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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 298 507 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.31% 28.23% 19.41%
As % of the General category 51.92% 67.51% 58.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 288 139
Median daily rate £434 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.37% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £12.98 £18.48 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.76% +2.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.63 £21.53 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.48% +30.45%
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
574 751 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.42% 41.82% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 415 252
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £27.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.19% +59.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.04 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.25 £30.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -9 6 £431 +43.75% 9
Bolton -5 4 £381 +27.08% 1
Altrincham +2 1 £370 -5.12% 3
Wigan -2 1 - - 1
Salford -12 1 £350 -33.96% 5
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 144 (22.93%) Banking
2 98 (15.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 88 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (12.74%) Project Management
5 73 (11.62%) Oracle
6 67 (10.67%) Java
7 57 (9.08%) Mainframe
8 56 (8.92%) SQL
9 52 (8.28%) Windows
10 49 (7.80%) Microsoft
11 45 (7.17%) MS Excel
11 45 (7.17%) Data Centre
12 43 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
12 43 (6.85%) Migration
13 39 (6.21%) Active Directory
14 38 (6.05%) Risk Management
14 38 (6.05%) Unix
15 36 (5.73%) Retail
16 35 (5.57%) CA
17 33 (5.25%) Change Management
17 33 (5.25%) ITIL
18 32 (5.10%) JavaScript
19 31 (4.94%) SAP
19 31 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
20 30 (4.78%) Web Services
20 30 (4.78%) Business Analysis
21 29 (4.62%) PRINCE2
22 27 (4.30%) J2EE
22 27 (4.30%) Information Security
23 25 (3.98%) MS Office

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 18 (2.87%) WebSphere
2 17 (2.71%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.75%) SAS
4 9 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (1.27%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.64%) Apache
7 4 (0.64%) CICS
7 4 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.64%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (0.64%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.48%) CMS
8 3 (0.48%) JBoss
9 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.32%) Commerce Server
9 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.32%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 45 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.98%) MS Office
3 19 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.39%) MS Project
5 2 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (3.50%) Unit4 Business World
2 9 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.96%) BASE24
4 6 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.64%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 4 (0.64%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 3 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.48%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.48%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.32%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.32%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.64%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.48%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.32%) Office 365
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.82%) Firewall
2 20 (3.18%) Network Security
3 7 (1.11%) HTTP
4 6 (0.96%) ATM
4 6 (0.96%) FTP
4 6 (0.96%) LDAP
5 5 (0.80%) Extranet
6 4 (0.64%) DNS
6 4 (0.64%) LAN
6 4 (0.64%) SSL
6 4 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.48%) DHCP
7 3 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.48%) VPN
7 3 (0.48%) WAN
8 2 (0.32%) Internet
8 2 (0.32%) SAN
8 2 (0.32%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.16%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.39%) Oracle Database
3 14 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (1.11%) DB2
7 6 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 4 (0.64%) MySQL
9 4 (0.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.48%) BigQuery
10 3 (0.48%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.48%) MS Access
10 3 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (0.48%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.48%) SAS EBI
10 3 (0.48%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 2 (0.32%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (1.43%) Selenium
2 7 (1.11%) JIRA
3 4 (0.64%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.64%) PeopleTools
4 3 (0.48%) JUnit
4 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.48%) VersionOne
5 2 (0.32%) Ant
5 2 (0.32%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.32%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.32%) Gradle
5 2 (0.32%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.32%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.32%) Toad
5 2 (0.32%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.16%) AppScan
6 1 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.16%) Maven
6 1 (0.16%) Xcode
General
1 144 (22.93%) Banking
2 36 (5.73%) Retail
3 22 (3.50%) Marketing
4 19 (3.03%) Law
5 18 (2.87%) Legal
6 16 (2.55%) Retail Banking
7 14 (2.23%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.91%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.75%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.59%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.43%) Electronics
12 5 (0.80%) Back Office
12 5 (0.80%) Front Office
13 4 (0.64%) Billing
14 3 (0.48%) Advertising
14 3 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.48%) International Banking
15 2 (0.32%) French Language
15 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 153 (24.36%) Analyst
2 83 (13.22%) Developer
2 83 (13.22%) Project Manager
3 50 (7.96%) Consultant
4 45 (7.17%) Architect
5 40 (6.37%) Business Analyst
6 39 (6.21%) Operations Analyst
7 32 (5.10%) Mainframe Analyst
7 32 (5.10%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
8 24 (3.82%) Java Developer
9 21 (3.34%) IT Manager
10 20 (3.18%) Security Consultant
11 16 (2.55%) Support Analyst
12 15 (2.39%) Business Manager
12 15 (2.39%) PMO Analyst
13 14 (2.23%) Administrator
13 14 (2.23%) Financial Analyst
13 14 (2.23%) Service Analyst
14 13 (2.07%) Programme Manager
14 13 (2.07%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.78%) Web Services
2 27 (4.30%) J2EE
3 24 (3.82%) XML
4 21 (3.34%) .NET
5 18 (2.87%) CSS
5 18 (2.87%) HTML
6 17 (2.71%) Middleware
7 15 (2.39%) Spring
8 13 (2.07%) Hibernate
8 13 (2.07%) SOAP
9 12 (1.91%) JSON
10 11 (1.75%) XSLT
11 8 (1.27%) JDBC
11 8 (1.27%) jQuery
12 7 (1.11%) JAXB
12 7 (1.11%) RESTful
12 7 (1.11%) Struts
13 6 (0.96%) HTML5
13 6 (0.96%) JSP
14 5 (0.80%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.08%) Mainframe
2 45 (7.17%) Data Centre
3 43 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.43%) Blackberry
5 9 (1.43%) Cryptography
6 8 (1.27%) Online Banking
6 8 (1.27%) PKI
6 8 (1.27%) User Experience
7 7 (1.11%) IBM Mainframe
7 7 (1.11%) Tandem
8 6 (0.96%) EMV
9 5 (0.80%) Clustering
9 5 (0.80%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.64%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.64%) Health Informatics
10 4 (0.64%) Informatics
10 4 (0.64%) IVR
10 4 (0.64%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.28%) Windows
2 38 (6.05%) Unix
3 18 (2.87%) Linux
4 10 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.43%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.11%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.96%) Windows 8
7 6 (0.96%) Windows XP
7 6 (0.96%) zOS
8 5 (0.80%) AIX
8 5 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.64%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.16%) Android
11 1 (0.16%) CentOS
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (15.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 88 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (12.74%) Project Management
4 43 (6.85%) Migration
5 38 (6.05%) Risk Management
6 33 (5.25%) Change Management
6 33 (5.25%) ITIL
7 31 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (4.78%) Business Analysis
9 29 (4.62%) PRINCE2
10 27 (4.30%) Information Security
11 25 (3.98%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (3.82%) E-Commerce
12 24 (3.82%) Service Delivery
13 22 (3.50%) Programme Management
14 20 (3.18%) Scrum
15 19 (3.03%) Coaching
15 19 (3.03%) SDLC
16 18 (2.87%) TDD
17 17 (2.71%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 67 (10.67%) Java
2 56 (8.92%) SQL
3 32 (5.10%) JavaScript
4 13 (2.07%) VBA
5 12 (1.91%) C#
6 9 (1.43%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.27%) Python
7 8 (1.27%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.11%) COBOL
9 6 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.80%) PHP
10 5 (0.80%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.64%) Groovy
11 4 (0.64%) PeopleCode
11 4 (0.64%) SQR
11 4 (0.64%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.48%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.48%) C
12 3 (0.48%) Perl
12 3 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (2.55%) Degree
2 14 (2.23%) ISEB
3 12 (1.91%) CISM
3 12 (1.91%) CISSP
4 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.11%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.11%) MCDST
6 6 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (0.96%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.80%) MCP
7 5 (0.80%) PMP
7 5 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.48%) ACCA
9 3 (0.48%) CIMA
9 3 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.48%) MOS
9 3 (0.48%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.32%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.71%) QA
2 13 (2.07%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.11%) COBIT
5 6 (0.96%) AIFMD
5 6 (0.96%) UCITS
6 4 (0.64%) SLA
7 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.48%) P3O
8 1 (0.16%) GMP
8 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 39 (6.21%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.48%) RACF
5 2 (0.32%) Docker
5 2 (0.32%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.16%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Management
1 8 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 6 (0.96%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.64%) Puppet
3 4 (0.64%) SCCM
4 3 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.48%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.32%) Ansible
5 2 (0.32%) DameWare
5 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.32%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.32%) Mesos
5 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.32%) WMI
5 2 (0.32%) zSecure
6 1 (0.16%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 73 (11.62%) Oracle
2 49 (7.80%) Microsoft
3 35 (5.57%) CA
4 31 (4.94%) SAP
5 23 (3.66%) IBM
6 18 (2.87%) VMware
7 16 (2.55%) Citrix
8 15 (2.39%) Splunk
9 13 (2.07%) Cisco
9 13 (2.07%) Symantec
10 12 (1.91%) Intel Security
11 8 (1.27%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.27%) F5
11 8 (1.27%) HP
12 5 (0.80%) Qualys
13 4 (0.64%) Google
13 4 (0.64%) IBM Sterling
13 4 (0.64%) Lotus
13 4 (0.64%) NetIQ
13 4 (0.64%) Veritas
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
BJSS Ltd
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 8 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago