The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 8 16 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Finance 23 21 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.78% 11.05% 24.34%
As % of the General category 53.49% 67.74% 76.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 68
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£413 £445 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.30% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £350 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.10%
Finance
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

General Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
43 31 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.89% 16.32% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 80
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £350 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 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 £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Suffolk region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Suffolk region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Finance
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +4 20 £413 -12.23% 4
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 1
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 29 (36.25%) SQL Server
2 27 (33.75%) SQL
3 24 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (25.00%) .NET
5 19 (23.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (23.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (20.00%) MVC
6 16 (20.00%) C#
6 16 (20.00%) ETL
7 15 (18.75%) Project Management
7 15 (18.75%) QA
7 15 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (16.25%) Data Analysis
8 13 (16.25%) T-SQL
9 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET
9 12 (15.00%) WCF
10 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
11 10 (12.50%) HP
11 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (12.50%) Data Modelling
11 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (11.25%) Migration
12 9 (11.25%) Data Mart
12 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (11.25%) PeopleSoft
12 9 (11.25%) Hyperion
13 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
13 8 (10.00%) SharePoint
13 8 (10.00%) Data Migration

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 8 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) SAN
1 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.50%) VPN
1 2 (2.50%) DNS
1 2 (2.50%) Firewall
1 2 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.25%) SQL Server
2 24 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (23.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (11.25%) Data Mart
5 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (5.00%) EDRMS
8 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.25%) QlikView
10 1 (1.25%) Essbase
10 1 (1.25%) OLAP
10 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (38.75%) Analyst
2 20 (25.00%) Developer
3 15 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 12 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 12 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
5 11 (13.75%) Data Analyst
5 11 (13.75%) .NET Developer
6 8 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.50%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Test Coordinator
8 5 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Coordinator
9 4 (5.00%) Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Applications Architect
9 4 (5.00%) QA Leader
10 3 (3.75%) Solvency II Business Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) .NET
2 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (15.00%) WCF
3 7 (8.75%) XML
4 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (5.00%) MDX
6 2 (2.50%) Web Services
6 2 (2.50%) JSON
6 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.50%) jQuery
7 1 (1.25%) CSS
7 1 (1.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.75%) Replication
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Linux
2 2 (2.50%) UNIX
2 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (20.00%) MVC
2 16 (20.00%) ETL
3 15 (18.75%) Project Management
4 13 (16.25%) Data Analysis
5 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (11.25%) Migration
7 8 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 8 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.75%) Business Analysis
9 6 (7.50%) Document Management
9 6 (7.50%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (6.25%) Coaching
10 5 (6.25%) Information Management
10 5 (6.25%) Data Management
11 4 (5.00%) SOA
11 4 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.75%) SQL
2 16 (20.00%) C#
3 13 (16.25%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.50%) Java
5 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) ISEB
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) Sun Certification
2 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.25%) MCSE
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.75%) QA
2 5 (6.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) KVM
1 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.50%) HP
3 9 (11.25%) PeopleSoft
3 9 (11.25%) Hyperion
4 3 (3.75%) Sun
5 1 (1.25%) Brio
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle
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