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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Rank 524 473 507
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +34
Contract jobs citing CIMA 59 80 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.072%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.88% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 58 17
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £254 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £675 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £440 £408
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +7.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
10280 9096 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.15% 18.89% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5979 4931 4211
Average daily rate £396 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 411 548
Average hourly rate £19.45 £19.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £44.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 January 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 30 January 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 -29 57 £460 -12.38% 30
London -23 26 £460 -15.40% 11
South East -5 13 £358 +30.00% 2
Berkshire +10 11 £331 -
South West -12 7 £526 -24.92% 7
East Midlands +16 4 £325 -
North West - 3 £413 - 1
City of London +4 2 £500 -13.04% 6
Yorkshire -6 2 £493 -17.91% 5
West Yorkshire - 2 £493 - 4
Slough - 2 - -
West Midlands +2 1 £450 +4.65% 4
Edinburgh -10 1 £320 -28.88%
Scotland -17 1 £320 -28.88%
East of England - 1 £350 -
Birmingham - 1 £450 - 3
Glasgow - 1 £320 -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Warrington - 1 £500 -
Surrey - 1 £240 -
Cheshire - 1 £500 -
East Kilbride - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - - 1

CIMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 120 (94.49%) Finance
2 114 (89.76%) ACCA
3 39 (30.71%) SAP
4 23 (18.11%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (16.54%) Banking
6 18 (14.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (13.39%) Project Management
8 16 (12.60%) Microsoft
9 15 (11.81%) MS Excel
9 15 (11.81%) Telecoms
10 14 (11.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 13 (10.24%) SAP FI
11 13 (10.24%) SAP FI/CO
11 13 (10.24%) SAP CO
11 13 (10.24%) MS PowerPoint
12 11 (8.66%) Dynamics AX
12 11 (8.66%) Risk Management
13 10 (7.87%) Migration
13 10 (7.87%) General Ledger
13 10 (7.87%) ERP
14 9 (7.09%) Marketing
14 9 (7.09%) AAT
14 9 (7.09%) Degree
15 8 (6.30%) FATCA
15 8 (6.30%) COREP
15 8 (6.30%) FINREP
15 8 (6.30%) Retail
15 8 (6.30%) CIPFA
15 8 (6.30%) Change Management
16 7 (5.51%) Business Analysis

CIMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (1.57%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.36%) MS Office
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (10.24%) SAP FI
1 13 (10.24%) SAP FI/CO
1 13 (10.24%) SAP CO
2 11 (8.66%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (3.94%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (2.36%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (2.36%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.57%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.79%) BPCS
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.79%) HFM
6 1 (0.79%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.79%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.79%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.36%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.79%) Essbase
General
1 120 (94.49%) Finance
2 21 (16.54%) Banking
3 15 (11.81%) Telecoms
4 10 (7.87%) General Ledger
5 9 (7.09%) Marketing
6 8 (6.30%) Retail
7 6 (4.72%) Legal
8 5 (3.94%) Investment Banking
9 3 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (2.36%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.79%) Billing
11 1 (0.79%) Advertising
11 1 (0.79%) Publishing
11 1 (0.79%) French Language
Job Titles
1 53 (41.73%) Analyst
2 25 (19.69%) Financial Analyst
3 22 (17.32%) Consultant
4 21 (16.54%) Business Analyst
5 11 (8.66%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (8.66%) SAP Consultant
6 7 (5.51%) Senior Business Analyst
6 7 (5.51%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.72%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 5 (3.94%) Change Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 4 (3.15%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.15%) Management Consultant
9 4 (3.15%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (2.36%) Senior Manager
10 3 (2.36%) Report Analyst
10 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Consultant
10 3 (2.36%) Report Manager
10 3 (2.36%) Senior Change Analyst
11 2 (1.57%) SAP BPC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.36%) FMCG
4 2 (1.57%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.57%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.79%) Equities
5 1 (0.79%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (13.39%) Project Management
3 11 (8.66%) Risk Management
4 10 (7.87%) Migration
4 10 (7.87%) ERP
5 8 (6.30%) Change Management
6 7 (5.51%) Business Analysis
7 6 (4.72%) Financial Modelling
7 6 (4.72%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (4.72%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (4.72%) Financial Analysis
7 6 (4.72%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (4.72%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.94%) Workflow
8 5 (3.94%) Data Analysis
8 5 (3.94%) Procure-to-pay
9 4 (3.15%) Data Migration
9 4 (3.15%) Information Management
9 4 (3.15%) BPR
9 4 (3.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.72%) VBA
2 5 (3.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 114 (89.76%) ACCA
2 9 (7.09%) AAT
2 9 (7.09%) Degree
3 8 (6.30%) CIPFA
4 7 (5.51%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.36%) ICAEW
6 2 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.57%) CFA
7 1 (0.79%) PMP
7 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.79%) CCA
7 1 (0.79%) CCAB
7 1 (0.79%) CISA
7 1 (0.79%) QiCA
7 1 (0.79%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (6.30%) FATCA
2 8 (6.30%) COREP
2 8 (6.30%) FINREP
3 6 (4.72%) GAAP
4 3 (2.36%) QA
5 2 (1.57%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (30.71%) SAP
2 16 (12.60%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.72%) Oracle
4 5 (3.94%) Ariba
5 2 (1.57%) CA
5 2 (1.57%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.79%) Cognos
6 1 (0.79%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.79%) Sun
6 1 (0.79%) IBM
6 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
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