The table below looks at the statistics for ACCA in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACCA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank - 66 -
Contract jobs citing ACCA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.14% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - -
ACCA
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
198 191 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.27% 25.85% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 101 83
Average daily rate £450 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £113 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.13 £25.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.05% -29.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

ACCA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ACCA
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

ACCA Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

ACCA
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) CIMA
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) HFM
2 1 (50.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) FMCG
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HFM
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Management Accountant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) FMCG
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CIMA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP