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 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Analysis
Rank 185 201 217
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +16
Contract jobs citing Financial Analysis 9 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.085% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £373 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £443 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-19.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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
4242 4556 5700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.60% 77.46% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3362 3388 4231
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 70
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.44 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% -0.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.95 £14.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.15 £58.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 22 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle
4 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 6 (27.27%) Matrix Management
5 6 (27.27%) Software Delivery
5 6 (27.27%) Financial Institution
6 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) IBM
7 4 (18.18%) Java
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (18.18%) Data Entry
7 4 (18.18%) Document Management
8 3 (13.64%) Information Management
8 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
8 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (13.64%) CIMA
8 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
8 3 (13.64%) VB
8 3 (13.64%) MS Project
8 3 (13.64%) ACCA
8 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
9 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
9 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (9.09%) Hyperion
9 2 (9.09%) MS Office
9 2 (9.09%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (13.64%) MS Project
3 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 2 (9.09%) Essbase
2 2 (9.09%) Hyperion Smart View
2 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
General
1 22 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 6 (27.27%) Financial Institution
4 2 (9.09%) Military
4 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Financial Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) IT Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Data Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Relationships Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Report Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Report Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Hardware Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Vendor Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Forecast Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Hyperion Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Statistics
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 6 (27.27%) Matrix Management
2 6 (27.27%) Software Delivery
3 4 (18.18%) Data Entry
3 4 (18.18%) Document Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.64%) Information Management
4 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Open Source
5 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) VB
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ACCA
1 3 (13.64%) CIMA
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Hyperion
5 1 (4.55%) Sage
5 1 (4.55%) SAP