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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 8 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 41 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.39% 14.44% 14.49%
As % of the General category 56.16% 54.17% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 19
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£400 £445 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +36.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £202 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +6.06%
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
73 48 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.28% 26.67% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 31
Average daily rate £413 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £155 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £32.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.46% +227.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.11
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -4 31 £375 -15.73% 15
Bootle - 4 £425 -
Southport - 1 - - 1
Wirral - 1 - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 17 (18.89%) SQL
2 15 (16.67%) ITIL
3 14 (15.56%) Banking
4 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 12 (13.33%) Project Management
5 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
6 10 (11.11%) ETL
6 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 10 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 9 (10.00%) Oracle
8 8 (8.89%) Data Analysis
8 8 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (7.78%) ISTQB
9 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (7.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.78%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (7.78%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (6.67%) IBM
10 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.67%) Supplier Management
11 5 (5.56%) Business Analysis
11 5 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (5.56%) Integration Testing
11 5 (5.56%) Process Management
11 5 (5.56%) Change Management
11 5 (5.56%) Management Information System

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (3.33%) SAS
2 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.11%) CICS
3 1 (1.11%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Office
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.22%) MS Project
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) WAN
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.11%) SSL
2 1 (1.11%) OSPF
2 1 (1.11%) BGP
2 1 (1.11%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.11%) Firewall
2 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.11%) SSH
2 1 (1.11%) VLAN
2 1 (1.11%) Network Security
2 1 (1.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.33%) DB2
6 3 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.22%) OLAP
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.11%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.11%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.11%) OLTP
8 1 (1.11%) Essbase
8 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) ERwin
General
1 14 (15.56%) Banking
2 4 (4.44%) Retail
3 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.22%) Electronics
4 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.22%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.11%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.11%) Local Government
5 1 (1.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (24.44%) Analyst
2 15 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 9 (10.00%) Consultant
4 8 (8.89%) Developer
4 8 (8.89%) Test Analyst
5 5 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (4.44%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.44%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Desktop Support
7 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (3.33%) DBA
7 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
7 3 (3.33%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Test Leader
7 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) XML
2 3 (3.33%) Middleware
3 2 (2.22%) XML Messaging
3 2 (2.22%) J2EE
3 2 (2.22%) SOAP
3 2 (2.22%) Web Services
3 2 (2.22%) MDX
3 2 (2.22%) RESTful
4 1 (1.11%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.22%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.22%) DTV
3 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.11%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.11%) FMCG
4 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.11%) User Experience
4 1 (1.11%) PKI
4 1 (1.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.56%) UNIX
1 5 (5.56%) Windows
2 4 (4.44%) zOS
3 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.22%) AIX
4 2 (2.22%) HPUX
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.67%) ITIL
2 12 (13.33%) Project Management
3 10 (11.11%) ETL
3 10 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 8 (8.89%) Data Analysis
5 7 (7.78%) PRINCE2
5 7 (7.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.56%) Process Management
7 5 (5.56%) Change Management
7 5 (5.56%) Integration Testing
8 4 (4.44%) Waterfall
8 4 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.44%) Migration
9 3 (3.33%) ITSM
9 3 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.89%) SQL
2 5 (5.56%) JCL
3 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.44%) Java
4 3 (3.33%) COBOL
4 3 (3.33%) Assembly Language
5 2 (2.22%) REXX
5 2 (2.22%) VB
5 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.11%) C
6 1 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.78%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.56%) ISEB
5 3 (3.33%) CIMA
6 2 (2.22%) CCAB
7 1 (1.11%) CCIE
7 1 (1.11%) CCNP
7 1 (1.11%) CCDP
7 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) CCA
7 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.11%) CISSP
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.11%) PMP
7 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.11%) ACCA
7 1 (1.11%) CCAA
7 1 (1.11%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
1 2 (2.22%) FATCA
2 1 (1.11%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) XenApp
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.22%) Xen
2 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.11%) RACF
3 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) XenServer
3 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.11%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (1.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) Oracle
3 6 (6.67%) IBM
4 5 (5.56%) SAP
4 5 (5.56%) Citrix
5 4 (4.44%) HP
6 3 (3.33%) Sybase
7 2 (2.22%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.22%) Symantec
7 2 (2.22%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.22%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.11%) Aruba
8 1 (1.11%) Informatica
8 1 (1.11%) VMware
8 1 (1.11%) Teradata
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco
8 1 (1.11%) CA
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