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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank - 50 -
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.62% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £538 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £390 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.82% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £39.00 £63.00
% change year-on-year
+56.35% -38.09%
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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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
473 372 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.80% 77.02% 72.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 196 161
Average daily rate £400 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 48 54
Average hourly rate £32.65 £31.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.32% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £41.95 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Project
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB