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 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 258 297 244
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -53
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 384 290 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.61% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.81% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 183 221
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£475 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £307 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £82.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -75.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £19.50 £91.25
% change year-on-year
+73.07% -78.63%
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
37161 35673 30835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.42% 75.44% 73.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23489 22217 18883
Average daily rate £425 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1070 1065 1029
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.88 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 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
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 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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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 +25 168 £500 +5.26% 48
South East +11 85 £390 +0.64% 11
North West +4 26 £485 +29.33% 8
South West -9 26 £494 +20.42% 9
East of England +20 25 £468 +8.40% 3
West Midlands +1 17 £440 +22.22% 7
Yorkshire -13 14 £375 -3.10% 6
East Midlands -20 14 £400 -4.36% 3
North East - 5 £575 -
Midlands - - - - 1
GAP Analysis
UK

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 232 (32.81%) Finance
2 202 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 158 (22.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 118 (16.69%) Banking
5 107 (15.13%) SAP
6 95 (13.44%) Project Management
7 84 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
8 82 (11.60%) Change Management
9 80 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
10 76 (10.75%) Migration
11 74 (10.47%) Data Modelling
12 66 (9.34%) MS Visio
13 52 (7.36%) Retail
13 52 (7.36%) Requirements Analysis
14 50 (7.07%) SQL
14 50 (7.07%) BPR
14 50 (7.07%) Business Transformation
15 49 (6.93%) MS Excel
16 48 (6.79%) Microsoft
16 48 (6.79%) Data Analysis
16 48 (6.79%) Investment Banking
17 47 (6.65%) CRM
18 46 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
18 46 (6.51%) Degree
19 45 (6.36%) Workflow
19 45 (6.36%) ITIL
20 43 (6.08%) Validation
21 42 (5.94%) Risk Management
21 42 (5.94%) Management Information System
21 42 (5.94%) UML

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 23 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (0.99%) Lync
3 6 (0.85%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (0.71%) IIS
5 4 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.57%) CMS
5 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.42%) SAS
7 1 (0.14%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.14%) FileNet
7 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 66 (9.34%) MS Visio
2 49 (6.93%) MS Excel
3 23 (3.25%) MS Office
4 20 (2.83%) MS Project
4 20 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.28%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (1.98%) SAP EWM
2 11 (1.56%) SAP FI
2 11 (1.56%) SAP MM
2 11 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 11 (1.56%) SAP CO
2 11 (1.56%) SAP SCM
3 10 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (1.27%) SAP PP
5 6 (0.85%) SAP PS
5 6 (0.85%) SAP SRM
5 6 (0.85%) VisionPLUS
5 6 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.71%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.71%) Oracle TCA
6 5 (0.71%) Eagle PACE
6 5 (0.71%) SAP GRC
6 5 (0.71%) SAP WM
6 5 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.57%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.99%) SaaS
2 6 (0.85%) Office 365
3 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.42%) IaaS
5 2 (0.28%) PaaS
5 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.27%) Firewall
2 6 (0.85%) Network Security
2 6 (0.85%) LDAP
2 6 (0.85%) ATM
2 6 (0.85%) Internet
3 5 (0.71%) Intranet
4 3 (0.42%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.42%) LAN
5 2 (0.28%) VoIP
5 2 (0.28%) WAN
5 2 (0.28%) VPN
5 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.28%) IMAP
5 2 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.28%) IPsec
5 2 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.14%) Wireless
6 1 (0.14%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (2.83%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.56%) QlikView
4 9 (1.27%) SAP BW
5 8 (1.13%) Star Schema
5 8 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.71%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.57%) DataStage
8 4 (0.57%) SAP BI
8 4 (0.57%) SAP HANA
8 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.42%) MS Access
10 2 (0.28%) Essbase
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.70%) JIRA
2 4 (0.57%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.42%) ERwin
4 2 (0.28%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.14%) Toad
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.14%) ProC
5 1 (0.14%) Subversion
5 1 (0.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
General
1 232 (32.81%) Finance
2 118 (16.69%) Banking
3 52 (7.36%) Retail
4 48 (6.79%) Investment Banking
5 27 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 27 (3.82%) Front Office
6 18 (2.55%) Legal
7 16 (2.26%) Law
7 16 (2.26%) Retail Banking
8 12 (1.70%) Marketing
8 12 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.56%) Advertising
10 9 (1.27%) Billing
11 8 (1.13%) Back Office
12 6 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.71%) Military
14 4 (0.57%) Automotive
14 4 (0.57%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 438 (61.95%) Analyst
2 376 (53.18%) Business Analyst
3 109 (15.42%) Consultant
4 51 (7.21%) SAP Consultant
5 48 (6.79%) Architect
6 46 (6.51%) Senior Business Analyst
6 46 (6.51%) Senior Analyst
7 39 (5.52%) Project Manager
8 34 (4.81%) Data Analyst
9 24 (3.39%) Functional Analyst
10 20 (2.83%) IT Business Analyst
11 17 (2.40%) SAP Analyst
12 16 (2.26%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
12 16 (2.26%) Change Analyst
12 16 (2.26%) Systems Analyst
12 16 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (2.12%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 14 (1.98%) Technical Business Analyst
14 14 (1.98%) Technical Analyst
14 14 (1.98%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.41%) .NET
2 9 (1.27%) XML
3 6 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (0.71%) Web Services
5 4 (0.57%) Mason
5 4 (0.57%) Middleware
6 3 (0.42%) FpML
6 3 (0.42%) JMS
7 2 (0.28%) JDBC
7 2 (0.28%) MDX
8 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.14%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.14%) JMX
8 1 (0.14%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.14%) Spring
8 1 (0.14%) Ajax
8 1 (0.14%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.14%) JSP
8 1 (0.14%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.94%) Management Information System
3 21 (2.97%) NHS
4 16 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (2.12%) Data Conversion
6 11 (1.56%) Derivative
7 10 (1.41%) Equities
7 10 (1.41%) FMCG
7 10 (1.41%) User Experience
8 9 (1.27%) Credit Risk
9 7 (0.99%) Market Risk
10 6 (0.85%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.85%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.85%) iPad
11 5 (0.71%) Data Extraction
11 5 (0.71%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.42%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.42%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.42%) Performance Metrics
13 2 (0.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (2.26%) Windows
2 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (0.99%) Windows 7
2 7 (0.99%) UNIX
2 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (0.85%) Linux
4 4 (0.57%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 158 (22.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 95 (13.44%) Project Management
4 82 (11.60%) Change Management
5 80 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (10.75%) Migration
7 74 (10.47%) Data Modelling
8 52 (7.36%) Requirements Analysis
9 50 (7.07%) BPR
9 50 (7.07%) Business Transformation
10 48 (6.79%) Data Analysis
11 47 (6.65%) CRM
12 46 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
13 45 (6.36%) ITIL
13 45 (6.36%) Workflow
14 43 (6.08%) Validation
15 42 (5.94%) Risk Management
15 42 (5.94%) UML
16 41 (5.80%) Use Case
17 39 (5.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (7.07%) SQL
2 17 (2.40%) Java
3 15 (2.12%) ABAP
4 10 (1.41%) C
5 7 (0.99%) C++
6 5 (0.71%) VBA
7 4 (0.57%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.57%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.42%) VB
9 1 (0.14%) VBScript
9 1 (0.14%) C#
9 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.14%) Perl
9 1 (0.14%) Python
9 1 (0.14%) REXX
9 1 (0.14%) NATURAL
9 1 (0.14%) JCL
9 1 (0.14%) XPath
9 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.14%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 46 (6.51%) Degree
2 39 (5.52%) ISEB
3 15 (2.12%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.85%) MOS
7 5 (0.71%) ACCA
7 5 (0.71%) CIMA
7 5 (0.71%) CISSP
8 3 (0.42%) CISA
8 3 (0.42%) CISM
9 2 (0.28%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.14%) HND
10 1 (0.14%) CCIE
10 1 (0.14%) CCNP
10 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.14%) GIAC
10 1 (0.14%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.10%) Solvency II
2 21 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.40%) Basel III
4 16 (2.26%) Data Quality
4 16 (2.26%) Basel II
5 12 (1.70%) QA
6 10 (1.41%) SLA
7 9 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (1.13%) FATCA
9 7 (0.99%) COREP
10 6 (0.85%) FINREP
10 6 (0.85%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.57%) P3O
11 4 (0.57%) EMIR
11 4 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.42%) GMP
12 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.42%) MiFID
13 2 (0.28%) GxP
13 2 (0.28%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.57%) SCCM
1 4 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.14%) OpenView
3 1 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 107 (15.13%) SAP
2 48 (6.79%) Microsoft
3 41 (5.80%) Oracle
4 24 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (2.55%) Siebel
6 14 (1.98%) PeopleSoft
7 8 (1.13%) Cognos
8 7 (0.99%) Adobe
8 7 (0.99%) HP
9 6 (0.85%) Business Objects
9 6 (0.85%) IBM
9 6 (0.85%) Primavera
10 5 (0.71%) ATG
10 5 (0.71%) Vermilion
10 5 (0.71%) VMware
11 4 (0.57%) Informatica
11 4 (0.57%) Lotus
11 4 (0.57%) Remedy
11 4 (0.57%) Murex
12 3 (0.42%) Charles River
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Via Resource
Rate: From £475 to £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £501 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Riding
Hudson IT
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £387 - £436 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £250 - 280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £340 - £342 per day
Posted: 6 days ago