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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Analysis
Rank 570 537 548
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +11
Contract jobs citing Financial Analysis 48 49 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.093% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.13% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 16
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£413 £425 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £358
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +25.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £43.75 £13.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +235.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £13.05
% change year-on-year
- +244.82%

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
42898 38918 40274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.04% 72.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27476 24169 23477
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1150 1496
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 -28 46 £400 -11.11% 30
London -2 35 £425 - 9
City of London +19 6 £450 - 2
South East -25 4 £375 +1.35% 3
South West -35 4 £463 -18.14% 8
Hampshire - 2 £375 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 3
North West - - - - 5
East of England - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Northwich - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Watford - - - -
Worcester - - - - 2
York - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 2
Essex - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 3
Basildon - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -

Financial Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Finance
2 29 (27.88%) Project Management
3 26 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (14.42%) Banking
5 14 (13.46%) PRINCE2
5 14 (13.46%) Marketing
6 13 (12.50%) Analytics
7 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 12 (11.54%) Retail
8 11 (10.58%) SAP
8 11 (10.58%) Oracle
9 10 (9.62%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (8.65%) Degree
10 9 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
12 7 (6.73%) E-Commerce
12 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (6.73%) CIMA
12 7 (6.73%) Google
12 7 (6.73%) Investment Banking
12 7 (6.73%) Financial Modelling
12 7 (6.73%) Portfolio Management
13 6 (5.77%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (5.77%) Business Analysis
13 6 (5.77%) Management Information System
13 6 (5.77%) Legal
13 6 (5.77%) Scrum
13 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
13 6 (5.77%) ACCA

Financial Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.88%) SAS
2 3 (2.88%) CMS
2 3 (2.88%) Drupal
3 1 (0.96%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (5.77%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.92%) MS Project
3 2 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.92%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.96%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.96%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.96%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) Google Apps
2 4 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.88%) SaaS
3 3 (2.88%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.81%) MS Access
1 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.88%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.96%) Big Data
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.96%) Essbase
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) JIRA
General
1 104 (100.00%) Finance
2 15 (14.42%) Banking
3 14 (13.46%) Marketing
4 12 (11.54%) Retail
5 7 (6.73%) Investment Banking
6 6 (5.77%) Legal
7 5 (4.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
8 4 (3.85%) Back Office
9 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.92%) Front Office
10 2 (1.92%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.92%) Billing
11 1 (0.96%) Local Government
11 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (42.31%) Analyst
2 13 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 10 (9.62%) Financial Analyst
4 9 (8.65%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.73%) Business Manager
5 7 (6.73%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (4.81%) Pricing Analyst
6 5 (4.81%) Consultant
7 4 (3.85%) Report Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Technical Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Business Consultant
8 3 (2.88%) Relationships Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (2.88%) Planning Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Programme Office Support
8 3 (2.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (2.88%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 2 (1.92%) Project Officer
9 2 (1.92%) Billing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.88%) HTML
1 3 (2.88%) Web Services
1 3 (2.88%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.88%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.88%) Social Media
4 3 (2.88%) Derivative
5 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.92%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.92%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.96%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.96%) iPad
6 1 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.96%) Equities
6 1 (0.96%) PMI
6 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.88%) Project Management
2 14 (13.46%) PRINCE2
3 13 (12.50%) Analytics
4 9 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.73%) E-Commerce
6 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.73%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (6.73%) Financial Modelling
7 6 (5.77%) Scrum
7 6 (5.77%) Business Analysis
8 5 (4.81%) Project Planning
8 5 (4.81%) Benchmarking
8 5 (4.81%) Kanban
8 5 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.81%) Change Control
9 4 (3.85%) Data Governance
9 4 (3.85%) Software Asset Management
9 4 (3.85%) Time Management
9 4 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.81%) C
2 4 (3.85%) SQL
3 3 (2.88%) Java
3 3 (2.88%) PHP
4 2 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) Degree
2 7 (6.73%) CIMA
3 6 (5.77%) ACCA
4 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.85%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.85%) ISEB
6 3 (2.88%) PMP
7 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.96%) PhD
8 1 (0.96%) CIPFA
8 1 (0.96%) MBA
8 1 (0.96%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) EMIR
2 3 (2.88%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.92%) AIFMD
3 2 (1.92%) UCITS
3 2 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.58%) Oracle
2 11 (10.58%) SAP
3 7 (6.73%) Google
4 5 (4.81%) Business Objects
4 5 (4.81%) Citrix
5 4 (3.85%) Adobe
5 4 (3.85%) Tableau
5 4 (3.85%) IBM
6 3 (2.88%) Calypso
6 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.88%) VMware
7 2 (1.92%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.92%) Cognos
8 1 (0.96%) HP
8 1 (0.96%) CODA
8 1 (0.96%) CA
8 1 (0.96%) Capita
8 1 (0.96%) Primavera
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