The table below looks at the statistics for Financial Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Financial Analysis over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Analysis
Rank 596 591 569
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -22
Contract jobs citing Financial Analysis 42 52 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.093% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 53
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £305 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £313
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £200.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £200.00

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
44001 44737 42259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.29% 79.69% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29186 28814 26448
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1191 1229
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Financial Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Financial Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

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 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 39 £400 - 5
London -29 16 £460 +19.48% 1
West Midlands -14 8 £400 -36.00%
South East +10 7 £381 -15.27% 2
Coventry - 5 £488 -
East of England +11 3 £400 +150.00%
Scotland -19 3 £330 - 2
Hertfordshire +19 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire +3 2 £263 -23.63%
Berkshire 0 2 £425 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire -1 2 £263 -38.23%
Reading -4 2 £425 -5.55%
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Erskine - 2 £330 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 £330 -
Bradford +11 1 £225 -5.26%
Essex +8 1 £400 +150.00%
Surrey -3 1 - -
Birmingham -5 1 £375 -40.00%
North West -6 1 £320 +2.40% 2
Osterley - 1 £445 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £338 -
Hampshire - 1 £338 -
Middlesex - 1 - -

Financial Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Financial Analysis.

1 69 (100.00%) Finance
2 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (20.29%) Project Management
4 11 (15.94%) Change Management
4 11 (15.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.49%) Banking
5 10 (14.49%) SAP
5 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
6 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
7 8 (11.59%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (10.14%) Project Planning
8 7 (10.14%) Degree
8 7 (10.14%) Legal
8 7 (10.14%) Risk Management
9 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
9 6 (8.70%) SQL
9 6 (8.70%) ACCA
10 5 (7.25%) Data Mining
10 5 (7.25%) MS Office
10 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.25%) Investment Banking
10 5 (7.25%) Migration
10 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (5.80%) Market Risk
11 4 (5.80%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (5.80%) SDLC
11 4 (5.80%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (5.80%) CIMA
11 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.80%) Data Analysis

Financial Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (7.25%) MS Office
4 4 (5.80%) MS Project
4 4 (5.80%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.45%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) LTE
2 2 (2.90%) Firewall
2 2 (2.90%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) LAN
2 2 (2.90%) MPLS
2 2 (2.90%) PBX
2 2 (2.90%) VoIP
2 2 (2.90%) VPN
2 2 (2.90%) WAN
2 2 (2.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.90%) MS Access
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 69 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Banking
3 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 7 (10.14%) Legal
5 5 (7.25%) Investment Banking
6 4 (5.80%) General Ledger
7 2 (2.90%) Front Office
8 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (52.17%) Analyst
2 15 (21.74%) Business Analyst
3 12 (17.39%) Financial Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) Risk Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Procurement Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Risk Business Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Accountant
6 3 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.35%) IT Procurement Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Market Risk Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) PMO Specialist
6 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Architect
7 2 (2.90%) IT Services Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Market Risk
3 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.35%) Equities
3 3 (4.35%) Fixed Income
3 3 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.35%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.90%) Derivative
4 2 (2.90%) IVR
4 2 (2.90%) PMI
5 1 (1.45%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.45%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Windows
1 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Project Management
2 11 (15.94%) Change Management
2 11 (15.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (10.14%) Project Planning
3 7 (10.14%) Risk Management
4 6 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.25%) Migration
5 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.80%) Benchmarking
6 4 (5.80%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.80%) Information Security
6 4 (5.80%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.80%) SDLC
7 3 (4.35%) Product Management
7 3 (4.35%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.90%) Process Improvement
8 2 (2.90%) Project Governance
8 2 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.45%) C
3 1 (1.45%) C#
3 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) ACCA
3 4 (5.80%) CIMA
4 3 (4.35%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) APMP
6 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.45%) CBAP
6 1 (1.45%) ISEB
6 1 (1.45%) PMP
6 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.45%) GAAP
1 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) SAP
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (1.45%) Ariba
4 1 (1.45%) Avaya
4 1 (1.45%) Cadence
4 1 (1.45%) Cognos
4 1 (1.45%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.45%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) JD Edwards