The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Financial
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs citing Finance 223 337 422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.33% 19.07% 27.98%
As % of the General category 48.90% 54.44% 70.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 237 254
Median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +61.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +31.57% -3.79%  

Finance 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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 456 619 602
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 33.38% 35.03% 39.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 382 335
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 3
Median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -9.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £15.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £41.00 £17.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Manchester

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Manchester

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Manchester

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Manchester

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -1 5 £370 -7.50% 3
Altrincham - 2 £389 - 3
Cheadle - 1 £313 - 1
Salford - 1 £388 - 1
Finance
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Finance.

1 84 (18.92%) Banking
2 75 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (13.96%) SQL
5 56 (12.61%) Project Management
6 50 (11.26%) SAP
7 49 (11.04%) Java
7 49 (11.04%) PRINCE2
8 47 (10.59%) Oracle
8 47 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
9 36 (8.11%) Migration
9 36 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
10 35 (7.88%) Microsoft
10 35 (7.88%) Windows
11 32 (7.21%) Data Analysis
12 29 (6.53%) SQL Server
12 29 (6.53%) JavaScript
13 28 (6.31%) ERP
13 28 (6.31%) Management Information System
13 28 (6.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 27 (6.08%) Line Management
14 27 (6.08%) Microsoft Excel
14 27 (6.08%) ITIL
15 25 (5.63%) Retail
15 25 (5.63%) People Management
15 25 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
16 24 (5.41%) Data Modelling
16 24 (5.41%) Change Management
16 24 (5.41%) Legal
17 23 (5.18%) Manufacturing

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 11 (2.48%) SAS
3 7 (1.58%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.90%) CMS
5 3 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (0.68%) Confluence
5 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.68%) IIS
5 3 (0.68%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.68%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.45%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.45%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.23%) Apache
7 1 (0.23%) CICS
7 1 (0.23%) JBoss
7 1 (0.23%) Jetty
7 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 27 (6.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (4.50%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (3.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (2.03%) SAP FI
3 8 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.80%) SAP CO
3 8 (1.80%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.13%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.90%) Oracle HRMS
5 4 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.68%) HFM
6 3 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.45%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.23%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.23%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.03%) IaaS
3 9 (2.03%) PaaS
4 6 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.35%) SaaS
5 5 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.90%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.90%) Office 365
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.23%) GitHub
7 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.23%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.58%) DNS
2 6 (1.35%) Firewall
2 6 (1.35%) NAS
2 6 (1.35%) RFID
3 5 (1.13%) Internet
3 5 (1.13%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.13%) WAN
4 4 (0.90%) LAN
4 4 (0.90%) Network Security
4 4 (0.90%) VoIP
5 3 (0.68%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (0.68%) Extranet
5 3 (0.68%) FTP
5 3 (0.68%) NFC
5 3 (0.68%) SSL
5 3 (0.68%) VPN
6 2 (0.45%) DHCP
6 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.45%) SAN
6 2 (0.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.53%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (3.83%) SAP BW
4 12 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (2.25%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.25%) QlikView
6 9 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (1.80%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.58%) Big Data
8 7 (1.58%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.90%) GIS
10 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (0.90%) Power BI
10 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.68%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.68%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (2.70%) JIRA
2 8 (1.80%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.80%) Selenium
2 8 (1.80%) WebDriver
3 5 (1.13%) JUnit
4 4 (0.90%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.45%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.45%) NUnit
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.45%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.23%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.23%) Gradle
7 1 (0.23%) Grunt
7 1 (0.23%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.23%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
General
1 84 (18.92%) Banking
2 25 (5.63%) Retail
3 24 (5.41%) Legal
4 23 (5.18%) Manufacturing
5 19 (4.28%) Telecoms
6 17 (3.83%) Marketing
7 13 (2.93%) Electronics
8 12 (2.70%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.80%) Games
10 7 (1.58%) Law
10 7 (1.58%) Retail Banking
11 5 (1.13%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.90%) Local Government
13 3 (0.68%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.45%) French Language
14 2 (0.45%) German Language
14 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.45%) Swedish Language
15 1 (0.23%) Advertising
15 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (24.55%) Analyst
2 70 (15.77%) Developer
3 56 (12.61%) Project Manager
4 53 (11.94%) Consultant
5 38 (8.56%) Business Analyst
6 34 (7.66%) Architect
7 20 (4.50%) SAP Consultant
8 19 (4.28%) Java Developer
9 12 (2.70%) Data Analyst
9 12 (2.70%) SQL Developer
10 10 (2.25%) Financial Analyst
10 10 (2.25%) Security Architect
10 10 (2.25%) Support Analyst
11 9 (2.03%) Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (2.03%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (1.80%) Administrator
12 8 (1.80%) Cloud Architect
12 8 (1.80%) ETL Developer
12 8 (1.80%) Oracle Developer
12 8 (1.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.18%) HTML
2 19 (4.28%) .NET
2 19 (4.28%) J2EE
2 19 (4.28%) Spring
2 19 (4.28%) Web Services
3 17 (3.83%) AngularJS
3 17 (3.83%) Middleware
4 15 (3.38%) HTML5
4 15 (3.38%) SOAP
5 14 (3.15%) CSS
6 12 (2.70%) XML
7 10 (2.25%) CSS3
7 10 (2.25%) Node.js
8 9 (2.03%) REST
8 9 (2.03%) RESTful
8 9 (2.03%) XML Messaging
9 8 (1.80%) Hibernate
9 8 (1.80%) React
10 6 (1.35%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.35%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.31%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.93%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.03%) Virtual Team
5 8 (1.80%) Life Science
5 8 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.13%) User Experience
7 4 (0.90%) CMDB
7 4 (0.90%) Internet of Things
7 4 (0.90%) iPad
7 4 (0.90%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.68%) AS400
8 3 (0.68%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.68%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.68%) Oracle Exalytics
8 3 (0.68%) PMI
8 3 (0.68%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.88%) Windows
2 21 (4.73%) Unix
3 16 (3.60%) Linux
4 12 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.03%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.80%) AIX
7 7 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.13%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.90%) Android
9 4 (0.90%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.90%) zOS
10 3 (0.68%) Solaris
10 3 (0.68%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.23%) CentOS
12 1 (0.23%) HPUX
12 1 (0.23%) OS/400
12 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (12.61%) Project Management
4 49 (11.04%) PRINCE2
5 47 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (8.11%) Migration
7 32 (7.21%) Data Analysis
8 28 (6.31%) ERP
9 27 (6.08%) ITIL
9 27 (6.08%) Line Management
10 25 (5.63%) People Management
11 24 (5.41%) Change Management
11 24 (5.41%) Data Modelling
12 23 (5.18%) Programme Management
13 22 (4.95%) Business Analysis
14 21 (4.73%) ETL
15 20 (4.50%) DevOps
16 19 (4.28%) Risk Management
16 19 (4.28%) Test Automation
17 18 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (13.96%) SQL
2 49 (11.04%) Java
3 29 (6.53%) JavaScript
4 17 (3.83%) Python
5 9 (2.03%) C
6 8 (1.80%) C#
6 8 (1.80%) PL/SQL
6 8 (1.80%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.13%) VBA
8 4 (0.90%) ABAP
8 4 (0.90%) PHP
8 4 (0.90%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.90%) TypeScript
8 4 (0.90%) VB
9 3 (0.68%) RPG
9 3 (0.68%) RPG IV
10 2 (0.45%) C++
10 2 (0.45%) Go
10 2 (0.45%) JCL
10 2 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (6.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 22 (4.95%) Degree
3 9 (2.03%) CISSP
4 7 (1.58%) ISEB
5 4 (0.90%) CISM
5 4 (0.90%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.90%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (0.45%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.45%) MCITP
7 2 (0.45%) MCP
7 2 (0.45%) MCSE
7 2 (0.45%) MCTS
7 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.45%) SAS Certification
7 2 (0.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.70%) PMO
2 10 (2.25%) QA
3 6 (1.35%) GDPR
3 6 (1.35%) SLA
4 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.45%) IFRS
5 2 (0.45%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.23%) Basel II
6 1 (0.23%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.23%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 6 (1.35%) XenApp
3 5 (1.13%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.90%) Docker
5 2 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.23%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.23%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (3.15%) Puppet
2 11 (2.48%) Ansible
3 10 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.90%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (0.68%) QRadar
5 3 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.45%) Mesos
6 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.45%) MOM
6 2 (0.45%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.23%) Nessus
7 1 (0.23%) OpenView
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.23%) SCOM
7 1 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.23%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.23%) yum
Vendors
1 50 (11.26%) SAP
2 47 (10.59%) Oracle
3 35 (7.88%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.70%) IBM
5 11 (2.48%) Citrix
5 11 (2.48%) Google
6 10 (2.25%) VMware
7 9 (2.03%) TIBCO
8 8 (1.80%) Cisco
8 8 (1.80%) ServiceNow
8 8 (1.80%) Sybase
9 6 (1.35%) NetApp
9 6 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (1.35%) Splunk
10 5 (1.13%) HP
11 4 (0.90%) Ariba
11 4 (0.90%) Intel
11 4 (0.90%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.90%) Veritas
11 4 (0.90%) Wyse
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: From £65,000 to £69,999 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £620.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £380 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day 6 Months Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-op
Rate: £37000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago