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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Analysis
Rank 194 206 192
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing Financial Analysis 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.029% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.038% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
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£450 £479 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +74.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +15.38%
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
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (27.27%) Front Office
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) ACCA
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) CIMA
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) Market Risk
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 1 (9.09%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) EMIR
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (27.27%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Front Office
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Back Office
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Report Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Accountant
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (9.09%) WCF
1 1 (9.09%) WinForms
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Market Risk
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
3 1 (9.09%) Quantitative Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) XAML
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ACCA
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) CIMA
2 1 (9.09%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) EMIR
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) CA
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft