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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 111 105 102
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 11 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 0.59% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.76% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 10
Median daily rate £405 £440 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.95% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £263 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
- +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £60.98 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-38.50% +56.35%
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
1921 1967 1899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.01% 77.32% 77.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1026 1027 899
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 70 22
Median hourly rate £19.61 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.69% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £44.30 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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
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 23 July 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 +7 5 £375 +39.53%
Reading +2 3 £430 +21.12% 4
GAP Analysis
South East

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 16 (51.61%) SAP
2 14 (45.16%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (41.94%) Migration
4 11 (35.48%) Life Science
5 6 (19.35%) Quality Management
6 5 (16.13%) SAP MM
6 5 (16.13%) SAP QM
6 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
6 5 (16.13%) SDLC
7 4 (12.90%) Logistics
7 4 (12.90%) Use Case
7 4 (12.90%) SAP PP-PI
7 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.90%) SAP PP
7 4 (12.90%) ITIL
7 4 (12.90%) UML
7 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
7 4 (12.90%) LIMS
8 3 (9.68%) Finance
8 3 (9.68%) ERP
8 3 (9.68%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (9.68%) QA
8 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
8 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
8 3 (9.68%) Retail
8 3 (9.68%) Validation
8 3 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting

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 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) SAP MM
1 5 (16.13%) SAP QM
2 4 (12.90%) SAP PP
2 4 (12.90%) SAP PP-PI
3 1 (3.23%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.23%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 14 (45.16%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.68%) Finance
4 3 (9.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Consultant
2 12 (38.71%) SAP Consultant
3 9 (29.03%) Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Business Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) SAP Supply Chain Consultant
4 7 (22.58%) Supply Chain Consultant
5 5 (16.13%) SAP QM Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) Architect
6 4 (12.90%) OSS Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Business IT Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Business Process Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Implementation Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Information Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Process Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Project Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Life Science
2 4 (12.90%) LIMS
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Migration
2 6 (19.35%) Quality Management
3 5 (16.13%) SDLC
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Logistics
4 4 (12.90%) UML
4 4 (12.90%) Use Case
4 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Change Control
5 3 (9.68%) ERP
5 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.68%) Validation
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ACCA
1 1 (3.23%) CIMA
1 1 (3.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com