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 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 190 197 181
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 49 42 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.47% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.66% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 27
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£380 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £320 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £421 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.04% +5.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £63.00 £19.42
% change year-on-year
-38.09% +224.40%
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
6655 6395 7074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.57% 71.98% 70.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3716 3487 3377
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 249 331
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
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 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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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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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 +9 14 £450 +33.33% 2
Surrey +2 10 £386 +6.48% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £365 +3.91%
Hampshire -13 7 £300 -29.41%
Middlesex - 5 £370 - 1
Oxfordshire -3 2 £550 +25.71%
West Sussex +1 1 - -
Kent - - - - 1
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 29 (30.53%) Finance
2 18 (18.95%) Project Management
3 15 (15.79%) Management Information System
4 14 (14.74%) Migration
4 14 (14.74%) SAP
5 13 (13.68%) Change Management
6 12 (12.63%) Telecoms
6 12 (12.63%) Oracle
6 12 (12.63%) Use Case
7 11 (11.58%) Microsoft
7 11 (11.58%) Business Analysis
7 11 (11.58%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (10.53%) CRM
8 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
9 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
9 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (7.37%) Banking
12 6 (6.32%) Retail
12 6 (6.32%) Economics
12 6 (6.32%) Service Delivery
12 6 (6.32%) Project Planning
13 5 (5.26%) Business Development
13 5 (5.26%) Degree
13 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
13 5 (5.26%) Analytics
13 5 (5.26%) TOGAF
13 5 (5.26%) Service Management
13 5 (5.26%) BPR
13 5 (5.26%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (11.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.11%) MS Project
4 2 (2.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.05%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.05%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.05%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.05%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.05%) SAP FI-AA
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) Wireless
2 2 (2.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.05%) WAN
3 1 (1.05%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.16%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) JIRA
General
1 29 (30.53%) Finance
2 12 (12.63%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.37%) Banking
4 6 (6.32%) Retail
5 4 (4.21%) Billing
5 4 (4.21%) Legal
6 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.11%) Automotive
6 2 (2.11%) Marketing
6 2 (2.11%) French Language
7 1 (1.05%) German Language
7 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (52.63%) Analyst
2 32 (33.68%) Business Analyst
3 13 (13.68%) Architect
4 10 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (9.47%) Project Manager
6 8 (8.42%) Consultant
6 8 (8.42%) Process Analyst
7 7 (7.37%) Designer
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Forecast Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.16%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Information Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 2 (2.11%) SAP Manager
10 2 (2.11%) Lead Architect
10 2 (2.11%) HR Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.05%) Mason
2 1 (1.05%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.32%) Economics
3 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.16%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (2.11%) CMDB
4 2 (2.11%) Statistics
5 1 (1.05%) CESG
5 1 (1.05%) RMADS
5 1 (1.05%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.16%) Windows
2 1 (1.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.95%) Project Management
2 14 (14.74%) Migration
3 13 (13.68%) Change Management
4 12 (12.63%) Use Case
5 11 (11.58%) Business Analysis
6 10 (10.53%) CRM
7 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (6.32%) Project Planning
9 6 (6.32%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.26%) BPR
10 5 (5.26%) Service Management
10 5 (5.26%) SOA
10 5 (5.26%) Business Development
10 5 (5.26%) TOGAF
10 5 (5.26%) Analytics
11 4 (4.21%) Information Security
11 4 (4.21%) Data Migration
11 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (4.21%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.16%) SQL
2 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.05%) C
3 1 (1.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.26%) Degree
3 2 (2.11%) ISEB
3 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.05%) MBA
4 1 (1.05%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) Solvency II
2 3 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.11%) QA
3 2 (2.11%) SLA
3 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.05%) Basel III
4 1 (1.05%) Basel II
4 1 (1.05%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) SAP
2 12 (12.63%) Oracle
3 11 (11.58%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.21%) JDA
5 3 (3.16%) Cisco
5 3 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.11%) Primavera
6 2 (2.11%) Metastorm
6 2 (2.11%) Open Text
6 2 (2.11%) Siebel
6 2 (2.11%) Manugistics
7 1 (1.05%) Cognos
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