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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 4 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 335 423 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.27% 25.62% 17.58%
As % of the General category 53.86% 62.57% 53.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 227 133
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £287 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -13.33%
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
622 676 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.91% 40.94% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 328 250
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £280 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Median hourly rate £29.25 £18.75 £18.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% +2.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £15.55 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £32.10 £96.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £26.74
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.48%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -3 11 £530 +30.06% 11
Altrincham +2 2 £370 +289.47% 7
Oldham +1 2 £300 -25.00%
Bolton +4 1 £200 -42.85% 3
Bury - 1 £463 -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 192 (28.66%) Banking
2 102 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 75 (11.19%) Java
5 71 (10.60%) Project Management
6 62 (9.25%) Windows
7 60 (8.96%) SQL
8 58 (8.66%) Migration
9 57 (8.51%) SAP
10 56 (8.36%) Microsoft
11 51 (7.61%) Oracle
12 50 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
13 49 (7.31%) JavaScript
13 49 (7.31%) MS Excel
14 48 (7.16%) Retail
15 42 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (6.12%) ITIL
17 39 (5.82%) XML
17 39 (5.82%) Active Directory
17 39 (5.82%) Programme Management
17 39 (5.82%) Data Centre
18 38 (5.67%) Degree
19 36 (5.37%) Risk Management
20 34 (5.07%) Information Security
20 34 (5.07%) J2EE
21 33 (4.93%) CSS
22 32 (4.78%) HTML
22 32 (4.78%) Legal
23 31 (4.63%) Web Services
24 30 (4.48%) .NET

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 22 (3.28%) SAS
2 19 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.94%) WebSphere
4 12 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (1.64%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.04%) CICS
7 5 (0.75%) Apache
7 5 (0.75%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.60%) NetWeaver
8 4 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.45%) JBoss
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.30%) CMS
10 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.30%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 49 (7.31%) MS Excel
2 30 (4.48%) MS Office
3 21 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (3.13%) MS Project
4 4 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (2.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.64%) SAP BPC
3 7 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.90%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 6 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.75%) BASE24
5 5 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.75%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 4 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.60%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.45%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.30%) SAP FI-AA
8 2 (0.30%) Unica
9 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.60%) Office 365
2 3 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.45%) PaaS
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.15%) IaaS
4 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.43%) Firewall
2 13 (1.94%) Network Security
3 9 (1.34%) HTTP
4 8 (1.19%) VPN
5 7 (1.04%) SAN
6 6 (0.90%) LAN
6 6 (0.90%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.75%) ATM
7 5 (0.75%) DNS
8 4 (0.60%) DHCP
8 4 (0.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (0.60%) FTP
9 3 (0.45%) Intranet
9 3 (0.45%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.45%) WAN
10 2 (0.30%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.30%) Internet
10 2 (0.30%) Skype
10 2 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
2 16 (2.39%) SAP BW
3 9 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.34%) OLAP
4 8 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 7 (1.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 6 (0.90%) DB2
6 6 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 6 (0.90%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.90%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (0.60%) MS Access
7 4 (0.60%) OLAP Cube
7 4 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.45%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.45%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 16 (2.39%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.79%) Selenium
3 11 (1.64%) Subversion
4 8 (1.19%) JIRA
5 7 (1.04%) Maven
6 6 (0.90%) Cucumber
6 6 (0.90%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.75%) Gradle
7 5 (0.75%) PeopleTools
8 4 (0.60%) Ant
8 4 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.60%) JUnit
8 4 (0.60%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.45%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.45%) VersionOne
10 2 (0.30%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.30%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.30%) Toad
11 1 (0.15%) WebSpeed
11 1 (0.15%) Xcode
General
1 192 (28.66%) Banking
2 48 (7.16%) Retail
3 32 (4.78%) Legal
4 29 (4.33%) Marketing
4 29 (4.33%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.73%) Retail Banking
6 22 (3.28%) Law
6 22 (3.28%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.69%) Electronics
8 11 (1.64%) Games
9 9 (1.34%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.60%) Front Office
12 3 (0.45%) International Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Billing
13 2 (0.30%) French Language
13 2 (0.30%) German Language
13 2 (0.30%) Local Government
13 2 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 162 (24.18%) Analyst
2 99 (14.78%) Developer
3 72 (10.75%) Project Manager
4 68 (10.15%) Business Analyst
5 62 (9.25%) Consultant
6 55 (8.21%) Architect
7 35 (5.22%) Java Developer
8 29 (4.33%) IT Manager
9 22 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (2.69%) .NET Developer
11 17 (2.54%) Security Consultant
12 16 (2.39%) Banking Analyst
12 16 (2.39%) Delivery Manager
12 16 (2.39%) Risk Manager
12 16 (2.39%) SAP Consultant
12 16 (2.39%) Service Analyst
13 15 (2.24%) Infrastructure Manager
14 14 (2.09%) IT Risk Manager
14 14 (2.09%) Senior Manager
14 14 (2.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.82%) XML
2 34 (5.07%) J2EE
3 33 (4.93%) CSS
4 32 (4.78%) HTML
5 31 (4.63%) Web Services
6 30 (4.48%) .NET
7 24 (3.58%) jQuery
8 22 (3.28%) Spring
9 18 (2.69%) HTML5
10 16 (2.39%) AngularJS
10 16 (2.39%) XSLT
11 15 (2.24%) Middleware
12 12 (1.79%) JDBC
13 11 (1.64%) Hibernate
13 11 (1.64%) SOAP
14 10 (1.49%) JSON
15 9 (1.34%) CSS3
15 9 (1.34%) WSDL
16 7 (1.04%) Ajax
16 7 (1.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.82%) Data Centre
3 29 (4.33%) Mainframe
4 18 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.39%) User Experience
6 13 (1.94%) Cryptography
7 12 (1.79%) Blackberry
8 11 (1.64%) Online Banking
9 8 (1.19%) Credit Risk
9 8 (1.19%) IBM Mainframe
10 7 (1.04%) PMI
11 6 (0.90%) Clustering
11 6 (0.90%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.90%) PKI
12 5 (0.75%) EMV
12 5 (0.75%) Tandem
13 4 (0.60%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.60%) Visualisation
14 3 (0.45%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.45%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 62 (9.25%) Windows
2 29 (4.33%) Linux
2 29 (4.33%) Unix
3 20 (2.99%) AIX
4 15 (2.24%) Windows 7
5 13 (1.94%) Windows XP
6 9 (1.34%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.19%) Windows 8
7 8 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.19%) Windows Vista
8 6 (0.90%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.90%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.90%) zOS
9 4 (0.60%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.30%) Android
11 2 (0.30%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 71 (10.60%) Project Management
4 58 (8.66%) Migration
5 42 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (6.12%) ITIL
7 39 (5.82%) Programme Management
8 36 (5.37%) Risk Management
9 34 (5.07%) Information Security
10 29 (4.33%) TDD
11 28 (4.18%) Scrum
12 26 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (3.73%) Business Analysis
14 24 (3.58%) E-Commerce
14 24 (3.58%) PRINCE2
15 22 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (3.28%) CRM
15 22 (3.28%) ERP
15 22 (3.28%) Test Scripting
15 22 (3.28%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 75 (11.19%) Java
2 60 (8.96%) SQL
3 49 (7.31%) JavaScript
4 19 (2.84%) C#
5 10 (1.49%) C
6 8 (1.19%) C++
6 8 (1.19%) Objective-C
6 8 (1.19%) PL/SQL
6 8 (1.19%) Python
7 7 (1.04%) ABAP
7 7 (1.04%) COBOL
7 7 (1.04%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.04%) Ruby
7 7 (1.04%) VBA
8 6 (0.90%) PHP
8 6 (0.90%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.90%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.90%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.75%) PeopleCode
9 5 (0.75%) SQR
Qualifications
1 38 (5.67%) Degree
2 12 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.64%) ISEB
4 10 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.34%) CISM
5 9 (1.34%) CISSP
6 8 (1.19%) MCDST
6 8 (1.19%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.19%) PMP
7 7 (1.04%) PgMP
8 6 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (0.90%) MOS
9 5 (0.75%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.75%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.60%) CISA
10 4 (0.60%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.60%) MCP
11 3 (0.45%) ACCA
11 3 (0.45%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.88%) QA
2 17 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.60%) COBIT
4 4 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.60%) SLA
5 3 (0.45%) AIFMD
5 3 (0.45%) COSO
5 3 (0.45%) UCITS
6 2 (0.30%) P3O
6 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 39 (5.82%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.30%) Docker
4 2 (0.30%) RACF
4 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.15%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.15%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.60%) Puppet
3 4 (0.60%) QRadar
3 4 (0.60%) SCCM
3 4 (0.60%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (0.45%) Ansible
4 3 (0.45%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.45%) Proventia
5 2 (0.30%) DameWare
5 2 (0.30%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.30%) Mesos
5 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.30%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.30%) zSecure
6 1 (0.15%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.15%) vMotion
Vendors
1 57 (8.51%) SAP
2 56 (8.36%) Microsoft
3 51 (7.61%) Oracle
4 25 (3.73%) IBM
5 20 (2.99%) Citrix
6 16 (2.39%) VMware
7 15 (2.24%) Cisco
8 12 (1.79%) HP
9 11 (1.64%) Symantec
10 7 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
11 6 (0.90%) F5
11 6 (0.90%) Intel Security
12 5 (0.75%) CA
12 5 (0.75%) Lotus
12 5 (0.75%) Progress
12 5 (0.75%) Splunk
12 5 (0.75%) Telerik
13 4 (0.60%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.60%) EMC
13 4 (0.60%) Red Hat
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