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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 6 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Finance 26 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 18.44% 11.96% 19.15%
As % of the General category 81.25% 57.89% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 17
Average daily rate
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£468 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £395 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £455
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 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
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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
32 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 22.70% 20.65% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 21
Average daily rate £468 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £377 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 29 January 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 January 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 16 (29.63%) Business Analysis
2 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
3 11 (20.37%) PeopleSoft
3 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (20.37%) Analytics
4 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (18.52%) ISEB
5 9 (16.67%) Project Management
5 9 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (16.67%) QA
6 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (14.81%) .NET
6 8 (14.81%) SQL
7 7 (12.96%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (12.96%) Data Architecture
7 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (11.11%) MVC
8 6 (11.11%) C#
8 6 (11.11%) Transition Management
9 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (9.26%) Logical Data Model
9 5 (9.26%) Physical Data Model
9 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
9 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
9 5 (9.26%) Degree
9 5 (9.26%) Data Analysis
10 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications
1 3 (5.56%) Network Security
2 2 (3.70%) QSIG
2 2 (3.70%) DPNSS
2 2 (3.70%) PBX
2 2 (3.70%) VoIP
3 1 (1.85%) IPv4
3 1 (1.85%) IPv6
3 1 (1.85%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.85%) VPN
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) MPLS
3 1 (1.85%) OSPF
3 1 (1.85%) BGP
3 1 (1.85%) H.323
3 1 (1.85%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.41%) OLAP
6 3 (5.56%) Spotfire
6 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (3.70%) Data Mart
7 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.85%) Essbase
General
1 3 (5.56%) Billing
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Analyst
2 24 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.11%) Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Applications Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Lead Designer
7 3 (5.56%) Designer
7 3 (5.56%) MI Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Business Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Transition Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) WCF
2 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.70%) IVR
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.85%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Business Analysis
2 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (20.37%) Analytics
3 9 (16.67%) Project Management
3 9 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (12.96%) GAP Analysis
4 7 (12.96%) Data Architecture
4 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (11.11%) MVC
5 6 (11.11%) Transition Management
6 5 (9.26%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (9.26%) Physical Data Model
6 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.26%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (7.41%) Data Management
7 4 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (7.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) C#
3 4 (7.41%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) ISEB
2 5 (9.26%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.85%) CCNP
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.85%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Avaya
3 1 (1.85%) Juniper
3 1 (1.85%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Brio
3 1 (1.85%) Avaloq
3 1 (1.85%) Tandberg