The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Financial
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2  
Contract jobs citing Finance 22 43 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 6.65% 12.91% 12.63%
As % of the General category 47.83% 58.90% 56.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 22
Median daily rate £375 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +31.57% -  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 46 73 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 13.90% 21.92% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 42
Median daily rate £413 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Merseyside

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Merseyside

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Merseyside over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Merseyside

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Merseyside

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -10 19 £375 -5.89% 15
Southport -1 2 £256 -18.00% 1
Wirral 0 1 £375 - 1
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Finance.

1 13 (29.55%) Project Management
2 12 (27.27%) Banking
3 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.45%) Migration
5 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.91%) SOAP
5 7 (15.91%) CRM
5 7 (15.91%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (15.91%) Waterfall
6 6 (13.64%) Process Improvement
6 6 (13.64%) ITIL
6 6 (13.64%) Change Management
7 5 (11.36%) Validation
7 5 (11.36%) SAP
7 5 (11.36%) SQL
7 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
7 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
8 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
8 4 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 4 (9.09%) XML
8 4 (9.09%) Windows
8 4 (9.09%) HP
8 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 4 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.82%) Service Management
9 3 (6.82%) MVC

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) Apache
1 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.55%) SAP FI
2 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Intranet
2 2 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.55%) MS Access
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) OLAP
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.27%) QlikView
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 12 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Front Office
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Banking Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Project Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Banking Business Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Banking Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Designer
5 4 (9.09%) Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.82%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Designer
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Business Manager
7 2 (4.55%) DBA
7 2 (4.55%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) SOAP
2 4 (9.09%) XML
3 3 (6.82%) JSP
3 3 (6.82%) REST
3 3 (6.82%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (2.27%) .NET
5 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.27%) Autofac
5 1 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.27%) jQuery
5 1 (2.27%) SAML
5 1 (2.27%) Spring
5 1 (2.27%) XML Messaging
5 1 (2.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.27%) Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
1 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.82%) Unix
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) HPUX
4 1 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.27%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Project Management
2 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.45%) Migration
4 7 (15.91%) CRM
4 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.91%) Waterfall
5 6 (13.64%) Change Management
5 6 (13.64%) ITIL
5 6 (13.64%) Process Improvement
6 5 (11.36%) Validation
7 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 4 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 4 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 3 (6.82%) Analytics
8 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.82%) Release Management
8 3 (6.82%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (2.27%) Apple Swift
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) PHP 5
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) Python
3 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) APMP
1 2 (4.55%) ISEB
1 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.27%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (2.27%) CISM
2 1 (2.27%) CISSP
2 1 (2.27%) CLAS
2 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) GDPR
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.55%) MiFID
2 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) Veritas File System
2 1 (2.27%) XenApp
2 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) SAP
3 4 (9.09%) HP
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
5 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.27%) Adobe
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Veritas
6 1 (2.27%) Xamarin
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