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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Finance Analyst
Rank 497 517 471
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 97 83 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 53 45
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£375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £215 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.25 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £33.00 £42.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -43.39%

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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +5 82 £375 +6.38% 22
London +13 50 £363 -19.44% 10
City of London +24 17 £350 -22.22% 3
Scotland +12 13 £348 +36.27% 1
South East -7 12 £425 +34.92% 5
Edinburgh +8 9 £295 -
East of England +25 6 £400 +38.40% 1
North West -22 6 - -
South West +8 5 £435 +58.18% 5
Manchester -10 4 - -
Glasgow -1 3 £375 - 1
Berkshire -11 3 £400 +17.64%
Bristol - 3 £425 - 4
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Surrey 0 2 £550 +175.00% 2
Birmingham -4 2 £400 +33.33%
West Midlands -15 2 £400 +33.33% 1
Suffolk - 2 £400 -
Altrincham - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +5 1 - - 1
Chester +5 1 - -
Cambridge -2 1 - - 1
Cheshire -11 1 - -
Yorkshire -19 1 £400 +24.03%
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £400 -

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 193 (100.00%) Finance
2 43 (22.28%) SAP
3 33 (17.10%) ACCA
4 32 (16.58%) CIMA
4 32 (16.58%) Banking
5 29 (15.03%) Oracle
6 25 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (11.40%) MS Excel
8 21 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (9.33%) Business Analysis
10 16 (8.29%) MS PowerPoint
10 16 (8.29%) Hyperion
11 15 (7.77%) Degree
12 14 (7.25%) Microsoft
12 14 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (6.74%) Project Management
14 12 (6.22%) MS Visio
14 12 (6.22%) SQL
14 12 (6.22%) Telecoms
14 12 (6.22%) Retail
15 11 (5.70%) Migration
15 11 (5.70%) Financial Analysis
16 10 (5.18%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (4.66%) Data Modelling
17 9 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
18 8 (4.15%) ERP
18 8 (4.15%) Essbase
18 8 (4.15%) Data Analysis
18 8 (4.15%) General Ledger
19 7 (3.63%) PRINCE2

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 22 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (6.22%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.63%) MS Office
5 5 (2.59%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) SAP BPC
2 4 (2.07%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (2.07%) SAP FI
2 4 (2.07%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (2.07%) SAP CO
2 4 (2.07%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.55%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.55%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.04%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (1.04%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (1.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.04%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (1.04%) HFM
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.52%) Global One
5 1 (0.52%) Maximo
5 1 (0.52%) Agresso
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.15%) Essbase
3 6 (3.11%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.55%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.55%) MS Access
4 3 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.52%) QlikView
6 1 (0.52%) Hyperion Smart View
6 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) JIRA
1 2 (1.04%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 193 (100.00%) Finance
2 32 (16.58%) Banking
3 12 (6.22%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.22%) Retail
4 8 (4.15%) General Ledger
5 6 (3.11%) Marketing
5 6 (3.11%) Billing
6 5 (2.59%) Front Office
6 5 (2.59%) Advertising
6 5 (2.59%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.07%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.07%) Law
8 3 (1.55%) Automotive
9 2 (1.04%) Legal
10 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.52%) Publishing
10 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.52%) German Language
10 1 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.04%) .NET
2 1 (0.52%) Middleware
2 1 (0.52%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.59%) FMCG
2 5 (2.59%) Derivative
3 4 (2.07%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.55%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.55%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.04%) User Experience
5 2 (1.04%) Statistics
5 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.52%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.52%) Kindle
6 1 (0.52%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (10.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (9.33%) Business Analysis
3 13 (6.74%) Project Management
4 11 (5.70%) Migration
4 11 (5.70%) Financial Analysis
5 10 (5.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (4.66%) Data Modelling
6 9 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (4.15%) ERP
7 8 (4.15%) Data Analysis
8 7 (3.63%) PRINCE2
8 7 (3.63%) Business Transformation
9 6 (3.11%) Procure-to-pay
9 6 (3.11%) System Testing
9 6 (3.11%) PRINCE
9 6 (3.11%) Asset Management
9 6 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (2.59%) Workflow
10 5 (2.59%) Change Management
10 5 (2.59%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.22%) SQL
2 3 (1.55%) ABAP
3 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.04%) VB
3 2 (1.04%) VB6
4 1 (0.52%) VBScript
4 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (17.10%) ACCA
2 32 (16.58%) CIMA
3 15 (7.77%) Degree
4 3 (1.55%) ISEB
5 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.52%) CCAB
6 1 (0.52%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.11%) GAAP
2 5 (2.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.59%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.55%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.52%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (22.28%) SAP
2 29 (15.03%) Oracle
3 16 (8.29%) Hyperion
4 14 (7.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.59%) Cognos
5 5 (2.59%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.07%) Sybase
7 3 (1.55%) Maconomy
7 3 (1.55%) EMC
8 2 (1.04%) CODA
8 2 (1.04%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.04%) IBM
9 1 (0.52%) Misys
9 1 (0.52%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.52%) IT2
9 1 (0.52%) Wall Street Systems
9 1 (0.52%) Capita
9 1 (0.52%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.52%) Twitter
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