The first table below looks at the demand for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 25 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 Buckinghamshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 75 74 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.77% 0.39% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.55% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£380 £331 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.71% +13.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-8.76% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £63.00 £29.71
% change year-on-year
-38.09% +112.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
967 728 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.50% 71.87% 67.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 389 309
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £258 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £35.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
GAP Analysis
South East

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Milton Keynes - 10 £380 - 1
Amersham - - - -
GAP Analysis
South East

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (40.00%) Oracle
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
5 2 (13.33%) BPR
5 2 (13.33%) Primavera
5 2 (13.33%) JDA
5 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) E-business
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (13.33%) Billing
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Receivables

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Payroll
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Billing
4 1 (6.67%) Automotive
4 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Solutions Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) HR Data Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Audit Manager
6 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Resource Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Implementation Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (13.33%) BPR
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) E-business
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) SAP
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) JDA
4 2 (13.33%) Primavera