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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Rank 518 476 465
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -11
Contract jobs citing CIMA 88 98 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 1.08% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 76 78
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£435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £279 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -63.07%

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
11203 9083 10306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.38% 17.20% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6169 5094 5327
Average daily rate £379 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 423 625
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -15.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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 -35 88 £435 -3.33% 52
London 0 40 £400 -20.00% 17
South East -14 16 £438 +16.66% 7
Berkshire +9 12 £438 +33.99%
South West -25 11 £494 +31.66% 6
Wiltshire - 10 £488 - 2
Swindon - 10 £488 - 2
West Midlands - 9 £435 - 5
Slough - 5 £438 -
City of London +10 4 £425 -22.72% 6
North West -2 4 £425 +50.44% 6
Merseyside - 3 £425 - 3
Reading - 3 £400 -
Newbury 0 2 £500 +33.33%
Hertfordshire -26 2 £350 -43.54%
East of England -33 2 £350 -22.22% 1
Birmingham - 2 £408 - 3
Coventry - 2 £435 -
Yorkshire -1 1 £450 - 10
Manchester -12 1 - - 2
Watford - 1 £375 -
Hampshire - 1 £173 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £200 - 1
Dorset - 1 £500 -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 5

CIMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 149 (95.51%) Finance
2 125 (80.13%) ACCA
3 32 (20.51%) SAP
4 26 (16.67%) Banking
5 25 (16.03%) Project Management
5 25 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (11.54%) Telecoms
6 18 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (10.90%) Migration
8 16 (10.26%) PRINCE2
9 13 (8.33%) MS Excel
9 13 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 12 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
10 12 (7.69%) Risk Management
10 12 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 12 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (7.05%) Dynamics AX
11 11 (7.05%) Degree
12 10 (6.41%) Investment Banking
12 10 (6.41%) General Ledger
12 10 (6.41%) AAT
12 10 (6.41%) Oracle
12 10 (6.41%) Management Information System
13 9 (5.77%) GAP Analysis
13 9 (5.77%) SQL
13 9 (5.77%) ERP
13 9 (5.77%) Financial Analysis
13 9 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
14 8 (5.13%) FINREP
14 8 (5.13%) Data Modelling

CIMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 3 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 13 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.56%) MS Office
4 3 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (7.05%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (3.85%) SAP FI
2 6 (3.85%) SAP CO
2 6 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.28%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.28%) HFM
3 2 (1.28%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.28%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.28%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.64%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.64%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.64%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.64%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.64%) VPN
1 1 (0.64%) Intranet
1 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.92%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.92%) Essbase
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 149 (95.51%) Finance
2 26 (16.67%) Banking
3 18 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.41%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.41%) General Ledger
5 8 (5.13%) Retail
6 5 (3.21%) Legal
7 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.56%) Marketing
8 3 (1.92%) Front Office
8 3 (1.92%) French Language
9 2 (1.28%) German Language
9 2 (1.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.64%) Back Office
10 1 (0.64%) Advertising
10 1 (0.64%) Publishing
10 1 (0.64%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.64%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.64%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 68 (43.59%) Analyst
2 31 (19.87%) Business Analyst
3 28 (17.95%) Financial Analyst
4 17 (10.90%) Consultant
5 13 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (6.41%) Senior Business Analyst
7 7 (4.49%) Data Analyst
7 7 (4.49%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (4.49%) Project Accountant
8 6 (3.85%) MI Analyst
9 5 (3.21%) Data Modeller
10 4 (2.56%) Project Analyst
10 4 (2.56%) Report Analyst
10 4 (2.56%) Senior Manager
10 4 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.56%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.56%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Consultant
11 3 (1.92%) Business Manager
11 3 (1.92%) Project Controller
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.41%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.21%) Equities
4 4 (2.56%) Derivative
4 4 (2.56%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.56%) FMCG
5 2 (1.28%) PMI
6 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.64%) NHS
6 1 (0.64%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.64%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.64%) Economics
6 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.03%) Project Management
2 18 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (10.90%) Migration
4 16 (10.26%) PRINCE2
5 13 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 12 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 12 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
7 9 (5.77%) Financial Analysis
7 9 (5.77%) ERP
7 9 (5.77%) GAP Analysis
8 8 (5.13%) Data Modelling
8 8 (5.13%) Workflow
9 7 (4.49%) Change Management
9 7 (4.49%) Data Management
9 7 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.85%) Performance Management
10 6 (3.85%) Data Migration
10 6 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (3.85%) Process Management
10 6 (3.85%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.77%) SQL
2 7 (4.49%) VBA
3 4 (2.56%) C
4 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.64%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 125 (80.13%) ACCA
2 11 (7.05%) Degree
3 10 (6.41%) AAT
4 5 (3.21%) CIPFA
5 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.56%) ICAEW
5 4 (2.56%) CFA
6 3 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.92%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.28%) CISA
7 2 (1.28%) CCAB
8 1 (0.64%) MBA
8 1 (0.64%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.64%) PMP
8 1 (0.64%) CCNA
8 1 (0.64%) CISSP
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.64%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (5.13%) FINREP
3 7 (4.49%) FATCA
3 7 (4.49%) COREP
4 5 (3.21%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.92%) GAAP
6 2 (1.28%) IAS 39
6 2 (1.28%) QA
6 2 (1.28%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (20.51%) SAP
2 12 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.41%) Oracle
4 5 (3.21%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.21%) CA
5 4 (2.56%) Ariba
6 3 (1.92%) Sun
6 3 (1.92%) Reuters
6 3 (1.92%) Remedy
6 3 (1.92%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.28%) Cognos
7 2 (1.28%) IT2
7 2 (1.28%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.64%) Juniper
8 1 (0.64%) Microgen
8 1 (0.64%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.64%) Omniture
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco
8 1 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.64%) CODA
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