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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial Analysis
Rank 570 536 533
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -3
Contract jobs citing Financial Analysis 42 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.082% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.11% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £565 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £43.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%

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
41873 37624 36372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.63% 73.75% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27230 23353 21214
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1164 1139 1463
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 November 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 November 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 -4 37 £425 +6.25% 24
London +2 26 £450 +9.09% 12
City of London +23 6 £450 - 1
South East -25 6 £375 -
Swindon -9 3 £425 -24.77% 1
Wiltshire -17 3 £425 -24.77% 1
South West -34 3 £425 -24.77% 3
Hampshire - 3 £375 -
West Midlands -14 1 £350 -6.66% 1
East of England -14 1 £413 +34.14%
Hertfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - - 6
Watford - - - -
Woking - - - -
Worcester - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 3
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Northwich - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 1

Financial Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 90 (100.00%) Finance
2 30 (33.33%) Project Management
3 20 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (15.56%) Banking
5 13 (14.44%) PRINCE2
6 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
6 11 (12.22%) Retail
7 10 (11.11%) SAP
8 8 (8.89%) Oracle
8 8 (8.89%) Marketing
8 8 (8.89%) Analytics
9 7 (7.78%) Portfolio Management
9 7 (7.78%) CIMA
10 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
10 6 (6.67%) ACCA
10 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
10 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.67%) Investment Banking
10 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.67%) Scrum
10 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
10 6 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (5.56%) Kanban
11 5 (5.56%) Change Control
11 5 (5.56%) Google Apps
11 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (5.56%) Google

Financial Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (3.33%) SAS
1 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 6 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) MS Project
3 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Google Apps
2 4 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.33%) SaaS
3 3 (3.33%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (5.56%) MS Access
2 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.11%) Essbase
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 90 (100.00%) Finance
2 14 (15.56%) Banking
3 11 (12.22%) Retail
4 8 (8.89%) Marketing
5 6 (6.67%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.33%) Front Office
7 3 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (2.22%) Legal
8 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.22%) Retail Banking
8 2 (2.22%) Billing
9 1 (1.11%) Local Government
9 1 (1.11%) Law
9 1 (1.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (47.78%) Analyst
2 13 (14.44%) Business Analyst
3 8 (8.89%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (6.67%) Pricing Analyst
5 5 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Consultant
6 4 (4.44%) Report Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Programme Office Support
7 3 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.22%) Architect
8 2 (2.22%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.22%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.22%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.22%) Junior
8 2 (2.22%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.22%) MI Analyst
8 2 (2.22%) Strategy Analyst
8 2 (2.22%) Project Officer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.22%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.22%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.11%) Economics
5 1 (1.11%) Life Science
5 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.11%) Equities
5 1 (1.11%) PMI
5 1 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.33%) Project Management
2 13 (14.44%) PRINCE2
3 8 (8.89%) Analytics
4 7 (7.78%) Portfolio Management
5 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.67%) Scrum
5 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
6 5 (5.56%) Kanban
6 5 (5.56%) Change Control
6 5 (5.56%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.44%) ITIL
7 4 (4.44%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.44%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.44%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.44%) Data Governance
7 4 (4.44%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.44%) SQL
2 3 (3.33%) C
3 2 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) CIMA
2 6 (6.67%) ACCA
3 5 (5.56%) Degree
4 4 (4.44%) ISEB
4 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.11%) CIPFA
6 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) AIFMD
2 2 (2.22%) UCITS
3 1 (1.11%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) SAP
3 8 (8.89%) Oracle
4 5 (5.56%) Google
5 4 (4.44%) Business Objects
5 4 (4.44%) IBM
5 4 (4.44%) Adobe
5 4 (4.44%) Tableau
6 3 (3.33%) VMware
6 3 (3.33%) Citrix
7 2 (2.22%) Primavera
8 1 (1.11%) Capita
8 1 (1.11%) Ariba
8 1 (1.11%) CA
8 1 (1.11%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.11%) CODA
8 1 (1.11%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.11%) Cognos
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