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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 9 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Finance 6 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.14% 20.74% 14.74%
As % of the General category 37.50% 82.35% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 12
Average daily rate £475 £468 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
Finance
Suffolk

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
16 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 19.05% 25.19% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 19
Average daily rate £475 £468 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +11.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £331 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (25.00%) Analytics
2 8 (25.00%) User Experience
2 8 (25.00%) Reinsurance
3 5 (15.63%) Reference Data
4 4 (12.50%) QA
4 4 (12.50%) QlikView
4 4 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) Degree
5 3 (9.38%) Planview
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Banking
5 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) MS Project
6 2 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (3.13%) ISO22301
7 1 (3.13%) API Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Data Transformation
7 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.13%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) QlikView
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) NUnit
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.38%) Banking
1 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Analyst
2 18 (56.25%) Business Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Digital Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Business Change Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Strategic Business Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Data Business Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
6 4 (12.50%) Reference Data Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Reference Data Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Finance Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Finance Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Finance Systems Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Process Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) QlikView Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) UX Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Reinsurance
1 8 (25.00%) User Experience
2 5 (15.63%) Reference Data
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.13%) API Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.13%) Data Transformation
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.13%) ERP
6 1 (3.13%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) Product Management
6 1 (3.13%) SOA
6 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.13%) Validation
6 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C#
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO22301
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.38%) Planview
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) PeopleSoft