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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Analysis
Rank 546 524 513
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -11
Contract jobs citing Financial Analysis 32 51 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.097% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.078% 0.13% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 22
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£393 £314 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.09% -9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £456 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £284 £325
% change year-on-year
+40.96% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £88.18 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £88.18 -

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
41243 39297 33632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.22% 74.96% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25676 24119 20154
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1168 1115 1095
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.26 £12.21 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 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 30 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 -35 27 £415 +27.69% 13
London +5 16 £385 +6.20% 9
City of London +19 6 £375 +74.41% 1
South East -24 6 £500 +100.00% 1
Hampshire -8 3 £430 - 1
South West -7 2 £400 +28.00%
East of England - 2 £273 -
Yorkshire -12 1 - -
West Yorkshire -13 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £430 -
Worcester - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Ipswich - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Swindon - - - -

Financial Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 63 (100.00%) Finance
2 16 (25.40%) Project Management
2 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (22.22%) Banking
4 10 (15.87%) Degree
5 9 (14.29%) SQL
6 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
6 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
7 7 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 7 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (9.52%) Market Risk
8 6 (9.52%) Retail
9 5 (7.94%) Investment Banking
9 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
9 5 (7.94%) Front Office
9 5 (7.94%) SAP
9 5 (7.94%) Oracle
9 5 (7.94%) Analytics
10 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
10 4 (6.35%) SAS
10 4 (6.35%) CIMA
10 4 (6.35%) ACCA
10 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.35%) Financial Modelling
10 4 (6.35%) Marketing
11 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (4.76%) Life Science
11 3 (4.76%) Economics
11 3 (4.76%) Primavera

Financial Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (6.35%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.17%) MS Office
4 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (1.59%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) SAN
1 1 (1.59%) Wireless
1 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (1.59%) MS Access
3 1 (1.59%) Essbase
General
1 63 (100.00%) Finance
2 14 (22.22%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Retail
4 5 (7.94%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.94%) Front Office
5 4 (6.35%) Marketing
6 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.59%) Law
7 1 (1.59%) Legal
7 1 (1.59%) Local Government
7 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (52.38%) Analyst
2 12 (19.05%) Business Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (4.76%) Business Manager
4 3 (4.76%) Architect
4 3 (4.76%) Data Analyst
5 2 (3.17%) Administrator
5 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.17%) Senior Manager
5 2 (3.17%) IT Administrator
5 2 (3.17%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (3.17%) Risk Manager
5 2 (3.17%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (3.17%) Vendor Manager
5 2 (3.17%) Portfolio Analyst
6 1 (1.59%) AWS Consultant
6 1 (1.59%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 1 (1.59%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (1.59%) Pricing Analyst
6 1 (1.59%) Relationships Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
1 1 (1.59%) WinForms
1 1 (1.59%) WCF
1 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.52%) Market Risk
3 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.76%) Economics
4 3 (4.76%) Life Science
5 2 (3.17%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (3.17%) Statistics
5 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.59%) FMCG
6 1 (1.59%) Open Source
6 1 (1.59%) Derivative
6 1 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Project Management
2 7 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 5 (7.94%) Analytics
4 4 (6.35%) Financial Modelling
4 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
4 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
5 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.76%) Marketing Analytics
6 2 (3.17%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (3.17%) Data Entry
6 2 (3.17%) Change Control
6 2 (3.17%) People Management
6 2 (3.17%) Business Transformation
6 2 (3.17%) Scrum
6 2 (3.17%) Change Management
6 2 (3.17%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.17%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.59%) VBA
2 1 (1.59%) XAML
2 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.59%) C#
2 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) ACCA
2 4 (6.35%) CIMA
3 2 (3.17%) MBA
3 2 (3.17%) CFA
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) APMP
4 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.59%) CAPM
4 1 (1.59%) CCAB
4 1 (1.59%) CIPFA
4 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.59%) PMP
4 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
1 1 (1.59%) Basel III
1 1 (1.59%) Solvency II
1 1 (1.59%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle
2 5 (7.94%) SAP
3 3 (4.76%) JD Edwards
3 3 (4.76%) Primavera
3 3 (4.76%) Ariba
4 2 (3.17%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.59%) CODA
5 1 (1.59%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) F5
5 1 (1.59%) Cognos
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cititec
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago