The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 86 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 4 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.30% 0.71% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.94% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
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£428 £372 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.91% +4.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.70% -8.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.74 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+56.35% +8.33%
GAP Analysis
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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 Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1013 953 892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.57% 74.86% 72.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 578 473
Average daily rate £409 £383 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 50
Average hourly rate £42.50 £46.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £59.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Surrey region.

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Staines - 1 - -
GAP Analysis
South East

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) Internet
3 6 (30.00%) ISEB
4 5 (25.00%) Security Management
4 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (20.00%) Information Security
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (20.00%) CISSP
5 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (20.00%) .NET
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (20.00%) IIS
5 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) IIS
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.00%) SAP FI-FM
2 1 (5.00%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (5.00%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Management Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Business Information Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAP FI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) RMADS
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Security Management
3 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (20.00%) Information Security
4 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance
6 2 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) DSDM
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISEB
2 4 (20.00%) CISSP
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) PMP
4 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Vermilion
2 1 (5.00%) SAP