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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 33 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 16.84% 14.45% 16.46%
As % of the General category 48.53% 45.45% 61.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 20
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£438 £475 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +49.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.10%
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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
68 55 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 34.69% 31.79% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 28
Average daily rate £375 £385 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

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 1 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 1 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 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.86%) UNIX
2 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (14.29%) Oracle
4 7 (12.50%) ITIL
4 7 (12.50%) Linux
4 7 (12.50%) Banking
4 7 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
5 6 (10.71%) Retail
5 6 (10.71%) SQL
5 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.71%) HP
6 5 (8.93%) Java
6 5 (8.93%) XML
6 5 (8.93%) Change Management
6 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
6 5 (8.93%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.14%) Degree
7 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.14%) Windows
7 4 (7.14%) HPUX
7 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
7 4 (7.14%) MS Excel

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.57%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (1.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.57%) Essbase
3 2 (3.57%) DB2
3 2 (3.57%) OLAP
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.79%) ERwin
2 1 (1.79%) ProC
General
1 7 (12.50%) Banking
2 6 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Developer
1 9 (16.07%) Analyst
2 6 (10.71%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.93%) Operations Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (7.14%) Administrator
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Financials Developer
4 4 (7.14%) HPUX Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Performance Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Commercial Manager
5 3 (5.36%) DBA
5 3 (5.36%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Planning Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Technical Developer
5 3 (5.36%) HPUX Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Data Entry Clerk
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) XML
2 3 (5.36%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) JSP
3 1 (1.79%) Struts
3 1 (1.79%) XSLT
3 1 (1.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.57%) FMCG
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.79%) NHS
3 1 (1.79%) VSAM
3 1 (1.79%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) UNIX
2 7 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Windows
3 4 (7.14%) HPUX
4 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) Solaris
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (12.50%) ITIL
2 7 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
3 5 (8.93%) Change Management
4 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.14%) Project Management
5 3 (5.36%) Benchmarking
5 3 (5.36%) Business Continuity
5 3 (5.36%) Wealth Management
5 3 (5.36%) Performance Management
5 3 (5.36%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.57%) Data Entry
6 2 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (3.57%) Change Control
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.57%) Operations Management
6 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) Java
3 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.36%) C#
5 2 (3.57%) VBA
5 2 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) JCL
6 1 (1.79%) COBOL
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) Degree
4 3 (5.36%) CIMA
4 3 (5.36%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) ACCA
5 1 (1.79%) ISEB
5 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
1 3 (5.36%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Firmware
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) HP
3 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.36%) Citrix
5 2 (3.57%) SAP
5 2 (3.57%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.79%) Sybase
6 1 (1.79%) Perforce
6 1 (1.79%) Brocade
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