The table below looks at the statistics for HFM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HFM over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
Rank 588 551 528
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -23
Contract jobs citing HFM 24 35 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.066% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.47% 0.75% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 54
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£580 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £615 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £615 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.81% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5057 4689 5463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.78% 8.89% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2787 2483 2721
Average daily rate £450 £436 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 79 81
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 £10.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £45.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

HFM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HFM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

HFM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HFM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HFM within the UK.

HFM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HFM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HFM within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

HFM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HFM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HFM within the UK.

HFM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HFM
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 HFM within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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 -19 23 £588 +6.81% 11
London +9 16 £500 -4.76% 11
South East +10 6 £615 -
Thames Valley - 3 £650 -
Berkshire +8 1 - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

HFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HFM also 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 that cited HFM.

1 61 (85.92%) Hyperion
1 61 (85.92%) Finance
2 49 (69.01%) Oracle
3 22 (30.99%) Essbase
4 19 (26.76%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (22.54%) DRM
6 14 (19.72%) Windows
6 14 (19.72%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (12.68%) Hyperion Planning
8 8 (11.27%) Hyperion Smart View
8 8 (11.27%) SAP
8 8 (11.27%) Migration
9 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.86%) Workflow
9 7 (9.86%) Asset Management
9 7 (9.86%) Billing
9 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
9 7 (9.86%) ActionScript
9 7 (9.86%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (9.86%) ITIL
9 7 (9.86%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (7.04%) Quality Management
10 5 (7.04%) Data Quality
11 4 (5.63%) ACCA
11 4 (5.63%) Project Management
11 4 (5.63%) ERP
11 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
11 4 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (4.23%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (4.23%) Data Integration

HFM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HFM also 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 that cited HFM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (12.68%) Hyperion Planning
3 7 (9.86%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (4.23%) SAP CO
5 2 (2.82%) SAP FI
5 2 (2.82%) SAP MM
5 2 (2.82%) SAP SD
5 2 (2.82%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (2.82%) SAP BPC
6 1 (1.41%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (1.41%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (1.41%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (1.41%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (1.41%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (1.41%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.99%) Essbase
2 14 (19.72%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (11.27%) Hyperion Smart View
4 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.41%) QlikView
6 1 (1.41%) DataStage
6 1 (1.41%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 61 (85.92%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Billing
3 3 (4.23%) Legal
4 2 (2.82%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Swedish Language
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Publishing
5 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (52.11%) Consultant
2 34 (47.89%) Hyperion Consultant
3 22 (30.99%) HFM Consultant
4 10 (14.08%) Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Management Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.63%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Programme Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle Developer
10 1 (1.41%) Governance Manager
10 1 (1.41%) Senior Hyperion Consultant
10 1 (1.41%) Hyperion Specialist
10 1 (1.41%) Data Governance Manager
10 1 (1.41%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) iXBRL
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.41%) iBATIS
1 1 (1.41%) jQuery
1 1 (1.41%) SAP CO-PA
1 1 (1.41%) Ajax
1 1 (1.41%) Spring
1 1 (1.41%) JSF
1 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
1 1 (1.41%) XBRL
1 1 (1.41%) HTML
1 1 (1.41%) J2EE
1 1 (1.41%) EJB
1 1 (1.41%) CSS
1 1 (1.41%) JSP
1 1 (1.41%) Servlets
1 1 (1.41%) Struts
1 1 (1.41%) Web Services
1 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) User Experience
3 1 (1.41%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) DRM
2 8 (11.27%) Migration
3 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (9.86%) Workflow
3 7 (9.86%) Asset Management
3 7 (9.86%) ITIL
4 5 (7.04%) Quality Management
5 4 (5.63%) Project Management
5 4 (5.63%) ERP
5 4 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.23%) Data Management
7 2 (2.82%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.82%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.82%) Logistics
7 2 (2.82%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.82%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (2.82%) Data Mapping
7 2 (2.82%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) ActionScript
2 3 (4.23%) C
2 3 (4.23%) Java
3 2 (2.82%) SQL
4 1 (1.41%) VBA
4 1 (1.41%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.63%) ACCA
2 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.23%) ISEB
4 2 (2.82%) CIMA
5 1 (1.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) PMP
5 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 61 (85.92%) Hyperion
2 49 (69.01%) Oracle
3 8 (11.27%) SAP
4 2 (2.82%) Yardi
5 1 (1.41%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.41%) Cognos
5 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.41%) JD Edwards
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