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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 54 46 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.14% 12.07% 14.67%
As % of the General category 71.05% 51.69% 61.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 17
Average daily rate £375 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.42 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -18.88%
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
76 89 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.13% 23.36% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 41 27
Average daily rate £375 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £239 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.42 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 40 £378 +7.85% 6
Bootle +2 3 - -
Wirral +1 2 - -
Southport - 2 £313 -
Birkenhead - 1 £140 -
St Helens - 1 £326 -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 33 (25.58%) Oracle
2 26 (20.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 24 (18.60%) SC Cleared
3 24 (18.60%) Security Cleared
3 24 (18.60%) Banking
4 22 (17.05%) Oracle Payables
5 19 (14.73%) ERP
6 18 (13.95%) SQL
6 18 (13.95%) Migration
6 18 (13.95%) Test Scripting
7 17 (13.18%) Oracle ERP
8 15 (11.63%) Windows
8 15 (11.63%) Project Management
8 15 (11.63%) Microsoft
9 14 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (10.08%) Java
11 12 (9.30%) Data Centre
12 11 (8.53%) Windows Server
12 11 (8.53%) SQL Server
12 11 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
13 9 (6.98%) JavaScript
13 9 (6.98%) HP
13 9 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (6.98%) QA
13 9 (6.98%) iPad
14 8 (6.20%) Infrastructure Management
14 8 (6.20%) Middleware
14 8 (6.20%) DB2
14 8 (6.20%) Web Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 7 (5.43%) CICS
1 7 (5.43%) IIS
1 7 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.10%) Node.js
2 4 (3.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.33%) Confluence
3 3 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.55%) CMS
4 2 (1.55%) Exstream Dialogue
4 2 (1.55%) SAS
5 1 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.78%) Apache
5 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (20.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 22 (17.05%) Oracle Payables
3 17 (13.18%) Oracle ERP
4 9 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (3.10%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (2.33%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (1.55%) Exstream
7 2 (1.55%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (1.55%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.78%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.78%) HFM
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.78%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) IaaS
1 3 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.65%) WAN
2 5 (3.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (3.88%) HTTP
3 3 (2.33%) DNS
3 3 (2.33%) LAN
3 3 (2.33%) SAN
4 2 (1.55%) BGP
4 2 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.55%) DHCP
4 2 (1.55%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.55%) Firewall
4 2 (1.55%) MPLS
4 2 (1.55%) PuTTY
4 2 (1.55%) SMTP
4 2 (1.55%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.78%) IMAP
5 1 (0.78%) MRTG
5 1 (0.78%) OSPF
5 1 (0.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.20%) DB2
3 5 (3.88%) MySQL
4 4 (3.10%) MS Access
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.55%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.78%) OLTP
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.78%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.78%) QlikView
7 1 (0.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.65%) JIRA
3 4 (3.10%) Subversion
4 3 (2.33%) gulp
5 2 (1.55%) Ant
5 2 (1.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.55%) JMeter
5 2 (1.55%) Selenium
5 2 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.55%) TortoiseSVN
5 2 (1.55%) WATIR
5 2 (1.55%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.78%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.78%) Grunt
6 1 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (18.60%) Banking
2 5 (3.88%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.10%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.33%) Electronics
4 3 (2.33%) Marketing
4 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.55%) Legal
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.78%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.78%) German Language
6 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (23.26%) Developer
2 26 (20.16%) Analyst
3 15 (11.63%) Tester
4 12 (9.30%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.20%) Architect
6 7 (5.43%) Consultant
6 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.65%) Server Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (3.88%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Windows Server Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) Business Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Procurement Analyst
9 4 (3.10%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.20%) Middleware
1 8 (6.20%) Web Services
1 8 (6.20%) XML
2 5 (3.88%) HTML
3 4 (3.10%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.10%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (3.10%) React
3 4 (3.10%) Spring
4 3 (2.33%) Backbone.js
4 3 (2.33%) CSS
4 3 (2.33%) CSS3
4 3 (2.33%) DOM
4 3 (2.33%) Express
4 3 (2.33%) HTML5
4 3 (2.33%) REST
4 3 (2.33%) RESTful
4 3 (2.33%) SOAP
5 2 (1.55%) .NET
5 2 (1.55%) Symfony
5 2 (1.55%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.98%) iPad
3 5 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.33%) User Experience
5 3 (2.33%) Wiki
6 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.78%) Clustering
7 1 (0.78%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.78%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.78%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.63%) Windows
2 11 (8.53%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.33%) Linux
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.78%) AIX
6 1 (0.78%) CentOS
6 1 (0.78%) Debian
6 1 (0.78%) HPUX
6 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.78%) Solaris
6 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.78%) Unix
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.73%) ERP
2 18 (13.95%) Migration
2 18 (13.95%) Test Scripting
3 15 (11.63%) Project Management
4 14 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.20%) Infrastructure Management
7 7 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.43%) Change Management
8 6 (4.65%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.65%) MVC
8 6 (4.65%) Risk Management
8 6 (4.65%) Workflow
9 5 (3.88%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.88%) Data Modelling
9 5 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.88%) ITIL
9 5 (3.88%) Project Governance
9 5 (3.88%) Scrum
9 5 (3.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.95%) SQL
2 13 (10.08%) Java
3 9 (6.98%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.43%) PHP
5 3 (2.33%) C
5 3 (2.33%) PHP 5
5 3 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.55%) Perl
6 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.55%) Python
6 2 (1.55%) Ruby
7 1 (0.78%) C++
7 1 (0.78%) COBOL
7 1 (0.78%) JCL
7 1 (0.78%) Korn
7 1 (0.78%) REXX
7 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (18.60%) SC Cleared
1 24 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.33%) Degree
3 3 (2.33%) MCSE
4 2 (1.55%) CCNP
4 2 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.55%) MCITP
4 2 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.78%) CCA
5 1 (0.78%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.98%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.88%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.33%) XenApp
3 2 (1.55%) vSphere
4 1 (0.78%) Dovecot
4 1 (0.78%) iptables
4 1 (0.78%) KVM
4 1 (0.78%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.78%) Squid
4 1 (0.78%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) SCOM
2 4 (3.10%) Nagios
3 3 (2.33%) EdgeSight
3 3 (2.33%) SCCM
3 3 (2.33%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.55%) Puppet
5 1 (0.78%) Ansible
5 1 (0.78%) Cacti
5 1 (0.78%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.78%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.78%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 33 (25.58%) Oracle
2 15 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.98%) HP
4 8 (6.20%) VMware
5 7 (5.43%) SAP
6 6 (4.65%) Cisco
6 6 (4.65%) Citrix
7 2 (1.55%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.55%) EMC
7 2 (1.55%) NetApp
7 2 (1.55%) Zend
8 1 (0.78%) Adobe
8 1 (0.78%) Ariba
8 1 (0.78%) Endeca
8 1 (0.78%) IBM
8 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.78%) Sage
8 1 (0.78%) Siemens
8 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.78%) Splunk
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