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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Finance Analyst
Rank 184 200 198
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 16 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.42% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.45% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 20
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£450 £400 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £367 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £549 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £38.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-36.84% +171.42%
Financial Analyst
London

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
5419 6815 7234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.99% 92.61% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 4995 5252
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 150 173
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) Banking
3 8 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 5 (20.83%) CODA
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
4 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) General Ledger
5 4 (16.67%) CODA-Financials
5 4 (16.67%) ERP
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.50%) Cognos
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle
6 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (12.50%) Retail
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.33%) Degree
7 2 (8.33%) QA
7 2 (8.33%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
7 2 (8.33%) CIMA
7 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (8.33%) VB
7 2 (8.33%) ACCA
7 2 (8.33%) Hyperion

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) CODA-Financials
2 2 (8.33%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (4.17%) Agresso
3 1 (4.17%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) MS Access
3 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 24 (100.00%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) Banking
3 8 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 5 (20.83%) General Ledger
5 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (12.50%) Retail
6 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (4.17%) Law
7 1 (4.17%) Advertising
7 1 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
2 4 (16.67%) ERP
3 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.17%) ITSM
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Practice Management
4 1 (4.17%) Logistics
4 1 (4.17%) Data Management
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) CIMA
1 2 (8.33%) ACCA
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) CODA
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Cognos
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.17%) Sun
4 1 (4.17%) Misys
4 1 (4.17%) CA
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Microgen
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