Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 23 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 195 173
Rank change year-on-year -9 -22 -6
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 45 80 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.55% 0.82% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.99% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 66 42
Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +1.59%
10th Percentile £325 £309 £325
90th Percentile £450 £585 £525
England median daily rate £453 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -2.16% +2.78% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £35.63
% change year-on-year -12.28% +20.00% +131.56%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6824 8073 6631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 82.99% 82.62% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4344 4930 3923
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £232
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 213 260
Midlands median hourly rate £20.89 £17.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.90% -8.21% +2.89%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £42.67
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in the Midlands

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in the Midlands

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in the Midlands

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in the Midlands

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 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
West Midlands +2 21 £400 -5.88% 2
East Midlands -10 20 £375 +1.35% 1
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Midlands region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 10 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (17.78%) Finance
3 8 (17.78%) ITIL
4 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.56%) Retail
4 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 6 (13.33%) Project Management
5 6 (13.33%) Information Security
5 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.11%) Coaching
6 5 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (11.11%) GDPR
6 5 (11.11%) Migration
6 5 (11.11%) Logistics
6 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 5 (11.11%) Data Mapping
6 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (11.11%) Capacity Management
7 4 (8.89%) FMCG
7 4 (8.89%) Use Case
7 4 (8.89%) Validation
7 4 (8.89%) Scrum
7 4 (8.89%) Change Management
7 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.89%) User Stories
8 3 (6.67%) Machine Learning

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (4.44%) SAS
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.22%) SAP PM
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) DHCP
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
1 2 (4.44%) VPN
1 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.22%) QlikView
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Automotive
3 2 (4.44%) Billing
3 2 (4.44%) French Language
3 2 (4.44%) Italian Language
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Russian Language
3 2 (4.44%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Analyst
1 29 (64.44%) Business Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) Transformation Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Agile Business Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Project Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL Business Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) SAP SD Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.89%) FMCG
4 2 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) Robotics
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (17.78%) ITIL
4 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 6 (13.33%) Information Security
5 6 (13.33%) Project Management
6 5 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 5 (11.11%) Coaching
6 5 (11.11%) Data Mapping
6 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 5 (11.11%) Logistics
6 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.11%) Migration
6 5 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (8.89%) Scrum
7 4 (8.89%) Use Case
7 4 (8.89%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) ISEB
1 2 (4.44%) SAS Certification
2 1 (2.22%) CISA
2 1 (2.22%) CISM
2 1 (2.22%) CISSP
2 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) GDPR
2 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) SAP
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.22%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.22%) Tableau