The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 173 203 187
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 83 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.49% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.68% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 30
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£383 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% -8.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £442 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.43% -
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%
GAP Analysis
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7510 6809 6094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.02% 71.99% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4242 3803 3178
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 261 265
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South East

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the South East region.

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +14 31 £475 +5.55% 2
Hampshire -2 19 £319 -15.00% 1
Surrey +11 15 £455 +40.00%
West Sussex -14 7 £360 -44.61% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £390 +168.96%
Kent -5 2 £375 -21.05% 2
East Sussex -9 2 £430 - 1
Sussex - 2 - -
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England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 38 (29.01%) Finance
2 35 (26.72%) Business Analysis
3 33 (25.19%) Project Management
4 27 (20.61%) MS Excel
5 25 (19.08%) Data Modelling
6 24 (18.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (17.56%) MS Visio
8 21 (16.03%) ISEB
8 21 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (14.50%) Migration
10 18 (13.74%) Waterfall
11 17 (12.98%) ITIL
12 15 (11.45%) Service Management
13 14 (10.69%) SAP
13 14 (10.69%) Microsoft
14 12 (9.16%) Data Analysis
15 11 (8.40%) Telecoms
16 10 (7.63%) Change Management
16 10 (7.63%) SQL Server
16 10 (7.63%) Security Cleared
17 9 (6.87%) Data Architecture
17 9 (6.87%) Management Information System
17 9 (6.87%) Data Governance
18 8 (6.11%) PRINCE2
18 8 (6.11%) Retail
19 7 (5.34%) Degree
19 7 (5.34%) Data Quality
19 7 (5.34%) Use Case
19 7 (5.34%) Data Mapping

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (3.05%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.05%) IIS
1 4 (3.05%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (20.61%) MS Excel
2 23 (17.56%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.58%) MS Project
4 3 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.53%) MS Office
6 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.53%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (1.53%) Retail-J
2 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.76%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.76%) Exstream
3 1 (0.76%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FI-FM
3 1 (0.76%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.58%) Internet
2 5 (3.82%) Firewall
3 4 (3.05%) Intranet
4 3 (2.29%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.53%) Network Security
5 2 (1.53%) VoIP
6 1 (0.76%) Megaco
6 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.76%) MGCP
6 1 (0.76%) RTP
6 1 (0.76%) SS7
6 1 (0.76%) IPv4
6 1 (0.76%) IPv6
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.76%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.82%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.53%) Star Schema
4 2 (1.53%) Essbase
5 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) JIRA
1 4 (3.05%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.76%) Axure RP
General
1 38 (29.01%) Finance
2 11 (8.40%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.11%) Retail
4 4 (3.05%) Billing
5 3 (2.29%) Automotive
6 2 (1.53%) Marketing
6 2 (1.53%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 62 (47.33%) Analyst
2 50 (38.17%) Business Analyst
3 25 (19.08%) Consultant
4 12 (9.16%) Architect
4 12 (9.16%) Service Improvement Consultant
5 8 (6.11%) Data Analyst
5 8 (6.11%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.34%) IT Business Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) SAP Consultant
7 6 (4.58%) Business IT Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Designer
9 4 (3.05%) Business Data Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (3.05%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.29%) Business Systems Analyst
10 3 (2.29%) Administrator
10 3 (2.29%) Solutions Designer
10 3 (2.29%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.58%) .NET
2 3 (2.29%) Web Services
2 3 (2.29%) XML
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.76%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.76%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.87%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.29%) NHS
3 3 (2.29%) User Experience
3 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.76%) GIS
5 1 (0.76%) EPoS
5 1 (0.76%) IPTV
5 1 (0.76%) PDA
5 1 (0.76%) Life Science
5 1 (0.76%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.82%) Windows
2 2 (1.53%) Linux
2 2 (1.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.72%) Business Analysis
2 33 (25.19%) Project Management
3 25 (19.08%) Data Modelling
4 24 (18.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (14.50%) Migration
6 18 (13.74%) Waterfall
7 17 (12.98%) ITIL
8 15 (11.45%) Service Management
9 12 (9.16%) Data Analysis
10 10 (7.63%) Change Management
11 9 (6.87%) Data Architecture
11 9 (6.87%) Data Governance
12 8 (6.11%) PRINCE2
13 7 (5.34%) Use Case
13 7 (5.34%) Data Mapping
13 7 (5.34%) Logical Data Model
13 7 (5.34%) Technical Analysis
14 6 (4.58%) Data Management
14 6 (4.58%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.29%) Java
1 3 (2.29%) SQL
2 2 (1.53%) C
3 1 (0.76%) C++
3 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.76%) ABAP
3 1 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (16.03%) ISEB
2 10 (7.63%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.34%) Degree
3 7 (5.34%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.29%) CISSP
5 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.53%) PMP
5 2 (1.53%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.76%) GIAC
6 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.05%) QA
3 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (10.69%) SAP
1 14 (10.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.58%) Oracle
3 2 (1.53%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (1.53%) Siebel
3 2 (1.53%) Ariba
3 2 (1.53%) Hyperion
3 2 (1.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.76%) webMethods
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco
4 1 (0.76%) IBM
4 1 (0.76%) HP
4 1 (0.76%) Capita
4 1 (0.76%) Vermilion
4 1 (0.76%) Verint
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