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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Analysis
Rank 542 529 527
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Financial Analysis 54 60 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.11% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.15% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 22
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£385 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £572 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £105.68 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £105.68 -

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
41993 40075 34817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.16% 75.26% 74.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26828 25290 20785
Average daily rate £413 £400 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1188 1197 1041
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.82 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 3 June 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 24 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 3 June 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 -15 51 £385 +2.66% 14
London +14 38 £375 -14.28% 10
City of London +19 13 £375 -16.66% 1
South East -20 4 £475 +106.52% 1
Scotland -9 3 - -
Yorkshire -16 3 £450 +18.42%
East of England - 3 £160 -
Surrey +3 2 - -
Birmingham 0 2 £625 +56.25%
Glasgow -5 2 - -
West Midlands -14 2 £625 +98.41%
Brentwood - 2 £160 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £463 -
Sheffield - 2 £463 -
Essex - 2 £160 -
Reading +4 1 £450 +20.00%
Berkshire -4 1 £450 +50.00% 1
Leeds -9 1 £450 +18.42%
Edinburgh -9 1 - -
West Yorkshire -12 1 £450 +18.42%
North West -18 1 £313 +38.88% 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £313 -

Financial Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 82 (100.00%) Finance
2 22 (26.83%) Banking
3 19 (23.17%) MS Excel
3 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
3 19 (23.17%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (19.51%) Management Information System
5 14 (17.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (15.85%) Degree
6 13 (15.85%) Project Management
7 12 (14.63%) Investment Banking
8 10 (12.20%) Information Management
8 10 (12.20%) Programme Management
8 10 (12.20%) Data Modelling
9 9 (10.98%) VB
9 9 (10.98%) Risk Management
9 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (9.76%) Business Analysis
10 8 (9.76%) Project Planning
10 8 (9.76%) MS Project
10 8 (9.76%) SQL
11 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (7.32%) Analytics
12 5 (6.10%) Software Delivery
12 5 (6.10%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2
12 5 (6.10%) MS Office
12 5 (6.10%) Change Management
12 5 (6.10%) Data Analysis
12 5 (6.10%) Asset Management
12 5 (6.10%) Legal

Financial Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (4.88%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (23.17%) MS Excel
2 14 (17.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (9.76%) MS Project
4 5 (6.10%) MS Office
4 5 (6.10%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Primavera
1 2 (2.44%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) Wireless
2 1 (1.22%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.66%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.44%) Essbase
3 2 (2.44%) Hyperion Smart View
4 1 (1.22%) Big Data
4 1 (1.22%) OLTP
General
1 82 (100.00%) Finance
2 22 (26.83%) Banking
3 12 (14.63%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.10%) Legal
5 4 (4.88%) Marketing
5 4 (4.88%) Retail
6 3 (3.66%) Law
6 3 (3.66%) Front Office
7 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.22%) Billing
8 1 (1.22%) Automotive
8 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.22%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (36.59%) Analyst
2 12 (14.63%) Financial Analyst
3 10 (12.20%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) Data Manager
4 7 (8.54%) Business Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Systems Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Programme Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Architect
6 5 (6.10%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Vendor Manager
7 4 (4.88%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.88%) Administrator
7 4 (4.88%) IT Administrator
8 3 (3.66%) Engagement Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Hardware Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Project Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) .NET
1 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.17%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (19.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.88%) Market Risk
4 3 (3.66%) Statistics
4 3 (3.66%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.44%) Life Science
5 2 (2.44%) Economics
6 1 (1.22%) Derivative
6 1 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.22%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.22%) FMCG
6 1 (1.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) Project Management
2 10 (12.20%) Data Modelling
2 10 (12.20%) Programme Management
2 10 (12.20%) Information Management
3 9 (10.98%) Risk Management
3 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (9.76%) Business Analysis
4 8 (9.76%) Project Planning
5 6 (7.32%) Analytics
6 5 (6.10%) Software Delivery
6 5 (6.10%) Data Analysis
6 5 (6.10%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.10%) Change Management
7 4 (4.88%) Resource Management
7 4 (4.88%) Matrix Management
7 4 (4.88%) Data Entry
7 4 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (3.66%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) VB
2 8 (9.76%) SQL
3 2 (2.44%) VBA
4 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.22%) C
4 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) ACCA
2 4 (4.88%) CIMA
3 2 (2.44%) MBA
3 2 (2.44%) CFA
3 2 (2.44%) ISEB
3 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) CBAP
4 1 (1.22%) APMP
4 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.22%) PMP
4 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.22%) CAPM
4 1 (1.22%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.44%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) Basel III
2 1 (1.22%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle
2 4 (4.88%) SAP
3 3 (3.66%) Hyperion
4 2 (2.44%) Ariba
4 2 (2.44%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.22%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.22%) VMware
5 1 (1.22%) F5
5 1 (1.22%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.22%) Informatica
5 1 (1.22%) IBM
5 1 (1.22%) HP
5 1 (1.22%) Citrix
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Connectus
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Croydon
HFG
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago