The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 June 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
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 325 309 308
Rank change year-on-year -16 -1  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 302 384 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.71% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.86% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 268 284
Median daily rate £475 £460 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +0.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £345 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Median hourly rate £57.50 £37.50 £60.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.33% -38.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £37.50 £60.98
% change year-on-year +53.33% -38.50%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39081 44816 45249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.35% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 29721 28985
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1082 1268
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in the UK

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAP Analysis in the UK

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAP Analysis in the UK

GAP Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for GAP Analysis in the UK

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
England -23 264 £488 +5.40% 42
London -12 142 £500 - 25
South East +23 49 £480 +6.55% 4
City of London -10 22 £600 +11.36% 4
Scotland +37 16 £413 +4.16% 2
Surrey +1 16 £487 +2.52% 1
Wales +12 15 £396 -12.11% 1
Yorkshire +24 14 £431 +11.29% 3
West Midlands +16 14 £400 -1.23% 2
West Yorkshire +29 12 £431 +7.14% 3
North West 0 12 £356 -15.23% 2
East Midlands -7 12 £500 +48.14%
Hampshire +17 10 £500 +19.40% 2
Edinburgh +16 10 £381 -3.72%
Leeds +26 9 £475 +11.76%
South West -2 9 £498 +19.87% 2
East of England -13 9 £475 +13.09% 1
South Wales +3 8 £426 -5.44%
East Sussex - 8 £450 -
Brighton - 8 £450 -
Manchester -2 7 £378 -28.09% 1
Newport - 7 £450 -
Derbyshire - 6 £500 -
Derby - 6 £500 -
Warwickshire +13 5 £413 +10.00%
Glasgow +5 5 £425 -8.60% 1
Wiltshire +3 5 £500 +53.84% 1
Berkshire +15 4 £453 +16.90% 1
Birmingham +7 4 £400 +6.66% 1
Hertfordshire 0 4 £463 +10.11%

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 161 (25.76%) Finance
2 136 (21.76%) Business Analysis
3 94 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 82 (13.12%) Banking
5 78 (12.48%) Project Management
6 74 (11.84%) SAP
7 67 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
8 52 (8.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 52 (8.32%) Migration
9 51 (8.16%) Data Analysis
10 49 (7.84%) Retail
10 49 (7.84%) Microsoft
10 49 (7.84%) Security Cleared
11 46 (7.36%) Use Case
12 44 (7.04%) Change Management
13 43 (6.88%) GDPR
14 42 (6.72%) Data Protection
14 42 (6.72%) MS Visio
15 41 (6.56%) Data Modelling
16 40 (6.40%) SQL
16 40 (6.40%) MiFID
16 40 (6.40%) SC Cleared
17 38 (6.08%) ITIL
18 35 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel
18 35 (5.60%) Degree
19 34 (5.44%) Legal
19 34 (5.44%) Workflow
20 33 (5.28%) PRINCE2
20 33 (5.28%) Data Management

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (2.24%) Confluence
2 7 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.96%) CMS
4 4 (0.64%) SAS
5 3 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.32%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.16%) Drupal
7 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (6.72%) MS Visio
2 35 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (3.20%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (3.04%) SAP S/4HANA
2 15 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.92%) SAP SD
4 11 (1.76%) SAP GTS
5 10 (1.60%) SAP MM
6 9 (1.44%) Maximo
6 9 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (1.28%) SAP PP
8 7 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (1.12%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.96%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (0.96%) SAP Retail
9 6 (0.96%) Temenos T24
10 5 (0.80%) Oracle Assets
10 5 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.80%) SAP CO
10 5 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (0.80%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.80%) IaaS
4 4 (0.64%) CloudSense
5 3 (0.48%) G Suite
5 3 (0.48%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.32%) Taleo
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.16%) Office 365
7 1 (0.16%) PaaS
7 1 (0.16%) SaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.12%) Firewall
1 7 (1.12%) TCP/IP
2 6 (0.96%) HTTP
2 6 (0.96%) HTTPS
2 6 (0.96%) IPsec
2 6 (0.96%) Network Security
3 5 (0.80%) LAN
4 4 (0.64%) BGP
4 4 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (0.64%) EIGRP
4 4 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (0.64%) WAN
5 3 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (0.48%) FTP
5 3 (0.48%) Internet
5 3 (0.48%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (0.48%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (0.32%) DHCP
6 2 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.76%) Big Data
2 10 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.80%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 5 (0.80%) Hadoop
3 5 (0.80%) SAP BW
3 5 (0.80%) SAP HANA
4 4 (0.64%) Power BI
4 4 (0.64%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.48%) DB2
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.48%) QlikView
5 3 (0.48%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.32%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.32%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.16%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.16%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 19 (3.04%) JIRA
2 3 (0.48%) ERwin
2 3 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.32%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.16%) XMLSpy
General
1 161 (25.76%) Finance
2 82 (13.12%) Banking
3 49 (7.84%) Retail
4 34 (5.44%) Legal
5 32 (5.12%) Investment Banking
6 24 (3.84%) Back Office
7 21 (3.36%) Manufacturing
8 19 (3.04%) Telecoms
9 18 (2.88%) Front Office
10 17 (2.72%) Marketing
11 8 (1.28%) Automotive
11 8 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (1.12%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.96%) Billing
13 6 (0.96%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.64%) Law
14 4 (0.64%) Military
15 3 (0.48%) Advertising
15 3 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 331 (52.96%) Analyst
2 273 (43.68%) Business Analyst
3 77 (12.32%) Consultant
4 67 (10.72%) Architect
5 39 (6.24%) SAP Consultant
6 38 (6.08%) Senior Analyst
6 38 (6.08%) Solutions Architect
7 35 (5.60%) Project Manager
8 33 (5.28%) Senior Business Analyst
9 28 (4.48%) IT Analyst
9 28 (4.48%) MiFID Business Analyst
10 25 (4.00%) Business IT Analyst
10 25 (4.00%) Data Analyst
11 23 (3.68%) IT Business Analyst
12 16 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
13 15 (2.40%) Banking Analyst
14 14 (2.24%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 13 (2.08%) Business Systems Analyst
15 13 (2.08%) Financial Analyst
15 13 (2.08%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.28%) .NET
2 7 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (1.12%) Web Services
2 7 (1.12%) XML
3 4 (0.64%) REST
3 4 (0.64%) SAML
4 3 (0.48%) JSON
4 3 (0.48%) Middleware
5 2 (0.32%) Gherkin
5 2 (0.32%) HTML
5 2 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.32%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.32%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.16%) COM
6 1 (0.16%) CSS
6 1 (0.16%) EJB
6 1 (0.16%) JDBC
6 1 (0.16%) JSP
6 1 (0.16%) Servlets
6 1 (0.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.04%) Derivative
3 19 (3.04%) Fixed Income
4 17 (2.72%) User Experience
5 15 (2.40%) Equities
6 14 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (2.24%) NHS
7 12 (1.92%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.28%) Fintech
9 6 (0.96%) Blog
9 6 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.96%) Reinsurance
10 4 (0.64%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.48%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.48%) FMCG
11 3 (0.48%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.48%) Social Media
11 3 (0.48%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.40%) Linux
2 8 (1.28%) Windows
3 5 (0.80%) Unix
4 2 (0.32%) pSOS
4 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.16%) CentOS
5 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (21.76%) Business Analysis
2 94 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 78 (12.48%) Project Management
4 52 (8.32%) Migration
4 52 (8.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 51 (8.16%) Data Analysis
6 46 (7.36%) Use Case
7 44 (7.04%) Change Management
8 42 (6.72%) Data Protection
9 41 (6.56%) Data Modelling
10 38 (6.08%) ITIL
11 34 (5.44%) Workflow
12 33 (5.28%) Data Management
12 33 (5.28%) PRINCE2
12 33 (5.28%) User Stories
13 32 (5.12%) Analytics
14 29 (4.64%) CRM
14 29 (4.64%) Service Management
15 28 (4.48%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 40 (6.40%) SQL
2 16 (2.56%) Python
3 10 (1.60%) Java
4 7 (1.12%) C
4 7 (1.12%) Ruby
5 6 (0.96%) Bash Shell
5 6 (0.96%) C-shell
5 6 (0.96%) Korn
6 5 (0.80%) C#
6 5 (0.80%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.64%) PHP
7 4 (0.64%) VBA
8 3 (0.48%) ABAP
8 3 (0.48%) C++
9 2 (0.32%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.32%) Perl
9 2 (0.32%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.32%) R
10 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.16%) X++
Qualifications
1 49 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 40 (6.40%) SC Cleared
3 35 (5.60%) Degree
4 14 (2.24%) ISEB
5 11 (1.76%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.76%) PMP
6 8 (1.28%) CISSP
7 7 (1.12%) CREST Certified
8 6 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.80%) CEH
9 5 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.80%) GIAC
9 5 (0.80%) SANS
10 4 (0.64%) ACCA
10 4 (0.64%) CCNP
10 4 (0.64%) CIMA
10 4 (0.64%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.88%) GDPR
2 40 (6.40%) MiFID
3 29 (4.64%) QA
4 22 (3.52%) Data Quality
5 14 (2.24%) EMIR
6 13 (2.08%) SLA
7 9 (1.44%) Solvency II
8 8 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (1.12%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.96%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 6 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
10 6 (0.96%) GMP
11 5 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.64%) Basel II
12 4 (0.64%) GAAP
13 3 (0.48%) Basel III
13 3 (0.48%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 3 (0.48%) PMO
13 3 (0.48%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.64%) Docker
3 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.16%) HDFS
5 1 (0.16%) vCloud
5 1 (0.16%) vSphere
5 1 (0.16%) XenApp
5 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (1.44%) Puppet
2 8 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.64%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.48%) Ansible
4 3 (0.48%) SCCM
5 2 (0.32%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.32%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.32%) Nexpose
5 2 (0.32%) SCOM
6 1 (0.16%) Aspera SmartTrack
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.16%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.16%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.16%) Nessus
6 1 (0.16%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.16%) OPNET
6 1 (0.16%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 74 (11.84%) SAP
2 49 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.32%) Oracle
4 12 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (1.92%) ServiceNow
5 11 (1.76%) PeopleSoft
6 9 (1.44%) Google
6 9 (1.44%) Workday
7 8 (1.28%) Cisco
8 6 (0.96%) Atlassian
8 6 (0.96%) Guidewire
8 6 (0.96%) Sage
8 6 (0.96%) Siebel
9 5 (0.80%) F5
9 5 (0.80%) VMware
10 4 (0.64%) Ariba
10 4 (0.64%) Fortinet
10 4 (0.64%) IBM
10 4 (0.64%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.64%) Tableau
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