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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 109 102
Rank change year-on-year +24 -7  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 14 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.77% 0.72% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.90% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 13
Median daily rate £450 £413 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -5.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £443 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £60.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year -10.37% +78.51%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1469 1996 2209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.32% 80.32% 74.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 1032 1155
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing GAP Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 29 March 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
Reading +15 3 £500 +42.85% 2
Newbury - 2 £425 -
Bracknell +2 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 £525 -
GAP Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 9 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 9 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 8 (22.22%) Business Process Analysis
2 8 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) DB2
2 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 6 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (16.67%) SAP
3 6 (16.67%) Retail
3 6 (16.67%) Workday
4 5 (13.89%) GDPR
4 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (13.89%) Data Structures
4 5 (13.89%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (13.89%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 4 (11.11%) Finance
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.11%) CRM
5 4 (11.11%) Information Management
5 4 (11.11%) Use Case
5 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Social Media
6 3 (8.33%) Master Data Management
6 3 (8.33%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (8.33%) Data Management

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 1 (2.78%) Drupal
1 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 3 (8.33%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (5.56%) Maximo
3 2 (5.56%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (2.78%) Eloqua
4 1 (2.78%) NetSuite
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (2.78%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.78%) SAP PP
4 1 (2.78%) SAP QM
4 1 (2.78%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.78%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) DB2
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (16.67%) Retail
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Billing
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Business Analyst
3 11 (30.56%) Data Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Workday Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) HR Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Process Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Workday Business Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) HR Business Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 3 (8.33%) SAP ISU Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Business Process Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Finance Business Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Maximo Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Salesforce Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Salesforce Business Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Governance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.89%) Data Structures
2 3 (8.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 9 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (22.22%) Business Process Analysis
2 8 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 4 (11.11%) CRM
3 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 4 (11.11%) Information Management
3 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 4 (11.11%) Migration
3 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.11%) Use Case
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Data Management
4 3 (8.33%) ERP
4 3 (8.33%) Master Data Management
5 2 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (5.56%) Data Mapping
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 5 (13.89%) GDPR
3 2 (5.56%) IFRS
4 1 (2.78%) EMIR
4 1 (2.78%) MiFID
4 1 (2.78%) QA
4 1 (2.78%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
1 6 (16.67%) SAP
1 6 (16.67%) Workday
2 5 (13.89%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (5.56%) Pardot
3 2 (5.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.78%) Callidus
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Remedy