The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 65 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.48% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.61% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate £800 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.45% +29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £91.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-79.17% +421.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
525 491 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 69.54% 78.06% 70.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 257 326
Average daily rate £413 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 62
Average hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -41.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
GAP Analysis
East of England

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 1 £800 - 1
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
GAP Analysis
East of England

GAP Analysis
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) Use Case
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (40.00%) MS Project
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Consultant
3 2 (40.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Managing Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SAP