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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Rank 198 224 196
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -28
Contract jobs citing CFA 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.085% 0.085% 0.063%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.60% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£563 £614 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.35% +6.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £360 £535
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £700 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
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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
882 1007 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.03% 14.25% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 689 596
Average daily rate £418 £410 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.82% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 27
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.65 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% -39.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CFA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

CFA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

CFA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 4 (80.00%) MBA
2 4 (80.00%) MCT
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) FTP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Project
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (20.00%) SDH
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) SONET
5 1 (20.00%) DWDM
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) SDH
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) SONET
2 1 (20.00%) DWDM
2 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Report Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) MBA
2 4 (80.00%) MCT
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft