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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Finance Analyst
Rank 491 474 471
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 85 92 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 41
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£375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+27.89% -21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - -

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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 79 £375 - 16
London -16 45 £363 -23.68% 5
City of London +25 20 £375 +3.44% 5
South East -41 12 £425 +28.78% 4
Berkshire -7 6 £425 +34.92% 1
East Midlands +6 5 £275 -24.13%
Edinburgh 0 5 - -
Scotland -5 5 - -
East of England +5 4 - - 4
North West -13 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 2
Surrey -4 2 £500 +11.11%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £273 -
Hampshire -13 1 £175 -41.76%
Northamptonshire -13 1 £230 -36.55%
Nottingham - 1 £275 -
West Sussex - 1 £425 - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
West Wales - - - -
Paisley - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Swansea - - - -
Telford - - - -

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 207 (100.00%) Finance
2 37 (17.87%) SAP
3 30 (14.49%) Banking
4 27 (13.04%) ACCA
5 24 (11.59%) CIMA
5 24 (11.59%) Business Analysis
6 23 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 22 (10.63%) Oracle
8 21 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (9.66%) Microsoft
10 19 (9.18%) Degree
11 17 (8.21%) MS PowerPoint
11 17 (8.21%) Telecoms
11 17 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (7.73%) Business Objects
13 15 (7.25%) Project Management
14 14 (6.76%) SQL
15 13 (6.28%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (5.80%) PRINCE2
17 11 (5.31%) Sybase
17 11 (5.31%) Financial Analysis
18 10 (4.83%) BusinessObjects XI
18 10 (4.83%) CODA
19 9 (4.35%) PRINCE
19 9 (4.35%) CODA-Financials
19 9 (4.35%) MS Office
19 9 (4.35%) VB
19 9 (4.35%) .NET
19 9 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
19 9 (4.35%) Data Modelling

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (4.35%) MS Office
4 7 (3.38%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.35%) CODA-Financials
2 5 (2.42%) SAP FI
2 5 (2.42%) SAP BPC
3 4 (1.93%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.93%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.45%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (1.45%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.97%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.97%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.97%) HFM
6 1 (0.48%) Agresso
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.48%) SAP CS
6 1 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.48%) FTP
1 1 (0.48%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.83%) BusinessObjects XI
2 9 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.42%) Data Mining
3 5 (2.42%) MS Access
4 4 (1.93%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.45%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.97%) Essbase
6 2 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.48%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.48%) MySQL
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Toad
General
1 207 (100.00%) Finance
2 30 (14.49%) Banking
3 17 (8.21%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.86%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.90%) General Ledger
5 6 (2.90%) Retail
5 6 (2.90%) Billing
5 6 (2.90%) Automotive
6 5 (2.42%) Advertising
6 5 (2.42%) Marketing
7 4 (1.93%) Legal
8 3 (1.45%) Law
8 3 (1.45%) Front Office
9 2 (0.97%) Back Office
9 2 (0.97%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.48%) German Language
10 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.48%) Publishing
10 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (0.48%) CGI
2 1 (0.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.42%) Derivative
3 4 (1.93%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.93%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.45%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.45%) FMCG
4 3 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.97%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.97%) User Experience
6 1 (0.48%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.48%) Statistics
6 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.48%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.48%) NHS
6 1 (0.48%) Economics
6 1 (0.48%) Kindle
6 1 (0.48%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (11.59%) Business Analysis
2 17 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (7.25%) Project Management
4 13 (6.28%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (5.80%) PRINCE2
6 11 (5.31%) Financial Analysis
7 9 (4.35%) Procure-to-pay
7 9 (4.35%) Data Modelling
7 9 (4.35%) PRINCE
7 9 (4.35%) Migration
8 8 (3.86%) ERP
9 7 (3.38%) Workflow
9 7 (3.38%) Asset Management
9 7 (3.38%) Business Transformation
10 6 (2.90%) System Testing
10 6 (2.90%) Data Management
10 6 (2.90%) Change Management
11 5 (2.42%) Data Analysis
11 5 (2.42%) Validation
11 5 (2.42%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.76%) SQL
2 9 (4.35%) VB
2 9 (4.35%) VB6
3 3 (1.45%) ABAP
3 3 (1.45%) VBA
4 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (13.04%) ACCA
2 24 (11.59%) CIMA
3 19 (9.18%) Degree
4 4 (1.93%) ISEB
5 3 (1.45%) SAP Certification
5 3 (1.45%) VCP4
6 2 (0.97%) MBA
6 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) IIBA
7 1 (0.48%) CBAP
7 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.48%) PMP
7 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.48%) CCAB
7 1 (0.48%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (2.90%) Solvency II
2 4 (1.93%) GAAP
3 2 (0.97%) QA
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 37 (17.87%) SAP
2 22 (10.63%) Oracle
3 20 (9.66%) Microsoft
4 16 (7.73%) Business Objects
5 11 (5.31%) Sybase
6 10 (4.83%) CODA
7 8 (3.86%) Hyperion
8 5 (2.42%) Cognos
9 2 (0.97%) IBM
9 2 (0.97%) EMC
9 2 (0.97%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.48%) Maconomy
10 1 (0.48%) Capita
10 1 (0.48%) IT2
10 1 (0.48%) Twitter
10 1 (0.48%) Ariba
10 1 (0.48%) Misys
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