The table below looks at the statistics for ACCA in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACCA over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 182 205 189
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Contract jobs citing ACCA 8 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.093% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 0.51% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 12
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£454 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -0.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £390 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
817 1170 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.02% 18.06% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 811 648
Average daily rate £425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 36
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £42.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.45 £39.80 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

ACCA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ACCA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ACCA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ACCA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ACCA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

ACCA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

ACCA
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ACCA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 12 (85.71%) CIMA
3 6 (42.86%) SAP
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) Hyperion
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (21.43%) Essbase
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
6 3 (21.43%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
7 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
7 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (14.29%) HFM
7 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
7 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) Statistics
7 2 (14.29%) GAAP
7 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
7 2 (14.29%) NetWeaver
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
7 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) HFM
1 2 (14.29%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (14.29%) SAP BPC
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.14%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.14%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Essbase
2 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
3 1 (7.14%) MS Access
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) Hyperion Smart View
General
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) French Language
3 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Business Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Accountant
5 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Hyperion Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Process Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SAP BPC Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Statistics
2 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
3 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Financial Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) DRM
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) CIMA
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CCAB
4 1 (7.14%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) GAAP
2 1 (7.14%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (7.14%) Basel II
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) SAP
2 5 (35.71%) Hyperion
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter
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