The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for CIMA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 116 106
Rank change year-on-year +19 -10  
Contract jobs citing CIMA 6 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 0.17% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.41% 0.58% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Median daily rate - £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - -

CIMA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 427 695 531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.37% 29.18% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 332 225
Median daily rate £450 £390 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -1.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 33
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -41.99%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

CIMA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing CIMA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CIMA in Berkshire

CIMA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CIMA in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CIMA in Berkshire

CIMA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CIMA in Berkshire

CIMA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CIMA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +1 3 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
CIMA
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CIMA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for CIMA.

1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (92.31%) ACCA
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (61.54%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (15.38%) Flash
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) Business Forecasting
7 1 (7.69%) Workday
7 1 (7.69%) IFRS
7 1 (7.69%) IFRS 9
7 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (7.69%) Planning and Forecasting
7 1 (7.69%) IIBA
7 1 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
7 1 (7.69%) Change Control
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Smart View
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (7.69%) AAT
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) NetSuite
7 1 (7.69%) Infor

CIMA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (7.69%) NetSuite
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) Essbase
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Smart View
General
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (15.38%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Billing
4 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Planning Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Accountant
4 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Commercial Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) ERP Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Finance Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Forecast Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Management Accountant
4 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SOX Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (15.38%) Business Forecasting
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) ACCA
2 1 (7.69%) AAT
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) IIBA
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.69%) IAS 39
2 1 (7.69%) IFRS
2 1 (7.69%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Hyperion
3 1 (7.69%) Infor
3 1 (7.69%) Sage
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Workday