The table below looks at the statistics for CIMA in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CIMA over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Rank 107 110 104
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing CIMA 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.047% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% 0.34% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
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£435 £300 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £363 £378
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -62.50%
CIMA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
449 292 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.75% 13.87% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 150 194
Average daily rate £330 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 23
Average hourly rate £26.42 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £30.10 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

CIMA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CIMA across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CIMA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CIMA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CIMA across the West Midlands region.

CIMA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CIMA
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CIMA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

CIMA Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

CIMA
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CIMA across the West Midlands region.

CIMA Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CIMA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CIMA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Coventry - 2 £435 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £240 - 1
CIMA
England

CIMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (91.67%) ACCA
3 4 (33.33%) SAP
4 3 (25.00%) AAT
4 3 (25.00%) Remedy
4 3 (25.00%) C
5 2 (16.67%) B2B
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (8.33%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (8.33%) ICAEW
6 1 (8.33%) HFM
6 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Essbase
6 1 (8.33%) SAP MDM
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Hyperion
6 1 (8.33%) NHS
6 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma

CIMA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (8.33%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (8.33%) SAP MDM
2 1 (8.33%) HFM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Essbase
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Hyperion Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) B2B
2 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) ACCA
2 3 (25.00%) AAT
3 1 (8.33%) ICAEW
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) Remedy
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Hyperion
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle