The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 117 108 115
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 26 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.83% 1.04% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.38% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 12
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£494 £410 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.42% +6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £451 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £19.50 £91.25
% change year-on-year
+73.07% -78.63%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2350 2179 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.47% 75.42% 71.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1514 1312 1088
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 86 65
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £12.31 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South West

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Bristol -7 1 - - 1
Dorset - - - - 1
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England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 43 (84.31%) Finance
2 29 (56.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 27 (52.94%) Business Transformation
3 27 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (47.06%) Banking
5 21 (41.18%) Data Modelling
6 17 (33.33%) MS Visio
6 17 (33.33%) UML
6 17 (33.33%) SSADM
6 17 (33.33%) Business Analysis
7 16 (31.37%) BPMN
7 16 (31.37%) Basel III
7 16 (31.37%) Solvency II
7 16 (31.37%) DSDM
7 16 (31.37%) Basel II
7 16 (31.37%) BPR
8 11 (21.57%) Change Management
9 8 (15.69%) SAP
9 8 (15.69%) Business Process Improvement
10 7 (13.73%) Migration
10 7 (13.73%) Retail
11 6 (11.76%) MOS
11 6 (11.76%) Retail Banking
11 6 (11.76%) COREP
12 5 (9.80%) FINREP
12 5 (9.80%) FATCA
12 5 (9.80%) CIMA
12 5 (9.80%) ACCA
12 5 (9.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (7.84%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP CO
1 3 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (5.88%) SAP FI
2 2 (3.92%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (3.92%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.96%) SAP EWM
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.96%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.96%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.96%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) ATM
2 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) QlikView
General
1 43 (84.31%) Finance
2 24 (47.06%) Banking
3 7 (13.73%) Retail
4 6 (11.76%) Retail Banking
5 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Local Government
6 1 (1.96%) Billing
6 1 (1.96%) Law
6 1 (1.96%) Legal
6 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (82.35%) Analyst
2 40 (78.43%) Business Analyst
3 23 (45.10%) Senior Analyst
3 23 (45.10%) Senior Business Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) SAP Business Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) UML Business Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Data Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) SAP SD Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) SAP PP Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) Senior Applications Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
1 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.92%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Requirements Analysis
2 27 (52.94%) Business Transformation
2 27 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (41.18%) Data Modelling
4 17 (33.33%) UML
4 17 (33.33%) SSADM
4 17 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 16 (31.37%) BPMN
5 16 (31.37%) DSDM
5 16 (31.37%) BPR
6 11 (21.57%) Change Management
7 8 (15.69%) Business Process Improvement
8 7 (13.73%) Migration
9 4 (7.84%) Information Management
10 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (5.88%) Use Case
10 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
11 2 (3.92%) PRINCE
11 2 (3.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
1 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) MOS
2 5 (9.80%) CIMA
2 5 (9.80%) ACCA
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) MCITP
4 1 (1.96%) SSCP
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (31.37%) Basel III
1 16 (31.37%) Solvency II
1 16 (31.37%) Basel II
2 6 (11.76%) COREP
3 5 (9.80%) FINREP
3 5 (9.80%) FATCA
3 5 (9.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) SAP
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
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