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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 6 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 46 69 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.84% 18.21% 18.29%
As % of the General category 54.76% 61.06% 56.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 25
Median daily rate £363 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.85 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.65 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +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
84 113 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 27.10% 29.82% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 52 42
Median daily rate £350 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £260 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £540 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £22.00 £12.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -54.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.74%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -1 34 £361 -9.68% 15
Southport - 7 £388 - 7
Bootle -1 1 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Finance.

1 28 (32.94%) Oracle
2 16 (18.82%) SQL
2 16 (18.82%) SAP
2 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.65%) Windows
4 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
5 13 (15.29%) SC Cleared
5 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
6 12 (14.12%) Migration
7 11 (12.94%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (12.94%) Project Management
7 11 (12.94%) ITIL
7 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (12.94%) Banking
7 11 (12.94%) Windows Server
8 10 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (11.76%) Data Migration
9 9 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (10.59%) CRM
9 9 (10.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (10.59%) SAP FI
9 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database
10 8 (9.41%) PL/SQL
10 8 (9.41%) Data Analysis
11 7 (8.24%) Investment Management
11 7 (8.24%) JIRA
11 7 (8.24%) Release Management
11 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (8.24%) Java

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.88%) IIS
1 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) Apache
2 3 (3.53%) CICS
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Office
2 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.53%) MS Project
4 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (10.59%) SAP FI
4 7 (8.24%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (4.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (3.53%) SAP BPC
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (1.18%) Primavera
8 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (1.18%) SAP CO
8 1 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (1.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) BGP
1 2 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (2.35%) EIGRP
1 2 (2.35%) Firewall
1 2 (2.35%) LAN
1 2 (2.35%) MPLS
1 2 (2.35%) WAN
2 1 (1.18%) DHCP
2 1 (1.18%) DNS
2 1 (1.18%) FTP
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) Intranet
2 1 (1.18%) OSPF
2 1 (1.18%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.18%) SMTP
2 1 (1.18%) SNMP
2 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.18%) VPN
2 1 (1.18%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database
2 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (8.24%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.88%) DB2
4 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.53%) MySQL
7 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.18%) MS Access
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) JIRA
2 4 (4.71%) Subversion
3 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.18%) Ant
4 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.18%) JMeter
4 1 (1.18%) MSTest
4 1 (1.18%) Selenium
4 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.18%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.18%) WATIR
4 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (12.94%) Banking
2 6 (7.06%) Marketing
3 4 (4.71%) Electronics
3 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Retail
5 2 (2.35%) Legal
6 1 (1.18%) Back Office
6 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.18%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Analyst
2 17 (20.00%) Developer
3 12 (14.12%) Consultant
4 9 (10.59%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.24%) Applications Support
6 6 (7.06%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Sun Support
8 4 (4.71%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Data Migration Developer
8 4 (4.71%) E-Business Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Oracle Project Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Business Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) HR Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) Web Services
2 6 (7.06%) Spring
3 3 (3.53%) .NET
3 3 (3.53%) JSON
3 3 (3.53%) ODBC
3 3 (3.53%) SOAP
3 3 (3.53%) XML
4 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.35%) Autofac
4 2 (2.35%) CSS
4 2 (2.35%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.35%) JMS
4 2 (2.35%) jQuery
4 2 (2.35%) REST
4 2 (2.35%) SAML
4 2 (2.35%) XSD
5 1 (1.18%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.18%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.18%) Visualforce
5 1 (1.18%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.71%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.35%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.18%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.18%) Equities
5 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.18%) NHS
5 1 (1.18%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.65%) Windows
2 11 (12.94%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.24%) Unix
3 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.71%) Linux
5 2 (2.35%) Solaris
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.12%) Migration
2 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.94%) ITIL
2 11 (12.94%) Project Management
3 10 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 9 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (10.59%) CRM
5 8 (9.41%) Data Analysis
6 7 (8.24%) Investment Management
6 7 (8.24%) ITIL V3
6 7 (8.24%) Release Management
6 7 (8.24%) Risk Management
7 6 (7.06%) Change Management
8 5 (5.88%) Analytics
8 5 (5.88%) Practice Management
9 4 (4.71%) Data Acquisition
9 4 (4.71%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (4.71%) Programme Management
9 4 (4.71%) SDLC
9 4 (4.71%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.82%) SQL
2 8 (9.41%) PL/SQL
3 7 (8.24%) Java
4 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.53%) VBA
5 2 (2.35%) C#
5 2 (2.35%) COBOL
5 2 (2.35%) PHP
5 2 (2.35%) Ruby
5 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.18%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.18%) Python
6 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) SC Cleared
1 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.06%) Degree
3 2 (2.35%) CCNP
3 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.18%) CISA
4 1 (1.18%) CISM
4 1 (1.18%) CISSP
4 1 (1.18%) ISEB
4 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 28 (32.94%) Oracle
2 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.82%) SAP
3 7 (8.24%) Sun
4 4 (4.71%) Hyperion
5 3 (3.53%) IBM
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco
7 1 (1.18%) Ariba
7 1 (1.18%) McKesson
7 1 (1.18%) Perforce
7 1 (1.18%) Remedy
7 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.18%) Sybase
7 1 (1.18%) Teradata
7 1 (1.18%) VMware
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £370 per day + £370 / Day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Robert Walters
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago