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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 31 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.92% 14.57% 8.03%
As % of the General category 57.41% 52.38% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 4
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£425 £445 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +40.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £154 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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
54 42 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 20.77% 27.81% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 15
Average daily rate £419 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £130 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £39.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.35% +290.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 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 3 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 12 (18.75%) SQL
2 11 (17.19%) Banking
3 9 (14.06%) Oracle
3 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
4 8 (12.50%) ITIL
4 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.94%) Programme Management
5 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (10.94%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (9.38%) ISTQB
6 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
6 6 (9.38%) ETL
7 5 (7.81%) UNIX
7 5 (7.81%) Windows
7 5 (7.81%) Citrix
8 4 (6.25%) Change Management
8 4 (6.25%) Migration
8 4 (6.25%) ISEB
8 4 (6.25%) zOS
8 4 (6.25%) Java
8 4 (6.25%) IBM
8 4 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (6.25%) XML
8 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (4.69%) Supplier Management
9 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (4.69%) SAS
2 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.56%) CICS
3 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Office
1 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) WAN
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
1 1 (1.56%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.56%) SSL
1 1 (1.56%) Firewall
1 1 (1.56%) SSH
1 1 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.13%) DB2
4 2 (3.13%) OLAP
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.56%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.56%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.56%) OLTP
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) ERwin
General
1 11 (17.19%) Banking
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Local Government
4 1 (1.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Analyst
2 11 (17.19%) Project Manager
3 9 (14.06%) Consultant
4 6 (9.38%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Programme Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Test Leader
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (4.69%) DBA
6 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.13%) Administrator
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) XML
2 3 (4.69%) Middleware
3 2 (3.13%) XML Messaging
3 2 (3.13%) J2EE
3 2 (3.13%) SOAP
3 2 (3.13%) Web Services
3 2 (3.13%) RESTful
4 1 (1.56%) ISPF
4 1 (1.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.56%) NHS
3 1 (1.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) UNIX
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) zOS
3 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) AIX
4 2 (3.13%) HPUX
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.50%) ITIL
2 7 (10.94%) Programme Management
2 7 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
3 6 (9.38%) ETL
4 4 (6.25%) Change Management
4 4 (6.25%) Migration
4 4 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 3 (4.69%) Supplier Management
5 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.69%) Information Management
5 3 (4.69%) Integration Testing
5 3 (4.69%) ITSM
5 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.69%) Project Management
5 3 (4.69%) Service Management
5 3 (4.69%) Data Migration
5 3 (4.69%) Waterfall
6 2 (3.13%) Data Governance
6 2 (3.13%) Data Stewardship
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) SQL
2 4 (6.25%) Java
3 3 (4.69%) Assembly Language
4 2 (3.13%) REXX
4 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.13%) JCL
5 1 (1.56%) C
5 1 (1.56%) Perl
5 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.25%) ISEB
5 2 (3.13%) CIMA
5 2 (3.13%) CCAB
6 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.56%) CCA
6 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.56%) CISSP
6 1 (1.56%) PMP
6 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) CCAA
6 1 (1.56%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.56%) FATCA
2 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) XenApp
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.13%) Xen
2 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.56%) RACF
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) XenServer
3 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.56%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (1.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.81%) Citrix
4 4 (6.25%) IBM
5 3 (4.69%) HP
5 3 (4.69%) Sybase
6 2 (3.13%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.13%) Symantec
7 1 (1.56%) VMware
7 1 (1.56%) Teradata
7 1 (1.56%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.56%) SAP
7 1 (1.56%) CA
7 1 (1.56%) Informatica
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