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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Finance 23 9 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 17.83% 11.39% 32.99%
As % of the General category 69.70% 52.94% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 52
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£463 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £446 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
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
33 17 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 25.58% 21.52% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 63
Average daily rate £450 £465 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +16.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £350 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £515 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 22 (31.43%) SQL
3 21 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (25.71%) QA
4 18 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (25.71%) ETL
5 16 (22.86%) .NET
6 15 (21.43%) Project Management
6 15 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (18.57%) T-SQL
7 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (17.14%) C#
8 12 (17.14%) MVC
8 12 (17.14%) Data Analysis
9 11 (15.71%) Migration
9 11 (15.71%) WCF
9 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET
10 9 (12.86%) Data Migration
10 9 (12.86%) PeopleSoft
10 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (12.86%) Data Modelling
10 9 (12.86%) HP
10 9 (12.86%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
11 8 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (11.43%) Data Mart
12 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (10.00%) Hyperion
13 6 (8.57%) MS Excel

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) Open Workbench
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle FAH
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 21 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (11.43%) Data Mart
5 8 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.29%) EDRMS
6 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.43%) Essbase
8 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.43%) OLAP
8 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (4.29%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.43%) Banking
2 1 (1.43%) Billing
2 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Analyst
2 18 (25.71%) Developer
3 14 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 12 (17.14%) Project Manager
5 11 (15.71%) Systems Analyst
6 10 (14.29%) Data Analyst
6 10 (14.29%) .NET Developer
7 7 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.14%) QA Leader
8 5 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Tester
9 4 (5.71%) Coordinator
9 4 (5.71%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Test Coordinator
9 4 (5.71%) Systems Tester
10 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.86%) .NET
2 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET
2 11 (15.71%) WCF
3 6 (8.57%) XML
4 5 (7.14%) MDX
4 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.43%) HTML
5 1 (1.43%) jQuery
5 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.86%) Statistics
2 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) Replication
3 1 (1.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) ETL
1 18 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (21.43%) Project Management
2 15 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (17.14%) MVC
3 12 (17.14%) Data Analysis
4 11 (15.71%) Migration
5 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (12.86%) Data Modelling
5 9 (12.86%) Data Migration
6 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.57%) Programme Management
7 6 (8.57%) System Testing
7 6 (8.57%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (5.71%) Integration Testing
9 4 (5.71%) Information Management
9 4 (5.71%) UML
9 4 (5.71%) Analytics
10 3 (4.29%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.43%) SQL
2 13 (18.57%) T-SQL
3 12 (17.14%) C#
4 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) ISEB
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.43%) MCSE
3 1 (1.43%) APMP
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.71%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) PeopleSoft
1 9 (12.86%) HP
2 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.00%) Hyperion
4 3 (4.29%) Sun
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (1.43%) Brio
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