The table below looks at the statistics for the Financial Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Finance Analyst
Rank 179 189 203
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 17 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £275 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £569
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4890 5349 6613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.97% 92.10% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3890 4809
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 145
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £13.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Financial Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analyst in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Financial Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Financial Analyst
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 Analyst across the City of London region.

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Financial Analyst
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 Analyst across the City of London region.

Financial Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Financial Analyst in their job title 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 with Financial Analyst in their job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 7 (21.21%) Banking
3 7 (21.21%) Financial Analysis
4 6 (18.18%) SAP
4 6 (18.18%) ACCA
5 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) CIMA
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (12.12%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (9.09%) Hyperion
7 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (9.09%) Legal
7 3 (9.09%) Essbase
7 3 (9.09%) Retail
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) Degree
8 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
8 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
8 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (6.06%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Statistics
8 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
8 2 (6.06%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (6.06%) Hyperion Smart View
8 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Migration
8 2 (6.06%) Military

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Financial Analyst in their job title 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 with Financial Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (6.06%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.03%) Maximo
2 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.03%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (3.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.09%) Essbase
3 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.06%) Hyperion Smart View
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.03%) SQLPlus
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Toad
General
1 33 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Legal
4 2 (6.06%) Military
5 1 (3.03%) Front Office
5 1 (3.03%) Advertising
5 1 (3.03%) Law
5 1 (3.03%) Billing
5 1 (3.03%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) XML
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Statistics
1 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.03%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Financial Analysis
2 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
3 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (3.03%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (3.03%) Cash Management
5 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.03%) Data Transformation
5 1 (3.03%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (3.03%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.03%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.06%) VBA
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ACCA
2 4 (12.12%) CIMA
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) Basel III
1 1 (3.03%) EMIR
1 1 (3.03%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) SAP
3 3 (9.09%) Hyperion
4 2 (6.06%) CODA
5 1 (3.03%) Sage
5 1 (3.03%) Cognos
5 1 (3.03%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft