The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 107 105
Rank change year-on-year +26 -2  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.83% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.30% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 957 1337 1318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.45% 89.01% 86.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 949 974
Median daily rate £403 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £555 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 22
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in Leeds

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in Leeds

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

1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) User Stories
4 4 (26.67%) FortiGate
4 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
4 4 (26.67%) Fortinet
4 4 (26.67%) F5
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) Retail
4 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
4 4 (26.67%) BGP
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (26.67%) CCNP
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) User Experience
5 3 (20.00%) Spanning Tree

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (13.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Maximo
1 1 (6.67%) SAP PP
1 1 (6.67%) SAP VC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) BGP
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
1 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.67%) DMVPN
3 1 (6.67%) IOS XR
3 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Copywriter
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Copywriter
5 2 (13.33%) Retail Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Asset Management Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Finance Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Transformation Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (13.33%) Blog
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (13.33%) Social Media
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (6.67%) DataPower
4 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
1 5 (33.33%) User Stories
2 3 (20.00%) Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) Business Process Modelling
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Content Development
3 2 (13.33%) Customer Acquisition
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) BPR
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Copywriting
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNP
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.67%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (6.67%) OPNET
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) F5
2 4 (26.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (6.67%) BMC
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Infor
3 1 (6.67%) Motorola
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk
3 1 (6.67%) TippingPoint