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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Rank 530 532 495
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -37
Contract jobs citing CIMA 95 84 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.80% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 69 74
Average daily rate
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£450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £259 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.00

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
11120 10486 9247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.98% 18.86% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6676 5963 5076
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 434 478
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 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 28 August 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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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 -6 88 £450 +4.65% 38
South East +7 39 £450 +12.50% 4
Berkshire +18 30 £350 -18.84% 1
London +5 23 £438 +11.32% 25
North West -16 20 £500 +57.85% 2
Slough +8 9 £275 -36.23%
City of London +6 7 £575 +6.97% 4
Manchester -15 6 £343 +64.26% 1
Cheshire - 5 £650 -
Leicestershire +1 3 - -
East Midlands -5 3 - -
South Wales - 3 - -
Wales - 3 - -
Newport - 3 - -
Middlesex +4 2 £500 +18.34%
Liverpool -6 2 £425 -
Hampshire -8 2 £375 +43.54%
Merseyside -10 2 £425 -
South West -20 2 £581 +15.09%
Edinburgh - 2 £250 -
Scotland - 2 £250 - 1
Surrey - 2 - -
East of England +3 1 £425 +6.25% 2
Basingstoke -2 1 £375 +117.39%
West Midlands -7 1 £375 -13.79% 3
Wiltshire -10 1 £638 +21.31%
Reading -10 1 - -
Swindon -15 1 £638 +21.31%
Somerset - 1 £525 -
Knutsford - 1 £625 -

CIMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 158 (95.76%) Finance
2 134 (81.21%) ACCA
3 38 (23.03%) Microsoft
4 33 (20.00%) SAP
5 31 (18.79%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (16.97%) MS Excel
7 27 (16.36%) Oracle
7 27 (16.36%) Hyperion
8 26 (15.76%) ERP
9 20 (12.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 20 (12.12%) CCAB
10 19 (11.52%) Project Management
10 19 (11.52%) Dynamics AX
11 18 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (10.30%) Banking
12 17 (10.30%) General Ledger
12 17 (10.30%) AAT
13 15 (9.09%) Business Analysis
14 14 (8.48%) Cash Management
15 13 (7.88%) Degree
15 13 (7.88%) CIPFA
16 11 (6.67%) Telecoms
16 11 (6.67%) MS Office
16 11 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
17 10 (6.06%) Hyperion Planning
17 10 (6.06%) Management Information System
17 10 (6.06%) Essbase
18 9 (5.45%) Migration
18 9 (5.45%) CA

CIMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 28 (16.97%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.67%) MS Office
2 11 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (4.85%) MS Project
4 5 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (11.52%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (6.06%) Hyperion Planning
3 8 (4.85%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (4.24%) HFM
5 3 (1.82%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (1.82%) Agresso
5 3 (1.82%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.82%) CODA-Financials
5 3 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (1.82%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (1.21%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.61%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.61%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.61%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.61%) Line 50
7 1 (0.61%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.06%) Essbase
2 8 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.64%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (1.82%) Hyperion Smart View
4 3 (1.82%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.21%) MS Access
5 2 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 158 (95.76%) Finance
2 17 (10.30%) Banking
2 17 (10.30%) General Ledger
3 11 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.03%) Legal
5 4 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.42%) Local Government
5 4 (2.42%) Marketing
5 4 (2.42%) Retail
6 3 (1.82%) Advertising
6 3 (1.82%) Back Office
7 2 (1.21%) Electronics
7 2 (1.21%) Front Office
8 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.61%) Publishing
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.61%) French Language
8 1 (0.61%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 96 (58.18%) Analyst
2 57 (34.55%) Financial Analyst
3 31 (18.79%) Business Analyst
4 24 (14.55%) Support Analyst
5 21 (12.73%) Systems Analyst
6 13 (7.88%) Systems Support
7 12 (7.27%) Systems Support Analyst
8 11 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
9 10 (6.06%) Consultant
10 8 (4.85%) Project Manager
10 8 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.64%) Systems Accountant
11 6 (3.64%) Senior Business Analyst
11 6 (3.64%) Finance Project Manager
12 4 (2.42%) Project Accountant
12 4 (2.42%) Business Manager
12 4 (2.42%) Report Analyst
12 4 (2.42%) Financial Business Analyst
12 4 (2.42%) Dynamics AX Consultant
12 4 (2.42%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.61%) .NET
2 1 (0.61%) COM
2 1 (0.61%) XML
2 1 (0.61%) Flash
2 1 (0.61%) EDI
2 1 (0.61%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.79%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.64%) FMCG
4 4 (2.42%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.82%) iSeries
6 2 (1.21%) Statistics
6 2 (1.21%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.21%) DTV
6 2 (1.21%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.21%) Economics
6 2 (1.21%) Derivative
7 1 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.61%) NHS
7 1 (0.61%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.76%) ERP
2 19 (11.52%) Project Management
3 18 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 14 (8.48%) Cash Management
6 9 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (5.45%) Migration
7 8 (4.85%) Financial Analysis
8 7 (4.24%) Financial Modelling
8 7 (4.24%) Investment Management
8 7 (4.24%) Data Modelling
9 5 (3.03%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (3.03%) Risk Management
9 5 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (3.03%) Business Process Improvement
10 4 (2.42%) Process Improvement
10 4 (2.42%) Procure-to-pay
10 4 (2.42%) Coaching
10 4 (2.42%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.45%) SQL
2 3 (1.82%) C
2 3 (1.82%) VBA
3 1 (0.61%) Java
3 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 134 (81.21%) ACCA
2 20 (12.12%) CCAB
3 17 (10.30%) AAT
4 13 (7.88%) CIPFA
4 13 (7.88%) Degree
5 6 (3.64%) MBA
6 3 (1.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (1.21%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.21%) PMP
7 2 (1.21%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.61%) CISA
8 1 (0.61%) QiCA
8 1 (0.61%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (3.03%) FATCA
2 5 (3.03%) COREP
2 5 (3.03%) FINREP
3 2 (1.21%) GAAP
4 1 (0.61%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (23.03%) Microsoft
2 33 (20.00%) SAP
3 27 (16.36%) Oracle
3 27 (16.36%) Hyperion
4 9 (5.45%) CA
5 6 (3.64%) CODA
6 5 (3.03%) IBM
7 4 (2.42%) Infor
7 4 (2.42%) Cognos
8 3 (1.82%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.82%) Sage
8 3 (1.82%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.61%) Ericsson
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 13 days ago