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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 269 263 245
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 371 353 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.73% 0.73% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.98% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 236 231
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£475 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.39 £63.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.57% +224.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.19 £63.00 £19.42
% change year-on-year
-56.83% +224.40%
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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
38005 35893 37964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.58% 73.75% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23987 22503 22456
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
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 1076 980 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +20 197 £500 +14.28% 33
South East +5 48 £380 +1.33% 9
South West -18 32 £500 +20.12% 3
Yorkshire +17 22 £350 -25.96% 5
East Midlands -19 19 £388 -15.30% 3
East of England -22 18 £463 +15.62% 1
West Midlands -29 15 £369 -10.60% 3
North West -1 9 £375 -16.66% 4
Midlands - - - -
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 203 (29.34%) Finance
2 158 (22.83%) Business Analysis
3 100 (14.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (12.72%) SAP
5 81 (11.71%) Change Management
6 79 (11.42%) Migration
7 75 (10.84%) Banking
8 72 (10.40%) Project Management
9 70 (10.12%) Validation
10 69 (9.97%) CRM
11 63 (9.10%) Oracle
12 59 (8.53%) Microsoft
12 59 (8.53%) Retail
13 58 (8.38%) Requirements Analysis
14 57 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
15 56 (8.09%) Use Case
16 52 (7.51%) Degree
16 52 (7.51%) Management Information System
17 51 (7.37%) MS Excel
17 51 (7.37%) UML
18 45 (6.50%) SQL
19 44 (6.36%) Data Modelling
20 43 (6.21%) MS Visio
21 40 (5.78%) Siebel
22 38 (5.49%) PeopleSoft
23 37 (5.35%) BPR
24 36 (5.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
25 35 (5.06%) Business Transformation
25 35 (5.06%) Information Security
26 32 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.45%) CMS
3 7 (1.01%) WebLogic
4 6 (0.87%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.58%) Confluence
7 3 (0.43%) Drupal
7 3 (0.43%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.29%) Documentum
8 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.29%) FileNet
9 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.14%) WordPress
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.14%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.14%) Apache
9 1 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 51 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 43 (6.21%) MS Visio
3 32 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.17%) MS Office
5 14 (2.02%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 21 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (1.73%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (1.73%) Oracle Receivables
4 10 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (1.30%) SAP PS
5 9 (1.30%) Oracle 11i
6 8 (1.16%) SAP SD
6 8 (1.16%) Oracle ASCP
6 8 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (1.01%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 6 (0.87%) SAP SRM
8 6 (0.87%) SAP QM
9 5 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.72%) SAP WM
9 5 (0.72%) SAP APO
10 4 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.87%) SaaS
2 4 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.29%) IaaS
3 2 (0.29%) PaaS
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.29%) Force.com
4 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.59%) WAN
2 10 (1.45%) LAN
3 8 (1.16%) Network Security
4 7 (1.01%) Firewall
5 6 (0.87%) Wireless
6 4 (0.58%) DNS
6 4 (0.58%) DHCP
6 4 (0.58%) HTTP
6 4 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.58%) DMZ
6 4 (0.58%) Internet
6 4 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.29%) SSL
7 2 (0.29%) LDAP
7 2 (0.29%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.29%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.29%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.29%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
2 14 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (1.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 13 (1.88%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (1.01%) MS Access
5 6 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.58%) SAP BW
6 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.43%) Big Data
7 3 (0.43%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.29%) DB2
8 2 (0.29%) QlikView
8 2 (0.29%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.29%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.29%) KDB
9 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (1.88%) JIRA
2 6 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.58%) JDeveloper
3 4 (0.58%) Rational Rose
4 3 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.43%) FishEye
5 2 (0.29%) Maven
5 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.14%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.14%) Toad
General
1 203 (29.34%) Finance
2 75 (10.84%) Banking
3 59 (8.53%) Retail
4 27 (3.90%) Billing
5 21 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.75%) Publishing
7 18 (2.60%) Manufacturing
8 15 (2.17%) Investment Banking
9 14 (2.02%) Marketing
10 12 (1.73%) Back Office
10 12 (1.73%) General Ledger
11 11 (1.59%) Legal
12 9 (1.30%) Retail Banking
13 8 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (1.01%) German Language
14 7 (1.01%) Front Office
15 6 (0.87%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.87%) Automotive
16 5 (0.72%) Games
17 3 (0.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 433 (62.57%) Analyst
2 318 (45.95%) Business Analyst
3 98 (14.16%) Consultant
4 56 (8.09%) Architect
5 54 (7.80%) Senior Business Analyst
5 54 (7.80%) Senior Analyst
6 35 (5.06%) Project Manager
7 31 (4.48%) SAP Consultant
8 29 (4.19%) Functional Analyst
9 27 (3.90%) Functional Consultant
10 26 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
11 22 (3.18%) Data Analyst
11 22 (3.18%) Siebel Analyst
12 20 (2.89%) Agile Business Analyst
13 18 (2.60%) MI Analyst
14 17 (2.46%) Systems Analyst
15 16 (2.31%) Siebel Business Analyst
15 16 (2.31%) Security Analyst
16 15 (2.17%) Banking Business Analyst
16 15 (2.17%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.02%) XML
2 8 (1.16%) HTML
2 8 (1.16%) .NET
3 7 (1.01%) Middleware
4 5 (0.72%) Mason
4 5 (0.72%) JSON
4 5 (0.72%) CSS
5 3 (0.43%) HATEOAS
5 3 (0.43%) REST
5 3 (0.43%) EDI
6 2 (0.29%) Flash
6 2 (0.29%) J2EE
6 2 (0.29%) SOAP
6 2 (0.29%) Web Services
6 2 (0.29%) Velocity
6 2 (0.29%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.29%) Ajax
6 2 (0.29%) HTML5
6 2 (0.29%) Android SDK
6 2 (0.29%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.51%) Management Information System
2 19 (2.75%) FMCG
3 10 (1.45%) Derivative
4 9 (1.30%) Data Conversion
4 9 (1.30%) NHS
5 8 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.16%) SWIFT
6 6 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (0.87%) Economics
6 6 (0.87%) Market Risk
7 5 (0.72%) Fixed Income
7 5 (0.72%) PMI
8 4 (0.58%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.58%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.58%) SecurID
8 4 (0.58%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (0.58%) Video on Demand
8 4 (0.58%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (0.58%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (3.76%) Windows
2 10 (1.45%) UNIX
3 9 (1.30%) Linux
4 6 (0.87%) Android
4 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (0.72%) Solaris
6 4 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.43%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.29%) zOS
8 2 (0.29%) VMS
8 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.29%) CentOS
8 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.14%) AIX
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (22.83%) Business Analysis
2 100 (14.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 81 (11.71%) Change Management
4 79 (11.42%) Migration
5 72 (10.40%) Project Management
6 70 (10.12%) Validation
7 69 (9.97%) CRM
8 58 (8.38%) Requirements Analysis
9 57 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 56 (8.09%) Use Case
11 51 (7.37%) UML
12 44 (6.36%) Data Modelling
13 37 (5.35%) BPR
14 36 (5.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 35 (5.06%) Business Transformation
15 35 (5.06%) Information Security
16 32 (4.62%) E-Commerce
16 32 (4.62%) ERP
17 31 (4.48%) Data Migration
18 26 (3.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (6.50%) SQL
2 12 (1.73%) Java
3 10 (1.45%) C
4 8 (1.16%) PL/SQL
5 6 (0.87%) VBA
6 4 (0.58%) VB
6 4 (0.58%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.43%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.43%) Ruby
7 3 (0.43%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.43%) ABAP
8 2 (0.29%) Perl
8 2 (0.29%) PHP
8 2 (0.29%) C#
9 1 (0.14%) R
9 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 52 (7.51%) Degree
2 31 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.34%) ISEB
4 21 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.17%) CISSP
6 9 (1.30%) CIMA
6 9 (1.30%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.01%) ACCA
8 6 (0.87%) PMP
8 6 (0.87%) CISA
8 6 (0.87%) CISM
8 6 (0.87%) MBA
9 5 (0.72%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.58%) CCNA
10 4 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.43%) MCTS
11 3 (0.43%) ISSAP
11 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.76%) Solvency II
2 20 (2.89%) Basel III
3 18 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (2.46%) Basel II
5 16 (2.31%) QA
6 12 (1.73%) SLA
6 12 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (1.30%) FATCA
8 8 (1.16%) PCI DSS
9 7 (1.01%) COREP
10 6 (0.87%) FINREP
11 4 (0.58%) EMIR
12 3 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.29%) BS7799
13 2 (0.29%) MiFID
14 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.14%) P3O
14 1 (0.14%) COBIT
14 1 (0.14%) GAAP
System Software
1 6 (0.87%) Active Directory
1 6 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.29%) XenApp
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.72%) HP UCMDB
1 5 (0.72%) Puppet
2 3 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.29%) OpenView
3 2 (0.29%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (0.29%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 88 (12.72%) SAP
2 63 (9.10%) Oracle
3 59 (8.53%) Microsoft
4 40 (5.78%) Siebel
5 38 (5.49%) PeopleSoft
6 17 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (2.02%) IBM
8 13 (1.88%) Cognos
9 12 (1.73%) Primavera
10 11 (1.59%) JDA
11 10 (1.45%) HP
12 9 (1.30%) Citrix
13 7 (1.01%) VMware
13 7 (1.01%) Pegasus
14 6 (0.87%) Cisco
15 5 (0.72%) Actimize
15 5 (0.72%) CheckPoint
15 5 (0.72%) Open Text
15 5 (0.72%) Business Objects
15 5 (0.72%) Adobe
City, London
Salt
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Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
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Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.31 - £17.46 per hour + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £360 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
South East England
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 18 days ago