The first table below looks at the demand for ACCA in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACCA over the 3 months to 31 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 Manchester 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 83 78 86
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing ACCA 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.088% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.82% 0.56% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£209 £140 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £356 £413
% change year-on-year
+20.70% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.62 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.62 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year
+155.16% -
Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
165 179 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.35% 15.72% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 82 88
Average daily rate £310 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £240 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 22
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

ACCA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ACCA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ACCA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

ACCA
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ACCA Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

ACCA
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) CIMA
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) ICAEW
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) CIPFA
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CIMA
2 2 (66.67%) ICAEW
2 2 (66.67%) CIPFA
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP