The table below looks at the statistics for CCAB in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCAB over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB)
Rank 604 565 535
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -30
Contract jobs citing CCAB 4 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.008% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.035% 0.044% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£388 - £308
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - £315
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11413 9164 8889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.63% 17.73% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6633 5091 4657
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 547 394 612
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -21.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

CCAB
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCAB within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCAB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCAB
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCAB within the UK.

CCAB Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CCAB
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCAB within the UK.

CCAB Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CCAB
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCAB within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
England -30 3 £388 - 4
London - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - - 1

CCAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CCAB 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 CCAB.

1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) ERP
3 12 (42.86%) SAP
3 12 (42.86%) SAP ERP
3 12 (42.86%) SAP BPC
4 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 7 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
7 4 (14.29%) MS Office
7 4 (14.29%) Data Security
7 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.71%) Data Management
8 3 (10.71%) Data Governance
9 2 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
9 2 (7.14%) Marketing
9 2 (7.14%) Degree
9 2 (7.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) NHS
10 1 (3.57%) CIMA
10 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
10 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.57%) Series 60
10 1 (3.57%) ACCA
10 1 (3.57%) ITIL
10 1 (3.57%) Flash
10 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared

CCAB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CCAB 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 CCAB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (42.86%) SAP ERP
1 12 (42.86%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.57%) SAP QM
General
1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Business Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) SAP Business Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Data Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Auditor
7 2 (7.14%) MI Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) IT Auditor
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Series 60
1 1 (3.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ERP
2 7 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 4 (14.29%) Data Security
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.71%) Data Management
4 3 (10.71%) Data Governance
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.57%) People Management
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) CIMA
2 1 (3.57%) ACCA
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) COBIT
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) SAP
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
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Posted: 13 days ago