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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Finance 22 13 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 18.97% 15.29% 28.51%
As % of the General category 62.86% 76.47% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 57
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£475 £470 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £353 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
Finance
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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
35 17 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 30.17% 20.00% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 69
Average daily rate £450 £433 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 (41.27%) SQL Server
2 21 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (31.75%) SQL
4 17 (26.98%) .NET
5 16 (25.40%) ETL
5 16 (25.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (20.63%) QA
7 13 (20.63%) MVC
7 13 (20.63%) Project Management
7 13 (20.63%) C#
8 12 (19.05%) T-SQL
8 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (17.46%) Data Analysis
10 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (14.29%) Migration
11 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
11 9 (14.29%) WCF
12 8 (12.70%) Data Mart
12 8 (12.70%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (12.70%) Data Migration
12 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (12.70%) PeopleSoft
12 8 (12.70%) HP
13 7 (11.11%) Hyperion
13 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
13 7 (11.11%) SharePoint

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 7 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (6.35%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (41.27%) SQL Server
2 21 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (25.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (12.70%) Data Mart
5 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.76%) EDRMS
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.59%) Essbase
9 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.59%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.59%) Banking
2 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Analyst
2 15 (23.81%) Developer
3 13 (20.63%) Business Analyst
4 11 (17.46%) Systems Analyst
5 10 (15.87%) Project Manager
6 9 (14.29%) Data Analyst
7 8 (12.70%) .NET Developer
8 7 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (6.35%) Test Coordinator
9 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Applications Architect
9 4 (6.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.35%) C# Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Architect
9 4 (6.35%) Coordinator
9 4 (6.35%) QA Leader
9 4 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Tester
10 3 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) .NET
2 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 9 (14.29%) WCF
3 5 (7.94%) XML
4 4 (6.35%) MDX
4 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.59%) CSS
6 1 (1.59%) HTML
6 1 (1.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Replication
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) ETL
2 14 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (20.63%) Project Management
3 13 (20.63%) MVC
4 11 (17.46%) Data Analysis
5 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (14.29%) Migration
6 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 8 (12.70%) Data Migration
8 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (9.52%) UML
9 6 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (9.52%) Programme Management
10 5 (7.94%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (7.94%) Document Management
10 5 (7.94%) Data Management
11 4 (6.35%) Zachman Framework
11 4 (6.35%) Information Management
11 4 (6.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) SQL
2 13 (20.63%) C#
3 12 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.35%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) ISEB
3 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) PeopleSoft
2 8 (12.70%) HP
3 7 (11.11%) Hyperion
4 3 (4.76%) Sun
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) Brio
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