The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Finance Analyst
Rank 494 478 463
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 99 90 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 66 87
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £38.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-36.84% +171.42%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 25 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Financial Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 July 2014. 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 -20 94 £350 -6.66% 33
London +5 55 £363 -3.33% 13
South East -15 12 £375 - 8
City of London -3 11 £450 +20.00% 6
East of England -17 9 £400 -11.11%
West Midlands -11 6 £245 - 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £400 -
Berkshire 0 5 £363 +29.46% 4
North West +2 4 £213 - 4
Scotland -19 4 £288 -
South West -26 4 £350 -41.66% 4
Manchester - 4 £213 - 2
Surrey -2 3 £444 +18.33%
Wiltshire - 2 £381 -
East Midlands -4 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £270 - 1
Warwickshire - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - -

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Finance
2 39 (21.55%) SQL
3 32 (17.68%) Banking
4 25 (13.81%) CIMA
5 24 (13.26%) ACCA
6 23 (12.71%) SQL Server
7 21 (11.60%) Oracle
8 20 (11.05%) General Ledger
9 19 (10.50%) SAP
10 18 (9.94%) Microsoft
10 18 (9.94%) Business Analysis
11 16 (8.84%) Retail
11 16 (8.84%) Cognos
11 16 (8.84%) MS Excel
11 16 (8.84%) Project Management
12 15 (8.29%) MS Office
13 14 (7.73%) ERP
13 14 (7.73%) Investment Banking
14 13 (7.18%) Degree
14 13 (7.18%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (6.63%) Analytics
16 11 (6.08%) Data Analysis
16 11 (6.08%) Data Management
17 10 (5.52%) Cognos TM1
17 10 (5.52%) Financial Analysis
17 10 (5.52%) Agresso
18 9 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
18 9 (4.97%) IBM
18 9 (4.97%) PRINCE2
18 9 (4.97%) Telecoms

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 7 (3.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.10%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.29%) MS Office
3 9 (4.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.31%) MS Project
5 2 (1.10%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (5.52%) Agresso
1 10 (5.52%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (3.87%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (3.31%) Cognos Controller
4 4 (2.21%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (2.21%) SAP FI
4 4 (2.21%) CODA-Financials
4 4 (2.21%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (2.21%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.66%) SAP BPC
5 3 (1.66%) SAP ERP
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.55%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.21%) Intranet
2 1 (0.55%) LAN
2 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.55%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.21%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.10%) DB2
5 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.55%) MS Access
5 1 (0.55%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.55%) Essbase
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.55%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Lombardi
General
1 181 (100.00%) Finance
2 32 (17.68%) Banking
3 20 (11.05%) General Ledger
4 16 (8.84%) Retail
5 14 (7.73%) Investment Banking
6 9 (4.97%) Telecoms
7 8 (4.42%) Legal
8 4 (2.21%) Advertising
8 4 (2.21%) Marketing
8 4 (2.21%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.10%) Automotive
10 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.10%) Front Office
11 1 (0.55%) Back Office
11 1 (0.55%) Games
11 1 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.76%) .NET
2 2 (1.10%) J2EE
3 1 (0.55%) COM
3 1 (0.55%) Web Services
3 1 (0.55%) XML
3 1 (0.55%) OLE
3 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.42%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.21%) Statistics
3 3 (1.66%) FMCG
4 2 (1.10%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.55%) NHS
5 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.55%) Life Science
5 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.55%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.55%) STB
5 1 (0.55%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (0.55%) Economics
5 1 (0.55%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.76%) Windows
2 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.10%) Linux
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.55%) SUSE
4 1 (0.55%) Solaris
4 1 (0.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (9.94%) Business Analysis
2 16 (8.84%) Project Management
3 14 (7.73%) ERP
4 13 (7.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (6.63%) Analytics
6 11 (6.08%) Data Management
6 11 (6.08%) Data Analysis
7 10 (5.52%) Financial Analysis
8 9 (4.97%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (4.97%) PRINCE2
8 9 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (4.42%) Data Modelling
9 8 (4.42%) Financial Modelling
10 6 (3.31%) CRM
10 6 (3.31%) ITIL
11 5 (2.76%) Change Management
11 5 (2.76%) Migration
11 5 (2.76%) Procure-to-pay
12 4 (2.21%) User Stories
12 4 (2.21%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.55%) SQL
2 5 (2.76%) C
2 5 (2.76%) VB
3 4 (2.21%) VBA
4 2 (1.10%) Java
4 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.55%) COBOL
5 1 (0.55%) JCL
5 1 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (13.81%) CIMA
2 24 (13.26%) ACCA
3 13 (7.18%) Degree
4 3 (1.66%) CCAB
4 3 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.10%) ISEB
5 2 (1.10%) CCA
6 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.55%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.55%) MBA
6 1 (0.55%) CFA
6 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.10%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.10%) FINREP
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) EMIR
3 1 (0.55%) GAAP
3 1 (0.55%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) RACF
Vendors
1 21 (11.60%) Oracle
2 19 (10.50%) SAP
3 18 (9.94%) Microsoft
4 16 (8.84%) Cognos
5 9 (4.97%) IBM
6 8 (4.42%) Hyperion
7 7 (3.87%) JD Edwards
8 5 (2.76%) Business Objects
9 4 (2.21%) CODA
9 4 (2.21%) Remedy
10 3 (1.66%) Citrix
10 3 (1.66%) Sun
10 3 (1.66%) Reuters
11 2 (1.10%) HP
11 2 (1.10%) Infor
12 1 (0.55%) Microgen
12 1 (0.55%) Tableau
12 1 (0.55%) Avaya
12 1 (0.55%) CA
12 1 (0.55%) Misys
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £45k - 50k per year + 9 Month Contract
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £330 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £550 - £551 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Wales
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £410.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago