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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 334 459 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.14% 28.28% 21.04%
As % of the General category 54.22% 71.94% 61.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 260 148
Median daily rate £410 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £18.99 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.81% +5.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +15.15%
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
616 638 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.46% 39.31% 34.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 349 253
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -8.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.98 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £18.89 £30.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -3 12 £500 +81.81% 14
Oldham +2 5 £300 +5.26% 2
Bolton +1 5 £400 +60.00% 4
Sale - 1 £425 -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Finance.

1 169 (25.53%) Banking
2 106 (16.01%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 79 (11.93%) Project Management
5 69 (10.42%) Java
6 68 (10.27%) Oracle
7 61 (9.21%) Windows
8 51 (7.70%) SQL
9 50 (7.55%) Microsoft
10 46 (6.95%) MS Excel
11 45 (6.80%) Data Centre
12 43 (6.50%) Active Directory
12 43 (6.50%) Mainframe
12 43 (6.50%) Migration
13 42 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
14 41 (6.19%) Retail
15 38 (5.74%) JavaScript
16 37 (5.59%) Risk Management
17 36 (5.44%) ITIL
18 35 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
19 33 (4.98%) Web Services
19 33 (4.98%) Unix
19 33 (4.98%) Information Security
20 31 (4.68%) Legal
20 31 (4.68%) XML
20 31 (4.68%) MS Office
20 31 (4.68%) SAP
20 31 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
21 30 (4.53%) J2EE
21 30 (4.53%) PRINCE2

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (2.72%) WebSphere
2 17 (2.57%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (1.21%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.21%) SAS
5 7 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (0.60%) Apache
6 4 (0.60%) CICS
6 4 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.60%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.45%) JBoss
7 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.30%) CMS
8 2 (0.30%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.30%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 46 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.68%) MS Office
3 21 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.27%) MS Project
5 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (3.32%) Unit4 Business World
2 10 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.76%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 5 (0.76%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 4 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.30%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.30%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.30%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.30%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.15%) BASE24
8 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.60%) Office 365
3 3 (0.45%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.93%) Firewall
2 19 (2.87%) Network Security
3 7 (1.06%) HTTP
4 6 (0.91%) DNS
4 6 (0.91%) FTP
4 6 (0.91%) LDAP
4 6 (0.91%) VPN
5 5 (0.76%) Extranet
5 5 (0.76%) LAN
5 5 (0.76%) SAN
5 5 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.60%) DHCP
6 4 (0.60%) SSL
7 3 (0.45%) Internet
7 3 (0.45%) Intranet
7 3 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.45%) WAN
8 2 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.11%) Oracle Database
3 13 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (1.06%) DB2
8 5 (0.76%) MySQL
8 5 (0.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.45%) BigQuery
9 3 (0.45%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.45%) DataStage
9 3 (0.45%) MS Access
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (0.45%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.30%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.30%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 11 (1.66%) Selenium
2 7 (1.06%) JIRA
3 5 (0.76%) Ant
3 5 (0.76%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.76%) Gradle
3 5 (0.76%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.76%) PeopleTools
4 4 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (0.60%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.60%) JUnit
5 3 (0.45%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.45%) VersionOne
6 2 (0.30%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.30%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.30%) Maven
6 2 (0.30%) Toad
6 2 (0.30%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.15%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.15%) Mockito
General
1 169 (25.53%) Banking
2 41 (6.19%) Retail
3 31 (4.68%) Legal
4 27 (4.08%) Law
5 25 (3.78%) Marketing
6 20 (3.02%) Retail Banking
7 16 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 15 (2.27%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.81%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.51%) Electronics
10 10 (1.51%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.91%) Front Office
12 4 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.45%) Advertising
13 3 (0.45%) Back Office
13 3 (0.45%) French Language
13 3 (0.45%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.45%) International Banking
14 2 (0.30%) Games
14 2 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 162 (24.47%) Analyst
2 92 (13.90%) Developer
3 88 (13.29%) Project Manager
4 55 (8.31%) Consultant
5 49 (7.40%) Architect
6 48 (7.25%) Business Analyst
7 31 (4.68%) Operations Analyst
8 30 (4.53%) Java Developer
9 26 (3.93%) IT Manager
10 22 (3.32%) Mainframe Analyst
10 22 (3.32%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
11 19 (2.87%) Security Consultant
12 17 (2.57%) Service Analyst
12 17 (2.57%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (2.57%) Test Analyst
13 16 (2.42%) Infrastructure Manager
13 16 (2.42%) Programme Manager
13 16 (2.42%) Risk Manager
14 15 (2.27%) Delivery Manager
14 15 (2.27%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.98%) Web Services
2 31 (4.68%) XML
3 30 (4.53%) J2EE
4 23 (3.47%) CSS
5 22 (3.32%) Spring
6 20 (3.02%) .NET
7 18 (2.72%) HTML
8 16 (2.42%) Middleware
8 16 (2.42%) XSLT
9 15 (2.27%) SOAP
10 14 (2.11%) JDBC
10 14 (2.11%) jQuery
10 14 (2.11%) JSON
11 13 (1.96%) Hibernate
12 9 (1.36%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.21%) REST
14 7 (1.06%) HTML5
14 7 (1.06%) JAXB
14 7 (1.06%) RESTful
15 6 (0.91%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.80%) Data Centre
2 43 (6.50%) Mainframe
3 42 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 13 (1.96%) Blackberry
5 13 (1.96%) User Experience
6 11 (1.66%) Cryptography
6 11 (1.66%) Online Banking
7 9 (1.36%) PKI
8 7 (1.06%) Clustering
9 6 (0.91%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.60%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.60%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.60%) Health Informatics
10 4 (0.60%) Informatics
10 4 (0.60%) IVR
11 3 (0.45%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.45%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.45%) EFT
11 3 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 61 (9.21%) Windows
2 33 (4.98%) Unix
3 18 (2.72%) Linux
4 14 (2.11%) Windows 7
5 12 (1.81%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.21%) AIX
6 8 (1.21%) Windows 8
6 8 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.21%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.76%) zOS
9 4 (0.60%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.30%) Android
10 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.30%) Solaris
11 1 (0.15%) CentOS
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (16.01%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 79 (11.93%) Project Management
4 43 (6.50%) Migration
5 37 (5.59%) Risk Management
6 36 (5.44%) ITIL
7 35 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (4.98%) Information Security
9 31 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 30 (4.53%) PRINCE2
11 29 (4.38%) Business Analysis
11 29 (4.38%) Change Management
12 27 (4.08%) E-Commerce
13 26 (3.93%) Scrum
14 25 (3.78%) Programme Management
15 23 (3.47%) Service Delivery
15 23 (3.47%) TDD
16 21 (3.17%) SDLC
17 20 (3.02%) CRM
18 19 (2.87%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 69 (10.42%) Java
2 51 (7.70%) SQL
3 38 (5.74%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.66%) Shell Script
4 11 (1.66%) VBA
5 9 (1.36%) C#
6 8 (1.21%) Python
7 7 (1.06%) PHP
7 7 (1.06%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.91%) PL/SQL
8 6 (0.91%) PowerShell
8 6 (0.91%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.76%) PeopleCode
9 5 (0.76%) Ruby
9 5 (0.76%) SQR
10 4 (0.60%) C
10 4 (0.60%) Groovy
11 3 (0.45%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.45%) Perl
11 3 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (2.57%) Degree
1 17 (2.57%) ISEB
2 13 (1.96%) CISM
2 13 (1.96%) CISSP
3 12 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.51%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.51%) MCDST
5 7 (1.06%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (0.91%) MCP
6 6 (0.91%) MOS
6 6 (0.91%) PMP
6 6 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.60%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.45%) APMP
9 3 (0.45%) CISA
9 3 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.17%) QA
2 15 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.91%) AIFMD
4 6 (0.91%) SLA
4 6 (0.91%) UCITS
5 5 (0.76%) COBIT
6 4 (0.60%) P3O
7 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.15%) GMP
System Software
1 43 (6.50%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.45%) RACF
5 2 (0.30%) Docker
5 2 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.15%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 7 (1.06%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.60%) Puppet
4 4 (0.60%) SCCM
5 3 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.45%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.30%) Ansible
6 2 (0.30%) DameWare
6 2 (0.30%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.30%) Mesos
6 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.30%) WMI
6 2 (0.30%) zSecure
7 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 68 (10.27%) Oracle
2 50 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.68%) SAP
4 25 (3.78%) CA
5 18 (2.72%) Citrix
5 18 (2.72%) VMware
6 16 (2.42%) IBM
7 15 (2.27%) Cisco
7 15 (2.27%) Splunk
8 14 (2.11%) Symantec
9 11 (1.66%) Intel Security
10 9 (1.36%) HP
11 7 (1.06%) F5
12 6 (0.91%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
14 4 (0.60%) EMC
14 4 (0.60%) Lotus
14 4 (0.60%) NetIQ
14 4 (0.60%) Progress
14 4 (0.60%) Qualys
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