The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 57 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 7 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.80% 0.30% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.41% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£550 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £421 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.04% +5.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £63.00 £19.42
% change year-on-year
-38.09% +224.40%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
594 735 888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.89% 73.13% 68.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 329 288
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Reading

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (38.46%) Project Management
1 5 (38.46%) CRM
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
1 5 (38.46%) Business Development
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
3 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Wireless
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (15.38%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) Statistics
4 2 (15.38%) Use Case
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
4 2 (15.38%) Force.com
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (15.38%) MS Project

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (15.38%) MS Project
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Wireless
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Network Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
1 5 (38.46%) CRM
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
1 5 (38.46%) Business Development
2 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
3 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) Use Case
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Siebel
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle