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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 287 264 258
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 365 356 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.74% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.00% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 228 252
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 £325 £320 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.39 £67.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.03% +114.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £67.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-77.03% +235.00%
GAP Analysis
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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
39260 35774 37216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.92% 74.53% 72.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25511 22670 22103
Average daily rate £424 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.34% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1033 1389
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -20 195 £500 +16.95% 38
South East -12 52 £425 +8.97% 10
South West -28 26 £475 +16.92% 7
East Midlands +7 22 £432 +15.06% 2
Yorkshire +5 21 £380 -15.55% 5
North West -8 14 £413 +1.53% 3
West Midlands -26 13 £400 - 9
East of England -18 11 £486 +24.67% 7
Midlands - - - -
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UK

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 214 (30.44%) Finance
2 149 (21.19%) Business Analysis
3 122 (17.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 99 (14.08%) Change Management
4 99 (14.08%) SAP
5 97 (13.80%) Banking
6 73 (10.38%) Project Management
7 65 (9.25%) Retail
8 64 (9.10%) Requirements Analysis
8 64 (9.10%) CRM
9 60 (8.53%) Migration
9 60 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
10 56 (7.97%) Microsoft
11 55 (7.82%) Validation
11 55 (7.82%) Degree
12 53 (7.54%) Use Case
13 51 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
14 50 (7.11%) UML
14 50 (7.11%) SQL
15 49 (6.97%) Management Information System
16 43 (6.12%) Siebel
16 43 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
17 42 (5.97%) MS Excel
17 42 (5.97%) Oracle
18 41 (5.83%) BPR
19 40 (5.69%) PeopleSoft
20 39 (5.55%) Business Transformation
21 38 (5.41%) MS Visio
22 37 (5.26%) Information Security
23 36 (5.12%) E-Commerce

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 26 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.85%) CMS
3 10 (1.42%) WebLogic
4 6 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.71%) Lync
5 5 (0.71%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.57%) Confluence
7 3 (0.43%) Drupal
7 3 (0.43%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.14%) Apache
8 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.14%) SAS
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 42 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 38 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 34 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.71%) MS Project
5 11 (1.56%) MS Office
6 4 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 13 (1.85%) SAP PS
2 11 (1.56%) SAP SRM
3 10 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (1.00%) SAP SD
5 7 (1.00%) SAP QM
5 7 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.57%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.57%) VisionPLUS
8 4 (0.57%) SAP WM
8 4 (0.57%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.43%) SAP APO
9 3 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.28%) Algo Collateral
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.71%) IaaS
2 4 (0.57%) SaaS
3 2 (0.28%) PaaS
3 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.28%) Force.com
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.28%) Network Security
2 12 (1.71%) LAN
2 12 (1.71%) WAN
3 11 (1.56%) Firewall
4 5 (0.71%) DMZ
4 5 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.71%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (0.57%) DNS
5 4 (0.57%) DHCP
5 4 (0.57%) ATM
6 3 (0.43%) VPN
6 3 (0.43%) Wireless
6 3 (0.43%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.28%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.28%) Internet
7 2 (0.28%) SMS
8 1 (0.14%) VoIP
8 1 (0.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
2 17 (2.42%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 8 (1.14%) MS Access
6 7 (1.00%) SAP BW
7 5 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.57%) SAP BI
8 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.57%) SAP HANA
8 4 (0.57%) Big Data
9 3 (0.43%) DB2
10 2 (0.28%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.28%) KDB
11 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.14%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.14%) Triplestore
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (0.14%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (1.28%) JIRA
2 5 (0.71%) Rational Rose
3 3 (0.43%) RequisitePro
3 3 (0.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.43%) FishEye
4 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.28%) Maven
5 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.14%) ProC
5 1 (0.14%) Toad
General
1 214 (30.44%) Finance
2 97 (13.80%) Banking
3 65 (9.25%) Retail
4 27 (3.84%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.56%) Billing
6 24 (3.41%) Front Office
7 23 (3.27%) Telecoms
8 19 (2.70%) Publishing
9 16 (2.28%) Retail Banking
10 14 (1.99%) Legal
10 14 (1.99%) Marketing
11 13 (1.85%) General Ledger
12 11 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (1.42%) Back Office
13 10 (1.42%) Manufacturing
14 7 (1.00%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.71%) Automotive
15 5 (0.71%) Law
15 5 (0.71%) German Language
16 3 (0.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 454 (64.58%) Analyst
2 331 (47.08%) Business Analyst
3 91 (12.94%) Consultant
4 55 (7.82%) Architect
5 53 (7.54%) Senior Analyst
6 52 (7.40%) Senior Business Analyst
7 34 (4.84%) SAP Consultant
7 34 (4.84%) Project Manager
8 29 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
9 27 (3.84%) Siebel Analyst
10 24 (3.41%) Functional Analyst
11 20 (2.84%) Solutions Analyst
12 19 (2.70%) Data Analyst
13 17 (2.42%) Functional Consultant
14 15 (2.13%) Security Analyst
14 15 (2.13%) SAP Analyst
15 14 (1.99%) Banking Business Analyst
16 13 (1.85%) Peoplesoft Functional Analyst
16 13 (1.85%) PeopleSoft Analyst
17 12 (1.71%) PeopleSoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.71%) XML
2 8 (1.14%) HTML
3 7 (1.00%) .NET
3 7 (1.00%) Mason
4 5 (0.71%) CSS
5 4 (0.57%) Middleware
6 3 (0.43%) FpML
7 2 (0.28%) Ajax
7 2 (0.28%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.28%) JSON
7 2 (0.28%) J2EE
7 2 (0.28%) Flash
7 2 (0.28%) EDI
7 2 (0.28%) Velocity
7 2 (0.28%) jQuery
7 2 (0.28%) HTML5
7 2 (0.28%) MCollective
8 1 (0.14%) XHTML
8 1 (0.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.97%) Management Information System
2 43 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.56%) FMCG
4 19 (2.70%) User Experience
5 11 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (1.42%) Derivative
7 9 (1.28%) Market Risk
7 9 (1.28%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.14%) Credit Risk
8 8 (1.14%) SWIFT
8 8 (1.14%) NHS
9 6 (0.85%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.71%) SecurID
11 4 (0.57%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.57%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.57%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (0.57%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 31 (4.41%) Windows
2 11 (1.56%) UNIX
3 9 (1.28%) Linux
3 9 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (1.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (0.85%) Solaris
6 5 (0.71%) Android
6 5 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.28%) VMS
8 2 (0.28%) AIX
8 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.28%) zOS
8 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.28%) CentOS
8 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (21.19%) Business Analysis
2 122 (17.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 99 (14.08%) Change Management
4 73 (10.38%) Project Management
5 64 (9.10%) CRM
5 64 (9.10%) Requirements Analysis
6 60 (8.53%) Migration
6 60 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (7.82%) Validation
8 53 (7.54%) Use Case
9 51 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 50 (7.11%) UML
11 41 (5.83%) BPR
12 39 (5.55%) Business Transformation
13 37 (5.26%) Information Security
14 36 (5.12%) E-Commerce
15 35 (4.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 34 (4.84%) ERP
16 34 (4.84%) Data Modelling
17 33 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 50 (7.11%) SQL
2 12 (1.71%) Java
3 7 (1.00%) C
4 5 (0.71%) ABAP
5 4 (0.57%) VBA
5 4 (0.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.57%) VB
6 3 (0.43%) Ruby
6 3 (0.43%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.28%) PHP
7 2 (0.28%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.28%) VBScript
7 2 (0.28%) C#
8 1 (0.14%) C++
8 1 (0.14%) Perl
8 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (7.82%) Degree
2 28 (3.98%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.84%) ISEB
4 22 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.13%) CISSP
6 8 (1.14%) CISM
6 8 (1.14%) CIMA
7 7 (1.00%) ACCA
8 6 (0.85%) CISA
9 4 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.43%) CCNA
10 3 (0.43%) ISSAP
10 3 (0.43%) MCTS
10 3 (0.43%) MBA
10 3 (0.43%) IIBA
10 3 (0.43%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.28%) CBAP
11 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.41%) Solvency II
2 20 (2.84%) Basel III
3 18 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (2.28%) Basel II
5 15 (2.13%) QA
6 14 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (1.56%) FATCA
8 10 (1.42%) SLA
9 8 (1.14%) COREP
10 7 (1.00%) FINREP
11 6 (0.85%) PCI DSS
12 5 (0.71%) EMIR
12 5 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
13 4 (0.57%) P3O
14 2 (0.28%) COBIT
14 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
15 1 (0.14%) GAAP
15 1 (0.14%) MiFID
15 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 8 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.43%) XenApp
3 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.43%) 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
3 1 (0.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 99 (14.08%) SAP
2 56 (7.97%) Microsoft
3 43 (6.12%) Siebel
4 42 (5.97%) Oracle
5 40 (5.69%) PeopleSoft
6 17 (2.42%) Primavera
7 16 (2.28%) Cognos
8 15 (2.13%) IBM
9 13 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.71%) HP
11 10 (1.42%) Citrix
11 10 (1.42%) Adobe
12 9 (1.28%) Business Objects
13 8 (1.14%) VMware
14 7 (1.00%) JDA
15 6 (0.85%) Bloomberg
15 6 (0.85%) CheckPoint
16 5 (0.71%) Open Text
16 5 (0.71%) Fortinet
16 5 (0.71%) thinkFolio
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per day + Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago