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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 195 203 188
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 62 63 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.67% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.86% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 29
Average daily rate £450 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £60.00 £10.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+485.36% -48.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.25 £11.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+412.76% -41.25%
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
6728 7288 6385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.68% 77.43% 74.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4146 4014 3407
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 236 265
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 20 £400 - 1
Surrey -1 20 £525 +7.69%
Hampshire +12 11 £475 +58.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 4 £398 +8.90% 4
Oxfordshire +4 3 £350 -30.69%
Kent -8 2 £340 - 5
West Sussex +6 1 - -
Middlesex -4 1 £357 -18.51%
GAP Analysis
England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 41 (30.60%) Finance
2 38 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (28.36%) Business Analysis
3 24 (17.91%) SAP
3 24 (17.91%) Banking
4 20 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (13.43%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 16 (11.94%) Asset Management
6 16 (11.94%) Data Analysis
6 16 (11.94%) Change Management
7 15 (11.19%) Migration
7 15 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (11.19%) SQL
7 15 (11.19%) PRINCE2
8 13 (9.70%) ITIL
8 13 (9.70%) Oracle
8 13 (9.70%) ERP
8 13 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (9.70%) Degree
8 13 (9.70%) Security Cleared
8 13 (9.70%) Waterfall
8 13 (9.70%) SDLC
8 13 (9.70%) Mentoring
9 12 (8.96%) Translating Business Requirements
9 12 (8.96%) Investment Banking
9 12 (8.96%) Workflow
10 11 (8.21%) Management Information System
10 11 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (8.21%) BPR
10 11 (8.21%) Use Case

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (6.72%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.99%) MS Office
4 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Eagle PACE
1 7 (5.22%) SAP HCM
1 7 (5.22%) SAP MM
2 5 (3.73%) SAP FI
3 4 (2.99%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (2.99%) SAP CO
3 4 (2.99%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (2.99%) SAP QM
4 3 (2.24%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (2.24%) SAP PP
4 3 (2.24%) SAP PP-PI
5 2 (1.49%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.49%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) LAN
1 2 (1.49%) WAN
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.75%) Essbase
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.75%) LSMW
2 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 41 (30.60%) Finance
2 24 (17.91%) Banking
3 12 (8.96%) Investment Banking
4 10 (7.46%) Manufacturing
4 10 (7.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.73%) Publishing
6 4 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.24%) General Ledger
7 3 (2.24%) Retail
8 2 (1.49%) Automotive
8 2 (1.49%) Back Office
8 2 (1.49%) Billing
8 2 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (52.24%) Analyst
2 57 (42.54%) Business Analyst
3 30 (22.39%) Consultant
4 17 (12.69%) SAP Consultant
5 16 (11.94%) Data Business Analyst
6 11 (8.21%) Architect
6 11 (8.21%) Finance Business Analyst
6 11 (8.21%) Financial Analyst
7 8 (5.97%) Oracle Analyst
7 8 (5.97%) Oracle Business Analyst
8 7 (5.22%) Banking Analyst
8 7 (5.22%) Business Systems Analyst
8 7 (5.22%) Functional Consultant
9 6 (4.48%) Supply Chain Consultant
10 5 (3.73%) Banking Business Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Data Warehouse Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 5 (3.73%) SAP Supply Chain Consultant
10 5 (3.73%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.73%) .NET
2 1 (0.75%) FpML
2 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.21%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.72%) Life Science
4 3 (2.24%) CESG
4 3 (2.24%) LIMS
5 2 (1.49%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.75%) Derivative
6 1 (0.75%) Economics
6 1 (0.75%) FMCG
6 1 (0.75%) NHS
6 1 (0.75%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.75%) Linux
1 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (28.36%) Business Analysis
2 18 (13.43%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 16 (11.94%) Asset Management
3 16 (11.94%) Change Management
3 16 (11.94%) Data Analysis
4 15 (11.19%) Migration
4 15 (11.19%) PRINCE2
4 15 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (9.70%) ERP
5 13 (9.70%) ITIL
5 13 (9.70%) Mentoring
5 13 (9.70%) SDLC
5 13 (9.70%) Waterfall
6 12 (8.96%) Translating Business Requirements
6 12 (8.96%) Workflow
7 11 (8.21%) BPR
7 11 (8.21%) Use Case
8 10 (7.46%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.19%) SQL
2 3 (2.24%) ABAP
3 1 (0.75%) Java
3 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (9.70%) Degree
1 13 (9.70%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.72%) ISEB
3 7 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (3.73%) SAP Certification
5 4 (2.99%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.99%) PMP
6 2 (1.49%) ACCA
6 2 (1.49%) CISSP
7 1 (0.75%) CIMA
7 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.22%) ISO 9000
2 4 (2.99%) JSP 440
3 3 (2.24%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.24%) RMADS
4 1 (0.75%) GAAP
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.75%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (17.91%) SAP
2 13 (9.70%) Oracle
3 9 (6.72%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.22%) Vermilion
5 6 (4.48%) JD Edwards
6 4 (2.99%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.49%) ATG
8 2 (1.49%) Cognos
8 2 (1.49%) Endeca
9 1 (0.75%) Adobe
9 1 (0.75%) Google
9 1 (0.75%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.75%) IBM
9 1 (0.75%) IFS
9 1 (0.75%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.75%) Perforce
9 1 (0.75%) Progress
9 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.75%) VMware
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
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Posted: 19 days ago