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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 108 93 112
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 31 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.99% 1.12% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.57% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 11
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£500 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £368 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £476 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £20.00 £82.50
% change year-on-year
-42.50% -75.75%
GAP Analysis
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2272 1784 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.29% 71.65% 70.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1533 1145 1116
Average daily rate £413 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 99 100
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 29 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
Wiltshire -2 20 £500 +11.04%
Bristol -10 5 £350 -7.89% 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 36 (62.07%) Finance
2 29 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 27 (46.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (37.93%) Business Transformation
5 20 (34.48%) Banking
6 19 (32.76%) Data Modelling
7 17 (29.31%) MS Visio
8 16 (27.59%) UML
8 16 (27.59%) SSADM
9 15 (25.86%) DSDM
9 15 (25.86%) BPR
9 15 (25.86%) Basel II
9 15 (25.86%) Business Analysis
9 15 (25.86%) Solvency II
9 15 (25.86%) Basel III
9 15 (25.86%) BPMN
10 8 (13.79%) Migration
11 7 (12.07%) COREP
12 6 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (10.34%) CIMA
12 6 (10.34%) Change Management
12 6 (10.34%) ACCA
12 6 (10.34%) FINREP
12 6 (10.34%) FATCA
12 6 (10.34%) Business Process Improvement
13 5 (8.62%) Requirements Management
13 5 (8.62%) MOS
13 5 (8.62%) SAP
14 4 (6.90%) Windows
14 4 (6.90%) Information Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (29.31%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.72%) SAP EWM
1 1 (1.72%) SAP SD
1 1 (1.72%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.72%) SAP PP
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.72%) LDAP
2 1 (1.72%) ATM
2 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) QlikView
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) RequisitePro
General
1 36 (62.07%) Finance
2 20 (34.48%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 3 (5.17%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.72%) Billing
6 1 (1.72%) Local Government
6 1 (1.72%) Law
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (87.93%) Analyst
2 43 (74.14%) Business Analyst
3 22 (37.93%) Senior Analyst
3 22 (37.93%) Senior Business Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) Process Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Citrix Architect
6 2 (3.45%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) SAP Business Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Citrix Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (1.72%) Data Migration Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) SAP PP Consultant
7 1 (1.72%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 27 (46.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (37.93%) Business Transformation
4 19 (32.76%) Data Modelling
5 16 (27.59%) UML
5 16 (27.59%) SSADM
6 15 (25.86%) DSDM
6 15 (25.86%) BPR
6 15 (25.86%) Business Analysis
6 15 (25.86%) BPMN
7 8 (13.79%) Migration
8 6 (10.34%) Change Management
8 6 (10.34%) Business Process Improvement
9 5 (8.62%) Requirements Management
10 4 (6.90%) Information Management
11 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (5.17%) Technical Analysis
12 2 (3.45%) Validation
12 2 (3.45%) Information Security
12 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) CIMA
1 6 (10.34%) ACCA
2 5 (8.62%) MOS
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) MCITP
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) HND
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.72%) ISEB
4 1 (1.72%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.86%) Basel II
1 15 (25.86%) Solvency II
1 15 (25.86%) Basel III
2 7 (12.07%) COREP
3 6 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (10.34%) FINREP
3 6 (10.34%) FATCA
4 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) XenApp
1 2 (3.45%) XenDesktop
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) SAP
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) VMware
3 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
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