The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Rank 509 496 452
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -44
Contract jobs citing CIMA 80 67 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.74% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 48 88
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £630 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.62 £12.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.16% -62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.62 £12.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+155.16% -62.50%
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10438 9016 9842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.11% 17.63% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5875 4833 5081
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 500 610
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +10 74 £410 -8.88% 47
London +1 34 £396 -16.63% 21
South West -24 11 £503 +35.87% 1
South East -13 9 £350 -22.30% 5
Wiltshire - 9 £513 -
Swindon - 9 £513 -
West Midlands -5 7 £368 +22.58% 2
City of London +15 6 £550 +25.71% 14
Berkshire +8 6 £363 +25.00%
North West 0 5 £209 +48.92% 10
Scotland -24 4 £425 +54.54% 2
Manchester 0 3 £209 +48.92% 4
East of England -25 3 £375 -52.53% 3
Yorkshire +4 2 £330 -26.66% 3
Newbury -2 2 £500 +66.66%
Hampshire -10 2 £261 -52.50% 3
Birmingham - 2 £220 - 2
Merseyside - 2 - - 3
East Midlands -8 1 £525 +42.37% 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 -
Harrogate - 1 £210 - 1
Luton - 1 £350 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £210 - 1
Reading - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £333 -
Staines - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1

CIMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (93.29%) Finance
2 117 (78.52%) ACCA
3 31 (20.81%) SAP
4 27 (18.12%) Banking
5 23 (15.44%) Telecoms
6 21 (14.09%) Project Management
7 20 (13.42%) Oracle
8 15 (10.07%) PRINCE2
8 15 (10.07%) Business Analysis
9 13 (8.72%) Degree
9 13 (8.72%) MS Excel
9 13 (8.72%) Migration
10 12 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (8.05%) ERP
10 12 (8.05%) SQL
10 12 (8.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (8.05%) General Ledger
11 11 (7.38%) MS PowerPoint
12 10 (6.71%) Financial Analysis
13 9 (6.04%) Financial Modelling
13 9 (6.04%) FINREP
13 9 (6.04%) Investment Banking
13 9 (6.04%) Performance Management
14 8 (5.37%) COREP
14 8 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (5.37%) Data Analysis
14 8 (5.37%) GAP Analysis
14 8 (5.37%) Management Information System
14 8 (5.37%) Risk Management
14 8 (5.37%) Data Modelling

CIMA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (2.01%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 13 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.34%) MS Office
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (3.36%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.68%) SAP BPC
4 3 (2.01%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (2.01%) SAP FI
4 3 (2.01%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (2.01%) SAP CO
5 2 (1.34%) HFM
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.34%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.34%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.67%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) VPN
1 1 (0.67%) Intranet
1 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.01%) SAP BW
2 3 (2.01%) Essbase
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 139 (93.29%) Finance
2 27 (18.12%) Banking
3 23 (15.44%) Telecoms
4 12 (8.05%) General Ledger
5 9 (6.04%) Investment Banking
6 7 (4.70%) Legal
7 5 (3.36%) Retail
7 5 (3.36%) Marketing
8 4 (2.68%) Billing
9 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
9 3 (2.01%) Financial Institution
9 3 (2.01%) Front Office
9 3 (2.01%) French Language
10 2 (1.34%) German Language
11 1 (0.67%) Norwegian Language
11 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.67%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.67%) Danish Language
11 1 (0.67%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (44.97%) Analyst
2 29 (19.46%) Business Analyst
3 25 (16.78%) Financial Analyst
4 11 (7.38%) Consultant
4 11 (7.38%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (5.37%) Senior Business Analyst
6 7 (4.70%) Finance Systems Manager
6 7 (4.70%) Systems Manager
7 6 (4.03%) Data Analyst
7 6 (4.03%) Project Accountant
8 5 (3.36%) SAP Consultant
8 5 (3.36%) MI Analyst
9 4 (2.68%) Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (2.68%) Developer
9 4 (2.68%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.01%) Architect
10 3 (2.01%) Commercial Manager
10 3 (2.01%) Senior Manager
10 3 (2.01%) Project Analyst
10 3 (2.01%) Data Modeller
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.37%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.03%) Equities
3 5 (3.36%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.01%) Derivative
4 3 (2.01%) FMCG
5 2 (1.34%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.34%) PMI
5 2 (1.34%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.67%) Economics
6 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.67%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.67%) Physics
6 1 (0.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.09%) Project Management
2 15 (10.07%) PRINCE2
2 15 (10.07%) Business Analysis
3 13 (8.72%) Migration
4 12 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (8.05%) ERP
5 10 (6.71%) Financial Analysis
6 9 (6.04%) Performance Management
6 9 (6.04%) Financial Modelling
7 8 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (5.37%) Data Modelling
7 8 (5.37%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (5.37%) Risk Management
7 8 (5.37%) Data Analysis
8 6 (4.03%) Data Management
8 6 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.03%) Cash Management
9 5 (3.36%) Fund Accounting
9 5 (3.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (3.36%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.05%) SQL
2 7 (4.70%) VBA
3 4 (2.68%) C
4 2 (1.34%) ABAP
5 1 (0.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.67%) C#
5 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 117 (78.52%) ACCA
2 13 (8.72%) Degree
3 4 (2.68%) AAT
4 3 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.01%) ICAEW
4 3 (2.01%) CISA
4 3 (2.01%) CIPFA
5 2 (1.34%) CCAB
5 2 (1.34%) MBA
5 2 (1.34%) CFA
5 2 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.34%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.67%) APMP
6 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.67%) CIPD
6 1 (0.67%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.67%) CCNA
6 1 (0.67%) CISSP
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (6.04%) FINREP
3 8 (5.37%) COREP
4 5 (3.36%) FATCA
5 3 (2.01%) CRD IV
5 3 (2.01%) Basel III
5 3 (2.01%) GAAP
5 3 (2.01%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.34%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.67%) Basel II
7 1 (0.67%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 31 (20.81%) SAP
2 20 (13.42%) Oracle
3 8 (5.37%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.03%) Hyperion
5 4 (2.68%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.68%) CA
6 3 (2.01%) Reuters
6 3 (2.01%) Remedy
6 3 (2.01%) Cognos
6 3 (2.01%) Sun
7 2 (1.34%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.34%) IT2
8 1 (0.67%) Microgen
8 1 (0.67%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.67%) Omniture
8 1 (0.67%) Juniper
8 1 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.67%) CODA
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco
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