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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 42 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.47% 0.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £390 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.74 £39.00 £63.00
% change year-on-year
+55.74% -38.09%
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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
280 283 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 82.35% 80.17% 63.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 207 127
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £32.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) Siebel
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
3 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Business Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Siebel Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
3 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Siebel
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft