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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 206 263 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.61% 26.78% 25.64%
As % of the General category 62.05% 62.47% 65.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 139 143
Average daily rate
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£395 £375 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £15.40 £174.50 £25.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.17% +589.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £174.50 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £174.50 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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
332 421 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.89% 42.87% 39.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 208 195
Average daily rate £400 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 32
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.64% +84.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.13 £43.94 £59.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Warrington -2 56 £325 -43.72% 9
Chester +6 41 £375 +0.06% 5
Knutsford -1 23 £375 +2.73% 3
Macclesfield -1 5 £525 +40.00% 4
Crewe - 5 £413 - 2
Wilmslow - - - - 6
Winsford - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Northwich - - - - 2
Runcorn - - - -
Sandbach - - - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 101 (26.44%) Banking
2 82 (21.47%) Oracle
3 69 (18.06%) SQL
4 67 (17.54%) Project Management
5 59 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (12.04%) Retail
7 44 (11.52%) Security Cleared
7 44 (11.52%) Microsoft
7 44 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (10.99%) Windows
9 40 (10.47%) SC Cleared
10 39 (10.21%) .NET
11 36 (9.42%) Oracle EBS R12
12 35 (9.16%) Java
13 34 (8.90%) Oracle EBS
13 34 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (8.12%) CRM
15 30 (7.85%) SQL Server
15 30 (7.85%) UNIX
16 29 (7.59%) Migration
17 28 (7.33%) Business Analysis
18 26 (6.81%) ITIL
19 25 (6.54%) PRINCE2
19 25 (6.54%) Degree
20 24 (6.28%) MS Excel
21 23 (6.02%) Retail Banking
21 23 (6.02%) Data Analysis
22 20 (5.24%) Oracle BI EE
22 20 (5.24%) Advertising
23 19 (4.97%) XML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (4.19%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.40%) SAS
3 10 (2.62%) IIS
4 9 (2.36%) JBoss
5 8 (2.09%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (1.57%) CICS
7 5 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.05%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.79%) CMS
9 3 (0.79%) iPlanet
9 3 (0.79%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.79%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.52%) Apache
10 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.26%) PowerExchange
11 1 (0.26%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 24 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.19%) MS Project
3 14 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (3.40%) MS Office
5 11 (2.88%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.79%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 36 (9.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 34 (8.90%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (2.88%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 10 (2.62%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (2.36%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 7 (1.83%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (1.83%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (1.83%) Oracle Cash Management
6 7 (1.83%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 6 (1.57%) Oracle Payroll
7 6 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (1.31%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.79%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.79%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.52%) SAP EWM
12 1 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.26%) Office 365
1 1 (0.26%) Route 53
1 1 (0.26%) IaaS
1 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.14%) Firewall
2 11 (2.88%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.83%) DNS
4 5 (1.31%) HTTP
4 5 (1.31%) WAN
5 4 (1.05%) 3G
5 4 (1.05%) 2G
5 4 (1.05%) 4G
6 3 (0.79%) Network Security
6 3 (0.79%) SAN
6 3 (0.79%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.79%) ATM
6 3 (0.79%) LAN
7 2 (0.52%) Internet
8 1 (0.26%) H.323
8 1 (0.26%) DMZ
8 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.26%) PSTN
8 1 (0.26%) VoIP
8 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.24%) Oracle BI EE
3 12 (3.14%) DB2
4 11 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.83%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.31%) QlikView
9 5 (1.31%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.31%) JasperReports
9 5 (1.31%) MySQL
10 4 (1.05%) BODI
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.79%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 8 (2.09%) Subversion
2 7 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.31%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.05%) Maven
5 3 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.79%) Selenium
6 2 (0.52%) JUnit
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.52%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.26%) Mockito
7 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.26%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.26%) ERwin
7 1 (0.26%) Introscope
7 1 (0.26%) JMeter
7 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.26%) JIRA
7 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.26%) OpenSTA
General
1 101 (26.44%) Banking
2 46 (12.04%) Retail
3 23 (6.02%) Retail Banking
4 20 (5.24%) Advertising
5 14 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.40%) Local Government
7 11 (2.88%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.09%) Legal
9 7 (1.83%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.05%) Marketing
10 4 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.52%) Games
13 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Electronics
13 1 (0.26%) Billing
13 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (22.51%) Analyst
2 60 (15.71%) Project Manager
3 59 (15.45%) Developer
4 52 (13.61%) Consultant
5 40 (10.47%) Business Analyst
6 33 (8.64%) Architect
7 32 (8.38%) Oracle Consultant
8 20 (5.24%) Designer
9 18 (4.71%) Java Developer
10 16 (4.19%) Administrator
11 15 (3.93%) Systems Analyst
12 10 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (2.62%) Functional Consultant
12 10 (2.62%) Oracle Developer
12 10 (2.62%) Data Analyst
12 10 (2.62%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
12 10 (2.62%) Oracle HR Consultant
12 10 (2.62%) Payroll Consultant
13 9 (2.36%) Delivery Manager
13 9 (2.36%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (10.21%) .NET
2 19 (4.97%) XML
3 18 (4.71%) HTML
3 18 (4.71%) J2EE
4 17 (4.45%) ASP.NET
5 16 (4.19%) Spring
6 13 (3.40%) JDBC
7 12 (3.14%) Middleware
8 11 (2.88%) .NET Framework
8 11 (2.88%) CSS
9 10 (2.62%) JSP
10 8 (2.09%) Web Services
11 7 (1.83%) JMS
11 7 (1.83%) JNDI
12 6 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (1.57%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (1.31%) JSF
13 5 (1.31%) Java EE
13 5 (1.31%) SOAP
14 4 (1.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.62%) Mainframe
3 9 (2.36%) User Experience
4 8 (2.09%) Clustering
4 8 (2.09%) Performance Metrics
5 7 (1.83%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (1.57%) Data Extraction
6 6 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.57%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.57%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.05%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.05%) PMI
8 3 (0.79%) Online Banking
8 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.79%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.52%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.52%) LPAR
9 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.52%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.99%) Windows
2 30 (7.85%) UNIX
3 16 (4.19%) Linux
4 12 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.36%) Solaris
7 4 (1.05%) AIX
8 3 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.79%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.52%) Android
10 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.26%) HPUX
10 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (17.54%) Project Management
2 59 (15.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (8.12%) CRM
5 29 (7.59%) Migration
6 28 (7.33%) Business Analysis
7 26 (6.81%) ITIL
8 25 (6.54%) PRINCE2
9 23 (6.02%) Data Analysis
10 18 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (4.71%) Change Management
11 17 (4.45%) Information Security
12 15 (3.93%) Data Modelling
12 15 (3.93%) Waterfall
13 14 (3.66%) Workflow
13 14 (3.66%) Validation
14 13 (3.40%) Service Delivery
14 13 (3.40%) Supplier Management
15 12 (3.14%) Resource Management
15 12 (3.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (18.06%) SQL
2 35 (9.16%) Java
3 14 (3.66%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.14%) C#
5 8 (2.09%) T-SQL
5 8 (2.09%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.83%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.31%) Perl
8 4 (1.05%) VB
8 4 (1.05%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.05%) Python
9 3 (0.79%) X++
9 3 (0.79%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.79%) PHP
9 3 (0.79%) C
10 2 (0.52%) VBA
10 2 (0.52%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.26%) sed
11 1 (0.26%) ABAP
11 1 (0.26%) AWK
Qualifications
1 44 (11.52%) Security Cleared
2 40 (10.47%) SC Cleared
3 25 (6.54%) Degree
4 14 (3.66%) PMP
5 11 (2.88%) PMI Certification
6 10 (2.62%) ISEB
6 10 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (1.57%) MCSE
8 6 (1.57%) MCITP
9 5 (1.31%) MCTS
10 3 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.52%) CISSP
11 2 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.52%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.26%) IIBA
12 1 (0.26%) CBAP
12 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.62%) SLA
1 10 (2.62%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.52%) GPFS
3 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.26%) XenApp
3 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.26%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.52%) SCCM
3 1 (0.26%) Puppet
3 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.26%) MOM
3 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.26%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.26%) OpenView
3 1 (0.26%) Legato
Vendors
1 82 (21.47%) Oracle
2 44 (11.52%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.40%) Red Hat
4 12 (3.14%) IBM
5 11 (2.88%) VMware
5 11 (2.88%) SAP
5 11 (2.88%) Cisco
6 10 (2.62%) Cyber-Ark
7 8 (2.09%) HP
8 6 (1.57%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.31%) Teradata
9 5 (1.31%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.05%) Trillium
10 4 (1.05%) Juniper
10 4 (1.05%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.05%) McAfee
10 4 (1.05%) BT
10 4 (1.05%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.05%) Informatica
10 4 (1.05%) Nokia
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
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Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
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Rate: £250 per day + competitive
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Cheshire
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Posted: 19 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £325 per day + competitive
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Explore Group
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Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 per day
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