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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 136 129 126
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 8 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.34% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
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£275 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £298 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £424 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £43.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £43.25 -
% change year-on-year
-73.41% -
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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
2367 2070 2015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.26% 73.09% 66.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 1039 1026
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £486 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 114 100
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £72.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 19 December 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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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 -7 4 £275 -24.13%
Cheshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) SAP
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) PowerPivot
4 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.52%) MDX
4 2 (9.52%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (9.52%) QlikView
4 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow
4 2 (9.52%) Law
4 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.52%) SAP QM
4 2 (9.52%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP QM
1 2 (9.52%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (9.52%) SAP MM
2 1 (4.76%) Teamcenter
2 1 (4.76%) SAP PM
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (9.52%) QlikView
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) ERwin
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 2 (9.52%) Law
4 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 2 (9.52%) SAP QM Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SAP PM Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Head of IT
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) MDX
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) Ajax
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) zOS
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Change Management
2 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Workflow
3 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security
3 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) ETL
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) PLM
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Primavera
4 1 (4.76%) Lagan
4 1 (4.76%) Capita
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