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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 9 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Finance 44 18 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 16.60% 11.54% 23.33%
As % of the General category 77.19% 40.00% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 14 48
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£450 £465 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £400 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £518 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%
General Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
57 45 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 21.51% 28.85% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 28 64
Average daily rate £450 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £520 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +89.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 37 £450 -5.26% 3
Lowestoft - - - -
Stowmarket - - - - 1
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 2
Finance
East of England

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 32 (34.04%) SQL
2 30 (31.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 28 (29.79%) SQL Server
4 26 (27.66%) QA
5 25 (26.60%) ETL
6 23 (24.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (20.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (20.21%) Project Management
7 19 (20.21%) .NET
8 18 (19.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (18.09%) HP Quality Center
10 16 (17.02%) HP
11 15 (15.96%) WCF
11 15 (15.96%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (14.89%) MVC
12 14 (14.89%) T-SQL
12 14 (14.89%) C#
12 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET
13 13 (13.83%) XML
13 13 (13.83%) Data Analysis
14 11 (11.70%) MDX
14 11 (11.70%) Migration
14 11 (11.70%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
15 10 (10.64%) PeopleSoft
15 10 (10.64%) Integration Testing
16 9 (9.57%) System Testing
16 9 (9.57%) Data Migration
16 9 (9.57%) Data Modelling
16 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
2 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle FAH
1 1 (1.06%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.13%) VPN
1 2 (2.13%) DNS
1 2 (2.13%) SAN
1 2 (2.13%) Firewall
1 2 (2.13%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.06%) Intranet
2 1 (1.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 23 (24.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (19.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (15.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (11.70%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (8.51%) Data Mart
7 4 (4.26%) EDRMS
8 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.06%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) SoapUI
2 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.32%) Financial Institution
2 3 (3.19%) Billing
2 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (44.68%) Analyst
2 24 (25.53%) Developer
3 18 (19.15%) Business Analyst
4 15 (15.96%) Project Manager
5 14 (14.89%) Data Analyst
5 14 (14.89%) .NET Developer
6 11 (11.70%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (8.51%) IT Project Manager
8 7 (7.45%) Test Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.38%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (5.32%) QA Leader
10 5 (5.32%) QA Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) Systems Tester
10 5 (5.32%) Test Coordinator
10 5 (5.32%) Business Systems Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) Tester
10 5 (5.32%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.21%) .NET
2 15 (15.96%) WCF
3 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET
4 13 (13.83%) XML
5 11 (11.70%) MDX
6 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.19%) jQuery
8 2 (2.13%) Web Services
8 2 (2.13%) JSON
9 1 (1.06%) Kendo UI
9 1 (1.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.06%) HTML
9 1 (1.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.19%) Replication
3 2 (2.13%) Statistics
3 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.06%) Clustering
4 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.19%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) Linux
2 2 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.91%) User Acceptance Testing
2 25 (26.60%) ETL
3 19 (20.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (20.21%) Project Management
4 14 (14.89%) MVC
5 13 (13.83%) Data Analysis
6 11 (11.70%) Migration
7 10 (10.64%) Integration Testing
8 9 (9.57%) System Testing
8 9 (9.57%) Data Migration
8 9 (9.57%) Data Modelling
8 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (8.51%) Programme Management
10 7 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (6.38%) Portfolio Management
12 5 (5.32%) Analytics
12 5 (5.32%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (5.32%) Information Management
13 4 (4.26%) Document Management
13 4 (4.26%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.04%) SQL
2 14 (14.89%) T-SQL
2 14 (14.89%) C#
3 2 (2.13%) Java
3 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) ISEB
2 5 (5.32%) Degree
3 4 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.13%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.06%) APMP
5 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.06%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (27.66%) QA
2 5 (5.32%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) KVM
1 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (18.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (17.02%) HP
2 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.64%) PeopleSoft
4 8 (8.51%) Hyperion
5 3 (3.19%) Sun
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle
7 1 (1.06%) Capita
7 1 (1.06%) Telerik
Suffolk
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Suffolk
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 475 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Suffolk
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 20 days ago