The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 81 82
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 7 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.51% 1.09% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.33% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 10
Median daily rate £378 £525 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.09% -25.00%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1104 1507 1143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.17% 82.21% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 912 655
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 32
Median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £16.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -11.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in Manchester

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in Manchester

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 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
Oldham - 1 - -
GAP Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 5 (38.46%) Marketing
1 5 (38.46%) CRM
1 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (7.69%) Yardi
5 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
5 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (7.69%) APMP
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (7.69%) ACCA
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) CRM Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) CRM Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Finance Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Financial Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Finance Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Healthcare Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Healthcare Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Financial Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) CRM
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) B2B
4 1 (7.69%) B2C
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ACCA
1 1 (7.69%) APMP
1 1 (7.69%) CIMA
1 1 (7.69%) CIPFA
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 14001
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Siebel
3 1 (7.69%) Yardi