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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Finance 45 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.78% 14.75% 10.33%
As % of the General category 50.00% 62.79% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 16
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£335 £425 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.17% +44.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £280 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.42 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +18.61%
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
90 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.56% 23.50% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 28
Average daily rate £350 £425 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £108 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £550 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.42 £13.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +17.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
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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 0 28 £335 -17.28% 17
Bootle -1 4 £425 +41.66% 1
Wirral - 2 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 18 (19.78%) SQL
2 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
3 14 (15.38%) Oracle
4 12 (13.19%) Project Management
4 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
5 11 (12.09%) Banking
5 11 (12.09%) ISTQB
6 10 (10.99%) ITIL
6 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
6 10 (10.99%) Programme Management
6 10 (10.99%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (9.89%) XML
7 9 (9.89%) Java
8 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.79%) UNIX
8 8 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
8 8 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.69%) Integration Testing
9 7 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 7 (7.69%) Change Management
9 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
10 6 (6.59%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
10 6 (6.59%) ETL
10 6 (6.59%) ISEB
11 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (5.49%) QA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.20%) SAS
3 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.20%) MS Office
4 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.20%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) OSPF
2 1 (1.10%) BGP
2 1 (1.10%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.10%) Network Security
2 1 (1.10%) LAN
2 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.20%) OLAP
6 2 (2.20%) Data Mart
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.10%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (1.10%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (1.10%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (1.10%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (1.10%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (1.10%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.10%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) ERwin
General
1 11 (12.09%) Banking
2 4 (4.40%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.20%) Electronics
4 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Local Government
4 2 (2.20%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (26.37%) Analyst
2 17 (18.68%) Developer
3 12 (13.19%) Test Analyst
4 11 (12.09%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.79%) Consultant
6 6 (6.59%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (4.40%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.40%) Programme Manager
7 4 (4.40%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (3.30%) DBA
8 3 (3.30%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Functional Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) XML
2 4 (4.40%) SOAP
3 3 (3.30%) HTML
3 3 (3.30%) J2EE
3 3 (3.30%) Spring
4 2 (2.20%) MDX
4 2 (2.20%) JAX-WS
4 2 (2.20%) XSLT
4 2 (2.20%) WSDL
4 2 (2.20%) JAXB
4 2 (2.20%) Web Services
4 2 (2.20%) JDBC
4 2 (2.20%) JSP
4 2 (2.20%) JiBX
4 2 (2.20%) POJO
5 1 (1.10%) CSS3
5 1 (1.10%) HTML5
5 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.10%) CSS
5 1 (1.10%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
1 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.30%) PMI
2 3 (3.30%) NHS
3 2 (2.20%) DTV
3 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.20%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.10%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.10%) FMCG
4 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) UNIX
2 2 (2.20%) AIX
2 2 (2.20%) HPUX
2 2 (2.20%) Linux
2 2 (2.20%) zOS
3 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.19%) Project Management
2 10 (10.99%) ITIL
2 10 (10.99%) Programme Management
3 8 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2
3 8 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (7.69%) Change Management
4 7 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 7 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 6 (6.59%) ETL
6 5 (5.49%) Process Management
6 5 (5.49%) Migration
6 5 (5.49%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (4.40%) Data Migration
7 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.40%) Service Management
7 4 (4.40%) Supplier Management
8 3 (3.30%) Business Analysis
8 3 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.30%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.78%) SQL
2 9 (9.89%) Java
3 5 (5.49%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.49%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.20%) Perl
5 1 (1.10%) PHP
5 1 (1.10%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.10%) REXX
5 1 (1.10%) JCL
5 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.10%) C
5 1 (1.10%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.09%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.59%) ISEB
5 4 (4.40%) PMI Certification
5 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.10%) CCAA
7 1 (1.10%) CCIA
7 1 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) ACCA
7 1 (1.10%) CIMA
7 1 (1.10%) CCIE
7 1 (1.10%) CCNP
7 1 (1.10%) CCDP
7 1 (1.10%) CCA
7 1 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.10%) XenApp
1 1 (1.10%) XenServer
1 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Netcool
1 2 (2.20%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (2.20%) SCCM
1 2 (2.20%) SCOM
2 1 (1.10%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.10%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Oracle
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.49%) CA
3 5 (5.49%) IBM
3 5 (5.49%) Tableau
4 4 (4.40%) SAP
5 3 (3.30%) Cognos
5 3 (3.30%) Computacenter
6 2 (2.20%) HP
6 2 (2.20%) Remedy
6 2 (2.20%) Perforce
6 2 (2.20%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.10%) Informatica
7 1 (1.10%) CODA
7 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco
7 1 (1.10%) Sybase
7 1 (1.10%) VMware
7 1 (1.10%) Teradata
7 1 (1.10%) Citrix
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