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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 126 110 92
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -18
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 24 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.95% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.30% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 11
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£494 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £353 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £550 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £420
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £15.39 £63.00
% change year-on-year
+296.36% -75.57%
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
2532 2308 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.70% 72.99% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1522 1050
Average daily rate £400 £395 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 89 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -5 15 £488 -2.50% 2
Bristol +1 6 £615 +75.71%
Gloucestershire -4 1 £525 +5.00%
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England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (61.70%) Finance
2 25 (53.19%) Requirements Analysis
3 20 (42.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (40.43%) Data Modelling
5 18 (38.30%) Business Transformation
6 17 (36.17%) Business Analysis
7 16 (34.04%) Banking
8 14 (29.79%) UML
9 12 (25.53%) MS Visio
9 12 (25.53%) Change Management
9 12 (25.53%) Use Case
10 11 (23.40%) BPMN
10 11 (23.40%) SSADM
10 11 (23.40%) DSDM
10 11 (23.40%) Basel II
10 11 (23.40%) BPR
10 11 (23.40%) Basel III
10 11 (23.40%) Solvency II
11 7 (14.89%) Business Process Improvement
12 6 (12.77%) Retail
13 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (10.64%) Retail Banking
13 5 (10.64%) Matrix Management
13 5 (10.64%) MOS
13 5 (10.64%) ACCA
13 5 (10.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (10.64%) Migration
13 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
13 5 (10.64%) CIMA
13 5 (10.64%) COREP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) ATM
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
1 1 (2.13%) MVNO
General
1 29 (61.70%) Finance
2 16 (34.04%) Banking
3 6 (12.77%) Retail
4 5 (10.64%) Retail Banking
5 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Analyst
2 29 (61.70%) Business Analyst
3 18 (38.30%) Senior Business Analyst
3 18 (38.30%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Change Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Data Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) ETL Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Change Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Service Design Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Programme Director
7 1 (2.13%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Requirements Analysis
2 20 (42.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (40.43%) Data Modelling
4 18 (38.30%) Business Transformation
5 17 (36.17%) Business Analysis
6 14 (29.79%) UML
7 12 (25.53%) Change Management
7 12 (25.53%) Use Case
8 11 (23.40%) BPMN
8 11 (23.40%) SSADM
8 11 (23.40%) DSDM
8 11 (23.40%) BPR
9 7 (14.89%) Business Process Improvement
10 5 (10.64%) Migration
10 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (10.64%) Matrix Management
10 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
11 4 (8.51%) Logical Data Model
12 3 (6.38%) Target Operating Model
12 3 (6.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) ACCA
1 5 (10.64%) CIMA
1 5 (10.64%) MOS
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (4.26%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 2 (4.26%) ISEB
3 2 (4.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) Basel III
1 11 (23.40%) Solvency II
1 11 (23.40%) Basel II
2 5 (10.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (10.64%) FATCA
2 5 (10.64%) COREP
2 5 (10.64%) FINREP
3 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.13%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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