The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 8 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 12.07% 7.14% 8.33%
As % of the General category 15.91% 21.43% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£380 £469 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.93% +10.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Macclesfield region.

General Category
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
44 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 75.86% 33.33% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 2
Average daily rate £380 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

Finance
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 17 (94.44%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (61.11%) Project Management
3 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (27.78%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) Workflow
5 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 3 (16.67%) SAP
7 2 (11.11%) MS Office
7 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
8 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
8 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.56%) Data Management
8 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (5.56%) JIRA
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Data Reconciliation
8 1 (5.56%) MS Project
8 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.56%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) Scrum

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 17 (94.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
1 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.11%) PMO Lead
3 2 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (11.11%) Project Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Officer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Level Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Finance Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Project Management
2 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Workflow
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft