The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CIMA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 158 144
Rank change year-on-year +20 -14  
Contract jobs citing CIMA 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.034% 0.026% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.13% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 - -

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 the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 529 781 754
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 17.96% 20.57% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 438 362
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £273 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 27 75
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +91.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.53 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £47.39 £52.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

CIMA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

CIMA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CIMA in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for CIMA in the North West

CIMA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CIMA in the North West

CIMA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CIMA within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Cheshire - 1 £375 -
CIMA
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 North West region with a requirement for CIMA.

1 3 (100.00%) ACCA
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 1 (33.33%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (33.33%) AAT
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Hyperion
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) CIPFA
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis

CIMA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP S/4HANA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CO Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Financial Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Data Reconciliation
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ACCA
2 1 (33.33%) AAT
2 1 (33.33%) CIPFA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Hyperion