The first table below looks at the demand for CIMA in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CIMA over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Scotland 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Rank 121 115 108
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing CIMA 5 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.02% 1.30% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate £450 £285 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £395 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £424 £330
% change year-on-year
-11.50% +28.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +233.33%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
489 385 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.45% 16.43% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 223 176
Average daily rate £327 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 31
Average hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.89 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CIMA
UK

CIMA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

CIMA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CIMA
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CIMA Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

CIMA
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CIMA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

CIMA Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

CIMA
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CIMA Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

CIMA
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (69.23%) PRINCE2
1 9 (69.23%) Six Sigma
1 9 (69.23%) ACCA
1 9 (69.23%) Project Management
1 9 (69.23%) Migration
1 9 (69.23%) Asset Management
1 9 (69.23%) Business Analysis
1 9 (69.23%) Fund Accounting
1 9 (69.23%) Hedge funds
2 4 (30.77%) Financial Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Legal

CIMA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Middle Office Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) PRINCE2
1 9 (69.23%) Six Sigma
1 9 (69.23%) Project Management
1 9 (69.23%) Migration
1 9 (69.23%) Asset Management
1 9 (69.23%) Business Analysis
1 9 (69.23%) Fund Accounting
2 4 (30.77%) Financial Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) ACCA