The table below looks at the statistics for the Financial Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Financial Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Finance Analyst
Rank 94 119 122
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 31 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.18% 0.20% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.22% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 10
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£375 £438 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +44.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £270 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +14.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -36.84%
Financial Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2339 2231 2349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.14% 91.17% 91.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1122 1040
Average daily rate £386 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.93% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 68 92
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% +3.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Financial Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analyst in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Financial Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Analyst across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Financial Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Financial Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Financial Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Reading - 6 £125 -
Bracknell -5 3 £300 -31.42%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £225 -
Financial Analyst
South East

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Financial Analyst in their job title 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 with Financial Analyst in their job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Finance
2 20 (44.44%) CIMA
3 12 (26.67%) CCAB
3 12 (26.67%) CIPFA
3 12 (26.67%) ERP
3 12 (26.67%) AAT
4 11 (24.44%) PeopleSoft
5 10 (22.22%) SAP
6 8 (17.78%) ACCA
7 6 (13.33%) Hyperion
7 6 (13.33%) MS Office
7 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
7 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (8.89%) Marketing
9 4 (8.89%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (6.67%) GAAP
10 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.67%) Flash
10 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
10 3 (6.67%) Business Development
10 3 (6.67%) Data Mart
10 3 (6.67%) HFM
10 3 (6.67%) Hyperion Smart View
10 3 (6.67%) QlikView
10 3 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (4.44%) Hyperion Planning
11 2 (4.44%) SAP BPC

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Financial Analyst in their job title 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 with Financial Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Office
2 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) HFM
2 2 (4.44%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.44%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (4.44%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (2.22%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.22%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.22%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.67%) Data Mart
2 3 (6.67%) QlikView
2 3 (6.67%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (2.22%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
General
1 45 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.89%) Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.22%) Automotive
5 1 (2.22%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Flash
2 1 (2.22%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) ERP
2 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (6.67%) Business Development
3 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (2.22%) Fund Accounting
4 1 (2.22%) Data Entry
4 1 (2.22%) Change Management
4 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) CIMA
2 12 (26.67%) CCAB
2 12 (26.67%) CIPFA
2 12 (26.67%) AAT
3 8 (17.78%) ACCA
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) GAAP
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) PeopleSoft
2 10 (22.22%) SAP
3 6 (13.33%) Hyperion
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.44%) CA
5 2 (4.44%) Cognos
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle