Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 2018 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 785 726 752
Rank change year-on-year -59 +26 -29
Contract jobs citing CIMA 68 89 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.075% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.52% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 47 71
England median daily rate £415 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% -12.82% +14.71%
10th Percentile £293 £283 £273
90th Percentile £560 £539 £650
UK median daily rate £415 £425 £488
% change year-on-year -2.35% -12.82% +19.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
England median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -14.89% -
10th Percentile £24.00 £16.40 £20.18
90th Percentile £28.00 £57.40 £27.83
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +30.00% -14.89% -

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 17,194 16,969 20,841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.89% 20.23% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,284 10,442 13,153
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £251
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 763 866 729
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.00 £12.02
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £53.15
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% -7.69% +44.44%

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 2018. 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 -58 31 £500 +4.17% 14
North of England -21 14 £400 +6.67% 5
South East -46 10 £300 -25.00% 11
North West -12 8 £383 -7.27% 4
Midlands -5 7 £348 +27.52% 3
Yorkshire -17 6 £400 +32.89% 1
East Midlands +4 5 £370 +23.33% 1
East of England +2 4 £295 +47.50% 3
West Midlands -18 2 £265 +18.44% 2
South West +3 1 £475 -11.63% 2
CIMA
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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 65 (95.59%) Finance
2 54 (79.41%) ACCA
3 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (20.59%) SAP
6 12 (17.65%) ERP
7 9 (13.24%) Financial Modelling
7 9 (13.24%) Oracle
8 8 (11.76%) Change Management
8 8 (11.76%) Banking
8 8 (11.76%) Financial Analysis
9 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.82%) Degree
10 6 (8.82%) General Ledger
10 6 (8.82%) CCAB
10 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
10 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.82%) AAT
11 5 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (7.35%) Record to Report
11 5 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (7.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
12 4 (5.88%) Migration
12 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
12 4 (5.88%) SAP ERP
12 4 (5.88%) Cognos
12 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
12 4 (5.88%) Project Management

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 1 (1.47%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) SAP ERP
2 3 (4.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (4.41%) Cognos Planning
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.41%) Sage 200
3 2 (2.94%) Exchequer
3 2 (2.94%) NetSuite
3 2 (2.94%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.47%) JDE World
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.47%) Sage BI
4 1 (1.47%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.47%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.94%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.47%) Essbase
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.47%) Power BI
2 1 (1.47%) SAS EBI
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
General
1 65 (95.59%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) General Ledger
4 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.41%) Legal
5 3 (4.41%) Retail
6 2 (2.94%) Advertising
6 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.47%) Back Office
7 1 (1.47%) Billing
7 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (47.06%) Analyst
2 25 (36.76%) Financial Analyst
3 15 (22.06%) Business Analyst
4 12 (17.65%) Accountant
5 10 (14.71%) Finance Business Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Management Accountant
7 3 (4.41%) Auditor
7 3 (4.41%) Cognos Specialist
7 3 (4.41%) Finance Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Project Accountant
7 3 (4.41%) Project Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Systems Accountant
8 2 (2.94%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Process Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Telecoms Manager
9 1 (1.47%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) User Experience
4 2 (2.94%) FMCG
4 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.47%) AS400
5 1 (1.47%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.47%) iSeries
5 1 (1.47%) PMI
5 1 (1.47%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (17.65%) ERP
3 9 (13.24%) Financial Modelling
4 8 (11.76%) Change Management
4 8 (11.76%) Financial Analysis
5 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (7.35%) Record to Report
7 5 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.88%) Analytics
8 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.88%) Change Control
8 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.88%) Decision-Making
8 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.88%) Migration
8 4 (5.88%) Planning and Forecasting
8 4 (5.88%) Project Management
8 4 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) VBA
3 1 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 54 (79.41%) ACCA
2 6 (8.82%) AAT
2 6 (8.82%) CCAB
2 6 (8.82%) Degree
3 3 (4.41%) CIPFA
4 2 (2.94%) CISA
5 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.47%) CFA
5 1 (1.47%) CISSP
5 1 (1.47%) CRISC
5 1 (1.47%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.47%) MBA
5 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.47%) PMP
5 1 (1.47%) QiCA
5 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) IFRS
1 2 (2.94%) PMO
1 2 (2.94%) QA
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) IFRS 9
2 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) SAP
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle
3 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.88%) Cognos
4 4 (5.88%) Sage
5 1 (1.47%) Ariba
5 1 (1.47%) CA
5 1 (1.47%) Capita
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco
5 1 (1.47%) Epicor
5 1 (1.47%) FIS
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.47%) Murex
5 1 (1.47%) SunGard
5 1 (1.47%) Sybase