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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 62 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.06% 0.44% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.56% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate £420 £383 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +163.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.39 £33.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+40.41% +77.63%
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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
635 713 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.88% 78.87% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 369 368
Average daily rate £410 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.56% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 17
Average hourly rate £60.00 £40.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +150.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (11.11%) Tag Management
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) NGN
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) SAP HCM
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Conversion
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Retail

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) NGN
1 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LSMW
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Mortgage Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Change Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Transformation Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Conversion
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Tag Management
3 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy
1 1 (11.11%) SAP