The table below looks at the statistics for the Financial Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 277 270 276
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 364 378 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.80% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.85% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 276 237
Average daily rate £400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £535 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.92 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.35% -27.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £102.25 £15.92 -
% change year-on-year
+542.37% -
Financial Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Financial Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Financial Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Financial Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analyst across the England region.

Financial Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Financial Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Financial Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Financial Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 177 £425 - 53
South East +28 86 £343 -17.46% 17
South West -2 25 £360 -1.36% 5
West Midlands 0 20 £390 +4.00% 1
North West -31 16 £450 +8.17% 4
Yorkshire -30 13 £400 +14.28% 5
East of England -1 9 £425 - 1
East Midlands -28 6 £340 -18.80%
North East -16 4 £450 +12.50% 1
Midlands - 4 £450 -
South Coast - 3 £450 -
Financial Analyst
UK

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 788 (100.00%) Finance
2 205 (26.02%) Banking
3 192 (24.37%) Business Analysis
4 121 (15.36%) SQL
5 104 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
6 97 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (11.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 84 (10.66%) MS Excel
9 81 (10.28%) Microsoft
10 73 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 71 (9.01%) SAP
12 62 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
13 61 (7.74%) Oracle
14 60 (7.61%) Data Analysis
15 50 (6.35%) Project Management
16 46 (5.84%) Migration
17 44 (5.58%) Asset Management
17 44 (5.58%) MS Office
18 43 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
19 42 (5.33%) ISEB
20 41 (5.20%) Retail
20 41 (5.20%) Investment Banking
21 37 (4.70%) Data Quality
21 37 (4.70%) Data Modelling
22 36 (4.57%) ACCA
22 36 (4.57%) Test Scripting
23 35 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
24 32 (4.06%) Change Management
24 32 (4.06%) Risk Management
25 31 (3.93%) Legal

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 27 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.79%) SAS
3 4 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.51%) Confluence
3 4 (0.51%) JBoss
3 4 (0.51%) Skype for Business
3 4 (0.51%) WebLogic
3 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.25%) Apache
4 2 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.25%) IIS
4 2 (0.25%) LiveLink
4 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.13%) CMS
5 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 84 (10.66%) MS Excel
2 44 (5.58%) MS Office
3 35 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (2.41%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.76%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
4 10 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (1.27%) SAP CO
5 9 (1.14%) SAP FI
5 9 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.89%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
10 4 (0.51%) SAP BPC
10 4 (0.51%) TradeThru
11 3 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 3 (0.38%) Sonata
11 3 (0.38%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.25%) Office 365
2 2 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.63%) Skype
2 4 (0.51%) CTI
2 4 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.38%) Broadband
3 3 (0.38%) Intranet
3 3 (0.38%) SMS
3 3 (0.38%) WAN
3 3 (0.38%) WebEx
4 2 (0.25%) LAN
4 2 (0.25%) Network Security
5 1 (0.13%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.13%) DMZ
5 1 (0.13%) Internet
5 1 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.13%) IPsec
5 1 (0.13%) OSPF
5 1 (0.13%) PPP
5 1 (0.13%) SAN
5 1 (0.13%) VoIP
5 1 (0.13%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
3 21 (2.66%) SQL Server
4 14 (1.78%) Data Mining
4 14 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.02%) Essbase
6 7 (0.89%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (0.76%) Big Data
7 6 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.63%) DB2
8 5 (0.63%) MS Access
8 5 (0.63%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.51%) Base SAS
9 4 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.51%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.38%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.38%) QlikView
10 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.14%) JIRA
2 5 (0.63%) HP UFT
2 5 (0.63%) Selenium
3 4 (0.51%) WebDriver
4 3 (0.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.25%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.13%) ERwin
6 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.13%) MSTest
6 1 (0.13%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.13%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.13%) Toad
6 1 (0.13%) VersionOne
6 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 788 (100.00%) Finance
2 205 (26.02%) Banking
3 41 (5.20%) Investment Banking
3 41 (5.20%) Retail
4 31 (3.93%) Legal
5 27 (3.43%) General Ledger
6 19 (2.41%) Billing
6 19 (2.41%) Front Office
6 19 (2.41%) Marketing
7 18 (2.28%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.16%) Retail Banking
9 16 (2.03%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.27%) Law
11 7 (0.89%) Back Office
12 6 (0.76%) Automotive
13 5 (0.63%) Advertising
13 5 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
13 5 (0.63%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.51%) Publishing
15 3 (0.38%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.78%) XML
2 13 (1.65%) .NET
3 7 (0.89%) RESTful
3 7 (0.89%) Web Services
4 6 (0.76%) SOAP
5 5 (0.63%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (0.63%) Gherkin
6 4 (0.51%) Flash
6 4 (0.51%) HTML
6 4 (0.51%) REST
6 4 (0.51%) XML Messaging
7 3 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (0.38%) JSON
8 2 (0.25%) Dojo
8 2 (0.25%) FIXML
8 2 (0.25%) FpML
8 2 (0.25%) JMS
8 2 (0.25%) Middleware
8 2 (0.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 104 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (3.93%) Derivative
3 23 (2.92%) Credit Risk
3 23 (2.92%) Market Risk
4 19 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.16%) Equities
6 16 (2.03%) User Experience
7 15 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
8 12 (1.52%) Fixed Income
9 9 (1.14%) Online Banking
10 8 (1.02%) Data Extraction
11 6 (0.76%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.76%) FMCG
12 5 (0.63%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.63%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.38%) Device Driver
14 3 (0.38%) Handset
14 3 (0.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (3.30%) Windows
2 13 (1.65%) Linux
3 10 (1.27%) Unix
4 9 (1.14%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.89%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.38%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.25%) Solaris
9 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.13%) VMS
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (24.37%) Business Analysis
2 97 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (11.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 62 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
6 60 (7.61%) Data Analysis
7 50 (6.35%) Project Management
8 46 (5.84%) Migration
9 44 (5.58%) Asset Management
10 37 (4.70%) Data Modelling
11 36 (4.57%) Test Scripting
12 32 (4.06%) Change Management
12 32 (4.06%) Risk Management
13 30 (3.81%) ERP
13 30 (3.81%) Investment Management
13 30 (3.81%) Validation
14 28 (3.55%) Analytics
15 26 (3.30%) Waterfall
16 24 (3.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 23 (2.92%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 121 (15.36%) SQL
2 16 (2.03%) Java
2 16 (2.03%) VBA
3 8 (1.02%) C#
3 8 (1.02%) T-SQL
4 6 (0.76%) PL/SQL
4 6 (0.76%) VB
5 4 (0.51%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.38%) C++
6 3 (0.38%) Groovy
6 3 (0.38%) Ruby
7 2 (0.25%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.25%) Perl
7 2 (0.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.13%) PHP
8 1 (0.13%) Python
8 1 (0.13%) R
8 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (5.33%) ISEB
2 36 (4.57%) ACCA
3 28 (3.55%) CIMA
4 27 (3.43%) Degree
5 16 (2.03%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.14%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.38%) CBAP
8 3 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.25%) CFA
9 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.25%) MCP
9 2 (0.25%) MCT
9 2 (0.25%) PhD
9 2 (0.25%) PMP
10 1 (0.13%) CCA
10 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.70%) Data Quality
2 24 (3.05%) QA
3 15 (1.90%) SLA
4 14 (1.78%) FATCA
4 14 (1.78%) MiFID
5 10 (1.27%) EMIR
6 9 (1.14%) GAAP
7 8 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.51%) Basel II
9 3 (0.38%) IAS 39
9 3 (0.38%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.38%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.25%) COREP
10 2 (0.25%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.13%) Basel III
11 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.13%) FINREP
11 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.25%) Xen
4 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.13%) vSphere
4 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.76%) SCCM
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (0.25%) Opsview
3 2 (0.25%) SCOM
3 2 (0.25%) vRealize
4 1 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.13%) Control-M
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 81 (10.28%) Microsoft
2 71 (9.01%) SAP
3 61 (7.74%) Oracle
4 22 (2.79%) Hyperion
5 14 (1.78%) HP
6 12 (1.52%) Bloomberg
7 9 (1.14%) Citrix
8 8 (1.02%) JD Edwards
9 7 (0.89%) Algorithmics
9 7 (0.89%) Cognos
10 6 (0.76%) Fidessa
10 6 (0.76%) Reuters
10 6 (0.76%) VMware
11 5 (0.63%) Splunk
12 4 (0.51%) Cisco
13 3 (0.38%) IBM
13 3 (0.38%) Informatica
13 3 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.38%) Teradata
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