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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
England / South East
Rank 224 237 246
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing ACCA 14 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 0.65% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 6
Median daily rate £481 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £439 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £500 £438
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - £18.00

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
1993 2295 2606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.46% 27.66% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1197 1352 1263
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 123 119
Median hourly rate £23.19 £45.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.46% +143.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £60.55 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

ACCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing ACCA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +22 12 £488 - 3
Oxfordshire -3 2 £325 -31.57% 1
ACCA
England

ACCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ACCA 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 South East region with a requirement for ACCA.

1 28 (96.55%) Finance
2 24 (82.76%) CIMA
3 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (27.59%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 7 (24.14%) SAP
5 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
6 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) AAT
8 4 (13.79%) Marketing
8 4 (13.79%) ERP
8 4 (13.79%) Broadband
9 3 (10.34%) Oracle
9 3 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (10.34%) GAAP
9 3 (10.34%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (10.34%) Sage
9 3 (10.34%) Degree
9 3 (10.34%) NetSuite
9 3 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (10.34%) Analytics
9 3 (10.34%) Infor
9 3 (10.34%) Revenue Recognition
9 3 (10.34%) Workday
10 2 (6.90%) Planning and Forecasting
10 2 (6.90%) Data Centre

ACCA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (10.34%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (3.45%) HFM
2 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) Essbase
General
1 28 (96.55%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (13.79%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Analyst
2 16 (55.17%) Financial Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Business Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Finance Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Accountant
6 2 (6.90%) Business Finance Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) ERP Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) ERP Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Financial Controller
6 2 (6.90%) Software Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Pricing Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) SOX Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Economics
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) ERP
4 3 (10.34%) Analytics
4 3 (10.34%) Revenue Recognition
5 2 (6.90%) Direct Marketing
5 2 (6.90%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Record to Report
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (3.45%) Validation
6 1 (3.45%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
1 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) CIMA
2 4 (13.79%) AAT
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.45%) IIBA
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) GAAP
1 3 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.45%) IAS 39
2 1 (3.45%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) SAP
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Infor
3 3 (10.34%) NetSuite
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Sage
3 3 (10.34%) Workday
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Hyperion