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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 11 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 36 46 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.08% 11.14% 14.81%
As % of the General category 48.65% 53.49% 49.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 21
Median daily rate £366 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
74 86 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.77% 20.82% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 39 40
Median daily rate £375 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £12.25 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -7 25 £366 -2.53% 10
Bootle 0 2 - -
Southport -1 2 £394 - 5
Wirral -1 1 - - 1
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (26.67%) Oracle
2 19 (21.11%) Banking
3 18 (20.00%) Project Management
4 17 (18.89%) SQL
5 16 (17.78%) Migration
6 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 13 (14.44%) SC Cleared
7 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
8 12 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
10 10 (11.11%) Windows
10 10 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (11.11%) Data Migration
10 10 (11.11%) Oracle Database
11 9 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
11 9 (10.00%) DB2
11 9 (10.00%) Java
12 8 (8.89%) PL/SQL
12 8 (8.89%) Web Services
12 8 (8.89%) Risk Management
12 8 (8.89%) Data Analysis
12 8 (8.89%) Marketing
13 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (7.78%) PHP
13 7 (7.78%) CICS
13 7 (7.78%) Oracle Payables
14 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (6.67%) Windows Server

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 7 (7.78%) CICS
2 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.22%) SAS
5 1 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.11%) Apache
5 1 (1.11%) Confluence
5 1 (1.11%) IIS
5 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) MS Project
3 2 (2.22%) MS Office
4 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (7.78%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (3.33%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (3.33%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) IaaS
1 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (3.33%) LAN
1 3 (3.33%) WAN
2 2 (2.22%) BGP
2 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.22%) DHCP
2 2 (2.22%) DNS
2 2 (2.22%) EIGRP
2 2 (2.22%) Firewall
2 2 (2.22%) HTTP
2 2 (2.22%) MPLS
2 2 (2.22%) PuTTY
2 2 (2.22%) SMTP
2 2 (2.22%) WinSCP
3 1 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.11%) MRTG
3 1 (1.11%) Network Security
3 1 (1.11%) TACACS
3 1 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 9 (10.00%) DB2
4 6 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (5.56%) MySQL
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.33%) MS Access
8 2 (2.22%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.11%) OLTP
9 1 (1.11%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.11%) QlikView
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) JIRA
2 4 (4.44%) Subversion
3 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.22%) Ant
4 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.22%) JMeter
4 2 (2.22%) Selenium
4 2 (2.22%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (2.22%) WATIR
4 2 (2.22%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (21.11%) Banking
2 8 (8.89%) Marketing
3 6 (6.67%) Electronics
3 6 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.33%) Retail
5 2 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Back Office
6 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.11%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (26.67%) Developer
2 23 (25.56%) Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.67%) Consultant
4 6 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (5.56%) Architect
5 5 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Data Migration Developer
6 4 (4.44%) E-Business Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Oracle Project Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Server Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Report Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) Web Services
2 5 (5.56%) Spring
3 3 (3.33%) REST
3 3 (3.33%) SOAP
4 2 (2.22%) JMS
4 2 (2.22%) Symfony
4 2 (2.22%) Yii
5 1 (1.11%) CSS
5 1 (1.11%) HTML
5 1 (1.11%) Middleware
5 1 (1.11%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.44%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.33%) iPad
3 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.11%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.11%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.11%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.11%) User Experience
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.11%) Windows
2 6 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.44%) Unix
3 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.33%) Linux
4 3 (3.33%) Solaris
4 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.11%) AIX
5 1 (1.11%) CentOS
5 1 (1.11%) Debian
5 1 (1.11%) HPUX
5 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) Project Management
2 16 (17.78%) Migration
3 12 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 8 (8.89%) Data Analysis
5 8 (8.89%) Risk Management
6 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 5 (5.56%) Change Management
8 5 (5.56%) CRM
8 5 (5.56%) Multithreading
9 4 (4.44%) Analytics
9 4 (4.44%) Data Acquisition
9 4 (4.44%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.44%) SDLC
9 4 (4.44%) Test Planning
10 3 (3.33%) ETL
10 3 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.89%) SQL
2 9 (10.00%) Java
3 8 (8.89%) PL/SQL
4 7 (7.78%) PHP
5 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.33%) C
6 3 (3.33%) PHP 5
6 3 (3.33%) VBA
7 2 (2.22%) COBOL
7 2 (2.22%) Ruby
7 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.11%) C++
8 1 (1.11%) JCL
8 1 (1.11%) Korn
8 1 (1.11%) Perl
8 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.11%) Python
8 1 (1.11%) REXX
8 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) SC Cleared
1 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.44%) Degree
3 2 (2.22%) CCNP
3 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.11%) CCA
4 1 (1.11%) CISSP
4 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.11%) Dovecot
2 1 (1.11%) iptables
2 1 (1.11%) KVM
2 1 (1.11%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.11%) Squid
2 1 (1.11%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) SCCM
1 3 (3.33%) SCOM
2 2 (2.22%) Nagios
3 1 (1.11%) Cacti
3 1 (1.11%) EdgeSight
3 1 (1.11%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.11%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.11%) OpenNebula
3 1 (1.11%) Puppet
3 1 (1.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) Oracle
2 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.67%) SAP
4 4 (4.44%) Hyperion
5 3 (3.33%) Cisco
5 3 (3.33%) Citrix
5 3 (3.33%) IBM
6 2 (2.22%) Ariba
6 2 (2.22%) HP
6 2 (2.22%) VMware
6 2 (2.22%) Zend
7 1 (1.11%) Adobe
7 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.11%) Remedy
7 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.11%) Teradata
Southport, Merseyside
Xcede
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 500 - 550
Posted: 4 days ago