The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GAP Analysis
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 75 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 2 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.98% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 1.20% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Median daily rate £445 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.75% +3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.49 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +208.60%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
670 1164 1044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.23% 81.68% 80.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 599 553
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.89 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing GAP Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (53.85%) Retail
3 6 (46.15%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Retail Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (23.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (23.08%) KYC
5 3 (23.08%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 3 (23.08%) Financial Institution
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
6 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (15.38%) SEPA
7 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (7.69%) Data Privacy
7 1 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) Network Management
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 1 (7.69%) Charles River
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Retail
3 6 (46.15%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Retail Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Architect
4 3 (23.08%) AML Business Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Security Risk Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Business Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (23.08%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) KYC
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Data Privacy
5 1 (7.69%) Network Management
5 1 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SEPA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Charles River