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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 420 244 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.47% 17.52% 18.05%
As % of the General category 61.14% 53.16% 52.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 136 83
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +196.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £20.96 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £104.00 £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +18.61%
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
687 459 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.66% 32.95% 34.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 256 153
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £195 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 21
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.75 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.13 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £80.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +2 12 £408 -1.21% 12
Oldham - 9 £400 -
Bolton -1 5 £350 - 3
Altrincham +9 3 £95 -67.35% 6
Salford -6 1 £395 +5.33% 1
Wigan - 1 £450 -
Finance
North West

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 157 (20.88%) Banking
2 136 (18.09%) Project Management
3 102 (13.56%) SQL
4 93 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 87 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (11.30%) Oracle
7 82 (10.90%) PRINCE2
8 60 (7.98%) Microsoft
9 59 (7.85%) Programme Management
10 58 (7.71%) Retail
11 54 (7.18%) Migration
12 51 (6.78%) SAP
13 50 (6.65%) Windows
14 42 (5.59%) ITIL
14 42 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
15 40 (5.32%) UNIX
16 39 (5.19%) Business Analysis
17 36 (4.79%) MS Project
18 35 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
19 34 (4.52%) SQL Server
20 32 (4.26%) MS Office
21 31 (4.12%) MS Excel
22 30 (3.99%) .NET
23 29 (3.86%) Java
24 28 (3.72%) SAS
24 28 (3.72%) Citrix
24 28 (3.72%) Change Management
24 28 (3.72%) Oracle EBS
24 28 (3.72%) Risk Management
24 28 (3.72%) VMware

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 28 (3.72%) SAS
2 11 (1.46%) MS Exchange
2 11 (1.46%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.46%) NetWeaver
3 9 (1.20%) CICS
4 8 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.40%) Lync
7 3 (0.40%) Confluence
8 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.27%) CMS
8 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.27%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.27%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.27%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (4.79%) MS Project
2 32 (4.26%) MS Office
3 31 (4.12%) MS Excel
4 25 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.27%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.13%) SPSS
8 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.13%) InDesign
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 28 (3.72%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (2.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (2.26%) Oracle Financials
4 15 (1.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (1.60%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (1.46%) Agresso
6 11 (1.46%) SAP SRM
7 9 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.93%) SAP FI
8 7 (0.93%) Oracle Assets
8 7 (0.93%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
9 6 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (0.66%) SAP CO
10 5 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 4 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
12 3 (0.40%) Oracle Payroll
13 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.40%) Office 365
1 3 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.13%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.60%) SAN
2 6 (0.80%) LAN
2 6 (0.80%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.66%) Firewall
3 5 (0.66%) Intranet
3 5 (0.66%) Internet
4 4 (0.53%) WAN
5 3 (0.40%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.27%) Network Security
6 2 (0.27%) NAS
6 2 (0.27%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.27%) VoIP
7 1 (0.13%) DHCP
7 1 (0.13%) FTP
7 1 (0.13%) DNS
7 1 (0.13%) PBX
7 1 (0.13%) SMS
7 1 (0.13%) ATM
7 1 (0.13%) ISDN
7 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (4.52%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (2.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 13 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (1.73%) SAP BW
5 11 (1.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 10 (1.33%) Base SAS
6 10 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.06%) Oracle Discoverer
8 7 (0.93%) DB2
8 7 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.80%) Big Data
9 6 (0.80%) Oracle OWB
9 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.80%) DataStage
10 5 (0.66%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (1.06%) JIRA
2 7 (0.93%) Axure RP
3 6 (0.80%) Subversion
3 6 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.53%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.40%) QAComplete
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.27%) Moq
6 2 (0.27%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.27%) Lombardi
6 2 (0.27%) JUnit
6 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.13%) Toad
7 1 (0.13%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.13%) NUnit
7 1 (0.13%) Xcode
7 1 (0.13%) Calabash
7 1 (0.13%) Grunt
7 1 (0.13%) Appium
7 1 (0.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 157 (20.88%) Banking
2 58 (7.71%) Retail
3 26 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 25 (3.32%) Legal
5 22 (2.93%) Retail Banking
6 21 (2.79%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.66%) Marketing
8 16 (2.13%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.46%) Electronics
10 10 (1.33%) Local Government
11 9 (1.20%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.80%) Advertising
13 4 (0.53%) Law
13 4 (0.53%) Back Office
14 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.40%) Billing
15 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.27%) Publishing
16 1 (0.13%) Front Office
16 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 162 (21.54%) Analyst
2 146 (19.41%) Project Manager
3 93 (12.37%) Business Analyst
4 77 (10.24%) Developer
5 62 (8.24%) Consultant
6 41 (5.45%) Architect
7 34 (4.52%) Programme Manager
8 32 (4.26%) Senior Manager
9 23 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (2.93%) Senior Project Manager
11 20 (2.66%) Senior Analyst
11 20 (2.66%) Infrastructure Manager
12 19 (2.53%) DBA
13 17 (2.26%) Senior Business Analyst
13 17 (2.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 14 (1.86%) Designer
14 14 (1.86%) PMO Consultant
14 14 (1.86%) Data Analyst
14 14 (1.86%) IT Project Manager
15 13 (1.73%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.99%) .NET
2 20 (2.66%) HTML
3 19 (2.53%) CSS
4 17 (2.26%) XML
5 15 (1.99%) Middleware
6 11 (1.46%) J2EE
7 10 (1.33%) jQuery
7 10 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (1.33%) Spring
8 9 (1.20%) WCF
9 7 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (0.93%) HTML5
10 6 (0.80%) CSS3
10 6 (0.80%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.80%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.80%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.66%) Web Services
11 5 (0.66%) JSON
12 4 (0.53%) Hibernate
12 4 (0.53%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.59%) Mainframe
3 19 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 11 (1.46%) DTV
5 10 (1.33%) Life Science
5 10 (1.33%) User Experience
6 9 (1.20%) VSAM
7 8 (1.06%) Credit Risk
8 6 (0.80%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (0.80%) FMCG
8 6 (0.80%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.66%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.66%) Private Cloud
9 5 (0.66%) BYOD
10 4 (0.53%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.53%) SWIFT
10 4 (0.53%) Clustering
10 4 (0.53%) Statistics
10 4 (0.53%) NHS
11 3 (0.40%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 50 (6.65%) Windows
2 40 (5.32%) UNIX
3 16 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (1.99%) AIX
5 14 (1.86%) Linux
6 11 (1.46%) Solaris
6 11 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.20%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.80%) Android
9 6 (0.80%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.40%) zOS
12 2 (0.27%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.27%) VMS
13 1 (0.13%) HPUX
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (18.09%) Project Management
2 93 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 87 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (10.90%) PRINCE2
5 59 (7.85%) Programme Management
6 54 (7.18%) Migration
7 42 (5.59%) ITIL
8 39 (5.19%) Business Analysis
9 35 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (3.72%) Change Management
10 28 (3.72%) Risk Management
11 27 (3.59%) Service Delivery
12 26 (3.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 24 (3.19%) Data Migration
14 22 (2.93%) CRM
15 21 (2.79%) Matrix Management
15 21 (2.79%) Data Analysis
16 19 (2.53%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (2.53%) User Acceptance Testing
17 18 (2.39%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 102 (13.56%) SQL
2 29 (3.86%) Java
3 22 (2.93%) JavaScript
4 17 (2.26%) PL/SQL
4 17 (2.26%) C#
5 14 (1.86%) VBA
6 10 (1.33%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.20%) COBOL
8 6 (0.80%) C
8 6 (0.80%) ABAP
9 5 (0.66%) REXX
10 4 (0.53%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.40%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.27%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.27%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.27%) Ruby
12 2 (0.27%) JCL
12 2 (0.27%) VBScript
13 1 (0.13%) VB
13 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (3.19%) Degree
1 24 (3.19%) Security Cleared
2 17 (2.26%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 15 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (1.06%) ISEB
6 7 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.66%) CCA
8 5 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (0.66%) CCEA
8 5 (0.66%) CCIA
9 4 (0.53%) CISSP
9 4 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.53%) CCNA
10 3 (0.40%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.40%) CISA
10 3 (0.40%) CISM
10 3 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.13%) QA
2 7 (0.93%) SLA
3 6 (0.80%) P3O
4 5 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.53%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.27%) COBIT
7 2 (0.27%) FATCA
8 1 (0.13%) GxP
System Software
1 22 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.66%) XenServer
3 5 (0.66%) XenDesktop
3 5 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (0.40%) RACF
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.27%) vSphere
5 2 (0.27%) UAG
5 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
1 4 (0.53%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.40%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.27%) SCCM
3 2 (0.27%) SCOM
3 2 (0.27%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.27%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.13%) MOM
4 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.13%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (0.13%) Nagios
4 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 85 (11.30%) Oracle
2 60 (7.98%) Microsoft
3 51 (6.78%) SAP
4 28 (3.72%) Citrix
4 28 (3.72%) VMware
5 26 (3.46%) IBM
6 17 (2.26%) Business Objects
7 10 (1.33%) CA
7 10 (1.33%) HP
8 9 (1.20%) Cisco
9 8 (1.06%) Teradata
10 7 (0.93%) Avaloq
11 6 (0.80%) Cognos
12 5 (0.66%) Symantec
12 5 (0.66%) Twitter
13 4 (0.53%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.53%) TIBCO
13 4 (0.53%) Sybase
13 4 (0.53%) Informatica
14 3 (0.40%) Dell
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