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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 154 261 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.55% 25.87% 26.51%
As % of the General category 64.17% 58.26% 60.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 224 112
Median daily rate £423 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £292 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £38.75 £55.00 £13.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% +308.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £55.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.75 £55.00 £17.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
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
240 448 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.70% 44.40% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 346 174
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 32
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%

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 7 December 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
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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 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 -2 35 £450 -5.26% 6
Chester -1 27 £375 -20.63% 7
Knutsford +1 24 £400 -5.88% 5
Macclesfield +12 19 £500 +81.81% 3
Crewe +2 3 - - 1
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 90 (31.58%) Banking
2 77 (27.02%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (12.98%) Oracle
5 34 (11.93%) Project Management
6 30 (10.53%) ETL
6 30 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 29 (10.18%) Business Analysis
8 26 (9.12%) Scrum
9 25 (8.77%) SQL
10 23 (8.07%) Java
10 23 (8.07%) Windows
10 23 (8.07%) Waterfall
11 22 (7.72%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (7.37%) Risk Management
13 20 (7.02%) Web Services
13 20 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical
14 19 (6.67%) Hyperion
14 19 (6.67%) SQL Server
14 19 (6.67%) Linux
14 19 (6.67%) ITIL
14 19 (6.67%) MS Excel
14 19 (6.67%) Data Modelling
14 19 (6.67%) Change Management
14 19 (6.67%) Migration
15 18 (6.32%) Analytics
16 17 (5.96%) Performance Monitoring
16 17 (5.96%) Firewall
16 17 (5.96%) SAP

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 14 (4.91%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.46%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.46%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (1.75%) IIS
3 5 (1.75%) SAS
4 3 (1.05%) CICS
4 3 (1.05%) JBoss
4 3 (1.05%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.70%) Apache
5 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.70%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.35%) Confluence
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 19 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.91%) MS Office
3 12 (4.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.40%) MS Project
5 4 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.40%) SAP MDM
2 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.70%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.70%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.35%) HFM
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.35%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.35%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.05%) IaaS
2 3 (1.05%) Office 365
2 3 (1.05%) SaaS
3 2 (0.70%) PaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.96%) Firewall
2 9 (3.16%) Network Security
3 5 (1.75%) Internet
3 5 (1.75%) LAN
3 5 (1.75%) WAN
4 3 (1.05%) SSL
5 2 (0.70%) Broadband
5 2 (0.70%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.70%) IPsec
5 2 (0.70%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.70%) SAN
6 1 (0.35%) 2G
6 1 (0.35%) 3G
6 1 (0.35%) HTTP
6 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.35%) LDAP
6 1 (0.35%) LTE
6 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (4.91%) Essbase
2 14 (4.91%) Oracle BI EE
2 14 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (4.21%) Data Mart
4 11 (3.86%) Amazon Redshift
5 10 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.16%) OLAP
6 9 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.16%) Star Schema
7 8 (2.81%) Oracle OLAP
7 8 (2.81%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.11%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.40%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.05%) GIS
10 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (3.86%) ERwin
1 11 (3.86%) JIRA
1 11 (3.86%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (3.16%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.46%) JUnit
3 7 (2.46%) Selenium
3 7 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.75%) Subversion
5 3 (1.05%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.70%) Grunt
6 2 (0.70%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.70%) Xcode
7 1 (0.35%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.35%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.35%) Introscope
7 1 (0.35%) Log4j
7 1 (0.35%) Moq
7 1 (0.35%) PHPUnit
General
1 90 (31.58%) Banking
2 20 (7.02%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (2.11%) Advertising
3 6 (2.11%) Retail
4 3 (1.05%) Back Office
4 3 (1.05%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.05%) Legal
4 3 (1.05%) Publishing
4 3 (1.05%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.70%) Local Government
5 2 (0.70%) Marketing
5 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.35%) Billing
6 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (25.61%) Analyst
2 47 (16.49%) Developer
3 43 (15.09%) Business Analyst
4 29 (10.18%) Project Manager
5 23 (8.07%) Consultant
6 13 (4.56%) Architect
7 12 (4.21%) OBIEE Developer
8 11 (3.86%) DBA
8 11 (3.86%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (3.51%) Financial Analyst
9 10 (3.51%) Java Developer
9 10 (3.51%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.16%) Banking Analyst
10 9 (3.16%) SAP Analyst
11 8 (2.81%) Administrator
11 8 (2.81%) Programme Manager
11 8 (2.81%) SQL DBA
12 7 (2.46%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 7 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (2.46%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.02%) Web Services
2 14 (4.91%) MDX
2 14 (4.91%) XML
3 13 (4.56%) Spring
4 11 (3.86%) SOAP
5 9 (3.16%) J2EE
5 9 (3.16%) JDBC
5 9 (3.16%) WSDL
6 8 (2.81%) .NET
6 8 (2.81%) JAXB
6 8 (2.81%) JAX-WS
6 8 (2.81%) JSON
7 7 (2.46%) Middleware
8 6 (2.11%) RESTful
9 5 (1.75%) XSLT
10 4 (1.40%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.40%) Apache Camel
10 4 (1.40%) POJO
10 4 (1.40%) REST
11 3 (1.05%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.56%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.21%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.81%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (2.81%) Replication
5 5 (1.75%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.40%) IVR
6 4 (1.40%) User Experience
6 4 (1.40%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.70%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.70%) Clustering
7 2 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.70%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.70%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.70%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.70%) Life Science
8 1 (0.35%) HACMP
8 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.07%) Windows
2 19 (6.67%) Linux
3 16 (5.61%) Unix
4 12 (4.21%) AIX
5 7 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.46%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.40%) Android
8 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.05%) HPUX
9 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.70%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (27.02%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (11.93%) Project Management
4 30 (10.53%) ETL
5 29 (10.18%) Business Analysis
6 26 (9.12%) Scrum
7 23 (8.07%) Waterfall
8 22 (7.72%) Performance Tuning
9 21 (7.37%) Risk Management
10 19 (6.67%) Change Management
10 19 (6.67%) Data Modelling
10 19 (6.67%) ITIL
10 19 (6.67%) Migration
11 18 (6.32%) Analytics
12 17 (5.96%) Performance Monitoring
13 14 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (4.56%) TDD
15 12 (4.21%) High Availability
15 12 (4.21%) Performance Management
16 11 (3.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.77%) SQL
2 23 (8.07%) Java
3 11 (3.86%) T-SQL
4 8 (2.81%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.40%) C++
8 3 (1.05%) C#
8 3 (1.05%) PHP
8 3 (1.05%) VB
9 2 (0.70%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.70%) C
9 2 (0.70%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.70%) Python
9 2 (0.70%) X++
10 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.35%) ES6
10 1 (0.35%) Lua
10 1 (0.35%) Ruby
10 1 (0.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (4.56%) CISSP
2 10 (3.51%) CISM
2 10 (3.51%) Degree
3 9 (3.16%) ISEB
4 5 (1.75%) CISA
5 3 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.05%) CRISC
5 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.05%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.70%) IIBA
6 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.70%) RHCSA
6 2 (0.70%) SAP Certification
6 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) CBAP
7 1 (0.35%) CITP
7 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) HND
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.86%) QA
2 6 (2.11%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.05%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.70%) SEPA
6 1 (0.35%) BS25999
6 1 (0.35%) COBIT
6 1 (0.35%) COSO
6 1 (0.35%) P3O
6 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.75%) XenDesktop
2 4 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.35%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.35%) RACF
4 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.46%) SCCM
2 5 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (1.75%) WSUS
3 2 (0.70%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.35%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (12.98%) Oracle
2 30 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.67%) Hyperion
4 17 (5.96%) SAP
5 11 (3.86%) IBM
5 11 (3.86%) Talend
6 8 (2.81%) Cisco
7 7 (2.46%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.11%) Citrix
8 6 (2.11%) Intel Security
9 5 (1.75%) Cognos
9 5 (1.75%) Tableau
10 4 (1.40%) Avaya
10 4 (1.40%) Juniper
10 4 (1.40%) Veritas
11 3 (1.05%) HP
11 3 (1.05%) IDERA
12 2 (0.70%) Apple
12 2 (0.70%) Workday
13 1 (0.35%) Nokia
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Rate: £600.00 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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