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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 120 119 117
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 8 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.46% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
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£313 £483 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.23% +26.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £270 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £569 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £20.00 £82.50
% change year-on-year
-42.50% -75.75%
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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
2274 1963 1757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.76% 72.78% 66.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1353 1000 942
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 97 83
Average hourly rate £26.50 £33.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 -1 4 £300 -39.24% 1
Cheshire - - - - 2
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) SAP
3 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) PowerPivot
4 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (9.52%) MDX
4 2 (9.52%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (9.52%) QlikView
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) SAP MM
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) Cognos
4 2 (9.52%) zOS
4 2 (9.52%) NHS
4 2 (9.52%) ERwin
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.52%) DB2
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) Law

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP MM
1 2 (9.52%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (9.52%) SAP QM
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.76%) Teamcenter
2 1 (4.76%) SAP PM
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
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
1 2 (9.52%) DB2
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) ERwin
2 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (14.29%) Legal
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Law
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) NHS Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 2 (9.52%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SAP QM Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Head of IT
5 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Document Controller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) MDX
2 1 (4.76%) JDBC
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) JMS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.52%) Workflow
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Data Security
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) PLM
4 1 (4.76%) BPEL
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) SOA
4 1 (4.76%) ETL
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Java
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
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
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Primavera
4 1 (4.76%) Lagan
4 1 (4.76%) Capita
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £520.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago