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 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Ledger
Rank 135 122 142
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 2 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.064% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.20% 0.96% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£500 £298 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.78% -13.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £344 £437
% change year-on-year
+27.63% -21.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -56.25%
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
978 1047 1190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.15% 35.26% 35.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 524 632
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 £250 £259 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £382 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 66 51
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.85 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.89 £43.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.82 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -24.77%

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
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 12 September 2014. 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 -18 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £500 -
Lancashire - - - -
General Ledger
England

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Sage
3 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) VBA
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (70.00%) MS Access
3 7 (70.00%) Migration
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (70.00%) Data Migration
3 7 (70.00%) Data Cleansing
3 7 (70.00%) Data Extraction
3 7 (70.00%) Data Mapping
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle Assets
3 7 (70.00%) Toad
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (60.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) PMI
5 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (70.00%) MS Access
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Toad
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (20.00%) PMI
2 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Data Migration
1 7 (70.00%) Data Cleansing
1 7 (70.00%) Data Mapping
1 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 6 (60.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Sage
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft