The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 80 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.61% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.80% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
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£500 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+56.35% -
GAP Analysis
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
818 628 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.05% 76.49% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 314 237
Average daily rate £408 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 26
Average hourly rate £18.48 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.21% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 3 June 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 2 £500 -
GAP Analysis
North West

GAP Analysis
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Requirements Management
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) QlikView
2 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Legal

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) QlikView
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Change Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Business Change Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Business Change Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Change Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Requirements Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence