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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 184 227 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.15% 27.62% 25.03%
As % of the General category 58.04% 58.96% 61.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 130 167
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£401 £374 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.63% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £32.56 £39.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% -17.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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
317 385 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.44% 46.84% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 200 247
Average daily rate £400 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £235 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 16
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.56 £37.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.78% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £14.89 £19.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.17 £47.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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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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 34 £425 +11.84% 12
Warrington +1 24 £385 -30.00% 6
Chester -9 13 £263 -17.58% 11
Crewe - 4 £450 - 2
Macclesfield -2 3 £469 +10.29% 5
Nantwich - - - - 2
Northwich - - - - 1
Widnes - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 8
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 116 (30.13%) Banking
2 72 (18.70%) Project Management
3 68 (17.66%) SQL
4 67 (17.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (12.21%) Security Cleared
6 46 (11.95%) Windows
7 44 (11.43%) Oracle
7 44 (11.43%) SC Cleared
8 41 (10.65%) Microsoft
9 39 (10.13%) SQL Server
10 37 (9.61%) .NET
10 37 (9.61%) Migration
10 37 (9.61%) Retail
11 36 (9.35%) ITIL
12 35 (9.09%) Information Security
13 28 (7.27%) UNIX
14 27 (7.01%) Change Management
15 26 (6.75%) CRM
16 24 (6.23%) Oracle EBS
16 24 (6.23%) Oracle BI EE
16 24 (6.23%) Oracle EBS R12
17 23 (5.97%) Linux
17 23 (5.97%) MS Excel
18 22 (5.71%) Java
18 22 (5.71%) SAP
19 20 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
19 20 (5.19%) Security Management
19 20 (5.19%) Management Information System
20 19 (4.94%) SharePoint
20 19 (4.94%) Advertising

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 19 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.90%) IIS
3 9 (2.34%) CMS
4 8 (2.08%) SAS
4 8 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.04%) CICS
6 4 (1.04%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.52%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.26%) Mule
8 1 (0.26%) iPlanet
Applications
1 23 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.12%) MS Project
3 10 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.34%) MS Office
5 5 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (6.23%) Oracle EBS
1 24 (6.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (3.90%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 15 (3.90%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 9 (2.34%) Oracle Payroll
4 6 (1.56%) SAP EWM
5 4 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.04%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.78%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.52%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.26%) Exstream
8 1 (0.26%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.42%) Firewall
2 15 (3.90%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.60%) DNS
4 7 (1.82%) Network Security
5 4 (1.04%) Wireless
6 3 (0.78%) MGW
6 3 (0.78%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (0.78%) VPN
6 3 (0.78%) VoIP
6 3 (0.78%) PSTN
6 3 (0.78%) H.323
7 2 (0.52%) ATM
7 2 (0.52%) LAN
7 2 (0.52%) WAN
7 2 (0.52%) DMZ
7 2 (0.52%) Intranet
8 1 (0.26%) SAN
8 1 (0.26%) HTTP
8 1 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.23%) Oracle BI EE
3 15 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.60%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.34%) DB2
8 7 (1.82%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (1.56%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.56%) QlikView
10 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.04%) BODI
11 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.04%) MS Access
11 4 (1.04%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.78%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.82%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.04%) Subversion
3 3 (0.78%) ERwin
4 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.52%) Moq
5 1 (0.26%) WiX
5 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.26%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.26%) OpenSTA
5 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.26%) JMeter
5 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.26%) PowerDesigner
General
1 116 (30.13%) Banking
2 37 (9.61%) Retail
3 19 (4.94%) Advertising
4 17 (4.42%) Retail Banking
5 12 (3.12%) Local Government
5 12 (3.12%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.82%) Legal
8 5 (1.30%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.78%) Billing
11 2 (0.52%) Back Office
11 2 (0.52%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.52%) Marketing
12 1 (0.26%) French Language
12 1 (0.26%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 87 (22.60%) Analyst
2 80 (20.78%) Project Manager
3 42 (10.91%) Consultant
4 37 (9.61%) Developer
5 33 (8.57%) Business Analyst
6 27 (7.01%) Architect
7 25 (6.49%) Senior Manager
8 24 (6.23%) Senior Project Manager
9 20 (5.19%) Security Consultant
10 16 (4.16%) Oracle Consultant
10 16 (4.16%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
10 16 (4.16%) Payroll Consultant
11 15 (3.90%) Designer
12 10 (2.60%) Administrator
12 10 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.34%) Support Engineer
13 9 (2.34%) Programme Manager
13 9 (2.34%) Systems Analyst
13 9 (2.34%) Service Analyst
13 9 (2.34%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.61%) .NET
2 16 (4.16%) ASP.NET
3 14 (3.64%) J2EE
4 13 (3.38%) HTML
5 11 (2.86%) Middleware
5 11 (2.86%) JDBC
6 9 (2.34%) JSP
6 9 (2.34%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.08%) JNDI
7 8 (2.08%) jQuery
7 8 (2.08%) JMS
7 8 (2.08%) HTML5
8 7 (1.82%) XML
8 7 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (1.56%) Spring
9 6 (1.56%) CSS
9 6 (1.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (1.30%) Web Services
10 5 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (1.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.19%) Management Information System
2 9 (2.34%) Clustering
3 8 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 7 (1.82%) GIS
5 6 (1.56%) PMI
5 6 (1.56%) IVR
6 5 (1.30%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.04%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (0.78%) CMDB
9 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.52%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.26%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.26%) FMCG
10 1 (0.26%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 46 (11.95%) Windows
2 28 (7.27%) UNIX
3 23 (5.97%) Linux
4 19 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (3.38%) Solaris
7 5 (1.30%) AIX
8 4 (1.04%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.26%) i5/OS
10 1 (0.26%) OS/400
10 1 (0.26%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (18.70%) Project Management
2 67 (17.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (9.61%) Migration
4 36 (9.35%) ITIL
5 35 (9.09%) Information Security
6 27 (7.01%) Change Management
7 26 (6.75%) CRM
8 20 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (5.19%) Security Management
9 19 (4.94%) Validation
10 18 (4.68%) Risk Management
10 18 (4.68%) Data Modelling
10 18 (4.68%) Data Analysis
10 18 (4.68%) Business Analysis
10 18 (4.68%) Supplier Management
11 17 (4.42%) Service Management
11 17 (4.42%) Service Delivery
12 15 (3.90%) Performance Management
13 14 (3.64%) Data Migration
13 14 (3.64%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 68 (17.66%) SQL
2 22 (5.71%) Java
3 13 (3.38%) C#
4 12 (3.12%) PowerShell
5 10 (2.60%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.56%) C
7 5 (1.30%) Perl
7 5 (1.30%) VB
8 4 (1.04%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.78%) ABAP
9 3 (0.78%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.26%) X++
11 1 (0.26%) R
11 1 (0.26%) Python
11 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (12.21%) Security Cleared
2 44 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.12%) Degree
4 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.34%) ISEB
5 9 (2.34%) PMP
6 8 (2.08%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.08%) MCTS
6 8 (2.08%) MCITP
6 8 (2.08%) MCSE
7 4 (1.04%) CISSP
7 4 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.78%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.52%) MCP
9 2 (0.52%) CISA
9 2 (0.52%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.26%) CISM
10 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.12%) SLA
2 6 (1.56%) QA
3 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) BS7799
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.30%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.04%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 4 (1.04%) SCCM
4 3 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.52%) OpenView
5 2 (0.52%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.26%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 44 (11.43%) Oracle
2 41 (10.65%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.71%) SAP
4 10 (2.60%) Avaya
5 8 (2.08%) IBM
5 8 (2.08%) Verint
6 7 (1.82%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.56%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.30%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.30%) HP
9 4 (1.04%) JDA
9 4 (1.04%) CA
9 4 (1.04%) Symantec
9 4 (1.04%) VMware
9 4 (1.04%) Teradata
9 4 (1.04%) RedPrairie
9 4 (1.04%) Splunk
9 4 (1.04%) Tableau
10 3 (0.78%) JBoss
10 3 (0.78%) Cyber-Ark
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