Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 66 58
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 +17
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 1 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.19% 0.46% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.62% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Lancashire median daily rate - £450 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.87% -16.76%
North West median daily rate £365 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -23.16% +11.76% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £53.00 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.26% - -
North West median hourly rate £53.00 £45.20 £40.00
% change year-on-year +17.27% +12.99% +2.56%

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 467 646 629
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 87.13% 74.60% 80.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 395 406
Lancashire median daily rate £423 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.03% -0.13% +3.47%
10th Percentile £310 £250 £260
90th Percentile £538 £513 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 73 61
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +27.79% +22.08%
10th Percentile £23.65 £15.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.70 £58.59 £59.00
North West median hourly rate £36.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +26.32% +3.64% +25.00%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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 21 July 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) IIBA
1 1 (100.00%) CBAP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Modelling

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Documentation Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CBAP
1 1 (100.00%) IIBA
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared