The first table below looks at the demand for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 25 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 Suffolk 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 42 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.85% 1.34% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-8.76% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £63.00 £29.71
% change year-on-year
-38.09% +112.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
219 91 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 80.81% 61.07% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 61 112
Average daily rate £413 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 15
Average hourly rate £9.63 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £32.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £37.50 £33.00
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 Suffolk

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

GAP Analysis
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 5 (83.33%) Sun
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Data Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Solvency II
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Solvency II Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) Solvency II
2 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Sun