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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 68 75 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 0.56% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.74% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
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£400 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £19.00 £91.25
% change year-on-year
+77.63% -79.17%
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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
683 807 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.44% 75.99% 72.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 409 245
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.18 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015, 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 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) SAP PM
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) MS Project
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP PM
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP PM Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft