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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 40 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 1 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.32% 2.90% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 3.29% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 0
Median daily rate - £440 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £394
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £53.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.50 £60.98 £35.19
% change year-on-year
-7.34% +73.27%
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
253 487 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 80.83% 88.22% 74.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 348 185
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £600 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 41 23
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £63.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -41.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.27 £21.50 £18.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £57.73 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing GAP Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Build Forge
2 1 (33.33%) IIBA
2 1 (33.33%) CBAP
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Build Forge
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Author
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Documentation Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CBAP
1 1 (33.33%) IIBA
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow