Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 647 780 780
Rank change year-on-year +133 0 -7
Contract jobs citing CIMA 105 90 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.094% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.49% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 59 47
England median daily rate £500 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +15.63%
10th Percentile £344 £244 £243
90th Percentile £669 £619 £598
UK median daily rate £500 £460 £469
% change year-on-year +8.70% -1.87% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
England median hourly rate £12.37 £30.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.77% -82.86% +993.75%
10th Percentile £10.54 £26.40 £162.50
90th Percentile £14.90 £36.20 £187.50
UK median hourly rate £12.37 £30.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year -58.77% -82.86% +993.75%

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 15,262 18,259 17,840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.73% 19.12% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,476 10,866 10,990
England median daily rate £470 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £230
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 711 860 814
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% - -1.96%
10th Percentile £14.25 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £51.00 £49.75
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £26.21 £25.31
% change year-on-year +33.56% +3.54% -0.75%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +97 48 £538 +13.76% 26
South East +74 35 £450 - 9
North of England +25 9 £375 -14.77% 9
East of England +45 7 £320 -31.73% 2
North East +31 6 - -
Midlands +58 4 £550 +32.53% 3
East Midlands +27 3 £550 +54.93%
North West +18 3 £375 -23.08% 7
West Midlands +32 1 - - 3
South West +1 1 £550 +46.67% 5
CIMA
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 104 (99.05%) Finance
2 93 (88.57%) ACCA
3 38 (36.19%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (31.43%) ERP
5 32 (30.48%) Microsoft Excel
6 31 (29.52%) SAP
7 28 (26.67%) Oracle
8 21 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (17.14%) Project Management
9 18 (17.14%) Dynamics 365
9 18 (17.14%) Project Delivery
10 17 (16.19%) Waterfall
11 16 (15.24%) Degree
12 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 14 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 14 (13.33%) Analytics
13 14 (13.33%) QA
14 13 (12.38%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (12.38%) Procure-to-Pay
15 12 (11.43%) Retail
15 12 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (10.48%) Workshop Facilitation
16 11 (10.48%) GAP Analysis
16 11 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (9.52%) PRINCE2
17 10 (9.52%) AAT
17 10 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
18 9 (8.57%) User Experience
18 9 (8.57%) Mobile App
18 9 (8.57%) Mobile Application Development

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 5 (4.76%) Confluence
2 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (30.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.67%) NetSuite
1 7 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (5.71%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (4.76%) SAP BPC
4 4 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (3.81%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (2.86%) HFM
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.95%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.95%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.95%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.95%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.14%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (6.67%) Power Platform
3 4 (3.81%) SaaS
4 3 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.95%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.67%) Power BI
2 6 (5.71%) MS Access
3 5 (4.76%) Data Mining
3 5 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.95%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.95%) OLAP
5 1 (0.95%) QlikView
5 1 (0.95%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 104 (99.05%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Retail
3 6 (5.71%) General Ledger
3 6 (5.71%) Public Sector
3 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.76%) Banking
5 4 (3.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.95%) Billing
7 1 (0.95%) Legal
7 1 (0.95%) Local Government
7 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (45.71%) Analyst
2 29 (27.62%) Financial Analyst
3 17 (16.19%) Business Analyst
4 16 (15.24%) Finance Manager
5 13 (12.38%) Consultant
6 12 (11.43%) Project Manager
7 9 (8.57%) Finance Business Analyst
8 8 (7.62%) ERP Analyst
8 8 (7.62%) ERP Business Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) Finance Project Manager
10 6 (5.71%) Accountant
10 6 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.76%) Data Analyst
11 5 (4.76%) ERP Manager
11 5 (4.76%) ERP Project Manager
12 4 (3.81%) Lead Business Analyst
12 4 (3.81%) Programme Manager
12 4 (3.81%) Senior Business Analyst
13 3 (2.86%) Project Accountant
13 3 (2.86%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.95%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 38 (36.19%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.57%) User Experience
3 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.86%) FMCG
6 2 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.95%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.43%) ERP
2 21 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (17.14%) Project Delivery
3 18 (17.14%) Project Management
4 17 (16.19%) Waterfall
5 14 (13.33%) Analytics
6 13 (12.38%) Procure-to-Pay
6 13 (12.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (10.48%) GAP Analysis
8 11 (10.48%) Workshop Facilitation
9 10 (9.52%) PRINCE2
9 10 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
10 9 (8.57%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 9 (8.57%) Mobile Application Development
10 9 (8.57%) Risk Management
10 9 (8.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 9 (8.57%) Traceability Matrix
10 9 (8.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.71%) SQL
1 6 (5.71%) T-SQL
2 3 (2.86%) VBA
3 1 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 93 (88.57%) ACCA
2 16 (15.24%) Degree
3 10 (9.52%) AAT
4 6 (5.71%) CIPFA
5 4 (3.81%) PMP
6 3 (2.86%) MBA
7 2 (1.90%) CCAB
8 1 (0.95%) ICAEW
8 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.33%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) IFRS
3 2 (1.90%) PMO
3 2 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 31 (29.52%) SAP
2 28 (26.67%) Oracle
3 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.67%) Hyperion
4 7 (6.67%) Infor
5 6 (5.71%) Tableau
6 5 (4.76%) Tagetik
7 4 (3.81%) JD Edwards
8 3 (2.86%) CA
9 2 (1.90%) Workday
10 1 (0.95%) Anaplan
10 1 (0.95%) Ariba
10 1 (0.95%) Cognos
10 1 (0.95%) IBM
10 1 (0.95%) IFS
10 1 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.95%) Sun