The first table below looks at the demand for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 14 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 Cheltenham 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 16 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.73% - 5.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% - 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate
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£500 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-8.59% +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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
70 46 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 63.64% 54.12% 64.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 49
Average daily rate £400 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £398 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 6
Average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.60 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £46.00 £38.00
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 Cheltenham

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

GAP Analysis
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Cryptography
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) CRM

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle