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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 58 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 17 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.12% 0.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 0
Median daily rate £425 £440 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.50 £60.98 £15.39
% change year-on-year
-7.34% +296.36%
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
686 989 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.54% 85.41% 76.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 677 322
Median daily rate £413 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 42
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.33 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.17% -38.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington +18 7 £500 +13.63% 1
Chester - 3 £355 -
Knutsford +8 1 £425 +3.03%
GAP Analysis
North West

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 10 (45.45%) Migration
2 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (40.91%) HPUX
2 9 (40.91%) HP
2 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) Unix
4 6 (27.27%) Banking
5 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
6 4 (18.18%) User Stories
6 4 (18.18%) Critical Success Factor
6 4 (18.18%) Business Process Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) Retail Banking
7 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (13.64%) StarTeam
7 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
7 3 (13.64%) Retail
7 3 (13.64%) VMware
7 3 (13.64%) SAN
7 3 (13.64%) MySQL
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 3 (13.64%) Solaris
7 3 (13.64%) Linux
7 3 (13.64%) ClearCase
7 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
7 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
8 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (9.09%) SAP

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) ClearCase
1 3 (13.64%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 3 (13.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
1 12 (54.55%) Business Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Consultant
2 9 (40.91%) HPUX Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Unix Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Data Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Data Migration Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Finance Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) HPUX
2 6 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Migration
2 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Business Process Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) Critical Success Factor
5 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) User Stories
6 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Requirements Management
7 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.55%) ERP
8 1 (4.55%) Project Management
8 1 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (4.55%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Ariba