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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 61 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 8 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.90% - 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% - 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 8
Average daily rate
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£375 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 - £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +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%
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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
683 509 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.09% 70.99% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 250 242
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.23 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £18.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 7 (38.89%) Finance
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 5 (27.78%) SAP
3 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) SAP BW
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) BPR
6 2 (11.11%) Primavera
6 2 (11.11%) E-business
6 2 (11.11%) Data Security
6 2 (11.11%) Automotive
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (11.11%) JDA
6 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (11.11%) Billing
6 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Rational Rose
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Billing
3 2 (11.11%) Automotive
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Architect
4 5 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (22.22%) Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (16.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 3 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
7 2 (11.11%) Resource Manager
8 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) Audit Manager
8 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 1 (5.56%) Compliance Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) Planning Manager
8 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning Manager
8 1 (5.56%) HR Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 2 (11.11%) BPR
3 2 (11.11%) E-business
3 2 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) CMMI
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) UML
4 1 (5.56%) SSADM
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) SAP
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) JDA
4 2 (11.11%) Primavera
5 1 (5.56%) HP