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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 273 284 275
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 339 282 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.73% 0.64% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.86% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 185 176
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£475 £430 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £34.88 £82.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.02% -57.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £20.00 £82.50
% change year-on-year
-42.50% -75.75%
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
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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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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 +32 188 £500 - 57
South East -6 51 £413 +22.22% 9
South West -12 31 £500 +11.11% 4
East of England +14 23 £468 +19.87% 2
East Midlands +20 15 £400 -5.60% 2
West Midlands -6 9 £326 -18.43% 5
Yorkshire -8 9 £313 -21.87% 2
North West -12 8 £313 -35.23% 4
North East - 2 £400 -
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 231 (33.33%) Finance
2 179 (25.83%) Business Analysis
3 151 (21.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 115 (16.59%) SAP
5 113 (16.31%) Banking
6 84 (12.12%) Project Management
7 82 (11.83%) Change Management
8 73 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
9 65 (9.38%) Migration
10 59 (8.51%) Data Modelling
10 59 (8.51%) Retail
11 57 (8.23%) Degree
11 57 (8.23%) MS Visio
12 55 (7.94%) SQL
13 51 (7.36%) BPR
13 51 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
14 49 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
15 48 (6.93%) Validation
15 48 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
16 44 (6.35%) CRM
17 43 (6.20%) Data Analysis
17 43 (6.20%) Investment Banking
17 43 (6.20%) Business Transformation
18 42 (6.06%) MS Excel
18 42 (6.06%) UML
19 41 (5.92%) Management Information System
19 41 (5.92%) Microsoft
20 40 (5.77%) Use Case
21 39 (5.63%) ISEB

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 27 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.59%) WebLogic
3 6 (0.87%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (0.72%) Lync
5 4 (0.58%) CMS
5 4 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.29%) Confluence
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.14%) FileNet
7 1 (0.14%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.14%) IIS
7 1 (0.14%) SAS
7 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 57 (8.23%) MS Visio
2 42 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 24 (3.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (2.89%) MS Office
5 17 (2.45%) MS Project
6 8 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.29%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (2.45%) SAP PS
2 13 (1.88%) SAP EWM
3 12 (1.73%) SAP MM
4 10 (1.44%) SAP SCM
5 9 (1.30%) SAP PP
6 8 (1.15%) VisionPLUS
7 6 (0.87%) SAP SRM
7 6 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.72%) SAP GRC
9 4 (0.58%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.58%) SAP PP-PI
9 4 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.58%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.58%) SAP WM
9 4 (0.58%) SAP MII
10 3 (0.43%) Algo Collateral
10 3 (0.43%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.43%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.01%) SaaS
2 5 (0.72%) IaaS
3 4 (0.58%) PaaS
4 2 (0.29%) Office 365
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.31%) Network Security
2 8 (1.15%) ATM
2 8 (1.15%) Firewall
3 7 (1.01%) LDAP
4 6 (0.87%) LAN
5 5 (0.72%) WAN
5 5 (0.72%) Intranet
6 4 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.58%) DMZ
6 4 (0.58%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.43%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.43%) VPN
8 2 (0.29%) IMAP
8 2 (0.29%) SMS
8 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.14%) IPsec
9 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.14%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.73%) SAP BW
4 11 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
5 10 (1.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 7 (1.01%) SAP HANA
6 7 (1.01%) SAP BI
6 7 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (0.87%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (0.72%) MS Access
8 5 (0.72%) QlikView
9 4 (0.58%) Big Data
10 3 (0.43%) DB2
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.29%) KDB
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.29%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (1.15%) JIRA
2 3 (0.43%) RequisitePro
3 2 (0.29%) ERwin
3 2 (0.29%) Toad
4 1 (0.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.14%) FishEye
4 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.14%) ProC
4 1 (0.14%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 231 (33.33%) Finance
2 113 (16.31%) Banking
3 59 (8.51%) Retail
4 43 (6.20%) Investment Banking
5 33 (4.76%) Front Office
6 21 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.16%) Legal
7 15 (2.16%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.59%) Advertising
8 11 (1.59%) Law
8 11 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.30%) Back Office
9 9 (1.30%) Billing
10 8 (1.15%) Marketing
11 7 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.72%) Military
12 5 (0.72%) Publishing
13 3 (0.43%) Automotive
13 3 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 455 (65.66%) Analyst
2 360 (51.95%) Business Analyst
3 100 (14.43%) Consultant
4 49 (7.07%) SAP Consultant
5 45 (6.49%) Architect
6 42 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
7 41 (5.92%) Senior Business Analyst
8 40 (5.77%) Project Manager
9 35 (5.05%) Data Analyst
10 20 (2.89%) SAP Analyst
11 19 (2.74%) Siebel Analyst
11 19 (2.74%) IT Business Analyst
12 18 (2.60%) Functional Analyst
13 17 (2.45%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (2.31%) Systems Analyst
15 14 (2.02%) Security Analyst
15 14 (2.02%) Security Consultant
16 13 (1.88%) Lead Business Analyst
17 12 (1.73%) Technical Analyst
17 12 (1.73%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.59%) XML
2 6 (0.87%) .NET
2 6 (0.87%) Mason
3 5 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (0.58%) FpML
5 3 (0.43%) Middleware
6 2 (0.29%) Velocity
6 2 (0.29%) MDX
6 2 (0.29%) EDI
6 2 (0.29%) HTML
7 1 (0.14%) XBRL
7 1 (0.14%) CSS
7 1 (0.14%) JDBC
7 1 (0.14%) Web Services
7 1 (0.14%) JMS
7 1 (0.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.92%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.74%) FMCG
4 18 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (2.60%) NHS
5 16 (2.31%) Data Conversion
6 13 (1.88%) User Experience
6 13 (1.88%) Market Risk
7 11 (1.59%) Credit Risk
8 7 (1.01%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.72%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.58%) Derivative
10 4 (0.58%) Online Banking
10 4 (0.58%) SecurID
10 4 (0.58%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.58%) Equities
10 4 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.43%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (2.89%) Windows
2 9 (1.30%) UNIX
3 8 (1.15%) Linux
4 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.72%) Android
6 5 (0.72%) Solaris
7 4 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.29%) zOS
9 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (25.83%) Business Analysis
2 151 (21.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 84 (12.12%) Project Management
4 82 (11.83%) Change Management
5 73 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 65 (9.38%) Migration
7 59 (8.51%) Data Modelling
8 51 (7.36%) BPR
9 49 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 48 (6.93%) Validation
10 48 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
11 44 (6.35%) CRM
12 43 (6.20%) Data Analysis
12 43 (6.20%) Business Transformation
13 42 (6.06%) UML
14 40 (5.77%) Use Case
15 38 (5.48%) E-Commerce
15 38 (5.48%) Risk Management
16 36 (5.19%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 55 (7.94%) SQL
2 16 (2.31%) ABAP
3 12 (1.73%) Java
4 8 (1.15%) VBA
5 5 (0.72%) C
5 5 (0.72%) C++
6 4 (0.58%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.58%) VB
7 3 (0.43%) C#
8 2 (0.29%) VBScript
8 2 (0.29%) Perl
8 2 (0.29%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.29%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.14%) Python
9 1 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (8.23%) Degree
2 39 (5.63%) ISEB
3 21 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.31%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.88%) CISSP
6 9 (1.30%) CISM
7 6 (0.87%) CIMA
7 6 (0.87%) ACCA
8 5 (0.72%) CISA
8 5 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.72%) MOS
9 3 (0.43%) MBA
9 3 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.29%) CCNA
10 2 (0.29%) IIBA
10 2 (0.29%) CBAP
11 1 (0.14%) SSCP
11 1 (0.14%) CCIE
11 1 (0.14%) CCNP
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.90%) Solvency II
2 20 (2.89%) Basel III
2 20 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.45%) QA
4 15 (2.16%) Basel II
5 12 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (1.59%) Data Quality
7 8 (1.15%) COREP
8 7 (1.01%) FINREP
8 7 (1.01%) FATCA
8 7 (1.01%) SLA
9 6 (0.87%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.87%) EMIR
10 4 (0.58%) MiFID
10 4 (0.58%) COBIT
10 4 (0.58%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.58%) P3O
11 3 (0.43%) GMP
12 2 (0.29%) GxP
System Software
1 8 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.43%) XenApp
3 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (0.29%) Nessus
2 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 115 (16.59%) SAP
2 41 (5.92%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.90%) Oracle
4 21 (3.03%) Siebel
5 20 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (2.60%) Primavera
7 16 (2.31%) PeopleSoft
8 14 (2.02%) Cognos
9 11 (1.59%) HP
10 9 (1.30%) Business Objects
11 7 (1.01%) Adobe
12 6 (0.87%) Murex
12 6 (0.87%) Bloomberg
13 5 (0.72%) IBM
13 5 (0.72%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.72%) Citrix
13 5 (0.72%) Actimize
14 4 (0.58%) Fortinet
14 4 (0.58%) Informatica
14 4 (0.58%) Lotus
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