The table below looks at the prevalence of the term General Ledger in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited General Ledger over the 3 months to 29 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
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 156 143
Rank change year-on-year +37 -13  
Contract jobs citing General Ledger 9 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.052% 0.30%
As % of the General category 1.04% 0.16% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Median daily rate £375 £638 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.17% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £638 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £638 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £431
% change year-on-year +13.33% -13.04%  
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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 864 1260 1336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 33.44% 32.57% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 784 698
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 52 66
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.54 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.18% +26.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.91 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

General Ledger
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

General Ledger
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for General Ledger in the North West

General Ledger
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing General Ledger in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for General Ledger in the North West

General Ledger
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for General Ledger in the North West

General Ledger
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing General Ledger within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Manchester +23 5 £450 -
Lancashire - 3 £300 -
General Ledger
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing General Ledger 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 North West region with a requirement for General Ledger.

1 15 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (33.33%) Cash Management
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
5 3 (20.00%) SAP FI
5 3 (20.00%) ABAP
5 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (20.00%) SAP CO
6 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) Data Management
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (13.33%) UML

General Ledger
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Cash Management
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (20.00%) SAP CO
3 3 (20.00%) SAP FI
3 3 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (13.33%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 15 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) SAP CO Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) SAP FI Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) E-Business Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Support
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Access Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Cash Management
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) Use Case
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) E-business
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SEPA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards