The table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited General Ledger over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Ledger
Rank 67 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +10
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.43% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the General category 2.80% 1.01% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £315 £437
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -27.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -56.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
107 99 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.40% 28.05% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 43 56
Average daily rate £350 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
Average hourly rate £16.88 £10.75 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.97% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £7.53 £6.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.10 £15.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

General Ledger
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing General Ledger across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

General Ledger Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

General Ledger
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing General Ledger across the North East region.

General Ledger Daily Rate Trend in the North East

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing General Ledger 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 General Ledger.

1 17 (100.00%) Finance
2 16 (94.12%) Oracle General Ledger
2 16 (94.12%) Oracle Payables
2 16 (94.12%) Oracle Receivables
2 16 (94.12%) Oracle
2 16 (94.12%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (88.24%) Oracle Forms
3 15 (88.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
4 12 (70.59%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (64.71%) Oracle Workflow
5 11 (64.71%) Workflow
5 11 (64.71%) Regression Testing
6 10 (58.82%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (58.82%) PL/SQL
6 10 (58.82%) SQL
6 10 (58.82%) HP
6 10 (58.82%) Problem Management
6 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
6 10 (58.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (58.82%) Migration
7 9 (52.94%) SLA
7 9 (52.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (47.06%) XML
8 8 (47.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 8 (47.06%) QA
9 7 (41.18%) Oracle iProcurement
9 7 (41.18%) Data Management
9 7 (41.18%) Oracle Discoverer
9 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing General Ledger 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 General Ledger. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle UPK
Business Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Oracle General Ledger
1 16 (94.12%) Oracle Payables
1 16 (94.12%) Oracle Receivables
1 16 (94.12%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (88.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (70.59%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (5.88%) HFM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (88.24%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Support
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Financials Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Hyperion Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Workflow
1 11 (64.71%) Regression Testing
2 10 (58.82%) Problem Management
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (58.82%) Migration
3 9 (52.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (41.18%) Data Management
4 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) CRM
7 3 (17.65%) Cash Management
7 3 (17.65%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (11.76%) Content Management
8 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
9 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
9 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) PL/SQL
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 10 (58.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) SLA
2 8 (47.06%) QA
3 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Oracle
2 10 (58.82%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Hyperion