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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 8 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 12.12% 27.59% 16.67%
As % of the General category 66.67% 100.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
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£300 £314 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.83 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -5.71%
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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 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 18.18% 27.59% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £350 £413 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +65.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Law
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Business Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Sun