Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CIMA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 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)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 785 793 744
Rank change year-on-year +8 -49 -5
Contract jobs citing CIMA 94 95 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.44% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 54 97
UK median daily rate £463 £411 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.46% -8.61% +3.45%
10th Percentile £235 £216 £250
90th Percentile £585 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £339 £450
% change year-on-year +23.62% -24.72% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
UK median hourly rate £95.50 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +496.88% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19090 21493 22625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.67% 20.66% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11700 13402 13639
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £240 £244
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 897 851 1090
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.13 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £49.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +31.58%

CIMA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CIMA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CIMA in the UK

CIMA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CIMA in the UK

CIMA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CIMA over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CIMA in the UK

CIMA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CIMA in the UK

CIMA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing CIMA over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for CIMA in the UK

CIMA
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CIMA within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 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
England +21 88 £463 +12.80% 19
UK excluding London +45 50 £419 +23.62% 11
London -22 42 £500 +11.11% 10
South East +10 30 £413 +37.50%
Scotland - 6 £343 - 2
East of England -12 5 £506 - 3
North of England +58 4 £500 +27.39% 2
Midlands +21 4 £413 -31.25% 2
North West +20 4 £500 +27.39%
West Midlands +25 2 - - 1
East Midlands +2 2 £413 - 1
South West +5 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 with a requirement for CIMA.

1 88 (93.62%) Finance
2 86 (91.49%) ACCA
3 28 (29.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 24 (25.53%) SAP
5 18 (19.15%) ERP
5 18 (19.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (17.02%) Banking
7 15 (15.96%) Oracle
8 13 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (11.70%) Telecoms
9 11 (11.70%) Cognos
9 11 (11.70%) Degree
9 11 (11.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 10 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (9.57%) Project Management
11 9 (9.57%) Data Analysis
12 7 (7.45%) Change Management
12 7 (7.45%) Hyperion
13 6 (6.38%) SQL
13 6 (6.38%) Investment Banking
13 6 (6.38%) Marketing
13 6 (6.38%) Cognos TM1
13 6 (6.38%) Process Improvement
14 5 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (5.32%) AAT
14 5 (5.32%) Mentoring
14 5 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (5.32%) Cognos Planning
14 5 (5.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence

CIMA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (29.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (19.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.19%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (5.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (5.32%) Cognos Planning
3 4 (4.26%) SAP CO
3 4 (4.26%) SAP FI
3 4 (4.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (4.26%) SAP FSCM
3 4 (4.26%) SAP MM
4 3 (3.19%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (2.13%) CODA-Financials
5 2 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (2.13%) NetSuite
5 2 (2.13%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (1.06%) HFM
6 1 (1.06%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (1.06%) SAP Business One
6 1 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (1.06%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.13%) Essbase
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Smart View
3 1 (1.06%) SAP HANA
General
1 88 (93.62%) Finance
2 16 (17.02%) Banking
3 11 (11.70%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.38%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.38%) Marketing
5 4 (4.26%) Billing
6 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.13%) Retail
7 1 (1.06%) Electronics
7 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (43.62%) Analyst
2 25 (26.60%) Financial Analyst
3 17 (18.09%) Finance Manager
4 11 (11.70%) Business Analyst
5 9 (9.57%) Project Manager
6 8 (8.51%) Accountant
7 7 (7.45%) Finance Business Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) Finance Project Manager
9 5 (5.32%) Cognos Specialist
10 4 (4.26%) Business Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Junior
10 4 (4.26%) Junior Business Manager
10 4 (4.26%) SAP Delivery Manager
10 4 (4.26%) SAP Manager
10 4 (4.26%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Service Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Services Delivery Manager
11 3 (3.19%) Master Data Analyst
11 3 (3.19%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) Middleware
2 2 (2.13%) Flash
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.13%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.06%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.06%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.15%) ERP
2 13 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (11.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 10 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (9.57%) Data Analysis
5 9 (9.57%) Project Management
6 7 (7.45%) Change Management
7 6 (6.38%) Process Improvement
8 5 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.32%) Business Analysis
8 5 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.32%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.32%) Migration
8 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.26%) Analytics
9 4 (4.26%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (4.26%) Financial Analysis
9 4 (4.26%) ITIL
9 4 (4.26%) Mathematics
9 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) SQL
2 2 (2.13%) VBA
3 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 86 (91.49%) ACCA
2 11 (11.70%) Degree
3 5 (5.32%) AAT
4 3 (3.19%) CFA
5 1 (1.06%) CIPFA
5 1 (1.06%) CISA
5 1 (1.06%) ICAEW
5 1 (1.06%) IIBA
5 1 (1.06%) ISEB
5 1 (1.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.19%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.19%) PMO
3 2 (2.13%) IFRS
3 2 (2.13%) QA
4 1 (1.06%) COSO
4 1 (1.06%) FINREP
Vendors
1 24 (25.53%) SAP
2 15 (15.96%) Oracle
3 11 (11.70%) Cognos
4 7 (7.45%) Hyperion
5 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.19%) Sage
7 2 (2.13%) CODA
7 2 (2.13%) Infor
7 2 (2.13%) Tableau
7 2 (2.13%) Teradata
7 2 (2.13%) Workday
8 1 (1.06%) Yardi