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 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 14 15 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing Finance 31 19 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.19% 10.05% 27.97%
As % of the General category 65.96% 47.50% 75.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 61
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£463 £465 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £513 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
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
47 40 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 20.00% 21.16% 37.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 79
Average daily rate £444 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +95.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -24.13%

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 September 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 September 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 +7 24 £475 - 6
Lowestoft - - - - 1
Stowmarket - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 28 (32.94%) SQL
2 27 (31.76%) SQL Server
3 25 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (25.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (24.71%) QA
6 20 (23.53%) ETL
7 17 (20.00%) .NET
8 16 (18.82%) Project Management
8 16 (18.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (16.47%) Data Analysis
9 14 (16.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (16.47%) T-SQL
10 13 (15.29%) C#
10 13 (15.29%) HP
10 13 (15.29%) MVC
10 13 (15.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (15.29%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
11 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET
11 11 (12.94%) WCF
12 10 (11.76%) XML
12 10 (11.76%) PeopleSoft
12 10 (11.76%) Data Modelling
12 10 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (11.76%) Migration
13 9 (10.59%) Data Mart
13 9 (10.59%) Hyperion
13 9 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
14 8 (9.41%) Programme Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (8.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle FAH
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.35%) VPN
1 2 (2.35%) DNS
1 2 (2.35%) SAN
1 2 (2.35%) Firewall
1 2 (2.35%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (31.76%) SQL Server
2 22 (25.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (18.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (15.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (10.59%) Data Mart
5 9 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.71%) EDRMS
6 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.18%) Essbase
8 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.18%) OLAP
8 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (5.88%) Financial Institution
2 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Billing
3 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (43.53%) Analyst
2 20 (23.53%) Developer
3 17 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 14 (16.47%) Project Manager
4 14 (16.47%) Data Analyst
5 12 (14.12%) Systems Analyst
6 10 (11.76%) .NET Developer
7 8 (9.41%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Test Coordinator
8 5 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Coordinator
8 5 (5.88%) QA Leader
9 4 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Systems Tester
9 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Tester
9 4 (4.71%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.53%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) .NET
2 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET
2 11 (12.94%) WCF
3 10 (11.76%) XML
4 7 (8.24%) MDX
5 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.35%) jQuery
6 2 (2.35%) JSON
6 2 (2.35%) Web Services
7 1 (1.18%) HTML
7 1 (1.18%) CSS
7 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.53%) Replication
3 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) Clustering
4 1 (1.18%) Statistics
4 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.18%) NHS
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Linux
2 2 (2.35%) UNIX
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (23.53%) ETL
3 16 (18.82%) Project Management
4 14 (16.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (16.47%) Data Analysis
5 13 (15.29%) MVC
6 10 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 10 (11.76%) Migration
7 8 (9.41%) Programme Management
7 8 (9.41%) Data Migration
8 7 (8.24%) Integration Testing
8 7 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.06%) System Testing
9 6 (7.06%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (5.88%) Information Management
10 5 (5.88%) Document Management
10 5 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (4.71%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.94%) SQL
2 14 (16.47%) T-SQL
3 13 (15.29%) C#
4 2 (2.35%) Java
4 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) ISEB
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.35%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.18%) MCSE
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.18%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (24.71%) QA
2 5 (5.88%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.35%) KVM
2 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.35%) Puppet
2 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) HP
2 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.76%) PeopleSoft
4 9 (10.59%) Hyperion
5 3 (3.53%) Sun
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle
7 1 (1.18%) Brio
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