Period
to 22 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CIMA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 February 2019 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)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 752 775 734
Rank change year-on-year +23 -41 +53
Contract jobs citing CIMA 85 77 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.094% 0.083% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.44% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 44 64
England median daily rate £488 £494 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.27% +9.66% -9.95%
10th Percentile £288 £224 £225
90th Percentile £629 £575 £589
UK median daily rate £500 £494 £450
% change year-on-year +1.27% +9.66% -9.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
England median hourly rate £28.25 £175.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -83.86% +960.61% -29.79%
10th Percentile £26.08 £162.50 £15.55
90th Percentile £30.63 £187.50 £56.85
UK median hourly rate £28.25 £175.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -83.86% +960.61% -29.79%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,662 17,646 18,342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.47% 18.92% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,581 10,820 11,565
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £253
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 806 794 845
England median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +2.32%
10th Percentile £12.56 £12.00 £12.19
90th Percentile £52.25 £50.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -

CIMA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CIMA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CIMA in England

CIMA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CIMA in England

CIMA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CIMA in England over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CIMA in England

CIMA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CIMA in England

CIMA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CIMA within the England region over the 6 months to 22 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +45 50 £525 +5.00% 49
South East -17 18 £400 +18.52% 14
Midlands +2 6 £475 +12.43% 20
East of England +3 5 £500 -9.09% 12
East Midlands +16 3 £355 -25.26% 8
West Midlands -4 3 £475 +79.25% 12
North of England -23 3 £363 -27.50% 46
North West -22 1 - - 20
South West -25 1 - - 9
North East - 1 £400 - 6
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 20
CIMA
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing CIMA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for CIMA.

1 85 (100.00%) Finance
2 74 (87.06%) ACCA
3 25 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 20 (23.53%) ERP
5 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (20.00%) SAP
6 16 (18.82%) Project Management
6 16 (18.82%) Degree
7 15 (17.65%) Procure-to-Pay
8 13 (15.29%) Waterfall
8 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (14.12%) General Ledger
9 12 (14.12%) Programme Management
10 11 (12.94%) Scrum
10 11 (12.94%) JIRA
10 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (12.94%) Oracle
10 11 (12.94%) SharePoint
10 11 (12.94%) PRINCE2
10 11 (12.94%) PMP
10 11 (12.94%) Programme Governance
10 11 (12.94%) Confluence
10 11 (12.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (11.76%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 10 (11.76%) SQL
11 10 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 9 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (9.41%) Financial Modelling

CIMA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 11 (12.94%) Confluence
1 11 (12.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (4.71%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (4.71%) NetSuite
2 4 (4.71%) SAP BPC
3 3 (3.53%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 2 (2.35%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (2.35%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (2.35%) Sage 200
4 2 (2.35%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.35%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.35%) SAP FI-GL
4 2 (2.35%) SAP MM
4 2 (2.35%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (1.18%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.18%) SAP Business One
5 1 (1.18%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
2 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.18%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (4.71%) SAP BW
3 3 (3.53%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
3 3 (3.53%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.53%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) Essbase
5 1 (1.18%) MS Access
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Smart View
5 1 (1.18%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.18%) QlikView
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) JIRA
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 85 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) General Ledger
3 6 (7.06%) Retail
4 5 (5.88%) Banking
5 4 (4.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.35%) Advertising
6 2 (2.35%) Legal
7 1 (1.18%) Back Office
7 1 (1.18%) Billing
7 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.18%) Front Office
7 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (35.29%) Analyst
2 20 (23.53%) Financial Analyst
3 15 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 11 (12.94%) Finance Manager
5 9 (10.59%) Accountant
5 9 (10.59%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Finance Business Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Finance Project Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Auditor
9 3 (3.53%) Commercial Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) ERP Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) ERP Business Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) IT Auditor
9 3 (3.53%) Systems Accountant
9 3 (3.53%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Finance Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Hyperion Administrator
10 2 (2.35%) Insight Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) P2P Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.35%) Reinsurance
3 2 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.18%) Fintech
4 1 (1.18%) FMCG
4 1 (1.18%) iPad
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.18%) NHS
4 1 (1.18%) User Experience
4 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) ERP
2 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.82%) Project Management
4 15 (17.65%) Procure-to-Pay
5 13 (15.29%) Waterfall
6 12 (14.12%) Programme Management
7 11 (12.94%) PRINCE2
7 11 (12.94%) Programme Governance
7 11 (12.94%) Scrum
7 11 (12.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 10 (11.76%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 9 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (9.41%) Financial Modelling
10 8 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.24%) Analytics
12 5 (5.88%) Business Analysis
12 5 (5.88%) ITIL
13 4 (4.71%) Practice Management
13 4 (4.71%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.76%) SQL
2 4 (4.71%) VBA
3 2 (2.35%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (87.06%) ACCA
2 16 (18.82%) Degree
3 11 (12.94%) PMP
4 7 (8.24%) AAT
5 5 (5.88%) CISA
6 4 (4.71%) MBA
7 3 (3.53%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.18%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
1 3 (3.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.35%) PMO
3 1 (1.18%) GAAP
3 1 (1.18%) IFRS
3 1 (1.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (20.00%) SAP
2 11 (12.94%) Oracle
3 4 (4.71%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (3.53%) Google
4 3 (3.53%) Hyperion
4 3 (3.53%) OpenText
4 3 (3.53%) Sage
5 2 (2.35%) CODA
5 2 (2.35%) Epicor
5 2 (2.35%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.18%) Aderant
6 1 (1.18%) Anaplan
6 1 (1.18%) Cognos
6 1 (1.18%) Infor
6 1 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.18%) Progress
6 1 (1.18%) Tableau
6 1 (1.18%) Teradata