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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Finance Analyst
Rank 494 491 461
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 119 101 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 62 66
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£350 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £214 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- -44.18%

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 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 -24 103 £375 -6.25% 27
London -24 43 £400 - 13
South East +1 29 £325 -7.14% 5
Berkshire +27 20 £325 -7.14% 1
Scotland +14 13 £300 +4.34%
North West -4 13 £500 +135.29% 3
East of England +6 12 £338 -15.62%
City of London -6 12 £416 -10.00% 4
Reading - 11 £141 - 1
Essex -4 10 £350 -
Edinburgh +7 7 £269 -17.23%
Manchester -3 6 £313 +47.05% 3
West Lothian - 4 £303 -
Livingston - 4 £303 -
Surrey -6 3 - -
South West -8 3 £450 +17.90% 2
Cheshire - 3 £525 -
Chelmsford - 3 - -
Hampshire +3 2 £375 - 2
Glasgow +1 2 £375 +50.00%
Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 1
Wales +6 1 £325 +44.44%
West Midlands -10 1 £400 +60.00% 3
Hertfordshire -11 1 - -
Birmingham -11 1 £400 +60.00% 2
Brighton - 1 £425 -
Bristol - 1 £478 -
Cambridge - 1 £325 -
Cardiff - 1 £325 -
Chester - 1 - -

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 209 (100.00%) Finance
2 39 (18.66%) SAP
3 38 (18.18%) ACCA
4 37 (17.70%) CIMA
5 34 (16.27%) Banking
6 29 (13.88%) MS Excel
7 27 (12.92%) Oracle
8 26 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (11.96%) SQL
10 23 (11.00%) Microsoft
11 22 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (8.61%) MS PowerPoint
13 17 (8.13%) Hyperion
13 17 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (7.18%) Business Analysis
15 14 (6.70%) Data Analysis
15 14 (6.70%) General Ledger
15 14 (6.70%) Cognos
15 14 (6.70%) MS Office
16 13 (6.22%) Crystal Reports
16 13 (6.22%) ERP
16 13 (6.22%) CODA
17 12 (5.74%) Project Management
17 12 (5.74%) VBA
17 12 (5.74%) PeopleSoft
17 12 (5.74%) MS Access
17 12 (5.74%) Retail
17 12 (5.74%) Financial Analysis
18 11 (5.26%) Degree
18 11 (5.26%) Migration

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (13.88%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (6.70%) MS Office
4 8 (3.83%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.39%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.83%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (3.35%) SAP FI
2 7 (3.35%) CODA-Financials
3 6 (2.87%) SAP CO
3 6 (2.87%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (2.87%) SunGard AvantGard
4 5 (2.39%) HFM
4 5 (2.39%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.91%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (1.44%) SAP ERP
6 3 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (1.44%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.96%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.48%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.48%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.48%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.48%) Intranet
1 1 (0.48%) Internet
1 1 (0.48%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (6.22%) Crystal Reports
3 12 (5.74%) MS Access
4 10 (4.78%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.83%) Essbase
5 8 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.39%) Hyperion Smart View
7 4 (1.91%) Data Mart
7 4 (1.91%) QlikView
8 3 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.44%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.48%) DTS
9 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.48%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 2 (0.96%) TestDirector
1 2 (0.96%) JIRA
2 1 (0.48%) Toad
2 1 (0.48%) HP UFT
General
1 209 (100.00%) Finance
2 34 (16.27%) Banking
3 14 (6.70%) General Ledger
4 12 (5.74%) Retail
5 10 (4.78%) Legal
6 9 (4.31%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.83%) Advertising
8 5 (2.39%) Billing
8 5 (2.39%) Law
8 5 (2.39%) Front Office
9 4 (1.91%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.96%) Marketing
10 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.96%) Publishing
10 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.48%) Electronics
11 1 (0.48%) Automotive
11 1 (0.48%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.48%) CGI
1 1 (0.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.87%) Data Centre
2 6 (2.87%) FMCG
3 4 (1.91%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.91%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.44%) Statistics
4 3 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.96%) Derivative
5 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.96%) User Experience
6 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.48%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.48%) Kindle
6 1 (0.48%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.48%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.48%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.48%) NHS
6 1 (0.48%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (7.18%) Business Analysis
3 14 (6.70%) Data Analysis
4 13 (6.22%) ERP
5 12 (5.74%) Project Management
5 12 (5.74%) Financial Analysis
6 11 (5.26%) Migration
6 11 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (3.83%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (3.35%) Investment Management
8 7 (3.35%) Data Modelling
9 6 (2.87%) Workflow
9 6 (2.87%) Data Migration
9 6 (2.87%) Procure-to-pay
10 5 (2.39%) Cash Management
10 5 (2.39%) Business Transformation
10 5 (2.39%) DRM
11 4 (1.91%) Change Management
11 4 (1.91%) Supplier Management
11 4 (1.91%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.96%) SQL
2 12 (5.74%) VBA
3 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (18.18%) ACCA
2 37 (17.70%) CIMA
3 11 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (0.96%) AAT
4 2 (0.96%) CCAB
4 2 (0.96%) CIPFA
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.87%) GAAP
3 2 (0.96%) QA
3 2 (0.96%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) FINREP
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (18.66%) SAP
2 27 (12.92%) Oracle
3 23 (11.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.13%) Hyperion
5 14 (6.70%) Cognos
6 13 (6.22%) CODA
7 12 (5.74%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (2.87%) SunGard
9 3 (1.44%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.44%) Maconomy
10 2 (0.96%) Sybase
10 2 (0.96%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.48%) Remedy
11 1 (0.48%) Thunderhead
11 1 (0.48%) EMC
11 1 (0.48%) Ariba
11 1 (0.48%) CA
11 1 (0.48%) IBM
11 1 (0.48%) Sun
11 1 (0.48%) Misys
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