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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Analysis
Rank 598 626 588
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -38
Contract jobs citing Financial Analysis 47 36 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.061% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.076% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 38
Median daily rate £350 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £321 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.71% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £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
44748 47093 43723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.83% 80.36% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29511 30650 27059
Median daily rate £438 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1130 1273 1184
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 30 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 31 August 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 +17 43 £350 +3.70% 7
London -19 21 £350 -30.00% 5
South East +20 11 £388 +14.81% 1
East of England +21 5 £350 +118.75% 1
West Midlands -21 5 £400 +23.07%
City of London +18 4 £300 -14.28% 2
Essex +6 4 - -
Scotland +18 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +17 3 - - 1
Edinburgh +8 3 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Hampshire +12 2 - -
Berkshire +9 2 £138 -71.05%
Coventry -14 2 £488 +50.00%
Birmingham - 2 £375 -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +7 1 £350 - 1
Canary Wharf +4 1 £438 +25.00%
East Midlands -2 1 £550 +46.66%
North East - 1 £350 -
Derby - 1 £550 -
Darlington - 1 £350 -
Osterley - 1 £445 -
Bracknell - 1 £138 -
Gatwick - 1 £475 -
Derbyshire - 1 £550 -
Durham - 1 £350 -
Surrey - 1 £388 -
West Sussex - 1 £475 -

Financial Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 79 (100.00%) Finance
2 20 (25.32%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (18.99%) Degree
4 13 (16.46%) SAP
5 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (13.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (13.92%) Banking
6 11 (13.92%) MS Project
6 11 (13.92%) Project Management
7 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
7 10 (12.66%) Data Analysis
7 10 (12.66%) Change Management
8 9 (11.39%) Management Information System
8 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
9 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (10.13%) SQL
9 8 (10.13%) Project Planning
10 7 (8.86%) Financial Modelling
10 7 (8.86%) Data Modelling
11 6 (7.59%) CIMA
11 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
11 6 (7.59%) Data Centre
11 6 (7.59%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 5 (6.33%) Process Improvement
12 5 (6.33%) Information Management
12 5 (6.33%) Billing
12 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (6.33%) General Ledger
12 5 (6.33%) Business Analysis
12 5 (6.33%) Data Mining

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 1 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (13.92%) MS PowerPoint
1 11 (13.92%) MS Project
2 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.06%) MS Office
3 4 (5.06%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.80%) Open Workbench
5 1 (1.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Primavera
2 1 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.27%) Line 500
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.27%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Firewall
1 2 (2.53%) Internet
1 2 (2.53%) LAN
1 2 (2.53%) MPLS
1 2 (2.53%) PBX
1 2 (2.53%) VoIP
1 2 (2.53%) VPN
1 2 (2.53%) WAN
1 2 (2.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.27%) OLAP
3 1 (1.27%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.27%) Power BI
3 1 (1.27%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 79 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Banking
3 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.33%) Billing
4 5 (6.33%) General Ledger
5 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.06%) Retail
6 3 (3.80%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.80%) Law
6 3 (3.80%) Legal
6 3 (3.80%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.53%) Front Office
8 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 41 (51.90%) Analyst
2 16 (20.25%) Financial Analyst
3 14 (17.72%) Business Analyst
4 5 (6.33%) Data Manager
4 5 (6.33%) IT Analyst
4 5 (6.33%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Data Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Procurement Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Systems Manager
6 3 (3.80%) IT Manager
6 3 (3.80%) IT Procurement Manager
6 3 (3.80%) PMO Specialist
6 3 (3.80%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Risk Business Analyst
6 3 (3.80%) Senior Data Analyst
7 2 (2.53%) Accountant
7 2 (2.53%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (2.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (2.53%) Finance Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.32%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.39%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.59%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.80%) Derivative
4 3 (3.80%) Market Risk
4 3 (3.80%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.53%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (2.53%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.53%) Economics
5 2 (2.53%) Equities
5 2 (2.53%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.53%) IVR
5 2 (2.53%) PMI
5 2 (2.53%) Statistics
6 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.27%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.27%) Windows
1 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (13.92%) Project Management
3 10 (12.66%) Change Management
3 10 (12.66%) Data Analysis
4 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (10.13%) Project Planning
5 7 (8.86%) Data Modelling
5 7 (8.86%) Financial Modelling
6 6 (7.59%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.33%) Business Analysis
7 5 (6.33%) Information Management
7 5 (6.33%) ITIL
7 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.33%) Process Improvement
8 4 (5.06%) Data Mapping
8 4 (5.06%) ETL
8 4 (5.06%) Migration
8 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.13%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) VB
3 4 (5.06%) VBA
4 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.27%) C
5 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) CIMA
3 4 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.80%) ACCA
4 3 (3.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.80%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.27%) APMP
5 1 (1.27%) ISEB
5 1 (1.27%) PMP
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) GAAP
2 1 (1.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) SAP
2 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle
4 3 (3.80%) HP
4 3 (3.80%) Niku
4 3 (3.80%) Planview
5 2 (2.53%) Cognos
5 2 (2.53%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) Ariba
6 1 (1.27%) Avaya
6 1 (1.27%) Cadence
6 1 (1.27%) Sage