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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 251 235 209
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -26
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 177 188 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.75% 0.77% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.99% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 119 138
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£525 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £53.63 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +116.25%
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
18354 18971 16812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.30% 77.63% 75.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13528 13283 11518
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 236 312
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £57.25 £51.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 November 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 November 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 +28 55 £525 +10.52% 22
Docklands, London +24 13 £550 +22.22% 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Bromley - - - -
GAP Analysis
England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 124 (32.89%) Finance
2 92 (24.40%) Business Analysis
3 71 (18.83%) Banking
4 69 (18.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (14.32%) SAP
6 52 (13.79%) Change Management
7 45 (11.94%) Project Management
8 44 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (10.61%) Retail
10 39 (10.34%) Validation
10 39 (10.34%) Degree
11 38 (10.08%) SQL
12 36 (9.55%) CRM
13 32 (8.49%) Migration
14 30 (7.96%) Use Case
14 30 (7.96%) Investment Banking
15 28 (7.43%) PeopleSoft
16 27 (7.16%) E-Commerce
16 27 (7.16%) Microsoft
17 26 (6.90%) Siebel
17 26 (6.90%) Front Office
18 24 (6.37%) User Acceptance Testing
18 24 (6.37%) FMCG
19 23 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (5.84%) MS PowerPoint
20 22 (5.84%) Information Security
20 22 (5.84%) MS Excel
20 22 (5.84%) ISEB
21 21 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
21 21 (5.57%) Oracle

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 8 (2.12%) CMS
2 6 (1.59%) Adobe CQ
2 6 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.33%) Lync
4 4 (1.06%) Confluence
4 4 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.53%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.27%) IIS
6 1 (0.27%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (5.84%) MS PowerPoint
1 22 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.71%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.65%) MS Office
4 9 (2.39%) MS Project
5 3 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.12%) SAP SRM
2 7 (1.86%) SAP PS
3 5 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.33%) SAP GRC
4 4 (1.06%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.80%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.80%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.80%) SAP EWM
5 3 (0.80%) Algo Collateral
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.53%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.53%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.53%) CA Clarity
6 2 (0.53%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.53%) SAP APO
6 2 (0.53%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.53%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.86%) SaaS
1 7 (1.86%) IaaS
2 4 (1.06%) PaaS
3 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.24%) Network Security
2 11 (2.92%) LAN
2 11 (2.92%) WAN
3 10 (2.65%) Firewall
4 5 (1.33%) DMZ
4 5 (1.33%) LDAP
4 5 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.06%) DHCP
5 4 (1.06%) DNS
6 3 (0.80%) VPN
7 2 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.53%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.27%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.27%) Intranet
8 1 (0.27%) IPsec
8 1 (0.27%) Wireless
8 1 (0.27%) IMAP
8 1 (0.27%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 13 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
2 10 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.12%) SAP BW
4 5 (1.33%) SAP BI
4 5 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (1.33%) Big Data
4 5 (1.33%) SAP HANA
5 4 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.06%) MS Access
6 3 (0.80%) Data Mart
7 2 (0.53%) KDB
8 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.27%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 7 (1.86%) JIRA
2 3 (0.80%) FishEye
2 3 (0.80%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.53%) Maven
4 1 (0.27%) ProC
4 1 (0.27%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.27%) Toad
4 1 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 124 (32.89%) Finance
2 71 (18.83%) Banking
3 40 (10.61%) Retail
4 30 (7.96%) Investment Banking
5 26 (6.90%) Front Office
6 17 (4.51%) Billing
7 12 (3.18%) General Ledger
8 10 (2.65%) Publishing
9 9 (2.39%) Financial Institution
10 8 (2.12%) Back Office
11 6 (1.59%) Legal
12 5 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (1.33%) Telecoms
12 5 (1.33%) Retail Banking
12 5 (1.33%) Marketing
13 4 (1.06%) Military
14 3 (0.80%) Law
14 3 (0.80%) German Language
15 2 (0.53%) Advertising
16 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 240 (63.66%) Analyst
2 182 (48.28%) Business Analyst
3 60 (15.92%) Consultant
4 38 (10.08%) Architect
5 31 (8.22%) Project Manager
6 21 (5.57%) SAP Consultant
7 19 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (5.04%) Functional Analyst
8 17 (4.51%) Solutions Analyst
9 16 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
10 15 (3.98%) Senior Business Analyst
11 14 (3.71%) Siebel Analyst
12 13 (3.45%) Security Consultant
12 13 (3.45%) PeopleSoft Analyst
12 13 (3.45%) Peoplesoft Functional Analyst
13 12 (3.18%) Data Analyst
14 11 (2.92%) PeopleSoft Consultant
14 11 (2.92%) SAP Analyst
15 10 (2.65%) IT Business Analyst
16 9 (2.39%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.86%) XML
2 5 (1.33%) .NET
3 4 (1.06%) Mason
3 4 (1.06%) Middleware
4 3 (0.80%) FpML
5 2 (0.53%) MCollective
5 2 (0.53%) Velocity
5 2 (0.53%) CSS
5 2 (0.53%) HTML
6 1 (0.27%) XHTML
6 1 (0.27%) EDI
6 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.37%) FMCG
2 23 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.31%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (3.71%) User Experience
6 11 (2.92%) Market Risk
7 7 (1.86%) Derivative
8 6 (1.59%) Data Conversion
9 5 (1.33%) Equities
9 5 (1.33%) SecurID
9 5 (1.33%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (1.06%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.06%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.06%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.80%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.80%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.80%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.53%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.77%) Windows
2 11 (2.92%) UNIX
3 8 (2.12%) Linux
4 5 (1.33%) Solaris
4 5 (1.33%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.33%) Android
4 5 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.80%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.53%) CentOS
6 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (24.40%) Business Analysis
2 69 (18.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 52 (13.79%) Change Management
4 45 (11.94%) Project Management
5 44 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (10.34%) Validation
7 36 (9.55%) CRM
8 32 (8.49%) Migration
9 30 (7.96%) Use Case
10 27 (7.16%) E-Commerce
11 24 (6.37%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (5.84%) Information Security
13 21 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (5.31%) Asset Management
14 20 (5.31%) Risk Management
14 20 (5.31%) UML
14 20 (5.31%) ERP
15 18 (4.77%) RUP
16 17 (4.51%) PRINCE2
16 17 (4.51%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.08%) SQL
2 10 (2.65%) Java
3 6 (1.59%) VBA
4 5 (1.33%) ABAP
5 4 (1.06%) C
6 3 (0.80%) VB
6 3 (0.80%) Ruby
6 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.53%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.53%) VBScript
7 2 (0.53%) C#
7 2 (0.53%) Perl
8 1 (0.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 39 (10.34%) Degree
2 22 (5.84%) ISEB
3 17 (4.51%) CISSP
4 10 (2.65%) CISM
5 8 (2.12%) CISA
6 4 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.80%) CCNA
7 3 (0.80%) ISSAP
7 3 (0.80%) MCTS
7 3 (0.80%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.53%) IIBA
8 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.53%) MBA
8 2 (0.53%) CCNP
8 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.27%) PMP
9 1 (0.27%) CCIE
9 1 (0.27%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.65%) QA
2 9 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.33%) P3O
3 5 (1.33%) EMIR
4 4 (1.06%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (1.06%) Basel III
4 4 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.06%) COBIT
4 4 (1.06%) SLA
5 3 (0.80%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.53%) FATCA
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.27%) MiFID
7 1 (0.27%) COREP
System Software
1 9 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.27%) XenApp
4 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) Puppet
1 2 (0.53%) Nessus
2 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (14.32%) SAP
2 28 (7.43%) PeopleSoft
3 27 (7.16%) Microsoft
4 26 (6.90%) Siebel
5 21 (5.57%) Oracle
6 10 (2.65%) HP
7 9 (2.39%) Adobe
8 8 (2.12%) Business Objects
8 8 (2.12%) Primavera
9 7 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.86%) CheckPoint
9 7 (1.86%) Citrix
10 6 (1.59%) Lotus
11 5 (1.33%) Charles River
11 5 (1.33%) Bloomberg
11 5 (1.33%) Murex
11 5 (1.33%) Fortinet
11 5 (1.33%) Tufin
11 5 (1.33%) TippingPoint
12 4 (1.06%) Actimize
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £420.00 - £470.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £420.00 - £475.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 24 days ago