The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Suffolk region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 7 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 43 28 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 16.93% 14.51% 21.35%
As % of the General category 64.18% 77.78% 72.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 40
Average daily rate £425 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £350 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.39 £22.77
% change year-on-year
+0.56% -14.84%
General Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
67 36 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.38% 18.65% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 43
Average daily rate £403 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £350 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £472 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 - £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Finance
East of England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -1 36 £425 - 6
Stowmarket - - - - 1
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Felixstowe - - - -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (37.74%) SQL
2 17 (32.08%) QA
2 17 (32.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
4 15 (28.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (26.42%) ETL
5 14 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (24.53%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (20.75%) MDX
7 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (18.87%) HP
9 9 (16.98%) .NET
9 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
9 9 (16.98%) WCF
9 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (15.09%) System Testing
10 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
11 7 (13.21%) C#
11 7 (13.21%) MVC
11 7 (13.21%) Project Management
11 7 (13.21%) Integration Testing
12 6 (11.32%) Migration
12 6 (11.32%) XML
12 6 (11.32%) ISEB
12 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (11.32%) SoapUI
13 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
13 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle FAH
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Intranet
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) Wireless
2 1 (1.89%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (28.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (5.66%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.89%) Ant
General
1 3 (5.66%) Billing
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Analyst
2 18 (33.96%) Developer
3 9 (16.98%) .NET Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Data Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Business Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Test Manager
5 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (7.55%) QA Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Workstream Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Data Manager
6 3 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Tester
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (3.77%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) MDX
2 9 (16.98%) WCF
2 9 (16.98%) .NET
3 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
4 6 (11.32%) XML
5 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.77%) Kendo UI
6 2 (3.77%) jQuery
7 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.89%) Spring
7 1 (1.89%) Web Services
7 1 (1.89%) J2EE
7 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Statistics
1 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
1 2 (3.77%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.89%) Replication
2 1 (1.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (26.42%) ETL
2 14 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (15.09%) System Testing
4 7 (13.21%) Integration Testing
4 7 (13.21%) MVC
4 7 (13.21%) Project Management
5 6 (11.32%) Migration
6 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
6 5 (9.43%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.55%) Test Strategy
7 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.55%) UML
7 4 (7.55%) Analytics
8 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.66%) Test Management
8 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.77%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
3 7 (13.21%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) ISEB
2 3 (5.66%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.08%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) HP
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Telerik
4 1 (1.89%) Capita
4 1 (1.89%) Avaya
4 1 (1.89%) Veritas
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
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