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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 131 123 113
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 32 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 0.70% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.92% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 13
Median daily rate £420 £409 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% +13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £276 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £60.98 £27.19
% change year-on-year
-38.50% +124.25%
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
3041 2840 2333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.07% 76.92% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1919 1679 1251
Median daily rate £415 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 124 97
Median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +18.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.08 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 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 June 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 -7 20 £525 -25.00% 5
Cheshire -3 5 £455 -1.62%
Merseyside - 5 £313 -
Lancashire -8 2 £451 +24.48%
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England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 19 (33.93%) MS Office
2 19 (33.93%) Finance
3 18 (32.14%) PeopleSoft
3 18 (32.14%) Mentoring
4 13 (23.21%) Business Analysis
5 9 (16.07%) Project Management
6 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.50%) Banking
8 6 (10.71%) AIFMD
8 6 (10.71%) UCITS
8 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.93%) ITIL
10 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
10 4 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (7.14%) Migration
11 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
11 3 (5.36%) Target Operating Model
11 3 (5.36%) Web Development
11 3 (5.36%) Legal
11 3 (5.36%) Retail
11 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (5.36%) User Stories
11 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow
11 3 (5.36%) Requirements Management
11 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
11 3 (5.36%) HP
11 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
11 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce

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 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 19 (33.93%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Build Forge
General
1 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Legal
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Analyst
2 21 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Operations Business Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Project Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Business Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Business Operations Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Business Project Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Transition Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Transition Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Transition Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Process Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Developer
7 2 (3.57%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) ITIL Business Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) HTML
1 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) HPUX
2 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Mentoring
2 13 (23.21%) Business Analysis
3 9 (16.07%) Project Management
4 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.93%) ITIL
7 4 (7.14%) Migration
7 4 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.36%) Requirements Management
8 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (5.36%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (5.36%) User Stories
8 3 (5.36%) Web Development
9 2 (3.57%) Business Process Mapping
9 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.57%) Logical Data Model
9 2 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) Java
2 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.79%) CISA
1 1 (1.79%) CISM
1 1 (1.79%) CISSP
1 1 (1.79%) ISEB
1 1 (1.79%) PCI QSA
1 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) AIFMD
1 6 (10.71%) UCITS
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) HP
3 3 (5.36%) SAP
3 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.79%) Ariba
4 1 (1.79%) GoldenSource
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Progress
4 1 (1.79%) Remedy
4 1 (1.79%) Trillium
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
FT Select
Rate: From £325 to £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago