The 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Finance 34 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 17.53% 11.95% 20.26%
As % of the General category 57.63% 40.43% 68.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 22
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£450 £350 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £178 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £510 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.58 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.66%
Finance
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

General Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
59 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 30.41% 29.56% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 29
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £176 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £473 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £8.58 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (16.13%) UNIX
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle
3 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
4 7 (11.29%) Project Management
4 7 (11.29%) SQL
4 7 (11.29%) ITIL
4 7 (11.29%) PRINCE2
4 7 (11.29%) Linux
4 7 (11.29%) Financial Modelling
5 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 6 (9.68%) Banking
5 6 (9.68%) Retail
5 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (9.68%) HP
6 5 (8.06%) XML
6 5 (8.06%) Degree
6 5 (8.06%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.45%) Windows
7 4 (6.45%) HPUX
7 4 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (6.45%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
7 4 (6.45%) PL/SQL
7 4 (6.45%) Java

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.23%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.61%) SAP PS
4 1 (1.61%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) SAN
2 1 (1.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) OLAP
3 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.23%) Essbase
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (1.61%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (1.61%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (1.61%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (1.61%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.61%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.61%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.61%) ERwin
2 1 (1.61%) ProC
General
1 6 (9.68%) Banking
1 6 (9.68%) Retail
2 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Legal
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Military
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Law
4 1 (1.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Analyst
2 9 (14.52%) Developer
3 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.06%) Operations Manager
4 4 (6.45%) Administrator
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (6.45%) Business Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Consultant
4 4 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle Financials Developer
4 4 (6.45%) HPUX Systems Administrator
5 3 (4.84%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Performance Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Technical Developer
5 3 (4.84%) HPUX Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Planning Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Commercial Manager
5 3 (4.84%) DBA
5 3 (4.84%) Project Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) XML
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) JSP
3 1 (1.61%) Struts
3 1 (1.61%) XSLT
3 1 (1.61%) Spring
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) IVR
2 2 (3.23%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.23%) FMCG
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
3 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.61%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) UNIX
2 7 (11.29%) Linux
3 4 (6.45%) Windows
3 4 (6.45%) HPUX
3 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.23%) Solaris
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (11.29%) ITIL
2 7 (11.29%) PRINCE2
2 7 (11.29%) Project Management
2 7 (11.29%) Financial Modelling
3 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (4.84%) Performance Management
4 3 (4.84%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (4.84%) WFM
4 3 (4.84%) Wealth Management
4 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity
4 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (4.84%) Benchmarking
4 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.84%) Change Management
5 2 (3.23%) Migration
5 2 (3.23%) Service Management
5 2 (3.23%) Process Management
5 2 (3.23%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.23%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) PL/SQL
2 4 (6.45%) Java
2 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.84%) VBA
4 2 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (1.61%) C++
5 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) C
5 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) Degree
4 3 (4.84%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) CIMA
5 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.61%) ISEB
5 1 (1.61%) PMP
5 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.61%) ACCA
5 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
1 3 (4.84%) Solvency II
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Firmware
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) HP
3 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.84%) Citrix
4 3 (4.84%) SAP
5 2 (3.23%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.61%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.61%) Cognos
6 1 (1.61%) Sybase
6 1 (1.61%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.61%) Perforce
6 1 (1.61%) Brocade
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