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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Rank 532 479 519
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +40
Contract jobs citing CIMA 60 91 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.99% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 69 24
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£450 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £675 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £378 £364
% change year-on-year
+12.58% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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
11109 9220 8729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.48% 18.01% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6529 5132 4572
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 401 602
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -50 59 £450 -21.73% 24
London -17 28 £465 -19.13% 8
South East -23 19 £425 +54.54% 3
Berkshire +6 13 £445 +36.92% 2
East Midlands +11 5 £325 -
City of London +1 5 £500 -14.89% 4
North West -9 2 £500 +53.84% 5
Hampshire -23 2 £375 +36.36%
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 -
Surrey - 2 £240 -
Slough - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £450 -
Manchester - 1 - - 3
Cheshire - 1 £500 -
Warrington - 1 £500 -
Watford - 1 £450 -
Essex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 4
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -

CIMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 139 (95.21%) Finance
2 130 (89.04%) ACCA
3 40 (27.40%) SAP
4 26 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (17.12%) Banking
6 23 (15.75%) Project Management
7 19 (13.01%) MS Excel
7 19 (13.01%) Telecoms
8 17 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (10.96%) MS PowerPoint
10 15 (10.27%) Risk Management
10 15 (10.27%) Microsoft
10 15 (10.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 12 (8.22%) Migration
11 12 (8.22%) Degree
12 11 (7.53%) Financial Modelling
12 11 (7.53%) SAP CO
12 11 (7.53%) SAP FI/CO
12 11 (7.53%) SAP FI
12 11 (7.53%) ERP
13 10 (6.85%) Marketing
14 9 (6.16%) AAT
14 9 (6.16%) Dynamics AX
14 9 (6.16%) General Ledger
15 8 (5.48%) CIPFA
15 8 (5.48%) PRINCE2
15 8 (5.48%) Data Analysis
15 8 (5.48%) Change Management
15 8 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (4.79%) FATCA

CIMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (1.37%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 19 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.74%) MS Office
4 2 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.53%) SAP FI
1 11 (7.53%) SAP FI/CO
1 11 (7.53%) SAP CO
2 9 (6.16%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.74%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (2.05%) SAP BPC
4 3 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.37%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.68%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.68%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.68%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.68%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.68%) BPCS
6 1 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.05%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.68%) Essbase
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
General
1 139 (95.21%) Finance
2 25 (17.12%) Banking
3 19 (13.01%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.85%) Marketing
5 9 (6.16%) General Ledger
6 7 (4.79%) Retail
7 6 (4.11%) Legal
8 5 (3.42%) Investment Banking
9 4 (2.74%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.37%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.68%) French Language
11 1 (0.68%) Billing
11 1 (0.68%) Advertising
11 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (45.21%) Analyst
2 31 (21.23%) Financial Analyst
3 22 (15.07%) Business Analyst
4 19 (13.01%) Consultant
5 13 (8.90%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (6.85%) SAP Consultant
7 9 (6.16%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (4.79%) Data Analyst
9 6 (4.11%) MI Analyst
10 5 (3.42%) Dynamics AX Consultant
10 5 (3.42%) Report Manager
10 5 (3.42%) Data Modeller
10 5 (3.42%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.42%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (2.74%) Management Consultant
11 4 (2.74%) Change Analyst
12 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Consultant
12 3 (2.05%) Commercial Manager
12 3 (2.05%) Senior Manager
12 3 (2.05%) Project Controller
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.42%) FMCG
4 2 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.37%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.68%) Equities
5 1 (0.68%) Economics
5 1 (0.68%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.75%) Project Management
2 17 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (10.27%) Risk Management
4 12 (8.22%) Migration
5 11 (7.53%) ERP
5 11 (7.53%) Financial Modelling
6 8 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (5.48%) PRINCE2
6 8 (5.48%) Change Management
6 8 (5.48%) Data Analysis
7 7 (4.79%) Business Analysis
7 7 (4.79%) Data Management
7 7 (4.79%) Data Migration
8 6 (4.11%) Financial Analysis
8 6 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (4.11%) Performance Management
8 6 (4.11%) Procure-to-pay
8 6 (4.11%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (4.11%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (4.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.79%) VBA
2 6 (4.11%) SQL
3 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 130 (89.04%) ACCA
2 12 (8.22%) Degree
3 9 (6.16%) AAT
4 8 (5.48%) CIPFA
5 7 (4.79%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.79%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.05%) ICAEW
7 2 (1.37%) CFA
7 2 (1.37%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.37%) MBA
7 2 (1.37%) CISA
7 2 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.68%) PMP
8 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.68%) QiCA
8 1 (0.68%) CISSP
8 1 (0.68%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (4.79%) GAAP
2 7 (4.79%) FATCA
2 7 (4.79%) COREP
2 7 (4.79%) FINREP
3 5 (3.42%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.05%) QA
5 2 (1.37%) Solvency II
5 2 (1.37%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (27.40%) SAP
2 15 (10.27%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.79%) Oracle
4 5 (3.42%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.42%) Ariba
5 4 (2.74%) Sun
6 3 (2.05%) Reuters
6 3 (2.05%) CA
7 2 (1.37%) IT2
8 1 (0.68%) Microgen
8 1 (0.68%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.68%) Cognos
8 1 (0.68%) IBM
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