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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
UK / England
Rank 537 550 548
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2  
Contract jobs citing CIMA 46 67 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 0.65% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 46 46
Median daily rate £474 £488 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.76% +13.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £348 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £625 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £488 £428
% change year-on-year -17.94% +13.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.75 £23.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.91% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.50 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year +178.72% -  

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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8637 10248 9600
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.66% 20.97% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5425 6467 5553
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 373 428
Median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +60.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £60.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

CIMA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CIMA in England

CIMA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CIMA in England

CIMA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CIMA in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 24 March 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
South East +26 18 £490 +0.51% 5
London +13 17 £475 -13.72% 10
Yorkshire +13 3 £301 - 1
North West +29 2 £456 +7.35% 3
West Midlands +7 2 £224 -50.27%
East of England -2 2 £200 - 1
East Midlands -7 1 £300 -33.33% 2
CIMA
UK

CIMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 England region with a requirement for CIMA.

1 89 (91.75%) ACCA
2 86 (88.66%) Finance
3 29 (29.90%) SAP
4 25 (25.77%) ERP
5 24 (24.74%) MS Excel
6 23 (23.71%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
8 16 (16.49%) Oracle
9 15 (15.46%) Banking
10 14 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (13.40%) Business Analysis
12 12 (12.37%) Project Management
12 12 (12.37%) Budgeting and Forecasting
13 11 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (10.31%) Procure-to-Pay
14 10 (10.31%) Change Management
15 9 (9.28%) Migration
15 9 (9.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (9.28%) MS Office
15 9 (9.28%) Degree
16 8 (8.25%) MS PowerPoint
16 8 (8.25%) Process Improvement
16 8 (8.25%) AAT
16 8 (8.25%) Validation
16 8 (8.25%) Retail
17 7 (7.22%) VBA
17 7 (7.22%) PRINCE2
17 7 (7.22%) Data Migration
18 6 (6.19%) Dynamics AX
18 6 (6.19%) NetSuite

CIMA
Top Related 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 (1.03%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (24.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.28%) MS Office
3 8 (8.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (6.19%) NetSuite
1 6 (6.19%) SAP CO
1 6 (6.19%) SAP FI
1 6 (6.19%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (4.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (4.12%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (4.12%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (2.06%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (2.06%) HFM
4 2 (2.06%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (2.06%) Sage 50
5 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.03%) Sage 200
5 1 (1.03%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) Broadband
2 3 (3.09%) Internet
3 2 (2.06%) WebEx
4 1 (1.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) Essbase
1 4 (4.12%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.03%) Big Data
2 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.03%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.03%) MS Access
2 1 (1.03%) OLAP
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) JIRA
General
1 86 (88.66%) Finance
2 15 (15.46%) Banking
3 8 (8.25%) Retail
4 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.12%) Billing
5 4 (4.12%) Marketing
6 3 (3.09%) General Ledger
6 3 (3.09%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.09%) Legal
7 2 (2.06%) Back Office
7 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.06%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.03%) Advertising
8 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.03%) German Language
8 1 (1.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (43.30%) Analyst
2 29 (29.90%) Financial Analyst
3 19 (19.59%) Business Analyst
4 15 (15.46%) Finance Business Analyst
5 13 (13.40%) Consultant
6 11 (11.34%) Accountant
7 9 (9.28%) Business Finance Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) SAP CO Consultant
8 7 (7.22%) SAP Consultant
8 7 (7.22%) SAP FI Consultant
8 7 (7.22%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 6 (6.19%) ERP Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) Systems Accountant
9 6 (6.19%) Transformation Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Business Systems Analyst
11 4 (4.12%) Auditor
11 4 (4.12%) Finance Manager
12 3 (3.09%) ERP Consultant
12 3 (3.09%) Hyperion Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.06%) Equities
3 2 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.06%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.03%) FMCG
4 1 (1.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.06%) Unix
1 2 (2.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.77%) ERP
2 14 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (13.40%) Business Analysis
4 12 (12.37%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 12 (12.37%) Project Management
5 11 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (10.31%) Change Management
6 10 (10.31%) Procure-to-Pay
7 9 (9.28%) Migration
8 8 (8.25%) Process Improvement
8 8 (8.25%) Validation
9 7 (7.22%) Data Migration
9 7 (7.22%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.15%) CRM
10 5 (5.15%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (5.15%) Internal Audit
11 4 (4.12%) IT Audit
11 4 (4.12%) Order to Cash
11 4 (4.12%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.22%) VBA
2 3 (3.09%) SQL
3 2 (2.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 89 (91.75%) ACCA
2 9 (9.28%) Degree
3 8 (8.25%) AAT
4 5 (5.15%) CISA
4 5 (5.15%) MBA
5 3 (3.09%) CISSP
5 3 (3.09%) ISEB
6 2 (2.06%) CCAB
6 2 (2.06%) CIPFA
7 1 (1.03%) CGEIT
7 1 (1.03%) CISM
7 1 (1.03%) IIBA
7 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.03%) QiCA
7 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (6.19%) IFRS
3 4 (4.12%) PMO
4 3 (3.09%) GAAP
5 2 (2.06%) QA
5 2 (2.06%) SLA
6 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.03%) IAS 39
6 1 (1.03%) IFRS 9
6 1 (1.03%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 29 (29.90%) SAP
2 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
3 16 (16.49%) Oracle
4 6 (6.19%) Hyperion
5 5 (5.15%) Sage
6 4 (4.12%) CA
6 4 (4.12%) Cognos
7 3 (3.09%) Infor
7 3 (3.09%) JD Edwards
7 3 (3.09%) Maconomy
7 3 (3.09%) Workday
8 2 (2.06%) Cisco
8 2 (2.06%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.06%) Sybase
9 1 (1.03%) CODA
9 1 (1.03%) Epicor
9 1 (1.03%) HP
9 1 (1.03%) IFS
9 1 (1.03%) Sun
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