The first table below looks at the demand for HFM 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 HFM over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the City of London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
Rank 193 209 216
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs citing HFM 1 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.20% 1.46% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £495 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.14% -5.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
490 616 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.61% 8.73% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 431 445
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Average hourly rate £32.43 £32.58 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.47% -29.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.03 £12.00 £41.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £39.51 £63.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.41 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.19% -2.70%
HFM
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HFM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HFM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

HFM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

HFM
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 HFM across the City of London region.

HFM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

HFM
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing HFM 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 HFM.

1 3 (100.00%) Hyperion
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) DRM
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (33.33%) Essbase

HFM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing HFM 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 HFM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) Essbase
1 1 (33.33%) Hyperion Smart View
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Hyperion Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) HFM Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Management Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DRM
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Hyperion
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle