Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 246 228
Rank change year-on-year -6 -18 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 122 136 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.72% 0.81% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.87% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 78 108
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £254 £177
90th Percentile £488 £512 £495
England median daily rate £425 £402 £413
% change year-on-year +5.85% -2.67% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £18.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.81% -13.10% +75.00%
10th Percentile £19.45 £15.58 £20.50
90th Percentile £23.55 £20.00 £21.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76% +40.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15916 15709 18180
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.96% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9454 9351 10674
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 777 914
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.25 £10.29
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.03 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in the South East

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Analyst in the South East

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Analyst in the South East

Financial Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Analyst in the South East

Financial Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Thames Valley -20 56 £350 -15.15% 1
Surrey -3 32 £425 - 2
Berkshire +4 28 £413 - 1
Buckinghamshire -32 16 £331 -19.70%
Hampshire +8 15 £300 +4.35%
Oxfordshire +6 12 £350 -16.17%
East Sussex +3 9 £450 -10.00%
West Sussex -18 5 £400 -5.88% 1
Kent -18 3 £363 -3.33%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £475 -
Financial Analyst
England

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 122 (100.00%) Finance
2 26 (21.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (17.21%) ERP
3 21 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (15.57%) Telecoms
5 18 (14.75%) Business Analysis
5 18 (14.75%) SAP
6 17 (13.93%) CRM
6 17 (13.93%) Degree
7 16 (13.11%) Marketing
7 16 (13.11%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
9 13 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (10.66%) Use Case
10 12 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (9.02%) Scrum
11 11 (9.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 11 (9.02%) E-Commerce
11 11 (9.02%) UML
11 11 (9.02%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (9.02%) Wireframes
12 10 (8.20%) Workday
12 10 (8.20%) Change Management
13 9 (7.38%) CIMA
13 9 (7.38%) ACCA
13 9 (7.38%) Test Automation
14 7 (5.74%) Programme Management
14 7 (5.74%) SQL
14 7 (5.74%) Data Mapping

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (0.82%) Confluence
3 1 (0.82%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (21.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (9.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Lawson
1 6 (4.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (2.46%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.64%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.64%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.64%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.82%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.82%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.82%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.82%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.82%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) FinancialForce
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) Office 365
3 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) Firewall
1 1 (0.82%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (2.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.64%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.82%) Big Data
3 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.82%) MS Access
3 1 (0.82%) Power BI
3 1 (0.82%) QlikView
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.82%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) JIRA
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 122 (100.00%) Finance
2 19 (15.57%) Telecoms
3 16 (13.11%) Marketing
4 6 (4.92%) Banking
4 6 (4.92%) Electronics
4 6 (4.92%) General Ledger
4 6 (4.92%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.28%) Legal
5 4 (3.28%) Retail
6 3 (2.46%) Billing
6 3 (2.46%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.82%) Back Office
8 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.82%) Retail Finance
8 1 (0.82%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.82%) .NET
1 1 (0.82%) AngularJS
1 1 (0.82%) CSS
1 1 (0.82%) EDI
1 1 (0.82%) Flash
1 1 (0.82%) HTML
1 1 (0.82%) ISAPI
1 1 (0.82%) jQuery
1 1 (0.82%) OAuth
1 1 (0.82%) React
1 1 (0.82%) REST
1 1 (0.82%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.82%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.82%) Derivative
3 1 (0.82%) Fintech
3 1 (0.82%) FMCG
3 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.21%) ERP
2 19 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.75%) Business Analysis
4 17 (13.93%) CRM
5 13 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (10.66%) Use Case
6 12 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (9.02%) E-Commerce
7 11 (9.02%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (9.02%) Scrum
7 11 (9.02%) UML
7 11 (9.02%) Wireframes
8 10 (8.20%) Change Management
9 9 (7.38%) Test Automation
10 7 (5.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.74%) Data Mapping
10 7 (5.74%) Programme Management
11 6 (4.92%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (4.92%) Integration Testing
11 6 (4.92%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.74%) SQL
2 1 (0.82%) C#
2 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.82%) Python
2 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (13.93%) Degree
2 9 (7.38%) ACCA
2 9 (7.38%) CIMA
3 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) AAT
4 1 (0.82%) CCA
4 1 (0.82%) ISEB
4 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.82%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) GDPR
1 5 (4.10%) QA
2 4 (3.28%) MiFID
3 3 (2.46%) GAAP
3 3 (2.46%) IFRS
3 3 (2.46%) PMO
4 2 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (14.75%) SAP
2 16 (13.11%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.20%) Workday
5 7 (5.74%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 6 (4.92%) Oracle
7 3 (2.46%) HP
7 3 (2.46%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.46%) Sage
8 2 (1.64%) Tableau
9 1 (0.82%) Ariba
9 1 (0.82%) Citrix
9 1 (0.82%) Concur
9 1 (0.82%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.82%) Infor
9 1 (0.82%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.82%) Vermilion