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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 63 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.88% 1.22% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.92% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£500 £413 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -7.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.87% +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
Wales

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
450 261 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 79.09% 63.81% 71.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 151 177
Average daily rate £350 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 9
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.16 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.45 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £97.00 £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 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
Cardiff -20 1 £400 - 1
GAP Analysis
Wales

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) Workflow
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) MS Project
3 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Content Management
4 3 (25.00%) BPMN
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (8.33%) Document Management
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) Advertising
6 1 (8.33%) PaaS
6 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (8.33%) Back Office

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Project
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Workflow
2 5 (41.67%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Content Management
3 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) BPMN
4 3 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Document Management
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
DP Connect
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago