The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 39 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.35% 0.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £398 £505 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.50 £11.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+414.89% -41.25%
GAP Analysis
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
244 298 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 85.92% 81.64% 74.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 198 83
Average daily rate £420 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Average hourly rate £67.50 £18.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+264.86% -50.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.63 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £24.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Oxford region.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

GAP Analysis
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (100.00%) Publishing
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) UML
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Economics
4 1 (20.00%) Critical Success Factor

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 5 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Information Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 4 (80.00%) UML
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft