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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GAP Analysis
North West / Lancashire
Rank 37 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.78% 0.45% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.59% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £51.50 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.50 £60.25 £11.75
% change year-on-year
-14.52% +412.76%

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
220 340 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.60% 76.06% 79.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 223 208
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 20
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.50 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancaster - 1 - -
GAP Analysis
North West

GAP Analysis
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) IIBA
2 2 (66.67%) CBAP
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Portfolio 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
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Documentation Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CBAP
2 2 (66.67%) IIBA
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft