The first table below looks at the demand for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Cheshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 70 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.47% 0.13% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.18% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £360 - £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £91.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-79.17% +421.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
655 552 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.42% 73.50% 61.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 250 220
Average daily rate £395 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 26 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.25 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
GAP Analysis
North West

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
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GAP Analysis
North West

GAP Analysis
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (37.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (37.50%) GAMP
2 3 (37.50%) GMP
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) Document Management
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) CISA
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) Cognizant
4 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 1 (12.50%) BS7799
4 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

General
1 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Validation Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Support Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Document Management
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) CISA
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
1 3 (37.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (37.50%) GAMP
1 3 (37.50%) GMP
2 1 (12.50%) BS7799
2 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cognizant
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