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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Ledger
Rank 160 147 132
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the General category 0.43% 0.79% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Average daily rate £517 £525 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +72.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £369 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -
General Ledger
England

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
1380 1400 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.28% 36.06% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 735 529
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 66 49
Average hourly rate £22.54 £24.17 £31.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.72% -23.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £56.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -10 4 - -
Merseyside +2 1 £397 -
Cheshire -12 1 £638 -
General Ledger
England

General Ledger
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) SAP
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) SAP CO
2 3 (42.86%) SAP FI-GL
2 3 (42.86%) SAP FI
2 3 (42.86%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (14.29%) Cash Management
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
3 1 (14.29%) SAPscript
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SAP CO
1 3 (42.86%) SAP FI
1 3 (42.86%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (42.86%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Trainer
1 3 (42.86%) Trainer
2 2 (28.57%) SAP CO Trainer
2 2 (28.57%) SAP FI Trainer
2 2 (28.57%) SAP FI/CO Trainer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP CO Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP FI Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Cash Management
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) ERP
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle