The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Salford region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank - 8 7
Contract jobs citing Finance 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - 6.25% 4.17%
As % of the General category - 33.33% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -12.13%
General Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 3.57% 18.75% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate £400 £338 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +20.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
Finance
Manchester

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Salford region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Salford region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region citing Finance 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 Finance.

1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) QlikView
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region citing Finance 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 Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) QlikView
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Author
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Author
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Senior SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft