The table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited General Ledger over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Ledger
Rank 456 462 394
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -68
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 121 99 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.61% 0.50% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 68 82
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£450 £525 £459
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +14.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.25 - £18.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 - -

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

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19728 19933 18318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.86% 40.95% 40.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12646 12430 10880
Average daily rate £435 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 447 584 690
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.75 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -5.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.70% -15.00%

General Ledger
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing General Ledger within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

General Ledger Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

General Ledger
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing General Ledger within the UK.

General Ledger Daily Rate Trend in the UK

General Ledger
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing General Ledger within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

General Ledger Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

General Ledger
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing General Ledger within the UK.

General Ledger Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

General Ledger
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing General Ledger within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -16 106 £450 -14.28% 45
London -37 34 £500 -9.37% 8
South East -7 21 £420 -16.00% 3
North West - 14 £513 - 3
City of London +4 10 £488 -7.14% 2
Yorkshire +5 9 £428 +0.58% 8
West Sussex -3 8 £444 -20.75%
Hampshire -12 7 £413 -21.42%
South West -20 7 £433 -10.36% 14
Manchester - 7 £700 - 2
North East -10 6 £450 -12.62% 1
West Midlands +4 5 £355 +33.96% 2
Tyne and Wear -6 5 £425 -17.47%
Bristol - 5 £440 - 11
Warrington - 4 - -
Cheshire - 4 - - 1
Scotland -6 2 £500 +32.45% 5
Swindon - 2 £408 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £408 - 1
Edinburgh -7 1 £425 +12.58% 5
Birmingham - 1 £410 - 2
Bracknell - - - - 1
Amersham - - - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Linlithgow - - - -

General Ledger
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing General Ledger 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 General Ledger.

1 197 (81.74%) Finance
2 104 (43.15%) Oracle
2 104 (43.15%) Oracle General Ledger
3 79 (32.78%) SAP
4 74 (30.71%) Oracle Receivables
5 73 (30.29%) Oracle Payables
6 66 (27.39%) Oracle EBS R12
7 63 (26.14%) Oracle EBS
8 55 (22.82%) SQL
9 52 (21.58%) Cash Management
10 42 (17.43%) Oracle Cash Management
11 40 (16.60%) Oracle Assets
12 39 (16.18%) SAP FI
13 38 (15.77%) Banking
13 38 (15.77%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 33 (13.69%) Security Cleared
15 31 (12.86%) SC Cleared
16 30 (12.45%) Workflow
17 28 (11.62%) Oracle Financials
17 28 (11.62%) Migration
17 28 (11.62%) SAP FI/CO
17 28 (11.62%) SAP CO
18 26 (10.79%) PL/SQL
18 26 (10.79%) ERP
18 26 (10.79%) Project Management
19 25 (10.37%) Oracle iProcurement
20 23 (9.54%) SAP BW
21 22 (9.13%) Microsoft
21 22 (9.13%) Oracle Applications
22 19 (7.88%) Oracle Workflow

General Ledger
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing General Ledger 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 General Ledger. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (7.88%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (3.73%) NetWeaver
3 5 (2.07%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.41%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 18 (7.47%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.32%) MS Office
3 6 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 104 (43.15%) Oracle General Ledger
2 74 (30.71%) Oracle Receivables
3 73 (30.29%) Oracle Payables
4 66 (27.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 63 (26.14%) Oracle EBS
6 42 (17.43%) Oracle Cash Management
7 40 (16.60%) Oracle Assets
8 39 (16.18%) SAP FI
9 38 (15.77%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 28 (11.62%) Oracle Financials
10 28 (11.62%) SAP FI/CO
10 28 (11.62%) SAP CO
11 25 (10.37%) Oracle iProcurement
12 22 (9.13%) Oracle Applications
13 15 (6.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
14 11 (4.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 10 (4.15%) Oracle HRMS
15 10 (4.15%) SAP ERP
16 9 (3.73%) SAP BPC
17 8 (3.32%) SAP PSCD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.66%) Internet
2 1 (0.41%) Network Security
2 1 (0.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.54%) SAP BW
2 18 (7.47%) Oracle Reports
3 17 (7.05%) Oracle Database
4 14 (5.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.32%) Oracle Discoverer
7 7 (2.90%) SQL Server
7 7 (2.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (2.07%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.66%) MS Access
10 3 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.24%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 3 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.83%) Informix
11 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (5.39%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (2.90%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (2.07%) Toad
3 5 (2.07%) JIRA
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.83%) LSMW
5 1 (0.41%) Subversion
5 1 (0.41%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 197 (81.74%) Finance
2 38 (15.77%) Banking
3 18 (7.47%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.32%) Retail
4 8 (3.32%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.49%) Billing
5 6 (2.49%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.49%) Legal
6 4 (1.66%) Back Office
7 3 (1.24%) Advertising
7 3 (1.24%) French Language
8 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.83%) Front Office
8 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 103 (42.74%) Consultant
2 63 (26.14%) Analyst
3 47 (19.50%) Oracle Consultant
4 40 (16.60%) SAP Consultant
5 31 (12.86%) Functional Consultant
6 29 (12.03%) Business Analyst
7 24 (9.96%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 21 (8.71%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 20 (8.30%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 15 (6.22%) Project Manager
11 12 (4.98%) Support Analyst
12 11 (4.56%) Developer
13 10 (4.15%) Test Analyst
13 10 (4.15%) Technical Consultant
14 9 (3.73%) Oracle Technical Consultant
15 8 (3.32%) Oracle Developer
16 7 (2.90%) SAP CO Consultant
16 7 (2.90%) SAP FI Consultant
16 7 (2.90%) Oracle Analyst
16 7 (2.90%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.73%) SAP XI
2 7 (2.90%) Middleware
3 6 (2.49%) XML
4 4 (1.66%) JRules
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.41%) MXML
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.41%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.41%) .NET
6 1 (0.41%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.15%) Data Extraction
3 8 (3.32%) FMCG
4 5 (2.07%) PMI
5 4 (1.66%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.24%) Derivative
6 3 (1.24%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.24%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.83%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.83%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.41%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.41%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.41%) EPoS
8 1 (0.41%) EFT
8 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.39%) UNIX
2 5 (2.07%) Solaris
3 3 (1.24%) Windows
3 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.83%) AIX
4 2 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.58%) Cash Management
2 30 (12.45%) Workflow
3 28 (11.62%) Migration
4 26 (10.79%) ERP
4 26 (10.79%) Project Management
5 19 (7.88%) CRM
5 19 (7.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (7.47%) Test Scripting
7 17 (7.05%) Asset Management
8 16 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (5.81%) ETL
10 13 (5.39%) Configuration Management
11 12 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (4.98%) PRINCE2
11 12 (4.98%) E-business
12 11 (4.56%) Test Management
13 10 (4.15%) Integration Testing
13 10 (4.15%) Data Management
13 10 (4.15%) Procure-to-pay
14 9 (3.73%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (22.82%) SQL
2 26 (10.79%) PL/SQL
3 7 (2.90%) ABAP
4 4 (1.66%) Java
5 3 (1.24%) VBA
6 2 (0.83%) C
6 2 (0.83%) AWK
7 1 (0.41%) R
7 1 (0.41%) C#
7 1 (0.41%) SQR
7 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (13.69%) Security Cleared
2 31 (12.86%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.15%) Oracle Certification
3 10 (4.15%) ACCA
3 10 (4.15%) CIMA
4 8 (3.32%) Degree
4 8 (3.32%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.49%) CCA
6 3 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.24%) PMP
7 2 (0.83%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.83%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.83%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.64%) QA
2 12 (4.98%) SLA
3 8 (3.32%) GAAP
4 5 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.07%) Solvency II
5 3 (1.24%) FINREP
6 1 (0.41%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.41%) COREP
6 1 (0.41%) Basel III
6 1 (0.41%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 4 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 104 (43.15%) Oracle
2 79 (32.78%) SAP
3 22 (9.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.90%) Talend
6 6 (2.49%) webMethods
6 6 (2.49%) Cognos
6 6 (2.49%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (2.07%) HP
8 4 (1.66%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.83%) Sybase
9 2 (0.83%) Informatica
9 2 (0.83%) Tableau
9 2 (0.83%) CODA
9 2 (0.83%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.41%) Sage
10 1 (0.41%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.41%) Siebel
10 1 (0.41%) ReadSoft
10 1 (0.41%) Northgate
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