The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Knutsford region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 31 60 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 45.59% 45.80% 75.41%
As % of the General category 73.81% 68.18% 90.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 40
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£445 £345 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% +1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £187 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £428 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -16.52%
General Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
42 88 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 61.76% 67.18% 83.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 43
Average daily rate £450 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £237 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -16.66%
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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
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 1 August 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 40 (55.56%) Banking
2 16 (22.22%) Project Management
3 14 (19.44%) Change Management
4 12 (16.67%) Windows
5 11 (15.28%) ITIL
5 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
6 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 8 (11.11%) Validation
7 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (11.11%) .NET
8 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
8 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
8 7 (9.72%) Migration
8 7 (9.72%) Security Management
8 7 (9.72%) Firewall
8 7 (9.72%) Risk Management
8 7 (9.72%) Retail
8 7 (9.72%) Supplier Management
8 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.33%) Change Control
9 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.94%) MS Project
10 5 (6.94%) MS Office
10 5 (6.94%) Java
10 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
10 5 (6.94%) Service Management
10 5 (6.94%) Information Security
10 5 (6.94%) Cyber-Ark

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (5.56%) CMS
1 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.78%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.39%) CICS
3 1 (1.39%) SAS
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) MS Project
2 5 (6.94%) MS Office
3 4 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
1 7 (9.72%) Firewall
2 3 (4.17%) DNS
3 2 (2.78%) MGW
3 2 (2.78%) H.323
3 2 (2.78%) PSTN
3 2 (2.78%) VoIP
4 1 (1.39%) SMS
4 1 (1.39%) VPN
4 1 (1.39%) Wireless
4 1 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) MS Access
4 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.39%) DB2
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.39%) Moq
General
1 40 (55.56%) Banking
2 7 (9.72%) Retail
3 5 (6.94%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.39%) Legal
6 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (20.83%) Analyst
2 12 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 9 (12.50%) Architect
4 8 (11.11%) Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) Security Consultant
6 6 (8.33%) Designer
7 4 (5.56%) Security Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Change Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Programme Manager
8 3 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (4.17%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) MI Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Avaya Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (5.56%) JNDI
2 4 (5.56%) J2EE
2 4 (5.56%) JDBC
2 4 (5.56%) JSP
2 4 (5.56%) JMS
3 2 (2.78%) jQuery
3 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.78%) Rendezvous
3 2 (2.78%) Middleware
3 2 (2.78%) HTML
4 1 (1.39%) Struts
4 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.39%) CSS
4 1 (1.39%) OLE
4 1 (1.39%) HTML5
4 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.39%) Spring
4 1 (1.39%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) PMI
1 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 3 (4.17%) Clustering
1 3 (4.17%) CMDB
2 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.39%) Replication
2 1 (1.39%) IVR
2 1 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (1.39%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.39%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.78%) UNIX
5 2 (2.78%) Solaris
5 2 (2.78%) Linux
6 1 (1.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) Project Management
2 14 (19.44%) Change Management
3 11 (15.28%) ITIL
4 8 (11.11%) Validation
4 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (9.72%) Migration
5 7 (9.72%) Security Management
5 7 (9.72%) Risk Management
5 7 (9.72%) Supplier Management
6 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 6 (8.33%) Change Control
6 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.94%) Service Management
7 5 (6.94%) Information Security
8 4 (5.56%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.17%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.17%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) Java
2 3 (4.17%) SQL
2 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.39%) C#
3 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.39%) VB
3 1 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) PMP
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.78%) MCITP
3 2 (2.78%) MCTS
3 2 (2.78%) ISEB
3 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.78%) CISSP
3 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (1.39%) CISA
4 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.39%) COBIT
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.39%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (4.17%) Avaya
3 3 (4.17%) Splunk
3 3 (4.17%) Verint
4 2 (2.78%) Teradata
4 2 (2.78%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) SAP
5 1 (1.39%) CA
5 1 (1.39%) Symantec
5 1 (1.39%) Citrix
5 1 (1.39%) Adobe
5 1 (1.39%) IBM
5 1 (1.39%) FatWire
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