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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 9 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 21.43% 17.24% 20.37%
As % of the General category 47.37% 45.45% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Average daily rate £550 £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £525 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
Finance
Cheshire

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
19 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 45.24% 37.93% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 13
Average daily rate £500 £505 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +34.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £489 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £521 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 8 (72.73%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (54.55%) SAP
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Marketing
5 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) MBA
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) MS Project
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) Hyperion
6 1 (9.09%) HTML
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) eRoom
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
1 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (72.73%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Programme Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Master Data Expert
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Finance Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Hyperion