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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Finance Analyst
Rank 475 473 463
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 100 88 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 60 81
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£345 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £38.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.84% -
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
47165 45283 49370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.19% 92.85% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29205 27533 28388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1871 1982 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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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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 +12 64 £325 -25.71% 10
South East -23 15 £380 +2.70% 7
North West +8 7 £400 - 1
East of England -20 5 £400 -11.11% 4
West Midlands -11 3 £313 -
Yorkshire - 3 £270 - 2
South West -39 2 £313 - 1
East Midlands +3 1 - -
Financial Analyst
UK

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 182 (100.00%) Finance
2 45 (24.73%) SQL
3 37 (20.33%) Banking
4 25 (13.74%) ACCA
5 24 (13.19%) CIMA
6 23 (12.64%) SQL Server
7 20 (10.99%) Investment Banking
7 20 (10.99%) Business Analysis
8 19 (10.44%) SAP
8 19 (10.44%) ERP
9 18 (9.89%) Microsoft
9 18 (9.89%) MS Excel
9 18 (9.89%) Oracle
10 16 (8.79%) Telecoms
10 16 (8.79%) General Ledger
11 15 (8.24%) Retail
12 14 (7.69%) MS Office
13 13 (7.14%) Project Management
13 13 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
14 10 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (5.49%) Analytics
14 10 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (4.95%) Agresso
15 9 (4.95%) Degree
16 8 (4.40%) Data Analysis
16 8 (4.40%) Data Management
16 8 (4.40%) Financial Modelling
16 8 (4.40%) Hyperion
16 8 (4.40%) Cognos
17 7 (3.85%) SAP FI

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 5 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.10%) MQSeries
Applications
1 18 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.69%) MS Office
3 13 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.30%) MS Project
5 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.10%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.95%) Agresso
2 7 (3.85%) SAP FI
2 7 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (3.85%) SAP CO
3 6 (3.30%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (2.75%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (2.75%) Cognos Controller
5 4 (2.20%) CODA-Financials
5 4 (2.20%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (1.65%) SAP BPC
6 3 (1.65%) SAP ERP
7 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (1.10%) SAP SD
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.55%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) FTP
1 2 (1.10%) Intranet
2 1 (0.55%) LAN
2 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.55%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.20%) MS Access
2 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.65%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.10%) PowerCenter
4 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.10%) DB2
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.55%) ZAP BI
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.55%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.55%) Essbase
5 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Toad
2 1 (0.55%) Lombardi
General
1 182 (100.00%) Finance
2 37 (20.33%) Banking
3 20 (10.99%) Investment Banking
4 16 (8.79%) General Ledger
4 16 (8.79%) Telecoms
5 15 (8.24%) Retail
6 6 (3.30%) Advertising
7 4 (2.20%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.65%) Automotive
9 2 (1.10%) Front Office
9 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.10%) Marketing
10 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.55%) Law
10 1 (0.55%) Legal
10 1 (0.55%) Billing
10 1 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.20%) .NET
2 2 (1.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 3 (1.65%) FMCG
3 2 (1.10%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.55%) NHS
4 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.55%) STB
4 1 (0.55%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (0.55%) Economics
4 1 (0.55%) Derivative
4 1 (0.55%) Statistics
4 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.55%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.85%) Windows
2 3 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (1.65%) UNIX
3 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.10%) Linux
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.55%) SUSE
4 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (10.99%) Business Analysis
2 19 (10.44%) ERP
3 13 (7.14%) Project Management
4 10 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (5.49%) Analytics
5 8 (4.40%) Data Analysis
5 8 (4.40%) Financial Modelling
5 8 (4.40%) Data Management
6 7 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 7 (3.85%) CRM
6 7 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (2.75%) Workflow
7 5 (2.75%) ITIL
7 5 (2.75%) Financial Analysis
7 5 (2.75%) Test Scripting
8 4 (2.20%) Use Case
8 4 (2.20%) User Stories
8 4 (2.20%) Procure-to-pay
8 4 (2.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (24.73%) SQL
2 5 (2.75%) VBA
2 5 (2.75%) C
3 3 (1.65%) VB
4 2 (1.10%) Java
4 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.55%) JCL
5 1 (0.55%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 25 (13.74%) ACCA
2 24 (13.19%) CIMA
3 9 (4.95%) Degree
4 3 (1.65%) CCAB
5 2 (1.10%) ISEB
5 2 (1.10%) CCA
6 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) MBA
6 1 (0.55%) CFA
6 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.65%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.10%) FINREP
3 2 (1.10%) QA
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.55%) GAAP
4 1 (0.55%) MiFID
4 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.55%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) RACF
Vendors
1 19 (10.44%) SAP
2 18 (9.89%) Oracle
2 18 (9.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.40%) Cognos
3 8 (4.40%) Hyperion
4 7 (3.85%) IBM
5 6 (3.30%) JD Edwards
6 5 (2.75%) CODA
6 5 (2.75%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.20%) Remedy
8 3 (1.65%) Sun
8 3 (1.65%) CA
8 3 (1.65%) Reuters
8 3 (1.65%) Citrix
9 2 (1.10%) HP
9 2 (1.10%) Infor
10 1 (0.55%) Microgen
10 1 (0.55%) Misys
10 1 (0.55%) Cisco
10 1 (0.55%) Avaya
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