The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 151 166 160
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 49 55 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.83% 0.76% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.99% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 56
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £377 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £381
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +11.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.19 £63.00 -
% change year-on-year
-44.13% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4502 5531 5951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.11% 76.74% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3381 4087 4408
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 72 92
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.97 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £58.55 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the City of London region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the City of London region.

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 28 (29.17%) Finance
2 23 (23.96%) Business Analysis
3 17 (17.71%) Change Management
3 17 (17.71%) CRM
4 14 (14.58%) Siebel
4 14 (14.58%) PeopleSoft
4 14 (14.58%) Project Management
5 13 (13.54%) SQL
5 13 (13.54%) Banking
6 12 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 12 (12.50%) Degree
6 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (12.50%) Information Security
7 11 (11.46%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (10.42%) Investment Management
9 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (8.33%) ERP
10 8 (8.33%) Derivative
11 7 (7.29%) FMCG
11 7 (7.29%) Scrum
11 7 (7.29%) Migration
12 6 (6.25%) Front Office
12 6 (6.25%) Back Office
12 6 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (6.25%) Java
12 6 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (6.25%) Data Analysis
12 6 (6.25%) Investment Banking
13 5 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Engagement

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.17%) CMS
2 2 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (1.04%) Lync
3 1 (1.04%) Drupal
3 1 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.08%) MS Project
3 1 (1.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.04%) SAP SRM
1 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.04%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
1 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) Firewall
2 2 (2.08%) HTTP
2 2 (2.08%) VPN
2 2 (2.08%) Network Security
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.04%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.04%) FWSM
3 1 (1.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.04%) ATM
3 1 (1.04%) LAN
3 1 (1.04%) WAN
3 1 (1.04%) SSL
3 1 (1.04%) Intranet
3 1 (1.04%) NetScreen
3 1 (1.04%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.04%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.04%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.04%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Maven
1 2 (2.08%) JIRA
1 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.08%) FishEye
1 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (29.17%) Finance
2 13 (13.54%) Banking
3 6 (6.25%) Front Office
3 6 (6.25%) Back Office
3 6 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.17%) Publishing
4 4 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (2.08%) Billing
5 2 (2.08%) Legal
5 2 (2.08%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
6 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 70 (72.92%) Analyst
2 51 (53.13%) Business Analyst
3 10 (10.42%) Siebel Analyst
4 9 (9.38%) Consultant
4 9 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Functional Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Solutions Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.25%) Architect
8 5 (5.21%) Security Consultant
8 5 (5.21%) Security Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Siebel Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) CRM Architect
9 4 (4.17%) CRM Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.17%) OBIEE Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Siebel Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) XML
2 2 (2.08%) JSON
2 2 (2.08%) REST
2 2 (2.08%) MCollective
2 2 (2.08%) HATEOAS
3 1 (1.04%) Android SDK
3 1 (1.04%) OAuth
3 1 (1.04%) OpenID
3 1 (1.04%) XHTML
3 1 (1.04%) FpML
3 1 (1.04%) HTML
3 1 (1.04%) .NET
3 1 (1.04%) CSS
3 1 (1.04%) SOAP
3 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Derivative
2 7 (7.29%) FMCG
3 6 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.13%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.13%) SWIFT
5 3 (3.13%) User Experience
5 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.08%) Equities
6 2 (2.08%) PKI
7 1 (1.04%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.04%) Spread Betting
7 1 (1.04%) NHS
7 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.04%) Informatics
7 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) Linux
2 4 (4.17%) Windows
3 3 (3.13%) Android
4 2 (2.08%) CentOS
4 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.08%) UNIX
4 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.04%) AIX
5 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) Business Analysis
2 17 (17.71%) CRM
2 17 (17.71%) Change Management
3 14 (14.58%) Project Management
4 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (12.50%) Information Security
4 12 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 10 (10.42%) Investment Management
6 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.33%) ERP
8 7 (7.29%) Scrum
8 7 (7.29%) Migration
9 6 (6.25%) Data Analysis
10 5 (5.21%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.21%) ITIL
10 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.17%) BPR
12 3 (3.13%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.54%) SQL
2 6 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (2.08%) C
3 2 (2.08%) Ruby
3 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.04%) VBA
4 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.04%) C#
4 1 (1.04%) C++
4 1 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (5.21%) CISSP
3 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.13%) CCNA
4 2 (2.08%) ISEB
4 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) MBA
5 1 (1.04%) CCSA
5 1 (1.04%) CCSE
5 1 (1.04%) CEH
5 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) CCSP
5 1 (1.04%) CCNP
5 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.04%) CISA
5 1 (1.04%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.13%) QA
4 2 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.08%) EMIR
5 1 (1.04%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Puppet
2 2 (2.08%) Nessus
2 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.04%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) PeopleSoft
1 14 (14.58%) Siebel
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle
3 3 (3.13%) SAP
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.13%) thinkFolio
4 2 (2.08%) Charles River
4 2 (2.08%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.08%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.04%) Symantec
5 1 (1.04%) Remedy
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco
5 1 (1.04%) IBM
5 1 (1.04%) Murex
5 1 (1.04%) Temenos
5 1 (1.04%) Citrix
5 1 (1.04%) Juniper
5 1 (1.04%) BMC
5 1 (1.04%) Lotus
5 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
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