The table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited General Ledger over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Ledger
Rank 128 128 128
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 30 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.13% 0.29%
As % of the General category 2.21% 0.43% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
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£538 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £405 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £445 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - -
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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 West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1359 936 934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 35.50% 31.17% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 533 441
Average daily rate £400 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £245 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +48.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.34 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £39.00 £41.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

General Ledger
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

General Ledger Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

General Ledger
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

General Ledger Daily Rate Trend in the North West

General Ledger
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing General Ledger across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

General Ledger Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

General Ledger
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing General Ledger across the North West region.

General Ledger Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

General Ledger
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing General Ledger within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
Manchester +7 19 £575 +35.29%
Cheshire - 4 £650 -
General Ledger
England

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 40 (97.56%) Finance
2 20 (48.78%) Oracle
2 20 (48.78%) Oracle General Ledger
3 18 (43.90%) Cash Management
4 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
4 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
4 14 (34.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (31.71%) Oracle Payables
5 13 (31.71%) Oracle Receivables
6 12 (29.27%) ACCA
6 12 (29.27%) CIMA
7 11 (26.83%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (26.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (24.39%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 9 (21.95%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (21.95%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 7 (17.07%) Oracle Assets
11 6 (14.63%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (14.63%) SAP
12 5 (12.20%) Oracle Financials
12 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
12 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
13 4 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (9.76%) Hyperion
13 4 (9.76%) Workflow
14 3 (7.32%) SAP FI/CO
14 3 (7.32%) SAP CO
14 3 (7.32%) Validation
14 3 (7.32%) SAP FI
14 3 (7.32%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (4.88%) SAS
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (48.78%) Oracle General Ledger
2 14 (34.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (31.71%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (31.71%) Oracle Receivables
4 11 (26.83%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (24.39%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 9 (21.95%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 9 (21.95%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (17.07%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (12.20%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (7.32%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (7.32%) SAP CO
10 3 (7.32%) SAP FI
11 2 (4.88%) Oracle iProcurement
11 2 (4.88%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
12 1 (2.44%) SAP SD
12 1 (2.44%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) FTP
1 2 (4.88%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Navigator
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (4.88%) SQLPlus
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (4.88%) Toad
General
1 40 (97.56%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Local Government
3 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Analyst
2 16 (39.02%) Consultant
3 10 (24.39%) Oracle Consultant
3 10 (24.39%) Financial Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) Functional Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) Support Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) Functional Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) E-Business Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Data Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Business Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Tester
8 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.88%) SAP CO Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Credit Risk
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) HPUX
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Cash Management
2 4 (9.76%) Workflow
3 3 (7.32%) Validation
3 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (7.32%) Data Governance
4 2 (4.88%) Manual Testing
4 2 (4.88%) Data Mapping
4 2 (4.88%) ETL
4 2 (4.88%) Project Management
4 2 (4.88%) E-business
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.44%) ERP
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.44%) Migration
5 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.44%) Content Management
5 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) ACCA
1 12 (29.27%) CIMA
2 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.32%) FINREP
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Oracle
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) SAP
4 4 (9.76%) Hyperion
5 3 (7.32%) HP
6 2 (4.88%) Teradata
7 1 (2.44%) Cognos
7 1 (2.44%) IBM
7 1 (2.44%) PeopleSoft