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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 44 56 29
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -27
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.94% 0.38% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.49% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £440 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+56.35% -
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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 Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
355 409 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 83.33% 78.05% 66.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 258 69
Average daily rate £375 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £19.28 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £48.65 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015, 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 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) ERP
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) SAP ERP
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) HND
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP ERP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Support
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Improvement Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) ERP
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus
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