
1 139 (31.10%) Banking
2 43 (9.62%) Retail
3 31 (6.94%) Retail Banking
4 20 (4.47%) Local Government
5 18 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.46%) Marketing
8 8 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.57%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.12%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.89%) Advertising
12 3 (0.67%) Legal
13 2 (0.45%) Games
13 2 (0.45%) Billing
13 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.45%) Swedish Language
14 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Publishing
14 1 (0.22%) Back Office
14 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 116 (25.95%) Analyst
2 80 (17.90%) Developer
3 78 (17.45%) Business Analyst
4 67 (14.99%) Project Manager
5 50 (11.19%) Consultant
6 35 (7.83%) Architect
6 35 (7.83%) Java Developer
7 33 (7.38%) Oracle Consultant
8 29 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
9 26 (5.82%) Senior Business Analyst
10 16 (3.58%) Financial Business Analyst
11 15 (3.36%) Designer
12 14 (3.13%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 14 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (2.68%) Oracle Developer
14 11 (2.46%) Business Manager
15 10 (2.24%) PMO Analyst
16 9 (2.01%) Functional Consultant
16 9 (2.01%) Programme Manager
17 8 (1.79%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (8.28%) XML
2 36 (8.05%) HTML
3 32 (7.16%) Web Services
4 27 (6.04%) J2EE
5 25 (5.59%) .NET
6 23 (5.15%) Spring
7 22 (4.92%) SOAP
8 20 (4.47%) CSS
9 18 (4.03%) WSDL
10 16 (3.58%) JSON
11 12 (2.68%) JDBC
12 11 (2.46%) HTML5
12 11 (2.46%) AngularJS
13 10 (2.24%) JAX-RS
13 10 (2.24%) XSLT
13 10 (2.24%) jQuery
14 9 (2.01%) JAX-RPC
14 9 (2.01%) Servlets
15 8 (1.79%) JSP
15 8 (1.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.01%) User Experience
2 9 (2.01%) Mobile App
2 9 (2.01%) Management Information System
3 8 (1.79%) Mainframe
4 6 (1.34%) Online Banking
4 6 (1.34%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (0.89%) CMDB
5 4 (0.89%) PMI
5 4 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (0.67%) SCORM
6 3 (0.67%) PKI
6 3 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (0.67%) Reference Data
6 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.67%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.67%) Open Source
7 2 (0.45%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.45%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.45%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.83%) Windows
2 19 (4.25%) UNIX
3 18 (4.03%) Linux
4 7 (1.57%) AIX
4 7 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.34%) Mac OS
5 6 (1.34%) Windows Vista
5 6 (1.34%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.89%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.45%) MVS
8 2 (0.45%) Android
8 2 (0.45%) Solaris
9 1 (0.22%) HPUX
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.22%) zOS
9 1 (0.22%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (22.60%) Stakeholder Management
2 81 (18.12%) Project Management
3 55 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (8.95%) Migration
4 40 (8.95%) CRM
5 35 (7.83%) PRINCE2
6 29 (6.49%) Business Analysis
7 27 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (5.15%) Software Engineering
9 21 (4.70%) Waterfall
10 20 (4.47%) ITIL
11 18 (4.03%) Change Management
12 17 (3.80%) Risk Management
12 17 (3.80%) Data Analysis
13 15 (3.36%) TDD
13 15 (3.36%) Time Management
14 14 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (2.91%) Change Control
15 13 (2.91%) Workflow
15 13 (2.91%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 70 (15.66%) SQL
2 61 (13.65%) Java
3 31 (6.94%) JavaScript
4 14 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 12 (2.68%) C
6 9 (2.01%) C++
7 7 (1.57%) Python
7 7 (1.57%) Objective-C
8 6 (1.34%) C#
9 5 (1.12%) Perl
9 5 (1.12%) R
9 5 (1.12%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.89%) PHP
10 4 (0.89%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.67%) VB
11 3 (0.67%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.67%) VBA
11 3 (0.67%) XPath
12 2 (0.45%) REXX
13 1 (0.22%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 39 (8.72%) Degree
2 30 (6.71%) Security Cleared
3 29 (6.49%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.92%) PMI Certification
5 20 (4.47%) PMP
6 12 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.89%) ISEB
7 4 (0.89%) CISSP
8 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.45%) MCP
9 2 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.45%) CIPD
9 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.22%) MCITP
10 1 (0.22%) IIBA
10 1 (0.22%) APMP
10 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.68%) QA
2 6 (1.34%) SLA
3 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.45%) FATCA
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) GxP
System Software
1 8 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.22%) XenApp
3 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.89%) StatsD
2 4 (0.89%) SCCM
3 2 (0.45%) OpenView
3 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.22%) MOM
4 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.22%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.22%) OVSD
4 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 86 (19.24%) Oracle
2 44 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.70%) IBM
4 15 (3.36%) SAP
5 12 (2.68%) Cisco
6 10 (2.24%) Citrix
7 9 (2.01%) HP
7 9 (2.01%) McAfee
7 9 (2.01%) CheckPoint
7 9 (2.01%) Tableau
8 8 (1.79%) TippingPoint
8 8 (1.79%) Cyber-Ark
8 8 (1.79%) F5
8 8 (1.79%) ArcSight
8 8 (1.79%) Nokia
8 8 (1.79%) VMware
8 8 (1.79%) Blue Coat
8 8 (1.79%) Juniper
9 7 (1.57%) Cognos
10 6 (1.34%) Teradata
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