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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Rank 395 360 367
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +7
Contract jobs citing CIMA 31 60 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 1.58% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 52 35
Average daily rate
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£468 £575 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.69% +24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £396 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.24% -1.33%
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
3878 3801 3641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.73% 15.00% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2642 2469 2271
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 77 118
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 0 5 £500 -9.09% 7
Chiswick - - - -
CIMA
England

CIMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 63 (95.45%) Finance
2 55 (83.33%) ACCA
3 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (19.70%) SAP
4 13 (19.70%) Banking
5 11 (16.67%) Project Management
6 10 (15.15%) Financial Modelling
7 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
7 9 (13.64%) Migration
8 8 (12.12%) General Ledger
9 7 (10.61%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.58%) Oracle
11 5 (7.58%) CIPFA
11 5 (7.58%) Change Management
11 5 (7.58%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (7.58%) Investment Banking
11 5 (7.58%) Degree
12 4 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (6.06%) Performance Management
12 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
12 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (6.06%) Risk Management
12 4 (6.06%) SQL
12 4 (6.06%) ERP
12 4 (6.06%) Financial Analysis
12 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (4.55%) People Management
13 3 (4.55%) Sun

CIMA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) MS Project
4 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.55%) SAP FI
2 3 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (4.55%) SAP CO
3 2 (3.03%) SAP ERP
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.52%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.52%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.52%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
General
1 63 (95.45%) Finance
2 13 (19.70%) Banking
3 8 (12.12%) General Ledger
4 5 (7.58%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.55%) French Language
5 3 (4.55%) Legal
6 2 (3.03%) Front Office
6 2 (3.03%) German Language
7 1 (1.52%) Norwegian Language
7 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.52%) Swedish Language
7 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.52%) Danish Language
7 1 (1.52%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.52%) Back Office
7 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.52%) Retail
7 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.52%) Advertising
7 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Analyst
2 13 (19.70%) Financial Analyst
3 12 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) MI Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Report Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Project Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Project Accountant
7 3 (4.55%) Management Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Pricing Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Commercial Manager
9 1 (1.52%) Senior Manager
9 1 (1.52%) Senior Business Analyst
9 1 (1.52%) IT Auditor
9 1 (1.52%) Finance Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) FMCG
3 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.52%) PMI
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Equities
3 1 (1.52%) Economics
3 1 (1.52%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Project Management
2 10 (15.15%) Financial Modelling
3 9 (13.64%) Migration
4 5 (7.58%) Change Management
4 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.06%) ERP
5 4 (6.06%) Risk Management
5 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.06%) Financial Analysis
5 4 (6.06%) Performance Management
5 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
5 4 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.55%) People Management
6 3 (4.55%) Business Development
6 3 (4.55%) Workflow
6 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.03%) Process Management
7 2 (3.03%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) VBA
3 1 (1.52%) C
3 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (83.33%) ACCA
2 5 (7.58%) CIPFA
2 5 (7.58%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) ICAEW
3 2 (3.03%) CFA
3 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.03%) AAT
3 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.52%) PMP
4 1 (1.52%) CCNA
4 1 (1.52%) CISSP
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) MBA
4 1 (1.52%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.52%) CISA
4 1 (1.52%) CIPD
4 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.03%) GAAP
1 2 (3.03%) IAS 39
2 1 (1.52%) FINREP
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) SAP
2 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle
4 3 (4.55%) Sun
4 3 (4.55%) CA
4 3 (4.55%) Reuters
5 2 (3.03%) IT2
6 1 (1.52%) Terracotta
6 1 (1.52%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.52%) Juniper
6 1 (1.52%) Cognos
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco
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