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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 10 - 2
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Wirral 4.26% - 12.50%
As % of the General category 33.33% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£288 - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -19.00%
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
6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Wirral 12.77% 20.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £335 £300 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +140.00%
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 £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

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 March 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 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) CMMI
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
1 3 (42.86%) Procure-to-pay
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCDP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) Netcool
3 1 (14.29%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) BGP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in the Wirral by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) OSPF
1 1 (14.29%) BGP
1 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Service Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Lead
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) CMMI
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CCDP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) Aruba
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) IBM