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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 475 496 480
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Contract jobs citing ACCA 94 75 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.96% 0.90% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 61 64
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -63.07%
ACCA
UK

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
9802 8369 9591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.86% 17.30% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5565 4704 5040
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 398 571
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.53%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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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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 -5 38 £400 -20.00% 22
South East -7 23 £425 -10.52% 8
South West -22 11 £503 +34.00% 6
West Midlands -7 9 £435 +45.00% 3
East of England -24 5 £350 -22.22% 5
North West -3 3 £317 +12.12% 7
Yorkshire +4 1 £450 - 10
East Midlands - - - -
ACCA
UK

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 134 (95.71%) Finance
2 119 (85.00%) CIMA
3 25 (17.86%) SAP
4 22 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (13.57%) Banking
6 16 (11.43%) Oracle
7 15 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (9.29%) Migration
8 13 (9.29%) Telecoms
8 13 (9.29%) Project Management
9 11 (7.86%) MS Excel
9 11 (7.86%) ERP
9 11 (7.86%) Microsoft
9 11 (7.86%) Business Analysis
9 11 (7.86%) Degree
10 10 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
10 10 (7.14%) SQL
10 10 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (6.43%) Risk Management
11 9 (6.43%) General Ledger
12 8 (5.71%) Data Management
12 8 (5.71%) VBA
12 8 (5.71%) AAT
12 8 (5.71%) Financial Modelling
12 8 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (5.00%) FINREP
13 7 (5.00%) Retail
13 7 (5.00%) Data Analysis
13 7 (5.00%) Management Information System
13 7 (5.00%) GAP Analysis

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 11 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.14%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (2.86%) SAP FI
2 4 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (2.86%) SAP CO
3 3 (2.14%) HFM
3 3 (2.14%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (2.14%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.43%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.71%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.71%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.71%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.71%) VPN
1 1 (0.71%) DNS
1 1 (0.71%) SAN
1 1 (0.71%) Firewall
1 1 (0.71%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.14%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.43%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.43%) Essbase
4 2 (1.43%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (0.71%) QlikView
5 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 134 (95.71%) Finance
2 19 (13.57%) Banking
3 13 (9.29%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.43%) General Ledger
5 7 (5.00%) Retail
6 6 (4.29%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.86%) Legal
7 4 (2.86%) Marketing
8 3 (2.14%) French Language
9 2 (1.43%) German Language
9 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.71%) Advertising
10 1 (0.71%) Publishing
10 1 (0.71%) Billing
10 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.71%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.71%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.71%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.71%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 68 (48.57%) Analyst
2 33 (23.57%) Business Analyst
3 31 (22.14%) Financial Analyst
4 15 (10.71%) Consultant
5 11 (7.86%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
7 7 (5.00%) Data Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) MI Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) Data Modeller
9 5 (3.57%) Financial Business Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) Project Accountant
9 5 (3.57%) Report Analyst
10 4 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.86%) Finance Systems Manager
10 4 (2.86%) SAP Consultant
10 4 (2.86%) Systems Manager
10 4 (2.86%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 3 (2.14%) Banking Business Analyst
11 3 (2.14%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 3 (2.14%) Project Controller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) Web Services
1 1 (0.71%) XML
1 1 (0.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.43%) FMCG
3 2 (1.43%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.71%) Equities
4 1 (0.71%) Economics
4 1 (0.71%) Derivative
4 1 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.71%) Replication
4 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.71%) UNIX
1 1 (0.71%) Windows
1 1 (0.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (9.29%) Migration
2 13 (9.29%) Project Management
3 11 (7.86%) ERP
3 11 (7.86%) Business Analysis
4 9 (6.43%) Risk Management
5 8 (5.71%) Data Management
5 8 (5.71%) Financial Modelling
5 8 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 7 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (4.29%) Workflow
7 6 (4.29%) Data Migration
7 6 (4.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (4.29%) Procure-to-pay
8 5 (3.57%) Quantitative Risk Management
8 5 (3.57%) Performance Management
8 5 (3.57%) Data Modelling
8 5 (3.57%) B2B
9 4 (2.86%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.14%) SQL
2 8 (5.71%) VBA
3 4 (2.86%) C
4 1 (0.71%) C#
4 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 119 (85.00%) CIMA
2 11 (7.86%) Degree
3 8 (5.71%) AAT
4 6 (4.29%) CISA
5 4 (2.86%) CIPFA
6 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.14%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.14%) QiCA
6 3 (2.14%) MBA
7 2 (1.43%) ICAEW
8 1 (0.71%) CFA
8 1 (0.71%) CCAB
8 1 (0.71%) CISSP
8 1 (0.71%) PMP
8 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (5.00%) FINREP
3 6 (4.29%) FATCA
3 6 (4.29%) COREP
4 5 (3.57%) Data Quality
5 4 (2.86%) Solvency II
6 3 (2.14%) GAAP
7 2 (1.43%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.71%) QA
8 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.71%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (17.86%) SAP
2 16 (11.43%) Oracle
3 11 (7.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.57%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.57%) CA
4 5 (3.57%) Hyperion
5 4 (2.86%) Ariba
6 3 (2.14%) Reuters
6 3 (2.14%) Remedy
7 2 (1.43%) Sun
7 2 (1.43%) IT2
8 1 (0.71%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.71%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.71%) Omniture
8 1 (0.71%) CODA
8 1 (0.71%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.71%) Cognos
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