The table below looks at the statistics for CIMA 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 CIMA over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Rank 190 196 201
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing CIMA 7 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.085% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.87% 0.55% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 13
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£575 £538 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £455 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.00
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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
805 904 1094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.94% 15.32% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 634 764
Average daily rate £430 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 38
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -29.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £31.67 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

CIMA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

CIMA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CIMA
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 CIMA across the City of London region.

CIMA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CIMA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CIMA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

CIMA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

CIMA
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 CIMA across the City of London region.

CIMA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

CIMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CIMA 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 CIMA.

1 15 (100.00%) ACCA
2 14 (93.33%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) Hyperion
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) Essbase
7 3 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Investment Management
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (20.00%) HFM
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (20.00%) SAP
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
8 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (13.33%) CODA-Financials
8 2 (13.33%) CODA
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) Banking
8 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Statistics
8 2 (13.33%) Hyperion Smart View
8 2 (13.33%) Hyperion Planning

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CIMA 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 CIMA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (20.00%) HFM
2 2 (13.33%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (13.33%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Essbase
2 2 (13.33%) Hyperion Smart View
2 2 (13.33%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.67%) MS Access
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 14 (93.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Accountant
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Report Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Hyperion Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Forecast Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Statistics
3 1 (6.67%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Investment Management
1 3 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) E-business
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Use Case
3 1 (6.67%) Fund Accounting
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) ACCA
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Hyperion
3 3 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) CODA
5 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
5 1 (6.67%) Sage
5 1 (6.67%) Infor
5 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft