The table below looks at the statistics for CFA in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CFA over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 193 203 203
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing CFA 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.036% 0.034% 0.062%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.18% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£575 £363 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -34.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £550 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
777 1099 974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.12% 18.41% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 816 647
Average daily rate £425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 50
Average hourly rate £19.73 £22.00 £36.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -39.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%

CFA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CFA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CFA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CFA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CFA across the City of London region.

CFA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CFA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CFA 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 CFA.

1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) MBA
2 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MDX
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MCT
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

CFA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CFA 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 CFA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Inmon Methodology
1 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MBA
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MCT
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft