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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Cheshire / Knutsford
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 16 64 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 59.26% 71.91% 40.00%
As % of the General category 94.12% 88.89% 65.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 60 18
Median daily rate £338 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £11.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%

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
17 72 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 62.96% 80.90% 61.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 63 23
Median daily rate £338 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £283 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £11.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.17
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +28.84%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Knutsford region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Knutsford region with a requirement for Finance.

1 26 (65.00%) Banking
2 7 (17.50%) ITIL
3 6 (15.00%) Java
3 6 (15.00%) Cisco
3 6 (15.00%) Firewall
3 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.50%) Linux
4 5 (12.50%) Unix
5 4 (10.00%) Windows
5 4 (10.00%) AIX
5 4 (10.00%) Juniper
5 4 (10.00%) LAN
5 4 (10.00%) WAN
5 4 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.50%) Service Management
6 3 (7.50%) Spring
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Middleware
6 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (7.50%) Project Management
6 3 (7.50%) JBoss
6 3 (7.50%) XML
6 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (7.50%) Struts
6 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
6 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.50%) Network Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) JBoss
1 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
1 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) LAN
2 4 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) DB2
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 26 (65.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Developer
3 3 (7.50%) Migration Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) DBA
4 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL Service Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Middleware Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Middleware
1 3 (7.50%) Spring
1 3 (7.50%) Struts
1 3 (7.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (7.50%) XML
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) JSON
2 2 (5.00%) RESTful
2 2 (5.00%) XML Messaging
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) Dojo
3 1 (2.50%) EJB
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.50%) J2EE
3 1 (2.50%) JSP
3 1 (2.50%) Servlets
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (2.50%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Clustering
1 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.00%) IVR
2 1 (2.50%) DataPower
2 1 (2.50%) Derivative
2 1 (2.50%) HACMP
2 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
1 5 (12.50%) Unix
2 4 (10.00%) AIX
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Change Management
4 3 (7.50%) Network Architecture
4 3 (7.50%) Project Management
4 3 (7.50%) Service Management
4 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.00%) Service Design
5 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.00%) Validation
6 1 (2.50%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Information Security
6 1 (2.50%) MVC
6 1 (2.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) C++
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.50%) COBOL
3 1 (2.50%) JCL
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) CBAP
1 1 (2.50%) IIBA
1 1 (2.50%) ISEB
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) PowerHA
1 1 (2.50%) RACF
1 1 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (2.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Cisco
2 4 (10.00%) Juniper
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.00%) Avaya
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) Google
5 1 (2.50%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.50%) Kony
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) Sybase
5 1 (2.50%) Symantec
5 1 (2.50%) Teradata
5 1 (2.50%) Thales
5 1 (2.50%) Veritas
5 1 (2.50%) Yahoo!