The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 116 122 99
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 14 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.46% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.63% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 15
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£425 £419 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £555 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +0.64%
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%
GAP Analysis
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2068 2223 1557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.85% 73.05% 69.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1262 848
Average daily rate £400 £400 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 139 140
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +7 5 £600 -25.00% 1
Essex +2 3 £265 -41.11%
Bedfordshire -4 3 £425 +13.33% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £478 -
Norfolk - 1 £450 - 1
GAP Analysis
England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 16 (42.11%) Business Analysis
2 15 (39.47%) Finance
3 13 (34.21%) SAP
4 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.05%) Analytics
6 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (18.42%) Change Management
6 7 (18.42%) Workflow
7 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
7 6 (15.79%) ERP
7 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (15.79%) QA
8 5 (13.16%) Logistics
8 5 (13.16%) SAP EWM
8 5 (13.16%) ABAP
8 5 (13.16%) SAP WM
9 4 (10.53%) UML
9 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
9 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.53%) SAP Implementation
10 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (7.89%) MS Project
10 3 (7.89%) Project Management
11 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
11 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.26%) ISEB
11 2 (5.26%) Programme Management

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.89%) MS Project
3 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) SAP EWM
1 5 (13.16%) SAP WM
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.63%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.63%) SAP QM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.63%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Network Security
1 1 (2.63%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Business Analyst
1 22 (57.89%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Consultant
3 6 (15.79%) SAP Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) SAP EWM Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Lead Business Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) SAP Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Process Manager
6 3 (7.89%) SAP Change Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Change Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Process Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Business Process Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Test Environment Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Validation Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) SAP Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Open Source
2 1 (2.63%) FMCG
2 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Business Analysis
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Analytics
4 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (18.42%) Change Management
4 7 (18.42%) Workflow
5 6 (15.79%) ERP
5 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Logistics
7 4 (10.53%) UML
7 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.53%) SAP Implementation
8 3 (7.89%) Project Management
9 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
9 2 (5.26%) Service Management
9 2 (5.26%) Migration
9 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) ABAP
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) ISEB
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.63%) GMP
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) SAP
2 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft