The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Financial Institution over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Institution
Rank 76 63 67
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.28% 0.38% 0.59%
As % of the General category 0.70% 1.03% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £9.94 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+116.54% -4.76%
Financial Institution
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
429 290 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.54% 36.85% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 158 205
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 29
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -39.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.95 £15.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

Financial Institution
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Financial Institution across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Financial Institution Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Financial Institution across the Cheshire region.

Financial Institution Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Financial Institution
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Financial Institution across the Cheshire region.

Financial Institution Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Financial Institution
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 Financial Institution within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 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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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 - 1 - - 2
Financial Institution
North West

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution.

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) MS Project
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Junior
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Tandem
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (16.67%) Online Banking
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) BMC