The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 28 May 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
England / East of England
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 120 129
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 10 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.47% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.49% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 8
Median daily rate £365 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £570 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £428
% change year-on-year +9.09% -3.50%  
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 the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1806 2025 2293
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.91% 80.04% 79.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1161 1292
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 136 172
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -17.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.92 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in the East of England

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in the East of England

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in the East of England

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Hertfordshire +5 4 £338 -33.33% 2
Bedfordshire -5 2 £380 +26.66%
Norfolk - 2 £350 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £475 -
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 8 (42.11%) Finance
1 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (21.05%) Information Security
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
2 4 (21.05%) Workflow
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (15.79%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
4 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (10.53%) Logistics
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (10.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (10.53%) Billing
4 2 (10.53%) Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Confluence
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (10.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (10.53%) Sage 50
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Power BI
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 11 (57.89%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Business Change Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Change Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Governance Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Database Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Functional Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Hyperion Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.26%) OBIEE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.26%) WebCenter
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.53%) Reinsurance
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
2 4 (21.05%) Information Security
2 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) Workflow
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
4 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.53%) Logistics
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CISM
1 2 (10.53%) IISP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) GDPR
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Sage
3 1 (5.26%) Hyperion
3 1 (5.26%) PeopleSoft