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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Rank 239 216 233
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Contract jobs citing CIMA 19 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.14% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 0.58% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 1
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£425 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £378 £364
% change year-on-year
+12.58% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2854 2080 1773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.02% 24.37% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1051 771
Average daily rate £375 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £486 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 91 160
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 £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +6 13 £445 +36.92% 1
Hampshire -23 2 £375 +36.36%
Surrey - 2 £240 -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
CIMA
England

CIMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (97.14%) Finance
2 33 (94.29%) ACCA
3 15 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 9 (25.71%) Marketing
5 7 (20.00%) SAP
5 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
6 6 (17.14%) Degree
7 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.43%) Project Management
9 3 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (8.57%) B2B
9 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.57%) CRM
9 3 (8.57%) SAP FI
9 3 (8.57%) Change Management
9 3 (8.57%) SAP CO
9 3 (8.57%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (8.57%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (8.57%) AAT
10 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
10 2 (5.71%) Procure-to-pay
10 2 (5.71%) Financial Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.71%) Demand Management
10 2 (5.71%) Business Transformation
10 2 (5.71%) Data Mapping
10 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared

CIMA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (2.86%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) SAP FI
1 3 (8.57%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (8.57%) SAP CO
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Business One
3 1 (2.86%) BPCS
3 1 (2.86%) Cognos TM1
General
1 34 (97.14%) Finance
2 15 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 9 (25.71%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
2 13 (37.14%) Financial Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Commercial Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Finance Systems Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Manager
6 1 (2.86%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) MI Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Commercial Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 3 (8.57%) Change Management
3 3 (8.57%) CRM
3 3 (8.57%) B2B
3 3 (8.57%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.71%) ERP
4 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.71%) Data Mapping
4 2 (5.71%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.71%) Demand Management
4 2 (5.71%) Business Transformation
4 2 (5.71%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (2.86%) Line Management
5 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.86%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) VBA
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (94.29%) ACCA
2 6 (17.14%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) AAT
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) CISA
5 1 (2.86%) QiCA
5 1 (2.86%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.86%) GAAP
2 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) SAP
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Ariba
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Cognos
4 1 (2.86%) IBM