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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Analysis
Rank 557 545 520
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -25
Contract jobs citing Financial Analysis 54 55 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 43 31
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£375 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £400 £315
% change year-on-year
-19.75% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £200.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
44378 41654 38176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.75% 76.18% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28795 25786 23134
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1172 1177 1108
Average hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 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 29 July 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 -9 51 £375 -6.25% 9
London +13 37 £385 -6.66% 6
City of London +12 12 £375 -11.76% 2
South East -23 6 £450 +50.00% 1
Wales - 3 - -
East of England - 3 £160 - 1
Newport - 3 - -
South Wales - 3 - -
Berkshire +3 2 £463 +60.17% 1
South West +2 2 £348 -22.66%
Surrey -1 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 £160 -
Essex - 2 £160 -
Hampshire +1 1 £200 -
Bristol -10 1 £321 +7.00%
North West -19 1 £313 +38.88%
West Yorkshire -22 1 £238 -47.51%
Yorkshire -24 1 £238 -37.50%
East Midlands - 1 £375 - 1
Somerset - 1 £375 -
Reading - 1 £450 -
Leicestershire - 1 £375 -
Manchester - 1 £313 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £375 -
Bath - 1 £375 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £238 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Financial Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 92 (100.00%) Finance
2 28 (30.43%) Banking
3 21 (22.83%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
5 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
6 16 (17.39%) Risk Management
7 15 (16.30%) Management Information System
7 15 (16.30%) MS PowerPoint
8 14 (15.22%) Investment Banking
9 11 (11.96%) Project Management
9 11 (11.96%) MS Project
9 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (10.87%) Programme Management
10 10 (10.87%) Information Management
10 10 (10.87%) Project Planning
10 10 (10.87%) Data Modelling
11 9 (9.78%) VB
11 9 (9.78%) CIMA
11 9 (9.78%) Business Analysis
12 8 (8.70%) Data Analysis
12 8 (8.70%) Degree
12 8 (8.70%) Oracle
12 8 (8.70%) MS Office
12 8 (8.70%) Software Delivery
13 7 (7.61%) Matrix Management
13 7 (7.61%) Financial Modelling
13 7 (7.61%) SQL
13 7 (7.61%) ACCA
14 6 (6.52%) Legal
14 6 (6.52%) Resource Management

Financial Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.09%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 15 (16.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (11.96%) MS Project
4 8 (8.70%) MS Office
5 5 (5.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.09%) Primavera
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.09%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.26%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.26%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.17%) Essbase
3 2 (2.17%) Hyperion Smart View
4 1 (1.09%) Big Data
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.09%) OLTP
General
1 92 (100.00%) Finance
2 28 (30.43%) Banking
3 14 (15.22%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.52%) Legal
5 5 (5.43%) Financial Institution
6 4 (4.35%) Retail
7 3 (3.26%) Law
7 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.17%) Front Office
8 2 (2.17%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.09%) Private Banking
9 1 (1.09%) Marketing
9 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.09%) Advertising
9 1 (1.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (29.35%) Analyst
2 15 (16.30%) Financial Analyst
3 12 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 7 (7.61%) Architect
4 7 (7.61%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (7.61%) Data Manager
4 7 (7.61%) Business Manager
5 6 (6.52%) Systems Manager
5 6 (6.52%) Programme Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Vendor Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Administrator
7 4 (4.35%) IT Administrator
8 3 (3.26%) Project Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Engagement Manager
8 3 (3.26%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Hardware Architect
9 2 (2.17%) Market Risk Business Analyst
9 2 (2.17%) Commercial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) .NET
1 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.83%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (16.30%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.35%) Market Risk
4 3 (3.26%) Statistics
4 3 (3.26%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.09%) NHS
5 1 (1.09%) Life Science
5 1 (1.09%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.09%) Economics
5 1 (1.09%) Derivative
5 1 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.39%) Risk Management
2 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (11.96%) Project Management
3 10 (10.87%) Data Modelling
3 10 (10.87%) Programme Management
3 10 (10.87%) Information Management
3 10 (10.87%) Project Planning
4 9 (9.78%) Business Analysis
5 8 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 8 (8.70%) Software Delivery
6 7 (7.61%) Matrix Management
6 7 (7.61%) Financial Modelling
7 6 (6.52%) Resource Management
8 5 (5.43%) Asset Management
8 5 (5.43%) Change Management
8 5 (5.43%) SDLC
8 5 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.35%) Data Entry
9 4 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.78%) VB
2 7 (7.61%) SQL
3 4 (4.35%) VBA
4 3 (3.26%) Java
5 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) CIMA
2 8 (8.70%) Degree
3 7 (7.61%) ACCA
4 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.26%) CCAB
6 2 (2.17%) MBA
6 2 (2.17%) CFA
6 2 (2.17%) ISEB
6 2 (2.17%) CBAP
6 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) APMP
7 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.17%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) Basel III
2 1 (1.09%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) P3O
Vendors
1 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.70%) Oracle
3 5 (5.43%) SAP
3 5 (5.43%) Hyperion
4 4 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (1.09%) Ariba
5 1 (1.09%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.09%) Informatica
5 1 (1.09%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.09%) Ab Initio
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