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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 302 274 254
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -20
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 326 328 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.69% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.93% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 206 247
Average daily rate
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£490 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £326 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £43.25 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +116.25%
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
38505 35326 33855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.82% 74.29% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25341 22368 20128
Average daily rate £425 £401 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1047 1319
Average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.79 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 November 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 November 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 -19 183 £525 +16.66% 29
South East -13 45 £425 +8.97% 5
South West -26 28 £488 +14.70% 5
East Midlands +14 19 £476 +11.88% 2
West Midlands -23 13 £400 - 1
North West 0 12 £413 +13.79% 6
Yorkshire -6 11 £380 -15.55% 2
East of England -14 11 £448 +14.74% 5
North East -32 3 - -
GAP Analysis
UK

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 227 (32.47%) Finance
2 154 (22.03%) Business Analysis
3 132 (18.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 116 (16.60%) Banking
5 111 (15.88%) SAP
6 88 (12.59%) Change Management
7 77 (11.02%) Project Management
8 65 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
9 64 (9.16%) Requirements Analysis
10 62 (8.87%) Retail
10 62 (8.87%) Migration
11 53 (7.58%) SQL
11 53 (7.58%) Degree
12 52 (7.44%) Use Case
12 52 (7.44%) UML
12 52 (7.44%) CRM
13 51 (7.30%) Data Modelling
13 51 (7.30%) Microsoft
13 51 (7.30%) Validation
14 50 (7.15%) Management Information System
15 48 (6.87%) MS Visio
15 48 (6.87%) User Acceptance Testing
16 46 (6.58%) BPR
17 42 (6.01%) Business Transformation
18 41 (5.87%) MS Excel
19 40 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
20 38 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
20 38 (5.44%) MS PowerPoint
21 36 (5.15%) Oracle
22 35 (5.01%) E-Commerce

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 30 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.43%) WebLogic
3 8 (1.14%) CMS
4 6 (0.86%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (0.72%) Lync
5 5 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.57%) Confluence
7 2 (0.29%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.14%) Apache
8 1 (0.14%) IIS
8 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.14%) WordPress
8 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.14%) SAS
8 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 48 (6.87%) MS Visio
2 41 (5.87%) MS Excel
3 38 (5.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (2.43%) MS Project
5 13 (1.86%) MS Office
6 7 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 17 (2.43%) SAP PS
2 12 (1.72%) SAP SRM
3 8 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.00%) SAP QM
5 6 (0.86%) SAP MM
6 5 (0.72%) SAP SD
6 5 (0.72%) VisionPLUS
6 5 (0.72%) SAP EWM
6 5 (0.72%) SAP GRC
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.57%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.57%) SAP WM
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.43%) SAP APO
8 3 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.43%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.00%) SaaS
1 7 (1.00%) IaaS
2 4 (0.57%) PaaS
3 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.29%) Force.com
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.43%) Network Security
2 12 (1.72%) LAN
2 12 (1.72%) WAN
3 11 (1.57%) Firewall
4 6 (0.86%) LDAP
5 5 (0.72%) ATM
5 5 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.72%) DMZ
5 5 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (0.57%) DNS
6 4 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.57%) DHCP
7 3 (0.43%) VPN
7 3 (0.43%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.29%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.29%) SMS
8 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.14%) Wireless
9 1 (0.14%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.72%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 9 (1.29%) SAP BW
6 8 (1.14%) MS Access
7 5 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.57%) 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%) QlikView
9 3 (0.43%) Data Mart
9 3 (0.43%) DB2
10 2 (0.29%) KDB
11 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.43%) JIRA
2 4 (0.57%) Rational Rose
3 3 (0.43%) RequisitePro
3 3 (0.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.43%) FishEye
4 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.29%) Maven
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.14%) ProC
5 1 (0.14%) Toad
General
1 227 (32.47%) Finance
2 116 (16.60%) Banking
3 62 (8.87%) Retail
4 31 (4.43%) Investment Banking
5 27 (3.86%) Front Office
6 24 (3.43%) Billing
7 20 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 16 (2.29%) Publishing
8 16 (2.29%) Retail Banking
9 14 (2.00%) Legal
10 13 (1.86%) General Ledger
11 11 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (1.57%) Marketing
12 10 (1.43%) Financial Institution
12 10 (1.43%) Back Office
13 9 (1.29%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.86%) German Language
15 5 (0.72%) Automotive
15 5 (0.72%) Law
15 5 (0.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 440 (62.95%) Analyst
2 330 (47.21%) Business Analyst
3 96 (13.73%) Consultant
4 60 (8.58%) Architect
5 49 (7.01%) Senior Analyst
6 48 (6.87%) Senior Business Analyst
7 42 (6.01%) SAP Consultant
8 40 (5.72%) Project Manager
9 31 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
10 23 (3.29%) Data Analyst
11 20 (2.86%) Functional Analyst
11 20 (2.86%) Solutions Analyst
12 17 (2.43%) Siebel Analyst
13 16 (2.29%) SAP Analyst
13 16 (2.29%) Security Consultant
14 14 (2.00%) Functional Consultant
15 13 (1.86%) PeopleSoft Analyst
15 13 (1.86%) Peoplesoft Functional Analyst
16 12 (1.72%) PeopleSoft Consultant
16 12 (1.72%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.57%) XML
2 8 (1.14%) Mason
3 7 (1.00%) .NET
4 6 (0.86%) HTML
5 5 (0.72%) Middleware
6 4 (0.57%) CSS
7 3 (0.43%) FpML
8 2 (0.29%) Flash
8 2 (0.29%) MCollective
8 2 (0.29%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.29%) Velocity
9 1 (0.14%) jQuery
9 1 (0.14%) MDX
9 1 (0.14%) HTML5
9 1 (0.14%) XHTML
9 1 (0.14%) EDI
9 1 (0.14%) Ajax
9 1 (0.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.15%) Management Information System
2 40 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.72%) FMCG
4 16 (2.29%) User Experience
5 14 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (1.43%) Credit Risk
6 10 (1.43%) Market Risk
7 9 (1.29%) Derivative
8 8 (1.14%) NHS
9 7 (1.00%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.00%) Data Conversion
9 7 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.00%) SWIFT
10 5 (0.72%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.72%) SecurID
11 4 (0.57%) Equities
11 4 (0.57%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.57%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.43%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 31 (4.43%) Windows
2 13 (1.86%) UNIX
3 10 (1.43%) Linux
3 10 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.86%) Solaris
7 5 (0.72%) Android
7 5 (0.72%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.29%) VMS
9 2 (0.29%) AIX
9 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.29%) zOS
9 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.29%) CentOS
9 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (22.03%) Business Analysis
2 132 (18.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 88 (12.59%) Change Management
4 77 (11.02%) Project Management
5 65 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (9.16%) Requirements Analysis
7 62 (8.87%) Migration
8 52 (7.44%) UML
8 52 (7.44%) CRM
8 52 (7.44%) Use Case
9 51 (7.30%) Data Modelling
9 51 (7.30%) Validation
10 48 (6.87%) User Acceptance Testing
11 46 (6.58%) BPR
12 42 (6.01%) Business Transformation
13 38 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
14 35 (5.01%) E-Commerce
15 33 (4.72%) ERP
16 31 (4.43%) Information Security
17 30 (4.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (7.58%) SQL
2 10 (1.43%) Java
3 6 (0.86%) C
3 6 (0.86%) VBA
4 4 (0.57%) ABAP
5 3 (0.43%) VB
5 3 (0.43%) Ruby
5 3 (0.43%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.43%) C#
5 3 (0.43%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.29%) Perl
6 2 (0.29%) PHP
6 2 (0.29%) VBScript
6 2 (0.29%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.14%) C++
7 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (7.58%) Degree
2 30 (4.29%) ISEB
3 26 (3.72%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 17 (2.43%) CISSP
6 10 (1.43%) CISM
7 8 (1.14%) CISA
8 7 (1.00%) CIMA
9 6 (0.86%) ACCA
10 4 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.43%) CCNA
11 3 (0.43%) ISSAP
11 3 (0.43%) MCTS
11 3 (0.43%) MBA
11 3 (0.43%) IIBA
12 2 (0.29%) CBAP
12 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.29%) CCNP
12 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.58%) Solvency II
2 21 (3.00%) Basel III
3 17 (2.43%) Basel II
4 16 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (2.00%) QA
6 10 (1.43%) SLA
7 8 (1.14%) FATCA
7 8 (1.14%) COREP
8 7 (1.00%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.86%) FINREP
10 5 (0.72%) P3O
10 5 (0.72%) EMIR
10 5 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.57%) COBIT
12 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.43%) XenApp
4 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) Nessus
1 2 (0.29%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (0.29%) Puppet
2 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 111 (15.88%) SAP
2 51 (7.30%) Microsoft
3 36 (5.15%) Oracle
4 32 (4.58%) Siebel
5 30 (4.29%) PeopleSoft
6 21 (3.00%) Primavera
7 14 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (2.00%) Cognos
8 13 (1.86%) HP
9 12 (1.72%) Adobe
10 10 (1.43%) Citrix
11 8 (1.14%) Business Objects
12 7 (1.00%) IBM
12 7 (1.00%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.00%) VMware
13 6 (0.86%) Lotus
14 5 (0.72%) Charles River
14 5 (0.72%) Open Text
14 5 (0.72%) JDA
14 5 (0.72%) Bloomberg
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable (12 month contract)
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £601 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London or Surrey
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Ipswich
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Kingswood, Surrey
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 19 days ago