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 3 months to 25 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 68 64
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.35% 0.23% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.29% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £306 £430 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.83% +21.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £414 £425
% change year-on-year +8.76% -2.64%  
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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 455 683 665
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.27% 79.98% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 406 326
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 36
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.70% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.61 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £40.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (20.00%) Workday
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 31000
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI-CA
2 1 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) QMS
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ABAP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Retail

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Author
3 1 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) HR Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) HR Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Risk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Author
3 1 (20.00%) Workday Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Workday Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) QMS
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 31000
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Workday