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 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 39 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.75% 16.00% 14.81%
As % of the General category 60.00% 50.00% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 15
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £202 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £471 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -
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
65 56 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 21.24% 32.00% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 28
Average daily rate £425 £364 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.91% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £148 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.25 £32.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.59% +227.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015, 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 16 (23.53%) SQL
2 14 (20.59%) ITIL
3 13 (19.12%) Banking
4 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 10 (14.71%) ETL
5 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
6 9 (13.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (10.29%) Windows
8 7 (10.29%) Project Management
9 6 (8.82%) Oracle
9 6 (8.82%) Programme Management
9 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
10 5 (7.35%) Supplier Management
10 5 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.35%) Citrix
10 5 (7.35%) IBM
11 4 (5.88%) PMI Certification
11 4 (5.88%) zOS
11 4 (5.88%) UNIX
11 4 (5.88%) Change Management
11 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.88%) ISTQB
11 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
12 3 (4.41%) Oracle EBS R12

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (4.41%) SAS
2 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.47%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.47%) CICS
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.47%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) WAN
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
1 1 (1.47%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.47%) SSL
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
1 1 (1.47%) SSH
1 1 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.94%) DB2
5 2 (2.94%) OLAP
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.47%) Hyperion Smart View
6 1 (1.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.47%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.47%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.47%) OLTP
6 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.47%) Essbase
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.47%) ERwin
General
1 13 (19.12%) Banking
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
2 3 (4.41%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Project Manager
2 13 (19.12%) Analyst
3 8 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Programme Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (5.88%) DBA
6 4 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Resource Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Planning Manager
8 2 (2.94%) PC Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Management Accountant
8 2 (2.94%) Test Leader
8 2 (2.94%) Citrix Consultant
8 2 (2.94%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) Middleware
2 2 (2.94%) XML Messaging
2 2 (2.94%) J2EE
2 2 (2.94%) SOAP
2 2 (2.94%) Web Services
2 2 (2.94%) XML
2 2 (2.94%) RESTful
3 1 (1.47%) HTML
3 1 (1.47%) XBRL
3 1 (1.47%) ISPF
3 1 (1.47%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Mainframe
1 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.94%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.47%) iPad
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
3 1 (1.47%) PMI
3 1 (1.47%) PKI
3 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) zOS
2 4 (5.88%) UNIX
3 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) AIX
4 2 (2.94%) HPUX
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) ITIL
2 10 (14.71%) ETL
3 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
4 7 (10.29%) Project Management
5 6 (8.82%) Programme Management
6 5 (7.35%) Supplier Management
6 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.88%) Change Management
7 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.41%) ITSM
8 3 (4.41%) Workflow
8 3 (4.41%) Service Management
8 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.41%) WFM
8 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.41%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.41%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.94%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) Assembly Language
3 2 (2.94%) REXX
3 2 (2.94%) JCL
3 2 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (1.47%) Perl
4 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.47%) VB
4 1 (1.47%) CLIST
4 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 4 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.41%) CIMA
3 3 (4.41%) ISEB
3 3 (4.41%) PMP
4 2 (2.94%) CCAB
5 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.47%) CCA
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.47%) CISSP
5 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) CCAA
5 1 (1.47%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.47%) FATCA
2 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) XenApp
1 3 (4.41%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (2.94%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.94%) Xen
2 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.47%) RACF
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) XenServer
3 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.47%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (1.47%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.47%) zSecure
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle
3 5 (7.35%) Citrix
3 5 (7.35%) IBM
4 3 (4.41%) HP
4 3 (4.41%) Sybase
5 2 (2.94%) Teradata
5 2 (2.94%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.94%) Symantec
6 1 (1.47%) VMware
6 1 (1.47%) SAP
6 1 (1.47%) Cognos
6 1 (1.47%) CA
6 1 (1.47%) Informatica
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