The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 26 37 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 17.33% 21.76% 9.86%
As % of the General category 52.00% 82.22% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 6
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£450 £450 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £337 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -
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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 Ipswich region.

General Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
50 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 33.33% 26.47% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 13
Average daily rate £450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £302 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% -2.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Ipswich region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 20 (37.74%) PeopleSoft
2 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
3 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.75%) ISEB
3 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (18.87%) Oracle
5 9 (16.98%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (13.21%) Project Management
7 7 (13.21%) SQL
7 7 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (13.21%) Information Security
8 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.32%) Banking
8 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
8 6 (11.32%) QA
8 6 (11.32%) MS Office
8 6 (11.32%) VBA
9 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.43%) HP
9 5 (9.43%) EFT
9 5 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Cash Management
9 5 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (7.55%) Target Operating Model
10 4 (7.55%) Degree
10 4 (7.55%) CRM
10 4 (7.55%) Windows

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.89%) Documentum
1 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) PBX
1 1 (1.89%) VoIP
1 1 (1.89%) DPNSS
1 1 (1.89%) QSIG
1 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.89%) QlikView
6 1 (1.89%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.89%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.32%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Analyst
2 18 (33.96%) Business Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Developer
4 5 (9.43%) MI Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) QA Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Tester
7 2 (3.77%) Author
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Author
7 2 (3.77%) Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) QA Tester
7 2 (3.77%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
1 3 (5.66%) ADO
1 3 (5.66%) XML
1 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.77%) MDX
2 2 (3.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) EFT
2 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) NHS
3 1 (1.89%) IVR
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (16.98%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (13.21%) Information Security
3 7 (13.21%) Project Management
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
5 5 (9.43%) Cash Management
6 4 (7.55%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (7.55%) CRM
7 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.66%) Content Management
7 3 (5.66%) Workflow
7 3 (5.66%) Validation
7 3 (5.66%) Transition Management
7 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.77%) SIEM
8 2 (3.77%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) VBA
3 3 (5.66%) C#
3 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) ISEB
2 4 (7.55%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.89%) MCP
3 1 (1.89%) MCSD
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) PeopleSoft
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.87%) Oracle
4 5 (9.43%) HP
5 2 (3.77%) Kofax
5 2 (3.77%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) EMC
6 1 (1.89%) Avaya
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