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 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 66 81 81
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.40% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £446 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.42% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
583 750 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 64.99% 69.19% 67.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 391 269
Average daily rate £420 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 28
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.11% -10.71%
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 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 20 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Life Science
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Contact Management
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Contact Management
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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