The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 33 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.65% - 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.82% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £100.00
% change year-on-year
+110.52% -81.00%
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Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
202 207 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 83.47% 84.84% 79.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 65 29
Average daily rate £401 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £222 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.74 £19.57 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.10 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Chester

GAP Analysis
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Business Change Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Change Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Business Change Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Change Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation