The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Wirral region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 5 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Wirral 17.24% 7.14% 30.00%
As % of the General category 100.00% 50.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £325 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +182.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Finance
Merseyside

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

General Category
Wirral
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Wirral 17.24% 14.29% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £325 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +182.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in the Wirral

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in the Wirral

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in the Wirral

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in the Wirral

Finance
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the Wirral

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wirral 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 5 (100.00%) SLA
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
1 5 (100.00%) CMMI
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (100.00%) SaaS
1 5 (100.00%) Procure-to-pay
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Metrics
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Wirral by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wirral 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
1 5 (100.00%) CMMI
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (100.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) SLA