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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 335 420 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.84% 28.13% 22.57%
As % of the General category 53.95% 70.47% 62.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 253 159
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
- +0.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £27.50 £18.48 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.80% -21.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.94%
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
621 596 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.93% 39.92% 36.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 331 257
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.98 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -32.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.53 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £18.79 £64.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -7 13 £450 +15.01% 19
Oldham +1 6 £300 -25.00%
Bolton +2 5 £400 +33.33% 1
Sale - 1 £425 -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 170 (26.03%) Banking
2 109 (16.69%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (14.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 78 (11.94%) Project Management
5 75 (11.49%) Java
6 60 (9.19%) Windows
7 52 (7.96%) Oracle
8 47 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
9 46 (7.04%) Microsoft
10 45 (6.89%) MS Excel
10 45 (6.89%) Retail
11 44 (6.74%) Migration
11 44 (6.74%) Data Centre
12 41 (6.28%) Active Directory
12 41 (6.28%) JavaScript
12 41 (6.28%) SQL
13 38 (5.82%) ITIL
14 37 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (5.51%) Programme Management
16 35 (5.36%) XML
17 34 (5.21%) Web Services
17 34 (5.21%) J2EE
17 34 (5.21%) Risk Management
18 33 (5.05%) SAP
18 33 (5.05%) PRINCE2
18 33 (5.05%) Mainframe
19 31 (4.75%) Information Security
20 30 (4.59%) Legal
21 28 (4.29%) Scrum
21 28 (4.29%) Unix

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 20 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.45%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (1.68%) SAS
4 9 (1.38%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (0.61%) CICS
6 4 (0.61%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.46%) Apache
7 3 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.31%) CMS
8 2 (0.31%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.31%) JBoss
8 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 45 (6.89%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.29%) MS Office
3 20 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (2.45%) MS Project
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.45%) Unit4 Business World
2 15 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.92%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 5 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.77%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 4 (0.61%) BASE24
5 4 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.46%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.31%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.31%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.61%) Office 365
3 2 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.98%) Firewall
2 17 (2.60%) Network Security
3 6 (0.92%) DNS
3 6 (0.92%) FTP
3 6 (0.92%) HTTP
3 6 (0.92%) LAN
3 6 (0.92%) SAN
3 6 (0.92%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.92%) VPN
4 5 (0.77%) LDAP
5 4 (0.61%) ATM
5 4 (0.61%) DHCP
5 4 (0.61%) Intranet
5 4 (0.61%) SSL
6 3 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.46%) Extranet
6 3 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (0.46%) Internet
6 3 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.38%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.07%) DB2
5 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.46%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.46%) MS Access
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (0.46%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.31%) FileMaker
8 2 (0.31%) GIS
8 2 (0.31%) MySQL
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.31%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (1.84%) Selenium
2 9 (1.38%) JIRA
3 7 (1.07%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.77%) Ant
4 5 (0.77%) Cucumber
4 5 (0.77%) Gradle
4 5 (0.77%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.77%) JUnit
4 5 (0.77%) PeopleTools
5 4 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.61%) Subversion
6 3 (0.46%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.46%) VersionOne
7 2 (0.31%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.31%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.31%) Maven
7 2 (0.31%) Toad
7 2 (0.31%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.15%) Mockito
8 1 (0.15%) Spock
General
1 170 (26.03%) Banking
2 45 (6.89%) Retail
3 30 (4.59%) Legal
4 25 (3.83%) Law
4 25 (3.83%) Marketing
5 22 (3.37%) Retail Banking
6 21 (3.22%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.60%) Manufacturing
8 15 (2.30%) Electronics
8 15 (2.30%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.53%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.61%) Front Office
11 3 (0.46%) French Language
12 2 (0.31%) Advertising
12 2 (0.31%) Billing
12 2 (0.31%) Games
12 2 (0.31%) German Language
12 2 (0.31%) International Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 152 (23.28%) Analyst
2 90 (13.78%) Developer
3 89 (13.63%) Project Manager
4 53 (8.12%) Architect
4 53 (8.12%) Business Analyst
5 46 (7.04%) Consultant
6 32 (4.90%) Java Developer
7 28 (4.29%) IT Manager
8 19 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (2.60%) Operations Analyst
9 17 (2.60%) Programme Manager
9 17 (2.60%) Test Analyst
10 16 (2.45%) Banking Analyst
10 16 (2.45%) Risk Manager
10 16 (2.45%) Security Consultant
10 16 (2.45%) Security Manager
11 15 (2.30%) Infrastructure Manager
11 15 (2.30%) PMO Analyst
11 15 (2.30%) Service Analyst
12 14 (2.14%) IT Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.36%) XML
2 34 (5.21%) J2EE
2 34 (5.21%) Web Services
3 28 (4.29%) CSS
4 24 (3.68%) Spring
5 23 (3.52%) HTML
6 22 (3.37%) .NET
7 17 (2.60%) jQuery
7 17 (2.60%) Middleware
8 16 (2.45%) SOAP
8 16 (2.45%) XSLT
9 15 (2.30%) Hibernate
10 14 (2.14%) JDBC
11 13 (1.99%) JSON
12 11 (1.68%) AngularJS
13 9 (1.38%) HTML5
13 9 (1.38%) RESTful
14 8 (1.23%) REST
15 7 (1.07%) Ajax
15 7 (1.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.74%) Data Centre
3 33 (5.05%) Mainframe
4 15 (2.30%) User Experience
5 14 (2.14%) Cryptography
6 12 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.68%) Blackberry
7 11 (1.68%) Online Banking
8 8 (1.23%) PKI
9 7 (1.07%) Clustering
10 5 (0.77%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.77%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (0.77%) PMI
10 5 (0.77%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.61%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.61%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.61%) EMV
11 4 (0.61%) Health Informatics
11 4 (0.61%) Informatics
11 4 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 60 (9.19%) Windows
2 28 (4.29%) Unix
3 18 (2.76%) Linux
4 14 (2.14%) Windows 7
5 12 (1.84%) AIX
6 11 (1.68%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.23%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.07%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.77%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.77%) zOS
11 4 (0.61%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.31%) Android
12 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.31%) Solaris
13 1 (0.15%) CentOS
13 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (16.69%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (14.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 78 (11.94%) Project Management
4 44 (6.74%) Migration
5 38 (5.82%) ITIL
6 37 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (5.51%) Programme Management
8 34 (5.21%) Risk Management
9 33 (5.05%) PRINCE2
10 31 (4.75%) Information Security
11 28 (4.29%) Business Analysis
11 28 (4.29%) Scrum
12 26 (3.98%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (3.83%) Change Management
14 24 (3.68%) TDD
15 23 (3.52%) E-Commerce
16 22 (3.37%) CRM
17 20 (3.06%) Cybersecurity
17 20 (3.06%) ERP
17 20 (3.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 75 (11.49%) Java
2 41 (6.28%) JavaScript
2 41 (6.28%) SQL
3 11 (1.68%) C#
3 11 (1.68%) Shell Script
4 8 (1.23%) PHP
5 7 (1.07%) Python
5 7 (1.07%) VBA
6 6 (0.92%) C
6 6 (0.92%) PL/SQL
6 6 (0.92%) PowerShell
6 6 (0.92%) VB.NET
7 5 (0.77%) COBOL
7 5 (0.77%) Groovy
7 5 (0.77%) PeopleCode
7 5 (0.77%) SQR
8 4 (0.61%) Ruby
8 4 (0.61%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.46%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.46%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (3.83%) Degree
2 15 (2.30%) ISEB
3 11 (1.68%) CISM
3 11 (1.68%) CISSP
3 11 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.53%) PMI Certification
4 10 (1.53%) PMP
4 10 (1.53%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.38%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.38%) MCDST
6 6 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (0.92%) MOS
6 6 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.77%) MCP
7 5 (0.77%) PgMP
7 5 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.61%) CISA
8 4 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.06%) QA
2 15 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.99%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.92%) AIFMD
4 6 (0.92%) COBIT
4 6 (0.92%) SLA
4 6 (0.92%) UCITS
5 4 (0.61%) P3O
6 3 (0.46%) COSO
7 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) GMP
System Software
1 41 (6.28%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.46%) RACF
5 2 (0.31%) Docker
5 2 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.15%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.61%) SCCM
3 4 (0.61%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (0.46%) Puppet
4 3 (0.46%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.31%) Ansible
5 2 (0.31%) DameWare
5 2 (0.31%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.31%) Mesos
5 2 (0.31%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.31%) WMI
5 2 (0.31%) zSecure
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 52 (7.96%) Oracle
2 46 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 33 (5.05%) SAP
4 20 (3.06%) IBM
5 17 (2.60%) Cisco
5 17 (2.60%) Citrix
5 17 (2.60%) VMware
6 14 (2.14%) Splunk
6 14 (2.14%) Symantec
7 11 (1.68%) CA
8 10 (1.53%) Intel Security
9 9 (1.38%) HP
10 8 (1.23%) F5
11 7 (1.07%) CheckPoint
12 6 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
13 4 (0.61%) EMC
13 4 (0.61%) IronPort
13 4 (0.61%) Lotus
13 4 (0.61%) Progress
14 3 (0.46%) Qualys
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Rate: Unspecified competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Rate: £320 - £400 per day +
Posted: 7 hours ago
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eCom Recruitment
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Maclean Moore Consulting
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
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Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £459 per day
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Rate: From £350 to £425 per annum
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Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
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