The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Accountant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Accountant in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Accountant
Rank 600 579 577
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Accountant 12 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.013% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.014% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 17
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£356 £438 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +23.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £391 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £519 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £406 £344
% change year-on-year
+13.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Systems Accountant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Accountant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Accountant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Accountant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Accountant within the UK.

Systems Accountant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Systems Accountant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Accountant within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Systems Accountant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Systems Accountant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Accountant within the UK.

Systems Accountant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Systems Accountant
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Accountant within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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 -5 10 £425 -5.55% 8
London +13 4 £281 -40.00% 2
Yorkshire - 3 - -
South East - 2 £500 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £500 - 1
City of London +26 1 £288 -41.02% 1
East of England - 1 £425 - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Norwich - - - -
Reading - - - -
Woking - - - -

Systems Accountant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Systems Accountant in their job title 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 with Systems Accountant in their job title.

1 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Agresso
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (20.00%) ERP
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (15.00%) ACCA
4 3 (15.00%) CIMA
4 3 (15.00%) Logistics
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Retail
5 2 (10.00%) Billing
5 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Cognos
5 2 (10.00%) VBA

Systems Accountant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Systems Accountant in their job title 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 with Systems Accountant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Agresso
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Business One
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) Cognos Report Studio
General
1 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (20.00%) ERP
3 3 (15.00%) Logistics
3 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ACCA
1 3 (15.00%) CIMA
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) AAT
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
1 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Cognos
4 1 (5.00%) Sun
4 1 (5.00%) CODA
4 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
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