The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for CIMA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 130 121
Rank change year-on-year +18 -9  
Contract jobs citing CIMA 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.089% 0.11% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.53% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £224 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.27% -19.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £488 £425
% change year-on-year -28.20% +14.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
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 West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 434 568 451
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.29% 20.52% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 322 234
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 43
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.70% -43.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.19 £36.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

CIMA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

CIMA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CIMA in the West Midlands

CIMA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CIMA in the West Midlands

CIMA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CIMA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
Warwickshire +2 1 £273 -0.90%
CIMA
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CIMA.

1 5 (100.00%) ACCA
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) SAP FI
3 3 (60.00%) SAP
3 3 (60.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (60.00%) SAP CO
4 2 (40.00%) SAP HANA
5 1 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (20.00%) Sage 200
5 1 (20.00%) Sage 50
5 1 (20.00%) Sage
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising

CIMA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SAP CO
1 3 (60.00%) SAP FI
1 3 (60.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (20.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (20.00%) Sage 50
2 1 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) SAP CO Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) SAP FI Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Accountant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Accountant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ACCA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Sage