The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 59 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 13 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.54% 2.57% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 3.53% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 3
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£440 £323 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.43% +17.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+56.35% +8.33%
GAP Analysis
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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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
659 368 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 78.27% 72.73% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 230 109
Average daily rate £388 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 14 19
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the North East

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the North East region.

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear -19 11 £440 +36.43%
Durham -15 1 £425 +44.06% 1
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (68.42%) Business Analysis
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Waterfall
2 12 (63.16%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (57.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (57.89%) Project Management
3 11 (57.89%) OO
4 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) SAP
6 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
7 3 (15.79%) SAP CO
7 3 (15.79%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (15.79%) Banking
7 3 (15.79%) SAP FI
8 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
8 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
8 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (10.53%) APMP
9 1 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
9 1 (5.26%) SDLC
9 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (5.26%) Service Management
9 1 (5.26%) ITSM
9 1 (5.26%) NATURAL
9 1 (5.26%) JCL
9 1 (5.26%) ITIL
9 1 (5.26%) CRM
9 1 (5.26%) Adabas
9 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP FI
1 3 (15.79%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (15.79%) SAP CO
2 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Business Analyst
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) SAP Architect
3 4 (21.05%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.79%) SAP Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) SAP FI Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) SAP CO Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Implementation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Business Analysis
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Waterfall
3 11 (57.89%) OO
3 11 (57.89%) Project Management
3 11 (57.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
5 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) REXX
1 1 (5.26%) NATURAL
1 1 (5.26%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (10.53%) APMP
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Remedy