Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Finance Analyst
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 140 119
Rank change year-on-year +4 -21 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 28 29 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.68% 0.67% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.73% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 44
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.86% -17.65%
10th Percentile £237 £260 £184
90th Percentile £488 £506 £493
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £18.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.33% - -
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +17.81% -13.10% +75.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3783 3964 4566
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.89% 92.21% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2007 2142 2475
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £214
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 184 244
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.44 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.90 £44.48 £46.37
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Financial Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in Berkshire

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Financial Analyst in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Analyst in Berkshire

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analyst in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Analyst in Berkshire

Financial Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Analyst in Berkshire

Financial Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead -4 6 £244 -
Reading +13 4 £475 -
Newbury - 3 £450 -
Bracknell +4 1 - -
Windsor 0 1 £450 -7.69%
Wokingham - 1 £263 -
Financial Analyst
South East

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Financial Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Finance
2 14 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (28.57%) ACCA
4 8 (28.57%) CIMA
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (25.00%) SAP
6 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.86%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 5 (17.86%) Degree
8 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) Process Improvement
9 3 (10.71%) Marketing
9 3 (10.71%) IFRS
9 3 (10.71%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle
9 3 (10.71%) Legal
9 3 (10.71%) ERP
10 2 (7.14%) Retail
10 2 (7.14%) Hyperion
10 2 (7.14%) Change Control
10 2 (7.14%) Order to Cash
10 2 (7.14%) Workday
10 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
10 2 (7.14%) Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (3.57%) AAT
11 1 (3.57%) User Experience
11 1 (3.57%) Trend Analysis

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.57%) NetSuite
2 1 (3.57%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
General
1 28 (100.00%) Finance
2 14 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.71%) Legal
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Billing
5 1 (3.57%) Electronics
5 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.57%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) EDI
1 1 (3.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Fintech
2 1 (3.57%) FMCG
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.71%) ERP
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Order to Cash
4 2 (7.14%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.57%) Analytics
5 1 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Security
5 1 (3.57%) SDLC
5 1 (3.57%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ACCA
1 8 (28.57%) CIMA
2 5 (17.86%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) AAT
3 1 (3.57%) SAP Certification
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) IFRS
2 1 (3.57%) GAAP
2 1 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Hyperion
3 2 (7.14%) Workday
4 1 (3.57%) Ariba
4 1 (3.57%) Concur
4 1 (3.57%) Infor
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Sage
4 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com