Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 45 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 - +32
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.89% 0.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £400 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
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 - - -

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 220 352 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 83.33% 82.24% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 222 160
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £342 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.81% -6.44% +12.31%
10th Percentile £260 £204 £263
90th Percentile £475 £494 £439
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 14
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £13.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% +80.51% +15.42%
10th Percentile £12.22 £20.75 £8.94
90th Percentile £48.00 £65.50 £19.70
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £19.43 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.67% -2.85% -

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 11 December 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
Tamworth -4 4 £400 +6.67%
GAP Analysis
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 5 (100.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Logistics
2 4 (80.00%) FMCG
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) GDPR
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) GDPR Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Project Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Retail Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Transformation Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Process Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) FMCG
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) Logistics
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) GDPR
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco