The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 29 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
England > North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 132 125
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 12 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.41% 0.85% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 1.04% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 29 23
North West median daily rate £356 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.21% +3.75%  
10th Percentile £314 £275 £266
90th Percentile £425 £700 £700
England median daily rate £484 £461 £475
% change year-on-year +4.93% -2.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £18.00 £37.50 £60.98
% change year-on-year -52.00% -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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2388 3085 2921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.78% 82.07% 78.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5096 7691 6241
North West median daily rate £413 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +7.09%  
10th Percentile £294 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £588 £568
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 238 299
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
10th Percentile £12.79 £12.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.73 £57.25
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in the North West

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in the North West

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in the North West

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester +2 7 £378 -28.09% 2
Cheshire +19 3 £356 -28.80% 1
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 5 (19.23%) SAP
3 5 (19.23%) CRM
3 5 (19.23%) Marketing
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (11.54%) JIRA
4 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) SDLC
5 2 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Business Process Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (7.69%) ISEB
5 2 (7.69%) NHS
5 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (3.85%) COM

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.85%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Analyst
2 16 (61.54%) Business Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) CRM Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) CRM Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Financial Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Business Analysis
1 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) CRM
3 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Scrum
3 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) SDLC
4 2 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (3.85%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ACCA
2 1 (3.85%) APMP
2 1 (3.85%) CBAP
2 1 (3.85%) CIMA
2 1 (3.85%) CIPFA
2 1 (3.85%) IIBA
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 14001
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Siebel
3 1 (3.85%) Yardi
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