The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 59 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 19 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.93% 0.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 0
Average daily rate
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£328 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £388 £420
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -7.73%
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 Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
784 655 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 79.43% 76.70% 74.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 394 305
Average daily rate £390 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £249 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.91 £10.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.50 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 13 (61.90%) Banking
2 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Retail
4 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
5 5 (23.81%) Information Security
5 5 (23.81%) CISSP
5 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Firewall
6 4 (19.05%) GIAC
6 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
6 4 (19.05%) OWASP
6 4 (19.05%) Security Architecture
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (19.05%) Cyber Security
6 4 (19.05%) Patch Management
6 4 (19.05%) Security Patching
6 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
7 3 (14.29%) SWIFT
7 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (14.29%) Network Design
7 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 3 (14.29%) Legal
7 3 (14.29%) SOA
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
9 1 (4.76%) ISMS

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
General
1 13 (61.90%) Banking
2 7 (33.33%) Retail
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 3 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (4.76%) Automotive
5 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Team Leader
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Security Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Security Architect
6 2 (9.52%) IT Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Enterprise Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
2 5 (23.81%) Information Security
3 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
3 4 (19.05%) OWASP
3 4 (19.05%) Security Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (19.05%) Cyber Security
3 4 (19.05%) Patch Management
3 4 (19.05%) Security Patching
4 3 (14.29%) Network Design
4 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) B2B
6 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) CISSP
2 4 (19.05%) GIAC
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001