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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 9 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 14.29% 3.23% 5.13%
As % of the General category 19.57% 14.29% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£326 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 - £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
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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
46 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 73.02% 22.58% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
Average daily rate £433 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 10 (71.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Sun
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (14.29%) FlexPod
6 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) Retail
7 1 (7.14%) JIRA
7 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Clustering

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) eRoom
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 10 (71.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Project Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Finance Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Project Support Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) FlexPod
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) HPUX
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Sun
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) Dell