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 3 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
Rank 549 548 486
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -62
Contract jobs citing HFM 38 18 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.035% 0.099%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.83% 0.40% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 27
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£488 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £500 £600
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
4562 4459 4031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.68% 8.79% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2561 2353 1999
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 51 55
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £59.90 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-21.73% -39.15%

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 3 March 2015.

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 12 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 3 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +14 38 £488 -2.50% 19
London +32 30 £475 +8.69% 10
City of London +14 5 £500 +25.00% 1
South East -14 5 £575 - 3
Berkshire - 2 £575 -
Surrey - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Walsall - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - - 1
Chertsey - - - -

HFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 59 (90.77%) Hyperion
2 54 (83.08%) Finance
3 23 (35.38%) Oracle
4 17 (26.15%) Migration
4 17 (26.15%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 15 (23.08%) Data Migration
6 13 (20.00%) Essbase
7 12 (18.46%) ETL
8 10 (15.38%) Project Management
9 9 (13.85%) DRM
9 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (13.85%) Hyperion Smart View
10 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (10.77%) ERP
12 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
12 6 (9.23%) Hyperion Planning
12 6 (9.23%) Business Analysis
13 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
13 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
13 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
13 5 (7.69%) Banking
14 4 (6.15%) Oracle Financials
14 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
14 4 (6.15%) Data Integration
15 3 (4.62%) Investment Management
15 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
15 3 (4.62%) User Experience
15 3 (4.62%) Data Quality
15 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
15 3 (4.62%) Oracle Reports

HFM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 6 (9.23%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.54%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.54%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle FAH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) Essbase
2 9 (13.85%) Hyperion Smart View
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
General
1 54 (83.08%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Legal
4 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.54%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.54%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Consultant
2 11 (16.92%) HFM Consultant
3 10 (15.38%) Hyperion Consultant
3 10 (15.38%) Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) Project Manager
4 9 (13.85%) Administrator
5 7 (10.77%) Business Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Migration Consultant
6 6 (9.23%) Data Consultant
6 6 (9.23%) Data Migration Consultant
7 5 (7.69%) Hyperion Administrator
7 5 (7.69%) Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Report Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Hyperion Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Data Integration
2 3 (4.62%) User Experience
3 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) Migration
2 15 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 12 (18.46%) ETL
4 10 (15.38%) Project Management
5 9 (13.85%) DRM
5 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (10.77%) ERP
8 6 (9.23%) Business Analysis
9 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.62%) Quality Management
10 3 (4.62%) E-business
10 3 (4.62%) Workflow
10 3 (4.62%) Investment Management
11 2 (3.08%) SSADM
11 2 (3.08%) Data Modelling
11 2 (3.08%) PRINCE
11 2 (3.08%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.54%) VBA
3 1 (1.54%) Jython
3 1 (1.54%) VBScript
3 1 (1.54%) VB
3 1 (1.54%) C
3 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) ACCA
1 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) VCP4
2 1 (1.54%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) ISO 9000
1 3 (4.62%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.54%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.54%) Basel II
2 1 (1.54%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 59 (90.77%) Hyperion
2 23 (35.38%) Oracle
3 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.62%) SAP
4 3 (4.62%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.54%) Cognos
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £600 per hour + Flexibility
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 11 days ago