The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 46 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.51% - 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% - 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £450 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.25 £11.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+412.76% -41.25%
GAP Analysis
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
307 335 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 77.72% 78.82% 65.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 230 91
Average daily rate £450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 16 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £20.35 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.40 £47.40 £47.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) GIS
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) BT
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) GIS
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) BT
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow