The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 15 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 30 55 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 8.67% 25.11% 12.86%
As % of the General category 38.46% 76.39% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 10
Average daily rate £450 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £203 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £637
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.45%
Finance
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

General Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
78 72 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 22.54% 32.88% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 27 14
Average daily rate £550 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £195 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £656 £500 £602
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+270.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £26.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.93%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Warrington region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Warrington region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 38 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.97%) ITIL
3 19 (24.68%) Service Management
4 18 (23.38%) Project Management
5 17 (22.08%) Portfolio Management
6 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
7 13 (16.88%) PRINCE2
8 11 (14.29%) ServiceNow
8 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (14.29%) Performance Management
9 10 (12.99%) Python
9 10 (12.99%) C++
10 9 (11.69%) SQL
10 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
10 9 (11.69%) Service Delivery
10 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (11.69%) Waterfall
11 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
11 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
12 7 (9.09%) Risk Management
12 7 (9.09%) Migration
12 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (7.79%) ITIL V3
13 6 (7.79%) Case Management
13 6 (7.79%) P3O
13 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
13 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (7.79%) BT

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) MS Project
4 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.60%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) 2G
1 3 (3.90%) 3G
1 3 (3.90%) 4G
2 2 (2.60%) Firewall
2 2 (2.60%) HTTP
2 2 (2.60%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.60%) Moq
3 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.30%) eggPlant
3 1 (1.30%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.30%) MSTest
3 1 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 3 (3.90%) Retail
2 2 (2.60%) Banking
2 2 (2.60%) Billing
2 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Portfolio Manager
2 11 (14.29%) Developer
3 9 (11.69%) Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Architect
4 8 (10.39%) Service Manager
5 7 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.09%) Senior Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Coordinator
6 5 (6.49%) SQL Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Technical Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Service Manager
8 3 (3.90%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Implementation Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) .NET
1 6 (7.79%) Web Services
2 4 (5.19%) .NET Framework
2 4 (5.19%) CSS
2 4 (5.19%) HTML
3 3 (3.90%) XML
4 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.60%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.60%) jQuery
4 2 (2.60%) JSON
4 2 (2.60%) SOAP
4 2 (2.60%) WCF
5 1 (1.30%) Ajax
5 1 (1.30%) Middleware
5 1 (1.30%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Replication
5 1 (1.30%) FMCG
5 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.30%) Android
3 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.97%) ITIL
3 19 (24.68%) Service Management
4 18 (23.38%) Project Management
5 17 (22.08%) Portfolio Management
6 13 (16.88%) PRINCE2
7 11 (14.29%) Performance Management
8 9 (11.69%) Service Delivery
8 9 (11.69%) Waterfall
9 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (9.09%) Migration
10 7 (9.09%) Risk Management
11 6 (7.79%) Case Management
11 6 (7.79%) ITIL V3
12 5 (6.49%) Supplier Management
12 5 (6.49%) TDD
13 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (5.19%) Critical Path Analysis
13 4 (5.19%) ETL
13 4 (5.19%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
2 10 (12.99%) C++
2 10 (12.99%) Python
3 9 (11.69%) SQL
4 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.19%) C#
6 2 (2.60%) Java
7 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.90%) ISEB
6 2 (2.60%) APMP
6 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.30%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) P3O
2 4 (5.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 6 (7.79%) BT
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) ATG
4 2 (2.60%) Teradata
5 1 (1.30%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) IBM
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
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