The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 11 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 35.48% 21.05% 19.44%
As % of the General category 100.00% 66.67% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Average daily rate
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£351 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.08% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
- +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
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Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Stockport region.

General Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 35.48% 31.58% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 8
Average daily rate £413 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £295 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
1 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
1 6 (42.86%) VBA
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) MS Project
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Campaign Management
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Android
5 1 (7.14%) iPhone
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Telematics

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Project
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) MI Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Excel Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) Telematics
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Campaign Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
1 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
1 6 (42.86%) VBA
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix