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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 105 110 116
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 15 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.58% 0.64% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.86% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 6
Average daily rate
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£440 £425 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £373 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £39.00 £63.00
% change year-on-year
+56.35% -38.09%
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
1895 1866 1715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.85% 74.49% 70.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1022 888 755
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 20 32
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.04 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.34% -39.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.60 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 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
Slough +2 5 £269 -40.27%
Bracknell - 5 £488 -
Reading -5 4 £355 -35.45%
GAP Analysis
South East

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 17 (36.96%) ITIL
2 15 (32.61%) Service Management
2 15 (32.61%) Finance
3 10 (21.74%) Business Analysis
4 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.04%) MS Visio
5 6 (13.04%) SAP
5 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
5 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.04%) Marketing
5 6 (13.04%) Social Media
6 5 (10.87%) Italian Language
7 4 (8.70%) Information Security
7 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.70%) Migration
7 4 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (8.70%) Norwegian Language
7 4 (8.70%) Swedish Language
7 4 (8.70%) Product Management
7 4 (8.70%) Danish Language
7 4 (8.70%) Analytics
7 4 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (6.52%) Optimost
8 3 (6.52%) Unified Communications
8 3 (6.52%) Maxymiser
8 3 (6.52%) Tealeaf
8 3 (6.52%) Google Analytics
8 3 (6.52%) Degree
8 3 (6.52%) Retail

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) WebTrends
1 3 (6.52%) Optimost
2 2 (4.35%) Retail-J
3 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.17%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (2.17%) SAP PM
3 1 (2.17%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.35%) Telepresence
2 2 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (2.17%) IPv4
3 1 (2.17%) IPv6
3 1 (2.17%) MGCP
3 1 (2.17%) RTP
3 1 (2.17%) SS7
3 1 (2.17%) Megaco
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (2.17%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (2.17%) Diameter Protocol
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Axure RP
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.04%) Marketing
3 5 (10.87%) Italian Language
4 4 (8.70%) Norwegian Language
4 4 (8.70%) Swedish Language
4 4 (8.70%) Danish Language
4 4 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (6.52%) Retail
6 2 (4.35%) Multimedia
6 2 (4.35%) Billing
7 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Consultant
2 12 (26.09%) Service Improvement Consultant
3 11 (23.91%) Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Product Manager
4 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Security Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Designer
6 4 (8.70%) Information Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (4.35%) SAP Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Service Design Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) SAP Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Design Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) SAP PM Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) SAP Business Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) SAP Programme Manager
9 1 (2.17%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Social Media
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) IPTV
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) ITIL
2 15 (32.61%) Service Management
3 10 (21.74%) Business Analysis
4 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
5 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
6 4 (8.70%) Information Security
6 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.70%) Product Management
6 4 (8.70%) Analytics
6 4 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) B2B
7 3 (6.52%) B2C
7 3 (6.52%) Web Analytics
8 2 (4.35%) Requirements Management
8 2 (4.35%) Scrum
8 2 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) C
1 1 (2.17%) C++
1 1 (2.17%) Java
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
1 1 (2.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) SAP
2 3 (6.52%) Adobe
2 3 (6.52%) Omniture
2 3 (6.52%) Google
2 3 (6.52%) Maxymiser
2 3 (6.52%) Tealeaf
3 1 (2.17%) Verint
3 1 (2.17%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft