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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Ledger
Rank 135 134 127
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 32 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.065% 0.31%
As % of the General category 2.05% 0.21% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 2
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£500 - £298
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 - £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £428 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - £17.50
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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
1562 962 1011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.12% 31.18% 35.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 531 504
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 36 59
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.91 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.97 £42.00 £33.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 August 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 28 August 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 -3 18 £325 -
Cheshire - 5 £650 -
Lancashire - 1 £500 -
General Ledger
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General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (95.24%) Finance
2 23 (54.76%) Oracle
2 23 (54.76%) Oracle General Ledger
3 20 (47.62%) Cash Management
4 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
5 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
6 15 (35.71%) ACCA
6 15 (35.71%) CIMA
7 14 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
7 14 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
7 14 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
8 13 (30.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
10 11 (26.19%) Dynamics AX
11 10 (23.81%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 9 (21.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 7 (16.67%) Oracle Assets
14 6 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
15 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
15 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
15 5 (11.90%) Hyperion
15 5 (11.90%) Oracle Financials
16 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (9.52%) SQL
16 4 (9.52%) HP
16 4 (9.52%) Workflow
17 3 (7.14%) Banking
17 3 (7.14%) HFM
17 3 (7.14%) Validation
17 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.76%) SAS
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (54.76%) Oracle General Ledger
2 14 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
2 14 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 12 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (26.19%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (23.81%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 9 (21.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 7 (16.67%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (14.29%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (11.90%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (7.14%) HFM
11 2 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (4.76%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
11 2 (4.76%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) FTP
1 2 (4.76%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Navigator
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (4.76%) SQLPlus
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 40 (95.24%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Local Government
3 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Consultant
2 13 (30.95%) Financial Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Oracle Consultant
3 10 (23.81%) Functional Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Support Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) E-Business Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Business Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Tester
7 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Business Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) HPUX
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Cash Management
2 4 (9.52%) Workflow
3 3 (7.14%) Validation
3 3 (7.14%) Data Governance
3 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
4 2 (4.76%) Manual Testing
4 2 (4.76%) Data Mapping
4 2 (4.76%) ETL
4 2 (4.76%) Project Management
4 2 (4.76%) E-business
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.38%) ERP
5 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.38%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.38%) Wealth Management
5 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.38%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) ACCA
1 15 (35.71%) CIMA
2 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.14%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Oracle
2 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.90%) Hyperion
4 4 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) SAP
5 2 (4.76%) Teradata