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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 65 59 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 5 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.65% 0.41% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.53% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
Average daily rate
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£365 £410 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.97% -21.90%
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 £31.25 -
% change year-on-year
-63.20% -
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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
603 561 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.91% 76.53% 73.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 313 172
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 27
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -26.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £34.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Automotive
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) MS Project
4 2 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (14.29%) Data Security
4 2 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Rational Rose
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Automotive
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Use Case
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) CMMI
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) SSADM
4 1 (7.14%) User Stories
4 1 (7.14%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP