The table below looks at the statistics for Financial Modelling skills 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 Modelling over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Modeling
Rank 141 131 113
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -18
Contract jobs citing Financial Modelling 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£475 £325 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -40.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £325 £354
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2831 2128 1694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.01% 72.45% 70.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1097 839
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 127 86
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.15% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Financial Modelling
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Financial Modelling across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Financial Modelling Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Financial Modelling
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 Modelling across the North West region.

Financial Modelling Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Financial Modelling
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Financial Modelling also 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 that cited Financial Modelling.

1 15 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) MS Access
6 2 (13.33%) CRM
6 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
6 2 (13.33%) SAS
6 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) IT Governance
6 2 (13.33%) Billing
6 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
7 1 (6.67%) Critical Success Factor
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
7 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
7 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
7 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) Data Governance

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Financial Modelling also 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 that cited Financial Modelling. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MS Access
1 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 15 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Billing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Commercial Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Change Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Planning Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Transition Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) IT Governance
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) CIMA
1 1 (6.67%) MBA
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.67%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) VMware
1 1 (6.67%) HP
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix
1 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle