The table below looks at the statistics for CIMA in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CIMA over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Rank 386 363 361
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing CIMA 33 56 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 1.50% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 49 24
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£468 £554 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.53% +10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £388 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
CIMA
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
3899 3741 3371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.31% 14.97% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2716 2426 2142
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 89 108
Average hourly rate £16.16 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.50 £47.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

CIMA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CIMA Jobs Demand Trend in London

CIMA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CIMA Daily Rate Trend in London

CIMA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CIMA across the London region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

CIMA Daily Rate Histogram in London

CIMA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

CIMA Hourly Rate Trend in London

CIMA
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 CIMA within the London region over the 3 months to 21 November 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 -1 6 £494 -10.22% 7
Chiswick - - - -
CIMA
England

CIMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 64 (92.75%) Finance
2 59 (85.51%) ACCA
3 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (21.74%) SAP
4 15 (21.74%) Banking
5 12 (17.39%) Project Management
6 10 (14.49%) General Ledger
6 10 (14.49%) Financial Modelling
7 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
8 8 (11.59%) Migration
9 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
9 7 (10.14%) Investment Banking
9 7 (10.14%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (8.70%) Risk Management
11 5 (7.25%) Legal
11 5 (7.25%) CIPFA
11 5 (7.25%) Change Management
11 5 (7.25%) ERP
11 5 (7.25%) Oracle
11 5 (7.25%) Degree
11 5 (7.25%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (5.80%) SAP CO
12 4 (5.80%) Performance Management
12 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
12 4 (5.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (5.80%) GAAP
12 4 (5.80%) SAP FI
12 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (5.80%) SAP FI/CO

CIMA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (2.90%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (5.80%) SAP FI
2 4 (5.80%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (5.80%) SAP CO
3 3 (4.35%) SAP BPC
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.90%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.45%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.45%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
General
1 64 (92.75%) Finance
2 15 (21.74%) Banking
3 10 (14.49%) General Ledger
4 7 (10.14%) Investment Banking
5 5 (7.25%) Legal
6 3 (4.35%) Retail
6 3 (4.35%) French Language
7 2 (2.90%) German Language
7 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.90%) Front Office
8 1 (1.45%) Back Office
8 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.45%) Advertising
8 1 (1.45%) Publishing
8 1 (1.45%) Norwegian Language
8 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.45%) Swedish Language
8 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.45%) Danish Language
8 1 (1.45%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 32 (46.38%) Analyst
2 12 (17.39%) Financial Analyst
3 10 (14.49%) Business Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) Report Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) MI Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Pricing Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Project Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Management Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Commercial Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Project Accountant
8 2 (2.90%) SAP BPC Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Data Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Report Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) Data Extraction
2 2 (2.90%) FMCG
3 1 (1.45%) PMI
3 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) Equities
3 1 (1.45%) Economics
3 1 (1.45%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Project Management
2 10 (14.49%) Financial Modelling
3 8 (11.59%) Migration
4 6 (8.70%) Risk Management
4 6 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (7.25%) Change Management
5 5 (7.25%) ERP
6 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.80%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.80%) Financial Analysis
6 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.35%) People Management
7 3 (4.35%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.35%) Business Development
7 3 (4.35%) Process Management
8 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.90%) Workflow
8 2 (2.90%) Cash Management
8 2 (2.90%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) VBA
3 1 (1.45%) C
3 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (85.51%) ACCA
2 5 (7.25%) CIPFA
2 5 (7.25%) Degree
3 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) AAT
4 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) ICAEW
4 2 (2.90%) CFA
4 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.45%) CISSP
5 1 (1.45%) PMP
5 1 (1.45%) MBA
5 1 (1.45%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (5.80%) GAAP
2 2 (2.90%) IAS 39
3 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) SAP
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle
4 3 (4.35%) Reuters
4 3 (4.35%) Sun
5 2 (2.90%) CA
5 2 (2.90%) IT2
6 1 (1.45%) Terracotta
6 1 (1.45%) JD Edwards
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Rate: £375 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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