The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GAP Analysis
UK
Rank 324 324 282
Rank change year-on-year
0 -42
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 305 326 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.64% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.77% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 206 243
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 5
Median hourly rate £51.50 £60.25 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.52% +412.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.59 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £60.98 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.50 £60.25 £11.75
% change year-on-year
-14.52% +412.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37444 42299 41509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.58% 82.71% 79.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24822 27641 26311
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 965 1161 1101
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing GAP Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 285 £450 -5.26% 45
London +27 150 £500 -4.76% 13
South East +13 63 £425 -8.10% 9
City of London +7 27 £600 +6.66% 5
Berkshire +25 26 £425 +6.25% 1
West Midlands 0 16 £425 +6.25%
East of England -1 13 £525 +23.52% 3
Hampshire +8 12 £478 -3.91% 2
Surrey +6 11 £425 -19.04% 2
East Midlands +4 11 £375 -25.00% 3
South Wales +25 10 £150 -3.22%
Wales +16 10 £150 -55.05%
Scotland +8 10 £338 -5.26% 4
North West +2 10 £365 -20.86% 4
Bedfordshire +11 8 £525 +57.89% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 8 £325 -13.33% 1
South West 0 7 £400 -15.78% 5
Cardiff - 7 £350 -
Bracknell - 7 £450 -
Cheshire +28 6 £350 -30.00%
Yorkshire +11 6 £331 +1.92% 5
Glasgow +4 6 £338 +25.00% 2
Derbyshire -1 6 £375 -
Derby - 6 £375 -
Reading +13 5 £400 -
West Yorkshire +4 5 £338 +3.84% 4
Warwickshire 0 5 £313 -
Portsmouth -3 5 £477 +0.31%
Coventry -11 5 £450 +12.50%
Midlands - 5 £350 -

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 175 (29.46%) Finance
2 136 (22.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 133 (22.39%) Business Analysis
4 97 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (13.97%) Banking
6 78 (13.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 76 (12.79%) Project Management
8 71 (11.95%) Use Case
9 69 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
10 57 (9.60%) MiFID
11 56 (9.43%) Data Analysis
12 51 (8.59%) Migration
12 51 (8.59%) SQL
13 48 (8.08%) Microsoft
13 48 (8.08%) Validation
14 47 (7.91%) User Stories
15 46 (7.74%) SAP
16 42 (7.07%) CRM
16 42 (7.07%) Data Modelling
17 41 (6.90%) PRINCE2
17 41 (6.90%) Front Office
18 40 (6.73%) Retail
19 39 (6.57%) MS Visio
20 38 (6.40%) Change Management
21 37 (6.23%) Management Information System
21 37 (6.23%) ITIL
22 36 (6.06%) MS Office
22 36 (6.06%) MS Excel
23 35 (5.89%) Oracle
23 35 (5.89%) Equities

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (2.19%) Confluence
2 8 (1.35%) CMS
3 6 (1.01%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.67%) Drupal
5 3 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.51%) SAS
5 3 (0.51%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.34%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 39 (6.57%) MS Visio
2 36 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 36 (6.06%) MS Office
3 20 (3.37%) MS Project
4 14 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.19%) Maximo
3 12 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (1.18%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (1.01%) SAP GTS
6 5 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.84%) Eloqua
6 5 (0.84%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 5 (0.84%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.67%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.67%) SAP PM
7 4 (0.67%) SAP PP
8 3 (0.51%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.51%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.85%) SaaS
3 9 (1.52%) IaaS
3 9 (1.52%) PaaS
4 8 (1.35%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.51%) G Suite
5 3 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.34%) AdWords
6 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.34%) ServiceMax
6 2 (0.34%) Taleo
7 1 (0.17%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.17%) Office 365
7 1 (0.17%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.01%) Firewall
2 4 (0.67%) LAN
2 4 (0.67%) NAS
2 4 (0.67%) WAN
3 3 (0.51%) BGP
3 3 (0.51%) Internet
3 3 (0.51%) IPsec
3 3 (0.51%) OSPF
3 3 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (0.51%) SSL
3 3 (0.51%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.51%) Wireless
3 3 (0.51%) WLAN
4 2 (0.34%) DMZ
4 2 (0.34%) Intranet
4 2 (0.34%) Network Security
4 2 (0.34%) VPN
5 1 (0.17%) FTP
5 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (2.02%) Big Data
5 10 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.52%) Data Lake
6 9 (1.52%) DB2
7 8 (1.35%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.18%) Power BI
9 6 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.01%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.01%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.84%) HDInsight
10 5 (0.84%) InfluxDB
10 5 (0.84%) OpenTSDB
10 5 (0.84%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (2.53%) JIRA
2 6 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.34%) ERwin
4 2 (0.34%) FitNesse
4 2 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.34%) JMeter
4 2 (0.34%) NeoLoad
4 2 (0.34%) Selenium
5 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 175 (29.46%) Finance
2 83 (13.97%) Banking
3 41 (6.90%) Front Office
4 40 (6.73%) Retail
5 31 (5.22%) Investment Banking
6 28 (4.71%) Legal
7 24 (4.04%) Marketing
8 21 (3.54%) Manufacturing
9 16 (2.69%) Billing
10 15 (2.53%) Telecoms
11 14 (2.36%) Back Office
12 11 (1.85%) Retail Banking
13 9 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (1.18%) Aerospace
15 6 (1.01%) Games
15 6 (1.01%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.84%) Law
16 5 (0.84%) Local Government
16 5 (0.84%) Private Banking
17 4 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 354 (59.60%) Analyst
2 296 (49.83%) Business Analyst
3 64 (10.77%) Consultant
4 47 (7.91%) Architect
5 37 (6.23%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 32 (5.39%) Project Manager
7 28 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
8 27 (4.55%) Data Analyst
9 24 (4.04%) Senior Business Analyst
10 21 (3.54%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 21 (3.54%) SAP Consultant
11 18 (3.03%) Process Analyst
12 17 (2.86%) Banking Analyst
13 15 (2.53%) Financial Analyst
13 15 (2.53%) Oracle Consultant
13 15 (2.53%) Regulatory Business Analyst
14 14 (2.36%) Business Manager
14 14 (2.36%) Business Systems Analyst
14 14 (2.36%) Finance Business Analyst
15 13 (2.19%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
2 13 (2.19%) XML
3 9 (1.52%) .NET
3 9 (1.52%) JSON
4 8 (1.35%) Web Services
5 4 (0.67%) Middleware
5 4 (0.67%) SAML
6 3 (0.51%) FpML
6 3 (0.51%) HTML
6 3 (0.51%) XSD
7 2 (0.34%) CSS
7 2 (0.34%) REST
7 2 (0.34%) SAP PI
7 2 (0.34%) SOAP
7 2 (0.34%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.17%) EJB
8 1 (0.17%) Itk
8 1 (0.17%) JDBC
8 1 (0.17%) JSP
8 1 (0.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.23%) Management Information System
3 35 (5.89%) Equities
4 32 (5.39%) Derivative
5 24 (4.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (3.54%) User Experience
7 20 (3.37%) Fixed Income
8 17 (2.86%) Fintech
9 12 (2.02%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.52%) Social Media
11 8 (1.35%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.35%) NHS
12 7 (1.18%) Blog
12 7 (1.18%) Credit Risk
12 7 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
13 6 (1.01%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.01%) FMCG
13 6 (1.01%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.84%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.85%) Linux
2 10 (1.68%) Windows
3 5 (0.84%) Unix
4 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (22.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 133 (22.39%) Business Analysis
3 97 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (13.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 76 (12.79%) Project Management
6 71 (11.95%) Use Case
7 56 (9.43%) Data Analysis
8 51 (8.59%) Migration
9 48 (8.08%) Validation
10 47 (7.91%) User Stories
11 42 (7.07%) CRM
11 42 (7.07%) Data Modelling
12 41 (6.90%) PRINCE2
13 38 (6.40%) Change Management
14 37 (6.23%) ITIL
15 35 (5.89%) Test Scripting
16 33 (5.56%) Analytics
16 33 (5.56%) Data Management
16 33 (5.56%) Process Improvement
17 32 (5.39%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (8.59%) SQL
2 12 (2.02%) C
2 12 (2.02%) T-SQL
3 7 (1.18%) C#
3 7 (1.18%) R
4 6 (1.01%) ABAP
4 6 (1.01%) Java
4 6 (1.01%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.01%) Python
5 4 (0.67%) VBA
6 3 (0.51%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.34%) VB
7 2 (0.34%) X++
8 1 (0.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (5.39%) Security Cleared
2 25 (4.21%) Degree
3 21 (3.54%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.36%) ISEB
5 11 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.18%) PMP
7 5 (0.84%) CISM
8 4 (0.67%) ACCA
8 4 (0.67%) CIMA
8 4 (0.67%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.51%) CISSP
9 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.51%) MBA
9 3 (0.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.34%) CBAP
10 2 (0.34%) GIAC
10 2 (0.34%) IIBA
10 2 (0.34%) IISP
10 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.17%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (9.60%) MiFID
2 27 (4.55%) Data Quality
3 24 (4.04%) GDPR
4 16 (2.69%) QA
5 11 (1.85%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (1.01%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 6 (1.01%) GMP
8 5 (0.84%) EMIR
8 5 (0.84%) IFRS
9 4 (0.67%) SLA
9 4 (0.67%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.51%) COSO
10 3 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.34%) COBIT
11 2 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.34%) FATCA
11 2 (0.34%) IFRS 9
11 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.17%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.17%) Docker
4 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (0.51%) Puppet
2 2 (0.34%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.17%) Control-M
3 1 (0.17%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (8.08%) Microsoft
2 46 (7.74%) SAP
3 35 (5.89%) Oracle
4 15 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (2.53%) ServiceNow
5 13 (2.19%) PeopleSoft
6 12 (2.02%) Cisco
6 12 (2.02%) Workday
7 11 (1.85%) Google
8 8 (1.35%) MuleSoft
9 6 (1.01%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 6 (1.01%) Tableau
9 6 (1.01%) Talend
9 6 (1.01%) VMware
10 4 (0.67%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.67%) FNZ
10 4 (0.67%) IBM
10 4 (0.67%) Juniper
11 3 (0.51%) IFS
11 3 (0.51%) Palo Alto
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