The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 June 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 136 121
Rank change year-on-year +9 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 9 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.61% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.64% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 17
Median daily rate £375 £325 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £269 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +6.89% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 - £16.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2771 3574 3449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.84% 94.80% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1635 2225 1997
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 132 194
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £43.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Financial Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in the North West

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Analyst in the North West

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analyst in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Analyst in the North West

Financial Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Analyst in the North West

Financial Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 2 £443 +33.18%
Cheshire +6 2 £380 +9.51% 1
Merseyside -3 2 £375 -
Lancashire +5 1 £350 -10.54%
Financial Analyst
England

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North West region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Retail
3 6 (21.43%) SAP
3 6 (21.43%) Migration
3 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
4 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) SAS
6 3 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) PMO
6 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (10.71%) Banking
6 3 (10.71%) Data Mapping
7 2 (7.14%) Marketing
7 2 (7.14%) Degree
7 2 (7.14%) JIRA
7 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
7 2 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Analytics
7 2 (7.14%) Data Transformation
7 2 (7.14%) Business Transformation
7 2 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (7.14%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (7.14%) SAP FI
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (10.71%) SAS
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP FI
1 2 (7.14%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.57%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.57%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.14%) DB2
2 2 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (3.57%) MS Access
3 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 28 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Legal
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Front Office
5 1 (3.57%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) JSP
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Migration
1 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
2 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Data Mapping
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Analytics
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 2 (7.14%) Data Transformation
5 2 (7.14%) ETL
5 2 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) ERP
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) ITSM
6 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) AAT
2 1 (3.57%) ACCA
2 1 (3.57%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) PMO
2 1 (3.57%) MiFID
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.57%) Progress