The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Financial Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Finance Analyst
Rank 124 103 123
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 17 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.96% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.01% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 15
Median daily rate £313 £350 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £464 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +18.51%
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 South 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2790 2879 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.38% 95.65% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1791 1809 1811
Median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 177 201
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.82 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.97% +4.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Financial Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Financial Analyst in the job title.

Financial Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Financial Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Financial Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Financial Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -7 12 £388 +10.71% 3
Gloucestershire - 3 £310 -
Devon 0 1 £190 -39.20%
Wiltshire -18 1 £300 -25.37%
Financial Analyst
England

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Financial Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Finance
2 13 (30.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (23.26%) Business Analysis
4 9 (20.93%) Migration
5 7 (16.28%) Banking
5 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.28%) SQL
5 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
7 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
7 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
7 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Data Migration
7 5 (11.63%) Data Extraction
7 5 (11.63%) Data Mapping
8 4 (9.30%) ETL
8 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
8 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.30%) Validation
9 3 (6.98%) Quality Management
9 3 (6.98%) CIMA
9 3 (6.98%) UML
9 3 (6.98%) HP
9 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.98%) MS Project
9 3 (6.98%) QA
9 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (6.98%) Requirements Management

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.98%) MS Project
3 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
1 1 (2.33%) SSL
1 1 (2.33%) VPN
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.33%) Selenium
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Automotive
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
4 1 (2.33%) Front Office
4 1 (2.33%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.63%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.33%) Pricing Data
2 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (23.26%) Business Analysis
3 9 (20.93%) Migration
4 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
5 5 (11.63%) Data Mapping
5 5 (11.63%) Data Migration
5 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
5 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.30%) ETL
6 4 (9.30%) Validation
7 3 (6.98%) BPMN
7 3 (6.98%) Change Control
7 3 (6.98%) Quality Management
7 3 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Requirements Management
7 3 (6.98%) UML
8 2 (4.65%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) CIMA
2 2 (4.65%) ACCA
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) CCAB
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) HP
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Citrix
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Teradata