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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 271 291 257
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -34
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 372 334 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.74% 0.67% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.89% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 220 215
Average daily rate
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£486 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £442 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+10.43% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £82.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -53.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £19.00 £91.25
% change year-on-year
+77.63% -79.17%
GAP Analysis
UK

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
38699 37323 31833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.60% 75.25% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24528 23655 19464
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1126 1089 990
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £13.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.40 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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
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 27 April 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 -6 165 £500 +3.09% 34
South East +20 83 £388 -1.58% 12
North West -12 28 £493 +36.80% 4
South West -10 25 £494 +16.17% 9
West Midlands -10 19 £500 +21.95% 6
East Midlands -9 17 £450 +20.06% 4
East of England +13 14 £438 +4.47% 1
Yorkshire -26 13 £488 +30.00% 6
North East -3 6 £575 +78.29%
GAP Analysis
UK

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 241 (33.71%) Finance
2 207 (28.95%) Business Analysis
3 150 (20.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 115 (16.08%) Banking
5 107 (14.97%) SAP
6 90 (12.59%) Project Management
7 89 (12.45%) Data Modelling
8 87 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
9 86 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
10 78 (10.91%) Change Management
11 71 (9.93%) Migration
12 67 (9.37%) MS Visio
13 58 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
14 57 (7.97%) MS Excel
15 56 (7.83%) Retail
16 55 (7.69%) Microsoft
17 54 (7.55%) CRM
17 54 (7.55%) SQL
17 54 (7.55%) Business Transformation
18 51 (7.13%) Workflow
19 49 (6.85%) ITIL
19 49 (6.85%) UML
20 48 (6.71%) Data Analysis
20 48 (6.71%) Degree
21 47 (6.57%) Investment Banking
22 46 (6.43%) Oracle
23 45 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
24 44 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
24 44 (6.15%) Validation
24 44 (6.15%) Use Case

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 23 (3.22%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (0.84%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (0.56%) IIS
5 4 (0.56%) Lync
5 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.42%) SAS
6 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.14%) Confluence
8 1 (0.14%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.14%) FileNet
Applications
1 67 (9.37%) MS Visio
2 57 (7.97%) MS Excel
3 22 (3.08%) MS Office
4 16 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.96%) MS Project
6 5 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.28%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.96%) SAP EWM
3 12 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.68%) SAP FI
4 11 (1.54%) SAP SCM
4 11 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (1.54%) SAP CO
5 10 (1.40%) SAP MM
6 9 (1.26%) SAP PP
7 8 (1.12%) Oracle TCA
8 6 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.70%) SAP BPC
9 5 (0.70%) SAP PS
9 5 (0.70%) SAP WM
9 5 (0.70%) Primavera
9 5 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.70%) SAP HR
9 5 (0.70%) VisionPLUS
10 4 (0.56%) SAP MII
10 4 (0.56%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.12%) SaaS
2 6 (0.84%) Office 365
3 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.28%) Force.com
5 2 (0.28%) IaaS
5 2 (0.28%) PaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.12%) Firewall
2 6 (0.84%) Network Security
2 6 (0.84%) Internet
3 5 (0.70%) LDAP
3 5 (0.70%) ATM
3 5 (0.70%) Intranet
4 3 (0.42%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.28%) IMAP
5 2 (0.28%) VoIP
5 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.14%) IPv4
6 1 (0.14%) IPv6
6 1 (0.14%) DMZ
6 1 (0.14%) MGCP
6 1 (0.14%) RTP
6 1 (0.14%) SS7
6 1 (0.14%) Megaco
6 1 (0.14%) WAN
6 1 (0.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (3.08%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.54%) QlikView
4 10 (1.40%) SAP BW
5 8 (1.12%) Star Schema
5 8 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (1.12%) Data Mining
5 8 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (0.84%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.70%) SAP BI
7 5 (0.70%) SAP HANA
8 4 (0.56%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (0.56%) DataStage
9 3 (0.42%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.42%) MS Access
9 3 (0.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (1.96%) JIRA
2 4 (0.56%) ERwin
2 4 (0.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.28%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.28%) MorphX
4 1 (0.14%) Toad
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.14%) Subversion
4 1 (0.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
General
1 241 (33.71%) Finance
2 115 (16.08%) Banking
3 56 (7.83%) Retail
4 47 (6.57%) Investment Banking
5 27 (3.78%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.80%) Front Office
7 17 (2.38%) Retail Banking
8 16 (2.24%) Legal
9 14 (1.96%) Law
10 11 (1.54%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.54%) Advertising
11 10 (1.40%) Marketing
12 8 (1.12%) Billing
12 8 (1.12%) Back Office
13 5 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.70%) Automotive
13 5 (0.70%) Military
14 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.56%) German Language
14 4 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 445 (62.24%) Analyst
2 380 (53.15%) Business Analyst
3 119 (16.64%) Consultant
4 52 (7.27%) Architect
5 51 (7.13%) SAP Consultant
6 50 (6.99%) Senior Analyst
7 49 (6.85%) Senior Business Analyst
8 34 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 33 (4.62%) Data Analyst
10 25 (3.50%) Functional Analyst
11 23 (3.22%) Systems Analyst
12 22 (3.08%) IT Business Analyst
13 20 (2.80%) Change Analyst
14 17 (2.38%) Financial Business Analyst
14 17 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
15 16 (2.24%) Insurance Business Analyst
15 16 (2.24%) Business Change Analyst
15 16 (2.24%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
16 15 (2.10%) SAP Analyst
16 15 (2.10%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.96%) .NET
2 8 (1.12%) XML
3 6 (0.84%) Web Services
3 6 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (0.56%) Mason
5 3 (0.42%) Middleware
5 3 (0.42%) FpML
5 3 (0.42%) JMS
6 2 (0.28%) EDI
6 2 (0.28%) JDBC
6 2 (0.28%) MDX
6 2 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.28%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.14%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.14%) JMX
7 1 (0.14%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.14%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.14%) Spring
7 1 (0.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 86 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 21 (2.94%) NHS
4 16 (2.24%) Derivative
5 15 (2.10%) Data Conversion
6 14 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (1.68%) Equities
7 12 (1.68%) FMCG
8 10 (1.40%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.12%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.84%) User Experience
10 6 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.84%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.70%) Credit Derivative
11 5 (0.70%) iPad
11 5 (0.70%) Market Risk
11 5 (0.70%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.42%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.42%) EPoS
12 3 (0.42%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.54%) Windows
2 7 (0.98%) UNIX
3 4 (0.56%) Linux
3 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (0.56%) Windows 7
3 4 (0.56%) Windows 8
3 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (28.95%) Business Analysis
2 150 (20.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 90 (12.59%) Project Management
4 89 (12.45%) Data Modelling
5 87 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (10.91%) Change Management
7 71 (9.93%) Migration
8 58 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
9 54 (7.55%) CRM
9 54 (7.55%) Business Transformation
10 51 (7.13%) Workflow
11 49 (6.85%) ITIL
11 49 (6.85%) UML
12 48 (6.71%) Data Analysis
13 45 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
14 44 (6.15%) Use Case
14 44 (6.15%) Validation
14 44 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
15 43 (6.01%) BPR
16 39 (5.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (7.55%) SQL
2 16 (2.24%) ABAP
3 15 (2.10%) Java
4 10 (1.40%) C
5 7 (0.98%) JavaScript
5 7 (0.98%) C++
6 6 (0.84%) VBA
7 5 (0.70%) C#
8 4 (0.56%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.56%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.42%) X++
10 2 (0.28%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.14%) VB
11 1 (0.14%) Python
11 1 (0.14%) REXX
11 1 (0.14%) NATURAL
11 1 (0.14%) JCL
11 1 (0.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 48 (6.71%) Degree
2 39 (5.45%) ISEB
3 17 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.26%) CISSP
5 9 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.98%) CIMA
6 7 (0.98%) ACCA
7 6 (0.84%) MOS
8 4 (0.56%) CISA
8 4 (0.56%) CISM
8 4 (0.56%) PMP
8 4 (0.56%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.28%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.14%) SSCP
10 1 (0.14%) GIAC
10 1 (0.14%) MCITP
10 1 (0.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.06%) Solvency II
2 21 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.66%) Basel III
4 18 (2.52%) Data Quality
4 18 (2.52%) Basel II
5 17 (2.38%) QA
6 12 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (1.54%) SLA
8 9 (1.26%) FATCA
8 9 (1.26%) COREP
9 8 (1.12%) FINREP
10 6 (0.84%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.56%) MiFID
11 4 (0.56%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.42%) GMP
12 3 (0.42%) COBIT
12 3 (0.42%) EMIR
12 3 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.28%) GxP
System Software
1 10 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.56%) SCCM
1 4 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 107 (14.97%) SAP
2 55 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 46 (6.43%) Oracle
4 23 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (2.52%) Siebel
6 14 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
7 12 (1.68%) IBM
8 10 (1.40%) Cognos
9 9 (1.26%) Business Objects
10 6 (0.84%) ATG
10 6 (0.84%) Informatica
11 5 (0.70%) VMware
12 4 (0.56%) Remedy
12 4 (0.56%) Vermilion
13 3 (0.42%) Charles River
13 3 (0.42%) Ariba
13 3 (0.42%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.42%) iSOFT
14 2 (0.28%) Lotus
14 2 (0.28%) Progress
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: From £450 to £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £585 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £601 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £501 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 days ago