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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 300 258 268
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +10
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 341 360 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.73% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.95% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 243 224
Average daily rate
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£465 £450 £436
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.19 £63.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.64% -56.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £17.75 £41.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £36.64 £84.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.74 £39.00 £63.00
% change year-on-year
+55.74% -38.09%
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
40242 37742 35090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.92% 76.45% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26610 23738 21765
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 1093 1019
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -27.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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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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 -23 150 £520 +4.00% 27
South East -18 58 £343 -11.03% 8
South West -9 29 £516 +3.25% 1
North West -10 25 £406 +12.06% 16
North East -7 20 £440 +17.33% 1
East of England -7 19 £450 -1.36% 4
East Midlands +2 18 £350 -9.67% 2
West Midlands -2 10 £400 +40.96% 5
Yorkshire -45 10 £360 +10.76% 6
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 232 (32.58%) Finance
2 181 (25.42%) Business Analysis
3 144 (20.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 130 (18.26%) Banking
5 128 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (10.81%) Project Management
6 77 (10.81%) Data Modelling
6 77 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
7 71 (9.97%) CRM
7 71 (9.97%) Oracle
8 70 (9.83%) SQL
8 70 (9.83%) Change Management
8 70 (9.83%) Migration
9 67 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 65 (9.13%) Retail
11 64 (8.99%) Microsoft
12 61 (8.57%) Waterfall
13 59 (8.29%) Requirements Analysis
13 59 (8.29%) MS Excel
14 58 (8.15%) Use Case
15 54 (7.58%) MS Visio
16 52 (7.30%) SAP
17 51 (7.16%) UML
17 51 (7.16%) Business Transformation
18 50 (7.02%) Data Analysis
19 48 (6.74%) Investment Banking
20 46 (6.46%) ITIL
21 44 (6.18%) Management Information System
22 41 (5.76%) SharePoint
23 40 (5.62%) Data Management

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 41 (5.76%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (1.12%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.98%) IIS
6 6 (0.84%) Lync
7 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.56%) CMS
7 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.42%) Apache
8 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.42%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (0.42%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.28%) WordPress
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 59 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 54 (7.58%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.97%) MS Office
4 13 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (3.23%) Oracle TCA
3 15 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (1.54%) SAP FI
6 9 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.98%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.98%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.70%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.70%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.42%) Maximo
10 3 (0.42%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.42%) Optimost
10 3 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
10 3 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.28%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.12%) SaaS
2 8 (1.12%) Office 365
3 6 (0.84%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.42%) Force.com
4 3 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.42%) PaaS
5 2 (0.28%) Taleo
6 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.39%) Internet
2 11 (1.54%) Firewall
3 7 (0.98%) Network Security
4 4 (0.56%) DNS
4 4 (0.56%) SNMP
5 3 (0.42%) WAN
5 3 (0.42%) SSL
6 2 (0.28%) IPv4
6 2 (0.28%) LAN
6 2 (0.28%) VoIP
6 2 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.28%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.28%) Telepresence
7 1 (0.14%) ATM
7 1 (0.14%) MVNO
7 1 (0.14%) Multicast
7 1 (0.14%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.14%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (4.21%) SQL Server
3 12 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.40%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.26%) MS Access
5 9 (1.26%) Data Mining
6 8 (1.12%) QlikView
7 7 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (0.84%) Star Schema
9 5 (0.70%) DataStage
9 5 (0.70%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.70%) Big Data
10 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.42%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.42%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.42%) MySQL
11 3 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (2.39%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (1.69%) JIRA
3 5 (0.70%) Subversion
4 4 (0.56%) ERwin
4 4 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.42%) MorphX
6 2 (0.28%) PeopleTools
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.14%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.14%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.14%) Hudson
7 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
General
1 232 (32.58%) Finance
2 130 (18.26%) Banking
3 65 (9.13%) Retail
4 48 (6.74%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.23%) Legal
5 23 (3.23%) Front Office
6 22 (3.09%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.25%) Law
8 15 (2.11%) Retail Banking
8 15 (2.11%) Marketing
9 13 (1.83%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.12%) Automotive
12 7 (0.98%) Back Office
13 6 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.70%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.70%) Billing
14 5 (0.70%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.70%) Swedish Language
15 4 (0.56%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 413 (58.01%) Analyst
2 353 (49.58%) Business Analyst
3 91 (12.78%) Consultant
4 77 (10.81%) Architect
5 53 (7.44%) Senior Analyst
6 50 (7.02%) Senior Business Analyst
7 32 (4.49%) Project Manager
8 31 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
9 24 (3.37%) Oracle Consultant
10 20 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
11 19 (2.67%) Data Analyst
11 19 (2.67%) IT Business Analyst
12 17 (2.39%) Security Analyst
12 17 (2.39%) SAP Consultant
13 16 (2.25%) Developer
13 16 (2.25%) Business Systems Analyst
13 16 (2.25%) Financial Business Analyst
14 15 (2.11%) Agile Business Analyst
15 14 (1.97%) Change Analyst
15 14 (1.97%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.25%) .NET
1 16 (2.25%) Middleware
2 15 (2.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (1.83%) XML
4 9 (1.26%) J2EE
4 9 (1.26%) Web Services
5 8 (1.12%) FpML
6 6 (0.84%) Hibernate
6 6 (0.84%) Spring
6 6 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.56%) Ajax
7 4 (0.56%) SAML
7 4 (0.56%) CSS
7 4 (0.56%) HTML
7 4 (0.56%) Mason
8 3 (0.42%) JSON
8 3 (0.42%) HTML5
8 3 (0.42%) REST
8 3 (0.42%) Visualforce
8 3 (0.42%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 77 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.18%) Management Information System
3 18 (2.53%) Derivative
4 17 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (2.11%) Data Centre
6 12 (1.69%) Equities
7 10 (1.40%) Fixed Income
7 10 (1.40%) User Experience
8 9 (1.26%) Computer Science
9 7 (0.98%) Credit Risk
9 7 (0.98%) NHS
10 6 (0.84%) GIS
10 6 (0.84%) Social Media
10 6 (0.84%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.70%) FMCG
11 5 (0.70%) Clustering
11 5 (0.70%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (0.56%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.42%) Market Risk
13 3 (0.42%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 18 (2.53%) Windows
2 11 (1.54%) UNIX
3 10 (1.40%) Linux
4 8 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (0.98%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.84%) Windows 8
6 6 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.42%) Android
8 3 (0.42%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.28%) VMS
10 1 (0.14%) AIX
10 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (25.42%) Business Analysis
2 144 (20.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 128 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (10.81%) Data Modelling
4 77 (10.81%) Project Management
5 71 (9.97%) CRM
6 70 (9.83%) Change Management
6 70 (9.83%) Migration
7 67 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 61 (8.57%) Waterfall
9 59 (8.29%) Requirements Analysis
10 58 (8.15%) Use Case
11 51 (7.16%) UML
11 51 (7.16%) Business Transformation
12 50 (7.02%) Data Analysis
13 46 (6.46%) ITIL
14 40 (5.62%) Data Management
15 39 (5.48%) Target Operating Model
16 38 (5.34%) Workflow
17 37 (5.20%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 70 (9.83%) SQL
2 18 (2.53%) Java
3 13 (1.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.54%) C
4 11 (1.54%) PL/SQL
5 9 (1.26%) C#
6 8 (1.12%) ABAP
7 5 (0.70%) VBA
7 5 (0.70%) C++
7 5 (0.70%) PHP
8 4 (0.56%) X++
9 3 (0.42%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.28%) Scala
10 2 (0.28%) Ruby
10 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.14%) NATURAL
11 1 (0.14%) JCL
11 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.14%) XPath
11 1 (0.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (4.07%) Degree
2 26 (3.65%) Security Cleared
2 26 (3.65%) ISEB
3 17 (2.39%) CISSP
4 11 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.84%) CISM
5 6 (0.84%) CIMA
5 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (0.84%) PMP
5 6 (0.84%) PMI Certification
5 6 (0.84%) ACCA
6 5 (0.70%) CISA
6 5 (0.70%) MOS
6 5 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (0.70%) APMP
7 4 (0.56%) GIAC
8 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.51%) Data Quality
2 20 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (2.53%) SLA
4 16 (2.25%) Solvency II
5 15 (2.11%) QA
6 13 (1.83%) Basel II
6 13 (1.83%) Basel III
7 8 (1.12%) FATCA
7 8 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.84%) COREP
8 6 (0.84%) FINREP
9 5 (0.70%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.70%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.56%) EMIR
11 3 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.42%) COBIT
12 2 (0.28%) MiFID
12 2 (0.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (0.98%) Active Directory
1 7 (0.98%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.14%) Firmware
2 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (0.84%) SCCM
1 6 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (0.42%) Foglight
3 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.14%) Netcool
4 1 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 71 (9.97%) Oracle
2 64 (8.99%) Microsoft
3 52 (7.30%) SAP
4 14 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (1.69%) Siebel
5 12 (1.69%) IBM
6 11 (1.54%) PeopleSoft
7 9 (1.26%) VMware
8 8 (1.12%) Cognos
9 6 (0.84%) Cisco
9 6 (0.84%) Google
10 5 (0.70%) Adobe
11 4 (0.56%) Citrix
11 4 (0.56%) Informatica
11 4 (0.56%) Symantec
11 4 (0.56%) ATG
12 3 (0.42%) Fidessa
12 3 (0.42%) Omniture
12 3 (0.42%) Teradata
12 3 (0.42%) SolarWinds
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
North West England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £27 per hour + DOE
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Mason Frank
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £26 - £30 per hour + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £370.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 days ago