The table below looks at the statistics for Financial Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Financial Analysis over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial Analysis
UK
Rank 557 595 594
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -1
Contract jobs citing Financial Analysis 39 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.045% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.054% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 12
Median daily rate £425 £338 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £277 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,200 £630 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+40.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £110.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.72% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37444 42299 41509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.58% 82.71% 79.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24822 27641 26311
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 965 1161 1101
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Financial Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Financial Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Financial Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Financial Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Financial Analysis within the UK.

Financial Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Financial Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Financial Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Financial Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analysis within the UK.

Financial Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Financial Analysis
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
England +57 34 £418 +26.03% 4
London +5 13 £357 +1.92% 3
South West +15 6 £425 +30.76% 1
South East +17 5 £200 -38.46%
West Midlands +6 5 £230 -25.80%
Berkshire +23 4 £200 -
Swindon - 4 £425 -
Manchester - 4 £538 -
Bracknell - 4 £200 -
Wiltshire - 4 £425 -
North West - 4 £538 -
Warwickshire -1 3 - -
Atherstone - 3 - -
City of London -3 1 £325 -3.70%
Birmingham - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £500 -
Billingshurst - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £500 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £215 -
Scotland - 1 £215 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £500 -

Financial Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Financial Analysis.

1 66 (100.00%) Finance
2 20 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 20 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (25.76%) Project Management
4 13 (19.70%) Degree
5 12 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 11 (16.67%) Change Management
7 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (15.15%) Data Analysis
7 10 (15.15%) Process Improvement
8 9 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (13.64%) MS Office
9 8 (12.12%) SAP
9 8 (12.12%) Management Information System
9 8 (12.12%) Risk Management
9 8 (12.12%) Use Case
10 7 (10.61%) Economics
10 7 (10.61%) Banking
10 7 (10.61%) Data Modelling
11 6 (9.09%) Cost Transparency
11 6 (9.09%) SQL
11 6 (9.09%) OLAP
11 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (7.58%) Data Quality
12 5 (7.58%) Risk Analysis
12 5 (7.58%) GAAP
12 5 (7.58%) Legal
12 5 (7.58%) Programme Management

Financial Analysis
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 20 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.64%) MS Office
2 9 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.52%) HFM
2 1 (1.52%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.52%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.52%) SAP PS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) OLAP
2 2 (3.03%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.03%) Essbase
2 2 (3.03%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (3.03%) Power BI
2 2 (3.03%) PowerPivot
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.52%) MS Access
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
General
1 66 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Legal
4 4 (6.06%) General Ledger
5 3 (4.55%) Billing
5 3 (4.55%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Advertising
6 1 (1.52%) Automotive
6 1 (1.52%) Back Office
6 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (51.52%) Analyst
2 21 (31.82%) Financial Analyst
3 19 (28.79%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Finance Business Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) Administrator
5 4 (6.06%) Programme Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Risk Manager
6 3 (4.55%) IT Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Financial Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 2 (3.03%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Cost Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Finance Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Innovation Manager
7 2 (3.03%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Strategy Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.03%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Linux
1 4 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Project Management
2 12 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 11 (16.67%) Change Management
4 10 (15.15%) Data Analysis
4 10 (15.15%) Process Improvement
4 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (12.12%) Risk Management
5 8 (12.12%) Use Case
6 7 (10.61%) Data Modelling
6 7 (10.61%) Economics
7 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.09%) Cost Transparency
7 6 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (7.58%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.58%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.58%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (7.58%) Scorecard
9 4 (6.06%) Balanced Scorecard
9 4 (6.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) VB
3 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.52%) C
4 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) ACCA
2 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.03%) CIMA
3 1 (1.52%) MBA
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) Data Quality
1 5 (7.58%) GAAP
1 5 (7.58%) IFRS
2 4 (6.06%) IFRS 9
2 4 (6.06%) SLA
3 3 (4.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) SAP
3 4 (6.06%) Cognos
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) VMware
4 2 (3.03%) CODA
4 2 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) Citrix
5 1 (1.52%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.52%) Intel