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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Finance Analyst
Rank 493 502 470
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 85 73 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 46 38
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£375 £328 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -16.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £206 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £381
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -27.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £42.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -64.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.00 £20.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £15.00 £42.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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
50025 48432 42510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.39% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30372 29064 24408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1969 2003 2177
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -7 75 £375 +12.35% 22
London +16 39 £363 -14.70% 13
City of London +25 15 £363 - 5
South East -21 13 £425 +54.54% 2
Scotland -7 8 £398 +55.88%
Edinburgh +5 7 £320 -
East of England +13 6 £400 +38.40% 2
Berkshire -7 5 £413 +30.95%
North West -24 4 - - 2
East Midlands -9 3 £350 -3.44% 2
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 1
Surrey -8 2 £550 +175.00% 1
West Sussex - 1 £425 -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Renfrewshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Fife - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Harrogate - - - -

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 198 (100.00%) Finance
2 39 (19.70%) SAP
3 31 (15.66%) Banking
4 30 (15.15%) ACCA
5 28 (14.14%) Oracle
6 27 (13.64%) CIMA
7 23 (11.62%) MS Excel
8 21 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (9.60%) Business Analysis
11 18 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
12 16 (8.08%) Degree
12 16 (8.08%) Telecoms
13 15 (7.58%) SQL
14 14 (7.07%) Microsoft
14 14 (7.07%) Hyperion
15 13 (6.57%) Project Management
15 13 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (6.06%) MS Visio
17 10 (5.05%) Migration
17 10 (5.05%) Business Objects
17 10 (5.05%) Financial Analysis
17 10 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
18 9 (4.55%) Procure-to-pay
18 9 (4.55%) Data Modelling
18 9 (4.55%) PRINCE2
19 8 (4.04%) Retail
19 8 (4.04%) Sybase
20 7 (3.54%) Business Transformation
20 7 (3.54%) Business Intelligence

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (11.62%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (6.06%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.03%) MS Office
4 6 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.03%) CODA-Financials
2 5 (2.53%) SAP FI
2 5 (2.53%) SAP BPC
3 4 (2.02%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (2.02%) SAP CO
3 4 (2.02%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.52%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.01%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.01%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (1.01%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (1.01%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (1.01%) HFM
6 1 (0.51%) SAP CS
6 1 (0.51%) Agresso
6 1 (0.51%) Global One
6 1 (0.51%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.51%) FTP
1 1 (0.51%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.54%) Essbase
3 6 (3.03%) Data Mining
3 6 (3.03%) BusinessObjects XI
4 4 (2.02%) MS Access
5 3 (1.52%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.52%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.51%) Hyperion Smart View
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.51%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.01%) TestDirector
1 2 (1.01%) JIRA
2 1 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 198 (100.00%) Finance
2 31 (15.66%) Banking
3 16 (8.08%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.04%) Retail
5 6 (3.03%) Marketing
5 6 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.03%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.53%) Billing
6 5 (2.53%) Advertising
7 4 (2.02%) Front Office
7 4 (2.02%) Automotive
8 3 (1.52%) Law
8 3 (1.52%) Legal
9 2 (1.01%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Local Government
10 1 (0.51%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (0.51%) CGI
2 1 (0.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.53%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.53%) Derivative
3 3 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (1.52%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.52%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.01%) User Experience
4 2 (1.01%) FMCG
4 2 (1.01%) Statistics
5 1 (0.51%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.51%) Kindle
5 1 (0.51%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (9.60%) Business Analysis
3 13 (6.57%) Project Management
4 10 (5.05%) Migration
4 10 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (5.05%) Financial Analysis
5 9 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 9 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 9 (4.55%) Procure-to-pay
6 7 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (3.54%) PRINCE
6 7 (3.54%) Asset Management
6 7 (3.54%) Data Analysis
6 7 (3.54%) Business Transformation
7 6 (3.03%) System Testing
7 6 (3.03%) ERP
8 5 (2.53%) Change Management
8 5 (2.53%) Data Management
8 5 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (2.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.58%) SQL
2 6 (3.03%) VB
2 6 (3.03%) VB6
3 3 (1.52%) ABAP
3 3 (1.52%) VBA
4 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (15.15%) ACCA
2 27 (13.64%) CIMA
3 16 (8.08%) Degree
4 4 (2.02%) ISEB
5 3 (1.52%) SAP Certification
6 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.51%) CCAB
7 1 (0.51%) MBA
7 1 (0.51%) CIPFA
7 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.03%) GAAP
1 6 (3.03%) Solvency II
2 5 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.52%) QA
4 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.51%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (19.70%) SAP
2 28 (14.14%) Oracle
3 14 (7.07%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.07%) Hyperion
4 10 (5.05%) Business Objects
5 8 (4.04%) Sybase
6 7 (3.54%) CODA
7 6 (3.03%) Cognos
8 3 (1.52%) Maconomy
9 2 (1.01%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.01%) EMC
9 2 (1.01%) IBM
10 1 (0.51%) Misys
10 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.51%) Ariba
10 1 (0.51%) Capita
10 1 (0.51%) IT2
10 1 (0.51%) Wall Street Systems
10 1 (0.51%) Twitter
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