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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Analysis
Rank 567 540 516
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -24
Contract jobs citing Financial Analysis 45 54 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.10% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 27
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£385 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £283 £320
% change year-on-year
+76.99% -11.71%
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
42640 40307 34513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.39% 74.95% 73.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26680 25279 20562
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1247 1176 1030
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.99 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £50.00 £52.50
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 6 May 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 26 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 6 May 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 -28 40 £393 +12.14% 14
London 0 27 £365 -18.88% 8
City of London +23 10 £380 -15.55% 3
South East -18 7 £500 +122.22%
Scotland +3 4 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 2
Surrey +4 2 - -
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £500 -
Hampshire -7 2 £430 -
Edinburgh -13 2 - -
West Midlands -20 2 £625 +98.41%
Glasgow - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £625 -
Sheffield - 2 £463 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £463 - 1
Milton Keynes +7 1 £500 -
Guildford +4 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £450 -
Cardiff - 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
Winchester - 1 £430 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £325 -
Wales - 1 £325 -

Financial Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 73 (100.00%) Finance
2 19 (26.03%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (23.29%) Banking
4 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
5 15 (20.55%) Management Information System
6 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
7 12 (16.44%) Project Management
7 12 (16.44%) Degree
8 10 (13.70%) Risk Management
9 9 (12.33%) Programme Management
10 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.96%) Business Analysis
10 8 (10.96%) SQL
11 7 (9.59%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (8.22%) Information Management
12 6 (8.22%) Investment Banking
12 6 (8.22%) VB
12 6 (8.22%) Analytics
12 6 (8.22%) Spreadsheet
13 5 (6.85%) Software Delivery
13 5 (6.85%) MS Project
13 5 (6.85%) SAP
13 5 (6.85%) Data Modelling
13 5 (6.85%) Retail
13 5 (6.85%) Asset Management
13 5 (6.85%) Project Planning
13 5 (6.85%) Market Risk
14 4 (5.48%) Matrix Management
14 4 (5.48%) Marketing
14 4 (5.48%) Legal

Financial Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (5.48%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (8.22%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (6.85%) MS Project
5 2 (2.74%) MS Office
6 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Primavera
2 1 (1.37%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Wireless
2 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.74%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) Essbase
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.37%) Hyperion Smart View
General
1 73 (100.00%) Finance
2 17 (23.29%) Banking
3 6 (8.22%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.85%) Retail
5 4 (5.48%) Legal
5 4 (5.48%) Front Office
5 4 (5.48%) Marketing
6 3 (4.11%) Law
7 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.37%) Billing
8 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (42.47%) Analyst
2 12 (16.44%) Business Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Financial Analyst
4 5 (6.85%) Data Manager
4 5 (6.85%) Programme Manager
4 5 (6.85%) Architect
5 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.48%) Systems Manager
5 4 (5.48%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Vendor Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Hardware Architect
6 3 (4.11%) Business Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Data Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Administrator
7 2 (2.74%) IT Administrator
7 2 (2.74%) Relationships Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Risk Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) .NET
1 1 (1.37%) Web Services
1 1 (1.37%) WinForms
1 1 (1.37%) WCF
1 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (20.55%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.85%) Market Risk
4 3 (4.11%) Economics
4 3 (4.11%) Life Science
5 2 (2.74%) Statistics
5 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.74%) Open Source
6 1 (1.37%) FMCG
6 1 (1.37%) NHS
6 1 (1.37%) Derivative
6 1 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) Project Management
2 10 (13.70%) Risk Management
3 9 (12.33%) Programme Management
4 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (10.96%) Business Analysis
5 6 (8.22%) Information Management
5 6 (8.22%) Analytics
6 5 (6.85%) Software Delivery
6 5 (6.85%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.85%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.85%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.48%) Matrix Management
7 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.48%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.11%) Financial Modelling
8 3 (4.11%) Marketing Analytics
8 3 (4.11%) Service Management
8 3 (4.11%) Change Management
8 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.96%) SQL
2 6 (8.22%) VB
3 1 (1.37%) VBA
3 1 (1.37%) XAML
3 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.37%) C
3 1 (1.37%) C#
3 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) ACCA
2 3 (4.11%) CIMA
3 2 (2.74%) MBA
3 2 (2.74%) CFA
3 2 (2.74%) ISEB
3 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) CBAP
4 1 (1.37%) APMP
4 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.37%) PMP
4 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.37%) CAPM
4 1 (1.37%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.37%) Basel III
2 1 (1.37%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.37%) EMIR
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.85%) SAP
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle
4 3 (4.11%) Ariba
4 3 (4.11%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.74%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.37%) VMware
6 1 (1.37%) F5
6 1 (1.37%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.37%) HP
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day + Negotiable - Senior position
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago