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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Finance Analyst
Rank 488 515 498
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 133 96 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 67 62
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.31%
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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
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 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +4 121 £406 +16.07% 20
London -11 45 £425 +21.42% 10
South East +23 43 £375 - 7
Berkshire +35 34 £325 -10.34% 2
City of London -3 16 £428 -5.00% 6
North West -18 15 £500 +25.00%
East of England +4 12 £350 -12.50%
Reading - 11 £175 -
Essex +2 10 £350 -
Scotland -6 7 £298 +3.47%
Edinburgh -5 5 £300 -7.69%
Manchester -7 5 £313 +47.05%
South West -8 4 £425 +21.35% 1
Cheshire - 4 £650 -
Surrey -2 3 - -
South Wales - 3 £325 -
Chelmsford - 3 - -
Wales - 3 £325 -
West Lothian - 2 £295 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £315 -
Livingston - 2 £295 -
Bristol - 2 £439 - 1
Newport - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £375 - 1
Luton +8 1 £450 +28.57%
Bedfordshire +6 1 £450 +12.50%
East Midlands 0 1 - -
West Midlands -1 1 £300 +8.59% 1
Coventry - 1 £300 -
Cornwall - 1 £230 -

Financial Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 239 (100.00%) Finance
2 54 (22.59%) CIMA
3 45 (18.83%) ACCA
4 43 (17.99%) SAP
5 38 (15.90%) Banking
6 33 (13.81%) MS Excel
7 31 (12.97%) SQL
8 30 (12.55%) Oracle
9 27 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (10.88%) Microsoft
11 23 (9.62%) Hyperion
11 23 (9.62%) ERP
12 20 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (8.37%) Business Analysis
12 20 (8.37%) MS PowerPoint
13 19 (7.95%) General Ledger
14 17 (7.11%) Financial Analysis
15 16 (6.69%) Cognos
15 16 (6.69%) MS Office
16 15 (6.28%) VBA
16 15 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (6.28%) Data Analysis
17 14 (5.86%) CCAB
18 13 (5.44%) Migration
18 13 (5.44%) Legal
18 13 (5.44%) Crystal Reports
18 13 (5.44%) PeopleSoft
18 13 (5.44%) CODA
18 13 (5.44%) Retail
19 12 (5.02%) Dynamics AX

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.42%) SAS
2 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 33 (13.81%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (6.69%) MS Office
4 6 (2.51%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.51%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (5.02%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (3.77%) SAP FI
3 8 (3.35%) SAP CO
3 8 (3.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (3.35%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (2.93%) CODA-Financials
5 6 (2.51%) SunGard AvantGard
5 6 (2.51%) Hyperion Planning
6 5 (2.09%) HFM
7 4 (1.67%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (1.26%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.84%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 2 (0.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.42%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.84%) Network Security
2 1 (0.42%) MVNO
2 1 (0.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.42%) Intranet
2 1 (0.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (5.44%) Crystal Reports
3 12 (5.02%) MS Access
4 10 (4.18%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.35%) Essbase
5 8 (3.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.09%) Hyperion Smart View
7 4 (1.67%) QlikView
7 4 (1.67%) Data Mart
7 4 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.26%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.84%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) TestDirector
1 2 (0.84%) JIRA
2 1 (0.42%) Toad
2 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
General
1 239 (100.00%) Finance
2 38 (15.90%) Banking
3 19 (7.95%) General Ledger
4 13 (5.44%) Retail
4 13 (5.44%) Legal
5 9 (3.77%) Advertising
6 7 (2.93%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.51%) Law
8 5 (2.09%) Front Office
9 4 (1.67%) Billing
10 3 (1.26%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.26%) Marketing
11 2 (0.84%) Publishing
11 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.42%) Electronics
12 1 (0.42%) Automotive
12 1 (0.42%) Military
12 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.84%) XML
1 2 (0.84%) Flash
2 1 (0.42%) CGI
2 1 (0.42%) XML Messaging
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.35%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.09%) FMCG
4 3 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.26%) Statistics
4 3 (1.26%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.84%) Derivative
5 2 (0.84%) User Experience
6 1 (0.42%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.42%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.42%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.42%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.42%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.42%) Equities
6 1 (0.42%) NHS
6 1 (0.42%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (9.62%) ERP
2 20 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (8.37%) Business Analysis
3 17 (7.11%) Financial Analysis
4 15 (6.28%) Data Analysis
5 13 (5.44%) Migration
6 12 (5.02%) Project Management
7 11 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (4.18%) Cash Management
9 8 (3.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (2.93%) Investment Management
10 7 (2.93%) Workflow
10 7 (2.93%) Asset Management
11 6 (2.51%) Data Migration
11 6 (2.51%) Procure-to-pay
12 5 (2.09%) Data Cleansing
12 5 (2.09%) Financial Modelling
12 5 (2.09%) Test Scripting
12 5 (2.09%) BPR
12 5 (2.09%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.97%) SQL
2 15 (6.28%) VBA
3 3 (1.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (22.59%) CIMA
2 45 (18.83%) ACCA
3 14 (5.86%) CCAB
4 12 (5.02%) CIPFA
4 12 (5.02%) Degree
4 12 (5.02%) AAT
5 3 (1.26%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.84%) ISEB
6 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.51%) GAAP
3 2 (0.84%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) FINREP
4 1 (0.42%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (17.99%) SAP
2 30 (12.55%) Oracle
3 26 (10.88%) Microsoft
4 23 (9.62%) Hyperion
5 16 (6.69%) Cognos
6 13 (5.44%) CODA
6 13 (5.44%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (2.51%) SunGard
8 3 (1.26%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.26%) Sun
8 3 (1.26%) Maconomy
9 2 (0.84%) Sybase
9 2 (0.84%) Citrix
10 1 (0.42%) Ariba
10 1 (0.42%) CA
10 1 (0.42%) EMC
10 1 (0.42%) Remedy
10 1 (0.42%) Thunderhead
10 1 (0.42%) Murex
10 1 (0.42%) Misys
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