The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for GAP Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

GAP Analysis
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 113 105
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 6 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.28% 0.44% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.55% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 23
Median daily rate £425 £425 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £303 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £480 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £60.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year -10.37% +78.51%  

GAP Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1752 1991 2059
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.41% 80.28% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1081 1177 1193
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 129 160
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing GAP Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in the East of England

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GAP Analysis in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in the East of England

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in the East of England

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in the East of England

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Bedfordshire -1 4 £425 +27.81%
Hertfordshire -3 1 £350 -30.86%
Essex -7 1 - -
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle
4 7 (33.33%) Validation
5 6 (28.57%) Change Management
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (19.05%) Information Security
7 4 (19.05%) Billing
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (19.05%) Contract Management
8 3 (14.29%) SAP
8 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
9 2 (9.52%) Use Case
9 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) ITIL
9 2 (9.52%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
9 2 (9.52%) Migration
9 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 2 (9.52%) CISM
9 2 (9.52%) GIS
9 2 (9.52%) GDPR
9 2 (9.52%) Data Loss Prevention
9 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (9.52%) SDLC

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (4.76%) Confluence
1 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (4.76%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) GIS
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Governance Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Security Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Database Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Hyperion Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Migration Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Mortgage Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Project Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.76%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Validation
3 6 (28.57%) Change Management
4 4 (19.05%) Contract Management
4 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (19.05%) Information Security
4 4 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CISM
1 2 (9.52%) IISP
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) GDPR
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.76%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft