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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 209 204 190
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 68 49 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.53% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.71% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 31
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£388 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £304 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £517 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £389 £420
% change year-on-year
+9.96% -7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £60.98 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £15.39 £63.00
% change year-on-year
+296.36% -75.57%
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
7715 6912 6396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.74% 74.40% 73.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4732 3901 3519
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 270 259
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.42 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Buckinghamshire +14 27 £310 -14.48% 1
Berkshire -5 14 £444 -1.38% 1
Hampshire +6 10 £400 +33.33% 2
East Sussex +3 6 £438 -18.60%
Surrey -14 5 £525 +31.25% 1
Oxfordshire -21 3 £463 -15.90% 2
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England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 34 (25.00%) Finance
2 31 (22.79%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (19.85%) Business Analysis
4 24 (17.65%) Banking
5 21 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (14.71%) ITIL
7 19 (13.97%) Management Information System
8 17 (12.50%) Retail
9 16 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (11.76%) Information Security
9 16 (11.76%) Service Management
9 16 (11.76%) Project Management
10 15 (11.03%) Waterfall
11 14 (10.29%) Migration
12 12 (8.82%) MS Excel
13 11 (8.09%) Microsoft
13 11 (8.09%) ISEB
13 11 (8.09%) CISSP
13 11 (8.09%) Risk Management
14 10 (7.35%) Degree
15 9 (6.62%) Data Analysis
15 9 (6.62%) Firewall
15 9 (6.62%) MS Visio
15 9 (6.62%) Data Modelling
16 8 (5.88%) Data Management
16 8 (5.88%) Security Testing
16 8 (5.88%) System Testing
16 8 (5.88%) Use Case
17 7 (5.15%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (2.94%) IIS
1 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) MS Project
3 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.21%) WebTrends
2 3 (2.21%) Optimost
3 1 (0.74%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.74%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.74%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.74%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.74%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.74%) SAP FI-FM
3 1 (0.74%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.62%) Firewall
2 4 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) SNMP
3 1 (0.74%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.47%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.74%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (5.15%) JIRA
2 4 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.74%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.74%) Subversion
3 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
General
1 34 (25.00%) Finance
2 24 (17.65%) Banking
3 17 (12.50%) Retail
4 6 (4.41%) Marketing
5 5 (3.68%) Italian Language
5 5 (3.68%) Legal
5 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.94%) Norwegian Language
6 4 (2.94%) Swedish Language
6 4 (2.94%) Danish Language
7 3 (2.21%) Billing
8 2 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.47%) Back Office
8 2 (1.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.74%) Front Office
9 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.74%) Automotive
9 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (41.91%) Analyst
2 37 (27.21%) Business Analyst
3 26 (19.12%) Consultant
4 14 (10.29%) Architect
5 12 (8.82%) Service Improvement Consultant
6 11 (8.09%) Systems Analyst
7 9 (6.62%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.88%) Team Leader
9 6 (4.41%) Product Manager
9 6 (4.41%) E-Commerce Manager
10 5 (3.68%) Information Security Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) Information Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) Security Consultant
10 5 (3.68%) Security Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) Information Assurance Consultant
11 4 (2.94%) Security Manager
11 4 (2.94%) Senior Project Manager
11 4 (2.94%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.41%) .NET
2 3 (2.21%) Web Services
3 2 (1.47%) XML
3 2 (1.47%) Mason
4 1 (0.74%) REST
4 1 (0.74%) Middleware
4 1 (0.74%) FpML
4 1 (0.74%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (13.97%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.41%) Social Media
3 6 (4.41%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.94%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.21%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.21%) RMADS
5 3 (2.21%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.47%) CESG
7 1 (0.74%) Derivative
7 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.21%) Windows
2 2 (1.47%) UNIX
3 1 (0.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.79%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (19.85%) Business Analysis
3 20 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (14.71%) ITIL
4 16 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (11.76%) Information Security
4 16 (11.76%) Project Management
4 16 (11.76%) Service Management
5 15 (11.03%) Waterfall
6 14 (10.29%) Migration
7 11 (8.09%) Risk Management
8 9 (6.62%) Data Modelling
8 9 (6.62%) Data Analysis
9 8 (5.88%) Data Management
9 8 (5.88%) Security Testing
9 8 (5.88%) System Testing
9 8 (5.88%) Use Case
10 7 (5.15%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.15%) PRINCE2
10 7 (5.15%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.21%) Java
1 3 (2.21%) SQL
2 2 (1.47%) C
3 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (8.09%) ISEB
1 11 (8.09%) CISSP
2 10 (7.35%) Degree
3 7 (5.15%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.15%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.94%) GIAC
5 3 (2.21%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.47%) PMP
6 2 (1.47%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.74%) APMP
7 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (5.15%) QA
2 5 (3.68%) JSP 440
3 3 (2.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Firmware
1 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (8.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.41%) SAP
3 3 (2.21%) Adobe
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle
3 3 (2.21%) Omniture
3 3 (2.21%) Google
3 3 (2.21%) Maxymiser
3 3 (2.21%) Tealeaf
4 2 (1.47%) Capita
4 2 (1.47%) Siebel
4 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.74%) webMethods
5 1 (0.74%) Remedy
5 1 (0.74%) Perforce
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco
5 1 (0.74%) IBM
5 1 (0.74%) CODA
5 1 (0.74%) Splunk
5 1 (0.74%) Vermilion
5 1 (0.74%) Mashery
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
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Oxfordshire
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Rate: Up to £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day for 3 months
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Orgtel
Rate: £108000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
South East
Orgtel
Rate: £108000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Winchester
ABRS
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago