The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in the Wirral. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 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
Merseyside / Wirral
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Contract jobs citing Finance 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Wirral 14.29% 7.14% 12.50%
As % of the General category 50.00% 100.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £19.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +32.89% -1.29%  

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 the Wirral with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Wirral
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Wirral 28.57% 7.14% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the Wirral

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Wirral 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 the Wirral

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Wirral

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in the Wirral

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wirral region with a requirement for Finance.

1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Expense Management

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Wirral 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Excel Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Master Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Financial Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Master Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (50.00%) Expense Management
1 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP