The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 81 74 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -35
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 5 3 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.44% 0.29% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.39% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
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£365 £410 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.97% -25.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £20.00 £82.50
% change year-on-year
-42.50% -75.75%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
880 767 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.19% 75.27% 75.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 422 270
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 44
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.63 £10.69 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 5 £365 -10.97%
Amersham - - - -
Marlow - - - -
GAP Analysis
South East

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Automotive
3 3 (20.00%) MS Project
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Use Case
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Data Security
5 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Project
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Rational Rose
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Automotive
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Resource Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning Manager
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Security
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) CMMI
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) SSADM
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) HP