The first table below looks at the demand for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 July 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 Kent 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 41 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.38% 0.36% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.53% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-8.71% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £29.71
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +21.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
202 187 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 76.81% 67.75% 67.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 101 91
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -5.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
GAP Analysis
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GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Kent

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
GAP Analysis
South East

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) BPR
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Basel II
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) SSADM
4 1 (20.00%) DSDM
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) ERD
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Basel III
4 1 (20.00%) Solvency II
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) BPR
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) SSADM
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) ERD
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Basel II
1 1 (20.00%) Basel III
1 1 (20.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) SAP