The table below looks at the statistics for the Financial Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Finance Analyst
Rank 111 94 106
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.23% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.26% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £215 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -45.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-62.58% -
Financial Analyst
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2116 1946 1901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.93% 91.23% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1231 1022 873
Average daily rate £350 £335 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 147 192
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.28 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £34.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Financial Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analyst in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Financial Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Financial Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Financial Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Financial Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Financial Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Financial Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Financial Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Birmingham - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Financial Analyst
England

Financial Analyst
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (33.33%) ACCA
3 2 (33.33%) CIMA
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Financial Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
1 1 (16.67%) System Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ACCA
1 2 (33.33%) CIMA
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy