The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Merseyside region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Finance 29 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.18% 10.19% 15.44%
As % of the General category 61.70% 47.73% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 24
Average daily rate £425 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £110 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £414 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.84%
General Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
47 44 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.61% 21.36% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 44
Average daily rate £409 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £125 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £414 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Finance
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +13 20 £450 +12.50% 13
Southport - - - - 1
Birkenhead - - - - 3
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (16.67%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (12.50%) SQL
4 5 (10.42%) SAP
4 5 (10.42%) SLA
4 5 (10.42%) Cognos
4 5 (10.42%) Banking
4 5 (10.42%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
4 5 (10.42%) Marketing
5 4 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (8.33%) Change Management
5 4 (8.33%) Project Management
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (8.33%) Solvency II
6 3 (6.25%) Financial Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
6 3 (6.25%) IBM
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL
6 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.25%) Windows
6 3 (6.25%) UML
6 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.25%) Retail
6 3 (6.25%) General Ledger
6 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (4.17%) IIS
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (10.42%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Intranet
1 2 (4.17%) Extranet
2 1 (2.08%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) WLAN
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) SSL
2 1 (2.08%) Wireless
2 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) DB2
General
1 5 (10.42%) Banking
1 5 (10.42%) Marketing
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (20.83%) Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Functional Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Junior
7 3 (6.25%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) SAP Manager
8 2 (4.17%) SAP Test Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) J2EE
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) Struts
2 1 (2.08%) Ajax
2 1 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.08%) FMCG
2 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.08%) VSAM
2 1 (2.08%) IPTV
2 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
3 4 (8.33%) Change Management
3 4 (8.33%) Project Management
4 3 (6.25%) Financial Analysis
4 3 (6.25%) ITIL
4 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.25%) UML
4 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Migration
5 2 (4.17%) Document Management
5 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.17%) ERP
5 2 (4.17%) Cash Management
5 2 (4.17%) Demand Management
6 1 (2.08%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.08%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) JCL
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) C++
4 1 (2.08%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) CCNA
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) SLA
2 4 (8.33%) Solvency II
3 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) XenApp
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.42%) SAP
3 5 (10.42%) Cognos
4 3 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (2.08%) Reuters
6 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Kofax
6 1 (2.08%) Casewise
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