The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 29 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 338 313 315
Rank change year-on-year -25 +2  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 274 353 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.72% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.86% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 252 272
Median daily rate £484 £461 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% -2.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £649 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £37.50 £60.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.00% -38.50%  
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36628 41177 41257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.72% 83.54% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92282 104544 94562
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2775 2674 2752
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £12.50 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £50.78 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GAP Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in England

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in England

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in England

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in England

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 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
London -19 150 £500 - 22
South East +8 48 £475 +5.55% 4
North of England +39 28 £388 -6.62% 7
Midlands +6 26 £400 +6.66% 3
West Midlands +15 15 £400 - 2
Yorkshire +24 14 £431 +7.81% 2
North West +6 12 £356 -14.21% 4
East Midlands -6 10 £500 +38.88% 1
South West -6 10 £495 +25.31% 3
East of England -14 10 £475 +13.09% 1
North East +70 2 - - 1
GAP Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 145 (26.03%) Finance
2 135 (24.24%) Business Analysis
3 92 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (14.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 80 (14.36%) Banking
6 73 (13.11%) Project Management
7 69 (12.39%) SAP
8 57 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
9 51 (9.16%) User Acceptance Testing
10 50 (8.98%) Retail
10 50 (8.98%) Migration
11 48 (8.62%) Use Case
12 44 (7.90%) Microsoft
13 43 (7.72%) GDPR
14 41 (7.36%) Data Protection
14 41 (7.36%) Change Management
15 39 (7.00%) MS Visio
16 38 (6.82%) ITIL
17 37 (6.64%) Data Analysis
17 37 (6.64%) Security Cleared
18 34 (6.10%) MiFID
19 33 (5.92%) Microsoft Excel
19 33 (5.92%) User Stories
20 32 (5.75%) Legal
20 32 (5.75%) Degree
21 31 (5.57%) Investment Banking
22 30 (5.39%) SC Cleared
23 29 (5.21%) Service Management
23 29 (5.21%) CRM
24 27 (4.85%) SQL

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 14 (2.51%) Confluence
2 6 (1.08%) CMS
3 5 (0.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (0.54%) SAS
5 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.18%) Drupal
6 1 (0.18%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (7.00%) MS Visio
2 33 (5.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (3.41%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (3.59%) SAP S/4HANA
2 15 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.97%) SAP GTS
4 10 (1.80%) SAP MM
4 10 (1.80%) SAP SD
5 9 (1.62%) Maximo
5 9 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (1.44%) SAP PP
7 7 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (1.26%) SAP FI
8 6 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (1.08%) SAP Retail
8 6 (1.08%) Temenos T24
9 5 (0.90%) Oracle Assets
9 5 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.90%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.90%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.90%) IaaS
4 4 (0.72%) CloudSense
5 3 (0.54%) G Suite
5 3 (0.54%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.36%) Taleo
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.18%) Office 365
7 1 (0.18%) SaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.26%) Firewall
1 7 (1.26%) Network Security
1 7 (1.26%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.08%) HTTP
2 6 (1.08%) HTTPS
2 6 (1.08%) IPsec
3 4 (0.72%) BGP
3 4 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (0.72%) EIGRP
3 4 (0.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (0.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (0.72%) LAN
4 3 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (0.54%) DHCP
4 3 (0.54%) FTP
4 3 (0.54%) Internet
4 3 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (0.54%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (0.54%) VPN
5 2 (0.36%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.97%) Big Data
2 9 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.08%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.90%) SAP HANA
5 4 (0.72%) Power BI
6 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.54%) QlikView
6 3 (0.54%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.54%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.36%) DB2
7 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.36%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.18%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.18%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 19 (3.41%) JIRA
2 3 (0.54%) ERwin
2 3 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.36%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.18%) XMLSpy
General
1 145 (26.03%) Finance
2 80 (14.36%) Banking
3 50 (8.98%) Retail
4 32 (5.75%) Legal
5 31 (5.57%) Investment Banking
6 21 (3.77%) Manufacturing
7 19 (3.41%) Telecoms
8 17 (3.05%) Marketing
9 16 (2.87%) Back Office
10 14 (2.51%) Front Office
11 8 (1.44%) Automotive
11 8 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.44%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.90%) Billing
12 5 (0.90%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.72%) Law
13 4 (0.72%) Military
14 3 (0.54%) Advertising
14 3 (0.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 303 (54.40%) Analyst
2 265 (47.58%) Business Analyst
3 69 (12.39%) Consultant
4 46 (8.26%) Architect
5 35 (6.28%) SAP Consultant
5 35 (6.28%) Senior Analyst
6 34 (6.10%) Project Manager
7 31 (5.57%) Senior Business Analyst
8 27 (4.85%) IT Analyst
9 24 (4.31%) Business IT Analyst
10 23 (4.13%) IT Business Analyst
10 23 (4.13%) MiFID Business Analyst
11 17 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (2.69%) Banking Analyst
12 15 (2.69%) Data Analyst
13 14 (2.51%) Technical Analyst
14 13 (2.33%) Asset Management Analyst
14 13 (2.33%) Finance Business Analyst
14 13 (2.33%) Financial Analyst
15 12 (2.15%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.44%) .NET
1 8 (1.44%) XML
2 7 (1.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (1.08%) Web Services
4 4 (0.72%) REST
4 4 (0.72%) SAML
5 3 (0.54%) JSON
5 3 (0.54%) Middleware
6 2 (0.36%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.36%) HTML
6 2 (0.36%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.36%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.18%) COM
7 1 (0.18%) CSS
7 1 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.18%) FpML
7 1 (0.18%) ODBC
7 1 (0.18%) PySpark
7 1 (0.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.77%) Fixed Income
4 19 (3.41%) Derivative
5 17 (3.05%) User Experience
6 13 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
7 12 (2.15%) Equities
8 11 (1.97%) Data Centre
8 11 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.62%) NHS
10 6 (1.08%) Blog
10 6 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.08%) Reinsurance
11 4 (0.72%) Fintech
11 4 (0.72%) FMCG
11 4 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (0.72%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.54%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.54%) Social Media
12 3 (0.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.51%) Linux
2 8 (1.44%) Windows
3 4 (0.72%) Unix
4 2 (0.36%) pSOS
5 1 (0.18%) CentOS
5 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (24.24%) Business Analysis
2 92 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (14.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (13.11%) Project Management
5 51 (9.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 50 (8.98%) Migration
7 48 (8.62%) Use Case
8 41 (7.36%) Change Management
8 41 (7.36%) Data Protection
9 38 (6.82%) ITIL
10 37 (6.64%) Data Analysis
11 33 (5.92%) User Stories
12 29 (5.21%) CRM
12 29 (5.21%) Service Management
13 26 (4.67%) Analytics
13 26 (4.67%) Data Migration
14 25 (4.49%) PRINCE2
14 25 (4.49%) SDLC
15 24 (4.31%) Information Security
16 23 (4.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (4.85%) SQL
2 16 (2.87%) Python
3 9 (1.62%) Java
4 7 (1.26%) Ruby
5 6 (1.08%) Bash Shell
5 6 (1.08%) C
5 6 (1.08%) C-shell
5 6 (1.08%) Korn
6 5 (0.90%) C#
6 5 (0.90%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.72%) PHP
7 4 (0.72%) VBA
8 3 (0.54%) ABAP
8 3 (0.54%) C++
9 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.36%) Perl
9 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.36%) R
10 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (6.64%) Security Cleared
2 32 (5.75%) Degree
3 30 (5.39%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.51%) ISEB
5 11 (1.97%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.80%) CISSP
6 10 (1.80%) PMP
7 7 (1.26%) CREST Certified
8 6 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.90%) CEH
9 5 (0.90%) GIAC
9 5 (0.90%) SANS
10 4 (0.72%) ACCA
10 4 (0.72%) CCNP
10 4 (0.72%) CIMA
10 4 (0.72%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.36%) CCNA
11 2 (0.36%) CISA
11 2 (0.36%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.72%) GDPR
2 34 (6.10%) MiFID
3 27 (4.85%) QA
4 16 (2.87%) Data Quality
5 13 (2.33%) SLA
6 12 (2.15%) EMIR
7 9 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (1.62%) Solvency II
8 7 (1.26%) PCI DSS
9 6 (1.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 6 (1.08%) GMP
10 5 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.72%) Basel II
11 4 (0.72%) GAAP
12 3 (0.54%) Basel III
12 3 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.54%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 3 (0.54%) SEPA
13 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 6 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.72%) Docker
3 2 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.36%) XenApp
3 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.18%) HDFS
4 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.62%) Puppet
2 8 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.72%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.54%) Ansible
4 3 (0.54%) SCCM
4 3 (0.54%) SCOM
5 2 (0.36%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.36%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.36%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.18%) Aspera SmartTrack
6 1 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.18%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.18%) Nessus
6 1 (0.18%) OPNET
6 1 (0.18%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 69 (12.39%) SAP
2 44 (7.90%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.49%) Oracle
4 12 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (2.15%) ServiceNow
5 9 (1.62%) Google
5 9 (1.62%) PeopleSoft
6 8 (1.44%) Cisco
6 8 (1.44%) Workday
7 6 (1.08%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.08%) Sage
8 5 (0.90%) F5
8 5 (0.90%) Guidewire
8 5 (0.90%) IBM
8 5 (0.90%) Siebel
9 4 (0.72%) Adobe
9 4 (0.72%) Calypso
9 4 (0.72%) Murex
9 4 (0.72%) Tableau
9 4 (0.72%) Temenos
South East London
Computer People
Rate: £240 - £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
KnownFour
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: From £240 to £270 per day (12 Months Contract)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £544 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday