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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 303 275 282
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 317 317 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.68% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.91% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 198 195
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£500 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.74% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £43.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £43.25 -
% change year-on-year
-73.41% -
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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +13 192 £525 +6.59% 46
South East -36 46 £438 +16.66% 10
South West -25 26 £500 +13.63% 3
East of England -5 16 £431 +10.57% 2
East Midlands +18 12 £400 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire -9 8 £313 -26.47% 2
North West -12 8 £275 -24.13% 1
West Midlands -23 7 £400 -
North East - 1 - - 3
GAP Analysis
UK

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 223 (33.28%) Finance
2 160 (23.88%) Business Analysis
3 130 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 112 (16.72%) Banking
5 107 (15.97%) SAP
6 87 (12.99%) Project Management
7 78 (11.64%) Change Management
8 73 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (9.40%) Retail
10 62 (9.25%) Migration
11 58 (8.66%) Validation
11 58 (8.66%) Requirements Analysis
12 55 (8.21%) Degree
13 54 (8.06%) Data Modelling
14 52 (7.76%) UML
14 52 (7.76%) Use Case
15 51 (7.61%) SQL
15 51 (7.61%) BPR
16 49 (7.31%) MS Visio
17 45 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
17 45 (6.72%) Microsoft
17 45 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
18 43 (6.42%) Business Transformation
19 42 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
20 41 (6.12%) Management Information System
21 40 (5.97%) E-Commerce
22 38 (5.67%) MS Excel
23 37 (5.52%) CRM
23 37 (5.52%) ISEB
24 34 (5.07%) Investment Banking

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (4.18%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.49%) WebLogic
3 6 (0.90%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (0.75%) Lync
4 5 (0.75%) CMS
4 5 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.30%) SAS
5 2 (0.30%) Confluence
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.15%) IIS
6 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.15%) Apache
Applications
1 49 (7.31%) MS Visio
2 38 (5.67%) MS Excel
3 31 (4.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.69%) MS Project
5 16 (2.39%) MS Office
6 7 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.30%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 18 (2.69%) SAP PS
2 10 (1.49%) SAP MM
3 8 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.19%) SAP EWM
4 7 (1.04%) SAP SRM
4 7 (1.04%) SAP PP
5 5 (0.75%) SAP APO
5 5 (0.75%) VisionPLUS
5 5 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.75%) SAP GRC
6 4 (0.60%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.60%) SAP SCM
6 4 (0.60%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.45%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.19%) SaaS
2 7 (1.04%) IaaS
3 4 (0.60%) PaaS
4 2 (0.30%) Office 365
4 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.39%) Network Security
2 10 (1.49%) LAN
2 10 (1.49%) Firewall
3 9 (1.34%) WAN
4 7 (1.04%) LDAP
5 5 (0.75%) ATM
5 5 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.75%) DMZ
5 5 (0.75%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.45%) VPN
7 3 (0.45%) DNS
7 3 (0.45%) DHCP
7 3 (0.45%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.30%) IMAP
8 2 (0.30%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.30%) SMS
8 2 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.84%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
3 10 (1.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 10 (1.49%) SAP BW
4 6 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (0.90%) MS Access
5 5 (0.75%) SAP BI
5 5 (0.75%) QlikView
5 5 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (0.75%) SAP HANA
5 5 (0.75%) Big Data
6 3 (0.45%) DB2
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.30%) KDB
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.30%) Data Mart
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (1.04%) JIRA
2 3 (0.45%) Rational Rose
2 3 (0.45%) RequisitePro
3 2 (0.30%) ERwin
4 1 (0.15%) ProC
4 1 (0.15%) Toad
4 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.15%) FishEye
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
General
1 223 (33.28%) Finance
2 112 (16.72%) Banking
3 63 (9.40%) Retail
4 34 (5.07%) Investment Banking
5 29 (4.33%) Front Office
6 16 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.39%) Retail Banking
7 13 (1.94%) Legal
8 11 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.49%) Back Office
9 10 (1.49%) Billing
9 10 (1.49%) Marketing
10 8 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.19%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.04%) Publishing
12 6 (0.90%) Law
13 5 (0.75%) Military
13 5 (0.75%) German Language
14 4 (0.60%) Advertising
15 3 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 424 (63.28%) Analyst
2 335 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 88 (13.13%) Consultant
4 54 (8.06%) Architect
5 47 (7.01%) Senior Analyst
6 46 (6.87%) Senior Business Analyst
7 42 (6.27%) Project Manager
8 40 (5.97%) SAP Consultant
9 22 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (2.99%) Data Analyst
11 18 (2.69%) SAP Analyst
12 16 (2.39%) IT Business Analyst
13 15 (2.24%) Security Consultant
14 13 (1.94%) Security Analyst
14 13 (1.94%) Functional Analyst
14 13 (1.94%) Siebel Analyst
15 12 (1.79%) Support Analyst
16 11 (1.64%) Process Analyst
16 11 (1.64%) Insurance Business Analyst
16 11 (1.64%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.79%) XML
2 7 (1.04%) Mason
3 6 (0.90%) .NET
4 4 (0.60%) HTML
4 4 (0.60%) Middleware
5 3 (0.45%) FpML
6 2 (0.30%) CSS
6 2 (0.30%) MDX
6 2 (0.30%) Velocity
7 1 (0.15%) jQuery
7 1 (0.15%) Web Services
7 1 (0.15%) HTML5
7 1 (0.15%) Ajax
7 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.15%) XHTML
7 1 (0.15%) EDI
7 1 (0.15%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 18 (2.69%) FMCG
4 16 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (1.94%) User Experience
5 13 (1.94%) Data Conversion
6 12 (1.79%) Market Risk
7 10 (1.49%) Credit Risk
8 9 (1.34%) NHS
9 7 (1.04%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.75%) SecurID
11 4 (0.60%) Derivative
11 4 (0.60%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.60%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.45%) Equities
12 3 (0.45%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.30%) SWIFT
13 2 (0.30%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.30%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (3.58%) Windows
2 11 (1.64%) UNIX
3 9 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (1.19%) Linux
5 6 (0.90%) Solaris
6 5 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.75%) Android
7 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.45%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.30%) zOS
9 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (23.88%) Business Analysis
2 130 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 87 (12.99%) Project Management
4 78 (11.64%) Change Management
5 73 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (9.25%) Migration
7 58 (8.66%) Validation
7 58 (8.66%) Requirements Analysis
8 54 (8.06%) Data Modelling
9 52 (7.76%) UML
9 52 (7.76%) Use Case
10 51 (7.61%) BPR
11 45 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
11 45 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
12 43 (6.42%) Business Transformation
13 40 (5.97%) E-Commerce
14 37 (5.52%) CRM
15 33 (4.93%) Risk Management
16 31 (4.63%) ERP
17 29 (4.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 51 (7.61%) SQL
2 9 (1.34%) Java
3 8 (1.19%) ABAP
4 6 (0.90%) VBA
5 4 (0.60%) C
6 3 (0.45%) C#
6 3 (0.45%) VB
7 2 (0.30%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.30%) C++
7 2 (0.30%) VBScript
7 2 (0.30%) Perl
8 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (8.21%) Degree
2 37 (5.52%) ISEB
3 22 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.54%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.09%) CISSP
6 10 (1.49%) CISM
7 6 (0.90%) CIMA
7 6 (0.90%) ACCA
8 5 (0.75%) CISA
9 4 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.45%) CCNA
10 3 (0.45%) MBA
10 3 (0.45%) IIBA
11 2 (0.30%) CBAP
11 2 (0.30%) MOS
11 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.30%) CCNP
12 1 (0.15%) HND
12 1 (0.15%) CCIE
12 1 (0.15%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.58%) Solvency II
2 21 (3.13%) Basel III
3 17 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (2.39%) Basel II
5 14 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (1.94%) QA
7 9 (1.34%) COREP
8 8 (1.19%) FATCA
9 7 (1.04%) PCI DSS
9 7 (1.04%) SLA
9 7 (1.04%) FINREP
10 6 (0.90%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.75%) P3O
11 5 (0.75%) EMIR
12 4 (0.60%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.60%) COBIT
13 3 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
14 2 (0.30%) MiFID
15 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.45%) XenApp
3 3 (0.45%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.30%) Nessus
1 2 (0.30%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.15%) OpenView
Vendors
1 107 (15.97%) SAP
2 45 (6.72%) Microsoft
3 33 (4.93%) Oracle
4 22 (3.28%) Primavera
5 17 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (2.24%) Cognos
7 14 (2.09%) Siebel
8 13 (1.94%) PeopleSoft
8 13 (1.94%) HP
9 10 (1.49%) Adobe
10 8 (1.19%) Business Objects
10 8 (1.19%) Citrix
11 7 (1.04%) CheckPoint
12 6 (0.90%) Bloomberg
12 6 (0.90%) VMware
12 6 (0.90%) IBM
12 6 (0.90%) Murex
13 5 (0.75%) Actimize
13 5 (0.75%) Lotus
13 5 (0.75%) Fortinet
England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Middlesex
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Search Consultancy
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Search Consultancy
Rate: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Thames Water
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Square One Resources
Rate: £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £550 per day £550 a day all-inclusive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Ipswich
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago