The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 63 57 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.40% 0.35% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.50% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£448 £390 £457
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.74% -14.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £390 £434
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £390 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +116.25%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
571 397 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 75.53% 69.89% 67.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 191 339
Average daily rate £400 £390 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 34
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £9.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £46.00 £37.00
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 Hertfordshire

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire 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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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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £448 -
Watford - 1 £400 - 1
Berkhamsted - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (36.36%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
2 3 (27.27%) SAP QM
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Business Development
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) SAP WM
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) OpenView
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (9.09%) SAP MM
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Rational Rose
4 1 (9.09%) SLA
4 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SAP QM
2 2 (18.18%) SAP WM
3 1 (9.09%) SAP MM
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Rational Rose
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) SAP QM Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SAP WM Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Change Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Development
1 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds