The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 28 77 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 50.91% 45.56% 77.97%
As % of the General category 73.68% 73.33% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 41
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£425 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £222 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £444 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

General Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
38 105 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 69.09% 62.13% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 50 43
Average daily rate £425 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.78% +6.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £382 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.82 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -24.77%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 34 (48.57%) Banking
2 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 13 (18.57%) Project Management
3 11 (15.71%) Change Management
3 11 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.43%) ITIL
5 8 (11.43%) Security Management
6 7 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 7 (10.00%) Firewall
6 7 (10.00%) Validation
6 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (10.00%) Retail
6 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.57%) Supplier Management
7 6 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.57%) .NET
7 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.57%) Information Security
8 5 (7.14%) SQL
8 5 (7.14%) Java
8 5 (7.14%) Oracle
8 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 5 (7.14%) MS Project
8 5 (7.14%) MS Office
8 5 (7.14%) UNIX
8 5 (7.14%) Linux

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.71%) CMS
2 3 (4.29%) iPlanet
2 3 (4.29%) IIS
2 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) CICS
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (7.14%) MS Project
3 5 (7.14%) MS Office
4 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (4.29%) DNS
3 2 (2.86%) H.323
3 2 (2.86%) PSTN
3 2 (2.86%) VoIP
3 2 (2.86%) MGW
4 1 (1.43%) SMS
4 1 (1.43%) VPN
4 1 (1.43%) Wireless
4 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) MS Access
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.43%) QlikView
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.43%) DB2
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Subversion
1 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (48.57%) Banking
2 7 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Billing
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) Analyst
2 11 (15.71%) Architect
2 11 (15.71%) Project Manager
3 8 (11.43%) Consultant
3 8 (11.43%) Security Consultant
4 5 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.14%) Designer
5 4 (5.71%) MI Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Programme Manager
5 4 (5.71%) Service Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Senior Manager
5 4 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Security Architect
6 3 (4.29%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Change Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) .NET
2 4 (5.71%) J2EE
2 4 (5.71%) JDBC
2 4 (5.71%) JSP
2 4 (5.71%) JNDI
2 4 (5.71%) JMS
3 1 (1.43%) Spring
3 1 (1.43%) HTML
3 1 (1.43%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.43%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.43%) HTML5
3 1 (1.43%) CSS3
3 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.43%) Struts
3 1 (1.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.29%) PMI
3 3 (4.29%) Clustering
3 3 (4.29%) CMDB
4 1 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.43%) IVR
4 1 (1.43%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) UNIX
2 5 (7.14%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.86%) Solaris
5 1 (1.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) Project Management
2 11 (15.71%) Change Management
3 8 (11.43%) Security Management
3 8 (11.43%) ITIL
4 7 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (10.00%) Validation
4 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.57%) Information Security
5 6 (8.57%) Supplier Management
5 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.71%) Service Management
6 4 (5.71%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.71%) Programme Management
6 4 (5.71%) Migration
6 4 (5.71%) Change Control
7 3 (4.29%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) Java
1 5 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) Python
2 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.29%) Perl
3 1 (1.43%) sed
3 1 (1.43%) AWK
3 1 (1.43%) Jython
3 1 (1.43%) VB
3 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) PMP
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.86%) MCSE
3 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.86%) MCTS
3 2 (2.86%) MCITP
3 2 (2.86%) CISSP
4 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.43%) CISA
4 1 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Avaya
3 3 (4.29%) Informatica
3 3 (4.29%) VMware
3 3 (4.29%) Verint
4 2 (2.86%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.43%) Splunk
5 1 (1.43%) Symantec
5 1 (1.43%) FatWire
5 1 (1.43%) CA
5 1 (1.43%) IBM
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe
5 1 (1.43%) Citrix
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