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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
North West / Manchester
Rank 3 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 211 333 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.47% 17.82% 23.75%
As % of the General category 50.84% 57.71% 60.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 215 187
Median daily rate £405 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.43% -4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £565 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £13.30 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%

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
415 577 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.43% 30.87% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 332 329
Median daily rate £405 £389 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.18% +10.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 5
Median hourly rate £16.75 £13.30 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.96% -30.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £9.70 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.17
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +28.84%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Bolton +8 11 £375 -1.31% 1
Salford -3 7 £425 +30.76%
Stockport +10 5 £403 - 10
Bury - 4 £431 -
Altrincham - 1 £375 - 6
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 68 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (14.07%) Banking
3 64 (13.85%) SQL
4 61 (13.20%) Oracle
5 57 (12.34%) Business Intelligence
6 56 (12.12%) SAP
7 54 (11.69%) Project Management
7 54 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (11.47%) Java
9 45 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
10 44 (9.52%) Migration
11 40 (8.66%) Microsoft
12 39 (8.44%) Windows
13 35 (7.58%) Telecoms
14 33 (7.14%) Programme Management
15 32 (6.93%) JavaScript
15 32 (6.93%) SQL Server
16 29 (6.28%) Retail
17 28 (6.06%) MS Excel
18 27 (5.84%) Change Management
18 27 (5.84%) Marketing
19 25 (5.41%) Mainframe
19 25 (5.41%) Linux
19 25 (5.41%) Data Centre
20 24 (5.19%) Risk Management
21 22 (4.76%) Manufacturing
21 22 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
22 21 (4.55%) Unix
22 21 (4.55%) ITIL
23 20 (4.33%) Validation

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 11 (2.38%) SAS
2 9 (1.95%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.52%) CICS
3 7 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.30%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.87%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.65%) CMS
7 3 (0.65%) IIS
8 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.22%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.22%) Confluence
9 1 (0.22%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.60%) MS Office
3 10 (2.16%) MS Project
4 9 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (4.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (3.68%) Oracle Financials
3 12 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (2.60%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (2.60%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (1.95%) Oracle General Ledger
5 8 (1.73%) SAP FI
5 8 (1.73%) Unit4 Business World
6 6 (1.30%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (1.30%) SAP ERP
6 6 (1.30%) SAP HR
7 5 (1.08%) BASE24
7 5 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (1.08%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 5 (1.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 5 (1.08%) SAP GRC
8 4 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.87%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.52%) SaaS
3 6 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.87%) Office 365
6 3 (0.65%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.65%) IaaS
6 3 (0.65%) PaaS
7 2 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.22%) GitHub
8 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.46%) Firewall
2 11 (2.38%) Network Security
3 7 (1.52%) DNS
4 6 (1.30%) LAN
4 6 (1.30%) VoIP
4 6 (1.30%) WAN
5 5 (1.08%) ATM
5 5 (1.08%) Internet
6 4 (0.87%) SAN
6 4 (0.87%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.65%) DHCP
8 2 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.43%) FTP
8 2 (0.43%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.43%) LDAP
8 2 (0.43%) NFC
8 2 (0.43%) RFID
8 2 (0.43%) SMTP
9 1 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (3.03%) SAP BW
3 11 (2.38%) Big Data
3 11 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 11 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.16%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.52%) MySQL
7 7 (1.52%) OLAP
7 7 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.30%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 6 (1.30%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.08%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (1.95%) JUnit
2 8 (1.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.73%) JIRA
3 6 (1.30%) Cucumber
3 6 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.08%) Selenium
5 4 (0.87%) Gradle
6 3 (0.65%) Maven
6 3 (0.65%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.65%) TestNG
6 3 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.43%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.43%) JBehave
7 2 (0.43%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.43%) Subversion
7 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 65 (14.07%) Banking
2 35 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 29 (6.28%) Retail
4 27 (5.84%) Marketing
5 22 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 19 (4.11%) Electronics
7 13 (2.81%) Legal
8 9 (1.95%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.73%) General Ledger
10 7 (1.52%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.52%) Law
11 5 (1.08%) Back Office
11 5 (1.08%) Games
12 4 (0.87%) Publishing
12 4 (0.87%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.65%) Front Office
14 2 (0.43%) Advertising
14 2 (0.43%) Billing
14 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (20.78%) Analyst
2 64 (13.85%) Developer
3 59 (12.77%) Consultant
4 47 (10.17%) Project Manager
5 39 (8.44%) Architect
6 25 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 23 (4.98%) Business Analyst
8 14 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (2.81%) Operations Analyst
10 12 (2.60%) Administrator
10 12 (2.60%) Financial Analyst
10 12 (2.60%) Mainframe Analyst
10 12 (2.60%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
11 11 (2.38%) IT Manager
11 11 (2.38%) Senior Developer
12 10 (2.16%) Oracle Consultant
13 9 (1.95%) Data Analyst
13 9 (1.95%) Support Analyst
13 9 (1.95%) Test Manager
14 8 (1.73%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.90%) HTML
2 16 (3.46%) J2EE
2 16 (3.46%) Web Services
3 15 (3.25%) Spring
4 13 (2.81%) .NET
4 13 (2.81%) AngularJS
5 12 (2.60%) Hibernate
5 12 (2.60%) HTML5
6 11 (2.38%) CSS
7 10 (2.16%) SOAP
8 7 (1.52%) REST
8 7 (1.52%) XML
9 6 (1.30%) Java EE
9 6 (1.30%) JPA
9 6 (1.30%) JSON
9 6 (1.30%) Node.js
9 6 (1.30%) React
9 6 (1.30%) Spring Boot
10 5 (1.08%) CSS3
10 5 (1.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 25 (5.41%) Mainframe
3 13 (2.81%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.73%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.73%) User Experience
5 6 (1.30%) Tandem
6 5 (1.08%) Clustering
6 5 (1.08%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.08%) EMV
6 5 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (0.87%) e-Learning
7 4 (0.87%) PMI
7 4 (0.87%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.65%) Copywriting
8 3 (0.65%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.65%) Fintech
8 3 (0.65%) Replication
9 2 (0.43%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.44%) Windows
2 25 (5.41%) Linux
3 21 (4.55%) Unix
4 12 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.16%) AIX
7 8 (1.73%) Android
8 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.08%) HPUX
9 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.65%) zOS
11 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.43%) Solaris
11 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.22%) CentOS
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (12.34%) Business Intelligence
3 54 (11.69%) Project Management
3 54 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (9.52%) Migration
5 33 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 27 (5.84%) Change Management
7 24 (5.19%) Risk Management
8 22 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (4.55%) ITIL
10 20 (4.33%) Digital Marketing
10 20 (4.33%) Validation
11 19 (4.11%) ETL
11 19 (4.11%) Scrum
12 18 (3.90%) DevOps
12 18 (3.90%) ERP
12 18 (3.90%) Process Improvement
12 18 (3.90%) TDD
13 17 (3.68%) Business Analysis
13 17 (3.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 64 (13.85%) SQL
2 53 (11.47%) Java
3 32 (6.93%) JavaScript
4 13 (2.81%) Python
5 11 (2.38%) C#
6 7 (1.52%) VBA
7 6 (1.30%) C
7 6 (1.30%) COBOL
8 5 (1.08%) Ruby
8 5 (1.08%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.65%) Groovy
9 3 (0.65%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.65%) PHP
9 3 (0.65%) RPG
9 3 (0.65%) RPG IV
10 2 (0.43%) Go
10 2 (0.43%) JCL
10 2 (0.43%) Perl
10 2 (0.43%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (3.46%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.03%) Degree
3 11 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.95%) ISEB
5 8 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.52%) CISSP
7 6 (1.30%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.87%) CISM
9 3 (0.65%) ACCA
9 3 (0.65%) CIMA
9 3 (0.65%) PMP
10 2 (0.43%) APMP
10 2 (0.43%) CCIE
10 2 (0.43%) CCNP
10 2 (0.43%) CISA
10 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.22%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.60%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.16%) QA
3 8 (1.73%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) COBIT
4 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.43%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) IFRS
5 1 (0.22%) SDET
5 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.08%) XenDesktop
3 4 (0.87%) Docker
3 4 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.43%) KVM
5 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.43%) XenApp
6 1 (0.22%) NFS
6 1 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.22%) Varnish
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (2.16%) Puppet
2 7 (1.52%) SCCM
3 5 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.08%) WSUS
4 3 (0.65%) SCOM
5 2 (0.43%) Ganglia
5 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.43%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.43%) Nagios
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.43%) Salt
5 2 (0.43%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.22%) Ansible
6 1 (0.22%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.22%) OpenView
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 61 (13.20%) Oracle
2 56 (12.12%) SAP
3 40 (8.66%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.60%) CA
4 12 (2.60%) IBM
5 11 (2.38%) Cisco
6 10 (2.16%) Splunk
7 8 (1.73%) CheckPoint
7 8 (1.73%) Citrix
8 7 (1.52%) Google
8 7 (1.52%) HP
9 6 (1.30%) Intel Security
9 6 (1.30%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.30%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.30%) WorldPay
10 5 (1.08%) Ariba
10 5 (1.08%) Concur
10 5 (1.08%) Tableau
10 5 (1.08%) VMware
11 4 (0.87%) Perforce
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