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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 110 101
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 4 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.50% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.63% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
Median daily rate £453 £388 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.90% -1.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £353 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £418 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £37.50 £60.98
% change year-on-year +53.33% -38.50%  

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 1497 1907 1910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.45% 80.13% 79.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 1051 940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 75 75
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +20 2 £306 -28.83%
Slough -1 1 - -
GAP Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 6 (31.58%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Workday
3 4 (21.05%) Business Process Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (21.05%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 3 (15.79%) SAP
4 3 (15.79%) ERP
4 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 2 (10.53%) Fund Management
5 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
5 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Maximo
5 2 (10.53%) Banking
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
5 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
5 2 (10.53%) MiFID
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Hyperion
6 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
6 1 (5.26%) Remedy
6 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence

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 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 2 (10.53%) Maximo
3 1 (5.26%) NetSuite
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (5.26%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (5.26%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Business Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Workday Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) HR Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Workday Business Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Data Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) HR Business Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
5 3 (15.79%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Maximo Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Regulatory Business Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Finance Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Governance Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) IT Risk Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Solvency II Business Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Workday Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Workday Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Business Process Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.79%) ERP
4 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
4 2 (10.53%) Fund Management
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.26%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.26%) QMS
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) MiFID
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) EMIR
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 31000
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Workday
2 4 (21.05%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Callidus
5 1 (5.26%) Hyperion
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Remedy
5 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow