The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 308 210 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.94% 18.37% 13.49%
As % of the General category 60.63% 56.45% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 114 86
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £534 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.71 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% +3.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £43.40 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
Finance
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
508 372 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 36.18% 32.55% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 187 156
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £541 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 21
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -0.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £8.75 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +4 4 £300 -21.05% 14
Oldham - 4 £325 -
Bolton - 3 £300 - 1
Salford +2 2 £375 - 1
Wigan +1 2 £338 -
Rochdale - 2 £300 - 1
Altrincham +2 1 £380 -6.17% 9
Cheadle - 1 £470 - 2
Sale - - - - 3
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bury - - - -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 110 (19.40%) Banking
2 107 (18.87%) Project Management
3 102 (17.99%) SQL
4 84 (14.81%) Oracle
5 78 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 64 (11.29%) Microsoft
7 53 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (8.82%) PRINCE2
9 49 (8.64%) Windows
10 47 (8.29%) Retail
11 44 (7.76%) SQL Server
12 43 (7.58%) Migration
13 41 (7.23%) Telecoms
14 37 (6.53%) MS Office
14 37 (6.53%) IBM
15 34 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
16 33 (5.82%) SAP
16 33 (5.82%) Mainframe
17 31 (5.47%) Business Analysis
18 30 (5.29%) ITIL
19 28 (4.94%) MS Excel
19 28 (4.94%) .NET
19 28 (4.94%) Service Delivery
20 27 (4.76%) Information Security
21 26 (4.59%) Change Management
22 25 (4.41%) VBA
23 24 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
24 23 (4.06%) Data Migration
25 22 (3.88%) Java

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (2.65%) SAS
2 9 (1.59%) CICS
2 9 (1.59%) NetWeaver
3 8 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.41%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.53%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.35%) Apache
8 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.35%) IIS
8 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.35%) CMS
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 37 (6.53%) MS Office
2 28 (4.94%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.41%) MS Project
4 7 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.35%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.18%) SPSS
8 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.18%) InDesign
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (2.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (2.29%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (2.12%) Oracle Financials
4 10 (1.76%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (1.23%) Agresso
7 6 (1.06%) SAP SRM
7 6 (1.06%) SAP FI
7 6 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (1.06%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.71%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.71%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.53%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 2 (0.35%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.53%) Office 365
2 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
3 1 (0.18%) PaaS
3 1 (0.18%) IaaS
3 1 (0.18%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.65%) Firewall
2 10 (1.76%) LAN
3 8 (1.41%) SAN
4 7 (1.23%) WAN
5 4 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.71%) VPN
5 4 (0.71%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.53%) VoIP
6 3 (0.53%) Internet
6 3 (0.53%) Network Security
7 2 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.35%) DNS
8 1 (0.18%) SSL
8 1 (0.18%) DHCP
8 1 (0.18%) PBX
8 1 (0.18%) NAS
8 1 (0.18%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.18%) VLAN
8 1 (0.18%) OSPF
8 1 (0.18%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.29%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.76%) SAP BW
5 9 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 8 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (1.41%) MS Access
7 7 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 6 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (0.88%) Cognos Report Studio
9 5 (0.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 5 (0.88%) Base SAS
10 4 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.71%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 10 (1.76%) NUnit
2 5 (0.88%) Eclipse
2 5 (0.88%) NetBeans
3 4 (0.71%) Subversion
4 3 (0.53%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.35%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.35%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.35%) Toad
5 2 (0.35%) JMeter
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.35%) QAComplete
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.18%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.18%) Xcode
6 1 (0.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.18%) JIRA
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
General
1 110 (19.40%) Banking
2 47 (8.29%) Retail
3 41 (7.23%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.17%) Legal
5 15 (2.65%) Retail Banking
6 14 (2.47%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.94%) Marketing
7 11 (1.94%) Advertising
8 9 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.23%) Law
9 7 (1.23%) Back Office
10 5 (0.88%) Electronics
10 5 (0.88%) Billing
10 5 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.71%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.53%) Local Government
13 2 (0.35%) Front Office
13 2 (0.35%) Publishing
14 1 (0.18%) French Language
14 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 122 (21.52%) Analyst
2 118 (20.81%) Project Manager
3 69 (12.17%) Developer
4 62 (10.93%) Business Analyst
5 53 (9.35%) Consultant
6 27 (4.76%) Architect
7 23 (4.06%) Programme Manager
8 19 (3.35%) Senior Manager
9 18 (3.17%) Systems Analyst
10 17 (3.00%) DBA
11 15 (2.65%) Senior Project Manager
12 14 (2.47%) Business Systems Analyst
13 13 (2.29%) Test Manager
13 13 (2.29%) Senior Business Analyst
13 13 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
14 12 (2.12%) IT Project Manager
14 12 (2.12%) Infrastructure Manager
15 11 (1.94%) SQL DBA
15 11 (1.94%) Data Analyst
15 11 (1.94%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.94%) .NET
2 20 (3.53%) Middleware
3 14 (2.47%) Oracle Fusion
4 13 (2.29%) CSS
4 13 (2.29%) HTML
5 9 (1.59%) Spring
5 9 (1.59%) XML
5 9 (1.59%) WCF
6 8 (1.41%) HTML5
6 8 (1.41%) CSS3
6 8 (1.41%) Web Services
6 8 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (1.23%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.06%) Java EE
8 6 (1.06%) Ajax
9 5 (0.88%) JMS
9 5 (0.88%) J2EE
9 5 (0.88%) Java SE
9 5 (0.88%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.82%) Mainframe
3 19 (3.35%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.17%) IBM Mainframe
5 9 (1.59%) Reference Data
5 9 (1.59%) User Experience
6 7 (1.23%) VSAM
7 6 (1.06%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.06%) Data Extraction
8 5 (0.88%) FMCG
8 5 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.88%) Economics
8 5 (0.88%) DTV
9 4 (0.71%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.71%) PMI
9 4 (0.71%) Open Source
10 3 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.53%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.53%) GIS
10 3 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 49 (8.64%) Windows
2 19 (3.35%) UNIX
3 16 (2.82%) Windows 7
4 12 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.76%) Linux
7 9 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.41%) AIX
9 7 (1.23%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.88%) Android
10 5 (0.88%) Solaris
11 4 (0.71%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.53%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.35%) NetWare
13 2 (0.35%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.18%) zOS
14 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (18.87%) Project Management
2 78 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (8.82%) PRINCE2
5 43 (7.58%) Migration
6 34 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (5.47%) Business Analysis
8 30 (5.29%) ITIL
9 28 (4.94%) Service Delivery
10 27 (4.76%) Information Security
11 26 (4.59%) Change Management
12 24 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (4.06%) Data Migration
14 22 (3.88%) Programme Management
15 20 (3.53%) TDD
15 20 (3.53%) Risk Management
16 17 (3.00%) Workflow
16 17 (3.00%) ERP
16 17 (3.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 17 (3.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 102 (17.99%) SQL
2 25 (4.41%) VBA
3 22 (3.88%) Java
4 19 (3.35%) C#
4 19 (3.35%) T-SQL
5 13 (2.29%) PL/SQL
6 9 (1.59%) COBOL
7 6 (1.06%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.88%) JCL
9 4 (0.71%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.71%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.71%) Perl
9 4 (0.71%) C
9 4 (0.71%) Assembly Language
9 4 (0.71%) REXX
10 3 (0.53%) VB
11 2 (0.35%) VBScript
11 2 (0.35%) SQR
11 2 (0.35%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 22 (3.88%) CISSP
2 15 (2.65%) Degree
2 15 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.29%) CISM
4 10 (1.76%) ISEB
5 9 (1.59%) CRISC
5 9 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.23%) CCNA
6 7 (1.23%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.06%) PMP
7 6 (1.06%) GIAC
8 5 (0.88%) CISA
8 5 (0.88%) CCIA
8 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.88%) CCA
8 5 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (0.88%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.47%) QA
2 13 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.76%) COBIT
4 9 (1.59%) SLA
4 9 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.71%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) FATCA
6 1 (0.18%) GxP
System Software
1 17 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.41%) XenDesktop
4 5 (0.88%) XenServer
4 5 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.35%) Firmware
6 2 (0.35%) UAG
6 2 (0.35%) RHEV
7 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (0.71%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.53%) SCCM
4 2 (0.35%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.35%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.18%) SCOM
5 1 (0.18%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 84 (14.81%) Oracle
2 64 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 37 (6.53%) IBM
4 33 (5.82%) SAP
5 17 (3.00%) Citrix
6 15 (2.65%) VMware
7 13 (2.29%) Cisco
8 11 (1.94%) HP
9 8 (1.41%) Business Objects
9 8 (1.41%) Cognos
10 7 (1.23%) Sybase
11 6 (1.06%) 3PAR
11 6 (1.06%) Avaloq
12 5 (0.88%) McAfee
12 5 (0.88%) Juniper
12 5 (0.88%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.71%) Symantec
13 4 (0.71%) Nokia
13 4 (0.71%) Sun
13 4 (0.71%) Northgate
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Posted: Yesterday
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