The table below looks at the statistics for ACCA in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACCA over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 240 239 222
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing ACCA 22 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.076% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 0.29% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 7
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£325 £363 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -19.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £429 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £435 £370
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +17.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.62 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +155.16%
ACCA
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2484 2413 2098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.94% 26.27% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1466 1183 1077
Average daily rate £375 £360 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 85 115
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -17.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.33 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ACCA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ACCA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ACCA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ACCA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ACCA across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

ACCA Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ACCA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ACCA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ACCA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +20 18 £325 -10.34%
Surrey +5 3 - -
Middlesex +4 1 £500 +26.58%
ACCA
England

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 31 (100.00%) Finance
2 29 (93.55%) CIMA
3 11 (35.48%) SAP
3 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (32.26%) Project Management
5 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
5 8 (25.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (22.58%) MS Project
7 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (16.13%) Degree
8 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.90%) Oracle
9 4 (12.90%) Financial Modelling
9 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
10 3 (9.68%) Sage
11 2 (6.45%) SAP FI
11 2 (6.45%) DRM
11 2 (6.45%) CA
11 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (6.45%) ERP
11 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
11 2 (6.45%) Hyperion
11 2 (6.45%) TestDirector
11 2 (6.45%) SQL
11 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
11 2 (6.45%) Retail
11 2 (6.45%) SAP CO
11 2 (6.45%) JIRA

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (22.58%) MS Project
3 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
4 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP FI
1 2 (6.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (6.45%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.23%) HFM
2 1 (3.23%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (3.23%) Line 50
2 1 (3.23%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (3.23%) Sage 200
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (3.23%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.45%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) TestDirector
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 31 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Finance Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Accountant
5 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.23%) Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Finance Systems Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.90%) Financial Modelling
3 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.45%) DRM
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Test Management
4 2 (6.45%) ERP
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Demand Management
5 1 (3.23%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (93.55%) CIMA
2 5 (16.13%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) SAP
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Sage
4 2 (6.45%) CA
4 2 (6.45%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.23%) Epicor
5 1 (3.23%) CODA
5 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.23%) Cognos
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Ericsson