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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Analysis
Rank 589 568 531
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -37
Contract jobs citing Financial Analysis 36 48 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.086% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 33
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£338 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-19.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -27 32 £338 -15.62% 15
London +2 19 £500 +33.33% 10
City of London +9 10 £350 -17.64% 1
South West -10 4 £321 -32.42% 1
Bristol -1 3 £321 +7.00%
South East -17 3 £338 - 1
Wales - 3 - -
South Wales - 3 - -
Newport - 3 - -
East of England - 2 £160 - 1
West Midlands 0 1 £325 -18.75% 1
Scotland -5 1 - -
Hampshire -8 1 £200 -
East Midlands -9 1 £375 -6.25% 1
West Yorkshire -22 1 £238 -54.76%
Yorkshire -30 1 £238 -35.37%
North West -31 1 £313 +38.88%
Coventry - 1 £325 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £350 -
Somerset - 1 £375 -
Leicestershire - 1 £375 -
Manchester - 1 £313 -
Berkshire - 1 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 £160 -
Leicester - 1 £375 -
Bath - 1 £375 -
Bradford - 1 £238 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £160 -

Financial Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 90 (100.00%) Finance
2 30 (33.33%) Banking
3 21 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 16 (17.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 15 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 14 (15.56%) Management Information System
7 14 (15.56%) Investment Banking
8 11 (12.22%) Project Management
8 11 (12.22%) MS Project
8 11 (12.22%) Project Planning
9 10 (11.11%) Information Management
9 10 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 10 (11.11%) Programme Management
9 10 (11.11%) Oracle
9 10 (11.11%) Data Modelling
10 9 (10.00%) VB
10 9 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 9 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
11 8 (8.89%) Software Delivery
11 8 (8.89%) MS Office
11 8 (8.89%) CIMA
12 7 (7.78%) Degree
12 7 (7.78%) Matrix Management
13 6 (6.67%) Resource Management
13 6 (6.67%) ACCA
13 6 (6.67%) Financial Institution
13 6 (6.67%) Legal

Financial Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (17.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (12.22%) MS Project
4 8 (8.89%) MS Office
5 3 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.11%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Wireless
2 1 (1.11%) Network Security
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.22%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.22%) Essbase
2 2 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.22%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (1.11%) Big Data
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.11%) OLTP
General
1 90 (100.00%) Finance
2 30 (33.33%) Banking
3 14 (15.56%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.67%) Legal
4 6 (6.67%) Financial Institution
5 5 (5.56%) Retail
6 4 (4.44%) Retail Banking
7 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.22%) Marketing
8 2 (2.22%) Law
8 2 (2.22%) Military
9 1 (1.11%) Billing
9 1 (1.11%) Private Banking
9 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.11%) Front Office
9 1 (1.11%) Advertising
9 1 (1.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (34.44%) Analyst
2 18 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
3 13 (14.44%) Business Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) Architect
4 7 (7.78%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (7.78%) Data Manager
5 6 (6.67%) Business Manager
5 6 (6.67%) Systems Manager
5 6 (6.67%) Programme Manager
6 5 (5.56%) Vendor Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Administrator
7 4 (4.44%) IT Administrator
8 3 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Engagement Manager
9 2 (2.22%) Market Risk Business Analyst
9 2 (2.22%) Commercial Analyst
9 2 (2.22%) Report Manager
9 2 (2.22%) Financial Business Analyst
9 2 (2.22%) Relationships Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) .NET
1 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (15.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.33%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.22%) Statistics
4 2 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.11%) Derivative
5 1 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.67%) Risk Management
1 15 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (12.22%) Project Management
2 11 (12.22%) Project Planning
3 10 (11.11%) Information Management
3 10 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 10 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 10 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 9 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 9 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
5 8 (8.89%) Software Delivery
6 7 (7.78%) Matrix Management
7 6 (6.67%) Resource Management
8 5 (5.56%) Asset Management
8 5 (5.56%) Change Management
9 4 (4.44%) Benchmarking
9 4 (4.44%) Migration
9 4 (4.44%) Document Management
9 4 (4.44%) Data Entry
9 4 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.00%) VB
2 6 (6.67%) SQL
3 4 (4.44%) Java
3 4 (4.44%) VBA
4 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) CIMA
2 7 (7.78%) Degree
3 6 (6.67%) ACCA
4 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.33%) CCAB
6 2 (2.22%) ISEB
6 2 (2.22%) CBAP
6 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.22%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.11%) Basel III
2 1 (1.11%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.11%) P3O
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (6.67%) SAP
4 5 (5.56%) IBM
5 4 (4.44%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.11%) Informatica
6 1 (1.11%) Sage
6 1 (1.11%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.11%) Citrix
6 1 (1.11%) Ericsson
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