Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 770 764 789
Rank change year-on-year -6 +25 -34
Contract jobs citing CIMA 85 88 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.089% 0.094% 0.097%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.49% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 51 53
England median daily rate £425 £463 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +12.80% -8.89%
10th Percentile £229 £250 £215
90th Percentile £603 £588 £595
UK median daily rate £425 £463 £411
% change year-on-year -8.11% +12.46% -8.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
England median hourly rate £30.75 £95.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.80% +496.88% -
10th Percentile £26.43 £30.20 £15.50
90th Percentile £36.48 £170.40 £16.50
UK median hourly rate £30.75 £95.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -67.80% +496.88% -

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 17,901 17,795 19,918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.82% 18.92% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,621 10,935 12,439
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £231 £250
90th Percentile £625 £604 £595
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 851 821 763
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.12 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.48% -3.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.14
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £47.77
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% -0.94% +6.00%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -1 39 £438 -12.50% 35
South East -28 20 £450 +9.09% 10
North of England -16 13 £400 -20.00% 23
Midlands +2 7 £415 +0.61% 19
Yorkshire - 6 £440 - 8
North West -10 5 £313 -37.50% 10
East of England +2 4 £438 -13.58% 11
West Midlands -15 4 £475 - 14
East Midlands +10 3 £355 -13.94% 5
South West -21 2 £375 - 9
North East - 2 £400 - 5
CIMA
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 80 (94.12%) Finance
2 69 (81.18%) ACCA
3 24 (28.24%) SAP
4 17 (20.00%) Degree
4 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (20.00%) ERP
5 14 (16.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (14.12%) General Ledger
7 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
7 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 9 (10.59%) Project Management
9 9 (10.59%) Analytics
10 8 (9.41%) AAT
10 8 (9.41%) Financial Modelling
10 8 (9.41%) SQL
10 8 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (9.41%) Banking
11 7 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (8.24%) Business Analysis
11 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (8.24%) Management Information System
11 7 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (7.06%) Oracle
12 6 (7.06%) Sage
13 5 (5.88%) Risk Management
13 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
13 5 (5.88%) CISA
13 5 (5.88%) Advertising

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 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (4.71%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (4.71%) Sage 200
2 3 (3.53%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (3.53%) SAP BPC
3 2 (2.35%) HFM
3 2 (2.35%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (2.35%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.35%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.35%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.35%) SAP FI-GL
3 2 (2.35%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (1.18%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.18%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.18%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.18%) Sage X3
4 1 (1.18%) SAP Business One
4 1 (1.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) FTP
2 1 (1.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.35%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
3 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.18%) Essbase
3 1 (1.18%) MS Access
3 1 (1.18%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.18%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (1.18%) QlikView
3 1 (1.18%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.18%) SAP HANA
General
1 80 (94.12%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) General Ledger
3 8 (9.41%) Banking
4 5 (5.88%) Advertising
4 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.53%) Retail
6 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.35%) Legal
6 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (47.06%) Analyst
2 24 (28.24%) Financial Analyst
3 14 (16.47%) Accountant
4 13 (15.29%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Finance Business Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Consultant
6 6 (7.06%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Auditor
7 5 (5.88%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Systems Accountant
8 4 (4.71%) Process Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Finance Manager
9 3 (3.53%) IT Auditor
9 3 (3.53%) Management Accountant
10 2 (2.35%) Commercial Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) ERP Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) ERP Business Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Programme Accountant
10 2 (2.35%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.88%) User Experience
4 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.35%) FMCG
6 2 (2.35%) Reinsurance
6 2 (2.35%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.18%) Fintech
7 1 (1.18%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.00%) ERP
2 14 (16.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (10.59%) Analytics
3 9 (10.59%) Project Management
4 8 (9.41%) Financial Modelling
4 8 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.24%) Business Analysis
5 7 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (5.88%) Internal Audit
6 5 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 5 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 4 (4.71%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (4.71%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (4.71%) Migration
7 4 (4.71%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.71%) UML
7 4 (4.71%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.41%) SQL
2 3 (3.53%) VBA
3 2 (2.35%) C
4 1 (1.18%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 69 (81.18%) ACCA
2 17 (20.00%) Degree
3 8 (9.41%) AAT
4 5 (5.88%) CISA
4 5 (5.88%) Master's Degree
4 5 (5.88%) MBA
5 3 (3.53%) CCAB
6 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.18%) CCA
7 1 (1.18%) CIPFA
7 1 (1.18%) HND
7 1 (1.18%) ICAEW
7 1 (1.18%) QiCA
7 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) IFRS
2 2 (2.35%) PMO
2 2 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 24 (28.24%) SAP
2 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.06%) Oracle
3 6 (7.06%) Sage
4 4 (4.71%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (3.53%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.35%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.18%) Adaptive Insights
7 1 (1.18%) CODA
7 1 (1.18%) Cognos
7 1 (1.18%) OpenText
7 1 (1.18%) Tableau
7 1 (1.18%) Teradata