The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GAP Analysis
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 54 56 58
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.32% 0.30% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.39% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £350 £506 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.86% -7.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 484 509 529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 78.32% 75.63% 76.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 273 276
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +130.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £9.16 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £37.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in Hertfordshire

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in Hertfordshire

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Watford - 1 £350 -
GAP Analysis
East of England

GAP Analysis
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security Governance
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) IISP
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Governance Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Governance
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) IISP
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle