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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 529 476 481
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +5
Contract jobs citing ACCA 60 83 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.99% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 65 36
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £390
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - -
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
10434 8390 8135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.68% 17.76% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6117 4767 4313
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 487 351 562
Average hourly rate £18.03 £18.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.16% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -15 27 £463 -13.95% 15
South East -13 20 £425 +54.54% 5
East Midlands +6 5 £325 -
North West -7 2 £500 +53.84% 8
East of England -17 2 £450 -35.71% 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
ACCA
UK

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 141 (92.16%) Finance
2 134 (87.58%) CIMA
3 36 (23.53%) SAP
4 25 (16.34%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (15.03%) Banking
6 18 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (11.11%) Telecoms
7 17 (11.11%) Project Management
7 17 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 15 (9.80%) Microsoft
8 15 (9.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (9.80%) Migration
9 14 (9.15%) Risk Management
9 14 (9.15%) Degree
9 14 (9.15%) MS PowerPoint
10 13 (8.50%) ERP
10 13 (8.50%) Oracle
11 11 (7.19%) General Ledger
11 11 (7.19%) Marketing
12 9 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
12 9 (5.88%) SC Cleared
12 9 (5.88%) Security Cleared
12 9 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
12 9 (5.88%) AAT
12 9 (5.88%) Data Analysis
12 9 (5.88%) CIPFA
13 8 (5.23%) Workflow
13 8 (5.23%) GAAP
13 8 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (4.58%) FATCA

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.31%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 17 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.96%) MS Office
4 2 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (4.58%) SAP FI
2 7 (4.58%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (4.58%) SAP CO
3 5 (3.27%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (2.61%) IntelliMatch
5 3 (1.96%) SAP BPC
6 2 (1.31%) SAP ERP
6 2 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.31%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (1.31%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (1.31%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.65%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.65%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.65%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.65%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.65%) BPCS
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (0.65%) Internet
1 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.65%) VPN
1 1 (0.65%) DNS
1 1 (0.65%) SAN
1 1 (0.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.96%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.65%) Essbase
General
1 141 (92.16%) Finance
2 23 (15.03%) Banking
3 17 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.19%) General Ledger
4 11 (7.19%) Marketing
5 7 (4.58%) Retail
6 6 (3.92%) Legal
7 4 (2.61%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.96%) French Language
8 3 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.31%) German Language
9 2 (1.31%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.65%) Danish Language
10 1 (0.65%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.65%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.65%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.65%) Billing
10 1 (0.65%) Advertising
10 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (46.41%) Analyst
2 33 (21.57%) Financial Analyst
3 24 (15.69%) Business Analyst
4 17 (11.11%) Consultant
5 12 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (5.23%) Data Analyst
6 8 (5.23%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (3.92%) SAP Consultant
7 6 (3.92%) Report Analyst
7 6 (3.92%) MI Analyst
8 5 (3.27%) Report Manager
8 5 (3.27%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 5 (3.27%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (3.27%) Data Modeller
9 4 (2.61%) Change Analyst
9 4 (2.61%) Project Manager
9 4 (2.61%) Commercial Manager
10 3 (1.96%) Pricing Analyst
10 3 (1.96%) Senior Manager
10 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.65%) JSON
1 1 (0.65%) Web Services
1 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.34%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.58%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.96%) FMCG
4 2 (1.31%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.65%) Economics
5 1 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.65%) UNIX
1 1 (0.65%) Windows
1 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (11.11%) Project Management
3 15 (9.80%) Migration
4 14 (9.15%) Risk Management
5 13 (8.50%) ERP
6 9 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
6 9 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 8 (5.23%) Workflow
7 8 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (4.58%) Data Migration
8 7 (4.58%) Data Management
8 7 (4.58%) Business Analysis
9 6 (3.92%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (3.92%) Change Management
9 6 (3.92%) Data Modelling
9 6 (3.92%) Performance Management
9 6 (3.92%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (3.92%) Procure-to-pay
10 5 (3.27%) Quantitative Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.58%) VBA
2 6 (3.92%) SQL
3 2 (1.31%) C
4 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 134 (87.58%) CIMA
2 14 (9.15%) Degree
3 9 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.88%) AAT
3 9 (5.88%) CIPFA
4 6 (3.92%) CISA
5 5 (3.27%) ICAEW
5 5 (3.27%) QiCA
6 2 (1.31%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) CISSP
7 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.65%) PMP
7 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.65%) MBA
7 1 (0.65%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (5.23%) GAAP
3 7 (4.58%) FATCA
3 7 (4.58%) COREP
3 7 (4.58%) FINREP
4 5 (3.27%) Data Quality
5 4 (2.61%) Solvency II
6 3 (1.96%) QA
7 2 (1.31%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.65%) Basel II
8 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (23.53%) SAP
2 15 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.50%) Oracle
4 5 (3.27%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.27%) Ariba
4 5 (3.27%) CA
5 3 (1.96%) Reuters
5 3 (1.96%) Hyperion
5 3 (1.96%) Sun
6 2 (1.31%) IT2
7 1 (0.65%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.65%) Terracotta
7 1 (0.65%) Remedy
7 1 (0.65%) IBM
7 1 (0.65%) Cognos
7 1 (0.65%) JD Edwards
London
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Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £100,000 to £110,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Advantage XPO
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bradford
Morrisons
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £750 - £800 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago