The table below looks at the statistics for GAAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAAP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 116 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GAAP 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% - 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.27% - 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£375 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £250 £328
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
GAAP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
236 219 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.20% 8.75% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 99 74
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £487 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 4
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -33.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +17.14%

GAAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAAP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GAAP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

GAAP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GAAP across the Berkshire region.

GAAP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

GAAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GAAP across the Berkshire region.

GAAP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

GAAP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAAP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 3 £375 -
GAAP
South East

GAAP
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing GAAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GAAP.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) HFM
3 1 (20.00%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing GAAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GAAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) HFM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Hyperion Smart View
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Audit Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Accountant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft