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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 248 249 215
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -34
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 180 194 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.77% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.00% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 128 149
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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 £393 £342 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.19 £90.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-60.89% +350.00%
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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
19054 19489 19712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.56% 75.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13487 13636 13293
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 230 375
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +5 43 £525 +13.51% 12
Docklands, London +24 10 £500 -4.76%
Canary Wharf - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Teddington - - - -
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 102 (29.31%) Finance
2 89 (25.57%) Business Analysis
3 59 (16.95%) Change Management
4 55 (15.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (15.52%) CRM
6 46 (13.22%) Banking
7 45 (12.93%) Degree
8 43 (12.36%) Siebel
8 43 (12.36%) PeopleSoft
9 42 (12.07%) Project Management
10 41 (11.78%) Validation
11 40 (11.49%) SAP
12 39 (11.21%) Retail
13 36 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (9.20%) Migration
14 32 (9.20%) Use Case
15 31 (8.91%) Oracle
16 30 (8.62%) Microsoft
17 29 (8.33%) SQL
18 27 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
19 26 (7.47%) FMCG
19 26 (7.47%) Information Security
19 26 (7.47%) MS Excel
20 25 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
21 24 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
22 23 (6.61%) ERP
23 22 (6.32%) Asset Management
24 21 (6.03%) E-Commerce
24 21 (6.03%) UML
25 20 (5.75%) Investment Banking

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (2.59%) CMS
2 5 (1.44%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.15%) Confluence
3 4 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.86%) Drupal
5 2 (0.57%) Lync
5 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.29%) Apache
6 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 26 (7.47%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.01%) MS Project
5 5 (1.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.01%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (2.01%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (1.72%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.44%) SAP SD
4 5 (1.44%) SAP SRM
5 4 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.57%) SAP PS
7 2 (0.57%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.57%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.29%) Algo Collateral
8 1 (0.29%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.29%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.29%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.44%) SaaS
2 4 (1.15%) IaaS
3 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.45%) Network Security
2 10 (2.87%) LAN
2 10 (2.87%) WAN
3 9 (2.59%) Firewall
4 5 (1.44%) DMZ
4 5 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.44%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (1.15%) DNS
5 4 (1.15%) DHCP
6 2 (0.57%) VPN
6 2 (0.57%) Internet
6 2 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.29%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.29%) Wireless
7 1 (0.29%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.29%) Intranet
7 1 (0.29%) ATM
7 1 (0.29%) HTTP
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (1.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.15%) SAP BW
3 4 (1.15%) SAP BI
3 4 (1.15%) SAP HANA
3 4 (1.15%) Big Data
4 3 (0.86%) MS Access
5 2 (0.57%) Data Mart
5 2 (0.57%) KDB
6 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.29%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.29%) Triplestore
6 1 (0.29%) QlikView
6 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (1.72%) JIRA
2 3 (0.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.86%) FishEye
3 2 (0.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.57%) Maven
4 1 (0.29%) Toad
4 1 (0.29%) RequisitePro
General
1 102 (29.31%) Finance
2 46 (13.22%) Banking
3 39 (11.21%) Retail
4 20 (5.75%) Investment Banking
5 18 (5.17%) Billing
6 14 (4.02%) Front Office
7 12 (3.45%) General Ledger
8 11 (3.16%) Publishing
9 9 (2.59%) Back Office
10 7 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (2.01%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.72%) Marketing
12 5 (1.44%) Legal
13 4 (1.15%) Telecoms
13 4 (1.15%) Games
14 3 (0.86%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.86%) German Language
15 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.29%) Advertising
16 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 242 (69.54%) Analyst
2 182 (52.30%) Business Analyst
3 55 (15.80%) Consultant
4 28 (8.05%) Architect
4 28 (8.05%) Functional Analyst
4 28 (8.05%) Siebel Analyst
5 21 (6.03%) Project Manager
6 18 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
6 18 (5.17%) Solutions Analyst
7 17 (4.89%) Senior Business Analyst
8 15 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (4.31%) SAP Consultant
8 15 (4.31%) Siebel Business Analyst
9 14 (4.02%) Security Analyst
10 13 (3.74%) PeopleSoft Analyst
10 13 (3.74%) Peoplesoft Functional Analyst
11 12 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
11 12 (3.45%) PeopleSoft Consultant
11 12 (3.45%) Functional Consultant
12 9 (2.59%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.87%) XML
2 4 (1.15%) .NET
2 4 (1.15%) Mason
3 3 (0.86%) JSON
3 3 (0.86%) HTML
3 3 (0.86%) CSS
3 3 (0.86%) Middleware
3 3 (0.86%) FpML
4 2 (0.57%) J2EE
4 2 (0.57%) Velocity
4 2 (0.57%) MCollective
4 2 (0.57%) EDI
5 1 (0.29%) HATEOAS
5 1 (0.29%) REST
5 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.47%) FMCG
2 25 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.74%) User Experience
4 10 (2.87%) Derivative
5 9 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.72%) Market Risk
8 5 (1.44%) SWIFT
8 5 (1.44%) SecurID
9 4 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.15%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.15%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.86%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.86%) New Media
10 3 (0.86%) Online Games
10 3 (0.86%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.86%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.57%) PKI
11 2 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.60%) Windows
2 8 (2.30%) UNIX
3 6 (1.72%) Linux
4 5 (1.44%) Solaris
5 4 (1.15%) Android
5 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.86%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.57%) CentOS
7 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.29%) AIX
8 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (25.57%) Business Analysis
2 59 (16.95%) Change Management
3 55 (15.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (15.52%) CRM
5 42 (12.07%) Project Management
6 41 (11.78%) Validation
7 36 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (9.20%) Migration
8 32 (9.20%) Use Case
9 27 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 26 (7.47%) Information Security
11 23 (6.61%) ERP
12 22 (6.32%) Asset Management
13 21 (6.03%) E-Commerce
13 21 (6.03%) UML
14 18 (5.17%) RUP
15 16 (4.60%) Investment Management
15 16 (4.60%) Time Management
16 15 (4.31%) RAD
16 15 (4.31%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 29 (8.33%) SQL
2 9 (2.59%) Java
3 5 (1.44%) ABAP
4 4 (1.15%) VBA
4 4 (1.15%) C
5 3 (0.86%) Ruby
5 3 (0.86%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.57%) C#
7 1 (0.29%) C++
7 1 (0.29%) Perl
7 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.29%) VBScript
7 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (12.93%) Degree
2 17 (4.89%) ISEB
3 15 (4.31%) CISSP
4 8 (2.30%) CISM
5 6 (1.72%) CISA
6 4 (1.15%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.15%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.15%) MBA
7 3 (0.86%) CIMA
7 3 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.86%) CCNA
7 3 (0.86%) ISSAP
7 3 (0.86%) MCTS
8 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.57%) IIBA
8 2 (0.57%) PMP
8 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.29%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.87%) QA
2 8 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.15%) Basel III
3 4 (1.15%) EMIR
4 3 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.86%) SLA
5 2 (0.57%) COBIT
5 2 (0.57%) MiFID
6 1 (0.29%) FATCA
6 1 (0.29%) P3O
6 1 (0.29%) COREP
System Software
1 7 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.29%) XenApp
4 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) Nessus
1 2 (0.57%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (12.36%) PeopleSoft
1 43 (12.36%) Siebel
2 40 (11.49%) SAP
3 31 (8.91%) Oracle
4 30 (8.62%) Microsoft
5 12 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.59%) IBM
7 7 (2.01%) Citrix
8 6 (1.72%) HP
8 6 (1.72%) Business Objects
8 6 (1.72%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.44%) VMware
9 5 (1.44%) Actimize
9 5 (1.44%) Fortinet
9 5 (1.44%) Tufin
9 5 (1.44%) TippingPoint
10 4 (1.15%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.86%) Symantec
11 3 (0.86%) thinkFolio
11 3 (0.86%) Primavera
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