The first table below looks at the demand for CIMA 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 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 South East 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 231 216 237
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Contract jobs citing CIMA 19 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.25% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 1.01% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 8
Average daily rate £375 £520 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.88% +73.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £368 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £550 £500
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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2535 2086 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.17% 24.93% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1019 1091
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 124 126
Average hourly rate £21.00 £24.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CIMA
England

CIMA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CIMA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CIMA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CIMA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CIMA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

CIMA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CIMA
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 CIMA within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -12 11 £369 -29.76%
Hampshire +2 1 - -
Surrey -9 1 £401 -22.98% 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
CIMA
England

CIMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 31 (91.18%) ACCA
2 28 (82.35%) Finance
3 14 (41.18%) Oracle
4 13 (38.24%) Telecoms
5 8 (23.53%) ERP
6 7 (20.59%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (17.65%) Marketing
8 5 (14.71%) ICAEW
8 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
8 5 (14.71%) Migration
8 5 (14.71%) Hyperion
9 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (11.76%) SAP
9 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (8.82%) Billing
10 3 (8.82%) Degree
10 3 (8.82%) SQL
10 3 (8.82%) Financial Analysis
10 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (8.82%) Analytics
11 2 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
11 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (5.88%) Cash Management
11 2 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (5.88%) Legal
11 2 (5.88%) Publishing
12 1 (2.94%) Omniture
12 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis

CIMA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

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

Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.94%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.94%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.94%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (82.35%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Telecoms
3 6 (17.65%) Marketing
4 3 (8.82%) Billing
5 2 (5.88%) Legal
5 2 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
1 7 (20.59%) Financial Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Finance Systems Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Systems Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Project Accountant
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) Data Manager
4 1 (2.94%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Commercial Manager
4 1 (2.94%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Financial Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) Commercial Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.94%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ERP
2 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Migration
3 3 (8.82%) Financial Analysis
3 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (8.82%) Analytics
4 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.88%) Cash Management
5 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.94%) Web Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Pay per click
5 1 (2.94%) SEO
5 1 (2.94%) Workflow
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (91.18%) ACCA
2 5 (14.71%) ICAEW
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.94%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.94%) GAAP
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Hyperion
3 4 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Omniture
4 1 (2.94%) Teradata
4 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.94%) Sun