The first table below looks at the demand for the Financial Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 28 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 Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Finance Analyst
Rank 83 65 57
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.098% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.10% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£325 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £305
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +16.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £38.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-36.84% +171.42%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1214 972 965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.84% 95.11% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 451 446
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 18
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.20 £22.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Financial Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Financial Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Financial Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Financial Analyst
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Intranet
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft