The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 45 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.35% 0.83% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.06% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £384 £416
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+56.35% +8.33%
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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 Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
216 189 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 75.52% 78.10% 67.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 109 105
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 17
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (25.00%) B2C
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Business IT Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) IT Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Change Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Change Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) B2C
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification