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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Analysis
Rank 183 198 190
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing Financial Analysis 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.12% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £215 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% -44.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £165 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £358 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £284 £325
% change year-on-year
+40.96% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £88.18 -
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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
4022 4712 4495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.34% 77.67% 76.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3121 3399 3467
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 47
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -81.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (23.08%) Front Office
4 3 (23.08%) CIMA
4 3 (23.08%) ACCA
4 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Market Risk
4 3 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (15.38%) Data Entry
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Statistics
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Hyperion
5 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) CIPFA
6 1 (7.69%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Hyperion Smart View
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Essbase
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) IT Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Hyperion Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Report Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Vendor Manager
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) WinForms
1 1 (7.69%) WCF
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 3 (23.08%) Market Risk
4 2 (15.38%) Statistics
4 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
1 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) Data Entry
2 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
2 1 (7.69%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) People Management
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) XAML
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ACCA
1 3 (23.08%) CIMA
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) MBA
3 1 (7.69%) CFA
3 1 (7.69%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) EMIR
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Hyperion
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft