The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 522 473 464
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -9
Contract jobs citing ACCA 42 73 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.81% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 51 30
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £675 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £550
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10269 8982 7524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.56% 19.63% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6018 4901 4040
Average daily rate £400 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 425 458
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -29.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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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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 -28 23 £400 -20.00% 18
South West -19 8 £526 -19.15% 3
South East -42 5 £425 +54.54% 5
East Midlands - 2 £365 - 2
North West - 2 £325 - 3
East of England 0 1 £350 -46.15% 4
West Midlands -5 1 £450 +4.65% 2
Yorkshire - - - -
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ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 105 (88.98%) Finance
2 102 (86.44%) CIMA
3 31 (26.27%) SAP
4 20 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
6 14 (11.86%) ERP
6 14 (11.86%) MS Excel
6 14 (11.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (11.02%) Project Management
7 13 (11.02%) Banking
7 13 (11.02%) Telecoms
8 12 (10.17%) Degree
9 11 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (9.32%) MS PowerPoint
9 11 (9.32%) Oracle
10 9 (7.63%) Dynamics AX
10 9 (7.63%) General Ledger
10 9 (7.63%) Risk Management
10 9 (7.63%) Marketing
11 8 (6.78%) FATCA
11 8 (6.78%) COREP
11 8 (6.78%) FINREP
11 8 (6.78%) Change Management
12 7 (5.93%) CIPFA
12 7 (5.93%) Workflow
12 7 (5.93%) Business Analysis
12 7 (5.93%) GAAP
12 7 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (5.08%) SC Cleared
13 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.69%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.69%) MS Office
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (4.24%) SAP FI
2 5 (4.24%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (4.24%) SAP CO
2 5 (4.24%) IntelliMatch
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.54%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.69%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (1.69%) HFM
6 1 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.85%) Agresso
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.85%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.85%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.85%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.85%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.54%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.69%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.85%) Essbase
General
1 105 (88.98%) Finance
2 13 (11.02%) Telecoms
2 13 (11.02%) Banking
3 9 (7.63%) General Ledger
3 9 (7.63%) Marketing
4 6 (5.08%) Retail
5 5 (4.24%) Legal
6 4 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.54%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.54%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.85%) Advertising
9 1 (0.85%) Publishing
9 1 (0.85%) Billing
9 1 (0.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 51 (43.22%) Analyst
2 26 (22.03%) Financial Analyst
3 19 (16.10%) Business Analyst
4 17 (14.41%) Consultant
5 9 (7.63%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (6.78%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.08%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 5 (4.24%) SAP Consultant
8 5 (4.24%) Change Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Report Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Financial Business Analyst
10 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Consultant
10 3 (2.54%) Senior Change Analyst
10 3 (2.54%) Data Analyst
10 3 (2.54%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (1.69%) Senior Manager
11 2 (1.69%) Support Analyst
11 2 (1.69%) Functional Consultant
11 2 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.54%) FMCG
4 2 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.69%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.85%) Equities
5 1 (0.85%) Statistics
5 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.86%) ERP
2 13 (11.02%) Project Management
3 11 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (7.63%) Risk Management
5 8 (6.78%) Change Management
6 7 (5.93%) Workflow
6 7 (5.93%) Business Analysis
6 7 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (5.08%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (5.08%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (4.24%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.39%) BPR
9 4 (3.39%) Migration
9 4 (3.39%) Information Management
9 4 (3.39%) Financial Analysis
10 3 (2.54%) Business Transformation
10 3 (2.54%) Procure-to-pay
10 3 (2.54%) Financial Modelling
10 3 (2.54%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.39%) SQL
2 3 (2.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 102 (86.44%) CIMA
2 12 (10.17%) Degree
3 7 (5.93%) CIPFA
4 6 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.08%) AAT
5 5 (4.24%) CISA
5 5 (4.24%) QiCA
6 4 (3.39%) ICAEW
7 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.85%) PMP
8 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.85%) CCA
8 1 (0.85%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (6.78%) FATCA
2 8 (6.78%) COREP
2 8 (6.78%) FINREP
3 7 (5.93%) GAAP
4 3 (2.54%) QA
5 2 (1.69%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.85%) Basel II
6 1 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 31 (26.27%) SAP
2 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.32%) Oracle
4 4 (3.39%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.69%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (1.69%) Ariba
5 2 (1.69%) CA
6 1 (0.85%) Sun
6 1 (0.85%) Cognos
6 1 (0.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.85%) Sage
6 1 (0.85%) Twitter
6 1 (0.85%) Epicor
6 1 (0.85%) CODA
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