The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Rank 230 223 241
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs citing CIMA 16 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 1.04% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 9
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£438 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.24% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.44% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -63.07%
CIMA
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
2325 2025 2360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.42% 23.10% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1200 1056 1078
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 106 155
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.36 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% -44.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £11.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CIMA across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

CIMA Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 September 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 +9 12 £438 +33.99%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £200 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £173 -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 7
CIMA
England

CIMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 28 (96.55%) Finance
2 25 (86.21%) ACCA
3 13 (44.83%) Telecoms
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) SAP
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Degree
5 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (10.34%) AAT
6 3 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
6 3 (10.34%) CRM
6 3 (10.34%) ERP
7 2 (6.90%) B2B
7 2 (6.90%) Change Management
7 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle
7 2 (6.90%) Data Mapping
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.90%) Retail
7 2 (6.90%) Line Management
7 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.90%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (6.90%) Cash Management
7 2 (6.90%) Demand Management
7 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation

CIMA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Business One
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (96.55%) Finance
2 13 (44.83%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Billing
4 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Financial Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Finance Systems Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Project Accountant
5 1 (3.45%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) MI Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Accountant
5 1 (3.45%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Project Management
2 3 (10.34%) CRM
2 3 (10.34%) ERP
3 2 (6.90%) B2B
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.90%) Data Mapping
3 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
3 2 (6.90%) Line Management
3 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.90%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (6.90%) Cash Management
3 2 (6.90%) Demand Management
3 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.45%) Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) ACCA
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 3 (10.34%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) GAAP
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) SAP
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Omniture
4 1 (3.45%) Ariba
4 1 (3.45%) CODA