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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 33.33% 30.77% 5.56%
As % of the General category 85.71% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
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£388 - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -19.00%
Finance
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
7 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 38.89% 30.77% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £381 - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 27 March 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCDA
2 1 (10.00%) CCDP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (10.00%) Workflow
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
1 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCDA
1 1 (10.00%) CCDP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter