The table below looks at the statistics for Financial Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Financial Analysis over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Analysis
Rank 551 524 493
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -31
Contract jobs citing Financial Analysis 28 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.080% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.071% 0.11% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 22
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£415 £255 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.74% -37.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £491 £614
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £255 £320
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £165.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £165.00 -

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
39429 37564 32100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.02% 75.01% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24726 22718 19169
Average daily rate £420 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1056 1102 1125
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Financial Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 March 2015.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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
England -21 24 £440 +35.38% 12
London -2 14 £450 +20.00% 6
South East -23 5 £465 +106.66% 4
City of London +9 3 £475 +120.93% 1
South Wales - 3 £350 - 1
Wales - 3 £350 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £430 - 2
Cardiff - 3 £350 - 1
East of England - 2 £273 -
South West - 2 £400 -
West Yorkshire -10 1 - -
Yorkshire -18 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £430 - 1
Worcester - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - -

Financial Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Financial Analysis 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 Analysis.

1 68 (100.00%) Finance
2 18 (26.47%) Project Management
3 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (20.59%) Banking
5 9 (13.24%) Degree
5 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
6 8 (11.76%) SQL
6 8 (11.76%) SAP
7 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
8 6 (8.82%) Retail
8 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.82%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (7.35%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
9 5 (7.35%) Front Office
9 5 (7.35%) Business Analysis
9 5 (7.35%) Market Risk
9 5 (7.35%) Oracle
9 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.35%) CIMA
10 4 (5.88%) ACCA
10 4 (5.88%) SAS
10 4 (5.88%) Marketing
10 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
10 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
10 4 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (4.41%) Analytics
11 3 (4.41%) Marketing Analytics
11 3 (4.41%) Billing

Financial Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Financial Analysis 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 Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.88%) SAS
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.82%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) SAN
1 1 (1.47%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.47%) MS Access
General
1 68 (100.00%) Finance
2 14 (20.59%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 5 (7.35%) Front Office
5 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.88%) Marketing
6 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.41%) Billing
7 1 (1.47%) Local Government
7 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Back Office
7 1 (1.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (57.35%) Analyst
2 12 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 11 (16.18%) Financial Analyst
4 4 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.41%) Architect
5 3 (4.41%) Senior Manager
5 3 (4.41%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) Data Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) Pricing Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) Portfolio Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) Risk Manager
6 2 (2.94%) Billing Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) Strategy Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) Consultant
7 1 (1.47%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.47%) Technical Architect
7 1 (1.47%) Systems Support
7 1 (1.47%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
1 1 (1.47%) Web Services
1 1 (1.47%) WinForms
1 1 (1.47%) WCF
1 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Market Risk
3 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.41%) Economics
4 3 (4.41%) Life Science
5 2 (2.94%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.47%) Statistics
6 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.47%) FMCG
6 1 (1.47%) PMI
6 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Project Management
2 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
3 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
3 5 (7.35%) Business Analysis
3 5 (7.35%) Financial Modelling
4 4 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.41%) Scrum
5 3 (4.41%) Change Management
5 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.41%) Analytics
5 3 (4.41%) Marketing Analytics
6 2 (2.94%) Data Analysis
6 2 (2.94%) Business Transformation
6 2 (2.94%) People Management
6 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.94%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.94%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.47%) VBA
2 1 (1.47%) XAML
2 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.47%) C#
2 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) CIMA
3 4 (5.88%) ACCA
4 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.94%) MBA
4 2 (2.94%) CFA
4 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) VCP4
5 1 (1.47%) APMP
5 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.47%) CAPM
5 1 (1.47%) CCAB
5 1 (1.47%) PMP
5 1 (1.47%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
1 1 (1.47%) Basel III
1 1 (1.47%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) SAP
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle
4 3 (4.41%) JD Edwards
4 3 (4.41%) Primavera
4 3 (4.41%) Ariba
5 1 (1.47%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.47%) CODA
5 1 (1.47%) Cognos
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
5 1 (1.47%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) F5
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £430 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago