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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GAP Analysis
North West / Cheshire
Rank 40 73 63
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -10
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.58% 0.32% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.39% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Median daily rate £358 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £400 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.50 £60.25 £11.75
% change year-on-year
-14.52% +412.76%

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
408 773 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.63% 82.85% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 480 392
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.44% -45.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing GAP Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 3 £365 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
GAP Analysis
North West

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 7 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Critical Success Factor
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
6 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) MS Office
6 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) Legal
6 1 (7.14%) Contract Management
6 1 (7.14%) GDPR

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Solution Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Change Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Critical Success Factor
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Contract Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (7.14%) Pareto Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.14%) PMO