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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 125 122 109
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 26 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 0.31% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.43% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 4
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£485 £375 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.33% +35.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £296 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £575 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £19.50 £91.25
% change year-on-year
+73.07% -78.63%
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
2727 2073 1641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 74.81% 72.41% 70.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1482 1064 811
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 126 80
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.15% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -13 10 £300 -11.76% 3
Cheshire - 5 £500 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £675 -
GAP Analysis
England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 11 (32.35%) Finance
1 11 (32.35%) Business Analysis
2 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (11.76%) QlikView
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL
5 4 (11.76%) NHS
6 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (8.82%) SOA
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (8.82%) Banking
6 3 (8.82%) BPEL
6 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Requirements Management
7 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (5.88%) Lync
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (5.88%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.94%) SAP MM
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.94%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) QlikView
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.88%) ERwin
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Law
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Business Analyst
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Change Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Service Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Financial Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Business Change Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Service Improvement Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 2 (5.88%) NHS Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Change Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) QlikView Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Business Change Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) JMS
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
1 2 (5.88%) MDX
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (5.88%) JDBC
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) NHS
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) EPoS
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Human Factors
2 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
1 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Business Analysis
2 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL
6 3 (8.82%) SOA
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 3 (8.82%) BPEL
6 3 (8.82%) Requirements Management
6 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.88%) Use Case
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.88%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) HND
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
1 2 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Cognos
4 1 (2.94%) Capita
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
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