Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 19 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 191 192
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1 +8
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 64 62 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.91% 0.93% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.07% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 48 66
City of London median daily rate £550 £531 £534
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% -0.47% +1.67%
10th Percentile £412 £379 £388
90th Percentile £704 £750 £691
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - £33.25

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6210 5816 7704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.39% 87.43% 83.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4932 4656 6127
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £664 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 73
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.75 £10.87
90th Percentile £30.90 £54.03 £40.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.46 £20.50
% change year-on-year +4.06% -5.07% +13.92%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing GAP Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in the City of London

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in the City of London

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in the City of London

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 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 City of London region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 26 (40.63%) Business Analysis
2 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 22 (34.38%) Banking
3 18 (28.13%) GDPR
4 16 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 15 (23.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (18.75%) Fixed Income
6 12 (18.75%) Derivative
7 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
9 7 (10.94%) Data Protection
10 6 (9.38%) Front Office
10 6 (9.38%) Migration
10 6 (9.38%) Legal
11 5 (7.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (7.81%) QA
11 5 (7.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (6.25%) Analytics
12 4 (6.25%) Process Improvement
12 4 (6.25%) Use Case
12 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (6.25%) Data Mapping
12 4 (6.25%) CISSP
12 4 (6.25%) SQL
12 4 (6.25%) ITIL
12 4 (6.25%) ERP
12 4 (6.25%) Project Management
12 4 (6.25%) Data Analysis
12 4 (6.25%) Systems Analysis

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (3.13%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.56%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.56%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Internet
1 3 (4.69%) Kerberos
1 3 (4.69%) SSH
1 3 (4.69%) SSL
2 1 (1.56%) DMZ
2 1 (1.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (1.56%) QlikView
1 1 (1.56%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) ProC
General
1 22 (34.38%) Banking
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 16 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 6 (9.38%) Front Office
3 6 (9.38%) Legal
4 4 (6.25%) Retail
5 2 (3.13%) Advertising
5 2 (3.13%) International Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Back Office
6 1 (1.56%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (56.25%) Analyst
2 32 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 17 (26.56%) IT Business Analyst
4 16 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 16 (25.00%) IT Analyst
5 10 (15.63%) Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
7 7 (10.94%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) FX Business Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) GDPR Business Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) GDPR Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Finance Business Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.13%) Banking Business Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) OAuth
2 1 (1.56%) JSON
2 1 (1.56%) Middleware
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Derivative
1 12 (18.75%) Fixed Income
2 5 (7.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.69%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.69%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.13%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.56%) CMDB
5 1 (1.56%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.56%) Fintech
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) Business Analysis
2 15 (23.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
5 7 (10.94%) Data Protection
6 6 (9.38%) Migration
7 4 (6.25%) Analytics
7 4 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.25%) Data Management
7 4 (6.25%) Data Mapping
7 4 (6.25%) ERP
7 4 (6.25%) Information Security
7 4 (6.25%) ITIL
7 4 (6.25%) Process Improvement
7 4 (6.25%) Project Management
7 4 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (6.25%) Use Case
7 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) C
3 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) CISSP
2 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.69%) PMP
3 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) CISA
4 1 (1.56%) CISM
4 1 (1.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.13%) GDPR
2 5 (7.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.81%) QA
3 2 (3.13%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.56%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.56%) EMIR
4 1 (1.56%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.56%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle
2 2 (3.13%) CODA
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (1.56%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.56%) Cognos
3 1 (1.56%) ION Trading
3 1 (1.56%) Microgen
3 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.56%) Tableau
3 1 (1.56%) Temenos
3 1 (1.56%) Tradeweb