The table below looks at the statistics for Financial Modelling skills 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 Modelling 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
Financial Modeling
Rank 133 133 123
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Financial Modelling 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.069% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.090% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
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£475 £290 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.79% -51.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £335 £354
% change year-on-year
+49.25% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - -
Financial Modelling
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2386 2214 1711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.94% 75.85% 71.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1543 1337 1081
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 88 65
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.31 £12.31 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.65 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Financial Modelling
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Financial Modelling Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Financial Modelling
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 Modelling across the South West region.

Financial Modelling Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Financial Modelling
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Modelling across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Financial Modelling Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Financial Modelling
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Modelling within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Bristol +9 8 £475 +26.66%
Financial Modelling
England

Financial Modelling
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 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 27 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (40.74%) Base SAS
3 11 (40.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 11 (40.74%) Regression Analysis
3 11 (40.74%) Time Series Analysis
3 11 (40.74%) Validation
3 11 (40.74%) SAS
4 7 (25.93%) Middleware
4 7 (25.93%) SOA
4 7 (25.93%) BPR
5 6 (22.22%) Project Management
5 6 (22.22%) Workflow
5 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (22.22%) Statistical Modelling
5 6 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (22.22%) Data Integration
5 6 (22.22%) Degree
5 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 6 (22.22%) Information Management
5 6 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (22.22%) Local Government
5 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
7 4 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
8 3 (11.11%) Solvency II
8 3 (11.11%) ISEB

Financial Modelling
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 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 11 (40.74%) SAS
2 2 (7.41%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Base SAS
1 11 (40.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.41%) EDRMS
General
1 27 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Local Government
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) SAS Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) Spring
2 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 6 (22.22%) Data Integration
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (40.74%) Validation
2 11 (40.74%) Regression Analysis
2 11 (40.74%) Time Series Analysis
3 7 (25.93%) SOA
3 7 (25.93%) BPR
4 6 (22.22%) Project Management
4 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (22.22%) Workflow
4 6 (22.22%) Information Management
4 6 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (22.22%) Statistical Modelling
4 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
7 2 (7.41%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Change Control
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) ACCA
3 1 (3.70%) CIPFA
3 1 (3.70%) CIMA
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix