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 3 months to 26 April 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 / South East
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 216 183
Rank change year-on-year +18 -33  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 57 59 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.70% 0.61% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.75% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 41
Median daily rate £450 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £467 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £442
% change year-on-year +3.65% -7.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £47.39 £33.75
% change year-on-year -22.97% +40.41%  

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 South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6671 7879 7935
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.06% 80.94% 79.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3858 4907 4456
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 262 290
Median hourly rate £31.00 £37.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.21% +12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £48.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 3 months to 26 April 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
Hampshire +22 17 £478 +51.74% 2
Berkshire +19 10 £525 +35.48% 1
Surrey +10 10 £500 +11.11% 4
East Sussex - 8 £450 -
West Sussex +16 6 £420 +15.06%
Buckinghamshire -16 5 £475 +18.75%
Kent +11 1 £435 +27.94%
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 South East region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 24 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 22 (20.37%) Finance
3 19 (17.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (14.81%) SAP
6 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 12 (11.11%) GDPR
8 11 (10.19%) SAP S/4HANA
8 11 (10.19%) E-Commerce
8 11 (10.19%) Legal
8 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
8 11 (10.19%) SAP GTS
9 10 (9.26%) Retail
9 10 (9.26%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (9.26%) Project Management
10 9 (8.33%) Data Analysis
10 9 (8.33%) Business Process Analysis
11 8 (7.41%) Migration
11 8 (7.41%) Service Management
11 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
11 8 (7.41%) PRINCE2
11 8 (7.41%) SQL
11 8 (7.41%) DB2
11 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
11 8 (7.41%) Use Case
11 8 (7.41%) Data Quality
12 7 (6.48%) CRM
13 6 (5.56%) ITIL

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 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) Drupal
2 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (10.19%) SAP GTS
1 11 (10.19%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (4.63%) Maximo
2 5 (4.63%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 3 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.78%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.85%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (0.93%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.93%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.93%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.93%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.93%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.93%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) LAN
2 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) DB2
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (0.93%) Big Data
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 22 (20.37%) Finance
2 11 (10.19%) Legal
3 10 (9.26%) Retail
4 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.70%) Marketing
6 3 (2.78%) Banking
7 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.93%) Billing
8 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (58.33%) Analyst
2 46 (42.59%) Business Analyst
3 16 (14.81%) Consultant
4 14 (12.96%) SAP Consultant
5 11 (10.19%) Data Analyst
6 9 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.56%) Process Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Workday Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) HR Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) Solvency II Business Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Business Process Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Maximo Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Pensions Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Pensions Business Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Workday Business Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Business Systems Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Finance Business Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) HR Business Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Programme Manager
10 3 (2.78%) Regulatory Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) .NET
1 1 (0.93%) ODBC
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (0.93%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.63%) Data Structures
2 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.78%) Social Media
4 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.93%) Fintech
5 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.93%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 19 (17.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 11 (10.19%) E-Commerce
7 10 (9.26%) Project Management
7 10 (9.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (8.33%) Business Process Analysis
8 9 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 8 (7.41%) Migration
9 8 (7.41%) PRINCE2
9 8 (7.41%) Service Management
9 8 (7.41%) Use Case
10 7 (6.48%) CRM
11 6 (5.56%) Data Management
11 6 (5.56%) Data Protection
11 6 (5.56%) ITIL
12 5 (4.63%) Project Planning
12 5 (4.63%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.41%) SQL
2 3 (2.78%) ABAP
3 1 (0.93%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.63%) Degree
3 5 (4.63%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.70%) ISEB
5 2 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.85%) PMP
5 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.93%) CISA
6 1 (0.93%) CISM
6 1 (0.93%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.11%) GDPR
2 8 (7.41%) Data Quality
3 6 (5.56%) Solvency II
4 4 (3.70%) SLA
5 3 (2.78%) QA
6 2 (1.85%) IFRS
7 1 (0.93%) EMIR
7 1 (0.93%) GAAP
7 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.93%) MiFID
7 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (14.81%) SAP
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (5.56%) Workday
4 5 (4.63%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle
6 2 (1.85%) Aquila
6 2 (1.85%) Pardot
6 2 (1.85%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 2 (1.85%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.93%) Actimize
7 1 (0.93%) Callidus
7 1 (0.93%) Google
7 1 (0.93%) HP
7 1 (0.93%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.93%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) Intel
7 1 (0.93%) Remedy
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