The first table below looks at the demand for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Staffordshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.81% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£187 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-8.71% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £29.71
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +21.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 78 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 70.97% 69.03% 66.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 51 63
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £17.72 £19.85 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.72% +18.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £8.65 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.55 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

GAP Analysis
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA