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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 34 52 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 45.95% 46.02% 70.00%
As % of the General category 70.83% 72.22% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 36
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£445 £380 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.97% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £227 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%
General Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
48 72 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 64.86% 63.72% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 40
Average daily rate £450 £423 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £303 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Finance
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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
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 (53.33%) Banking
2 17 (22.67%) Project Management
3 14 (18.67%) Change Management
4 12 (16.00%) Windows
5 11 (14.67%) ITIL
6 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (10.67%) Validation
8 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.33%) Security Management
9 7 (9.33%) Risk Management
9 7 (9.33%) Firewall
9 7 (9.33%) .NET
9 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
9 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
9 7 (9.33%) Supplier Management
9 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (9.33%) Change Control
10 6 (8.00%) Retail
10 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
10 6 (8.00%) Migration
11 5 (6.67%) Information Security
11 5 (6.67%) Service Management
11 5 (6.67%) MS Project
11 5 (6.67%) MS Office
11 5 (6.67%) PMP
11 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
11 5 (6.67%) Waterfall
11 5 (6.67%) Cyber-Ark

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (5.33%) IIS
1 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.33%) CMS
2 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.67%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.67%) SAS
3 1 (1.33%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) MS Project
2 5 (6.67%) MS Office
3 4 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Exstream
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
1 7 (9.33%) Firewall
2 3 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (2.67%) H.323
3 2 (2.67%) PSTN
3 2 (2.67%) VoIP
3 2 (2.67%) MGW
4 1 (1.33%) SMS
4 1 (1.33%) VPN
4 1 (1.33%) Wireless
4 1 (1.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.00%) MS Access
4 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.33%) Moq
General
1 40 (53.33%) Banking
2 6 (8.00%) Retail
3 4 (5.33%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Analyst
2 14 (18.67%) Project Manager
3 9 (12.00%) Architect
4 8 (10.67%) Consultant
5 7 (9.33%) Security Consultant
6 6 (8.00%) Designer
7 5 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Programme Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Change Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Data Manager
9 3 (4.00%) MI Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Service Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) .NET
2 3 (4.00%) J2EE
2 3 (4.00%) JMS
2 3 (4.00%) JNDI
2 3 (4.00%) JDBC
2 3 (4.00%) JSP
3 2 (2.67%) HTML
3 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.67%) jQuery
3 2 (2.67%) Rendezvous
3 2 (2.67%) Middleware
4 1 (1.33%) OLE
4 1 (1.33%) Spring
4 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.33%) CSS
4 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.33%) HTML5
4 1 (1.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.33%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) PMI
2 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.00%) Clustering
2 3 (4.00%) CMDB
3 2 (2.67%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.33%) IVR
4 1 (1.33%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.67%) UNIX
5 2 (2.67%) Solaris
5 2 (2.67%) Linux
6 1 (1.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) Project Management
2 14 (18.67%) Change Management
3 11 (14.67%) ITIL
4 8 (10.67%) Validation
4 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (9.33%) Supplier Management
5 7 (9.33%) Risk Management
5 7 (9.33%) Security Management
5 7 (9.33%) Change Control
6 6 (8.00%) Migration
6 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.67%) Service Management
7 5 (6.67%) Information Security
7 5 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 4 (5.33%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.33%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.33%) Java
1 4 (5.33%) SQL
2 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.33%) R
3 1 (1.33%) C#
3 1 (1.33%) VB
3 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) PMP
2 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.67%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.67%) MCSE
3 2 (2.67%) ISEB
3 2 (2.67%) CISSP
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.67%) MCTS
3 2 (2.67%) MCITP
4 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.67%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.67%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (4.00%) Teradata
3 3 (4.00%) Splunk
3 3 (4.00%) Verint
3 3 (4.00%) Avaya
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle
4 2 (2.67%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.33%) Symantec
5 1 (1.33%) FatWire
5 1 (1.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) CA
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe
5 1 (1.33%) HP
5 1 (1.33%) Citrix
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