The first table below looks at the demand for ACCA in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACCA over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 512 473 476
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +3
Contract jobs citing ACCA 62 71 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 0.86% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 53 56
Average daily rate
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£410 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £356 £413
% change year-on-year
+20.70% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.62 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.62 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year
+155.16% -
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9219 8298 9066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.68% 17.81% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5254 4509 4772
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 457 562
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ACCA
UK

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ACCA Jobs Demand Trend in England

ACCA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ACCA Daily Rate Trend in England

ACCA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ACCA across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

ACCA Daily Rate Histogram in England

ACCA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ACCA Hourly Rate Trend in England

ACCA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
London -2 30 £396 -18.76% 27
South West -11 11 £503 +12.34% 3
West Midlands -10 6 £435 +45.00% 4
South East -16 5 £350 -6.72% 5
North West +5 4 £317 +126.25% 11
East of England -16 3 £375 -52.53% 3
Yorkshire +5 2 £330 -26.66% 3
East Midlands - - - - 2
ACCA
UK

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 117 (95.90%) Finance
2 110 (90.16%) CIMA
3 23 (18.85%) SAP
4 22 (18.03%) Oracle
4 22 (18.03%) Banking
5 16 (13.11%) Telecoms
6 12 (9.84%) Business Analysis
6 12 (9.84%) SQL
6 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
6 12 (9.84%) ERP
7 11 (9.02%) General Ledger
8 10 (8.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (8.20%) Degree
9 9 (7.38%) Performance Management
9 9 (7.38%) FINREP
9 9 (7.38%) Project Management
9 9 (7.38%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.56%) VBA
10 8 (6.56%) COREP
11 7 (5.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.74%) Financial Modelling
11 7 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (5.74%) Microsoft
11 7 (5.74%) Oracle Financials
11 7 (5.74%) Migration
11 7 (5.74%) Data Analysis
11 7 (5.74%) Data Management
12 6 (4.92%) Investment Banking
12 6 (4.92%) GAP Analysis

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.74%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (4.10%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.46%) SAP BPC
3 3 (2.46%) HFM
4 2 (1.64%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.64%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.82%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.82%) SAP FI-GL
5 1 (0.82%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.82%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.82%) VPN
1 1 (0.82%) DNS
1 1 (0.82%) SAN
1 1 (0.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.64%) Essbase
4 2 (1.64%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.64%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.82%) QlikView
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 117 (95.90%) Finance
2 22 (18.03%) Banking
3 16 (13.11%) Telecoms
4 11 (9.02%) General Ledger
5 6 (4.92%) Investment Banking
6 5 (4.10%) Marketing
6 5 (4.10%) Retail
7 4 (3.28%) Legal
8 3 (2.46%) French Language
9 2 (1.64%) Billing
9 2 (1.64%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.64%) German Language
10 1 (0.82%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.82%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.82%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.82%) Danish Language
10 1 (0.82%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (50.82%) Analyst
2 27 (22.13%) Business Analyst
3 25 (20.49%) Financial Analyst
4 9 (7.38%) Consultant
4 9 (7.38%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (5.74%) Finance Systems Manager
5 7 (5.74%) Systems Manager
6 6 (4.92%) Project Accountant
6 6 (4.92%) Data Analyst
6 6 (4.92%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Banking Business Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) MI Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 3 (2.46%) SAP BPC Consultant
9 3 (2.46%) Pricing Analyst
9 3 (2.46%) Auditor
9 3 (2.46%) Developer
9 3 (2.46%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (2.46%) Data Modeller
9 3 (2.46%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.82%) JSON
1 1 (0.82%) Web Services
1 1 (0.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.64%) Fixed Income
2 2 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.82%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.82%) FMCG
3 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.82%) Physics
3 1 (0.82%) Derivative
3 1 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (0.82%) Replication
3 1 (0.82%) Equities
3 1 (0.82%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.82%) UNIX
1 1 (0.82%) Windows
1 1 (0.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (9.84%) Business Analysis
1 12 (9.84%) ERP
2 9 (7.38%) Performance Management
2 9 (7.38%) Project Management
3 8 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (5.74%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (5.74%) Financial Modelling
4 7 (5.74%) Migration
4 7 (5.74%) Data Analysis
4 7 (5.74%) Data Management
5 6 (4.92%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (4.92%) Cash Management
6 5 (4.10%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (4.10%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (4.10%) Data Modelling
6 5 (4.10%) Risk Management
7 4 (3.28%) Analytics
7 4 (3.28%) Financial Analysis
8 3 (2.46%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.84%) SQL
2 8 (6.56%) VBA
3 4 (3.28%) C
4 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.82%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.82%) C#
4 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.82%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 110 (90.16%) CIMA
2 10 (8.20%) Degree
3 4 (3.28%) CISA
4 3 (2.46%) AAT
4 3 (2.46%) CIPFA
4 3 (2.46%) MBA
5 2 (1.64%) ICAEW
6 1 (0.82%) CFA
6 1 (0.82%) CCAB
6 1 (0.82%) CISSP
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (7.38%) FINREP
3 8 (6.56%) COREP
4 5 (4.10%) FATCA
5 3 (2.46%) Basel III
5 3 (2.46%) Data Quality
5 3 (2.46%) CRD IV
5 3 (2.46%) GAAP
6 2 (1.64%) IAS 39
6 2 (1.64%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.82%) COBIT
7 1 (0.82%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Puppet
1 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (18.85%) SAP
2 22 (18.03%) Oracle
3 7 (5.74%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.92%) Hyperion
5 4 (3.28%) CA
6 3 (2.46%) Remedy
6 3 (2.46%) Reuters
6 3 (2.46%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.64%) Sun
7 2 (1.64%) Cognos
7 2 (1.64%) IT2
8 1 (0.82%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.82%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.82%) CODA
8 1 (0.82%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.82%) Omniture
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 2 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £425 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £350 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham or Farnborough
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucester
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £295 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £525 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
South East England
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago