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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Rank 579 558 518
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -40
Contract jobs citing CIMA 47 47 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.092% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.45% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 42 61
Average daily rate £518 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £463 £401
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +15.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - -

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
10886 10379 9584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.11% 20.28% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6723 5993 5160
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 491 440
Average hourly rate £36.25 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.61% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 14 February 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 28 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 14 February 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 -8 47 £518 +8.94% 32
London +7 26 £518 +15.00% 15
South East +19 11 £525 +57.89% 5
City of London +53 7 £600 +140.00% 6
Surrey -3 4 £588 +144.79% 1
Hampshire - 4 £297 - 1
Bristol +4 3 £345 -31.00%
South West -4 3 £345 -34.34% 1
West Yorkshire -7 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -11 3 - - 1
Leeds - 3 - - 1
Berkshire +5 2 - - 3
Maidenhead 0 1 - -
East of England -2 1 - - 5
Derbyshire -7 1 - -
Derby -8 1 - -
East Midlands -10 1 - - 1
North West -13 1 £450 +9.09% 3
West Midlands -14 1 - -
Manchester -21 1 £450 - 1
Southampton - 1 £600 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Gosport - 1 £238 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £475 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Gaydon - 1 - -

CIMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 87 (91.58%) ACCA
2 85 (89.47%) Finance
3 19 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (18.95%) SAP
5 15 (15.79%) GAAP
5 15 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (14.74%) Oracle
6 14 (14.74%) Hyperion
7 11 (11.58%) Banking
8 9 (9.47%) Business Analysis
8 9 (9.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (9.47%) FMCG
8 9 (9.47%) Solvency II
9 8 (8.42%) Legal
9 8 (8.42%) ERP
9 8 (8.42%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (8.42%) Migration
10 7 (7.37%) Retail
10 7 (7.37%) HFM
10 7 (7.37%) General Ledger
10 7 (7.37%) Project Management
10 7 (7.37%) Analytics
11 6 (6.32%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (6.32%) SQL
11 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.32%) Marketing
11 6 (6.32%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (6.32%) Asset Management
11 6 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (5.26%) Essbase

CIMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 (1.05%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (8.42%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (6.32%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) HFM
2 4 (4.21%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.05%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (1.05%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.05%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.05%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.05%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.05%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) Broadband
2 3 (3.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.32%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (5.26%) Essbase
3 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
General
1 85 (89.47%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Banking
3 8 (8.42%) Legal
4 7 (7.37%) General Ledger
4 7 (7.37%) Retail
5 6 (6.32%) Marketing
6 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.16%) French Language
7 3 (3.16%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.16%) Law
8 1 (1.05%) Automotive
8 1 (1.05%) Billing
8 1 (1.05%) German Language
8 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (42.11%) Analyst
2 26 (27.37%) Financial Analyst
3 23 (24.21%) Business Analyst
4 15 (15.79%) Finance Manager
5 12 (12.63%) Finance Business Analyst
6 9 (9.47%) Project Manager
7 7 (7.37%) Finance Project Manager
7 7 (7.37%) Report Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Solvency II Business Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Cutover Manager
9 4 (4.21%) Finance Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Management Accountant
9 4 (4.21%) Marketing Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Product Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Transformation Manager
10 3 (3.16%) Asset Management Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Senior Financial Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.47%) FMCG
3 3 (3.16%) Device Driver
3 3 (3.16%) Handset
3 3 (3.16%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.11%) Derivative
4 2 (2.11%) Equities
4 2 (2.11%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.11%) Statistics
5 1 (1.05%) Life Science
5 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.05%) NHS
5 1 (1.05%) PMI
5 1 (1.05%) User Experience
5 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (9.47%) Business Analysis
2 9 (9.47%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (8.42%) ERP
3 8 (8.42%) Migration
4 7 (7.37%) Analytics
4 7 (7.37%) Project Management
5 6 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.32%) Asset Management
5 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.26%) Change Management
6 5 (5.26%) Financial Analysis
6 5 (5.26%) Revenue Management
7 4 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.21%) Investment Management
7 4 (4.21%) Time Management
8 3 (3.16%) Coaching
8 3 (3.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (3.16%) Wealth Management
9 2 (2.11%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.32%) SQL
2 4 (4.21%) C
3 3 (3.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 87 (91.58%) ACCA
2 4 (4.21%) CCA
3 3 (3.16%) Degree
3 3 (3.16%) ICAEW
4 2 (2.11%) AAT
4 2 (2.11%) CISA
4 2 (2.11%) ISEB
4 2 (2.11%) QiCA
5 1 (1.05%) APMP
5 1 (1.05%) CCAB
5 1 (1.05%) CFA
5 1 (1.05%) MBA
5 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.79%) GAAP
2 9 (9.47%) Solvency II
3 5 (5.26%) Data Quality
4 3 (3.16%) CRD IV
5 2 (2.11%) FATCA
5 2 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.05%) Basel III
6 1 (1.05%) COREP
Vendors
1 18 (18.95%) SAP
2 14 (14.74%) Hyperion
2 14 (14.74%) Oracle
3 4 (4.21%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (3.16%) Cognos
4 3 (3.16%) JD Edwards
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.11%) Sun
6 1 (1.05%) Ariba
6 1 (1.05%) CA
6 1 (1.05%) CODA
6 1 (1.05%) Sage
6 1 (1.05%) Tableau
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