The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 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 South West 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Ledger
Rank 138 106 127
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +21
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.065% 0.19% 0.033%
As % of the General category 0.20% 0.53% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£450 £448 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -10.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1023 749 1331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.48% 35.15% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 492 922
Average daily rate £388 £386 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% +0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 26 63
Average hourly rate £33.50 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.11% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.75 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £45.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
General Ledger
England

General Ledger
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

General Ledger Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

General Ledger
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

General Ledger Daily Rate Trend in the South West

General Ledger
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Bristol - - - - 2
Dorset - - - -
General Ledger
England

General Ledger
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (25.00%) Solvency II
3 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (25.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (25.00%) ACCA
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Hyperion Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (25.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos
1 1 (25.00%) Hyperion