The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 56 55 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.38% 0.45% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.60% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.82% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £100.00
% change year-on-year
+110.52% -81.00%
GAP Analysis
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
395 501 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.53% 74.44% 71.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 288 138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 67
Average hourly rate £40.60 £35.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.36% +9.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £16.50 £26.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.85 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Essex region.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Essex

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Essex region.

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
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GAP Analysis
East of England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) ATM
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
3 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (16.67%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) ATM
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
3 1 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle