Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 90 103
Rank change year-on-year +20 +13 -6
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 18 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.40% 0.34% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.42% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 1
Reading median daily rate £400 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +9.15% -35.45%
10th Percentile £316 £336 £343
90th Percentile £446 £435 £368
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £428 £355
% change year-on-year -6.43% +20.42% -16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £37.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1061 1192 1495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.50% 80.05% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 620 927
Reading median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - -
10th Percentile £272 £227 £239
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 84
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.37
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -17.14% -41.67% +74.83%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in Reading

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in Reading

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 12 (66.67%) GDPR
2 11 (61.11%) Business Process Mapping
2 11 (61.11%) Business Analysis
2 11 (61.11%) Data Protection
3 10 (55.56%) Data Mapping
3 10 (55.56%) Requirements Engineering
3 10 (55.56%) Data Management
3 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (55.56%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (55.56%) Information Security
3 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
5 4 (22.22%) Information Management
5 4 (22.22%) Data Security
6 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 3 (16.67%) IIS
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) MCSE
6 3 (16.67%) MCSA
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (16.67%) CCNP
6 3 (16.67%) CCNA
6 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (16.67%) SAN
6 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (16.67%) IIS
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) NAS
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) SMS
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Analyst
1 14 (77.78%) Business Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) GDPR Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Data Protection Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Officer
5 1 (5.56%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) ERP Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (55.56%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.56%) Fintech
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Business Analysis
1 11 (61.11%) Business Process Mapping
1 11 (61.11%) Data Protection
2 10 (55.56%) Data Management
2 10 (55.56%) Data Mapping
2 10 (55.56%) Information Security
2 10 (55.56%) Requirements Engineering
2 10 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
4 4 (22.22%) Data Security
4 4 (22.22%) Information Management
5 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 3 (16.67%) Change Control
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) Proactive Management
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CCNA
1 3 (16.67%) CCNP
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (16.67%) MCSA
1 3 (16.67%) MCSE
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) GDPR
2 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) BT
2 1 (5.56%) Progress