Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 788 749 798
Rank change year-on-year -39 +49 -87
Contract jobs citing CIMA 79 84 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.084% 0.093% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 0.49% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 48 51
England median daily rate £425 £456 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.85% +1.39% -
10th Percentile £261 £262 £263
90th Percentile £554 £575 £613
UK median daily rate £425 £456 £450
% change year-on-year -6.85% +1.39% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
England median hourly rate £26.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.63% - -
10th Percentile £24.35 £15.50 £15.50
90th Percentile £35.60 £16.50 £16.50
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +65.63% - -

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 17,420 17,257 20,715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.52% 19.16% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,284 10,486 12,976
England median daily rate £450 £426 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.73% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 874 826 688
England median hourly rate £23.65 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +5.77% +15.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.93 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -17.24% +5.45% +19.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -41 31 £463 -7.50% 25
South East -6 18 £425 +3.03% 16
North of England -7 14 £375 - 14
Midlands -3 9 £340 -2.86% 19
Yorkshire - 7 £400 - 4
East Midlands +9 6 £340 -2.86% 7
North West -14 6 £350 -6.67% 8
East of England -5 4 £366 -27.65% 9
West Midlands -20 3 £381 - 12
South West -14 2 £375 -30.23% 8
North East - 1 - - 2
CIMA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 72 (91.14%) Finance
2 66 (83.54%) ACCA
3 23 (29.11%) SAP
4 19 (24.05%) ERP
5 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Excel
5 15 (18.99%) Degree
5 15 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (12.66%) Financial Modelling
7 10 (12.66%) Project Management
7 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
8 9 (11.39%) Banking
9 8 (10.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 8 (10.13%) Oracle
9 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (8.86%) Analytics
10 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
10 7 (8.86%) Change Management
10 7 (8.86%) General Ledger
11 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
11 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (7.59%) Risk Management
11 6 (7.59%) Sage
11 6 (7.59%) AAT
11 6 (7.59%) Financial Analysis
11 6 (7.59%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 5 (6.33%) Planning and Forecasting
12 5 (6.33%) Process Improvement

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 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Sage 200
2 3 (3.80%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.80%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (2.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.53%) HFM
3 2 (2.53%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (2.53%) NetSuite
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.53%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (1.27%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.27%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.27%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.27%) Sage BI
4 1 (1.27%) Sage X3
4 1 (1.27%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.27%) SAP Business One
4 1 (1.27%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) FTP
2 1 (1.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.53%) Essbase
3 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.27%) MS Access
3 1 (1.27%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (1.27%) QlikView
3 1 (1.27%) SAP HANA
General
1 72 (91.14%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Banking
3 7 (8.86%) General Ledger
4 4 (5.06%) Advertising
4 4 (5.06%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.06%) Legal
5 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (49.37%) Analyst
2 27 (34.18%) Financial Analyst
3 15 (18.99%) Business Analyst
4 13 (16.46%) Accountant
5 10 (12.66%) Finance Business Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Consultant
6 6 (7.59%) Systems Accountant
7 5 (6.33%) Process Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Finance Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Auditor
9 3 (3.80%) Management Accountant
9 3 (3.80%) Project Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Business Finance Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) ERP Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) ERP Business Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Programme Accountant
10 2 (2.53%) SAP Consultant
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.33%) User Experience
4 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.27%) FMCG
7 1 (1.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) ERP
2 15 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (12.66%) Financial Modelling
4 10 (12.66%) Project Management
5 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (8.86%) Analytics
6 7 (8.86%) Change Management
7 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
7 6 (7.59%) Financial Analysis
7 6 (7.59%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (7.59%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.33%) Planning and Forecasting
8 5 (6.33%) Process Improvement
8 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 5 (6.33%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.06%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (5.06%) Record to Report
9 4 (5.06%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.80%) SQL
1 3 (3.80%) VBA
2 1 (1.27%) C
2 1 (1.27%) C++
2 1 (1.27%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 66 (83.54%) ACCA
2 15 (18.99%) Degree
3 6 (7.59%) AAT
4 4 (5.06%) CCAB
4 4 (5.06%) Master's Degree
5 3 (3.80%) CISA
5 3 (3.80%) MBA
6 2 (2.53%) CIPFA
6 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.27%) CCA
7 1 (1.27%) CISSP
7 1 (1.27%) CRISC
7 1 (1.27%) HND
7 1 (1.27%) ICAEW
7 1 (1.27%) QiCA
7 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) IFRS
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 23 (29.11%) SAP
2 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.13%) Oracle
4 6 (7.59%) Sage
5 3 (3.80%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.53%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.27%) Adaptive Insights
7 1 (1.27%) CA
7 1 (1.27%) Capita
7 1 (1.27%) Cisco
7 1 (1.27%) CODA
7 1 (1.27%) Cognos
7 1 (1.27%) Sybase
7 1 (1.27%) Tableau