The median contractor rate for a Systems Accountant was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
System Accountant
UK
Rank 584 637 619
Rank change year-on-year +53 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Accountant 9 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.013% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.014% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Median daily rate £338 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £400 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 £350
% change year-on-year - +42.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42948 50649 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.19% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27820 32762 30258
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1586 1994
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Systems Accountant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Systems Accountant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Accountant in the UK

Systems Accountant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Accountant in the UK

Systems Accountant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Accountant over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Systems Accountant in the UK

Systems Accountant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Systems Accountant in the UK

Systems Accountant
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Accountant within the UK 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
England +33 8 £338 -35.71% 7
London +40 7 £338 - 2
Scotland +23 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £300 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

Systems Accountant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Systems Accountant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Systems Accountant in the job title.

1 21 (87.50%) Finance
2 15 (62.50%) ERP
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 8 (33.33%) Advertising
5 7 (29.17%) ACCA
5 7 (29.17%) CIMA
6 5 (20.83%) Sage
6 5 (20.83%) Migration
6 5 (20.83%) Sage 200
7 4 (16.67%) Sage 50
7 4 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (16.67%) Change Management
7 4 (16.67%) Project Management
7 4 (16.67%) SAP
8 3 (12.50%) Hyperion
8 3 (12.50%) MS Office
8 3 (12.50%) JD Edwards
8 3 (12.50%) People Management
8 3 (12.50%) Maconomy
8 3 (12.50%) Degree
9 2 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (8.33%) AAT
9 2 (8.33%) WebEx
9 2 (8.33%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
9 2 (8.33%) Validation
9 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (8.33%) SQL
9 2 (8.33%) SLA

Systems Accountant Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Sage 200
2 4 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (16.67%) Sage 50
3 2 (8.33%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (4.17%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (4.17%) HFM
4 1 (4.17%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (4.17%) NetSuite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Smart View
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 21 (87.50%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Advertising
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Billing
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) ERP
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Change Management
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) People Management
5 2 (8.33%) IT Strategy
5 2 (8.33%) Order to Cash
5 2 (8.33%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (8.33%) Record to Report
5 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 1 (4.17%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Practice Management
6 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Process Management
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Test Management
6 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) ACCA
1 7 (29.17%) CIMA
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) IFRS
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Sage
3 4 (16.67%) SAP
4 3 (12.50%) Hyperion
4 3 (12.50%) JD Edwards
4 3 (12.50%) Maconomy
5 1 (4.17%) CODA
5 1 (4.17%) Cognos
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