The median contractor rate for a Systems Accountant was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Accountant
UK / England
Rank 558 610 599
Rank change year-on-year +52 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Accountant 8 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.011% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Median daily rate £338 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £395 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 £350
% change year-on-year - +42.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39295 46721 46527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.22% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25610 30627 28567
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1460 1889
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Systems Accountant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Systems Accountant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Accountant in England

Systems Accountant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Systems Accountant in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Accountant in England

Systems Accountant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Accountant in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Accountant in England

Systems Accountant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Accountant in England

Systems Accountant
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 Systems Accountant within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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
London +39 7 £338 - 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Systems Accountant
UK

Systems Accountant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Systems Accountant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Systems Accountant in the job title.

1 21 (91.30%) Finance
2 14 (60.87%) ERP
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
4 8 (34.78%) Advertising
5 6 (26.09%) ACCA
5 6 (26.09%) CIMA
6 5 (21.74%) Migration
6 5 (21.74%) Sage 200
6 5 (21.74%) Sage
7 4 (17.39%) Sage 50
7 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (17.39%) Change Management
7 4 (17.39%) Project Management
8 3 (13.04%) JD Edwards
8 3 (13.04%) MS Office
8 3 (13.04%) SAP
8 3 (13.04%) Hyperion
8 3 (13.04%) Maconomy
8 3 (13.04%) Degree
8 3 (13.04%) People Management
9 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
9 2 (8.70%) Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (8.70%) Order to Cash
9 2 (8.70%) Record to Report
9 2 (8.70%) WebEx
9 2 (8.70%) SLA
9 2 (8.70%) SQL
9 2 (8.70%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (8.70%) Validation

Systems Accountant Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Sage 200
2 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (17.39%) Sage 50
3 2 (8.70%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (4.35%) HFM
4 1 (4.35%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (4.35%) NetSuite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Smart View
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 21 (91.30%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) ERP
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) People Management
5 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
5 2 (8.70%) Order to Cash
5 2 (8.70%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (8.70%) Record to Report
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) Practice Management
6 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Process Management
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Test Management
6 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) ACCA
1 6 (26.09%) CIMA
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) IFRS
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Sage
3 3 (13.04%) Hyperion
3 3 (13.04%) JD Edwards
3 3 (13.04%) Maconomy
3 3 (13.04%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) CODA
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos
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