The table below looks at the statistics for CIMA in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CIMA over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Rank 500 471 489
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +18
Contract jobs citing CIMA 57 68 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.080%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.81% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 47 17
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£460 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £675 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £440 £408
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +7.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
9173 8436 7387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.12% 18.92% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5411 4650 3941
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 380 526
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.02 £40.00 £44.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

CIMA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CIMA Jobs Demand Trend in England

CIMA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CIMA Daily Rate Trend in England

CIMA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CIMA across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

CIMA Daily Rate Histogram in England

CIMA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

CIMA Hourly Rate Trend in England

CIMA
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 CIMA within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 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 -3 26 £460 -15.40% 8
South East -15 13 £358 +30.00% 2
South West -14 7 £526 -24.92% 6
East Midlands +20 4 £325 -
North West - 3 £413 - 1
Yorkshire -7 2 £493 -17.91% 5
West Midlands +1 1 £450 +4.65% 4
East of England - 1 £350 -
North East - - - -
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CIMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 119 (94.44%) Finance
2 113 (89.68%) ACCA
3 37 (29.37%) SAP
4 23 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (16.67%) Banking
6 18 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (13.49%) Project Management
8 16 (12.70%) Microsoft
9 15 (11.90%) MS Excel
9 15 (11.90%) Telecoms
10 14 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 13 (10.32%) MS PowerPoint
12 12 (9.52%) SAP FI/CO
12 12 (9.52%) SAP CO
12 12 (9.52%) SAP FI
13 11 (8.73%) Risk Management
13 11 (8.73%) Dynamics AX
14 10 (7.94%) General Ledger
14 10 (7.94%) ERP
15 9 (7.14%) Marketing
15 9 (7.14%) Migration
15 9 (7.14%) Degree
16 8 (6.35%) AAT
16 8 (6.35%) FATCA
16 8 (6.35%) COREP
16 8 (6.35%) FINREP
16 8 (6.35%) CIPFA
17 7 (5.56%) Change Management
17 7 (5.56%) Retail
17 7 (5.56%) Business Analysis

CIMA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 2 (1.59%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.59%) MS Office
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (9.52%) SAP FI/CO
1 12 (9.52%) SAP CO
1 12 (9.52%) SAP FI
2 11 (8.73%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (3.97%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (2.38%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.59%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.79%) BPCS
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.79%) HFM
6 1 (0.79%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.79%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.79%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.38%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.79%) Essbase
General
1 119 (94.44%) Finance
2 21 (16.67%) Banking
3 15 (11.90%) Telecoms
4 10 (7.94%) General Ledger
5 9 (7.14%) Marketing
6 7 (5.56%) Retail
7 6 (4.76%) Legal
8 5 (3.97%) Investment Banking
9 3 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (2.38%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.79%) Advertising
11 1 (0.79%) Publishing
11 1 (0.79%) Billing
11 1 (0.79%) French Language
Job Titles
1 53 (42.06%) Analyst
2 25 (19.84%) Financial Analyst
3 22 (17.46%) Consultant
4 21 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) SAP Consultant
6 7 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
6 7 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.76%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 5 (3.97%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) Change Analyst
9 4 (3.17%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 4 (3.17%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.17%) Management Consultant
10 3 (2.38%) Senior Manager
10 3 (2.38%) Report Analyst
10 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Consultant
10 3 (2.38%) Report Manager
10 3 (2.38%) Senior Change Analyst
11 2 (1.59%) SAP BPC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.38%) FMCG
4 2 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.59%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.79%) Equities
5 1 (0.79%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (13.49%) Project Management
3 11 (8.73%) Risk Management
4 10 (7.94%) ERP
5 9 (7.14%) Migration
6 7 (5.56%) Change Management
6 7 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 6 (4.76%) Financial Modelling
7 6 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (4.76%) Financial Analysis
7 6 (4.76%) Workflow
7 6 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.97%) Data Analysis
8 5 (3.97%) Procure-to-pay
9 4 (3.17%) Data Migration
9 4 (3.17%) Information Management
9 4 (3.17%) Process Management
9 4 (3.17%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.76%) VBA
2 5 (3.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 113 (89.68%) ACCA
2 9 (7.14%) Degree
3 8 (6.35%) AAT
3 8 (6.35%) CIPFA
4 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.38%) ICAEW
6 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.59%) CFA
7 1 (0.79%) PMP
7 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.79%) CCA
7 1 (0.79%) CCAB
7 1 (0.79%) CISA
7 1 (0.79%) QiCA
7 1 (0.79%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (6.35%) FATCA
2 8 (6.35%) COREP
2 8 (6.35%) FINREP
3 6 (4.76%) GAAP
4 3 (2.38%) QA
5 2 (1.59%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.79%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (29.37%) SAP
2 16 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.76%) Oracle
4 5 (3.97%) Ariba
5 2 (1.59%) CA
5 2 (1.59%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.79%) Cognos
6 1 (0.79%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.79%) Sun
6 1 (0.79%) IBM
6 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
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