The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 32 23 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 16 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.54% 4.64% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 6.10% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 3
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£500 £443 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.99% +15.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.74% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £43.25 -
% change year-on-year
-73.41% -
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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 Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
368 246 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 81.42% 76.16% 76.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 188 246
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 8
Average hourly rate £22.69 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 29 (87.88%) Finance
2 26 (78.79%) Requirements Analysis
3 22 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (63.64%) Banking
5 20 (60.61%) Business Transformation
6 17 (51.52%) UML
6 17 (51.52%) SSADM
6 17 (51.52%) DSDM
7 16 (48.48%) MS Visio
7 16 (48.48%) Data Modelling
7 16 (48.48%) BPR
7 16 (48.48%) Basel II
7 16 (48.48%) Basel III
7 16 (48.48%) Solvency II
7 16 (48.48%) BPMN
8 10 (30.30%) Business Analysis
9 7 (21.21%) COREP
10 6 (18.18%) FINREP
10 6 (18.18%) FATCA
10 6 (18.18%) ACCA
10 6 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (18.18%) CIMA
11 4 (12.12%) Migration
11 4 (12.12%) Business Process Improvement
11 4 (12.12%) Retail Banking
11 4 (12.12%) Retail
12 3 (9.09%) Requirements Management
12 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (9.09%) Change Management
12 3 (9.09%) Windows

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.03%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Rational Rose
General
1 29 (87.88%) Finance
2 21 (63.64%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 4 (12.12%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Analyst
2 28 (84.85%) Business Analyst
3 24 (72.73%) Senior Business Analyst
3 24 (72.73%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Payments Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.03%) APACS
2 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
1 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Requirements Analysis
2 22 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (60.61%) Business Transformation
4 17 (51.52%) UML
4 17 (51.52%) SSADM
4 17 (51.52%) DSDM
5 16 (48.48%) Data Modelling
5 16 (48.48%) BPR
5 16 (48.48%) BPMN
6 10 (30.30%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) Migration
7 4 (12.12%) Business Process Improvement
8 3 (9.09%) Change Management
8 3 (9.09%) Requirements Management
8 3 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) Financial Modelling
9 2 (6.06%) Financial Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) Information Management
10 1 (3.03%) Information Security
10 1 (3.03%) Predictive Modelling
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ACCA
1 6 (18.18%) CIMA
2 2 (6.06%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (48.48%) Basel II
1 16 (48.48%) Basel III
1 16 (48.48%) Solvency II
2 7 (21.21%) COREP
3 6 (18.18%) FINREP
3 6 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (18.18%) FATCA
4 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.06%) XenApp
1 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Citrix
1 2 (6.06%) VMware
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft