Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Financial Analyst was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 18 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 West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 178 161
Rank change year-on-year +22 -17 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Analyst 41 31 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.73% 0.53% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.56% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 59
South West median daily rate £368 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.13% +23.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £255 £256 £246
90th Percentile £439 £580 £508
England median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.18% -2.97% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5349 5511 6320
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.19% 94.90% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3349 3576 4111
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £210 £213 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 347 395
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.00% -9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £45.65
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Financial Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analyst in the South West

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Analyst in the South West

Financial Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Analyst in the South West

Financial Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Analyst in the South West

Financial Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Bristol -7 18 £330 +10.00% 1
Wiltshire +8 15 £380 -9.52%
Gloucestershire +19 5 £425 +51.79% 1
Somerset -9 1 £375 -25.00%
Financial Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 West region featuring Financial Analyst in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Marketing
2 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (21.95%) SAP
5 8 (19.51%) Oracle
5 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.07%) CRM
6 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
7 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
8 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (12.20%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (12.20%) SAP FI
8 5 (12.20%) ERP
8 5 (12.20%) SQL
8 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
8 5 (12.20%) Migration
8 5 (12.20%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (12.20%) Electronics
8 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
8 5 (12.20%) SAP CO
8 5 (12.20%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
8 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (12.20%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (12.20%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (12.20%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 5 (12.20%) FinancialForce

Financial Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (12.20%) SAP CO
2 5 (12.20%) SAP FI
2 5 (12.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (7.32%) SAP FI-AP
3 3 (7.32%) SAP SRM
4 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (2.44%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Skype
1 1 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.44%) IntelliJ
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
1 1 (2.44%) Maven
1 1 (2.44%) Selenium
1 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Marketing
3 5 (12.20%) Electronics
3 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
4 4 (9.76%) Banking
5 3 (7.32%) Retail
6 2 (4.88%) Billing
6 2 (4.88%) General Ledger
6 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.44%) Back Office
7 1 (2.44%) Front Office
7 1 (2.44%) Law
7 1 (2.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Ajax
1 1 (2.44%) JSON
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.44%) REST
1 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.07%) CRM
3 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
4 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
5 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (12.20%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (12.20%) ERP
5 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
6 4 (9.76%) Data Migration
6 4 (9.76%) Data Security
6 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.32%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (7.32%) Functional Testing
7 3 (7.32%) System Testing
8 2 (4.88%) OCR
8 2 (4.88%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C#
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.32%) ISEB
3 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) ACCA
4 1 (2.44%) CIMA
4 1 (2.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.88%) PMO
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) SAP
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
3 5 (12.20%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 5 (12.20%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.44%) Trillium