The first table below looks at the demand for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 23 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 Cardiff 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 31 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 11 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.86% 1.62% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 2.26% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
-8.71% +1.67%
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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
300 177 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.92% 71.66% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 119 89
Average daily rate £375 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

GAP Analysis
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (81.82%) Project Management
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
1 9 (81.82%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (81.82%) Risk Analysis
2 8 (72.73%) Network Architecture
3 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 6 (54.55%) MS Project
3 6 (54.55%) MS Office
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) AS400
5 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) SLA
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) CCA
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Transition Management
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Migration

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (54.55%) MS Project
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Management Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Compliance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Project Management
1 9 (81.82%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (81.82%) Risk Analysis
2 8 (72.73%) Network Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Transition Management
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCA
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
Cardiff
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