The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Wilmslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wilmslow 44.44% - 33.33%
As % of the General category 100.00% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
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£350 - £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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 Wilmslow region.

General Category
Wilmslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wilmslow 44.44% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £350 - £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Wilmslow

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Wilmslow

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Wilmslow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Wilmslow region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Wilmslow

Finance
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wilmslow 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 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Email Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) QA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wilmslow 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Report Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Email Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware