The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 3 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 54 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.56% 15.14% 16.60%
As % of the General category 58.70% 48.53% 60.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 25
Average daily rate
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£380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £515
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
North West

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

General Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
92 68 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.40% 31.19% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 42 39
Average daily rate £385 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £600 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
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 Merseyside

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -3 40 £375 - 9
Bootle -1 3 - -
Southport - 1 - - 1
Wirral - 1 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 22 (22.00%) SQL
2 21 (21.00%) ITIL
3 20 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 17 (17.00%) Project Management
4 17 (17.00%) Banking
5 13 (13.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (13.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (13.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (13.00%) ETL
6 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (11.00%) Programme Management
8 10 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2
9 9 (9.00%) Windows
9 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
10 8 (8.00%) Supplier Management
10 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.00%) SAP
11 7 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (7.00%) IBM
11 7 (7.00%) Data Analysis
11 7 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared
11 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
12 6 (6.00%) Oracle
12 6 (6.00%) Management Information System
13 5 (5.00%) JCL
13 5 (5.00%) Process Management
13 5 (5.00%) Telecoms

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (3.00%) SAS
2 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.00%) CICS
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) MS Office
2 5 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.00%) MS Project
4 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.00%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) WAN
2 1 (1.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.00%) SSL
2 1 (1.00%) OSPF
2 1 (1.00%) BGP
2 1 (1.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.00%) Firewall
2 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.00%) SSH
2 1 (1.00%) VLAN
2 1 (1.00%) Network Security
2 1 (1.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (13.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (13.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.00%) DB2
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.00%) FileMaker
5 2 (2.00%) Essbase
5 2 (2.00%) OLAP
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.00%) Hyperion Smart View
6 1 (1.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.00%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.00%) ERwin
2 1 (1.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.00%) NUnit
General
1 17 (17.00%) Banking
2 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.00%) Electronics
3 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.00%) Retail
3 4 (4.00%) Multimedia
3 4 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (25.00%) Analyst
2 19 (19.00%) Project Manager
3 13 (13.00%) Developer
4 10 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.00%) Applications Support
5 6 (6.00%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.00%) Consultant
6 5 (5.00%) Programme Manager
6 5 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.00%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (4.00%) DBA
8 3 (3.00%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
8 3 (3.00%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (3.00%) Resource Manager
8 3 (3.00%) Planning Manager
9 2 (2.00%) Citrix Consultant
9 2 (2.00%) Management Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) XML
2 3 (3.00%) Web Services
2 3 (3.00%) Middleware
3 2 (2.00%) XML Messaging
3 2 (2.00%) RESTful
3 2 (2.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.00%) MDX
3 2 (2.00%) WCF
3 2 (2.00%) .NET
3 2 (2.00%) J2EE
3 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.00%) SOAP
4 1 (1.00%) HTML
4 1 (1.00%) XBRL
4 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.00%) DTV
3 4 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.00%) User Experience
4 2 (2.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.00%) FMCG
5 1 (1.00%) iPad
5 1 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.00%) PKI
5 1 (1.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.00%) Windows
2 4 (4.00%) zOS
2 4 (4.00%) UNIX
3 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.00%) AIX
4 2 (2.00%) HPUX
5 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.00%) ITIL
2 17 (17.00%) Project Management
3 13 (13.00%) ETL
4 11 (11.00%) Programme Management
5 10 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.00%) Supplier Management
8 7 (7.00%) Data Analysis
8 7 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.00%) Process Management
9 5 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (4.00%) Integration Testing
10 4 (4.00%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.00%) Change Management
10 4 (4.00%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.00%) SDLC
11 3 (3.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.00%) SQL
2 5 (5.00%) JCL
3 4 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.00%) COBOL
4 3 (3.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (2.00%) REXX
5 2 (2.00%) Java
5 2 (2.00%) VB
5 2 (2.00%) C#
6 1 (1.00%) C
6 1 (1.00%) Perl
6 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.00%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.00%) CIMA
4 4 (4.00%) ISEB
4 4 (4.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.00%) PMP
6 2 (2.00%) CCAB
7 1 (1.00%) Degree
7 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.00%) CCAA
7 1 (1.00%) CCIA
7 1 (1.00%) ACCA
7 1 (1.00%) CCIE
7 1 (1.00%) CCNP
7 1 (1.00%) CCDP
7 1 (1.00%) CCA
7 1 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.00%) CISSP
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) QA
1 3 (3.00%) FATCA
2 1 (1.00%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) XenApp
1 3 (3.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (2.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.00%) Xen
2 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.00%) RACF
3 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.00%) XenServer
3 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.00%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (1.00%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.00%) SAP
2 7 (7.00%) IBM
3 6 (6.00%) Oracle
4 5 (5.00%) Citrix
5 4 (4.00%) HP
6 3 (3.00%) Sybase
7 2 (2.00%) Teradata
7 2 (2.00%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.00%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.00%) Symantec
8 1 (1.00%) VMware
8 1 (1.00%) Informatica
8 1 (1.00%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.00%) Aruba
8 1 (1.00%) Cognos
8 1 (1.00%) Cisco
8 1 (1.00%) CA
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