The table below looks at the statistics for Financial Analysis skills 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 Financial Analysis over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Analysis
Rank 191 203 186
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing Financial Analysis 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.098% 0.085% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£363 £338 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.48% -37.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £209 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £492 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.75
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4006 4577 4299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.90% 77.39% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3335 3287
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Financial Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analysis across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Financial Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Financial Analysis
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 Financial Analysis across the City of London region.

Financial Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Financial Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Analysis across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Financial Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Financial Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analysis across the City of London region.

Financial Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Financial Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Financial Analysis 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 Financial Analysis.

1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Front Office
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Market Risk
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) CIMA
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) ACCA
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) ISEB
6 1 (9.09%) CA
6 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) SQL

Financial Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Financial Analysis 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 Financial Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Front Office
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Report Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Accountant
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) WinForms
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Market Risk
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Quantitative Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
3 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
1 1 (9.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CIMA
1 2 (18.18%) ACCA
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) EMIR
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) CA