The table below looks at the statistics for ACCA in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACCA over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 113 128 142
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +14
Contract jobs citing ACCA 10 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.42% 0.44% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
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£438 £350 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £401 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.03% +23.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -63.07%
ACCA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
704 676 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.69% 26.20% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 273 253
Average daily rate £375 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £242 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 11
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.78 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% -49.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ACCA across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ACCA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ACCA
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ACCA across the Berkshire region.

ACCA Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

ACCA
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

ACCA Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

ACCA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 5 £438 -
Reading - 3 £400 -
Hungerford - - - -
Newbury - - - -
ACCA
South East

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ACCA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ACCA.

1 17 (100.00%) CIMA
2 16 (94.12%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) CRM
6 3 (17.65%) AAT
7 2 (11.76%) Line Management
7 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
7 2 (11.76%) Cash Management
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) B2B
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) Retail
8 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
8 1 (5.88%) Omniture
8 1 (5.88%) Legal
8 1 (5.88%) QA
8 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (5.88%) Marketing
8 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
8 1 (5.88%) SEO
8 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
8 1 (5.88%) Financial Analysis

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ACCA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ACCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (94.12%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Financial Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) CRM
2 2 (11.76%) Line Management
2 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
2 2 (11.76%) Cash Management
2 2 (11.76%) B2B
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.88%) SEO
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Pay per click
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) CIMA
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Omniture