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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 5 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Finance 24 47 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 15.38% 23.04% 2.78%
As % of the General category 50.00% 81.03% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 44 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £353 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £475 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.66 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.62% -
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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
48 58 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 30.77% 28.43% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 48 5
Average daily rate £450 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £324 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.94% -0.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, 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 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 14 (27.45%) Business Analysis
3 11 (21.57%) Analytics
4 10 (19.61%) QA
4 10 (19.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
4 10 (19.61%) ISEB
5 9 (17.65%) Oracle
5 9 (17.65%) PeopleSoft
6 8 (15.69%) SQL
6 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (15.69%) Degree
6 8 (15.69%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (11.76%) Validation
8 6 (11.76%) VBA
8 6 (11.76%) MS Office
8 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
9 5 (9.80%) Information Security
9 5 (9.80%) .NET
9 5 (9.80%) Test Planning
10 4 (7.84%) Logical Data Model
10 4 (7.84%) Physical Data Model
10 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (7.84%) Project Management
10 4 (7.84%) Windows

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (1.96%) CMS
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Spatial
1 1 (1.96%) Documentum
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Network Security
1 3 (5.88%) Unified Communications
2 2 (3.92%) DPNSS
2 2 (3.92%) QSIG
2 2 (3.92%) PBX
2 2 (3.92%) VoIP
3 1 (1.96%) IPsec
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
3 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) MPLS
3 1 (1.96%) OSPF
3 1 (1.96%) BGP
3 1 (1.96%) H.323
3 1 (1.96%) IPv4
3 1 (1.96%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.88%) Spotfire
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.88%) OLAP
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.96%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.96%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.88%) Billing
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
2 2 (3.92%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Analyst
2 23 (45.10%) Business Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Developer
4 5 (9.80%) MI Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) MI Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Designer
6 3 (5.88%) Lead Designer
7 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) UML Business Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Service Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Data Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Business Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Junior Tester
8 1 (1.96%) Services Delivery Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Business Process Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.88%) ADO
2 3 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) IVR
4 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) CMDB
4 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Business Analysis
2 11 (21.57%) Analytics
3 10 (19.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (15.69%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (11.76%) Validation
6 6 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (9.80%) Information Security
7 5 (9.80%) Test Planning
8 4 (7.84%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (7.84%) Physical Data Model
8 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (7.84%) Project Management
8 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
8 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) Content Management
9 3 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) VBA
3 3 (5.88%) C#
3 3 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) ISEB
2 8 (15.69%) Degree
3 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) JNCIS
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.96%) MCP
4 1 (1.96%) MCSD
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CCNP
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle
2 9 (17.65%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (3.92%) Avaya
3 2 (3.92%) Kofax
4 1 (1.96%) Avaloq
4 1 (1.96%) Tandberg
4 1 (1.96%) Juniper
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) EMC