The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 108 100 88
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 17 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.68% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.94% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 5
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£500 £408 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.69% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £240 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £546 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £375 £389
% change year-on-year
+14.33% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 - -
GAP Analysis
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1887 1698 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.03% 72.66% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 888 566
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 107 77
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Warwickshire +3 5 £495 -
Coventry +2 2 £550 +1.12%
Birmingham -12 2 £500 +36.98% 6
Staffordshire -9 1 £401 +114.43%
Solihull - 1 £380 -
Worcestershire - 1 £350 -
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England

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (20.69%) Change Management
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
1 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
1 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) SAP
2 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.79%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (10.34%) Data Transformation
4 3 (10.34%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (10.34%) Data Conversion
4 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.34%) Workflow
4 3 (10.34%) ABAP
4 3 (10.34%) Remedy
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) NHS
5 2 (6.90%) SOA
5 2 (6.90%) SAS
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) CISSP
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (6.90%) SAS
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle HRMS
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.45%) SAP LE
2 1 (3.45%) SAP HCM
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.45%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (3.45%) SAP HR
2 1 (3.45%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.90%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Analyst
2 15 (51.72%) Business Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Change Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Business Change Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Systems Architect
6 3 (10.34%) SAP Support
7 2 (6.90%) SAS Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) SAP P2P Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle HR Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) SAP HR Business Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Business Change Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) EDI
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Data Conversion
3 2 (6.90%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.45%) DataPower
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Change Management
1 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
1 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
2 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.79%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (10.34%) Data Transformation
4 3 (10.34%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.34%) Workflow
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) SOA
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) Data Security
5 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) ABAP
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CISSP
1 2 (6.90%) CISM
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) SAP
2 3 (10.34%) Remedy
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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