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 29 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.

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
England > South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 252 250
Rank change year-on-year +17 -2  
Contract jobs citing ACCA 13 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 0.48% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 10
South East median daily rate £350 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +61.53%  
10th Percentile £313 £324 £260
90th Percentile £403 £613 £528
England median daily rate £493 £475 £468
% change year-on-year +3.68% +1.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 1859 2491 2354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 24.07% 27.96% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2492 3304 3000
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +2.56%  
10th Percentile £260 £269 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £520
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 213 300
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +85.61%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £13.95
90th Percentile £57.50 £58.75 £47.26
England median hourly rate £32.50 £27.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.90% +23.55%  

ACCA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ACCA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 29 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
Berkshire +19 6 - - 2
Hampshire +7 4 £350 +3.70% 2
Surrey +4 2 - - 2
West Sussex - 1 £325 -
ACCA
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 30 (96.77%) CIMA
2 29 (93.55%) Finance
3 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (35.48%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (25.81%) Oracle
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 6 (19.35%) IFRS
9 5 (16.13%) SAP
9 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (16.13%) Marketing
9 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
10 4 (12.90%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (12.90%) Business Forecasting
11 3 (9.68%) Financial Analysis
11 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
11 3 (9.68%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (9.68%) GAAP
12 2 (6.45%) ISEB
12 2 (6.45%) Flash
12 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (6.45%) Cognos
12 2 (6.45%) ERP
12 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
12 2 (6.45%) Retail
12 2 (6.45%) Migration
12 2 (6.45%) CISA
12 2 (6.45%) Spreadsheet

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 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.23%) HFM
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.23%) Sage 50
2 1 (3.23%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.23%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.23%) Essbase
1 1 (3.23%) MS Access
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
General
1 29 (93.55%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
3 5 (16.13%) Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Billing
5 1 (3.23%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Financial Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Accountant
3 6 (19.35%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Finance Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Finance Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Junior
5 2 (6.45%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Junior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Planning Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Report Manager
5 2 (6.45%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Auditor
6 1 (3.23%) Compliance Accountant
6 1 (3.23%) Finance Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) IT Audit Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Project Accountant
6 1 (3.23%) SAP Support
6 1 (3.23%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 5 (16.13%) Process Improvement
2 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.90%) Business Forecasting
3 4 (12.90%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.45%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.45%) ERP
5 2 (6.45%) Internal Audit
5 2 (6.45%) IT Audit
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Prototyping
5 2 (6.45%) Use Case
6 1 (3.23%) Contract Management
6 1 (3.23%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (3.23%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (96.77%) CIMA
2 2 (6.45%) CISA
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) AAT
3 1 (3.23%) CGEIT
3 1 (3.23%) CISM
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.23%) QiCA
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) IFRS
2 3 (9.68%) GAAP
3 2 (6.45%) PMO
4 1 (3.23%) IAS 39
4 1 (3.23%) IFRS 9
4 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) Cognos
5 1 (3.23%) Civica
5 1 (3.23%) CODA
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.23%) Northgate
5 1 (3.23%) Sage
5 1 (3.23%) Sun
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