The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 37 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.08% 0.61% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 0.80% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£325 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +40.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £375 £389
% change year-on-year
+14.33% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 - -
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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 Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
275 249 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 81.60% 75.68% 63.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 189 124
Average daily rate £385 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.94 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Siebel
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Migration

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Siebel Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Forensics
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Siebel
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle