The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 107 120 119
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 11 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 0.32% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.42% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 5
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.50 £60.98 £15.39
% change year-on-year
-7.34% +296.36%
GAP Analysis
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1751 1884 1864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.39% 76.09% 76.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 1086 893
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £529 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 64 32
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.12% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.00 £56.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing GAP Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Slough - 4 £478 -
Newbury - 2 £400 -
Reading - 2 £388 - 1
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) SAP
3 4 (17.39%) UML
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Use Case
4 3 (13.04%) SDLC
4 3 (13.04%) Change Control
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.04%) Business Development
4 3 (13.04%) QA
4 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) ERP
4 3 (13.04%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (13.04%) Finance
4 3 (13.04%) Validation
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.70%) SAP QM
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP QM
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
1 8 (34.78%) Business Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) OSS Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Change Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Azure Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Compliance Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) CRM Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior SAP QM Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.35%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Project Management
1 4 (17.39%) UML
1 4 (17.39%) Use Case
1 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (13.04%) Business Development
2 3 (13.04%) Change Control
2 3 (13.04%) Change Management
2 3 (13.04%) ERP
2 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
2 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (13.04%) SDLC
2 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
2 3 (13.04%) Validation
3 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Hyperion
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle