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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Finance Analyst
Rank 494 488 467
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 96 85 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 61 79
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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 £209 £265 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
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
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
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 £41.00
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +7 91 £350 -6.66% 27
London +11 56 £348 -7.33% 10
City of London +9 11 £450 +16.12% 6
East of England -9 8 £400 -11.11%
South East -18 8 £350 -6.66% 8
North West -1 7 £400 - 3
Bedfordshire - 6 £400 -
West Midlands -12 5 £276 -
Berkshire -3 4 £363 +33.02% 4
South West -28 4 £350 -41.66% 1
Manchester - 4 £213 - 1
Scotland -20 3 £288 -
Surrey -7 2 £413 +10.00%
Wiltshire - 2 £381 -
Yorkshire - 2 £270 - 3
East Midlands -2 1 - - 2
Leeds - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £313 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Oxford - - - - 1

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Finance
2 39 (20.74%) SQL
3 34 (18.09%) Banking
4 24 (12.77%) ACCA
4 24 (12.77%) CIMA
5 23 (12.23%) SQL Server
6 21 (11.17%) SAP
6 21 (11.17%) Microsoft
7 20 (10.64%) General Ledger
7 20 (10.64%) Business Analysis
8 19 (10.11%) MS Excel
8 19 (10.11%) Oracle
9 17 (9.04%) Investment Banking
10 16 (8.51%) Retail
11 15 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (7.98%) Project Management
11 15 (7.98%) MS Office
11 15 (7.98%) Cognos
12 14 (7.45%) ERP
13 13 (6.91%) Telecoms
14 12 (6.38%) Degree
15 11 (5.85%) Data Management
15 11 (5.85%) Analytics
16 10 (5.32%) Cognos TM1
16 10 (5.32%) MS PowerPoint
16 10 (5.32%) Data Analysis
16 10 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (5.32%) Agresso
17 9 (4.79%) IBM
18 8 (4.26%) Management Information System

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (1.06%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.98%) MS Office
3 10 (5.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.19%) MS Project
5 2 (1.06%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.32%) Cognos TM1
1 10 (5.32%) Agresso
2 7 (3.72%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (3.19%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (3.19%) SAP CO
3 6 (3.19%) SAP FI
3 6 (3.19%) Cognos Controller
4 4 (2.13%) CODA-Financials
4 4 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.60%) SAP BPC
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (1.60%) SAP ERP
6 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.53%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.13%) Intranet
2 1 (0.53%) CTI
2 1 (0.53%) LAN
2 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.60%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.06%) DB2
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.53%) ZAP BI
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.53%) Essbase
4 1 (0.53%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Lombardi
General
1 188 (100.00%) Finance
2 34 (18.09%) Banking
3 20 (10.64%) General Ledger
4 17 (9.04%) Investment Banking
5 16 (8.51%) Retail
6 13 (6.91%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.19%) Legal
8 4 (2.13%) Advertising
8 4 (2.13%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.60%) Marketing
9 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.06%) Automotive
10 2 (1.06%) Front Office
11 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.53%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.66%) .NET
2 2 (1.06%) J2EE
3 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.53%) OLE
3 1 (0.53%) COM
3 1 (0.53%) Web Services
3 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (1.60%) FMCG
2 3 (1.60%) Statistics
3 2 (1.06%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.53%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.53%) Life Science
4 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.53%) Derivative
4 1 (0.53%) Economics
4 1 (0.53%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (0.53%) STB
4 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.66%) Windows
2 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.06%) Linux
3 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.53%) SUSE
4 1 (0.53%) Solaris
4 1 (0.53%) UNIX
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (10.64%) Business Analysis
2 15 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (7.98%) Project Management
3 14 (7.45%) ERP
4 11 (5.85%) Data Management
4 11 (5.85%) Analytics
5 10 (5.32%) Data Analysis
5 10 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 8 (4.26%) Financial Modelling
6 8 (4.26%) Financial Analysis
7 6 (3.19%) Data Modelling
7 6 (3.19%) ITIL
7 6 (3.19%) CRM
7 6 (3.19%) Procure-to-pay
8 5 (2.66%) Test Scripting
8 5 (2.66%) Migration
8 5 (2.66%) Change Management
9 4 (2.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.74%) SQL
2 5 (2.66%) VB
2 5 (2.66%) C
3 4 (2.13%) VBA
4 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.06%) Java
4 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.53%) R
5 1 (0.53%) COBOL
5 1 (0.53%) JCL
Qualifications
1 24 (12.77%) ACCA
1 24 (12.77%) CIMA
2 12 (6.38%) Degree
3 3 (1.60%) CCAB
3 3 (1.60%) ISEB
3 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.06%) CCA
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.53%) CFA
5 1 (0.53%) MBA
5 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.60%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.06%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.06%) FINREP
3 2 (1.06%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) EMIR
4 1 (0.53%) MiFID
4 1 (0.53%) GAAP
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) RACF
Vendors
1 21 (11.17%) SAP
1 21 (11.17%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.11%) Oracle
3 15 (7.98%) Cognos
4 9 (4.79%) IBM
5 8 (4.26%) Hyperion
6 7 (3.72%) JD Edwards
7 4 (2.13%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.13%) CODA
7 4 (2.13%) Remedy
8 3 (1.60%) Reuters
8 3 (1.60%) Citrix
8 3 (1.60%) Sun
9 2 (1.06%) HP
9 2 (1.06%) Infor
10 1 (0.53%) Microgen
10 1 (0.53%) Tableau
10 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.53%) Avaya
10 1 (0.53%) CA
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Wales
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £410.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago