Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for GAP Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GAP Analysis over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

GAP Analysis
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 143 152
Rank change year-on-year +19 +9 +6
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 35 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.85% 0.58% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.71% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 15
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +19.72% -16.47%
10th Percentile £325 £388 £251
90th Percentile £465 £536 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £428 £400
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.88% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £60.00 £60.98
% change year-on-year -37.50% -1.61% -

GAP Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3439 3508 3941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.65% 81.20% 78.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1780 1894 2179
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 133 173
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +81.02%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.30 £13.75
90th Percentile £39.05 £45.00 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -11.54% - +48.57%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing GAP Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in Berkshire

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in Berkshire

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in Berkshire

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in Berkshire

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +22 18 £400 -2.14%
Bracknell +6 3 - -
Newbury -6 2 - -
Slough 0 1 - -
GAP Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 23 (65.71%) Business Analysis
2 22 (62.86%) GDPR
3 13 (37.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (37.14%) Data Protection
4 12 (34.29%) Business Process Mapping
4 12 (34.29%) Oracle
5 11 (31.43%) Information Security
5 11 (31.43%) Data Analysis
6 10 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (28.57%) Data Mapping
6 10 (28.57%) Requirements Engineering
6 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (28.57%) Data Management
7 9 (25.71%) Retail
8 8 (22.86%) Migration
8 8 (22.86%) DB2
8 8 (22.86%) Data Modelling
8 8 (22.86%) SQL
8 8 (22.86%) JDA
8 8 (22.86%) Data Quality
8 8 (22.86%) Demand Forecasting
8 8 (22.86%) Data Structures
8 8 (22.86%) Logical Data Model
8 8 (22.86%) Data Migration
9 7 (20.00%) Finance
10 6 (17.14%) Project Management
11 5 (14.29%) ERP
11 5 (14.29%) IBM

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (11.43%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Primavera
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
1 3 (8.57%) NAS
1 3 (8.57%) SAN
2 2 (5.71%) 2G
2 2 (5.71%) 3G
2 2 (5.71%) 4G
2 2 (5.71%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) DB2
General
1 9 (25.71%) Retail
2 7 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Analyst
2 19 (54.29%) Business Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Data Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Data Modeller
6 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) ERP Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) ERP Business Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) IT Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle Business Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Data Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Supply Chain Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Systems Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Business IT Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Data Protection Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (22.86%) Data Structures
3 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Fintech
4 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
1 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Business Analysis
2 13 (37.14%) Data Protection
2 13 (37.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (34.29%) Business Process Mapping
4 11 (31.43%) Data Analysis
4 11 (31.43%) Information Security
5 10 (28.57%) Data Management
5 10 (28.57%) Data Mapping
5 10 (28.57%) Requirements Engineering
5 10 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (22.86%) Data Migration
6 8 (22.86%) Data Modelling
6 8 (22.86%) Demand Forecasting
6 8 (22.86%) Logical Data Model
6 8 (22.86%) Migration
7 6 (17.14%) Project Management
8 5 (14.29%) ERP
8 5 (14.29%) Information Management
8 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 4 (11.43%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) CCNA
2 3 (8.57%) CCNP
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.57%) MCSA
2 3 (8.57%) MCSE
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.86%) CISA
3 1 (2.86%) CISM
3 1 (2.86%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) IISP
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (62.86%) GDPR
2 10 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (22.86%) Data Quality
4 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
4 2 (5.71%) QA
5 1 (2.86%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle
2 8 (22.86%) JDA
3 5 (14.29%) IBM
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
5 2 (5.71%) Huawei
6 1 (2.86%) BT
6 1 (2.86%) Progress