The table below looks at the statistics for CIMA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CIMA over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Rank 582 570 558
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs citing CIMA 58 65 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.59% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 48 47
Average daily rate £488 £415 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £268 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £594
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
11863 10927 10747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.23% 19.60% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7461 6192 6109
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £530 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 538 533
Average hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CIMA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CIMA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CIMA
Daily Rate Trend

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

CIMA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CIMA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CIMA within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

CIMA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CIMA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CIMA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CIMA
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CIMA within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -29 56 £488 +15.72% 27
South East -2 22 £488 +18.18% 4
London -32 20 £500 +20.48% 12
Berkshire +18 16 £488 +21.87% 2
City of London +38 5 £475 +13.77% 4
East Midlands +10 5 £450 -
Surrey - 5 £575 -
Reading -5 4 £500 - 2
East of England +10 3 £240 +118.18% 1
Northampton - 3 £450 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £450 -
Cambridgeshire +10 2 £240 -
Bristol -1 2 - -
Cambridge -4 2 £240 -
South West -4 2 - - 2
North West -8 2 £400 - 2
Scotland -18 2 £388 +3.33% 2
West Midlands - 2 £363 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £375 -
Glasgow +4 1 £400 +6.66%
Hampshire -2 1 £338 -21.69%
Manchester - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £450 -
Warwickshire - 1 £275 -
Winchester - 1 £338 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £450 -
Warwick - 1 £275 -
Bracknell - 1 £425 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1

CIMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 103 (92.79%) ACCA
2 98 (88.29%) Finance
3 31 (27.93%) Hyperion
4 24 (21.62%) Business Analysis
5 20 (18.02%) SAP
5 20 (18.02%) Degree
6 18 (16.22%) Oracle BI EE
6 18 (16.22%) Oracle
7 16 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (13.51%) GAAP
9 14 (12.61%) HFM
10 12 (10.81%) Hyperion Planning
10 12 (10.81%) Project Management
11 11 (9.91%) ERP
11 11 (9.91%) Migration
12 10 (9.01%) Solvency II
12 10 (9.01%) Analytics
13 9 (8.11%) Essbase
13 9 (8.11%) Banking
13 9 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
14 8 (7.21%) Cognos
15 7 (6.31%) Asset Management
15 7 (6.31%) Cognos TM1
15 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
15 7 (6.31%) Data Quality
16 6 (5.41%) Tableau
16 6 (5.41%) Data Visualisation
16 6 (5.41%) Financial Modelling

CIMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (0.90%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.60%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (12.61%) HFM
2 12 (10.81%) Hyperion Planning
3 7 (6.31%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (4.50%) Cognos Planning
5 2 (1.80%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.80%) SAP FI
5 2 (1.80%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.90%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.90%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.90%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.90%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.22%) Oracle BI EE
2 9 (8.11%) Essbase
3 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.50%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (4.50%) Spotfire
4 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.80%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.80%) QlikView
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 98 (88.29%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Banking
3 6 (5.41%) General Ledger
3 6 (5.41%) Legal
4 5 (4.50%) Retail
4 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.70%) Back Office
5 3 (2.70%) French Language
5 3 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.70%) Law
5 3 (2.70%) Marketing
6 1 (0.90%) Automotive
6 1 (0.90%) Billing
6 1 (0.90%) Front Office
6 1 (0.90%) German Language
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (54.05%) Analyst
2 31 (27.93%) Business Analyst
3 27 (24.32%) Financial Analyst
4 16 (14.41%) Accountant
5 13 (11.71%) Finance Business Analyst
5 13 (11.71%) Finance Manager
6 12 (10.81%) Project Manager
7 11 (9.91%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 9 (8.11%) Business Systems Analyst
9 8 (7.21%) Report Analyst
10 7 (6.31%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 6 (5.41%) Business Finance Analyst
11 6 (5.41%) Business Manager
11 6 (5.41%) Data Analyst
11 6 (5.41%) Solvency II Business Analyst
12 5 (4.50%) Finance Project Manager
13 4 (3.60%) ERP Manager
13 4 (3.60%) Management Accountant
13 4 (3.60%) Project Analyst
13 4 (3.60%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.41%) Statistics
2 6 (5.41%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.80%) FMCG
4 2 (1.80%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.90%) Derivative
5 1 (0.90%) Equities
5 1 (0.90%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.90%) NHS
5 1 (0.90%) Social Network
5 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.62%) Business Analysis
2 16 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (10.81%) Project Management
5 11 (9.91%) ERP
5 11 (9.91%) Migration
6 10 (9.01%) Analytics
7 7 (6.31%) Asset Management
8 6 (5.41%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (5.41%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.50%) Change Management
9 5 (4.50%) Data Migration
10 4 (3.60%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.60%) Predictive Analysis
10 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.60%) Project Planning
10 4 (3.60%) Resource Management
10 4 (3.60%) System Testing
10 4 (3.60%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.41%) SQL
2 2 (1.80%) ABAP
2 2 (1.80%) C
3 1 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 103 (92.79%) ACCA
2 20 (18.02%) Degree
3 3 (2.70%) AAT
3 3 (2.70%) CCA
3 3 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.70%) PMP
4 2 (1.80%) CFA
4 2 (1.80%) CIPFA
4 2 (1.80%) ISEB
4 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) CCAB
5 1 (0.90%) CISA
5 1 (0.90%) ICAEW
5 1 (0.90%) QiCA
5 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.51%) GAAP
2 10 (9.01%) Solvency II
3 7 (6.31%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.70%) CRD IV
5 2 (1.80%) FATCA
6 1 (0.90%) Basel III
6 1 (0.90%) COREP
6 1 (0.90%) QA
6 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 31 (27.93%) Hyperion
2 20 (18.02%) SAP
3 18 (16.22%) Oracle
4 8 (7.21%) Cognos
5 6 (5.41%) Tableau
6 5 (4.50%) Anaplan
6 5 (4.50%) JD Edwards
7 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.80%) Ariba
10 1 (0.90%) CA
10 1 (0.90%) Sage
10 1 (0.90%) Sun
South East
Talent Spa
Rate: £550-600pd
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Engage PSG
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £330 - £331 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £225 - £250 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago