The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 265 262 234
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 362 329 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.73% 0.71% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.96% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 224 221
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £27.19 £63.00 £29.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.83% +112.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £41.40 £19.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.64 £84.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £63.00 £29.71
% change year-on-year
-38.09% +112.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36732 34187 37631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.42% 73.38% 71.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23130 21200 22120
Average daily rate £407 £412 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 979 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.20% -2.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £48.84 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
GAP Analysis
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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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 182 £500 +11.11% 38
South East +3 49 £390 -0.63% 5
South West -2 34 £500 +20.12% 2
Yorkshire +31 30 £323 -27.93% 2
West Midlands -18 19 £284 -24.33% 5
East of England -6 18 £463 +15.62% 7
North West 0 10 £363 -19.44% 4
East Midlands -28 10 £388 -15.30% 4
North East -12 9 £375 +25.00%
Midlands - - - -
GAP Analysis
UK

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 213 (30.43%) Finance
2 171 (24.43%) Business Analysis
3 96 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 95 (13.57%) SAP
5 90 (12.86%) Project Management
6 87 (12.43%) Change Management
7 86 (12.29%) Migration
8 82 (11.71%) CRM
9 78 (11.14%) Banking
10 71 (10.14%) Oracle
10 71 (10.14%) Validation
11 60 (8.57%) UML
12 58 (8.29%) Requirements Analysis
13 57 (8.14%) Degree
14 56 (8.00%) Microsoft
15 54 (7.71%) Retail
16 53 (7.57%) Siebel
16 53 (7.57%) Use Case
16 53 (7.57%) User Acceptance Testing
17 48 (6.86%) Management Information System
17 48 (6.86%) MS Excel
17 48 (6.86%) Data Modelling
18 47 (6.71%) MS Visio
19 45 (6.43%) ERP
20 43 (6.14%) PeopleSoft
21 39 (5.57%) BPR
22 38 (5.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 37 (5.29%) Data Migration
23 37 (5.29%) SQL
24 35 (5.00%) Business Transformation

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 10 (1.43%) CMS
1 10 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.86%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.43%) IBM Notes
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (0.43%) Confluence
3 3 (0.43%) Drupal
4 2 (0.29%) FileNet
4 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.29%) Documentum
5 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.14%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.14%) Apache
5 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.14%) SAS
5 1 (0.14%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.14%) TPMS
Applications
1 48 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 47 (6.71%) MS Visio
3 27 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.14%) MS Project
5 13 (1.86%) MS Office
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 23 (3.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (1.71%) Oracle Receivables
3 12 (1.71%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (1.43%) SAP SD
5 9 (1.29%) Oracle 11i
6 8 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (1.14%) Oracle ASCP
6 8 (1.14%) SAP QM
7 7 (1.00%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 6 (0.86%) SAP SRM
8 6 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.71%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.71%) SAP WM
9 5 (0.71%) SAP APO
10 4 (0.57%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.86%) SaaS
2 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.29%) IaaS
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.29%) Force.com
3 2 (0.29%) PaaS
4 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.57%) WAN
2 10 (1.43%) LAN
3 6 (0.86%) Wireless
4 4 (0.57%) Internet
4 4 (0.57%) Firewall
4 4 (0.57%) DHCP
4 4 (0.57%) HTTP
4 4 (0.57%) DNS
5 3 (0.43%) LDAP
5 3 (0.43%) Network Security
5 3 (0.43%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.43%) Multicast
6 2 (0.29%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.29%) SSL
6 2 (0.29%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.14%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.14%) DMZ
7 1 (0.14%) ATM
7 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.14%) Oracle BI EE
2 17 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (1.14%) SQL Server
5 7 (1.00%) MS Access
5 7 (1.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (0.57%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.43%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.29%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.29%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.29%) QlikView
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.14%) OLAP
10 1 (0.14%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 10 (1.43%) JIRA
2 6 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (0.71%) Rational Rose
4 4 (0.57%) JDeveloper
5 3 (0.43%) Maven
5 3 (0.43%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.43%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.29%) FishEye
6 2 (0.29%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.14%) Subversion
7 1 (0.14%) Ant
7 1 (0.14%) JUnit
7 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.14%) Mockito
7 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 213 (30.43%) Finance
2 78 (11.14%) Banking
3 54 (7.71%) Retail
4 25 (3.57%) Billing
5 20 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.57%) Manufacturing
7 17 (2.43%) Publishing
8 16 (2.29%) Marketing
9 15 (2.14%) Retail Banking
9 15 (2.14%) Legal
10 14 (2.00%) Investment Banking
11 13 (1.86%) German Language
12 11 (1.57%) General Ledger
12 11 (1.57%) Back Office
13 7 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.86%) Games
14 6 (0.86%) Automotive
14 6 (0.86%) Front Office
14 6 (0.86%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 433 (61.86%) Analyst
2 338 (48.29%) Business Analyst
3 114 (16.29%) Consultant
4 62 (8.86%) Senior Business Analyst
4 62 (8.86%) Senior Analyst
5 50 (7.14%) Architect
6 41 (5.86%) SAP Consultant
7 38 (5.43%) Project Manager
8 33 (4.71%) Siebel Analyst
9 32 (4.57%) Functional Consultant
10 31 (4.43%) Functional Analyst
11 29 (4.14%) Siebel Business Analyst
12 26 (3.71%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (3.00%) Data Analyst
14 19 (2.71%) Agile Business Analyst
15 17 (2.43%) MI Analyst
16 15 (2.14%) Banking Business Analyst
16 15 (2.14%) Systems Analyst
17 14 (2.00%) Oracle Consultant
18 13 (1.86%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.14%) XML
2 11 (1.57%) Middleware
3 7 (1.00%) HTML
4 6 (0.86%) CSS
4 6 (0.86%) .NET
5 5 (0.71%) JSON
5 5 (0.71%) Mason
6 3 (0.43%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.43%) J2EE
6 3 (0.43%) EDI
6 3 (0.43%) jQuery
6 3 (0.43%) REST
6 3 (0.43%) HATEOAS
7 2 (0.29%) MCollective
7 2 (0.29%) Android SDK
7 2 (0.29%) HTML5
7 2 (0.29%) OAuth
7 2 (0.29%) OpenID
7 2 (0.29%) Flash
7 2 (0.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.86%) Management Information System
2 27 (3.86%) FMCG
3 11 (1.57%) SWIFT
4 10 (1.43%) PMI
5 9 (1.29%) Derivative
5 9 (1.29%) NHS
6 8 (1.14%) Data Conversion
7 6 (0.86%) Computer Science
7 6 (0.86%) Equities
7 6 (0.86%) APACS
7 6 (0.86%) Economics
8 5 (0.71%) Open Source
8 5 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (0.71%) Machine to Machine
9 4 (0.57%) Video on Demand
9 4 (0.57%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.57%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.57%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (0.43%) Statistics
10 3 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.29%) Windows
2 12 (1.71%) Linux
3 10 (1.43%) UNIX
4 4 (0.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.57%) Windows XP
4 4 (0.57%) Solaris
5 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.43%) Android
5 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.29%) CentOS
6 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.29%) VMS
6 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (24.43%) Business Analysis
2 96 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 90 (12.86%) Project Management
4 87 (12.43%) Change Management
5 86 (12.29%) Migration
6 82 (11.71%) CRM
7 71 (10.14%) Validation
8 60 (8.57%) UML
9 58 (8.29%) Requirements Analysis
10 53 (7.57%) Use Case
10 53 (7.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 48 (6.86%) Data Modelling
12 45 (6.43%) ERP
13 39 (5.57%) BPR
14 38 (5.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 37 (5.29%) Data Migration
16 35 (5.00%) Business Transformation
17 29 (4.14%) ITIL
17 29 (4.14%) PRINCE2
17 29 (4.14%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 37 (5.29%) SQL
2 15 (2.14%) C
3 13 (1.86%) Java
4 9 (1.29%) PL/SQL
5 6 (0.86%) Perl
6 4 (0.57%) ABAP
6 4 (0.57%) VB
6 4 (0.57%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.43%) VBA
7 3 (0.43%) Python
7 3 (0.43%) Tcl
7 3 (0.43%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.43%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.29%) PHP
8 2 (0.29%) Ruby
9 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 57 (8.14%) Degree
2 31 (4.43%) ISEB
3 28 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 19 (2.71%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.14%) PMI Certification
6 12 (1.71%) PMP
7 9 (1.29%) CISSP
8 8 (1.14%) CIMA
9 7 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.86%) ACCA
10 6 (0.86%) CISA
11 5 (0.71%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.57%) CISM
12 4 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.43%) ISSAP
13 3 (0.43%) MCTS
13 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.43%) MBA
14 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.57%) Solvency II
2 20 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 17 (2.43%) Basel II
3 17 (2.43%) SLA
3 17 (2.43%) Basel III
4 12 (1.71%) QA
5 10 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.29%) FATCA
7 8 (1.14%) COREP
8 7 (1.00%) FINREP
9 5 (0.71%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.29%) EMIR
11 2 (0.29%) BS7799
11 2 (0.29%) COBIT
12 1 (0.14%) HL7
12 1 (0.14%) MiFID
12 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.14%) GAAP
System Software
1 7 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (0.71%) Puppet
1 5 (0.71%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.29%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.29%) OpenView
4 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 95 (13.57%) SAP
2 71 (10.14%) Oracle
3 56 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 53 (7.57%) Siebel
5 43 (6.14%) PeopleSoft
6 17 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.71%) IBM
8 11 (1.57%) JDA
9 7 (1.00%) Business Objects
9 7 (1.00%) Citrix
9 7 (1.00%) HP
9 7 (1.00%) Pegasus
10 6 (0.86%) Cisco
10 6 (0.86%) Cognos
11 5 (0.71%) Adobe
11 5 (0.71%) Sun
11 5 (0.71%) Open Text
11 5 (0.71%) VMware
12 4 (0.57%) RedPrairie
12 4 (0.57%) Primavera
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £680 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Salt
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surbiton
Arnold Ash
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago