The first 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 18 April 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 Stockport 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Finance 6 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 18.18% 7.69% 52.94%
As % of the General category 66.67% 50.00% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Average daily rate £413 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.13% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £335 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £335 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.84%
General Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 27.27% 15.38% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate £388 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £335 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £335 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £6.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Finance
Manchester

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
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 18 April 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 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (43.75%) MCSE
3 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) MCP
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) OOP
4 3 (18.75%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
4 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) SLA
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support Technician
2 3 (18.75%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Technician
2 3 (18.75%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
1 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) OOP
2 3 (18.75%) OO
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (43.75%) MCSE
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) MCP
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Lotus
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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