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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Rank 223 225 227
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing ACCA 30 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.07% 0.62% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 5
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£438 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £32.50
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
2810 1949 1895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.64% 22.91% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 1007 825
Average daily rate £375 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 89 166
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -32.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 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
Berkshire +18 16 £438 +34.61% 3
Hampshire -15 6 £375 +50.00% 1
Surrey -6 4 £500 +5.26%
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
ACCA
England

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 38 (90.48%) Finance
2 33 (78.57%) CIMA
3 14 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 9 (21.43%) Marketing
5 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (14.29%) Degree
6 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 5 (11.90%) SAP
7 5 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (11.90%) CISA
7 5 (11.90%) QiCA
7 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
8 3 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (7.14%) SAP CO
8 3 (7.14%) Change Management
8 3 (7.14%) CRM
8 3 (7.14%) ERP
8 3 (7.14%) Oracle
8 3 (7.14%) B2B
8 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.14%) SAP FI
8 3 (7.14%) AAT
9 2 (4.76%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 2 (4.76%) Procure-to-pay
9 2 (4.76%) Data Mapping
9 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
9 2 (4.76%) Financial Analysis

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) SAP FI
1 3 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (7.14%) SAP CO
2 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.76%) SAP Business One
3 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
General
1 38 (90.48%) Finance
2 14 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 9 (21.43%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Analyst
2 15 (35.71%) Financial Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Business Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Solvency II Business Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) MI Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Finance Systems Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Security Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Systems Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Information Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Systems Accountant
5 1 (2.38%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
2 3 (7.14%) CRM
2 3 (7.14%) ERP
2 3 (7.14%) B2B
2 3 (7.14%) Change Management
3 2 (4.76%) Workflow
3 2 (4.76%) Six Sigma
3 2 (4.76%) Project Management
3 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (4.76%) Data Mapping
3 2 (4.76%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (4.76%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (2.38%) Information Security
4 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.38%) Coaching
4 1 (2.38%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (2.38%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
1 2 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (78.57%) CIMA
2 6 (14.29%) Degree
3 5 (11.90%) CISA
3 5 (11.90%) QiCA
4 3 (7.14%) AAT
5 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (4.76%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.38%) GAAP
2 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) SAP
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Ariba
4 1 (2.38%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.38%) CODA