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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 24 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 18 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.19% 4.20% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.47% 5.43% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 5
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£494 £450 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £380 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £451 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.82% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £100.00
% change year-on-year
+110.52% -81.00%
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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
278 350 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 80.12% 77.43% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 269 161
Average daily rate £439 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £271 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 3
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +69.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 2015, 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 37 (100.00%) Finance
2 32 (86.49%) Requirements Analysis
3 26 (70.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (64.86%) Business Transformation
5 22 (59.46%) Banking
6 19 (51.35%) Data Modelling
6 19 (51.35%) Business Analysis
7 16 (43.24%) Basel III
7 16 (43.24%) Solvency II
7 16 (43.24%) BPMN
7 16 (43.24%) Basel II
7 16 (43.24%) BPR
7 16 (43.24%) UML
7 16 (43.24%) SSADM
7 16 (43.24%) DSDM
7 16 (43.24%) MS Visio
8 8 (21.62%) ACCA
8 8 (21.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (21.62%) CIMA
8 8 (21.62%) Change Management
8 8 (21.62%) FATCA
8 8 (21.62%) COREP
8 8 (21.62%) FINREP
8 8 (21.62%) Business Process Improvement
9 7 (18.92%) Migration
10 6 (16.22%) Retail
10 6 (16.22%) MOS
11 5 (13.51%) Information Management
11 5 (13.51%) Use Case
11 5 (13.51%) Retail Banking

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 16 (43.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) ATM
General
1 37 (100.00%) Finance
2 22 (59.46%) Banking
3 6 (16.22%) Retail
4 5 (13.51%) Retail Banking
5 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (100.00%) Analyst
2 36 (97.30%) Business Analyst
3 25 (67.57%) Senior Analyst
3 25 (67.57%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Data Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Data Migration Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (86.49%) Requirements Analysis
2 26 (70.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (64.86%) Business Transformation
4 19 (51.35%) Data Modelling
4 19 (51.35%) Business Analysis
5 16 (43.24%) BPMN
5 16 (43.24%) BPR
5 16 (43.24%) UML
5 16 (43.24%) SSADM
5 16 (43.24%) DSDM
6 8 (21.62%) Change Management
6 8 (21.62%) Business Process Improvement
7 7 (18.92%) Migration
8 5 (13.51%) Information Management
8 5 (13.51%) Use Case
9 2 (5.41%) ITIL
9 2 (5.41%) Predictive Modelling
10 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
10 1 (2.70%) Lean Six Sigma
10 1 (2.70%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) ACCA
1 8 (21.62%) CIMA
2 6 (16.22%) MOS
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (43.24%) Basel III
1 16 (43.24%) Solvency II
1 16 (43.24%) Basel II
2 8 (21.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (21.62%) FATCA
2 8 (21.62%) COREP
2 8 (21.62%) FINREP
3 1 (2.70%) COBIT