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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Finance 26 13 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 21.14% 12.75% 22.94%
As % of the General category 59.09% 46.43% 75.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 45
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£425 £470 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £350 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
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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
44 28 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 35.77% 27.45% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 16 52
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £488 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 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 24 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 19 (28.79%) SQL Server
2 18 (27.27%) SQL
3 17 (25.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (24.24%) Project Management
4 16 (24.24%) PeopleSoft
5 15 (22.73%) .NET
5 15 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (19.70%) ETL
6 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (16.67%) ISEB
7 11 (16.67%) C#
7 11 (16.67%) MVC
8 10 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (13.64%) QA
9 9 (13.64%) Data Analysis
9 9 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (12.12%) T-SQL
10 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
10 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (10.61%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (10.61%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (10.61%) WCF
11 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (10.61%) Hyperion
11 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
11 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
11 7 (10.61%) Data Modelling
11 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
11 7 (10.61%) HP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (10.61%) SharePoint
1 7 (10.61%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (25.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (19.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (9.09%) Data Mart
5 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.55%) EDRMS
8 1 (1.52%) Essbase
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.52%) OLAP
8 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.52%) Banking
2 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Analyst
2 17 (25.76%) Business Analyst
3 14 (21.21%) Project Manager
4 10 (15.15%) Systems Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Developer
5 9 (13.64%) IT Project Manager
6 7 (10.61%) Data Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.58%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.06%) QA Leader
9 4 (6.06%) Applications Architect
9 4 (6.06%) Test Coordinator
9 4 (6.06%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Architect
9 4 (6.06%) Coordinator
10 3 (4.55%) Tester
10 3 (4.55%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) .NET
2 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
2 7 (10.61%) WCF
3 5 (7.58%) XML
4 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.03%) MDX
5 1 (1.52%) CSS
5 1 (1.52%) jQuery
5 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.03%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Project Management
2 15 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (19.70%) ETL
4 11 (16.67%) MVC
5 10 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (13.64%) Data Analysis
6 9 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (10.61%) Data Modelling
8 6 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 6 (9.09%) Migration
8 6 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (9.09%) Data Migration
9 5 (7.58%) Document Management
9 5 (7.58%) Data Management
10 4 (6.06%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (6.06%) Information Management
10 4 (6.06%) UML
10 4 (6.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) SQL
2 11 (16.67%) C#
3 8 (12.12%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.06%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) ISEB
2 3 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) PeopleSoft
2 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.61%) HP
3 7 (10.61%) Hyperion
4 2 (3.03%) Sun
5 1 (1.52%) Brio
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle
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