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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 9 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 38 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.19% 13.38% 16.67%
As % of the General category 50.67% 55.56% 51.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 26
Median daily rate £350 £393 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% -11.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £251 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £513 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.01 £21.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +28.78%
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 99 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.04% 24.09% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 43 46
Median daily rate £366 £385 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -13.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £8.93 £12.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -63.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +7.95%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -3 24 £352 -12.06% 5
Southport +2 6 £388 - 1
Bootle +1 3 - -
Wirral - 1 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 26 (29.89%) Oracle
2 17 (19.54%) SQL
3 15 (17.24%) Migration
3 15 (17.24%) Banking
4 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
4 14 (16.09%) Project Management
5 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
6 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
7 10 (11.49%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (11.49%) SAP
7 10 (11.49%) Windows
7 10 (11.49%) Data Migration
7 10 (11.49%) Oracle Database
8 9 (10.34%) Oracle EBS R12
8 9 (10.34%) Web Services
8 9 (10.34%) Java
8 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
9 8 (9.20%) PL/SQL
9 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
9 8 (9.20%) Data Analysis
9 8 (9.20%) Marketing
9 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (8.05%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (8.05%) Windows Server
10 7 (8.05%) Degree
10 7 (8.05%) JIRA
10 7 (8.05%) Spring
10 7 (8.05%) Risk Management

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 (5.75%) CICS
1 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.30%) IIS
4 1 (1.15%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) MS Office
3 3 (3.45%) MS Project
4 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (8.05%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (4.60%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (4.60%) SAP FI
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (3.45%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (3.45%) LAN
1 3 (3.45%) WAN
2 2 (2.30%) BGP
2 2 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.30%) EIGRP
2 2 (2.30%) Firewall
2 2 (2.30%) MPLS
2 2 (2.30%) PuTTY
2 2 (2.30%) WinSCP
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.15%) DHCP
3 1 (1.15%) FTP
3 1 (1.15%) Network Security
3 1 (1.15%) OSPF
3 1 (1.15%) SMTP
3 1 (1.15%) SSH
3 1 (1.15%) TACACS
3 1 (1.15%) Telnet
3 1 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) Oracle Database
2 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.05%) DB2
4 6 (6.90%) MySQL
4 6 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.60%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.45%) MS Access
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.15%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.15%) QlikView
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) JIRA
2 5 (5.75%) Subversion
3 2 (2.30%) Ant
3 2 (2.30%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.30%) JMeter
3 2 (2.30%) Selenium
3 2 (2.30%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (2.30%) WATIR
3 2 (2.30%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.15%) MSTest
4 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (17.24%) Banking
2 8 (9.20%) Marketing
3 6 (6.90%) Electronics
3 6 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.45%) Retail
5 2 (2.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.15%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (27.59%) Developer
2 21 (24.14%) Analyst
3 11 (12.64%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.20%) Consultant
5 6 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Data Migration Developer
7 4 (4.60%) E-Business Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Oracle Project Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Business Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (3.45%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 3 (3.45%) Report Developer
8 3 (3.45%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.34%) Web Services
2 7 (8.05%) Spring
3 4 (4.60%) REST
3 4 (4.60%) SOAP
4 3 (3.45%) .NET
5 2 (2.30%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.30%) Autofac
5 2 (2.30%) CSS
5 2 (2.30%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.30%) HTML
5 2 (2.30%) JMS
5 2 (2.30%) jQuery
5 2 (2.30%) JSON
5 2 (2.30%) SAML
5 2 (2.30%) XML
5 2 (2.30%) XSD
6 1 (1.15%) Symfony
6 1 (1.15%) Visualforce
6 1 (1.15%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (4.60%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.30%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.15%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.15%) iPad
5 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Windows
2 7 (8.05%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.75%) Unix
4 3 (3.45%) Linux
4 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.30%) Solaris
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.24%) Migration
2 14 (16.09%) Project Management
3 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (11.49%) Data Migration
6 8 (9.20%) Data Analysis
7 7 (8.05%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.90%) CRM
8 6 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (6.90%) Programme Management
8 6 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.75%) Analytics
9 5 (5.75%) Automated Testing
9 5 (5.75%) Multithreading
9 5 (5.75%) Scrum
9 5 (5.75%) SDLC
10 4 (4.60%) Change Management
10 4 (4.60%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.60%) ITIL
10 4 (4.60%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.54%) SQL
2 9 (10.34%) Java
3 8 (9.20%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.75%) PHP
5 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.45%) VBA
6 2 (2.30%) C#
6 2 (2.30%) COBOL
6 2 (2.30%) PHP 5
6 2 (2.30%) Ruby
6 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.15%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.15%) C
7 1 (1.15%) JCL
7 1 (1.15%) REXX
7 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.05%) Degree
3 2 (2.30%) CCNP
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.30%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.15%) CISSP
4 1 (1.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 26 (29.89%) Oracle
2 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.49%) SAP
4 4 (4.60%) Hyperion
5 3 (3.45%) Cisco
5 3 (3.45%) IBM
6 2 (2.30%) Ariba
7 1 (1.15%) Remedy
7 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.15%) Sun
7 1 (1.15%) Teradata
7 1 (1.15%) VMware
7 1 (1.15%) Zend
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