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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Finance 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 15.79% 17.65% 3.45%
As % of the General category 50.00% 50.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£308 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% -
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 £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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
6 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 31.58% 35.29% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 0
Average daily rate £308 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.25 £14.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.40% +20.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 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 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (40.00%) VBA
3 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) Reference Data
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (10.00%) Office 365
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (10.00%) UAG
6 1 (10.00%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (10.00%) Publishing
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) InfoPath
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) MI Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Excel Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (40.00%) VBA
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
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft