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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 109 119 117
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 14 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 0.47% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.68% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
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£425 £386 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £325 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £458 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.19 £90.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-60.89% +350.00%
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
1806 1756 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.59% 68.06% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 835 763
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 41
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +14 4 - -
Newbury 0 1 £425 -
Bracknell - - - -
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South East

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing GAP Analysis 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 GAP Analysis.

1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
3 8 (27.59%) SAP
4 6 (20.69%) Project Management
4 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
5 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
5 5 (17.24%) Business Development
6 4 (13.79%) Service Management
6 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL
6 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
6 4 (13.79%) Migration
7 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) CRM
7 3 (10.34%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.34%) Use Case
7 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
8 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
8 2 (6.90%) Force.com
8 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
8 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
8 2 (6.90%) Project Governance
8 2 (6.90%) Change Control
8 2 (6.90%) Coaching
8 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
8 2 (6.90%) Business Analytics
8 2 (6.90%) Analytics
8 2 (6.90%) CMDB

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing GAP Analysis 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 GAP Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Project
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI-AA
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
1 2 (6.90%) Wireless
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) French Language
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Architect
2 6 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Designer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.34%) SAP Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) SAP Support
5 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) ITSM Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (6.90%) CMDB
5 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Project Management
1 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
2 5 (17.24%) Business Development
3 4 (13.79%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) CRM
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) Use Case
5 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.90%) Project Governance
5 2 (6.90%) Change Control
5 2 (6.90%) Coaching
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
1 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) SAP
2 2 (6.90%) Siebel
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) JDA
2 2 (6.90%) Manugistics
2 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.90%) Metastorm
3 1 (3.45%) Open Text
3 1 (3.45%) Cognos
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle