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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 247 284 251
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -33
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 370 287 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.63% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.83% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 185 192
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£475 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £11.63 £20.00 £91.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.87% -78.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £19.30 £84.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.53 £46.25 £98.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £20.00 £91.25
% change year-on-year
-41.25% -78.08%
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
35919 34430 29372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.27% 75.51% 73.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22880 21174 17901
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 973 1051 1057
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.29 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +34 186 £500 +1.01% 57
South East +3 68 £400 +3.22% 15
South West -10 29 £500 +16.27% 2
East of England +18 22 £471 +17.44% 4
North West -8 19 £500 +33.33% 2
East Midlands 0 15 £400 -3.38% 1
West Midlands -3 13 £340 +3.03% 10
Yorkshire -12 12 £375 -6.25% 3
North East - 3 £400 -
Midlands - - - -
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UK

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 228 (33.00%) Finance
2 194 (28.08%) Business Analysis
3 153 (22.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 119 (17.22%) Banking
5 108 (15.63%) SAP
6 94 (13.60%) Project Management
7 86 (12.45%) Change Management
8 78 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
9 71 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
10 70 (10.13%) Migration
11 65 (9.41%) Data Modelling
12 63 (9.12%) MS Visio
13 59 (8.54%) Retail
14 57 (8.25%) Requirements Analysis
15 51 (7.38%) BPR
16 50 (7.24%) Business Transformation
17 49 (7.09%) CRM
17 49 (7.09%) SQL
18 48 (6.95%) Degree
19 47 (6.80%) Investment Banking
20 46 (6.66%) Microsoft
21 45 (6.51%) Data Analysis
22 43 (6.22%) MS Excel
23 42 (6.08%) Validation
23 42 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
24 41 (5.93%) UML
25 40 (5.79%) Risk Management
25 40 (5.79%) Workflow
26 39 (5.64%) E-Commerce
27 38 (5.50%) ISEB

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 20 (2.89%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.30%) Lync
3 6 (0.87%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (0.58%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.58%) CMS
4 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.29%) IIS
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.14%) Confluence
6 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.14%) FileNet
6 1 (0.14%) SAS
6 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 63 (9.12%) MS Visio
2 43 (6.22%) MS Excel
3 23 (3.33%) MS Office
4 19 (2.75%) MS Project
4 19 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.29%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (2.03%) SAP EWM
2 12 (1.74%) SAP MM
3 11 (1.59%) SAP SCM
4 9 (1.30%) SAP PP
4 9 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (1.16%) VisionPLUS
6 7 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.87%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.87%) SAP SRM
7 6 (0.87%) SAP PS
7 6 (0.87%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.72%) SAP GRC
8 5 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.72%) SAP WM
9 4 (0.58%) SAP PP-PI
9 4 (0.58%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.58%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.58%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.16%) SaaS
2 5 (0.72%) IaaS
2 5 (0.72%) Office 365
2 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.59%) Network Security
2 8 (1.16%) ATM
3 6 (0.87%) LDAP
4 5 (0.72%) Intranet
5 4 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (0.58%) Firewall
6 3 (0.43%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.43%) LAN
6 3 (0.43%) Internet
7 2 (0.29%) IMAP
7 2 (0.29%) VPN
7 2 (0.29%) VoIP
7 2 (0.29%) WAN
7 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.14%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.14%) IPsec
8 1 (0.14%) Megaco
8 1 (0.14%) MGCP
8 1 (0.14%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.59%) SAP BW
4 10 (1.45%) QlikView
5 7 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (0.87%) Star Schema
6 6 (0.87%) Data Mining
6 6 (0.87%) SAP BI
6 6 (0.87%) SAP HANA
7 4 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.43%) MS Access
8 3 (0.43%) DataStage
8 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.29%) Essbase
9 2 (0.29%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (1.74%) JIRA
2 3 (0.43%) ERwin
3 1 (0.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.14%) ProC
3 1 (0.14%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.14%) Toad
3 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 228 (33.00%) Finance
2 119 (17.22%) Banking
3 59 (8.54%) Retail
4 47 (6.80%) Investment Banking
5 28 (4.05%) Front Office
6 24 (3.47%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.60%) Retail Banking
7 18 (2.60%) Legal
8 15 (2.17%) Law
9 11 (1.59%) Advertising
10 10 (1.45%) Marketing
10 10 (1.45%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.30%) Billing
12 8 (1.16%) Financial Institution
13 7 (1.01%) Back Office
13 7 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.72%) Military
15 3 (0.43%) Automotive
15 3 (0.43%) Publishing
15 3 (0.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 441 (63.82%) Analyst
2 374 (54.12%) Business Analyst
3 103 (14.91%) Consultant
4 55 (7.96%) SAP Consultant
5 43 (6.22%) Senior Analyst
6 42 (6.08%) Architect
6 42 (6.08%) Senior Business Analyst
7 38 (5.50%) Project Manager
8 34 (4.92%) Data Analyst
9 23 (3.33%) Functional Analyst
10 21 (3.04%) IT Business Analyst
11 18 (2.60%) Siebel Analyst
12 16 (2.32%) SAP Analyst
13 15 (2.17%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
13 15 (2.17%) Systems Analyst
14 14 (2.03%) Change Analyst
14 14 (2.03%) Solutions Architect
15 13 (1.88%) Financial Business Analyst
15 13 (1.88%) Insurance Business Analyst
16 12 (1.74%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.74%) XML
2 6 (0.87%) Mason
3 5 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (0.72%) FpML
4 4 (0.58%) .NET
5 3 (0.43%) Middleware
6 2 (0.29%) MDX
6 2 (0.29%) Web Services
7 1 (0.14%) JMS
7 1 (0.14%) EDI
7 1 (0.14%) CSS
7 1 (0.14%) JDBC
7 1 (0.14%) HTML
7 1 (0.14%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.35%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.75%) NHS
4 17 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (2.17%) Data Conversion
6 13 (1.88%) FMCG
7 12 (1.74%) User Experience
8 11 (1.59%) Credit Risk
9 9 (1.30%) Market Risk
10 8 (1.16%) Derivative
11 6 (0.87%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.87%) Equities
11 6 (0.87%) iPad
12 5 (0.72%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.72%) Data Extraction
13 4 (0.58%) Fixed Income
14 3 (0.43%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
14 3 (0.43%) Online Banking
14 3 (0.43%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.17%) Windows
2 8 (1.16%) Linux
2 8 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (1.01%) Windows 7
3 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (0.87%) UNIX
5 4 (0.58%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (0.29%) Android
7 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.14%) AIX
8 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (28.08%) Business Analysis
2 153 (22.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 94 (13.60%) Project Management
4 86 (12.45%) Change Management
5 78 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (10.13%) Migration
7 65 (9.41%) Data Modelling
8 57 (8.25%) Requirements Analysis
9 51 (7.38%) BPR
10 50 (7.24%) Business Transformation
11 49 (7.09%) CRM
12 45 (6.51%) Data Analysis
13 42 (6.08%) Validation
13 42 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
14 41 (5.93%) UML
15 40 (5.79%) Risk Management
15 40 (5.79%) Workflow
16 39 (5.64%) E-Commerce
17 38 (5.50%) Use Case
18 36 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (7.09%) SQL
2 17 (2.46%) ABAP
3 12 (1.74%) Java
4 7 (1.01%) C
5 6 (0.87%) C++
6 5 (0.72%) VBA
7 4 (0.58%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.58%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.43%) VB
9 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.14%) Python
9 1 (0.14%) VBScript
9 1 (0.14%) Perl
9 1 (0.14%) C#
9 1 (0.14%) REXX
9 1 (0.14%) NATURAL
9 1 (0.14%) JCL
9 1 (0.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 48 (6.95%) Degree
2 38 (5.50%) ISEB
3 17 (2.46%) VCP4
4 15 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.87%) MOS
6 6 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.87%) ACCA
6 6 (0.87%) CIMA
7 5 (0.72%) CISA
7 5 (0.72%) CISM
7 5 (0.72%) CISSP
8 2 (0.29%) HND
9 1 (0.14%) IIBA
9 1 (0.14%) CBAP
9 1 (0.14%) SSCP
9 1 (0.14%) CCIE
9 1 (0.14%) CCNP
9 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.05%) Solvency II
2 20 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (2.60%) Basel III
4 16 (2.32%) Basel II
5 12 (1.74%) QA
6 11 (1.59%) Data Quality
7 10 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (1.30%) FATCA
8 9 (1.30%) SLA
9 8 (1.16%) COREP
10 7 (1.01%) FINREP
11 6 (0.87%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.58%) COBIT
12 4 (0.58%) EMIR
12 4 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.58%) P3O
13 3 (0.43%) GMP
13 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.43%) MiFID
14 2 (0.29%) GxP
System Software
1 11 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.58%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) XenApp
4 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.58%) SCCM
1 4 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.14%) OpenView
3 1 (0.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 108 (15.63%) SAP
2 46 (6.66%) Microsoft
3 33 (4.78%) Oracle
4 23 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (2.89%) Siebel
6 16 (2.32%) PeopleSoft
7 8 (1.16%) HP
8 7 (1.01%) Primavera
8 7 (1.01%) Cognos
8 7 (1.01%) Business Objects
8 7 (1.01%) Adobe
9 6 (0.87%) IBM
9 6 (0.87%) VMware
10 5 (0.72%) ATG
11 4 (0.58%) Informatica
11 4 (0.58%) Lotus
11 4 (0.58%) Citrix
11 4 (0.58%) Murex
11 4 (0.58%) Remedy
11 4 (0.58%) Bloomberg
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