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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 69 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.16% - 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% - 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £513 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.39 £33.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+40.41% +77.63%
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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
518 598 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.43% 78.48% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 366 363
Average daily rate £375 £365 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 10
Average hourly rate £29.75 £18.90 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -24.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.47 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) GPG13
1 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) SABSA
1 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (50.00%) CLAS

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Project Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Support Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) SABSA
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GPG13
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm