The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 12 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 13 36 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.22% 20.93% 26.53%
As % of the General category 27.08% 52.94% 67.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 28
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£263 £312 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.86% -15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
Finance
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

General Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
48 68 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 34.04% 39.53% 39.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 37
Average daily rate £300 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 3
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £37.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.72 £16.84 £29.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.17 £41.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Chester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 8 (22.86%) SQL
1 8 (22.86%) Banking
2 6 (17.14%) Retail
2 6 (17.14%) Project Management
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.29%) SAP
3 5 (14.29%) Windows
3 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.43%) Change Management
4 4 (11.43%) Linux
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 4 (11.43%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
5 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.57%) SAS
5 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
5 3 (8.57%) QA
6 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.71%) Release Management
6 2 (5.71%) Time Management
6 2 (5.71%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (5.71%) Marketing
6 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Degree
6 2 (5.71%) Spring

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (8.57%) SAS
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.71%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) OLAP
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) ERwin
2 1 (2.86%) JMeter
2 1 (2.86%) OpenSTA
2 1 (2.86%) LoadUI
2 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (22.86%) Banking
2 6 (17.14%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Local Government
5 1 (2.86%) Electronics
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) PMO Lead
5 2 (5.71%) Business Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Data Modeller
5 2 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Head of IT
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Risk Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) J2EE
1 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
1 2 (5.71%) Spring
2 1 (2.86%) JAX-WS
2 1 (2.86%) JiBX
2 1 (2.86%) POJO
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) Flash
2 1 (2.86%) WSDL
2 1 (2.86%) JAXB
2 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.86%) JSP
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.71%) IVR
1 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) DTV
2 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) UNIX
4 1 (2.86%) AIX
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Project Management
2 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.43%) Change Management
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL
3 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Time Management
5 2 (5.71%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.71%) Change Control
5 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.71%) Release Management
5 2 (5.71%) DSDM
5 2 (5.71%) Quality Management
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) SAP
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Vertica
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) BMC
4 1 (2.86%) Teradata
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