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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 33 12 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 21.71% 11.43% 17.20%
As % of the General category 66.00% 38.71% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 29
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£450 £451 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +20.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%
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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 31 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 32.89% 29.52% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 15 32
Average daily rate £425 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £475 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 14 (24.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
3 12 (21.05%) PeopleSoft
3 12 (21.05%) SQL
3 12 (21.05%) ISEB
3 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (19.30%) Systems Analysis
4 11 (19.30%) Project Management
5 10 (17.54%) ETL
5 10 (17.54%) .NET
6 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (12.28%) MVC
7 7 (12.28%) C#
7 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
7 7 (12.28%) Business Analysis
7 7 (12.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (10.53%) Transition Management
8 6 (10.53%) QA
8 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
8 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
8 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 5 (8.77%) Data Management
9 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.77%) Data Modelling
9 5 (8.77%) HP
9 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (8.77%) Document Management
9 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
9 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (12.28%) SharePoint
1 7 (12.28%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (7.02%) Data Mart
5 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.26%) EDRMS
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.75%) Essbase
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.75%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Analyst
2 22 (38.60%) Business Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Project Manager
4 8 (14.04%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Business Manager
7 3 (5.26%) QA Leader
7 3 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Test Coordinator
7 3 (5.26%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.51%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) .NET
2 4 (7.02%) XML
3 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.26%) WCF
4 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.51%) MDX
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (19.30%) Project Management
2 11 (19.30%) Systems Analysis
3 10 (17.54%) ETL
4 9 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (12.28%) Business Analysis
5 7 (12.28%) MVC
6 6 (10.53%) Transition Management
7 5 (8.77%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (8.77%) Data Management
7 5 (8.77%) Document Management
7 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.77%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.02%) SOA
8 4 (7.02%) UML
8 4 (7.02%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (7.02%) Information Management
8 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) C#
3 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) ISEB
2 3 (5.26%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.75%) MCSE
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) PeopleSoft
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.77%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.75%) Brio
4 1 (1.75%) Sun
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
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