The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 291 254 270
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +16
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 352 348 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.73% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.95% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 239 201
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£475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £323 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £49.49 £27.19 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.99% -24.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+56.35% +8.33%
GAP Analysis
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in England

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in England

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in England

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in England

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in England

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
London -7 175 £500 - 35
South East 0 57 £426 +12.17% 8
North West -9 23 £409 +13.54% 4
South West -19 22 £525 +16.53% 6
East of England +6 21 £438 -2.77% 6
West Midlands -5 17 £401 +37.09% 7
East Midlands 0 13 £388 +8.77%
North East -21 13 £440 +36.43% 1
Yorkshire -36 11 £400 +28.51% 2
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 258 (34.13%) Finance
2 201 (26.59%) Business Analysis
3 155 (20.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 120 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (15.21%) Banking
6 85 (11.24%) Project Management
7 84 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 79 (10.45%) Data Modelling
9 78 (10.32%) SQL
10 77 (10.19%) CRM
11 74 (9.79%) SAP
12 71 (9.39%) Oracle
13 69 (9.13%) Change Management
13 69 (9.13%) Migration
14 64 (8.47%) MS Excel
14 64 (8.47%) Microsoft
15 63 (8.33%) MS Visio
16 59 (7.80%) Requirements Analysis
17 58 (7.67%) Data Analysis
18 56 (7.41%) Use Case
19 54 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
19 54 (7.14%) Retail
19 54 (7.14%) Workflow
20 53 (7.01%) Investment Banking
20 53 (7.01%) Waterfall
21 51 (6.75%) UML
22 47 (6.22%) ITIL
23 46 (6.08%) Business Transformation
24 43 (5.69%) Management Information System
25 42 (5.56%) SharePoint

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 42 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (1.06%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.79%) IIS
6 6 (0.79%) Lync
7 5 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.53%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.53%) CMS
9 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.26%) Drupal
10 2 (0.26%) WordPress
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 64 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 63 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 18 (2.38%) MS Office
4 13 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (3.04%) Oracle TCA
3 13 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (1.59%) SAP FI
5 10 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (1.06%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.66%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.66%) SAP EWM
8 5 (0.66%) SAP SCM
8 5 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.66%) SAP WM
9 4 (0.53%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.40%) SAP SD
10 3 (0.40%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.40%) SAP MM
10 3 (0.40%) Maximo
10 3 (0.40%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (1.06%) SaaS
1 8 (1.06%) Office 365
2 5 (0.66%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.26%) Force.com
4 2 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.26%) PaaS
5 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.13%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.85%) Internet
2 12 (1.59%) Firewall
3 8 (1.06%) Network Security
4 5 (0.66%) Intranet
5 3 (0.40%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.40%) SNMP
5 3 (0.40%) DNS
5 3 (0.40%) ATM
6 2 (0.26%) LAN
6 2 (0.26%) VoIP
6 2 (0.26%) WAN
6 2 (0.26%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.26%) SSL
6 2 (0.26%) Telepresence
6 2 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (0.13%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (0.13%) VPN
7 1 (0.13%) Wireless
7 1 (0.13%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.46%) Data Mining
3 11 (1.46%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.32%) QlikView
5 9 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.19%) MS Access
6 8 (1.06%) Star Schema
7 7 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.66%) Big Data
8 5 (0.66%) DataStage
9 4 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.53%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.40%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.40%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (2.25%) JIRA
2 12 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (0.53%) ERwin
3 4 (0.53%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.40%) Subversion
4 3 (0.40%) MorphX
5 2 (0.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.26%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.13%) Hudson
6 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.13%) Toad
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.13%) Axure RP
General
1 258 (34.13%) Finance
2 115 (15.21%) Banking
3 54 (7.14%) Retail
4 53 (7.01%) Investment Banking
5 28 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.70%) Front Office
6 25 (3.31%) Legal
7 17 (2.25%) Law
8 15 (1.98%) Retail Banking
8 15 (1.98%) Marketing
9 11 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.19%) Billing
12 7 (0.93%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.93%) Back Office
13 6 (0.79%) Advertising
14 5 (0.66%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.66%) Italian Language
15 4 (0.53%) Norwegian Language
15 4 (0.53%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 456 (60.32%) Analyst
2 386 (51.06%) Business Analyst
3 108 (14.29%) Consultant
4 72 (9.52%) Architect
5 50 (6.61%) Senior Analyst
6 48 (6.35%) Senior Business Analyst
7 34 (4.50%) Project Manager
8 29 (3.84%) Data Analyst
8 29 (3.84%) SAP Consultant
9 24 (3.17%) Systems Analyst
10 22 (2.91%) Oracle Consultant
11 21 (2.78%) IT Business Analyst
12 20 (2.65%) Change Analyst
12 20 (2.65%) Security Analyst
13 19 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
14 18 (2.38%) Developer
15 16 (2.12%) Information Analyst
15 16 (2.12%) Information Security Analyst
16 15 (1.98%) Functional Consultant
16 15 (1.98%) Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.51%) Oracle Fusion
2 16 (2.12%) .NET
3 14 (1.85%) Middleware
4 13 (1.72%) XML
5 9 (1.19%) FpML
6 8 (1.06%) Web Services
7 7 (0.93%) J2EE
8 6 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (0.53%) Spring
9 4 (0.53%) JMS
9 4 (0.53%) Hibernate
10 3 (0.40%) SAML
10 3 (0.40%) HTML
10 3 (0.40%) Mason
11 2 (0.26%) Visualforce
11 2 (0.26%) HTML5
11 2 (0.26%) SOAP
11 2 (0.26%) EDI
11 2 (0.26%) CSS
11 2 (0.26%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.69%) Management Information System
3 21 (2.78%) Derivative
4 18 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (2.38%) NHS
5 14 (1.85%) Equities
6 13 (1.72%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.59%) Fixed Income
8 11 (1.46%) User Experience
9 10 (1.32%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.19%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.06%) Credit Risk
12 6 (0.79%) Data Conversion
13 5 (0.66%) FMCG
13 5 (0.66%) GIS
13 5 (0.66%) Market Risk
13 5 (0.66%) Credit Derivative
13 5 (0.66%) Social Media
13 5 (0.66%) iPad
14 4 (0.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (2.12%) Windows
2 10 (1.32%) UNIX
3 8 (1.06%) Linux
3 8 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (0.79%) Windows 8
4 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (0.79%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.26%) Android
6 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.13%) AIX
7 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (26.59%) Business Analysis
2 155 (20.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 120 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (11.24%) Project Management
5 79 (10.45%) Data Modelling
6 77 (10.19%) CRM
7 69 (9.13%) Change Management
7 69 (9.13%) Migration
8 59 (7.80%) Requirements Analysis
9 58 (7.67%) Data Analysis
10 56 (7.41%) Use Case
11 54 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 54 (7.14%) Workflow
12 53 (7.01%) Waterfall
13 51 (6.75%) UML
14 47 (6.22%) ITIL
15 46 (6.08%) Business Transformation
16 39 (5.16%) Data Management
17 38 (5.03%) Target Operating Model
18 36 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 78 (10.32%) SQL
2 19 (2.51%) Java
3 11 (1.46%) JavaScript
3 11 (1.46%) PL/SQL
3 11 (1.46%) ABAP
4 10 (1.32%) C
5 8 (1.06%) C#
5 8 (1.06%) C++
5 8 (1.06%) VBA
6 4 (0.53%) PHP
6 4 (0.53%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.53%) X++
7 2 (0.26%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.13%) Scala
8 1 (0.13%) VB
8 1 (0.13%) Perl
8 1 (0.13%) Python
8 1 (0.13%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.13%) REXX
8 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (5.03%) Degree
2 34 (4.50%) ISEB
3 19 (2.51%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.98%) CISSP
5 9 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.06%) ACCA
6 8 (1.06%) CIMA
6 8 (1.06%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.79%) CISM
7 6 (0.79%) PMP
7 6 (0.79%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.53%) CISA
9 4 (0.53%) GIAC
9 4 (0.53%) MOS
10 3 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.26%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.26%) PhD
11 2 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.97%) Data Quality
2 23 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.51%) QA
3 19 (2.51%) Solvency II
4 17 (2.25%) SLA
5 13 (1.72%) Basel II
5 13 (1.72%) Basel III
6 10 (1.32%) FATCA
6 10 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (1.06%) COREP
7 8 (1.06%) FINREP
8 5 (0.66%) ISO 9000
8 5 (0.66%) EMIR
9 4 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.53%) MiFID
9 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.40%) GMP
10 3 (0.40%) COBIT
11 2 (0.26%) GxP
12 1 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 9 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (0.79%) SCCM
1 6 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (0.40%) Foglight
3 2 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 74 (9.79%) SAP
2 71 (9.39%) Oracle
3 64 (8.47%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (2.25%) Siebel
6 16 (2.12%) PeopleSoft
7 12 (1.59%) IBM
8 9 (1.19%) VMware
9 8 (1.06%) Cognos
10 7 (0.93%) Business Objects
10 7 (0.93%) ATG
11 5 (0.66%) Google
11 5 (0.66%) Cisco
11 5 (0.66%) Adobe
11 5 (0.66%) Citrix
11 5 (0.66%) Remedy
12 4 (0.53%) Informatica
13 3 (0.40%) Hyperion
13 3 (0.40%) iSOFT
13 3 (0.40%) Symantec
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Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £550 - £551 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 11 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £41 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Lancashire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Suffolk
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £370.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £500 - £510 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Chester
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + competitive
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