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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Finance 49 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.92% 14.84% 7.81%
As % of the General category 55.68% 42.19% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 7
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£300 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £239 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £487 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.42 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- -19.51%
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
88 64 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.00% 35.16% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 39 15
Average daily rate £325 £400 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £12.42 £13.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +10.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 35 £325 -5.10% 14
Wirral - 3 £250 - 1
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (17.02%) SQL
1 16 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.89%) Oracle
2 14 (14.89%) Project Management
3 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (11.70%) Banking
4 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
4 11 (11.70%) ITIL
5 10 (10.64%) Retail
5 10 (10.64%) ISTQB
5 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
6 9 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (9.57%) UNIX
6 9 (9.57%) XML
6 9 (9.57%) Java
7 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2
7 8 (8.51%) Service Management
7 8 (8.51%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (7.45%) Performance Metrics
8 7 (7.45%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
9 6 (6.38%) Migration
9 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
9 6 (6.38%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
9 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.38%) QA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (12.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.32%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (6.38%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (3.19%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.06%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.06%) SAP PM
5 1 (1.06%) SAP PS
5 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) HTTP
1 2 (2.13%) SAN
2 1 (1.06%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.13%) Cognos Query Studio
5 2 (2.13%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 2 (2.13%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (2.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.06%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.06%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.06%) Essbase
General
1 11 (11.70%) Banking
2 10 (10.64%) Retail
3 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.38%) Billing
4 4 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.19%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.13%) Local Government
6 2 (2.13%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.06%) Electronics
7 1 (1.06%) Law
7 1 (1.06%) Legal
7 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (34.04%) Analyst
2 18 (19.15%) Developer
3 10 (10.64%) Test Analyst
3 10 (10.64%) Consultant
4 6 (6.38%) Service Analyst
4 6 (6.38%) Oracle Consultant
5 5 (5.32%) Cognos Developer
5 5 (5.32%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.26%) Desktop Support
6 4 (4.26%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Developer
6 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (4.26%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 3 (3.19%) Risk Manager
7 3 (3.19%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 3 (3.19%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (3.19%) Test Leader
7 3 (3.19%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.57%) XML
2 4 (4.26%) SOAP
3 3 (3.19%) HTML
3 3 (3.19%) J2EE
3 3 (3.19%) Spring
4 2 (2.13%) JAX-WS
4 2 (2.13%) JiBX
4 2 (2.13%) XSLT
4 2 (2.13%) WSDL
4 2 (2.13%) JAXB
4 2 (2.13%) Web Services
4 2 (2.13%) JDBC
4 2 (2.13%) JSP
4 2 (2.13%) POJO
5 1 (1.06%) CSS3
5 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.06%) CSS
5 1 (1.06%) .NET
5 1 (1.06%) Middleware
5 1 (1.06%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Performance Metrics
2 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.32%) NHS
2 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.19%) PMI
4 2 (2.13%) IVR
4 2 (2.13%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.06%) FMCG
5 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.06%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.57%) UNIX
2 4 (4.26%) Linux
3 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.13%) HPUX
4 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.89%) Project Management
2 11 (11.70%) ITIL
3 9 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2
4 8 (8.51%) Service Management
5 7 (7.45%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.38%) Migration
6 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.32%) CMMI
7 5 (5.32%) Workflow
7 5 (5.32%) Change Management
7 5 (5.32%) Data Analysis
7 5 (5.32%) Operations Management
7 5 (5.32%) WFM
7 5 (5.32%) Integration Testing
7 5 (5.32%) Performance Management
7 5 (5.32%) Procure-to-pay
7 5 (5.32%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.02%) SQL
2 9 (9.57%) Java
3 5 (5.32%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.13%) Perl
5 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.06%) PHP
6 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.06%) VBA
6 1 (1.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.64%) ISTQB
2 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.32%) PMI Certification
3 5 (5.32%) ISEB
4 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.13%) PMP
5 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.06%) Degree
6 1 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) QA
2 5 (5.32%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Netcool
1 2 (2.13%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (2.13%) SCCM
1 2 (2.13%) SCOM
2 1 (1.06%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) Oracle
2 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.32%) CA
3 5 (5.32%) Cognos
3 5 (5.32%) Fujitsu
3 5 (5.32%) Tableau
4 4 (4.26%) HP
5 3 (3.19%) Computacenter
5 3 (3.19%) SAP
6 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.13%) CODA
6 2 (2.13%) Remedy
6 2 (2.13%) Perforce
6 2 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (1.06%) Sybase
7 1 (1.06%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.06%) Citrix
7 1 (1.06%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.06%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.06%) TIBCO
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