The table below looks at the statistics for CIMA in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CIMA over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
England / North West
Rank 129 155 135
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -20
Contract jobs citing CIMA 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.077% 0.079% 0.096%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.41% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £485 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £513 £444
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +15.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
469 724 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.03% 19.07% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 391 318
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 51
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +79.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £46.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

CIMA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing CIMA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CIMA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CIMA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CIMA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CIMA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

CIMA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CIMA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CIMA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for CIMA.

1 6 (100.00%) ACCA
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) SAP FI
2 3 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) SAP CO
3 2 (33.33%) Sage
3 2 (33.33%) Sage 200
3 2 (33.33%) SAP HANA
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) WorldPay
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) E-business
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Flash
4 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Validation

CIMA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SAP CO
1 3 (50.00%) SAP FI
1 3 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (33.33%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SAP HANA
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SAP CO Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SAP FI Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Accountant
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Finance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Strategy Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
1 1 (16.67%) E-business
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ACCA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Sage
3 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) WorldPay