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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 127 127 126
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 12 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.29% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
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£413 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £363 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £433 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £43.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +116.25%
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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
2319 2063 2051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.78% 74.02% 65.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1026 1037
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 110 82
Average hourly rate £28.00 £22.88 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.40% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 -12 5 £275 -24.13% 8
Lancashire - 1 - -
Merseyside - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
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England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 5 (22.73%) SAP
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 3 (13.64%) Change Management
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) DB2
4 2 (9.09%) UNIX
4 2 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) zOS
4 2 (9.09%) SAP MM
4 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
4 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.09%) Workflow
4 2 (9.09%) Law
4 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 2 (9.09%) SAP QM
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) OMEGAMON

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (4.55%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP MM
1 2 (9.09%) SAP QM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP PM
2 1 (4.55%) Teamcenter
2 1 (4.55%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.55%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) QlikView
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) ERwin
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Law
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) IT Auditor
4 2 (9.09%) SAP QM Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Auditor
5 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Document Controller
5 1 (4.55%) Head of IT Security
5 1 (4.55%) NHS Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Head of Security
5 1 (4.55%) SAP WM Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) SAP PM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) jQuery
1 1 (4.55%) MDX
1 1 (4.55%) Ajax
1 1 (4.55%) HTML5
1 1 (4.55%) XML
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) UNIX
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) Information Security
2 3 (13.64%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) Workflow
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Use Case
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (4.55%) Line Management
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) PLM
4 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.55%) Validation
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Lagan
3 1 (4.55%) Primavera
3 1 (4.55%) Cognos
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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