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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Rank 539 528 471
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -57
Contract jobs citing CIMA 68 54 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.53% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 34 44
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£404 £433 £493
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.64% -12.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £276 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £356 £438
% change year-on-year
+12.28% -18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £46.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00

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
10329 10256 8594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.07% 19.48% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5893 5990 4605
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 531 468
Average hourly rate £24.12 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.60% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -12 64 £415 -1.19% 37
London +7 38 £410 -10.38% 19
South East -19 11 £400 +12.28% 6
City of London +13 9 £459 -12.61% 6
Berkshire -6 8 £400 +14.28% 2
Reading +12 5 £475 +26.66% 2
South West +11 5 £526 +26.55% 1
Swindon +13 4 £538 +7.44% 1
Wiltshire +4 4 £538 +7.44% 1
Scotland -4 4 £338 -30.76% 1
East Midlands -8 4 £525 +31.25%
Northamptonshire +3 3 £525 -4.54%
Northampton 0 3 £525 -4.54%
Paddington - 3 £350 -
East of England +9 2 £110 - 3
Edinburgh -3 2 £275 -43.58% 1
Glasgow - 2 £375 -
Merseyside - 2 £375 -
North West - 2 £375 - 2
Surrey +5 1 - -
Bristol 0 1 £459 +93.26%
Derbyshire -2 1 - -
Hampshire -3 1 £431 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £110 - 2
Sheffield - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £110 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £375 -

CIMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 107 (92.24%) Finance
2 99 (85.34%) ACCA
3 30 (25.86%) SAP
4 23 (19.83%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (17.24%) Oracle
6 18 (15.52%) Microsoft
7 17 (14.66%) Hyperion
7 17 (14.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (12.93%) MS Excel
9 14 (12.07%) Business Analysis
10 13 (11.21%) Degree
11 12 (10.34%) Banking
11 12 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (9.48%) Management Information System
13 10 (8.62%) Dynamics AX
13 10 (8.62%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (8.62%) ERP
13 10 (8.62%) SQL
13 10 (8.62%) Project Management
13 10 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (7.76%) MS Office
14 9 (7.76%) Telecoms
15 8 (6.90%) Essbase
15 8 (6.90%) Oracle Financials
15 8 (6.90%) Data Modelling
15 8 (6.90%) FATCA
15 8 (6.90%) COREP
15 8 (6.90%) FINREP

CIMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (7.76%) MS Office
4 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (8.62%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (6.90%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (3.45%) SAP FI
3 4 (3.45%) SAP CO
3 4 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.59%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (1.72%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (1.72%) HFM
5 2 (1.72%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.86%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.86%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.86%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.86%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.86%) Line 50
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.86%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.90%) Essbase
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.59%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.72%) MS Access
4 2 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.72%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.86%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
General
1 107 (92.24%) Finance
2 12 (10.34%) Banking
3 9 (7.76%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.31%) General Ledger
4 5 (4.31%) Retail
5 4 (3.45%) Legal
6 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.72%) Billing
7 2 (1.72%) Advertising
7 2 (1.72%) French Language
7 2 (1.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.86%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.86%) Back Office
8 1 (0.86%) Publishing
8 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (55.17%) Analyst
2 28 (24.14%) Business Analyst
3 26 (22.41%) Financial Analyst
4 15 (12.93%) Consultant
5 10 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (6.03%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.03%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (6.03%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 5 (4.31%) Report Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (3.45%) SAP Consultant
10 3 (2.59%) Process Improvement Specialist
10 3 (2.59%) Business Manager
10 3 (2.59%) Systems Accountant
10 3 (2.59%) Oracle Analyst
10 3 (2.59%) Oracle Support Analyst
10 3 (2.59%) Finance Project Manager
10 3 (2.59%) Support Analyst
11 2 (1.72%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (0.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.83%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.59%) FMCG
3 3 (2.59%) iSeries
3 3 (2.59%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.72%) Economics
4 2 (1.72%) Statistics
4 2 (1.72%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.86%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.66%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (12.07%) Business Analysis
3 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (8.62%) ERP
4 10 (8.62%) Project Management
4 10 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (6.90%) Data Modelling
6 7 (6.03%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (6.03%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (5.17%) Risk Management
7 6 (5.17%) Migration
7 6 (5.17%) Investment Management
8 5 (4.31%) Financial Modelling
8 5 (4.31%) Business Process Improvement
9 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.45%) Six Sigma
9 4 (3.45%) DRM
9 4 (3.45%) Information Management
9 4 (3.45%) Process Improvement
10 3 (2.59%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.62%) SQL
2 1 (0.86%) VB
2 1 (0.86%) VBA
2 1 (0.86%) Java
2 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (85.34%) ACCA
2 13 (11.21%) Degree
3 3 (2.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (2.59%) AAT
4 2 (1.72%) PMP
4 2 (1.72%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.72%) CCAB
4 2 (1.72%) MBA
5 1 (0.86%) CCA
5 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (6.90%) FATCA
2 8 (6.90%) COREP
2 8 (6.90%) FINREP
3 3 (2.59%) GAAP
Vendors
1 30 (25.86%) SAP
2 20 (17.24%) Oracle
3 18 (15.52%) Microsoft
4 17 (14.66%) Hyperion
5 5 (4.31%) JD Edwards
5 5 (4.31%) IBM
6 3 (2.59%) Sage
6 3 (2.59%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.72%) Cognos
7 2 (1.72%) CODA
7 2 (1.72%) CA
8 1 (0.86%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.86%) Epicor
8 1 (0.86%) Business Objects
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