The first table below looks at the demand for GAAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAAP over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the South East region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Rank 243 236 244
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing GAAP 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.036% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.51% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
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£173 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
737 590 888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.15% 7.00% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 271 338
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £259 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 61
Average hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £12.35 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+15.22% -6.29%
GAAP
England

GAAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

GAAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GAAP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

GAAP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

GAAP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

GAAP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

GAAP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire - 1 £173 - 1
GAAP
England

GAAP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) VML
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ACCA
2 1 (50.00%) CIMA
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (50.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Cash Management

GAAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Cash Management
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) VML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cash Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ACCA
1 1 (50.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft