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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 206 177 159
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -18
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 48 54 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.64% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.89% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 36
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£419 £358 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.13% -20.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £473 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.25 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-72.94% -
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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
6904 6079 5346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.77% 72.15% 70.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3808 3190 2643
Average daily rate £398 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 256 330
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 -13 16 £488 +50.00% 1
Berkshire -2 13 £400 +2.56% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £365 -10.97%
Oxfordshire - 3 £415 - 1
West Sussex -11 2 - - 2
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (34.69%) Finance
2 29 (29.59%) Project Management
3 25 (25.51%) Business Analysis
4 22 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (16.33%) MS Excel
5 16 (16.33%) MS Visio
5 16 (16.33%) Data Modelling
6 15 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (14.29%) SAP
7 14 (14.29%) ISEB
8 13 (13.27%) Change Management
8 13 (13.27%) Waterfall
9 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
10 10 (10.20%) Migration
11 9 (9.18%) Data Analysis
11 9 (9.18%) Use Case
12 8 (8.16%) Test Scripting
13 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
13 7 (7.14%) Data Architecture
14 6 (6.12%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (6.12%) Risk Management
14 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
15 5 (5.10%) BPR
15 5 (5.10%) MS Project
15 5 (5.10%) Workflow
15 5 (5.10%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
15 5 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
16 4 (4.08%) Data Mapping

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (16.33%) MS Excel
1 16 (16.33%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.10%) MS Project
3 4 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.06%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) SAP SRM
2 2 (2.04%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.02%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (1.02%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.02%) Exstream
3 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.02%) SAP EWM
3 1 (1.02%) SAP FSCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) Intranet
2 1 (1.02%) LAN
2 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.04%) Essbase
2 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.04%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (1.02%) Rational Rose
General
1 34 (34.69%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.08%) Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Automotive
4 3 (3.06%) Legal
4 3 (3.06%) Billing
4 3 (3.06%) Marketing
5 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Retail
5 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.02%) Front Office
6 1 (1.02%) French Language
6 1 (1.02%) German Language
Job Titles
1 63 (64.29%) Analyst
2 49 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (9.18%) Data Analyst
4 8 (8.16%) Consultant
5 7 (7.14%) Deployment Manager
6 6 (6.12%) IT Business Analyst
6 6 (6.12%) Architect
7 5 (5.10%) Business IT Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.06%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) SAP Support
9 3 (3.06%) SAP Support Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) Business Data Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) XML
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.02%) .NET
3 1 (1.02%) HTML
3 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.02%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.06%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.02%) GIS
4 1 (1.02%) EPoS
4 1 (1.02%) NHS
4 1 (1.02%) CESG
4 1 (1.02%) PDA
4 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.02%) Life Science
4 1 (1.02%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
1 3 (3.06%) Windows
1 3 (3.06%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.59%) Project Management
2 25 (25.51%) Business Analysis
3 22 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (16.33%) Data Modelling
5 15 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (13.27%) Change Management
6 13 (13.27%) Waterfall
7 10 (10.20%) Migration
8 9 (9.18%) Data Analysis
8 9 (9.18%) Use Case
9 8 (8.16%) Test Scripting
10 7 (7.14%) Data Architecture
11 6 (6.12%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (6.12%) Risk Management
12 5 (5.10%) BPR
12 5 (5.10%) Workflow
12 5 (5.10%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 5 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (4.08%) Data Mapping
13 4 (4.08%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.04%) SQL
2 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) ISEB
2 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) MBA
4 1 (1.02%) Degree
4 1 (1.02%) IIBA
4 1 (1.02%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.04%) Solvency II
2 2 (2.04%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) SAP
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle
4 2 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.04%) HP
4 2 (2.04%) Ariba
4 2 (2.04%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.02%) IBM
West Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Sperry Partners
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: 12 days ago