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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 21 72 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 39.62% 49.32% 70.00%
As % of the General category 55.26% 75.79% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 35
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£325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £176 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £491 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.38 £17.33
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -5.51%
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 Knutsford region.

General Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
38 95 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 71.70% 65.07% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 38
Average daily rate £410 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.26% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £192 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 26 (48.15%) Banking
2 11 (20.37%) Change Management
3 10 (18.52%) SQL
3 10 (18.52%) Oracle
4 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 9 (16.67%) Windows
4 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (14.81%) .NET
5 8 (14.81%) UNIX
6 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
6 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
6 7 (12.96%) Linux
6 7 (12.96%) Retail
6 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 6 (11.11%) Cyber-Ark
7 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 6 (11.11%) Project Management
7 6 (11.11%) Security Management
7 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.26%) Validation
8 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
8 5 (9.26%) ITIL
8 5 (9.26%) Java
8 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (9.26%) Degree
9 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) iPlanet
2 3 (5.56%) IIS
2 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.85%) PowerExchange
4 1 (1.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.85%) CICS
4 1 (1.85%) JBoss
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.70%) MS Project
4 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.41%) Firewall
3 3 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (1.85%) SMS
4 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.85%) MS Access
4 1 (1.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.85%) OLAP
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.56%) Subversion
1 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.85%) Maven
General
1 26 (48.15%) Banking
2 7 (12.96%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
5 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Architect
2 9 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Consultant
3 7 (12.96%) Security Consultant
4 6 (11.11%) Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Designer
6 4 (7.41%) Security Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Service Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Lead Security Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) MI Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) AIX Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Service Operations Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) HTML
2 4 (7.41%) CSS
3 3 (5.56%) JMS
3 3 (5.56%) JDBC
3 3 (5.56%) JSP
3 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.56%) Web Services
3 3 (5.56%) J2EE
3 3 (5.56%) JNDI
3 3 (5.56%) jQuery
4 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.70%) Spring
4 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (1.85%) XML
5 1 (1.85%) Struts
5 1 (1.85%) JAX-RS
5 1 (1.85%) CSS3
5 1 (1.85%) HTML5
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) PMI
3 2 (3.70%) LPAR
3 2 (3.70%) HACMP
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) IVR
4 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.85%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.85%) CMDB
4 1 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) UNIX
3 7 (12.96%) Linux
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) AIX
7 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Change Management
2 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 6 (11.11%) Project Management
3 6 (11.11%) Security Management
3 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 5 (9.26%) Validation
4 5 (9.26%) ITIL
4 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.41%) Service Management
5 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.41%) MVC
5 4 (7.41%) Information Security
6 2 (3.70%) Web Development
6 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
2 5 (9.26%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) Python
3 3 (5.56%) Perl
3 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.70%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) AWK
5 1 (1.85%) Jython
5 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.85%) VB
5 1 (1.85%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) PMP
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.70%) MCTS
3 2 (3.70%) MCITP
3 2 (3.70%) MCSE
3 2 (3.70%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) CISA
4 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
1 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) GPFS
3 1 (1.85%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.41%) Informatica
5 3 (5.56%) VMware
5 3 (5.56%) Teradata
6 1 (1.85%) FatWire
6 1 (1.85%) Cognos
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) Adobe
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix
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