Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 20 July 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 West
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 189 164
Rank change year-on-year -2 -25 -22
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 18 23 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.38% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.48% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 45
South West median daily rate £450 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -25.00% +10.99%
10th Percentile £383 £288 £385
90th Percentile £543 £483 £600
England median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.50 £40.25 £50.25
% change year-on-year -11.80% -19.90% +73.28%

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4546 4803 5031
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.68% 79.47% 78.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2914 3175 3309
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.21%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £260
90th Percentile £538 £550 £527
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.55% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 241 213
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +45.83%
10th Percentile £13.10 £12.75 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.50 £50.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year - +15.53% +5.56%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in the South West

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in the South West

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis in the South West over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in the South West

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in the South West

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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
Bristol 0 6 £425 +21.43% 3
Wiltshire -5 5 £500 +35.14%
Somerset -1 4 £388 -22.50%
Gloucestershire - 2 £410 -
GAP Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 West region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Use Case
4 4 (22.22%) Docker
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) Coaching
4 4 (22.22%) Military
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) NHS
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) MODAF
5 3 (16.67%) Maximo
5 3 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) BPMN
6 2 (11.11%) HL7
6 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Maximo
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.56%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (22.22%) Military
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
1 9 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Transformation Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Business Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Maximo Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Change Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Content Strategist
5 1 (5.56%) Healthcare Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Healthcare Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) REST
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Blog
3 1 (5.56%) Social Media
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) CentOS
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Use Case
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Coaching
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 3 (16.67%) MODAF
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 3 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (11.11%) BPMN
6 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Workflow
7 1 (5.56%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
1 1 (5.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) ISEB
5 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.56%) CBAP
5 1 (5.56%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) HL7
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nessus
1 1 (5.56%) Nexpose
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) IBM
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Rapid7
1 1 (5.56%) VMware