Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 21 February 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 - 38
Rank change year-on-year - +38 -3
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.14% - 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% - 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Staffordshire median daily rate £400 - £333
10th Percentile £381 - £327
90th Percentile £411 - £339
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £20.00

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 204 295 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 77.27% 78.46% 80.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 198 163
Staffordshire median daily rate £378 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.86% - -
10th Percentile £275 £212 £263
90th Percentile £463 £488 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £407 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.81% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 6
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £12.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.00% +101.53% -15.90%
10th Percentile £10.99 £19.65 £9.27
90th Percentile £48.50 £73.50 £18.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.99 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.05% +10.00% -11.11%

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in Staffordshire

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in Staffordshire

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Tamworth - 2 £394 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £413 -
GAP Analysis
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 3 (100.00%) GDPR
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) FMCG
3 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) GDPR Business Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Retail Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Process Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Regulatory Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) GDPR
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS