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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 274 263 250
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 359 340 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.70% 0.71% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.95% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 223 237
Average daily rate
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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 £350 £323 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £423 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.36% +12.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.39 £90.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.90% +111.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.19 £90.00 -
% change year-on-year
-60.89% -
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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
38289 35908 38956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.49% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24309 22565 22981
Average daily rate £413 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1022 1423
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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
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 17 September 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 +8 188 £500 +11.11% 27
South East +2 48 £388 -5.48% 9
South West -7 30 £500 +25.00% 4
East Midlands +3 23 £388 -8.82% 1
Yorkshire +11 19 £365 -18.43% 6
West Midlands -24 15 £405 -1.81% 3
North West 0 12 £444 -1.38% 5
East of England -22 11 £469 +17.18% 3
Midlands - - - -
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 210 (29.75%) Finance
2 161 (22.80%) Business Analysis
3 117 (16.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 99 (14.02%) SAP
5 89 (12.61%) Change Management
6 87 (12.32%) Banking
7 74 (10.48%) CRM
8 69 (9.77%) Migration
9 68 (9.63%) Project Management
10 67 (9.49%) Validation
11 65 (9.21%) Requirements Analysis
12 61 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
13 60 (8.50%) Retail
13 60 (8.50%) Degree
14 56 (7.93%) User Acceptance Testing
15 55 (7.79%) Microsoft
16 54 (7.65%) Oracle
17 52 (7.37%) UML
17 52 (7.37%) Use Case
18 51 (7.22%) Management Information System
19 49 (6.94%) Siebel
19 49 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
20 48 (6.80%) MS Excel
21 45 (6.37%) PeopleSoft
22 44 (6.23%) SQL
23 41 (5.81%) MS Visio
23 41 (5.81%) BPR
23 41 (5.81%) Information Security
24 39 (5.52%) ERP
25 37 (5.24%) Data Modelling

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 22 (3.12%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.42%) WebLogic
3 9 (1.27%) CMS
4 6 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.57%) Confluence
5 4 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.42%) Drupal
6 3 (0.42%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.28%) Lync
7 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.14%) SAS
8 1 (0.14%) Apache
8 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.14%) WordPress
8 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 48 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 41 (5.81%) MS Visio
3 32 (4.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.70%) MS Office
5 10 (1.42%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
1 14 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.70%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (1.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 12 (1.70%) SAP PS
3 8 (1.13%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (1.13%) SAP SD
4 7 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.85%) SAP QM
5 6 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.85%) SAP SRM
6 5 (0.71%) SAP WM
6 5 (0.71%) SAP APO
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.57%) SAP PM
8 3 (0.42%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.42%) SAP CS
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.42%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.71%) SaaS
2 4 (0.57%) IaaS
3 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.28%) Force.com
3 2 (0.28%) PaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.98%) Network Security
2 11 (1.56%) WAN
3 10 (1.42%) LAN
3 10 (1.42%) Firewall
4 5 (0.71%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (0.71%) DMZ
4 5 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.57%) DHCP
5 4 (0.57%) DNS
5 4 (0.57%) Internet
5 4 (0.57%) Wireless
6 3 (0.42%) ATM
6 3 (0.42%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.28%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.28%) VPN
7 2 (0.28%) SMS
7 2 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.14%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.14%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.54%) Oracle BI EE
2 14 (1.98%) SQL Server
3 13 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 8 (1.13%) MS Access
6 5 (0.71%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.57%) Big Data
7 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.42%) DB2
8 3 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.28%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.28%) KDB
9 2 (0.28%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.28%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.28%) QlikView
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.14%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 9 (1.27%) JIRA
2 4 (0.57%) Rational Rose
3 3 (0.42%) RequisitePro
3 3 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.42%) FishEye
4 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.28%) Maven
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.14%) Toad
5 1 (0.14%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.14%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 210 (29.75%) Finance
2 87 (12.32%) Banking
3 60 (8.50%) Retail
4 26 (3.68%) Billing
5 22 (3.12%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.83%) Publishing
7 18 (2.55%) Investment Banking
8 15 (2.12%) Marketing
9 14 (1.98%) Front Office
10 13 (1.84%) Retail Banking
11 12 (1.70%) Legal
11 12 (1.70%) General Ledger
12 11 (1.56%) Manufacturing
12 11 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (1.42%) Back Office
14 8 (1.13%) Financial Institution
14 8 (1.13%) Automotive
15 7 (0.99%) German Language
16 4 (0.57%) Games
17 3 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 468 (66.29%) Analyst
2 335 (47.45%) Business Analyst
3 95 (13.46%) Consultant
4 55 (7.79%) Senior Analyst
5 54 (7.65%) Senior Business Analyst
5 54 (7.65%) Architect
6 34 (4.82%) SAP Consultant
7 33 (4.67%) Project Manager
8 31 (4.39%) Siebel Analyst
9 28 (3.97%) Functional Analyst
10 27 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
11 24 (3.40%) Functional Consultant
12 21 (2.97%) Security Analyst
12 21 (2.97%) Solutions Analyst
13 19 (2.69%) Agile Business Analyst
14 18 (2.55%) Data Analyst
15 17 (2.41%) MI Analyst
16 16 (2.27%) Systems Analyst
17 15 (2.12%) Siebel Business Analyst
17 15 (2.12%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.70%) XML
2 8 (1.13%) HTML
2 8 (1.13%) .NET
3 6 (0.85%) Mason
4 5 (0.71%) CSS
5 4 (0.57%) Middleware
6 3 (0.42%) JSON
6 3 (0.42%) FpML
7 2 (0.28%) MCollective
7 2 (0.28%) HTML5
7 2 (0.28%) Flash
7 2 (0.28%) EDI
7 2 (0.28%) J2EE
7 2 (0.28%) Ajax
7 2 (0.28%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.28%) jQuery
7 2 (0.28%) Velocity
8 1 (0.14%) MDX
8 1 (0.14%) XHTML
8 1 (0.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.22%) Management Information System
2 49 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.68%) FMCG
4 16 (2.27%) User Experience
5 10 (1.42%) Derivative
6 9 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.13%) SWIFT
7 8 (1.13%) NHS
8 6 (0.85%) Economics
9 5 (0.71%) Market Risk
9 5 (0.71%) SecurID
10 4 (0.57%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (0.57%) Video on Demand
10 4 (0.57%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.57%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.57%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (0.57%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (3.82%) Windows
2 10 (1.42%) UNIX
3 8 (1.13%) Linux
4 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (0.85%) Solaris
6 4 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.57%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.57%) Android
7 2 (0.28%) CentOS
7 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.28%) VMS
7 2 (0.28%) zOS
7 2 (0.28%) AIX
7 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (22.80%) Business Analysis
2 117 (16.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 89 (12.61%) Change Management
4 74 (10.48%) CRM
5 69 (9.77%) Migration
6 68 (9.63%) Project Management
7 67 (9.49%) Validation
8 65 (9.21%) Requirements Analysis
9 61 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
10 56 (7.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 52 (7.37%) UML
11 52 (7.37%) Use Case
12 41 (5.81%) BPR
12 41 (5.81%) Information Security
13 39 (5.52%) ERP
14 37 (5.24%) Data Modelling
14 37 (5.24%) Business Transformation
15 34 (4.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 31 (4.39%) E-Commerce
17 29 (4.11%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (6.23%) SQL
2 10 (1.42%) Java
3 7 (0.99%) C
4 4 (0.57%) VBA
4 4 (0.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.42%) Ruby
5 3 (0.42%) ABAP
5 3 (0.42%) VB
5 3 (0.42%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.28%) C#
6 2 (0.28%) PHP
6 2 (0.28%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.14%) VBScript
7 1 (0.14%) C++
7 1 (0.14%) Perl
7 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (8.50%) Degree
2 33 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.25%) ISEB
4 24 (3.40%) SC Cleared
5 17 (2.41%) CISSP
6 9 (1.27%) CIMA
7 8 (1.13%) CISA
7 8 (1.13%) CISM
8 7 (0.99%) ACCA
8 7 (0.99%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.71%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.71%) MBA
10 4 (0.57%) PMP
11 3 (0.42%) MCTS
11 3 (0.42%) ISSAP
11 3 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.42%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.54%) Solvency II
2 19 (2.69%) Basel III
3 17 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (2.27%) Basel II
4 16 (2.27%) QA
5 15 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (1.42%) SLA
7 9 (1.27%) FATCA
8 7 (0.99%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.99%) COREP
9 6 (0.85%) FINREP
10 4 (0.57%) EMIR
11 3 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.28%) BS7799
12 2 (0.28%) COBIT
12 2 (0.28%) MiFID
13 1 (0.14%) GAAP
13 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.42%) XenApp
4 3 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.28%) Puppet
2 2 (0.28%) Nessus
2 2 (0.28%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 99 (14.02%) SAP
2 55 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 54 (7.65%) Oracle
4 49 (6.94%) Siebel
5 45 (6.37%) PeopleSoft
6 18 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (2.27%) Primavera
8 15 (2.12%) Cognos
8 15 (2.12%) IBM
9 10 (1.42%) Citrix
10 8 (1.13%) VMware
11 7 (0.99%) JDA
11 7 (0.99%) Pegasus
11 7 (0.99%) HP
12 6 (0.85%) CheckPoint
12 6 (0.85%) Business Objects
13 5 (0.71%) Fortinet
13 5 (0.71%) Actimize
13 5 (0.71%) Open Text
13 5 (0.71%) Adobe
London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
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London
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day
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City, London
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Cumbria
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cumbria
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
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London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Bristol
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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Stoke-on-Trent
360 Resourcing
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Stoke on Trent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
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