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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 7 15 2
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Finance 28 13 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.21% 9.29% 21.18%
As % of the General category 71.79% 56.52% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 35
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£471 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £395 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £480 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
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
39 23 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.80% 16.43% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 43
Average daily rate £471 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £377 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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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 +6 27 £468 +3.88% 5
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 1
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (27.59%) Business Analysis
2 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
3 11 (18.97%) PeopleSoft
3 11 (18.97%) ISEB
3 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (18.97%) Analytics
4 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (17.24%) Project Management
5 9 (15.52%) .NET
5 9 (15.52%) SQL
5 9 (15.52%) QA
5 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (15.52%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (12.07%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (12.07%) Data Architecture
7 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (10.34%) Transition Management
8 6 (10.34%) MVC
8 6 (10.34%) C#
9 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling
9 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
9 5 (8.62%) Data Analysis
9 5 (8.62%) Degree
9 5 (8.62%) Logical Data Model
9 5 (8.62%) Physical Data Model
9 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (6.90%) Master Data Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) CMS
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Network Security
1 3 (5.17%) Unified Communications
2 2 (3.45%) DPNSS
2 2 (3.45%) QSIG
2 2 (3.45%) PBX
2 2 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.72%) VPN
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) IPv4
3 1 (1.72%) IPv6
3 1 (1.72%) MPLS
3 1 (1.72%) OSPF
3 1 (1.72%) BGP
3 1 (1.72%) H.323
3 1 (1.72%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (15.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.90%) OLAP
6 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (5.17%) Spotfire
7 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.45%) Data Mart
7 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.72%) Essbase
8 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (5.17%) Billing
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Back Office
2 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
2 1 (1.72%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Analyst
2 24 (41.38%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Architect
3 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Lead Business Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Applications Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Lead Designer
6 3 (5.17%) Business Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Business Manager
6 3 (5.17%) MI Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Designer
7 2 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Transition Manager
7 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) .NET
2 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.45%) WCF
3 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
1 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.17%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.45%) IVR
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Business Analysis
2 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (18.97%) Analytics
3 10 (17.24%) Project Management
4 9 (15.52%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (12.07%) GAP Analysis
5 7 (12.07%) Data Architecture
5 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (10.34%) Transition Management
6 6 (10.34%) MVC
7 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.62%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.62%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (8.62%) Physical Data Model
8 4 (6.90%) Master Data Management
8 4 (6.90%) Data Governance
8 4 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (6.90%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) C#
3 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) ISEB
2 5 (8.62%) Degree
3 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.72%) CCNP
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.72%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Avaya
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco
4 1 (1.72%) Juniper
4 1 (1.72%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.72%) Brio
4 1 (1.72%) Avaloq
4 1 (1.72%) Tandberg