The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 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 Liverpool 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 26 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.61% 13.66% 15.00%
As % of the General category 48.15% 51.16% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 15
Average daily rate
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£365 £463 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.18% +32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £303 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £526 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
General Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
54 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 30.34% 26.71% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 31
Average daily rate £363 £370 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +16.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £243 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £491 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £32.75 £10.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.50% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £11.50 £40.00
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 Liverpool

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) SAP
2 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 5 (11.11%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) Cognos
3 5 (11.11%) Change Management
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (8.89%) Solvency II
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.89%) XML
4 4 (8.89%) UNIX
4 4 (8.89%) Windows
4 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
4 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.67%) General Ledger
5 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.67%) IBM
5 3 (6.67%) Project Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Cognos TM1
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.22%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.22%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.22%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) DNS
1 1 (2.22%) SSL
1 1 (2.22%) Intranet
1 1 (2.22%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.44%) DB2
2 2 (4.44%) OLAP
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.22%) ERwin
2 1 (2.22%) ProC
General
1 6 (13.33%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle Financials Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Performance Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Commercial Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Junior
5 3 (6.67%) Planning Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Developer
6 2 (4.44%) PMO Lead
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (2.22%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) XML
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) FMCG
2 1 (2.22%) VSAM
2 1 (2.22%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) NHS
2 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) UNIX
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
3 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
2 5 (11.11%) Change Management
3 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
3 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.67%) Project Management
4 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (6.67%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Change Control
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL
5 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Scrum
6 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.22%) Data Management
6 1 (2.22%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) Java
3 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.44%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) VBA
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) COBOL
5 1 (2.22%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) CIMA
3 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) SAP
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) Cognos
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) Perforce
5 1 (2.22%) Casewise
5 1 (2.22%) Sybase
5 1 (2.22%) HP
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