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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 216 195 185
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -10
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 48 42 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.50% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.70% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 32
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£425 £390 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £485 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £446 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +116.25%
GAP Analysis
England

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
7286 5994 6023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.01% 70.69% 70.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4103 3270 2926
Average daily rate £386 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 232 350
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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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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
Surrey -15 12 £500 +33.33% 4
Berkshire +5 11 £413 +5.76%
Buckinghamshire - 8 £400 - 1
Middlesex +4 5 £470 -
Oxfordshire -19 4 £500 -
West Sussex -2 3 £450 +26.76%
Hampshire -20 3 £525 +20.00%
Kent - - - - 1
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England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 32 (32.99%) Finance
2 23 (23.71%) Project Management
3 19 (19.59%) SAP
4 17 (17.53%) Change Management
5 16 (16.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (13.40%) Management Information System
6 13 (13.40%) Business Analysis
6 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (12.37%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (11.34%) Use Case
9 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
9 10 (10.31%) Migration
10 9 (9.28%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
12 7 (7.22%) MS Visio
12 7 (7.22%) BPR
12 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
12 7 (7.22%) Security Cleared
13 6 (6.19%) Test Scripting
13 6 (6.19%) Business Development
13 6 (6.19%) MS Project
13 6 (6.19%) Banking
14 5 (5.15%) Billing
14 5 (5.15%) TOGAF
14 5 (5.15%) Risk Management
14 5 (5.15%) Legal
14 5 (5.15%) Workflow
14 5 (5.15%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (7.22%) MS Visio
2 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.19%) MS Project
4 1 (1.03%) MS Office
4 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) SAP SRM
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.03%) Exstream
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.03%) SAP MDM
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.03%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (1.03%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.03%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (1.03%) SAP FI-AA
4 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.03%) SAP EWM
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) Firewall
1 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.03%) LAN
1 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) JIRA
2 1 (1.03%) Rational Rose
General
1 32 (32.99%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.19%) Banking
4 5 (5.15%) Billing
4 5 (5.15%) Legal
5 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.09%) Automotive
5 3 (3.09%) Marketing
6 2 (2.06%) French Language
6 2 (2.06%) German Language
6 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Retail
7 1 (1.03%) Front Office
7 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (52.58%) Analyst
2 33 (34.02%) Business Analyst
3 12 (12.37%) Architect
4 11 (11.34%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (9.28%) Consultant
6 7 (7.22%) Process Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Deployment Manager
8 5 (5.15%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.12%) Forecast Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Architect
9 4 (4.12%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.12%) SAP Consultant
10 3 (3.09%) Information Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) Financial Business Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) SAP Support
10 3 (3.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) XML
2 1 (1.03%) HTML
2 1 (1.03%) .NET
2 1 (1.03%) Mason
2 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Management Information System
1 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.06%) CMDB
3 1 (1.03%) CESG
3 1 (1.03%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.03%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.12%) Windows
2 3 (3.09%) Windows XP
2 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.71%) Project Management
2 17 (17.53%) Change Management
3 16 (16.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (13.40%) Business Analysis
5 11 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.34%) Use Case
6 10 (10.31%) Migration
7 9 (9.28%) Waterfall
8 8 (8.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.22%) BPR
10 6 (6.19%) Test Scripting
10 6 (6.19%) Business Development
11 5 (5.15%) TOGAF
11 5 (5.15%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.15%) Workflow
11 5 (5.15%) UML
11 5 (5.15%) CRM
11 5 (5.15%) ITIL
11 5 (5.15%) SOA
11 5 (5.15%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.03%) C
1 1 (1.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) ISEB
4 1 (1.03%) MBA
4 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.03%) PCI QSA
4 1 (1.03%) Degree
4 1 (1.03%) IIBA
4 1 (1.03%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) Solvency II
1 2 (2.06%) QA
1 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.06%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (19.59%) SAP
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle
4 3 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.06%) JDA
5 2 (2.06%) HP
5 2 (2.06%) Primavera
5 2 (2.06%) Siebel
5 2 (2.06%) Metastorm
5 2 (2.06%) Open Text
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