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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 7 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 19.44% 21.54% 21.74%
As % of the General category 63.64% 63.64% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 9
Average daily rate
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£358 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £293 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £479 £515
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 £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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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
11 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 30.56% 33.85% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 18
Average daily rate £358 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Macclesfield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Macclesfield region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) MS Project
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) SAP EWM
5 1 (8.33%) FlexPod
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
5 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Project
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 4 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 4 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Project Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modeller
4 1 (8.33%) Project Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Assistant
4 1 (8.33%) Project Support Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) FlexPod
1 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
1 1 (8.33%) HPUX
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Ariba