The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 73 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +5
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 2 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.26% 1.81% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 2.52% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
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- £388 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.19 £90.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-60.89% +350.00%
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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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
572 397 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 74.19% 71.92% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 265 244
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 8
Average hourly rate £21.86 £15.29 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.93% -59.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.33 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £17.08 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Wales

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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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
South Wales -11 2 - -
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 11 (42.31%) Project Management
1 11 (42.31%) Workflow
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
1 11 (42.31%) Stakeholder Management
1 11 (42.31%) Document Management
1 11 (42.31%) Risk Analysis
1 11 (42.31%) PaaS
2 10 (38.46%) Network Architecture
3 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
3 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) BPMN
4 8 (30.77%) TOGAF
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 8 (30.77%) MS Project
4 8 (30.77%) MS Office
5 7 (26.92%) Banking
6 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
6 5 (19.23%) Migration
7 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
7 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 4 (15.38%) AS400
8 2 (7.69%) Validation
8 2 (7.69%) Cognos
8 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) CCA
8 2 (7.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
8 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 8 (30.77%) MS Project
1 8 (30.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Architect
1 11 (42.31%) Project Manager
1 11 (42.31%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Business Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Business Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Cognos Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Cognos BI Developer
3 2 (7.69%) TM1 Developer
3 2 (7.69%) TM1 Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Management Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Project Management
1 11 (42.31%) Workflow
1 11 (42.31%) Stakeholder Management
1 11 (42.31%) Document Management
1 11 (42.31%) Risk Analysis
2 10 (38.46%) Network Architecture
3 8 (30.77%) BPMN
3 8 (30.77%) TOGAF
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
4 5 (19.23%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Validation
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Transition Management
7 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) CCA
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Cognos