Period
to 16 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CIMA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 October 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 > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 346 357 341
Rank change year-on-year +11 -16 -2
Contract jobs citing CIMA 26 24 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.54% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 39
South East median daily rate £419 £319 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.37% -29.17% +12.50%
10th Percentile £263 £144 £263
90th Percentile £547 £481 £538
England median daily rate £475 £405 £450
% change year-on-year +17.28% -10.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 -
England median hourly rate £95.50 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3605 4431 5134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.17% 26.18% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2035 2672 3030
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.45% +6.47%
10th Percentile £215 £250 £258
90th Percentile £548 £550 £525
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 210 248
South East median hourly rate £23.13 £27.50 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.91% +0.92% +60.29%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £12.46
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.25 £50.53
England median hourly rate £27.18 £25.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.60% +13.33% +13.01%

CIMA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for CIMA in the South East

CIMA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CIMA in the South East

CIMA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CIMA in the South East over the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CIMA in the South East

CIMA
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 CIMA in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CIMA in the South East

CIMA
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 CIMA within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 October 2017. 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
Thames Valley +10 20 £419 +24.07%
Berkshire +16 18 £419 +24.07%
Hampshire +9 3 £425 +41.67%
Surrey - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £400 -
West Sussex +4 1 £325 -21.21%
CIMA
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 South East region with a requirement for CIMA.

1 26 (100.00%) Finance
2 23 (88.46%) ACCA
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (34.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
6 8 (30.77%) SAP
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle
7 6 (23.08%) Marketing
8 5 (19.23%) ERP
8 5 (19.23%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (11.54%) Degree
10 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (11.54%) Business Forecasting
11 2 (7.69%) Workday
11 2 (7.69%) IFRS
11 2 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
11 2 (7.69%) AAT
11 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
11 2 (7.69%) Hyperion
11 2 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
11 2 (7.69%) Sage
11 2 (7.69%) Flash
11 2 (7.69%) NetSuite
11 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
11 2 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (7.69%) Financial Analysis

CIMA
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:

Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (7.69%) NetSuite
1 2 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Business One
2 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.85%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Essbase
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Smart View
General
1 26 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 6 (23.08%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Billing
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Financial Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Finance Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Accountant
5 2 (7.69%) ERP Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) ERP Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Finance Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Planning Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Pricing Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Business Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Compliance Accountant
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Support
6 1 (3.85%) Supply Chain Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.85%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 5 (19.23%) ERP
2 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.54%) Business Forecasting
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Qualitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
1 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (88.46%) ACCA
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) AAT
4 1 (3.85%) IIBA
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) IFRS
2 1 (3.85%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) SAP
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Hyperion
3 2 (7.69%) Infor
3 2 (7.69%) Sage
3 2 (7.69%) Workday
4 1 (3.85%) Cognos