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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 41 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.95% 13.89% 16.75%
As % of the General category 54.67% 50.00% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 20
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£450 £425 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +39.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £282 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £530 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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
75 70 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 29.18% 27.78% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 26
Average daily rate £450 £356 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £26.50 £10.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.00% -61.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 29 £450 -2.70% 19
Southport - - - -
St Helens - - - -
Wirral - - - -
Birkenhead - - - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.71%) Oracle
3 10 (14.71%) Retail
4 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
4 9 (13.24%) UNIX
5 8 (11.76%) SQL
5 8 (11.76%) Performance Management
5 8 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (10.29%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (10.29%) Financial Modelling
6 7 (10.29%) Operations Management
6 7 (10.29%) Java
7 6 (8.82%) Linux
7 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.82%) XML
7 6 (8.82%) Workflow
7 6 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (8.82%) Marketing
7 6 (8.82%) Banking
8 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
8 5 (7.35%) Fujitsu
8 5 (7.35%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (7.35%) Coaching
8 5 (7.35%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (7.35%) Billing
8 5 (7.35%) Manufacturing
8 5 (7.35%) Change Management
8 5 (7.35%) SAP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (4.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle UPK
2 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (7.35%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (4.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (2.94%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.47%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.94%) DB2
3 2 (2.94%) OLAP
3 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.94%) Essbase
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.47%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.47%) Selenium
2 1 (1.47%) ERwin
2 1 (1.47%) ProC
General
1 10 (14.71%) Retail
2 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.82%) Marketing
3 6 (8.82%) Banking
4 5 (7.35%) Billing
4 5 (7.35%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.41%) Electronics
6 2 (2.94%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Military
7 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Developer
2 11 (16.18%) Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) Consultant
4 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.35%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 5 (7.35%) Operations Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle Financials Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Actuary
7 3 (4.41%) Planning Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Developer
7 3 (4.41%) HPUX Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Pricing Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Performance Manager
7 3 (4.41%) HPUX Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.41%) Functional Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.41%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) XML
2 4 (5.88%) .NET
3 3 (4.41%) HTML
4 2 (2.94%) XSLT
4 2 (2.94%) Struts
4 2 (2.94%) Spring
5 1 (1.47%) Ajax
5 1 (1.47%) JSP
5 1 (1.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Statistics
2 3 (4.41%) DTV
2 3 (4.41%) Firmware
3 2 (2.94%) FMCG
4 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.47%) VSAM
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) UNIX
2 6 (8.82%) Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) HPUX
4 2 (2.94%) Solaris
4 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000
4 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (11.76%) Performance Management
2 8 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (10.29%) Financial Modelling
3 7 (10.29%) Operations Management
4 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (8.82%) Workflow
5 5 (7.35%) Coaching
5 5 (7.35%) Change Management
6 4 (5.88%) ITIL
6 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.88%) Project Management
6 4 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 4 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.41%) Wealth Management
7 3 (4.41%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (4.41%) Statistical Modelling
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (4.41%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) SQL
2 7 (10.29%) Java
3 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.88%) C#
5 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.41%) C++
6 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.94%) VB
6 2 (2.94%) VBA
7 1 (1.47%) JCL
7 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.47%) C
7 1 (1.47%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) Degree
4 3 (4.41%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) CIMA
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.47%) ACCA
5 1 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) Solvency II
1 3 (4.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
1 10 (14.71%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) Fujitsu
2 5 (7.35%) SAP
3 4 (5.88%) HP
4 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.94%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (1.47%) Perforce
6 1 (1.47%) CODA
6 1 (1.47%) Cognos
6 1 (1.47%) Sybase
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