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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 4 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Wirral 5.56% - 5.56%
As % of the General category 20.00% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -
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 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Wirral 27.78% - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the Wirral

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Essbase
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCDP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Hyperion
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Wirral by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Essbase
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCDP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Hyperion
1 1 (33.33%) Aruba