The table below looks at the statistics for the Financial Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Financial Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Finance Analyst
Rank 484 449 457
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 87 110 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 79 51
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.80% -47.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Financial Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Financial Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Financial Analyst within the UK.

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Financial Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analyst within the UK.

Financial Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Financial Analyst
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 Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 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 -39 80 £375 -11.76% 21
London -7 37 £375 -25.00% 10
South East -19 20 £425 +30.76% 3
City of London +20 16 £435 +5.45% 5
East Midlands +21 7 £325 -10.34% 3
Surrey +1 6 £386 -16.48% 1
North West +2 5 - -
Northamptonshire -5 3 £325 -10.34% 1
Nottinghamshire -3 2 £273 -
Northampton - 2 £325 -
Cheshire +2 1 - -
East of England 0 1 £413 - 2
West Midlands -3 1 £325 +52.94% 1
Nottingham -5 1 £275 -
Bedfordshire -9 1 £413 - 2
Hampshire -20 1 £175 -41.76%
West Sussex - 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Longfield - - - -
Luton - - - - 2
Southampton - - - -
Swansea - - - -

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Financial Analyst in their job title 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 with Financial Analyst in their job title.

1 215 (100.00%) Finance
2 38 (17.67%) SAP
3 30 (13.95%) Banking
3 30 (13.95%) ACCA
4 27 (12.56%) Microsoft
5 26 (12.09%) MS Excel
5 26 (12.09%) CIMA
5 26 (12.09%) Telecoms
6 25 (11.63%) Business Analysis
7 23 (10.70%) SQL
8 22 (10.23%) MS PowerPoint
9 21 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (8.84%) Oracle
10 19 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (7.91%) Business Objects
12 16 (7.44%) Degree
13 15 (6.98%) Investment Banking
14 14 (6.51%) Project Management
15 13 (6.05%) PRINCE2
15 13 (6.05%) ERP
16 11 (5.12%) MS Office
16 11 (5.12%) CODA
17 10 (4.65%) PRINCE
17 10 (4.65%) BusinessObjects XI
18 9 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
18 9 (4.19%) VB6
18 9 (4.19%) Financial Analysis
18 9 (4.19%) CODA-Financials
18 9 (4.19%) Sybase
18 9 (4.19%) VB

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Financial Analyst in their job title 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 with Financial Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (12.09%) MS Excel
2 22 (10.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (5.12%) MS Office
4 7 (3.26%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.19%) CODA-Financials
2 6 (2.79%) SAP FI
2 6 (2.79%) SAP BPC
3 5 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (2.33%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.86%) SAP ERP
5 3 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.40%) Agresso
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.93%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.47%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.47%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.47%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.65%) BusinessObjects XI
2 6 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.86%) MS Access
3 4 (1.86%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.40%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.93%) PowerCenter
5 2 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.93%) Essbase
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Toad
General
1 215 (100.00%) Finance
2 30 (13.95%) Banking
3 26 (12.09%) Telecoms
4 15 (6.98%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.26%) Automotive
6 5 (2.33%) Marketing
6 5 (2.33%) Billing
7 4 (1.86%) Legal
7 4 (1.86%) Advertising
8 3 (1.40%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.40%) Retail
8 3 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.93%) Front Office
9 2 (0.93%) Back Office
9 2 (0.93%) Law
9 2 (0.93%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Local Government
10 1 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.47%) German Language
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.19%) .NET
2 1 (0.47%) CGI
2 1 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.40%) Data Integration
2 3 (1.40%) Derivative
2 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
2 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
3 2 (0.93%) FMCG
4 1 (0.47%) Kindle
4 1 (0.47%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.47%) User Experience
4 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.47%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.47%) Economics
4 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.93%) UNIX
1 2 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (11.63%) Business Analysis
2 19 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (6.51%) Project Management
4 13 (6.05%) PRINCE2
4 13 (6.05%) ERP
5 10 (4.65%) PRINCE
6 9 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (4.19%) Financial Analysis
6 9 (4.19%) Data Modelling
7 8 (3.72%) Procure-to-pay
8 7 (3.26%) Data Analysis
8 7 (3.26%) Migration
8 7 (3.26%) Asset Management
9 6 (2.79%) ITIL
9 6 (2.79%) Change Management
9 6 (2.79%) Process Management
9 6 (2.79%) Data Management
10 5 (2.33%) Business Transformation
10 5 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.70%) SQL
2 9 (4.19%) VB6
2 9 (4.19%) VB
3 6 (2.79%) VBA
4 3 (1.40%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 30 (13.95%) ACCA
2 26 (12.09%) CIMA
3 16 (7.44%) Degree
4 3 (1.40%) ISEB
4 3 (1.40%) SAP Certification
5 2 (0.93%) MBA
5 2 (0.93%) CCAB
5 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) IIBA
6 1 (0.47%) CBAP
6 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.47%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.47%) PMP
6 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.72%) Solvency II
2 5 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.40%) GAAP
4 1 (0.47%) QA
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 38 (17.67%) SAP
2 27 (12.56%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.84%) Oracle
4 17 (7.91%) Business Objects
5 11 (5.12%) CODA
6 9 (4.19%) Sybase
7 5 (2.33%) Hyperion
7 5 (2.33%) Cognos
8 2 (0.93%) EMC
8 2 (0.93%) Ariba
8 2 (0.93%) CA
8 2 (0.93%) IBM
9 1 (0.47%) Twitter
9 1 (0.47%) Capita
9 1 (0.47%) Informatica
9 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.47%) Misys
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