The table below looks at the statistics for HFM 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 HFM over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
Rank 154 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HFM 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% - -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £550 £550
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
HFM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
385 373 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.13% 11.85% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 189 145
Average daily rate £400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 4
Average hourly rate £66.54 £19.00 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+250.18% +10.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -53.70%

HFM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HFM across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

HFM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HFM
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

HFM Daily Rate Trend in the North West

HFM
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 HFM within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £400 -
HFM
England

HFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing HFM 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 HFM.

1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) Hyperion
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (20.00%) General Ledger
4 2 (20.00%) ACCA
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) CIMA
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (10.00%) DRM
5 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Life Science
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) FMCG

HFM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing HFM 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 HFM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Hyperion Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Hyperion Support
4 1 (10.00%) Hyperion Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Management Accountant
4 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Reporting Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
1 1 (10.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (10.00%) DRM
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ACCA
1 2 (20.00%) CIMA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Hyperion
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP