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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Rank 529 528 498
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -30
Contract jobs citing CIMA 71 71 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 0.68% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 53 46
Average daily rate
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£375 £410 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £379
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £32.81 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.62 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -38.76%

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
10440 10421 8935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.61% 19.35% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6079 6001 4788
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 485 502
Average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.94% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 30 June 2015.

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 24 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 30 June 2015. 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 -11 63 £406 +1.56% 35
London -15 30 £400 -5.88% 12
South East -21 13 £325 -7.14% 5
Berkshire +2 10 £325 -7.14%
North West -11 10 £375 +79.85% 1
Scotland +6 8 £250 -41.17%
South West +4 6 £563 +11.38% 3
City of London 0 6 £534 -2.95% 8
Edinburgh -3 6 £250 -41.17%
Swindon +3 5 £575 +12.08%
Wiltshire +2 5 £575 +12.08%
Reading +8 4 £475 -
Northamptonshire +5 3 £525 -4.54% 1
Northampton +2 3 £525 -4.54% 1
East Midlands -7 3 £525 - 1
Manchester -13 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 £350 -
Surrey -1 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £375 -
Liverpool - 2 £350 -
Bristol -4 1 £459 -9.10%
West Midlands -5 1 £375 +53.06% 2
Guildford - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -

CIMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 121 (93.08%) Finance
2 114 (87.69%) ACCA
3 30 (23.08%) SAP
4 26 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (18.46%) MS Excel
5 24 (18.46%) Microsoft
6 21 (16.15%) Oracle
7 18 (13.85%) Hyperion
8 16 (12.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (12.31%) Business Analysis
9 15 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
10 14 (10.77%) Dynamics AX
10 14 (10.77%) Degree
10 14 (10.77%) Banking
11 11 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (8.46%) SQL
11 11 (8.46%) Telecoms
12 10 (7.69%) Management Information System
12 10 (7.69%) General Ledger
12 10 (7.69%) MS Office
12 10 (7.69%) Data Modelling
12 10 (7.69%) Project Management
12 10 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (6.92%) ERP
13 9 (6.92%) Essbase
14 8 (6.15%) GAP Analysis
14 8 (6.15%) Oracle Financials
14 8 (6.15%) Cash Management

CIMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 (0.77%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 24 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (7.69%) MS Office
4 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (10.77%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (6.15%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (3.08%) SAP FI
3 4 (3.08%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (3.08%) SAP CO
3 4 (3.08%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.31%) HFM
5 2 (1.54%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.77%) Line 50
6 1 (0.77%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.77%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.77%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.77%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.77%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.77%) Agresso
6 1 (0.77%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (6.92%) Essbase
3 5 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 4 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.31%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.54%) Hyperion Smart View
6 2 (1.54%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.54%) MS Access
7 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 121 (93.08%) Finance
2 14 (10.77%) Banking
3 11 (8.46%) Telecoms
4 10 (7.69%) General Ledger
5 5 (3.85%) Retail
6 4 (3.08%) Legal
7 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.31%) Marketing
8 2 (1.54%) Advertising
8 2 (1.54%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.77%) Publishing
9 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.77%) Back Office
9 1 (0.77%) Electronics
9 1 (0.77%) French Language
9 1 (0.77%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.77%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.77%) Billing
9 1 (0.77%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 80 (61.54%) Analyst
2 35 (26.92%) Financial Analyst
3 30 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 13 (10.00%) Consultant
5 11 (8.46%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (6.92%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.15%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (6.15%) Senior Business Analyst
7 8 (6.15%) Functional Analyst
8 7 (5.38%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.62%) Systems Accountant
10 5 (3.85%) Business Manager
10 5 (3.85%) Functional Consultant
10 5 (3.85%) Report Analyst
10 5 (3.85%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 4 (3.08%) Finance Project Manager
11 4 (3.08%) SAP Consultant
12 3 (2.31%) Data Analyst
12 3 (2.31%) Project Accountant
12 3 (2.31%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (0.77%) COM
2 1 (0.77%) XML
2 1 (0.77%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.08%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.31%) FMCG
4 3 (2.31%) iSeries
4 3 (2.31%) Statistics
5 2 (1.54%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.54%) Economics
6 1 (0.77%) DTV
6 1 (0.77%) Equities
6 1 (0.77%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
1 16 (12.31%) Business Analysis
2 10 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (7.69%) Project Management
2 10 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 9 (6.92%) ERP
4 8 (6.15%) GAP Analysis
4 8 (6.15%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (6.15%) Cash Management
5 6 (4.62%) Investment Management
6 5 (3.85%) Business Process Improvement
6 5 (3.85%) Migration
6 5 (3.85%) Risk Management
7 4 (3.08%) DRM
7 4 (3.08%) Six Sigma
7 4 (3.08%) Financial Analysis
7 4 (3.08%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (3.08%) Process Improvement
8 3 (2.31%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.46%) SQL
2 1 (0.77%) VB
2 1 (0.77%) VBA
2 1 (0.77%) Java
2 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 114 (87.69%) ACCA
2 14 (10.77%) Degree
3 5 (3.85%) MBA
4 4 (3.08%) AAT
5 3 (2.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (2.31%) CCAB
6 2 (1.54%) PMP
6 2 (1.54%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.77%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (6.15%) FATCA
2 8 (6.15%) COREP
2 8 (6.15%) FINREP
3 1 (0.77%) GAAP
3 1 (0.77%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (23.08%) SAP
2 24 (18.46%) Microsoft
3 21 (16.15%) Oracle
4 18 (13.85%) Hyperion
5 7 (5.38%) CA
6 5 (3.85%) JD Edwards
7 4 (3.08%) IBM
8 3 (2.31%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (2.31%) Sage
9 2 (1.54%) CODA
10 1 (0.77%) Epicor
10 1 (0.77%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.77%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.77%) Cognos
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £550 - 625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 18 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago