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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Analysis
Rank 552 518 538
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +20
Contract jobs citing Financial Analysis 48 57 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.11% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 23
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£400 £388 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
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
41303 39122 41685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.30% 73.30% 70.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25558 24009 24155
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1071 1478
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -18 47 £400 +2.10% 20
London +2 35 £375 -11.76% 9
City of London +17 5 £425 -15.00% 1
South West -30 4 £475 -13.63% 1
East Midlands - 3 £400 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £368 - 3
North West -5 1 £225 -28.00% 2
Scotland -23 1 £208 -40.71%
South East -24 1 - - 3
West Yorkshire - 1 £525 - 3
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £210 -
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
East of England - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Leicester - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -

Financial Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Finance
2 26 (24.53%) Project Management
3 19 (17.92%) PRINCE2
4 16 (15.09%) Marketing
5 14 (13.21%) Analytics
5 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
6 13 (12.26%) Degree
6 13 (12.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
8 11 (10.38%) SAP
8 11 (10.38%) Banking
9 10 (9.43%) Retail
9 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (9.43%) Oracle
10 9 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (7.55%) MS Project
11 8 (7.55%) MS Office
11 8 (7.55%) SQL
11 8 (7.55%) CIMA
11 8 (7.55%) Management Information System
11 8 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (6.60%) Data Analysis
12 7 (6.60%) Google
12 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (6.60%) Time Management
12 7 (6.60%) Portfolio Management
12 7 (6.60%) Change Control
12 7 (6.60%) Programme Management
12 7 (6.60%) Business Objects
12 7 (6.60%) E-Commerce

Financial Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.83%) CMS
2 3 (2.83%) Drupal
3 2 (1.89%) SAS
4 1 (0.94%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (12.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.55%) MS Project
3 8 (7.55%) MS Office
4 6 (5.66%) MS Visio
4 6 (5.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (1.89%) SAP R/3
2 2 (1.89%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.89%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.94%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.94%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Google Apps
2 3 (2.83%) IaaS
2 3 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (5.66%) MS Access
4 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.89%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.89%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.94%) Essbase
8 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (4.72%) JIRA
2 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 106 (100.00%) Finance
2 16 (15.09%) Marketing
3 11 (10.38%) Banking
4 10 (9.43%) Retail
5 6 (5.66%) Legal
6 4 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (3.77%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.83%) Back Office
7 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.94%) Law
9 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (38.68%) Analyst
2 12 (11.32%) Business Analyst
3 10 (9.43%) Project Manager
3 10 (9.43%) Business Manager
4 7 (6.60%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) Financial Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) Programme Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Programme Office Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Technical Project Manager
6 5 (4.72%) Report Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Technical Manager
7 4 (3.77%) Consultant
7 4 (3.77%) Programme Office Support
8 3 (2.83%) Pricing Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Planning Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Relationships Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Business Project Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Business Consultant
8 3 (2.83%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) HTML
1 3 (2.83%) Web Services
1 3 (2.83%) Flash
2 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.94%) JSON
2 1 (0.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (0.94%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.94%) XML
2 1 (0.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.77%) Derivative
2 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.83%) Social Media
3 3 (2.83%) Equities
4 2 (1.89%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.89%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.94%) iPad
5 1 (0.94%) Economics
5 1 (0.94%) Replication
5 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.53%) Project Management
2 19 (17.92%) PRINCE2
3 14 (13.21%) Analytics
4 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.60%) E-Commerce
6 7 (6.60%) Programme Management
6 7 (6.60%) Data Analysis
6 7 (6.60%) Change Control
6 7 (6.60%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (6.60%) Time Management
7 6 (5.66%) Financial Modelling
7 6 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.66%) Benchmarking
8 5 (4.72%) Scrum
8 5 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.72%) Kanban
8 5 (4.72%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.77%) Web Analytics
9 4 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.55%) SQL
2 5 (4.72%) C
3 3 (2.83%) Java
3 3 (2.83%) PHP
3 3 (2.83%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.83%) VBA
4 2 (1.89%) VB
5 1 (0.94%) C#
5 1 (0.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) Degree
2 8 (7.55%) CIMA
3 7 (6.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (4.72%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.77%) ACCA
5 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.77%) ISEB
6 3 (2.83%) PMP
6 3 (2.83%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.94%) PhD
8 1 (0.94%) MBA
8 1 (0.94%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) EMIR
2 3 (2.83%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (2.83%) SLA
3 2 (1.89%) AIFMD
3 2 (1.89%) UCITS
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.38%) SAP
3 10 (9.43%) Oracle
4 7 (6.60%) Business Objects
4 7 (6.60%) Google
5 5 (4.72%) IBM
5 5 (4.72%) Citrix
6 4 (3.77%) Cognos
7 3 (2.83%) Adobe
7 3 (2.83%) Calypso
7 3 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.83%) VMware
7 3 (2.83%) Tableau
8 2 (1.89%) Primavera
8 2 (1.89%) Hummingbird
8 2 (1.89%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.94%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.94%) Ariba
9 1 (0.94%) CA
9 1 (0.94%) Capita
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £150 - £2001 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago