The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 83 76 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.31% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.38% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £408 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.75 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £20.00 £91.25
% change year-on-year
-41.25% -78.08%
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
930 783 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.39% 81.22% 74.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 485 281
Average daily rate £375 £328 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.32% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) CMDB
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) QlikView
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) BMC
5 1 (12.50%) RequisitePro
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) CMMI
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) RequisitePro
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Capacity Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Process Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CMDB
1 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) BMC