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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Finance Analyst
Rank 478 515 507
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 153 101 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 78 63
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
- +14.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -36.84%

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
54176 52067 49457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.10% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34646 31581 29422
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1992 2012 2139
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 September 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 September 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 +34 143 £375 +11.94% 32
London -15 56 £375 +15.38% 21
South East +21 46 £340 -10.52% 7
Berkshire +24 31 £375 -14.28% 2
North West -19 18 £525 +31.25%
City of London +14 17 £375 -16.66% 7
South West +1 11 £464 +48.32% 2
Bristol - 9 £489 - 1
Milton Keynes -5 6 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -12 6 - - 1
Reading - 6 £125 - 1
Cheshire - 6 £650 -
West Midlands +10 5 £300 -4.00%
East of England +6 5 £331 -17.18% 2
Scotland -5 5 £300 -7.69% 3
Coventry - 5 £300 -
Surrey -1 4 - - 2
Essex -2 4 £313 - 1
Manchester -19 4 £225 +5.88%
Bracknell -3 3 £300 -31.42%
Edinburgh -12 3 £300 -7.69% 2
Hampshire - 3 £325 -
East Midlands -12 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £355 - 1
Newport - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £315 -
Knutsford - 2 £575 -
Dunfermline - 2 - -
Northampton - 2 - -

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 268 (100.00%) Finance
2 57 (21.27%) SAP
3 56 (20.90%) CIMA
4 47 (17.54%) ACCA
5 45 (16.79%) Banking
6 43 (16.04%) MS Excel
7 41 (15.30%) SQL
8 40 (14.93%) Microsoft
9 38 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (10.82%) Oracle
10 29 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (9.70%) ERP
12 24 (8.96%) Business Analysis
13 23 (8.58%) MS PowerPoint
13 23 (8.58%) MS Office
14 22 (8.21%) Data Analysis
15 20 (7.46%) General Ledger
15 20 (7.46%) Hyperion
16 18 (6.72%) Financial Analysis
17 16 (5.97%) VBA
18 15 (5.60%) PeopleSoft
18 15 (5.60%) Cognos
18 15 (5.60%) Legal
19 14 (5.22%) Migration
19 14 (5.22%) Dynamics AX
19 14 (5.22%) CCAB
19 14 (5.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 14 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
19 14 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
20 13 (4.85%) CODA

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (16.04%) MS Excel
2 23 (8.58%) MS Office
2 23 (8.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (3.73%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project
5 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (5.22%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (4.48%) SAP FI
3 11 (4.10%) SAP CO
3 11 (4.10%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (2.61%) CODA-Financials
4 7 (2.61%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (2.24%) Hyperion Planning
5 6 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (2.24%) SunGard AvantGard
6 3 (1.12%) SAP ERP
6 3 (1.12%) HFM
6 3 (1.12%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (1.12%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.75%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.75%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.75%) Network Security
2 1 (0.37%) HTTP
2 1 (0.37%) Intranet
2 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (4.48%) Crystal Reports
2 12 (4.48%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (4.10%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.36%) MS Access
5 8 (2.99%) Essbase
5 8 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.61%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.87%) Hyperion Smart View
8 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.49%) Data Mart
9 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.12%) QlikView
9 3 (1.12%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.75%) SQLPlus
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) TestDirector
1 2 (0.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Toad
2 1 (0.37%) HP UFT
General
1 268 (100.00%) Finance
2 45 (16.79%) Banking
3 20 (7.46%) General Ledger
4 15 (5.60%) Legal
5 13 (4.85%) Retail
6 8 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.61%) Marketing
8 6 (2.24%) Law
9 5 (1.87%) Advertising
10 4 (1.49%) Billing
10 4 (1.49%) Front Office
10 4 (1.49%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.75%) Publishing
12 2 (0.75%) Military
12 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.75%) Electronics
13 1 (0.37%) Automotive
13 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.87%) XML
2 4 (1.49%) XML Messaging
3 3 (1.12%) Flash
4 1 (0.37%) RSS
4 1 (0.37%) CGI
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.24%) Data Centre
3 5 (1.87%) FMCG
4 2 (0.75%) DTV
4 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.75%) Statistics
4 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.37%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.37%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.37%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.37%) Equities
5 1 (0.37%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.37%) User Experience
5 1 (0.37%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (9.70%) ERP
3 24 (8.96%) Business Analysis
4 22 (8.21%) Data Analysis
5 18 (6.72%) Financial Analysis
6 14 (5.22%) Migration
6 14 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (4.85%) Project Management
8 12 (4.48%) Cash Management
9 10 (3.73%) Data Migration
9 10 (3.73%) Risk Management
10 9 (3.36%) Test Scripting
10 9 (3.36%) Financial Modelling
11 8 (2.99%) Validation
11 8 (2.99%) Data Management
12 7 (2.61%) Asset Management
12 7 (2.61%) Change Management
12 7 (2.61%) Data Modelling
12 7 (2.61%) Investment Management
12 7 (2.61%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 41 (15.30%) SQL
2 16 (5.97%) VBA
3 3 (1.12%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (20.90%) CIMA
2 47 (17.54%) ACCA
3 14 (5.22%) CCAB
4 13 (4.85%) AAT
5 12 (4.48%) CIPFA
6 11 (4.10%) Degree
7 5 (1.87%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.87%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.49%) ISEB
9 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.75%) CFA
10 2 (0.75%) MCT
11 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (2.61%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.24%) SLA
4 3 (1.12%) GAAP
5 2 (0.75%) QA
6 1 (0.37%) Basel III
6 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.37%) EMIR
6 1 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.37%) FINREP
6 1 (0.37%) GxP
Systems Management
1 8 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (21.27%) SAP
2 40 (14.93%) Microsoft
3 29 (10.82%) Oracle
4 20 (7.46%) Hyperion
5 15 (5.60%) PeopleSoft
5 15 (5.60%) Cognos
6 13 (4.85%) CODA
7 6 (2.24%) SunGard
8 4 (1.49%) Sun
9 2 (0.75%) Citrix
9 2 (0.75%) CA
9 2 (0.75%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.37%) Sage
10 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.37%) Remedy
10 1 (0.37%) Thunderhead
10 1 (0.37%) Maconomy
10 1 (0.37%) Teradata
10 1 (0.37%) Capita
10 1 (0.37%) Wall Street Systems
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