The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 125 129 127
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 29 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.69% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.88% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 7
Median daily rate £375 £403 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +11.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £421 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £60.98 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +56.35%
GAP Analysis
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2964 2948 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.01% 78.05% 74.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1854 1736 1227
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 126 94
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing GAP Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the North West

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 16 £450 -35.71% 4
Cheshire +9 9 £375 +15.38% 2
Merseyside - 4 £313 -
Lancashire -11 1 £415 +13.31%
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England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 20 (31.75%) MS Excel
1 20 (31.75%) Finance
2 19 (30.16%) MS Office
3 18 (28.57%) PeopleSoft
3 18 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 13 (20.63%) Business Analysis
5 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (17.46%) Project Management
7 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.29%) Banking
8 6 (9.52%) User Stories
8 6 (9.52%) AIFMD
8 6 (9.52%) UCITS
8 6 (9.52%) Retail
8 6 (9.52%) Migration
9 5 (7.94%) ITIL
9 5 (7.94%) HP
9 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
9 5 (7.94%) Target Operating Model
10 4 (6.35%) HPUX
10 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
10 4 (6.35%) Retail Banking
10 4 (6.35%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (4.76%) Legal
11 3 (4.76%) Web Development
11 3 (4.76%) Business Process Improvement
11 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (4.76%) Data Protection
11 3 (4.76%) Change Management
11 3 (4.76%) SAP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 20 (31.75%) MS Excel
2 19 (30.16%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.59%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Firewall
1 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
1 1 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Build Forge
1 1 (1.59%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.59%) StarTeam
General
1 20 (31.75%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Retail
4 4 (6.35%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.76%) Legal
6 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Analyst
2 24 (38.10%) Business Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) Project Manager
4 8 (12.70%) Consultant
5 7 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Operations Business Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Project Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Business Manager
6 6 (9.52%) Business Operations Manager
6 6 (9.52%) Business Project Manager
6 6 (9.52%) Transition Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Transition Manager
6 6 (9.52%) Transition Project Manager
7 4 (6.35%) HPUX Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Process Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Banking Project Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Developer
9 2 (3.17%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) ITIL Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) HTML
1 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) HPUX
2 2 (3.17%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 13 (20.63%) Business Analysis
3 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (17.46%) Project Management
5 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.52%) Migration
6 6 (9.52%) User Stories
7 5 (7.94%) ITIL
7 5 (7.94%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (6.35%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (4.76%) Business Process Improvement
9 3 (4.76%) Change Management
9 3 (4.76%) Critical Success Factor
9 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.76%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.76%) Process Improvement
9 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (4.76%) Web Development
10 2 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) Java
2 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) CISA
1 1 (1.59%) CISM
1 1 (1.59%) CISSP
1 1 (1.59%) ISEB
1 1 (1.59%) PCI QSA
1 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) AIFMD
1 6 (9.52%) UCITS
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) PeopleSoft
2 5 (7.94%) HP
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.76%) SAP
4 3 (4.76%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle
6 1 (1.59%) Ariba
6 1 (1.59%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.59%) Progress
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) Remedy
6 1 (1.59%) Trillium
6 1 (1.59%) VMware
North West
LA International
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago