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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 148 168 159
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 60 54 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.00% 0.74% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.97% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 40 50
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£525 £450 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £349 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £67.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-77.03% +235.00%
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London

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
4598 5565 5312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.84% 76.54% 75.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3552 4106 3940
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 74 90
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £16.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 29 (27.10%) Finance
1 29 (27.10%) Business Analysis
2 24 (22.43%) SQL
3 21 (19.63%) Banking
4 18 (16.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (15.89%) Change Management
5 17 (15.89%) CRM
6 14 (13.08%) Project Management
6 14 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (12.15%) Asset Management
7 13 (12.15%) Front Office
7 13 (12.15%) Siebel
7 13 (12.15%) PeopleSoft
8 12 (11.21%) Information Security
8 12 (11.21%) Investment Banking
9 11 (10.28%) Degree
9 11 (10.28%) Investment Management
10 10 (9.35%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (8.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (7.48%) E-Commerce
12 8 (7.48%) Derivative
13 7 (6.54%) Retail
13 7 (6.54%) Scrum
13 7 (6.54%) Migration
14 6 (5.61%) Back Office
14 6 (5.61%) ERP
14 6 (5.61%) Linux
14 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2
14 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
14 6 (5.61%) Data Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (4.67%) CMS
2 4 (3.74%) Lync
3 2 (1.87%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (1.87%) Confluence
4 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.93%) Drupal
4 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.93%) MS Project
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Algo Collateral
2 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.87%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.93%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.93%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.93%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) Firewall
2 3 (2.80%) VPN
2 3 (2.80%) Network Security
3 2 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.87%) LAN
3 2 (1.87%) WAN
3 2 (1.87%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (0.93%) IPsec
4 1 (0.93%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.93%) Intranet
4 1 (0.93%) NetScreen
4 1 (0.93%) FWSM
4 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.93%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.93%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Maven
1 2 (1.87%) JIRA
1 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.87%) FishEye
1 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (27.10%) Finance
2 21 (19.63%) Banking
3 13 (12.15%) Front Office
4 12 (11.21%) Investment Banking
5 7 (6.54%) Retail
6 6 (5.61%) Back Office
7 4 (3.74%) Legal
7 4 (3.74%) Publishing
8 2 (1.87%) Billing
8 2 (1.87%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.87%) Advertising
8 2 (1.87%) Law
8 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (77.57%) Analyst
2 65 (60.75%) Business Analyst
3 10 (9.35%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (9.35%) Siebel Analyst
4 9 (8.41%) Senior Business Analyst
5 8 (7.48%) IT Business Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Functional Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Solutions Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Architect
6 7 (6.54%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.54%) Consultant
7 6 (5.61%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Security Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) Security Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Siebel Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) CRM Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.74%) OBIEE Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Siebel Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) FpML
1 2 (1.87%) MCollective
2 1 (0.93%) HTML
2 1 (0.93%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) CSS
2 1 (0.93%) XML
2 1 (0.93%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (7.48%) Derivative
3 6 (5.61%) FMCG
4 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.67%) User Experience
5 4 (3.74%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (3.74%) Equities
6 3 (2.80%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.80%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.87%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.87%) PKI
8 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.93%) iPad
8 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.93%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.61%) Linux
2 5 (4.67%) UNIX
3 4 (3.74%) Windows
4 2 (1.87%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.87%) CentOS
4 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) AIX
5 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.10%) Business Analysis
2 18 (16.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (15.89%) Change Management
3 17 (15.89%) CRM
4 14 (13.08%) Project Management
4 14 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (12.15%) Asset Management
6 12 (11.21%) Information Security
7 11 (10.28%) Investment Management
8 8 (7.48%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.54%) Migration
9 7 (6.54%) Scrum
10 6 (5.61%) ERP
10 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (5.61%) Data Analysis
11 5 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (4.67%) BPR
11 5 (4.67%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (4.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.43%) SQL
2 4 (3.74%) Java
3 2 (1.87%) Ruby
3 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.93%) VBA
4 1 (0.93%) Perl
4 1 (0.93%) C#
4 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (10.28%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) CISSP
3 4 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.80%) CCNA
5 2 (1.87%) CCNP
6 1 (0.93%) ISEB
6 1 (0.93%) CCIE
6 1 (0.93%) CCSP
6 1 (0.93%) CISA
6 1 (0.93%) CISM
6 1 (0.93%) CCSA
6 1 (0.93%) CCSE
6 1 (0.93%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.80%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.80%) EMIR
3 2 (1.87%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.87%) P3O
4 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.93%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Nessus
1 2 (1.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (12.15%) PeopleSoft
1 13 (12.15%) Siebel
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.67%) Bloomberg
4 4 (3.74%) Murex
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle
4 4 (3.74%) thinkFolio
5 3 (2.80%) Charles River
5 3 (2.80%) SAP
6 2 (1.87%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.87%) Adobe
6 2 (1.87%) Cisco
6 2 (1.87%) Symantec
6 2 (1.87%) HP
7 1 (0.93%) Citrix
7 1 (0.93%) Juniper
7 1 (0.93%) Lotus
7 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.93%) Temenos
7 1 (0.93%) Fidessa
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Rate: £500 - £700 per day
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £495 - £500 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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iKonnect
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago