The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 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 Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.81% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £288 - -
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 £13.70 - -
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 Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 287 359 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 86.45% 86.09% 79.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 257 150
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 11
Median hourly rate £32.50 £13.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -22.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.63 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in Cardiff

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in Cardiff over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in Cardiff

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 3 (37.50%) NHS
1 3 (37.50%) Information Management
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (25.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
2 2 (25.00%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Security
2 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) GIAC
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) SAP SD
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (12.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Officer
1 3 (37.50%) Project Support Officer
1 3 (37.50%) Support Officer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP SD Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (37.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Information Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Security
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CISM
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) GIAC
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) HP