The first table below looks at the demand for ACCA in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 London 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 376 374 363
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing ACCA 30 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 1.32% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 36 34
Average daily rate
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£396 £488 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £356 £413
% change year-on-year
+20.70% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.62 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year
+155.16% -
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3722 3567 3744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.83% 14.70% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2393 2159 2234
Average daily rate £424 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.23% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 123 139
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £45.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
ACCA
England

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

ACCA Jobs Demand Trend in London

ACCA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ACCA Daily Rate Trend in London

ACCA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

ACCA Daily Rate Histogram in London

ACCA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ACCA Hourly Rate Trend in London

ACCA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the London 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
City of London 0 6 £550 +25.71% 18
Hounslow - - - -
ACCA
England

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 53 (94.64%) Finance
2 48 (85.71%) CIMA
3 14 (25.00%) Banking
4 12 (21.43%) SAP
5 8 (14.29%) Degree
5 8 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 7 (12.50%) Oracle
6 7 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
6 7 (12.50%) General Ledger
6 7 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (10.71%) Investment Banking
7 6 (10.71%) Project Management
8 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
8 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.14%) Hyperion
9 4 (7.14%) ERP
9 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
9 4 (7.14%) Migration
10 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.36%) MBA
10 3 (5.36%) SQL
10 3 (5.36%) Reuters
10 3 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (5.36%) VBA
10 3 (5.36%) Business Development
10 3 (5.36%) French Language
10 3 (5.36%) Dynamics AX

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (5.36%) SAP BPC
2 2 (3.57%) SAP ERP
2 2 (3.57%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.79%) HFM
3 1 (1.79%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.79%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.79%) SAP FI-GL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.79%) Hyperion Smart View
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 53 (94.64%) Finance
2 14 (25.00%) Banking
3 7 (12.50%) General Ledger
4 6 (10.71%) Investment Banking
5 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 3 (5.36%) French Language
7 2 (3.57%) German Language
7 2 (3.57%) Billing
7 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.79%) Legal
8 1 (1.79%) Retail
8 1 (1.79%) Norwegian Language
8 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.79%) Swedish Language
8 1 (1.79%) Danish Language
8 1 (1.79%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (58.93%) Analyst
2 17 (30.36%) Business Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Financial Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Banking Business Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) MI Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Project Accountant
6 3 (5.36%) Report Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) SAP BPC Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Pricing Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Auditor
7 2 (3.57%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Commercial Manager
7 2 (3.57%) IT Auditor
8 1 (1.79%) Administrator
8 1 (1.79%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (3.57%) Fixed Income
2 1 (1.79%) Equities
2 1 (1.79%) Derivative
2 1 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (1.79%) Economics
2 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.79%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 7 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
3 6 (10.71%) Project Management
4 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
4 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (7.14%) ERP
5 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.14%) Migration
6 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.36%) Business Development
6 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Cash Management
7 2 (3.57%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (3.57%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.57%) Data Management
8 1 (1.79%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (1.79%) Change Management
8 1 (1.79%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.79%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.79%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) SQL
1 3 (5.36%) VBA
2 1 (1.79%) ABAP
2 1 (1.79%) C
2 1 (1.79%) C#
2 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 48 (85.71%) CIMA
2 8 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (5.36%) MBA
4 2 (3.57%) CISA
5 1 (1.79%) CIPFA
5 1 (1.79%) CISSP
5 1 (1.79%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.57%) GAAP
2 2 (3.57%) IAS 39
3 1 (1.79%) COBIT
3 1 (1.79%) FINREP
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) SAP
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) Hyperion
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.36%) Reuters
5 2 (3.57%) IT2
5 2 (3.57%) CA
5 2 (3.57%) Sun
5 2 (3.57%) Cognos
6 1 (1.79%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.79%) Terracotta
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