The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Financial Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Financial Analysis over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial Analysis
UK
Rank 564 618 595
Rank change year-on-year +54 -23  
Contract jobs citing Financial Analysis 29 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.049% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.059% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 18
Median daily rate £425 £331 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.30% -14.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £274 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,043 £485 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +30.76% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Financial Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37646 44098 42190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.88% 79.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24821 28901 26121
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1212
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +34.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Financial Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Financial Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Financial Analysis in the UK

Financial Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Analysis in the UK

Financial Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Analysis over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Analysis in the UK

Financial Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Financial Analysis in the UK

Financial Analysis
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 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
England +31 27 £377 +13.73% 12
London +28 11 £329 -6.14% 5
West Midlands +14 5 £230 -25.80% 1
South East +21 4 £200 -38.46% 3
North West - 4 - - 1
Manchester - 4 - - 1
Berkshire +27 3 £200 - 2
South West +4 3 £425 +30.76% 1
Warwickshire -1 3 - -
Atherstone - 3 - -
Swindon - 2 £425 -
Wiltshire - 2 £425 -
City of London -1 1 £325 -5.45%
West Sussex - 1 - -
Billingshurst - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £200 - 1

Financial Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Financial Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Financial Analysis.

1 65 (100.00%) Finance
2 17 (26.15%) MS Excel
2 17 (26.15%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (24.62%) Project Management
4 14 (21.54%) Change Management
5 12 (18.46%) Business Analysis
6 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 9 (13.85%) MS Office
7 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
7 9 (13.85%) Degree
8 8 (12.31%) Banking
8 8 (12.31%) Data Analysis
8 8 (12.31%) Use Case
8 8 (12.31%) Data Modelling
9 7 (10.77%) SAP
9 7 (10.77%) Legal
9 7 (10.77%) Process Improvement
9 7 (10.77%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (9.23%) Cost Transparency
10 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
10 6 (9.23%) SQL
10 6 (9.23%) OLAP
11 5 (7.69%) GAAP
11 5 (7.69%) Programme Management
11 5 (7.69%) Economics
11 5 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (7.69%) Performance Management

Financial Analysis
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 17 (26.15%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.85%) MS Office
3 7 (10.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.54%) HFM
2 1 (1.54%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.54%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.54%) SAP PS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) OLAP
2 2 (3.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.08%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (3.08%) Power BI
2 2 (3.08%) PowerPivot
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.54%) Essbase
3 1 (1.54%) MS Access
General
1 65 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Banking
3 7 (10.77%) Legal
4 4 (6.15%) General Ledger
5 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.08%) Marketing
7 1 (1.54%) Advertising
7 1 (1.54%) Automotive
7 1 (1.54%) Back Office
7 1 (1.54%) Billing
7 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) Analyst
2 19 (29.23%) Business Analyst
3 17 (26.15%) Financial Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) Finance Business Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Procurement Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Programme Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Risk Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Procurement Project Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Cost Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Finance Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) IT Finance Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Financial Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Storage Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Strategy Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.08%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Linux
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Project Management
2 14 (21.54%) Change Management
3 12 (18.46%) Business Analysis
4 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (12.31%) Data Analysis
5 8 (12.31%) Data Modelling
5 8 (12.31%) Use Case
6 7 (10.77%) Process Improvement
7 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.23%) Cost Transparency
7 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
7 6 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (7.69%) Economics
8 5 (7.69%) Performance Management
8 5 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (7.69%) Scorecard
9 4 (6.15%) Balanced Scorecard
9 4 (6.15%) Software Testing
9 4 (6.15%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) VB
3 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.54%) ACCA
3 1 (1.54%) CIMA
3 1 (1.54%) MBA
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 5 (7.69%) GAAP
1 5 (7.69%) IFRS
2 4 (6.15%) IFRS 9
2 4 (6.15%) PMO
2 4 (6.15%) SLA
3 3 (4.62%) WCAG
4 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) SAP
3 4 (6.15%) Cognos
3 4 (6.15%) VMware
4 2 (3.08%) CODA
4 2 (3.08%) IBM
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle
5 1 (1.54%) Citrix
5 1 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) Intel
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