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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 92 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 14 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.74% 0.46% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.61% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
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£700 £388 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.64% +38.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £400 £423
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £15.39 £63.00
% change year-on-year
+296.36% -75.57%
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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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1459 989 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.44% 75.55% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 596 457
Average daily rate £400 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 46
Average hourly rate £33.64 £14.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.06% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.50 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 7 (31.82%) SOA
3 7 (31.82%) Middleware
3 7 (31.82%) Open Source
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle TCA
3 7 (31.82%) SDLC
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (22.73%) Quality Management
4 5 (22.73%) Data Management
4 5 (22.73%) Data Quality
4 5 (22.73%) Master Data Management
5 4 (18.18%) Business Process Mapping
5 4 (18.18%) Automotive
5 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
5 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 4 (18.18%) ABAP
5 4 (18.18%) SAP
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) ERP
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
6 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Data Centre

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) Mule
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle TCA
3 2 (9.09%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (9.09%) SAP SD
4 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
4 1 (4.55%) SAP MM
4 1 (4.55%) SAP PP
4 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
4 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) PeopleTools
2 1 (4.55%) MorphX
2 1 (4.55%) Hudson
2 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Automotive
2 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle Architect
3 7 (31.82%) Middleware Architect
4 6 (27.27%) Consultant
5 4 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Service Improvement Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Service Manager
7 2 (9.09%) SAP SD Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) SAP PP Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Database Architect
8 1 (4.55%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) SAP MM Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Middleware
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.55%) WebCenter
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) XSD
2 1 (4.55%) XSLT
2 1 (4.55%) JMS
2 1 (4.55%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) NHS
1 2 (9.09%) Data Conversion
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) VMS
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) SOA
2 7 (31.82%) Open Source
2 7 (31.82%) SDLC
3 5 (22.73%) Master Data Management
3 5 (22.73%) Data Management
3 5 (22.73%) Quality Management
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) ERP
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) ABAP
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) CISA
3 1 (4.55%) CCA
3 1 (4.55%) CISSP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) SAP
3 3 (13.64%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Retek
5 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.55%) ATG
5 1 (4.55%) Stellent
5 1 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Endeca
5 1 (4.55%) Eloqua
5 1 (4.55%) IBM