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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 248 407 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.83% 20.96% 21.32%
As % of the General category 51.56% 59.85% 59.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 247 182
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £13.60 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +34.84%
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
481 680 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.77% 35.02% 35.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 389 319
Median daily rate £406 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £22.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -44.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £10.30 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +12.24%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 £425 - 9
Bolton -4 3 £438 +27.27% 4
Salford -14 2 £538 +47.26%
Bury - 2 £475 - 1
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 75 (14.62%) Oracle
2 73 (14.23%) SQL
3 72 (14.04%) Banking
4 64 (12.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 56 (10.92%) Project Management
8 53 (10.33%) SAP
9 48 (9.36%) Java
10 47 (9.16%) Mainframe
11 44 (8.58%) Migration
12 41 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
13 39 (7.60%) Windows
13 39 (7.60%) Microsoft
14 35 (6.82%) SQL Server
15 32 (6.24%) Data Centre
16 30 (5.85%) JavaScript
16 30 (5.85%) Unix
16 30 (5.85%) CA
17 27 (5.26%) Marketing
18 26 (5.07%) MS Excel
18 26 (5.07%) Telecoms
18 26 (5.07%) Change Management
19 25 (4.87%) ETL
20 24 (4.68%) Linux
21 23 (4.48%) Risk Management
21 23 (4.48%) Retail
21 23 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
22 21 (4.09%) Workflow
22 21 (4.09%) ITIL

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 13 (2.53%) SAS
2 8 (1.56%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.36%) CICS
4 6 (1.17%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.97%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.97%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.58%) CMS
6 3 (0.58%) IIS
7 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.19%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.19%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.34%) MS Office
3 9 (1.75%) MS Project
4 8 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (3.51%) Oracle Financials
2 17 (3.31%) Unit4 Business World
3 16 (3.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (2.92%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (2.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (2.34%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (2.34%) Oracle Receivables
6 9 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (1.56%) SAP FI
8 6 (1.17%) BASE24
8 6 (1.17%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (0.97%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 5 (0.97%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 5 (0.97%) SAP BPC
9 5 (0.97%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.97%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.97%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.78%) SAP GRC
10 4 (0.78%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (1.17%) SaaS
2 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.78%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.39%) IaaS
5 2 (0.39%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.19%) GitHub
6 1 (0.19%) Office 365
6 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.31%) Firewall
2 14 (2.73%) Network Security
3 7 (1.36%) LAN
3 7 (1.36%) WAN
4 6 (1.17%) ATM
5 5 (0.97%) DNS
6 4 (0.78%) VoIP
7 3 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.58%) DHCP
7 3 (0.58%) Internet
7 3 (0.58%) SSL
8 2 (0.39%) Extranet
8 2 (0.39%) FTP
8 2 (0.39%) HTTP
8 2 (0.39%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.39%) LDAP
8 2 (0.39%) SAN
8 2 (0.39%) SMTP
8 2 (0.39%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (2.73%) Oracle Database
3 14 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (2.53%) SAP BW
4 13 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (1.95%) MySQL
7 9 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (1.75%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.56%) Big Data
8 8 (1.56%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.36%) DB2
9 7 (1.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 7 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.17%) OLAP
10 6 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.36%) Git (software)
1 7 (1.36%) JIRA
1 7 (1.36%) JUnit
2 6 (1.17%) Cucumber
2 6 (1.17%) Selenium
3 5 (0.97%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.58%) Gradle
4 3 (0.58%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.58%) TestNG
5 2 (0.39%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.39%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.39%) JBehave
5 2 (0.39%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (0.39%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.39%) Maven
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.39%) Subversion
5 2 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 72 (14.04%) Banking
2 27 (5.26%) Marketing
3 26 (5.07%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.48%) Retail
5 18 (3.51%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.92%) Electronics
7 14 (2.73%) Law
8 12 (2.34%) Investment Banking
8 12 (2.34%) Legal
9 9 (1.75%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.56%) General Ledger
11 6 (1.17%) Back Office
12 5 (0.97%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.78%) Advertising
13 4 (0.78%) Front Office
14 3 (0.58%) Publishing
15 2 (0.39%) Billing
15 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.19%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (23.00%) Analyst
2 75 (14.62%) Developer
3 63 (12.28%) Consultant
4 56 (10.92%) Project Manager
5 43 (8.38%) Architect
6 30 (5.85%) Operations Analyst
7 29 (5.65%) Mainframe Analyst
7 29 (5.65%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
8 25 (4.87%) Java Developer
9 22 (4.29%) Business Analyst
10 13 (2.53%) Administrator
11 12 (2.34%) Security Consultant
11 12 (2.34%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (2.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 11 (2.14%) Financial Analyst
12 11 (2.14%) Senior Developer
13 10 (1.95%) Oracle Consultant
13 10 (1.95%) Support Analyst
13 10 (1.95%) Test Manager
14 9 (1.75%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.31%) J2EE
1 17 (3.31%) Web Services
2 15 (2.92%) .NET
3 12 (2.34%) Hibernate
3 12 (2.34%) HTML
4 11 (2.14%) JSON
4 11 (2.14%) SOAP
4 11 (2.14%) Spring
5 9 (1.75%) CSS
5 9 (1.75%) XML
6 8 (1.56%) AngularJS
6 8 (1.56%) Middleware
7 7 (1.36%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.17%) HTML5
9 5 (0.97%) jQuery
9 5 (0.97%) JSP
9 5 (0.97%) REST
10 4 (0.78%) Struts
10 4 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (0.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.16%) Mainframe
2 41 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.24%) Data Centre
4 12 (2.34%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.36%) Tandem
6 6 (1.17%) EMV
6 6 (1.17%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (0.97%) User Experience
8 4 (0.78%) Clustering
8 4 (0.78%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.78%) e-Learning
8 4 (0.78%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.58%) EFT
9 3 (0.58%) Fintech
9 3 (0.58%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.58%) PKI
9 3 (0.58%) Replication
9 3 (0.58%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.58%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 39 (7.60%) Windows
2 30 (5.85%) Unix
3 24 (4.68%) Linux
4 10 (1.95%) AIX
5 9 (1.75%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.36%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.97%) Android
7 5 (0.97%) HPUX
8 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.58%) zOS
9 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.19%) CentOS
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Solaris
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (12.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 63 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 56 (10.92%) Project Management
5 44 (8.58%) Migration
6 26 (5.07%) Change Management
7 25 (4.87%) ETL
8 23 (4.48%) Risk Management
8 23 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (4.09%) ITIL
9 21 (4.09%) Programme Management
9 21 (4.09%) Workflow
10 19 (3.70%) E-Commerce
11 17 (3.31%) Business Analysis
11 17 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (3.31%) Data Management
12 16 (3.12%) Digital Marketing
12 16 (3.12%) ERP
12 16 (3.12%) Validation
13 15 (2.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 73 (14.23%) SQL
2 48 (9.36%) Java
3 30 (5.85%) JavaScript
4 13 (2.53%) C#
5 11 (2.14%) Python
6 8 (1.56%) T-SQL
6 8 (1.56%) VBA
7 7 (1.36%) COBOL
8 6 (1.17%) Groovy
8 6 (1.17%) Ruby
9 4 (0.78%) C
10 3 (0.58%) PHP
10 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.39%) C++
11 2 (0.39%) F#
11 2 (0.39%) Go
11 2 (0.39%) JCL
11 2 (0.39%) Perl
12 1 (0.19%) Scala
12 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (2.92%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.14%) ISEB
2 11 (2.14%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.75%) CISSP
4 8 (1.56%) CISM
5 7 (1.36%) Degree
6 5 (0.97%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.78%) ACCA
7 4 (0.78%) CIMA
7 4 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.58%) CISA
8 3 (0.58%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.39%) APMP
9 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.39%) PMP
9 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.53%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.75%) QA
4 5 (0.97%) COBIT
5 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.39%) SLA
7 1 (0.19%) GMP
7 1 (0.19%) P3O
7 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (3.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (0.97%) XenDesktop
3 4 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.58%) Docker
5 2 (0.39%) KVM
5 2 (0.39%) XenApp
6 1 (0.19%) NFS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.19%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.19%) Varnish
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (1.95%) Puppet
2 8 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (1.36%) SCCM
4 6 (1.17%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.97%) WSUS
6 3 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.39%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.39%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.39%) Nagios
7 2 (0.39%) Salt
8 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.19%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.19%) OpenView
8 1 (0.19%) SCOM
8 1 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 75 (14.62%) Oracle
2 53 (10.33%) SAP
3 39 (7.60%) Microsoft
4 30 (5.85%) CA
5 14 (2.73%) IBM
6 12 (2.34%) Splunk
7 10 (1.95%) Cisco
7 10 (1.95%) Citrix
8 9 (1.75%) CheckPoint
9 8 (1.56%) Intel Security
10 7 (1.36%) Google
10 7 (1.36%) HP
10 7 (1.36%) WorldPay
11 6 (1.17%) Informatica
12 5 (0.97%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.97%) VMware
13 4 (0.78%) Concur
13 4 (0.78%) Kofax
13 4 (0.78%) NetIQ
13 4 (0.78%) Perforce
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