The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 66 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 2 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.24% 0.65% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.92% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £380 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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 Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
625 436 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.62% 71.13% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 309 421
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 39
Average hourly rate £20.00 £38.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.05% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £13.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Civica
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) BPR
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) FoxPro (VFP)

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Business Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) BPR
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) Civica
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle