Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 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
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 479 731 796
Rank change year-on-year +252 +65 -54
Contract jobs citing CIMA 38 92 71
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.58% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 57 51
Median daily rate £475 £540 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.04% +27.06% -8.11%
10th Percentile £280 £313 £293
90th Percentile £608 £698 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £540 £425
% change year-on-year -12.04% +27.06% -8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £10.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -59.62% +44.44%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £10.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +233.33% -59.62% +44.44%

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 7,651 15,929 17,547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 24.99% 19.23% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,623 9,728 10,382
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.56% +5.76%
10th Percentile £298 £263 £250
90th Percentile £645 £650 £631
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 710 854
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +54.35% -20.69%
10th Percentile £17.04 £12.99 £13.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £62.63 £50.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% +56.52% -22.91%

CIMA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for CIMA in England

CIMA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CIMA in England.

Daily rate trend for CIMA in England

CIMA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CIMA in England over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CIMA in England

CIMA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CIMA in England.

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 12 August 2020. 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 +202 28 £500 -9.09% 10
South East +153 9 £330 -14.84% 2
North of England +113 1 - - 5
North West +86 1 - - 4
CIMA
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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 37 (97.37%) Finance
2 31 (81.58%) ACCA
3 12 (31.58%) ERP
4 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (18.42%) SAP
7 6 (15.79%) Oracle
7 6 (15.79%) Asset Management
7 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 6 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (13.16%) Workshop Facilitation
8 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
8 5 (13.16%) Oracle Smart View
8 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
8 5 (13.16%) Change Management
8 5 (13.16%) Project Management
9 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.53%) Hyperion
9 4 (10.53%) ITIL
9 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (10.53%) CRM
9 4 (10.53%) E-business
9 4 (10.53%) Service Management
9 4 (10.53%) Essbase
9 4 (10.53%) Banking
9 4 (10.53%) AAT
9 4 (10.53%) NetSuite

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:

Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Hyperion Planning
1 4 (10.53%) NetSuite
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (5.26%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.63%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.63%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (7.89%) Power Platform
1 3 (7.89%) SaaS
2 2 (5.26%) AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Smart View
2 4 (10.53%) Essbase
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (7.89%) Power BI
4 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.63%) QlikView
5 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (97.37%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) General Ledger
3 3 (7.89%) Back Office
3 3 (7.89%) Front Office
3 3 (7.89%) Legal
3 3 (7.89%) Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.26%) Law
4 2 (5.26%) Local Government
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.63%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Finance Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Hyperion Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Process Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Accountant
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) NetSuite Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Power BI Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.63%) ERP Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Head of Finance
6 1 (2.63%) NetSuite Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) D3.js
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) ERP
2 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.79%) Asset Management
4 6 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.16%) Change Management
5 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) Workshop Facilitation
6 4 (10.53%) CRM
6 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.53%) E-business
6 4 (10.53%) Investment Management
6 4 (10.53%) ITIL
6 4 (10.53%) Service Management
6 4 (10.53%) Technology Roadmap
7 3 (7.89%) Lean Thinking
7 3 (7.89%) Project Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 3 (7.89%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (81.58%) ACCA
2 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.53%) AAT
5 3 (7.89%) CCAB
5 3 (7.89%) CFA
5 3 (7.89%) Degree
6 2 (5.26%) CIPFA
7 1 (2.63%) ICAEW
7 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) GAAP
2 1 (2.63%) COREP
2 1 (2.63%) FINREP
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) SAP
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Hyperion
4 3 (7.89%) JD Edwards
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) IFS
6 1 (2.63%) Ariba
6 1 (2.63%) CA
6 1 (2.63%) Cognos
6 1 (2.63%) Tableau