The table below looks at the statistics for the Financial Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Finance Analyst
Rank 135 133 117
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 7 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.069% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.074% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Average daily rate
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£380 £275 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -21.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £275 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £381
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -27.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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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
2942 2698 2267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.63% 92.43% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1844 1599 1373
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 157 160
Average hourly rate £20.12 £17.00 £15.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.36% +11.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.22 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Financial Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 30 March 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 15 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Data Management
4 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 3 (20.00%) Solvency II
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) ACCA
5 2 (13.33%) SAP
5 2 (13.33%) CIMA
5 2 (13.33%) Banking
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
6 1 (6.67%) BPMN
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
6 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) MS Project
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) CIPFA
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 3 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.67%) BPMN
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Quantitative Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ACCA
1 2 (13.33%) CIMA
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (6.67%) FINREP
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) SAP