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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 124 114 111
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 23 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.56% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.77% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 3
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£409 £360 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.54% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £389 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.25% -8.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2778 2203 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.40% 73.14% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1647 1165 895
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 94 83
Average hourly rate £34.00 £26.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% +26.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.37 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 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 6 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
Manchester -8 11 £700 +89.83%
Lancashire +14 7 £370 +12.12% 2
Cheshire -5 3 £325 -9.72% 1
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England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Business Analysis
2 11 (21.15%) Oracle
3 10 (19.23%) SOA
3 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.23%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (17.31%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (17.31%) Middleware
5 8 (15.38%) SDLC
6 7 (13.46%) Oracle TCA
6 7 (13.46%) Open Source
6 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (13.46%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (11.54%) Data Management
7 6 (11.54%) Migration
7 6 (11.54%) ERP
7 6 (11.54%) ITIL
7 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 6 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (9.62%) Data Quality
8 5 (9.62%) Master Data Management
8 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 5 (9.62%) NHS
8 5 (9.62%) Quality Management
8 5 (9.62%) Legal
8 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
8 5 (9.62%) Degree
9 4 (7.69%) Problem Management
9 4 (7.69%) Requirements Management

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.85%) Lync
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.92%) Mule
4 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle TCA
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (5.77%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (3.85%) SAP ERP
4 2 (3.85%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.85%) PeopleTools
1 2 (3.85%) MorphX
2 1 (1.92%) Hudson
2 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Legal
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Analyst
2 21 (40.38%) Business Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Architect
4 7 (13.46%) Oracle Architect
4 7 (13.46%) Middleware Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Business Change Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Change Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Service Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Service Improvement Manager
7 3 (5.77%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) SAP Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Business Change Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Business Manager
8 2 (3.85%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) Middleware
1 9 (17.31%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (5.77%) JMS
3 2 (3.85%) JDBC
4 1 (1.92%) SOAP
4 1 (1.92%) Web Services
4 1 (1.92%) XML
4 1 (1.92%) XSD
4 1 (1.92%) XSLT
4 1 (1.92%) WSDL
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (1.92%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) NHS
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) GIS
4 2 (3.85%) Life Science
4 2 (3.85%) Data Conversion
4 2 (3.85%) EPoS
5 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Linux
1 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
1 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
1 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Solaris
2 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Business Analysis
2 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.23%) SOA
2 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (15.38%) SDLC
4 7 (13.46%) Open Source
5 6 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (11.54%) Migration
5 6 (11.54%) ERP
5 6 (11.54%) ITIL
5 6 (11.54%) Data Management
6 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
6 5 (9.62%) Project Management
6 5 (9.62%) Quality Management
6 5 (9.62%) Master Data Management
7 4 (7.69%) Business Transformation
7 4 (7.69%) Change Management
7 4 (7.69%) Requirements Management
7 4 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) X++
2 2 (3.85%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) HND
4 1 (1.92%) ISEB
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
1 2 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) SAP
4 3 (5.77%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (5.77%) VMware
5 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.92%) ATG
6 1 (1.92%) Stellent
6 1 (1.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.92%) Endeca
6 1 (1.92%) Eloqua
6 1 (1.92%) Retek
6 1 (1.92%) Lotus
Lancashire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £370.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago