The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 239 240 208
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -32
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 200 195 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.84% 0.77% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.00% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 130 147
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£500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £63.00 £19.42
% change year-on-year
-75.57% +224.40%
GAP Analysis
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18458 19449 19685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.13% 76.63% 74.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12825 13607 13265
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 234 365
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in London

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in London

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in London

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in London

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +15 51 £525 +15.06% 15
Docklands, London +17 9 £500 -4.76%
Canary Wharf - 1 £625 -
Bromley - - - - 2
Enfield - - - -
Teddington - - - -
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England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 103 (29.77%) Finance
2 89 (25.72%) Business Analysis
3 60 (17.34%) Change Management
4 54 (15.61%) CRM
5 48 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (13.87%) Project Management
6 41 (11.85%) Siebel
7 40 (11.56%) PeopleSoft
7 40 (11.56%) Validation
8 39 (11.27%) Migration
8 39 (11.27%) Banking
9 38 (10.98%) Degree
10 37 (10.69%) Retail
10 37 (10.69%) SAP
11 34 (9.83%) Use Case
12 31 (8.96%) Oracle
13 29 (8.38%) User Acceptance Testing
14 28 (8.09%) Microsoft
15 25 (7.23%) MS Excel
15 25 (7.23%) SQL
16 22 (6.36%) FMCG
16 22 (6.36%) UML
16 22 (6.36%) E-Commerce
16 22 (6.36%) Information Security
17 21 (6.07%) Oracle BI EE
18 20 (5.78%) Asset Management
18 20 (5.78%) ERP
18 20 (5.78%) Windows
19 19 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
20 18 (5.20%) Billing

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 10 (2.89%) CMS
2 5 (1.45%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.16%) Confluence
4 3 (0.87%) Drupal
5 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.29%) Apache
6 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.29%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 25 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (3.18%) MS Visio
3 11 (3.18%) MS Project
4 6 (1.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.02%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (2.02%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (1.73%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.45%) SAP SRM
5 4 (1.16%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.87%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.58%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.58%) SAP PS
7 2 (0.58%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.29%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.29%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.29%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.29%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.45%) SaaS
2 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.58%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.18%) LAN
1 11 (3.18%) WAN
2 8 (2.31%) Firewall
2 8 (2.31%) Network Security
3 5 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (1.45%) DMZ
3 5 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.16%) DNS
4 4 (1.16%) DHCP
5 3 (0.87%) HTTP
6 2 (0.58%) Internet
6 2 (0.58%) Wireless
7 1 (0.29%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.29%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.29%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.29%) Intranet
7 1 (0.29%) SSL
7 1 (0.29%) VPN
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.29%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.07%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (1.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.87%) Data Mart
3 3 (0.87%) Big Data
4 2 (0.58%) KDB
4 2 (0.58%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.58%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.58%) SAP BI
4 2 (0.58%) MS Access
4 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.29%) QlikView
5 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.29%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.29%) Triplestore
5 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (2.89%) JIRA
2 3 (0.87%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.87%) FishEye
3 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.58%) Maven
4 1 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 103 (29.77%) Finance
2 39 (11.27%) Banking
3 37 (10.69%) Retail
4 18 (5.20%) Billing
5 16 (4.62%) Investment Banking
6 12 (3.47%) General Ledger
7 11 (3.18%) Back Office
7 11 (3.18%) Publishing
8 10 (2.89%) Front Office
9 7 (2.02%) Marketing
10 5 (1.45%) Games
10 5 (1.45%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.45%) Legal
11 4 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.16%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.16%) German Language
12 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.29%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 229 (66.18%) Analyst
2 171 (49.42%) Business Analyst
3 51 (14.74%) Consultant
4 31 (8.96%) Architect
5 29 (8.38%) Functional Analyst
6 25 (7.23%) Siebel Analyst
7 20 (5.78%) Project Manager
8 17 (4.91%) Senior Business Analyst
8 17 (4.91%) Senior Analyst
9 16 (4.62%) Siebel Business Analyst
10 15 (4.34%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (4.34%) Solutions Analyst
11 13 (3.76%) PeopleSoft Analyst
11 13 (3.76%) Peoplesoft Functional Analyst
12 12 (3.47%) Agile Business Analyst
12 12 (3.47%) Functional Consultant
12 12 (3.47%) PeopleSoft Consultant
12 12 (3.47%) Security Analyst
13 11 (3.18%) Data Analyst
13 11 (3.18%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.02%) XML
2 5 (1.45%) Middleware
3 4 (1.16%) JSON
3 4 (1.16%) .NET
4 3 (0.87%) CSS
4 3 (0.87%) HTML
4 3 (0.87%) Mason
5 2 (0.58%) EDI
5 2 (0.58%) J2EE
5 2 (0.58%) Velocity
5 2 (0.58%) REST
5 2 (0.58%) MCollective
5 2 (0.58%) HATEOAS
6 1 (0.29%) Android SDK
6 1 (0.29%) FpML
6 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.29%) SOAP
6 1 (0.29%) Web Services
6 1 (0.29%) XSLT
6 1 (0.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.36%) FMCG
2 10 (2.89%) Derivative
3 9 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.45%) Fixed Income
5 5 (1.45%) SecurID
5 5 (1.45%) SWIFT
6 4 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.16%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (0.87%) Equities
7 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.87%) Online Games
7 3 (0.87%) Video on Demand
7 3 (0.87%) New Media
8 2 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.58%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.58%) Open Source
8 2 (0.58%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.78%) Windows
2 9 (2.60%) Linux
3 8 (2.31%) UNIX
4 6 (1.73%) Solaris
5 5 (1.45%) Android
6 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.58%) CentOS
8 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.29%) AIX
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (25.72%) Business Analysis
2 60 (17.34%) Change Management
3 54 (15.61%) CRM
4 48 (13.87%) Project Management
4 48 (13.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (11.56%) Validation
6 39 (11.27%) Migration
7 34 (9.83%) Use Case
8 29 (8.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (6.36%) E-Commerce
9 22 (6.36%) UML
9 22 (6.36%) Information Security
10 20 (5.78%) Asset Management
10 20 (5.78%) ERP
11 17 (4.91%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (4.62%) Workflow
12 16 (4.62%) RAD
13 15 (4.34%) RUP
14 14 (4.05%) Data Analysis
14 14 (4.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.23%) SQL
2 10 (2.89%) Java
3 4 (1.16%) C
3 4 (1.16%) VBA
4 3 (0.87%) ABAP
4 3 (0.87%) Ruby
4 3 (0.87%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.58%) C#
5 2 (0.58%) Perl
6 1 (0.29%) Tcl
6 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (10.98%) Degree
2 15 (4.34%) ISEB
3 14 (4.05%) CISSP
4 7 (2.02%) CISM
5 5 (1.45%) MBA
5 5 (1.45%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.16%) CISA
6 4 (1.16%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.16%) CCNA
7 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.87%) CIMA
7 3 (0.87%) ISSAP
7 3 (0.87%) MCTS
8 2 (0.58%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.58%) IIBA
8 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.58%) PMP
9 1 (0.29%) CCSP
9 1 (0.29%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.31%) QA
2 7 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.16%) EMIR
5 3 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.87%) Basel III
5 3 (0.87%) SLA
6 2 (0.58%) MiFID
7 1 (0.29%) COREP
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.29%) COBIT
7 1 (0.29%) FATCA
7 1 (0.29%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.29%) XenApp
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.45%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (1.16%) Puppet
3 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.58%) OpenView
4 1 (0.29%) Nessus
4 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 41 (11.85%) Siebel
2 40 (11.56%) PeopleSoft
3 37 (10.69%) SAP
4 31 (8.96%) Oracle
5 28 (8.09%) Microsoft
6 11 (3.18%) HP
6 11 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.60%) IBM
8 8 (2.31%) Citrix
9 6 (1.73%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.45%) Actimize
10 5 (1.45%) VMware
10 5 (1.45%) Fortinet
10 5 (1.45%) TippingPoint
10 5 (1.45%) Tufin
11 4 (1.16%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.87%) Primavera
12 3 (0.87%) Open Text
12 3 (0.87%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.87%) thinkFolio
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