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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 433 286 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.12% 22.83% 21.83%
As % of the General category 70.87% 63.41% 56.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 160 110
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£388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 15
Average hourly rate £18.48 £23.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% +34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £10.80 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £72.00 £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +6.06%
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
611 451 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.68% 35.99% 38.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 255 191
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 22
Average hourly rate £15.98 £23.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.02% +59.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £15.85 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.79 £64.00 £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.11
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Stockport 0 6 £409 -0.90% 12
Bolton -2 5 £300 - 3
Oldham 0 3 £400 +14.28% 2
Altrincham - 1 - - 7
Wigan - 1 - - 1
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 194 (22.15%) Banking
2 158 (18.04%) Project Management
3 122 (13.93%) Oracle
4 103 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 95 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (10.84%) SQL
6 94 (10.73%) PRINCE2
7 74 (8.45%) Retail
8 66 (7.53%) Microsoft
9 62 (7.08%) Migration
10 61 (6.96%) Programme Management
11 59 (6.74%) Oracle EBS
12 55 (6.28%) ITIL
12 55 (6.28%) SAP
12 55 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
13 49 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
14 48 (5.48%) MS Project
14 48 (5.48%) Telecoms
14 48 (5.48%) Business Analysis
15 47 (5.37%) UNIX
16 46 (5.25%) MS Excel
17 45 (5.14%) Windows
18 44 (5.02%) MS Office
18 44 (5.02%) Oracle EBS R12
19 42 (4.79%) Degree
20 40 (4.57%) Risk Management
21 38 (4.34%) Data Migration
22 36 (4.11%) SQL Server
23 34 (3.88%) CRM
24 32 (3.65%) Java

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 32 (3.65%) SAS
2 16 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.14%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.03%) CICS
5 6 (0.68%) NetWeaver
5 6 (0.68%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.57%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.46%) Lync
7 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.34%) IIS
8 3 (0.34%) Confluence
9 2 (0.23%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.23%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.23%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.23%) CMS
9 2 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 48 (5.48%) MS Project
2 46 (5.25%) MS Excel
3 44 (5.02%) MS Office
4 31 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 59 (6.74%) Oracle EBS
2 44 (5.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 23 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
4 22 (2.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 21 (2.40%) Oracle General Ledger
6 17 (1.94%) Oracle Payables
7 15 (1.71%) Oracle Receivables
8 10 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
8 10 (1.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 9 (1.03%) Oracle Assets
9 9 (1.03%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 8 (0.91%) Oracle Cash Management
10 8 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (0.91%) Agresso
11 7 (0.80%) Oracle Payroll
12 6 (0.68%) Oracle iProcurement
12 6 (0.68%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
13 5 (0.57%) SAP SRM
14 4 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
14 4 (0.46%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.23%) PaaS
2 2 (0.23%) Office 365
3 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.11%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.80%) TCP/IP
2 6 (0.68%) SAN
3 5 (0.57%) Intranet
3 5 (0.57%) Internet
3 5 (0.57%) LAN
4 4 (0.46%) WAN
4 4 (0.46%) DHCP
4 4 (0.46%) DNS
4 4 (0.46%) Firewall
5 3 (0.34%) Wireless
5 3 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.34%) Network Security
6 2 (0.23%) NAS
6 2 (0.23%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.23%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.23%) RTP
6 2 (0.23%) FTP
7 1 (0.11%) VPN
7 1 (0.11%) SMS
7 1 (0.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (2.40%) Oracle Database
4 18 (2.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 18 (2.05%) Oracle BI EE
5 12 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.14%) Base SAS
8 9 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (1.03%) OLAP
8 9 (1.03%) OLAP Cube
9 8 (0.91%) DB2
9 8 (0.91%) SAP BW
9 8 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (0.80%) Oracle Discoverer
11 6 (0.68%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.68%) DataStage
11 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (0.80%) JIRA
2 6 (0.68%) Subversion
2 6 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (0.57%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.57%) Rational Performance Tester
3 5 (0.57%) Rational Functional Tester
3 5 (0.57%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.57%) Axure RP
3 5 (0.57%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.34%) Moq
5 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.23%) Lombardi
5 2 (0.23%) Xcode
5 2 (0.23%) JUnit
5 2 (0.23%) Toad
6 1 (0.11%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.11%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.11%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.11%) Rational Robot
General
1 194 (22.15%) Banking
2 74 (8.45%) Retail
3 48 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 31 (3.54%) Marketing
5 30 (3.42%) Manufacturing
6 29 (3.31%) Retail Banking
7 28 (3.20%) Legal
8 23 (2.63%) General Ledger
9 21 (2.40%) Local Government
10 20 (2.28%) Electronics
11 12 (1.37%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.46%) Back Office
12 4 (0.46%) Advertising
13 3 (0.34%) Law
14 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.23%) Billing
14 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Publishing
15 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 205 (23.40%) Analyst
2 156 (17.81%) Project Manager
3 104 (11.87%) Business Analyst
4 92 (10.50%) Consultant
5 84 (9.59%) Developer
6 67 (7.65%) Architect
7 39 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
8 28 (3.20%) Oracle Consultant
9 26 (2.97%) Senior Manager
9 26 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
10 24 (2.74%) Programme Manager
11 22 (2.51%) Infrastructure Manager
11 22 (2.51%) Data Analyst
12 21 (2.40%) Senior Business Analyst
13 17 (1.94%) Functional Consultant
13 17 (1.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 17 (1.94%) Senior Project Manager
14 16 (1.83%) IT Project Manager
15 14 (1.60%) Test Manager
15 14 (1.60%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.08%) .NET
2 26 (2.97%) XML
2 26 (2.97%) Middleware
3 22 (2.51%) HTML
4 19 (2.17%) CSS
5 17 (1.94%) J2EE
6 15 (1.71%) Web Services
7 13 (1.48%) WCF
8 12 (1.37%) Spring
9 11 (1.26%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (1.14%) jQuery
11 9 (1.03%) HTML5
11 9 (1.03%) JSON
12 7 (0.80%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.80%) XSD
12 7 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (0.68%) AngularJS
13 6 (0.68%) XML Messaging
14 5 (0.57%) SOAP
14 5 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (3.65%) Mainframe
3 21 (2.40%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.28%) DTV
5 13 (1.48%) Credit Risk
6 11 (1.26%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.03%) User Experience
7 9 (1.03%) Life Science
8 8 (0.91%) VSAM
9 7 (0.80%) IBM Mainframe
10 6 (0.68%) FMCG
10 6 (0.68%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.68%) Clustering
11 5 (0.57%) E-Learning
11 5 (0.57%) PMI
11 5 (0.57%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.57%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.46%) BYOD
12 4 (0.46%) Social Network
12 4 (0.46%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 47 (5.37%) UNIX
2 45 (5.14%) Windows
3 25 (2.85%) Linux
4 17 (1.94%) AIX
5 10 (1.14%) Solaris
6 9 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.80%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.68%) Android
9 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.34%) zOS
11 2 (0.23%) HPUX
11 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.23%) VMS
12 1 (0.11%) CentOS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (18.04%) Project Management
2 103 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 95 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (10.73%) PRINCE2
5 62 (7.08%) Migration
6 61 (6.96%) Programme Management
7 55 (6.28%) ITIL
8 49 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
9 48 (5.48%) Business Analysis
10 40 (4.57%) Risk Management
11 38 (4.34%) Data Migration
12 34 (3.88%) CRM
13 32 (3.65%) Scrum
14 30 (3.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 30 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
15 29 (3.31%) Change Management
16 28 (3.20%) Service Delivery
17 27 (3.08%) ERP
18 24 (2.74%) Data Analysis
19 23 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (10.84%) SQL
2 32 (3.65%) Java
3 27 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 18 (2.05%) C#
5 16 (1.83%) PL/SQL
6 10 (1.14%) C
6 10 (1.14%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.03%) COBOL
7 9 (1.03%) VBA
7 9 (1.03%) JCL
8 5 (0.57%) REXX
8 5 (0.57%) ABAP
9 3 (0.34%) VB
9 3 (0.34%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.23%) C++
10 2 (0.23%) VBScript
10 2 (0.23%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.23%) Ruby
10 2 (0.23%) X++
10 2 (0.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (4.79%) Degree
2 30 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 23 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 22 (2.51%) ISEB
6 17 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.03%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.80%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (0.46%) CCA
12 3 (0.34%) ACCA
12 3 (0.34%) CIMA
12 3 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.23%) MBA
13 2 (0.23%) PMP
13 2 (0.23%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.26%) QA
2 8 (0.91%) P3O
3 7 (0.80%) SLA
4 4 (0.46%) FINREP
5 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.34%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.23%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) GAAP
7 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.11%) FATCA
7 1 (0.11%) GMP
System Software
1 11 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.57%) NFS
4 3 (0.34%) RACF
4 3 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.23%) vSphere
5 2 (0.23%) XenApp
5 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.34%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.23%) SCOM
2 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.23%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.23%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.11%) SCCM
3 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.11%) Ansible
3 1 (0.11%) Puppet
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.11%) MOM
3 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.11%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (0.11%) Nagios
3 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 122 (13.93%) Oracle
2 66 (7.53%) Microsoft
3 55 (6.28%) SAP
4 31 (3.54%) IBM
5 18 (2.05%) VMware
6 17 (1.94%) Business Objects
7 16 (1.83%) Citrix
8 15 (1.71%) Teradata
9 14 (1.60%) HP
10 11 (1.26%) Hyperion
11 9 (1.03%) CA
12 8 (0.91%) TIBCO
13 7 (0.80%) Cisco
14 6 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
14 6 (0.68%) Sybase
14 6 (0.68%) Symantec
14 6 (0.68%) Twitter
15 5 (0.57%) Green Hat
15 5 (0.57%) Amdocs
16 4 (0.46%) Veeam
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