The table below looks at the statistics for the Financial Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Finance Analyst
Rank 138 128 130
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 13 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.066% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.071% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- -44.18%
Financial Analyst
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3393 2828 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.45% 93.64% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1972 1529 1119
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £223 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 167 174
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Financial Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Financial Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Financial Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Financial Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Financial Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
Manchester -9 6 £313 +47.05% 3
Cheshire - 3 £525 -
Financial Analyst
England

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 18 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) General Ledger
4 5 (27.78%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (27.78%) CIMA
4 5 (27.78%) ACCA
4 5 (27.78%) Cash Management
5 4 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) Banking
6 3 (16.67%) Retail
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) MS Office
8 1 (5.56%) SAP
8 1 (5.56%) Remedy
8 1 (5.56%) MS Access
8 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.56%) ERP
8 1 (5.56%) SAS
8 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (5.56%) Project Management
8 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
8 1 (5.56%) Data Mart
8 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MS Access
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mart
General
1 18 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) General Ledger
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Billing
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Cash Management
2 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) ERP
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ACCA
1 5 (27.78%) CIMA
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Remedy
3 1 (5.56%) Teradata