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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
Rank 583 576 510
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -66
Contract jobs citing HFM 26 27 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.048% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.58% 0.55% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 33
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£500 £500 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £399 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £555 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £570 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £62.50 -
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
4494 4931 4482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.04% 8.77% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2511 2775 2283
Average daily rate £438 £425 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -3.95%
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 £422 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.37% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 76
Average hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.95 £55.00 £78.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -12.69%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -18 26 £500 - 19
London +12 19 £500 +5.26% 13
City of London +33 5 £550 +37.50% 5
South East -10 4 £570 +47.28% 2
West Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Leatherhead - - - - 1

HFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 49 (90.74%) Hyperion
2 45 (83.33%) Finance
3 17 (31.48%) Oracle
4 15 (27.78%) Migration
4 15 (27.78%) Data Migration
5 13 (24.07%) ETL
6 12 (22.22%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 9 (16.67%) Essbase
8 7 (12.96%) Project Management
8 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
8 7 (12.96%) Hyperion Smart View
9 6 (11.11%) Banking
10 5 (9.26%) Hyperion Planning
10 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (9.26%) SAP
10 5 (9.26%) SQL
11 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
11 4 (7.41%) ERP
11 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
11 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
11 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
11 4 (7.41%) DRM
12 3 (5.56%) ACCA
12 3 (5.56%) Legal
12 3 (5.56%) MS Office
12 3 (5.56%) Data Integration
12 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (5.56%) User Experience
13 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills

HFM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 5 (9.26%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.85%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.85%) IntelliMatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) Essbase
2 7 (12.96%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) DB2
3 1 (1.85%) OLAP
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
General
1 45 (83.33%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.70%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.85%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.85%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Consultant
2 12 (22.22%) Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Hyperion Consultant
4 7 (12.96%) HFM Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Data Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 6 (11.11%) Migration Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Data Migration Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Report Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Hyperion Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Systems Accountant
8 2 (3.70%) Hyperion Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Planning Manager
9 1 (1.85%) Hyperion Planning Manager
9 1 (1.85%) TM1 Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) XML
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Data Integration
1 3 (5.56%) User Experience
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) FMCG
3 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) UNIX
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
1 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Migration
1 15 (27.78%) Data Migration
2 13 (24.07%) ETL
3 7 (12.96%) Project Management
3 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
4 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.41%) ERP
5 4 (7.41%) DRM
5 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.70%) Workflow
6 2 (3.70%) Quality Management
6 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.70%) Data Management
6 2 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.70%) Six Sigma
6 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (1.85%) VBA
3 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.85%) Jython
3 1 (1.85%) Perl
3 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.85%) C
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) C++
3 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) ACCA
2 2 (3.70%) CIMA
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.85%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.85%) Basel II
Vendors
1 49 (90.74%) Hyperion
2 17 (31.48%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) SAP
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.85%) Informatica
5 1 (1.85%) Cognos
5 1 (1.85%) Sybase
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