The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 83 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.29% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.37% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£300 £494 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.24% +18.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £20.00 £82.50
% change year-on-year
-42.50% -75.75%
GAP Analysis
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1030 815 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.15% 73.62% 69.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 427 383
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 31 31
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -20.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £48.70 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Wigan - - - -
GAP Analysis
North West

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) DB2
3 2 (20.00%) Cognos
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) zOS
3 2 (20.00%) ERwin
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) MDX
3 2 (20.00%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (20.00%) QlikView
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) PowerPivot
3 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (20.00%) QlikView
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) ERwin
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (10.00%) NHS Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) MDX
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Security
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cognos
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Lagan