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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
England / South East
Rank 227 245 263
Rank change year-on-year +18 +18  
Contract jobs citing CIMA 18 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.21% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 0.75% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 6
Median daily rate £490 £488 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.51% +13.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £440 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £641
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £488 £428
% change year-on-year -17.94% +13.90%  
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% -  

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 South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2221 2535 2670
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.30% 27.49% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1321 1561 1378
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £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 141 107 107
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £62.45 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

CIMA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 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 +15 6 £550 +12.82% 1
Hampshire +11 4 £525 +25.37% 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 - 1
Surrey - 2 £445 -
East Sussex - 1 £300 -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
CIMA
England

CIMA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 27 (96.43%) ACCA
2 25 (89.29%) Finance
3 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
4 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (32.14%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.00%) SAP
6 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
8 5 (17.86%) ERP
9 4 (14.29%) Oracle
9 4 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (14.29%) Sage
9 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 4 (14.29%) AAT
9 4 (14.29%) IFRS
10 3 (10.71%) Workday
10 3 (10.71%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (10.71%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (10.71%) NetSuite
10 3 (10.71%) Infor
10 3 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (10.71%) GAAP
10 3 (10.71%) ISEB
11 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
11 2 (7.14%) Cognos
11 2 (7.14%) VBA
11 2 (7.14%) Migration
11 2 (7.14%) CISA

CIMA
Top Related 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 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (10.71%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (10.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (10.71%) NetSuite
3 2 (7.14%) HFM
4 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (3.57%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) Essbase
1 1 (3.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 25 (89.29%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Financial Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Finance Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) ERP Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) ERP Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Software Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Accountant
6 2 (7.14%) Business Finance Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Commercial Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Finance Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Financial Controller
7 1 (3.57%) Forecast Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) HR Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) HR Data Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Internal Audit Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Report Manager
7 1 (3.57%) SOX Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) ERP
5 2 (7.14%) Business Forecasting
5 2 (7.14%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Internal Audit
5 2 (7.14%) IT Audit
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (96.43%) ACCA
2 4 (14.29%) AAT
3 3 (10.71%) ISEB
4 2 (7.14%) CISA
5 1 (3.57%) CGEIT
5 1 (3.57%) CISM
5 1 (3.57%) CISSP
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) IIBA
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.57%) QiCA
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) IFRS
2 3 (10.71%) GAAP
2 3 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (7.14%) PMO
4 1 (3.57%) IAS 39
4 1 (3.57%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) SAP
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) Sage
4 3 (10.71%) Infor
4 3 (10.71%) Workday
5 2 (7.14%) Cognos
6 1 (3.57%) Civica
6 1 (3.57%) CODA
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Hyperion
6 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards
6 1 (3.57%) Northgate
6 1 (3.57%) Sun
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