The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 April 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 49 45
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.43% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.60% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £469 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £442
% change year-on-year +3.65% -7.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £47.39 £33.75
% change year-on-year -22.97% +40.41%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 254 335 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 86.69% 72.83% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 207 199
Median daily rate £410 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £310 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 38 33
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.83 £31.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in Lancashire

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in Lancashire

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

1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) IIBA
2 1 (50.00%) CBAP
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Documentation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CBAP
2 1 (50.00%) IIBA
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley