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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 72 35 47
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +12
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.89% 1.13% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.56% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
628 256 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 79.59% 72.11% 64.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 122 132
Average daily rate £375 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 25 19
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.99 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
1 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
1 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Business Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Development Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Business Architect
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 1 (7.14%) ETL
2 1 (7.14%) Change Management
2 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Validation
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle