The first table below looks at the demand for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 51 46 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 8 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.18% 1.23% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.85% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate
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£320 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +18.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £29.71
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +21.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
486 379 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.58% 66.84% 70.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 207 240
Average daily rate £360 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £293 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £175.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.14% +1106.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.90 £15.49 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
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GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (33.33%) SAP
1 4 (33.33%) Billing
1 4 (33.33%) SAP CS
1 4 (33.33%) SAP PM
1 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Publishing
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) BPMN
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) CAFM
4 1 (8.33%) German Language
4 1 (8.33%) QA
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Market Risk
4 1 (8.33%) Maximo

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Documentum
1 1 (8.33%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SAP CS
1 4 (33.33%) SAP PM
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (8.33%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 4 (33.33%) Billing
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Publishing
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (8.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) SAP PM Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) SAP CS Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (8.33%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) Document Management
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) BPMN
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VB
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) GAAP
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft