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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 26 40 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 14.86% 20.83% 9.21%
As % of the General category 52.00% 76.92% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 5
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £377 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £505 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +0.56%
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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 52 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 28.57% 27.08% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 43 5
Average daily rate £450 £450 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £36.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 16 (29.63%) Business Analysis
2 13 (24.07%) ISEB
3 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 12 (22.22%) PeopleSoft
4 11 (20.37%) Analytics
4 11 (20.37%) Systems Analysis
5 10 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (16.67%) QA
6 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (16.67%) Oracle
7 8 (14.81%) Degree
7 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (12.96%) GAP Analysis
8 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
8 7 (12.96%) SQL
9 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
10 5 (9.26%) .NET
10 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (9.26%) Transition Management
10 5 (9.26%) Validation
10 5 (9.26%) Test Planning
11 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (7.41%) Logical Data Model
11 4 (7.41%) Physical Data Model
11 4 (7.41%) Asset Management
11 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
11 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
11 4 (7.41%) Windows

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.85%) Documentum
1 1 (1.85%) CMS
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Network Security
1 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications
2 2 (3.70%) DPNSS
2 2 (3.70%) QSIG
2 2 (3.70%) PBX
2 2 (3.70%) VoIP
3 1 (1.85%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.85%) VPN
3 1 (1.85%) IPv4
3 1 (1.85%) IPv6
3 1 (1.85%) MPLS
3 1 (1.85%) OSPF
3 1 (1.85%) BGP
3 1 (1.85%) H.323
3 1 (1.85%) IPsec
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.56%) OLAP
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.56%) Spotfire
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.85%) QlikView
6 1 (1.85%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.56%) Billing
2 2 (3.70%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.85%) Private Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (64.81%) Analyst
2 29 (53.70%) Business Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) Architect
4 4 (7.41%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) MI Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Designer
5 3 (5.56%) Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Lead Designer
6 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) MI Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Business Process Architect
7 1 (1.85%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) AWS Architect
7 1 (1.85%) Tester
7 1 (1.85%) Junior
7 1 (1.85%) Test Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Test Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) ADO
2 3 (5.56%) XML
2 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.70%) IVR
4 1 (1.85%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Business Analysis
2 11 (20.37%) Analytics
2 11 (20.37%) Systems Analysis
3 10 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (12.96%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.26%) Validation
8 5 (9.26%) Transition Management
8 5 (9.26%) Test Planning
9 4 (7.41%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (7.41%) Physical Data Model
9 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
9 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) Asset Management
10 3 (5.56%) Content Management
10 3 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (5.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) VB
2 3 (5.56%) VBA
2 3 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) ISEB
2 8 (14.81%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) JNCIS
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.85%) MCP
4 1 (1.85%) MCSD
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) PeopleSoft
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.70%) Avaya
4 2 (3.70%) Kofax
5 1 (1.85%) Avaloq
5 1 (1.85%) Tandberg
5 1 (1.85%) Juniper
5 1 (1.85%) EMC
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco