The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 377 379 361
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs citing ACCA 38 49 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 1.31% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 43
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £350 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £401 £331
% change year-on-year
+9.03% +21.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -63.07%
ACCA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3685 3747 3772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.30% 14.95% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2409 2384 2255
Average daily rate £425 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 88 140
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 17 September 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 17 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
City of London +7 5 £425 -15.00% 7
ACCA
England

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 55 (98.21%) Finance
2 48 (85.71%) CIMA
3 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (17.86%) SAP
5 9 (16.07%) Banking
6 7 (12.50%) General Ledger
6 7 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
6 7 (12.50%) Oracle
6 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 7 (12.50%) Project Management
6 7 (12.50%) Migration
7 6 (10.71%) Investment Banking
8 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (8.93%) ERP
9 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 4 (7.14%) VBA
9 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (7.14%) Performance Management
9 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.36%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (5.36%) Business Development
10 3 (5.36%) Degree
10 3 (5.36%) French Language
10 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
10 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
10 3 (5.36%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.36%) Legal

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.57%) SAP ERP
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.79%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.79%) HFM
4 1 (1.79%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.79%) Hyperion Smart View
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
General
1 55 (98.21%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Banking
3 7 (12.50%) General Ledger
4 6 (10.71%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.36%) French Language
5 3 (5.36%) Legal
6 2 (3.57%) German Language
7 1 (1.79%) Danish Language
7 1 (1.79%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.79%) Norwegian Language
7 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.79%) Swedish Language
7 1 (1.79%) Retail
7 1 (1.79%) Billing
7 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.79%) Advertising
7 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Analyst
2 15 (26.79%) Financial Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) MI Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Report Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Pricing Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Financial Business Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Project Accountant
6 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Commercial Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (1.79%) Programme Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) FMCG
2 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.79%) Economics
2 1 (1.79%) Derivative
2 1 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
2 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
1 7 (12.50%) Project Management
1 7 (12.50%) Migration
2 5 (8.93%) ERP
3 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.36%) Business Development
4 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
4 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.57%) Change Management
5 2 (3.57%) Process Management
5 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.57%) Cash Management
5 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (3.57%) Test Management
5 2 (3.57%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (3.57%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) VBA
2 3 (5.36%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) C
3 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (85.71%) CIMA
2 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) CIPFA
3 2 (3.57%) MBA
4 1 (1.79%) AAT
4 1 (1.79%) CFA
4 1 (1.79%) CISA
4 1 (1.79%) CISSP
4 1 (1.79%) PMP
4 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) GAAP
1 2 (3.57%) IAS 39
2 1 (1.79%) FINREP
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) SAP
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.36%) CA
4 3 (5.36%) Reuters
5 2 (3.57%) Sun
5 2 (3.57%) IT2
6 1 (1.79%) Terracotta
6 1 (1.79%) Cognos
6 1 (1.79%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.79%) JD Edwards
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