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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 14 5
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Finance 28 10 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 22.95% 9.52% 18.23%
As % of the General category 60.87% 37.04% 68.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 33
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£438 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £305 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £483 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.66%
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
46 27 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 37.70% 25.71% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 14 40
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £215 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014, 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 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.15%) SQL
3 16 (24.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (23.08%) .NET
4 15 (23.08%) Project Management
4 15 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (21.54%) PeopleSoft
6 13 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (18.46%) ETL
8 11 (16.92%) ISEB
8 11 (16.92%) C#
8 11 (16.92%) MVC
8 11 (16.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (13.85%) QA
9 9 (13.85%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (12.31%) Data Analysis
10 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
11 7 (10.77%) HP
11 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
11 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
11 7 (10.77%) T-SQL
11 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
11 7 (10.77%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (10.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (10.77%) WCF
12 6 (9.23%) Data Migration
12 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (9.23%) Data Modelling

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
1 7 (10.77%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (6.15%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (24.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.69%) Data Mart
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.62%) EDRMS
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.54%) OLAP
8 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.54%) Essbase
8 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (4.62%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Analyst
2 19 (29.23%) Business Analyst
3 13 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 10 (15.38%) Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Systems Analyst
6 8 (12.31%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (9.23%) Data Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Applications Architect
9 4 (6.15%) QA Leader
9 4 (6.15%) Coordinator
9 4 (6.15%) Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Test Coordinator
10 3 (4.62%) Systems Tester
10 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) .NET
2 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
2 7 (10.77%) WCF
3 5 (7.69%) XML
4 2 (3.08%) MDX
4 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.54%) CSS
5 1 (1.54%) HTML
5 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.08%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Project Management
1 15 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (18.46%) ETL
3 11 (16.92%) MVC
3 11 (16.92%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (13.85%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (12.31%) Data Analysis
6 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.23%) Data Migration
7 6 (9.23%) Data Modelling
7 6 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.23%) Migration
8 5 (7.69%) Data Management
8 5 (7.69%) Document Management
8 5 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.15%) Information Management
9 4 (6.15%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (6.15%) System Testing
9 4 (6.15%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) SQL
2 11 (16.92%) C#
3 7 (10.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) ISEB
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.54%) MCSE
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) PeopleSoft
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.77%) HP
4 5 (7.69%) Hyperion
5 2 (3.08%) Sun
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle
6 1 (1.54%) Brio
Ipswich, Suffolk
Sanderson
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago