The table below looks at the statistics for the Financial Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 53 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.53% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £102.25 £15.92 -
% change year-on-year
+542.37% -
Financial Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
528 618 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.47% 96.71% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 327 316
Average daily rate £388 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 45 44
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Financial Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Financial Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Analyst across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Financial Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Financial Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Financial Analyst
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Analytics
1 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
1 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
1 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft