The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GAP Analysis
Wales / South Wales
Rank 44 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.81% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £150 £155 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.70 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.50 £60.25 £11.75
% change year-on-year
-14.52% +412.76%

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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
456 513 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 82.61% 88.75% 74.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 369 240
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +200.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing GAP Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GAP Analysis across the South Wales region.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the South Wales region.

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 7 £350 -
Bridgend - 2 £143 -
GAP Analysis
Wales

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 5 (50.00%) NHS
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (50.00%) Information Management
1 5 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (40.00%) Change Control
2 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (30.00%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (30.00%) SIEM
3 3 (30.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) MS Project Server
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Security

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Project Officer
1 5 (50.00%) Project Support Officer
1 5 (50.00%) Support Officer
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAP SD Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Information Management
2 4 (40.00%) Change Control
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (30.00%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Security
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISM
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) HP