Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 January 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 264 265 255
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 +19
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 105 86 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 0.56% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.68% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 49 78
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
10th Percentile £317 £325 £291
90th Percentile £527 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
South East median hourly rate £37.50 £60.00 £60.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% -1.61% +494.93%
England median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +150.00% +72.04%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,669 12,688 14,860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.84% 82.32% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,245 7,593 8,898
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £253
90th Percentile £580 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £432 £425
% change year-on-year +4.11% +1.71% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 508 627
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.06 £11.92
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in the South East

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in the South East

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in the South East

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in the South East

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Thames Valley +1 55 £400 -5.88% 5
Berkshire -3 40 £400 -5.88% 3
Hampshire +1 20 £425 +13.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -12 13 £500 +49.25% 1
Surrey -26 11 £435 -17.14% 1
West Sussex -3 8 £400 -5.88% 3
East Sussex - 3 £513 -
Oxfordshire -1 2 £374 - 1
Kent - 2 £300 -
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 46 (43.81%) Business Analysis
2 36 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (32.38%) GDPR
4 30 (28.57%) Finance
5 28 (26.67%) Project Management
6 24 (22.86%) Information Security
6 24 (22.86%) Data Protection
7 20 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 19 (18.10%) Data Mapping
9 18 (17.14%) Business Process Mapping
10 15 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (14.29%) Data Modelling
11 14 (13.33%) Oracle
11 14 (13.33%) Risk Management
12 13 (12.38%) Management Information System
12 13 (12.38%) Risk Assessment
12 13 (12.38%) Data Protection Act
12 13 (12.38%) Data Analysis
13 12 (11.43%) Requirements Engineering
13 12 (11.43%) Data Management
13 12 (11.43%) Migration
14 11 (10.48%) Retail
14 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (9.52%) Data Migration
16 9 (8.57%) Requirements Management
16 9 (8.57%) Security Cleared
16 9 (8.57%) Change Control
16 9 (8.57%) Telecoms
16 9 (8.57%) PRINCE2
16 9 (8.57%) SQL

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (3.81%) IIS
2 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Primavera
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.95%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.95%) SAP CS
4 1 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.95%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) Office 365
2 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) Firewall
2 3 (2.86%) NAS
2 3 (2.86%) SAN
3 2 (1.90%) 2G
3 2 (1.90%) 3G
3 2 (1.90%) 4G
3 2 (1.90%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.95%) LAN
4 1 (0.95%) SMS
4 1 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) DB2
2 5 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (28.57%) Finance
2 11 (10.48%) Retail
3 9 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.86%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
6 1 (0.95%) Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Law
6 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (68.57%) Analyst
2 59 (56.19%) Business Analyst
3 16 (15.24%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 14 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 10 (9.52%) Data Analyst
6 9 (8.57%) Data Business Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Consultant
7 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Senior Manager
7 6 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Data Modeller
8 5 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Oracle Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Oracle Business Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Project Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.90%) .NET
3 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.95%) EDI
3 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.38%) Data Protection Act
2 13 (12.38%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.62%) Data Structures
4 7 (6.67%) User Experience
5 3 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.90%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.95%) Fintech
7 1 (0.95%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.86%) Linux
1 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.90%) Windows
2 2 (1.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (43.81%) Business Analysis
2 36 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (26.67%) Project Management
4 24 (22.86%) Data Protection
4 24 (22.86%) Information Security
5 19 (18.10%) Data Mapping
6 18 (17.14%) Business Process Mapping
7 15 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 14 (13.33%) Risk Management
9 13 (12.38%) Data Analysis
9 13 (12.38%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (11.43%) Data Management
10 12 (11.43%) Migration
10 12 (11.43%) Requirements Engineering
11 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (9.52%) Data Migration
13 9 (8.57%) Change Control
13 9 (8.57%) PRINCE2
13 9 (8.57%) Requirements Management
14 8 (7.62%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.57%) SQL
2 6 (5.71%) C
3 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.95%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) ISEB
4 3 (2.86%) CCNA
4 3 (2.86%) CCNP
4 3 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.86%) CISSP
4 3 (2.86%) MCSA
4 3 (2.86%) MCSE
4 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.90%) CLAS
5 2 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.90%) Degree
5 2 (1.90%) GIAC
5 2 (1.90%) SANS
6 1 (0.95%) IISP
6 1 (0.95%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (32.38%) GDPR
2 20 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (7.62%) Data Quality
4 6 (5.71%) PCI DSS
4 6 (5.71%) QA
5 4 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (1.90%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.90%) GxP
6 2 (1.90%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.86%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (13.33%) Oracle
2 8 (7.62%) JDA
3 5 (4.76%) IBM
4 4 (3.81%) SAP
5 3 (2.86%) Cisco
5 3 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.86%) Netezza
5 3 (2.86%) VMware
6 2 (1.90%) BMC
6 2 (1.90%) Huawei
6 2 (1.90%) Remedy
6 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.95%) Ariba
7 1 (0.95%) Capita
7 1 (0.95%) Cramer
7 1 (0.95%) Northgate
7 1 (0.95%) Progress
7 1 (0.95%) Sage
7 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow