Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 134 127
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 -3
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 13 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.44% 0.62% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.74% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 12
Manchester median daily rate £363 £384 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.54% -45.18% +93.10%
North West median daily rate £372 £425 £435
% change year-on-year -12.53% -2.30% +17.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £53.00 -

GAP Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2385 2991 3030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.23% 83.80% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1519 1902 1793
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 57 79
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -19.74% +26.67%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.65 £10.95
90th Percentile £45.30 £40.60 £42.10
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £23.50 £30.52
% change year-on-year +14.89% -23.00% +64.97%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 1 - -
GAP Analysis
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
2 4 (30.77%) User Stories
2 4 (30.77%) Legal
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (23.08%) Local Government
3 3 (23.08%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Feasibility Study
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
3 3 (23.08%) Business Process Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) GDPR
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Confluence
4 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
4 2 (15.38%) Slack
4 2 (15.38%) Trello
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) EDI
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) SMS

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Confluence
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Slack
1 2 (15.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Legal
3 3 (23.08%) Local Government
4 1 (7.69%) Advertising
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.69%) French Language
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Business Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Compliance Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) GDPR Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infor Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Life Science
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) User Stories
2 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 3 (23.08%) Business Process Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
3 3 (23.08%) Feasibility Study
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) GDPR
2 1 (7.69%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Infor