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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 83 81 83
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 7 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.51% 0.084% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.11% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
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£300 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £363 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £363 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £67.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-77.03% +235.00%
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
1024 875 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.53% 73.90% 66.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 451 432
Average daily rate £350 £335 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 49
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £32.50 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 October 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
Bolton - 1 - -
Stockport - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
GAP Analysis
North West

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Ajax
3 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (14.29%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) zOS
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 2 (14.29%) DB2
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (7.14%) Agresso
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.14%) QlikView
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Auditor
3 2 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Auditor
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) NHS Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Author
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) Ajax
1 2 (14.29%) jQuery
1 2 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Information Security
1 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Use Case
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
2 1 (7.14%) CODA
2 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
2 1 (7.14%) Lagan
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos