The table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited General Ledger over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

General Ledger
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 79 72
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the General category - 0.26% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £638 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £438
% change year-on-year +9.67% -11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.50 -

General Ledger is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 256 384 377
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 47.94% 39.14% 44.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 260 219
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 32
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.57% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £30.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

General Ledger
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing General Ledger as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for General Ledger in Cheshire

General Ledger
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for General Ledger in Cheshire