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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 335 347 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.49% 24.30% 18.40%
As % of the General category 58.46% 61.63% 58.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 183 121
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £586 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £18.99 £18.00 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +6.45%
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
573 563 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.62% 39.43% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 324 204
Average daily rate £390 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 11
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £12.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +47.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £23.75 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheadle -1 3 £425 -1.16% 2
Bolton -7 3 £380 +26.66% 1
Stockport -10 3 £530 +76.66% 19
Altrincham -1 1 £370 -2.63% 7
Salford -4 1 £250 -36.70% 1
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 217 (26.08%) Banking
2 121 (14.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 108 (12.98%) Migration
4 102 (12.26%) Project Management
5 99 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (11.78%) SQL
7 80 (9.62%) Retail
8 77 (9.25%) Oracle
9 66 (7.93%) Microsoft
9 66 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
10 63 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
10 63 (7.57%) SAS
11 53 (6.37%) Telecoms
12 52 (6.25%) Mainframe
13 51 (6.13%) Java
14 49 (5.89%) PRINCE2
15 48 (5.77%) MS Excel
16 47 (5.65%) SAP
17 42 (5.05%) Data Centre
18 41 (4.93%) Retail Banking
19 40 (4.81%) Windows
19 40 (4.81%) Risk Management
20 39 (4.69%) SQL Server
20 39 (4.69%) Degree
21 38 (4.57%) Unix
22 37 (4.45%) MS Office
23 36 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
24 35 (4.21%) Analytics
25 34 (4.09%) ETL
25 34 (4.09%) JavaScript

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 63 (7.57%) SAS
2 15 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.68%) WebSphere
4 7 (0.84%) CICS
5 6 (0.72%) IBM Domino
5 6 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.60%) JBoss
7 4 (0.48%) Apache
7 4 (0.48%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.36%) LiveLink
8 3 (0.36%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.36%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.24%) Confluence
9 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 1 (0.12%) IIS
10 1 (0.12%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 48 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.45%) MS Office
3 28 (3.37%) MS Project
4 9 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.36%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (1.44%) SAP BPC
4 9 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (0.72%) Unica
7 6 (0.72%) Unit4 Business World
8 5 (0.60%) BASE24
8 5 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.60%) Sage X3
9 4 (0.48%) HFM
9 4 (0.48%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.36%) SAP CO
10 3 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.48%) PaaS
2 3 (0.36%) SaaS
3 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.04%) Firewall
2 10 (1.20%) LAN
2 10 (1.20%) Network Security
3 7 (0.84%) Internet
3 7 (0.84%) WAN
4 6 (0.72%) ATM
4 6 (0.72%) HTTP
4 6 (0.72%) SAN
5 5 (0.60%) Intranet
5 5 (0.60%) Wireless
6 4 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (0.48%) LDAP
6 4 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.36%) 4G
7 3 (0.36%) DHCP
7 3 (0.36%) DNS
7 3 (0.36%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.24%) ISDN
8 2 (0.24%) VoIP
8 2 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (3.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 23 (2.76%) Base SAS
5 21 (2.52%) OLAP
6 20 (2.40%) Oracle Database
7 19 (2.28%) SAP BW
8 18 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
10 15 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (1.56%) OLAP Cube
11 13 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
12 12 (1.44%) Oracle ODI
12 12 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (1.20%) DB2
15 9 (1.08%) SAS EBI
15 9 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 7 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 15 (1.80%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.56%) Subversion
3 12 (1.44%) Selenium
4 10 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.96%) JIRA
6 7 (0.84%) Maven
6 7 (0.84%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.48%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.48%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.36%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 3 (0.36%) Toad
10 2 (0.24%) Ant
10 2 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.24%) Gradle
10 2 (0.24%) JBehave
10 2 (0.24%) Lombardi
10 2 (0.24%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.12%) JUnit
General
1 217 (26.08%) Banking
2 80 (9.62%) Retail
3 53 (6.37%) Telecoms
4 41 (4.93%) Retail Banking
5 28 (3.37%) Legal
6 27 (3.25%) Marketing
7 23 (2.76%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.68%) Law
9 13 (1.56%) Electronics
10 11 (1.32%) Games
11 10 (1.20%) Advertising
12 8 (0.96%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.84%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.48%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.36%) Front Office
15 3 (0.36%) Local Government
16 1 (0.12%) Back Office
16 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.12%) Interactive Media
16 1 (0.12%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 214 (25.72%) Analyst
2 106 (12.74%) Developer
3 95 (11.42%) Project Manager
4 90 (10.82%) Consultant
5 84 (10.10%) Architect
6 80 (9.62%) Business Analyst
7 41 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
8 33 (3.97%) SAS Developer
9 29 (3.49%) IT Manager
10 24 (2.88%) Test Analyst
11 23 (2.76%) Banking Analyst
12 22 (2.64%) Java Developer
13 19 (2.28%) Data Analyst
14 18 (2.16%) Programme Manager
14 18 (2.16%) SAP Consultant
15 17 (2.04%) Senior Manager
15 17 (2.04%) Technical Analyst
16 15 (1.80%) Delivery Manager
16 15 (1.80%) Infrastructure Manager
16 15 (1.80%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.13%) HTML
1 26 (3.13%) Middleware
2 24 (2.88%) .NET
3 23 (2.76%) XML
4 21 (2.52%) CSS
4 21 (2.52%) jQuery
5 18 (2.16%) J2EE
6 17 (2.04%) HTML5
7 15 (1.80%) AngularJS
7 15 (1.80%) Web Services
8 12 (1.44%) Java EE
9 10 (1.20%) Java EE 5
9 10 (1.20%) JSON
9 10 (1.20%) Spring
10 8 (0.96%) IBM Integration Bus
11 6 (0.72%) CSS3
11 6 (0.72%) REST
11 6 (0.72%) WSDL
11 6 (0.72%) XSLT
12 5 (0.60%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 42 (5.05%) Data Centre
4 14 (1.68%) Credit Risk
5 13 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.44%) Data Integration
7 11 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
8 10 (1.20%) Clustering
9 8 (0.96%) User Experience
10 7 (0.84%) PMI
11 6 (0.72%) Video on Demand
11 6 (0.72%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.60%) CMDB
12 5 (0.60%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.60%) EMV
12 5 (0.60%) Tandem
13 4 (0.48%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.48%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.48%) Replication
13 4 (0.48%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (4.81%) Windows
2 38 (4.57%) Unix
3 31 (3.73%) Linux
4 24 (2.88%) AIX
5 13 (1.56%) Windows XP
6 9 (1.08%) Windows Vista
7 7 (0.84%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.60%) Solaris
8 5 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.60%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.36%) HPUX
9 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.36%) zOS
10 2 (0.24%) NetWare
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (14.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 108 (12.98%) Migration
3 102 (12.26%) Project Management
4 99 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (5.89%) PRINCE2
7 40 (4.81%) Risk Management
8 35 (4.21%) Analytics
9 34 (4.09%) ETL
10 33 (3.97%) ITIL
11 32 (3.85%) Data Migration
12 31 (3.73%) Data Modelling
13 30 (3.61%) ERP
13 30 (3.61%) Programme Management
13 30 (3.61%) Waterfall
14 27 (3.25%) User Acceptance Testing
15 26 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 25 (3.00%) Change Management
16 25 (3.00%) Test Scripting
17 24 (2.88%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 98 (11.78%) SQL
2 51 (6.13%) Java
3 34 (4.09%) JavaScript
4 23 (2.76%) C#
5 21 (2.52%) T-SQL
6 11 (1.32%) C
7 9 (1.08%) Objective-C
8 8 (0.96%) C++
9 7 (0.84%) ABAP
9 7 (0.84%) COBOL
10 6 (0.72%) PHP
11 5 (0.60%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.60%) Ruby
12 4 (0.48%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.48%) Scala
12 4 (0.48%) XPath
13 3 (0.36%) Python
13 3 (0.36%) SAS Macro
13 3 (0.36%) XAML
14 2 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (4.69%) Degree
2 30 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.64%) ISEB
4 20 (2.40%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.80%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.44%) PMP
7 10 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.20%) PMI Certification
8 9 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (0.96%) CISSP
10 7 (0.84%) PgMP
10 7 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.72%) CCNP
11 6 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.72%) CISM
12 5 (0.60%) CCIE
12 5 (0.60%) CISA
13 4 (0.48%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.52%) QA
2 13 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.96%) SLA
4 7 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.72%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.48%) COBIT
8 3 (0.36%) COSO
9 2 (0.24%) FATCA
10 1 (0.12%) IAS 39
10 1 (0.12%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.12%) P3O
10 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 13 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.48%) NetBackup
2 4 (0.48%) QRadar
2 4 (0.48%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.36%) Proventia
4 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.24%) SCCM
4 2 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.12%) Ansible
5 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.12%) Netcool
5 1 (0.12%) Puppet
5 1 (0.12%) SCOM
5 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (9.25%) Oracle
2 66 (7.93%) Microsoft
3 47 (5.65%) SAP
4 28 (3.37%) IBM
5 17 (2.04%) CA
5 17 (2.04%) HP
6 11 (1.32%) Citrix
6 11 (1.32%) Informatica
7 10 (1.20%) Cisco
8 8 (0.96%) Hyperion
8 8 (0.96%) Teradata
9 6 (0.72%) Sage
9 6 (0.72%) Symantec
9 6 (0.72%) Telerik
9 6 (0.72%) VMware
10 4 (0.48%) 3PAR
10 4 (0.48%) F5
10 4 (0.48%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.48%) Tableau
11 3 (0.36%) Xamarin
Manchester
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Posted: 12 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Long Term Contract
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Rate: £330 - £360 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 28 days ago