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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 328 213 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.43% 18.97% 12.65%
As % of the General category 61.19% 59.33% 44.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 114 69
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £529 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £11.55 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £63.50 £44.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
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
536 359 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.29% 31.97% 28.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 192 127
Average daily rate £357 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £530 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 15
Average hourly rate £21.50 £9.13 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.61% -49.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £8.75 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £21.45 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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
Oldham - 6 £300 -
Bolton +4 5 £300 -7.69% 5
Stockport +1 4 £300 -29.41% 10
Altrincham 0 3 £380 - 6
Rochdale - 3 £300 -
Cheadle 0 2 £450 -10.89% 2
Salford - 1 - - 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - - 1
Sale - - - - 2
Wigan - - - - 2
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 109 (18.35%) SQL
2 107 (18.01%) Project Management
3 99 (16.67%) Banking
4 86 (14.48%) Oracle
5 83 (13.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 63 (10.61%) Microsoft
6 63 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (8.92%) PRINCE2
8 49 (8.25%) Retail
9 42 (7.07%) SQL Server
10 41 (6.90%) Windows
10 41 (6.90%) Migration
11 40 (6.73%) Telecoms
12 39 (6.57%) MS Office
12 39 (6.57%) SAP
13 37 (6.23%) Programme Management
14 34 (5.72%) Business Analysis
14 34 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
15 32 (5.39%) IBM
16 31 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
16 31 (5.22%) ITIL
17 30 (5.05%) MS Excel
18 29 (4.88%) Java
18 29 (4.88%) Service Delivery
19 28 (4.71%) Mainframe
20 26 (4.38%) VMware
20 26 (4.38%) .NET
20 26 (4.38%) Citrix
21 23 (3.87%) Change Management
21 23 (3.87%) Risk Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 21 (3.54%) SAS
2 14 (2.36%) NetWeaver
3 11 (1.85%) CICS
4 8 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.18%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.01%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.51%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.34%) IIS
10 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.34%) CMS
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.17%) Lync
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 39 (6.57%) MS Office
2 30 (5.05%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.02%) MS Project
4 7 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.34%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) InDesign
7 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (2.69%) Oracle EBS
1 16 (2.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (2.19%) Oracle Financials
3 12 (2.02%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (1.85%) SAP SRM
5 9 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (1.52%) Agresso
6 6 (1.01%) SAP FI
6 6 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (1.01%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.84%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 5 (0.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.67%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.67%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.51%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.51%) Office 365
2 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.17%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) PaaS
3 1 (0.17%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.36%) SAN
2 10 (1.68%) Firewall
3 8 (1.35%) LAN
4 5 (0.84%) Internet
4 5 (0.84%) WAN
5 4 (0.67%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.51%) VoIP
7 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.34%) VPN
7 2 (0.34%) DNS
7 2 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.17%) NAS
8 1 (0.17%) Network Security
8 1 (0.17%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.17%) VLAN
8 1 (0.17%) OSPF
8 1 (0.17%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.17%) IGRP
8 1 (0.17%) BGP
8 1 (0.17%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.53%) Oracle Database
2 15 (2.53%) SAP BW
3 14 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 11 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 8 (1.35%) MS Access
7 8 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
8 7 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.01%) DataStage
9 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.01%) Base SAS
10 5 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.84%) Cognos Report Studio
10 5 (0.84%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 7 (1.18%) NUnit
2 5 (0.84%) NetBeans
2 5 (0.84%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.67%) JIRA
4 3 (0.51%) Axure RP
4 3 (0.51%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.34%) Toad
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.34%) JMeter
5 2 (0.34%) Lombardi
5 2 (0.34%) Subversion
5 2 (0.34%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.34%) QAComplete
5 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.34%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.17%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.17%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 99 (16.67%) Banking
2 49 (8.25%) Retail
3 40 (6.73%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.54%) Legal
5 15 (2.53%) Retail Banking
6 14 (2.36%) Financial Institution
7 13 (2.19%) Marketing
8 9 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.52%) Advertising
9 7 (1.18%) Law
10 6 (1.01%) Electronics
11 5 (0.84%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.67%) Local Government
13 3 (0.51%) Billing
13 3 (0.51%) Back Office
13 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.34%) Publishing
15 1 (0.17%) French Language
15 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 125 (21.04%) Analyst
2 110 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 71 (11.95%) Business Analyst
4 66 (11.11%) Developer
5 52 (8.75%) Consultant
6 32 (5.39%) Programme Manager
7 28 (4.71%) Architect
8 24 (4.04%) Senior Manager
9 20 (3.37%) DBA
10 17 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
10 17 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (2.69%) Senior Business Analyst
11 16 (2.69%) Systems Analyst
12 15 (2.53%) Test Manager
12 15 (2.53%) Business Systems Analyst
13 14 (2.36%) PMO Consultant
14 13 (2.19%) Infrastructure Manager
15 12 (2.02%) Data Analyst
16 11 (1.85%) Java Developer
16 11 (1.85%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.38%) .NET
2 20 (3.37%) Middleware
3 14 (2.36%) Oracle Fusion
4 13 (2.19%) HTML
4 13 (2.19%) CSS
5 11 (1.85%) Spring
6 10 (1.68%) XML
7 9 (1.52%) Web Services
8 7 (1.18%) HTML5
8 7 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (1.18%) CSS3
8 7 (1.18%) J2EE
9 6 (1.01%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.01%) Java EE
9 6 (1.01%) jQuery
9 6 (1.01%) WCF
10 5 (0.84%) RESTful
10 5 (0.84%) JPA
10 5 (0.84%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.71%) Mainframe
3 12 (2.02%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.52%) Reference Data
5 9 (1.52%) VSAM
6 6 (1.01%) DTV
6 6 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.01%) User Experience
6 6 (1.01%) Data Extraction
7 5 (0.84%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.67%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.67%) FMCG
9 3 (0.51%) Open Source
9 3 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.51%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.51%) Informatics
9 3 (0.51%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.51%) Life Science
9 3 (0.51%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 41 (6.90%) Windows
2 17 (2.86%) UNIX
3 14 (2.36%) Windows 7
4 12 (2.02%) AIX
4 12 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.68%) Solaris
6 10 (1.68%) Linux
7 9 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.01%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.67%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.67%) Android
10 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.34%) VMS
11 2 (0.34%) NetWare
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (18.01%) Project Management
2 83 (13.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (8.92%) PRINCE2
5 41 (6.90%) Migration
6 37 (6.23%) Programme Management
7 34 (5.72%) Business Analysis
8 31 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (5.22%) ITIL
9 29 (4.88%) Service Delivery
10 23 (3.87%) Change Management
10 23 (3.87%) Risk Management
10 23 (3.87%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (3.54%) Data Migration
12 19 (3.20%) Matrix Management
13 18 (3.03%) Wealth Management
13 18 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (2.86%) TDD
15 16 (2.69%) ERP
15 16 (2.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 109 (18.35%) SQL
2 29 (4.88%) Java
3 22 (3.70%) VBA
4 17 (2.86%) C#
5 14 (2.36%) T-SQL
5 14 (2.36%) PL/SQL
6 13 (2.19%) JavaScript
7 11 (1.85%) COBOL
8 5 (0.84%) JCL
9 4 (0.67%) Assembly Language
9 4 (0.67%) REXX
10 3 (0.51%) VB
11 2 (0.34%) ABAP
11 2 (0.34%) C
11 2 (0.34%) VBScript
11 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.34%) SQR
11 2 (0.34%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.34%) SAS Macro
11 2 (0.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (2.69%) Degree
1 16 (2.69%) Security Cleared
2 13 (2.19%) CISSP
3 11 (1.85%) ISEB
4 10 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.18%) CISM
7 6 (1.01%) CCNA
7 6 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.01%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.84%) CRISC
8 5 (0.84%) CCIA
8 5 (0.84%) CISA
8 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.84%) CCA
8 5 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (0.84%) CCEA
9 4 (0.67%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.02%) QA
2 9 (1.52%) SLA
3 8 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.01%) COBIT
4 6 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.84%) P3O
5 5 (0.84%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.67%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.34%) FATCA
9 1 (0.17%) GxP
System Software
1 20 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.35%) XenDesktop
4 5 (0.84%) XenServer
4 5 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.34%) vSphere
6 2 (0.34%) UAG
7 1 (0.17%) XenApp
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.67%) NetBackup
2 4 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (0.51%) SCCM
4 2 (0.34%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.17%) SCOM
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 86 (14.48%) Oracle
2 63 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 39 (6.57%) SAP
4 32 (5.39%) IBM
5 26 (4.38%) VMware
5 26 (4.38%) Citrix
6 15 (2.53%) Business Objects
7 13 (2.19%) Cisco
8 8 (1.35%) Cognos
9 7 (1.18%) Avaloq
9 7 (1.18%) HP
10 5 (0.84%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.84%) CA
11 4 (0.67%) Informatica
11 4 (0.67%) Symantec
11 4 (0.67%) McAfee
11 4 (0.67%) 3PAR
12 3 (0.51%) Capita
12 3 (0.51%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.51%) Sybase
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £470 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Salford
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £380 - £410 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £315 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 350 per day + .
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Heywood
Capita - ITIN
Rate: US$.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £410 per day + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Rate: Up to £35,000 per annum pro rata (dependant on experience)
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Ripe4
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago