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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 296 272 266
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -6
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 351 365 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.73% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.95% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 251 238
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £350 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £420
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £49.25 £15.39 £63.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.11% -75.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £15.39 £41.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.98 £15.39 £84.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £15.39 £63.00
% change year-on-year
+296.36% -75.57%
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
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -38 138 £531 +6.25% 26
South East -2 66 £365 -3.94% 11
North West +2 43 £440 +17.33% 9
North East -7 25 £440 +10.00% 1
South West -16 24 £494 -1.25% 4
East of England +9 20 £450 -2.70% 7
East Midlands -8 19 £358 -7.74%
West Midlands -4 9 £400 +8.47% 3
Yorkshire -42 7 £400 +14.28% 3
GAP Analysis
UK

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 236 (33.96%) Finance
2 187 (26.91%) Business Analysis
3 150 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (21.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 129 (18.56%) Banking
5 82 (11.80%) Project Management
6 77 (11.08%) Waterfall
7 74 (10.65%) Migration
8 71 (10.22%) Data Modelling
8 71 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
9 68 (9.78%) SQL
9 68 (9.78%) Change Management
10 67 (9.64%) Oracle
11 65 (9.35%) Use Case
11 65 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 61 (8.78%) Retail
12 61 (8.78%) CRM
13 57 (8.20%) Requirements Analysis
14 56 (8.06%) Microsoft
15 53 (7.63%) MS Excel
16 50 (7.19%) UML
16 50 (7.19%) ITIL
17 49 (7.05%) Data Analysis
18 48 (6.91%) Investment Banking
18 48 (6.91%) SAP
19 47 (6.76%) MS Visio
19 47 (6.76%) Business Transformation
20 45 (6.47%) TOGAF
21 42 (6.04%) Data Management
21 42 (6.04%) Management Information System

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.01%) IIS
6 5 (0.72%) CMS
7 4 (0.58%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.58%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.43%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.43%) Apache
9 2 (0.29%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.29%) SAS
9 2 (0.29%) Drupal
9 2 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.29%) Lync
9 2 (0.29%) WordPress
9 2 (0.29%) Confluence
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 53 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 47 (6.76%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.73%) MS Office
5 7 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (3.31%) Oracle TCA
3 15 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (1.58%) SAP FI
5 9 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (1.01%) SAP CO
7 7 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.72%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.58%) SAP SD
10 3 (0.43%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.43%) Maximo
10 3 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.43%) Eagle PACE
10 3 (0.43%) Optimost
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.15%) SaaS
2 6 (0.86%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.58%) Office 365
5 3 (0.43%) PaaS
5 3 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.43%) Force.com
6 2 (0.29%) Taleo
7 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.16%) Internet
2 11 (1.58%) Firewall
3 6 (0.86%) Network Security
4 4 (0.58%) DNS
4 4 (0.58%) SNMP
5 3 (0.43%) WAN
5 3 (0.43%) SSL
6 2 (0.29%) LAN
6 2 (0.29%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.14%) MVNO
7 1 (0.14%) Multicast
7 1 (0.14%) VPN
7 1 (0.14%) DHCP
7 1 (0.14%) HTTP
7 1 (0.14%) LDAP
7 1 (0.14%) ATM
7 1 (0.14%) IPv4
7 1 (0.14%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (4.03%) SQL Server
3 13 (1.87%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (1.44%) Data Mining
6 8 (1.15%) MS Access
6 8 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.15%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (0.72%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.72%) Big Data
7 5 (0.72%) QlikView
8 4 (0.58%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.58%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.43%) MySQL
9 3 (0.43%) WebFOCUS
10 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (4.32%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (1.73%) JIRA
3 4 (0.58%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.58%) Subversion
4 3 (0.43%) MorphX
4 3 (0.43%) ERwin
5 2 (0.29%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.14%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.14%) Hudson
6 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
General
1 236 (33.96%) Finance
2 129 (18.56%) Banking
3 61 (8.78%) Retail
4 48 (6.91%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.45%) Legal
6 23 (3.31%) Front Office
7 20 (2.88%) Telecoms
8 16 (2.30%) Retail Banking
9 15 (2.16%) Law
10 14 (2.01%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.87%) Marketing
12 9 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (1.15%) Back Office
14 7 (1.01%) Automotive
14 7 (1.01%) Billing
15 5 (0.72%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.72%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.72%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.72%) Swedish Language
15 5 (0.72%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 400 (57.55%) Analyst
2 341 (49.06%) Business Analyst
3 89 (12.81%) Consultant
4 73 (10.50%) Architect
5 54 (7.77%) Senior Analyst
6 51 (7.34%) Senior Business Analyst
7 31 (4.46%) Project Manager
7 31 (4.46%) Systems Analyst
8 23 (3.31%) Oracle Consultant
9 20 (2.88%) Data Analyst
10 19 (2.73%) Financial Business Analyst
11 18 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (2.45%) IT Business Analyst
13 16 (2.30%) Developer
14 15 (2.16%) Business Systems Analyst
14 15 (2.16%) Security Analyst
14 15 (2.16%) SAP Consultant
14 15 (2.16%) Agile Business Analyst
15 13 (1.87%) Infrastructure Architect
16 12 (1.73%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.45%) Middleware
2 16 (2.30%) .NET
3 15 (2.16%) Oracle Fusion
4 13 (1.87%) XML
5 9 (1.29%) J2EE
5 9 (1.29%) FpML
5 9 (1.29%) Web Services
6 6 (0.86%) Hibernate
6 6 (0.86%) Spring
6 6 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.58%) Ajax
7 4 (0.58%) SAML
7 4 (0.58%) CSS
7 4 (0.58%) HTML
7 4 (0.58%) Mason
8 3 (0.43%) JSON
8 3 (0.43%) HTML5
8 3 (0.43%) REST
8 3 (0.43%) Visualforce
8 3 (0.43%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.04%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.73%) Derivative
3 19 (2.73%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (1.58%) Equities
6 10 (1.44%) Fixed Income
7 9 (1.29%) GIS
7 9 (1.29%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.15%) User Experience
9 7 (1.01%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.86%) Social Media
10 6 (0.86%) SWIFT
11 5 (0.72%) FMCG
11 5 (0.72%) NHS
11 5 (0.72%) Clustering
11 5 (0.72%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (0.58%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.58%) Data Conversion
12 4 (0.58%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.87%) Windows
2 11 (1.58%) UNIX
3 9 (1.29%) Linux
4 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.43%) Android
5 3 (0.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.43%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.29%) VMS
7 1 (0.14%) AIX
7 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (26.91%) Business Analysis
2 150 (21.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 150 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (11.80%) Project Management
4 77 (11.08%) Waterfall
5 74 (10.65%) Migration
6 71 (10.22%) Data Modelling
7 68 (9.78%) Change Management
8 65 (9.35%) Use Case
8 65 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 61 (8.78%) CRM
10 57 (8.20%) Requirements Analysis
11 50 (7.19%) ITIL
11 50 (7.19%) UML
12 49 (7.05%) Data Analysis
13 47 (6.76%) Business Transformation
14 45 (6.47%) TOGAF
15 42 (6.04%) Data Management
16 39 (5.61%) PRINCE2
17 38 (5.47%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 68 (9.78%) SQL
2 18 (2.59%) Java
3 13 (1.87%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.29%) C
4 9 (1.29%) C#
4 9 (1.29%) PL/SQL
5 6 (0.86%) ABAP
6 5 (0.72%) VBA
6 5 (0.72%) PHP
7 4 (0.58%) C++
7 4 (0.58%) X++
8 3 (0.43%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.29%) Ruby
9 2 (0.29%) Scala
9 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.29%) Perl
10 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.14%) AWK
10 1 (0.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (4.17%) Degree
2 26 (3.74%) ISEB
3 25 (3.60%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.59%) CISSP
5 16 (2.30%) APMP
5 16 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (1.58%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.86%) CISA
7 6 (0.86%) CISM
7 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.86%) PMP
7 6 (0.86%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.72%) ACCA
8 5 (0.72%) CIMA
8 5 (0.72%) MOS
9 4 (0.58%) GIAC
9 4 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.74%) Data Quality
2 22 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.45%) SLA
4 15 (2.16%) QA
5 13 (1.87%) Basel III
5 13 (1.87%) Solvency II
6 12 (1.73%) Basel II
7 8 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.86%) ISO 9000
8 6 (0.86%) FATCA
9 5 (0.72%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.72%) COREP
9 5 (0.72%) FINREP
10 4 (0.58%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.58%) EMIR
11 3 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.43%) COBIT
11 3 (0.43%) MiFID
12 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.14%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.14%) Firmware
2 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.43%) Foglight
2 2 (0.29%) SCCM
2 2 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.14%) Netcool
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 67 (9.64%) Oracle
2 56 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 48 (6.91%) SAP
4 11 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.29%) IBM
6 6 (0.86%) Google
6 6 (0.86%) Siebel
7 5 (0.72%) Cisco
7 5 (0.72%) Adobe
7 5 (0.72%) Cognos
7 5 (0.72%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (0.72%) Informatica
7 5 (0.72%) VMware
8 4 (0.58%) Symantec
9 3 (0.43%) Remedy
9 3 (0.43%) Citrix
9 3 (0.43%) Fidessa
9 3 (0.43%) Teradata
9 3 (0.43%) Omniture
9 3 (0.43%) SolarWinds
Wiltshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day for 3 months
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £160.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Lancashire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
South East
Orgtel
Rate: £108000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
South East
Orgtel
Rate: £108000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Lancashire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £370.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Winchester
ABRS
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago