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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 418 200 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.77% 15.90% 15.42%
As % of the General category 61.56% 52.36% 51.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 108 66
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £527 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.20 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.64 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £18.44 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -19.00%
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
679 382 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.86% 30.37% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 213 122
Average daily rate £400 £390 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £221 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 12
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.20 £9.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.71% +72.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £9.05 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £21.43 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 March 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 March 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 - 10 £300 -
Stockport +1 6 £388 - 11
Altrincham +3 4 £380 +30.58% 5
Bolton +2 4 £400 +23.07% 2
Cheadle -2 1 £430 -14.85%
Salford -4 1 £395 +5.33% 1
Rochdale - 1 £300 -
Sale - - - - 2
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 144 (19.83%) Banking
2 128 (17.63%) Project Management
3 104 (14.33%) SQL
4 94 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 86 (11.85%) Oracle
6 83 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (9.50%) PRINCE2
8 67 (9.23%) Microsoft
9 60 (8.26%) Retail
10 55 (7.58%) Programme Management
11 51 (7.02%) Windows
12 50 (6.89%) Migration
13 46 (6.34%) SAP
14 40 (5.51%) MS Office
14 40 (5.51%) ITIL
15 39 (5.37%) UNIX
16 38 (5.23%) Business Analysis
16 38 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
17 37 (5.10%) MS Excel
18 35 (4.82%) IBM
19 34 (4.68%) SQL Server
19 34 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
20 33 (4.55%) Mainframe
20 33 (4.55%) Telecoms
21 32 (4.41%) Change Management
21 32 (4.41%) MS Project
22 29 (3.99%) Java
22 29 (3.99%) Citrix
22 29 (3.99%) Risk Management
23 28 (3.86%) Service Delivery

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (3.86%) SAS
2 13 (1.79%) CICS
3 11 (1.52%) NetWeaver
3 11 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.38%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.41%) Lync
9 2 (0.28%) Confluence
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.28%) CMS
9 2 (0.28%) IIS
9 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.28%) MQSeries
Applications
1 40 (5.51%) MS Office
2 37 (5.10%) MS Excel
3 32 (4.41%) MS Project
4 24 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
7 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) InDesign
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 27 (3.72%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (2.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (2.34%) Oracle Financials
4 13 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (1.52%) SAP SRM
7 9 (1.24%) Oracle Payables
7 9 (1.24%) Agresso
8 7 (0.96%) SAP FI
8 7 (0.96%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (0.96%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
9 6 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 5 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.69%) SAP CO
10 5 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (0.55%) Oracle Retail
12 3 (0.41%) Oracle Payroll
13 2 (0.28%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.55%) Office 365
2 3 (0.41%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.79%) SAN
2 7 (0.96%) LAN
2 7 (0.96%) Firewall
3 6 (0.83%) Internet
3 6 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.69%) Intranet
5 4 (0.55%) NetScaler
5 4 (0.55%) WAN
6 3 (0.41%) Network Security
7 2 (0.28%) NAS
7 2 (0.28%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.28%) VoIP
7 2 (0.28%) DNS
8 1 (0.14%) SSL
8 1 (0.14%) DHCP
8 1 (0.14%) FTP
8 1 (0.14%) PBX
8 1 (0.14%) ATM
8 1 (0.14%) ISDN
8 1 (0.14%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (4.68%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.48%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 13 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (1.65%) SAP BW
6 11 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 11 (1.52%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.38%) Base SAS
7 10 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (1.10%) DB2
8 8 (1.10%) Oracle Discoverer
9 7 (0.96%) DataStage
9 7 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.83%) Oracle OWB
11 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.69%) Big Data
11 5 (0.69%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 7 (0.96%) Axure RP
2 6 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (0.83%) Subversion
2 6 (0.83%) JIRA
3 4 (0.55%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (0.41%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.41%) QAComplete
4 3 (0.41%) NUnit
5 2 (0.28%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (0.28%) JUnit
5 2 (0.28%) Xcode
5 2 (0.28%) Lombardi
6 1 (0.14%) Selenium
6 1 (0.14%) JBehave
6 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.14%) Moq
6 1 (0.14%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
General
1 144 (19.83%) Banking
2 60 (8.26%) Retail
3 33 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.03%) Retail Banking
5 21 (2.89%) Legal
6 19 (2.62%) Marketing
7 18 (2.48%) Manufacturing
8 16 (2.20%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.24%) General Ledger
9 9 (1.24%) Electronics
10 6 (0.83%) Local Government
10 6 (0.83%) Advertising
11 5 (0.69%) Law
12 4 (0.55%) Billing
12 4 (0.55%) Back Office
13 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.28%) Publishing
13 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.14%) French Language
14 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 161 (22.18%) Analyst
2 131 (18.04%) Project Manager
3 94 (12.95%) Business Analyst
4 73 (10.06%) Developer
5 54 (7.44%) Consultant
6 45 (6.20%) Architect
7 35 (4.82%) Programme Manager
8 28 (3.86%) Senior Manager
9 21 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (2.62%) DBA
11 18 (2.48%) Senior Project Manager
12 17 (2.34%) Infrastructure Manager
12 17 (2.34%) Senior Analyst
13 15 (2.07%) Senior Business Analyst
13 15 (2.07%) Data Analyst
13 15 (2.07%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 14 (1.93%) SAS Developer
14 14 (1.93%) IT Project Manager
14 14 (1.93%) PMO Consultant
14 14 (1.93%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.86%) .NET
2 17 (2.34%) CSS
2 17 (2.34%) XML
2 17 (2.34%) Middleware
3 16 (2.20%) HTML
4 10 (1.38%) J2EE
4 10 (1.38%) Spring
4 10 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (1.10%) Web Services
6 7 (0.96%) jQuery
7 6 (0.83%) .NET Framework
7 6 (0.83%) ASP.NET
7 6 (0.83%) CSS3
8 5 (0.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (0.55%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.55%) XML Messaging
9 4 (0.55%) HTML5
10 3 (0.41%) iOS SDK
10 3 (0.41%) Ajax
10 3 (0.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 16 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 13 (1.79%) VSAM
5 11 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
6 10 (1.38%) Life Science
6 10 (1.38%) User Experience
7 9 (1.24%) DTV
8 7 (0.96%) Data Structures
9 6 (0.83%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.69%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.55%) FMCG
11 4 (0.55%) SWIFT
11 4 (0.55%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.55%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.55%) Clustering
12 3 (0.41%) Derivative
12 3 (0.41%) Statistics
12 3 (0.41%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.41%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 51 (7.02%) Windows
2 39 (5.37%) UNIX
3 16 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (2.07%) AIX
5 12 (1.65%) Linux
6 11 (1.52%) Solaris
6 11 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 11 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.96%) Android
8 7 (0.96%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.41%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.41%) zOS
10 2 (0.28%) VMS
10 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (17.63%) Project Management
2 94 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 83 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (9.50%) PRINCE2
5 55 (7.58%) Programme Management
6 50 (6.89%) Migration
7 40 (5.51%) ITIL
8 38 (5.23%) Business Analysis
9 34 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (4.41%) Change Management
11 29 (3.99%) Risk Management
12 28 (3.86%) Service Delivery
13 23 (3.17%) Data Migration
14 22 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (3.03%) Matrix Management
15 21 (2.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 21 (2.89%) Data Analysis
16 20 (2.75%) User Acceptance Testing
17 16 (2.20%) Service Management
17 16 (2.20%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 104 (14.33%) SQL
2 29 (3.99%) Java
3 18 (2.48%) PL/SQL
4 17 (2.34%) JavaScript
5 15 (2.07%) C#
5 15 (2.07%) VBA
6 13 (1.79%) COBOL
7 10 (1.38%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.24%) REXX
9 7 (0.96%) Assembly Language
10 6 (0.83%) JCL
11 5 (0.69%) C
12 4 (0.55%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.55%) ABAP
13 3 (0.41%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.28%) VBScript
15 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.14%) SAS Macro
15 1 (0.14%) Caml Language
Qualifications
1 22 (3.03%) Degree
2 21 (2.89%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.07%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (1.10%) ISEB
7 6 (0.83%) CCNA
7 6 (0.83%) CISSP
7 6 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.69%) CCIA
8 5 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.69%) CCA
8 5 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (0.69%) CCEA
9 3 (0.41%) CISA
9 3 (0.41%) CISM
9 3 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.41%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.07%) QA
2 10 (1.38%) SLA
3 6 (0.83%) P3O
4 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.55%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.41%) COBIT
5 3 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.28%) FATCA
7 1 (0.14%) GxP
System Software
1 21 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.69%) XenServer
3 5 (0.69%) XenDesktop
3 5 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.41%) RACF
5 2 (0.28%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.28%) vSphere
5 2 (0.28%) UAG
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (0.55%) NetBackup
1 4 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (0.41%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.28%) SCCM
3 2 (0.28%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.14%) SCOM
4 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.14%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (0.14%) Nagios
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 86 (11.85%) Oracle
2 67 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 46 (6.34%) SAP
4 35 (4.82%) IBM
5 29 (3.99%) Citrix
6 28 (3.86%) VMware
7 18 (2.48%) Business Objects
8 11 (1.52%) Cisco
9 10 (1.38%) HP
10 9 (1.24%) CA
11 8 (1.10%) Cognos
11 8 (1.10%) Teradata
12 7 (0.96%) Avaloq
13 5 (0.69%) Symantec
14 4 (0.55%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.55%) Informatica
14 4 (0.55%) Sybase
14 4 (0.55%) 3PAR
14 4 (0.55%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.55%) Kony
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