The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for ACCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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.

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 245 265
Rank change year-on-year +8 +20  
Contract jobs citing ACCA 17 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.24% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.86% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 6
Median daily rate £458 £488 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.15% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £414 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £500 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £488 £425
% change year-on-year -15.38% +14.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.50 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year +178.72% -  

ACCA 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 South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2217 2564 2718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.29% 27.64% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1327 1581 1396
Median daily rate £409 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 109 110
Median hourly rate £27.38 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.00% +64.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.20 £62.30 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

ACCA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing ACCA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ACCA in the South East

ACCA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ACCA in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for ACCA in the South East

ACCA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ACCA in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ACCA in the South East

ACCA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ACCA in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ACCA in the South East

ACCA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACCA within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire +12 5 £600 +23.07% 1
Hampshire +11 4 £525 +25.37% 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 - 1
Surrey - 2 £445 -
East Sussex - 1 £300 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
ACCA
England

ACCA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ACCA 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 South East region with a requirement for ACCA.

1 29 (93.55%) Finance
2 28 (90.32%) CIMA
3 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
4 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (32.26%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
7 7 (22.58%) SAP
8 6 (19.35%) IFRS
8 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (16.13%) Oracle
9 5 (16.13%) ERP
9 5 (16.13%) AAT
10 4 (12.90%) Unit4 Business World
10 4 (12.90%) Sage
10 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
11 3 (9.68%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (9.68%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (9.68%) GAAP
11 3 (9.68%) Broadband
11 3 (9.68%) ISEB
11 3 (9.68%) Workday
11 3 (9.68%) NetSuite
11 3 (9.68%) Marketing
11 3 (9.68%) Infor
12 2 (6.45%) JIRA
12 2 (6.45%) Direct Marketing
12 2 (6.45%) Data Centre

ACCA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (9.68%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (9.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (9.68%) NetSuite
3 2 (6.45%) HFM
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (3.23%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.23%) Essbase
1 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 29 (93.55%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Analyst
2 14 (45.16%) Financial Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Business Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Finance Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Accountant
5 3 (9.68%) ERP Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) ERP Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Software Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Business Finance Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Financial Controller
7 1 (3.23%) Finance Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Forecast Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) HR Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) HR Data Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Internal Audit Manager
7 1 (3.23%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Report Manager
7 1 (3.23%) SOX Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
2 7 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (16.13%) ERP
4 2 (6.45%) Business Forecasting
4 2 (6.45%) Business Process Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Direct Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) Internal Audit
4 2 (6.45%) IT Audit
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (3.23%) Project Governance
5 1 (3.23%) Revenue Recognition
5 1 (3.23%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (90.32%) CIMA
2 5 (16.13%) AAT
3 3 (9.68%) ISEB
4 2 (6.45%) CISA
5 1 (3.23%) CGEIT
5 1 (3.23%) CISM
5 1 (3.23%) CISSP
5 1 (3.23%) IIBA
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.23%) QiCA
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) IFRS
2 3 (9.68%) GAAP
2 3 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (6.45%) PMO
4 1 (3.23%) IAS 39
4 1 (3.23%) IFRS 9
4 1 (3.23%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) SAP
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle
4 4 (12.90%) Sage
5 3 (9.68%) Infor
5 3 (9.68%) Workday
6 2 (6.45%) Cognos
7 1 (3.23%) Civica
7 1 (3.23%) CODA
7 1 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Hyperion
7 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards
7 1 (3.23%) Northgate
7 1 (3.23%) Sun
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