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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 106 116 105
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 14 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 0.51% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.74% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 3
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£450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £306 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £455 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.44% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £63.00 £19.42
% change year-on-year
-75.57% +224.40%
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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
1811 1760 2001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.56% 69.43% 66.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 801 733
Average daily rate £388 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 38
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £40.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 7 £550 +69.23%
Newbury +4 1 £425 -
Bracknell - - - -
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
4 5 (19.23%) Business Development
5 4 (15.38%) Use Case
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) CRM
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) SAP
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) Degree
6 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (7.69%) Data Mapping
7 2 (7.69%) Business Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
7 2 (7.69%) Project Governance
7 2 (7.69%) Change Control
7 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
7 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 2 (7.69%) Force.com
7 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.85%) SAP FI-AA
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
1 2 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Designer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) ITSM Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Business Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (7.69%) CMDB
4 1 (3.85%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Project Management
1 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 5 (19.23%) Business Development
3 4 (15.38%) Use Case
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) CRM
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) Service Management
3 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Data Mapping
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.69%) Project Governance
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
1 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) SAP
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) JDA
2 2 (7.69%) Manugistics
2 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Siebel
2 2 (7.69%) Metastorm
3 1 (3.85%) Open Text
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos