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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 67 74 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 16 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.10% 0.63% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.83% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate
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£370 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.10% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+56.35% +8.33%
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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
1143 969 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.50% 76.54% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 566 328
Average daily rate £375 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £22.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GAP Analysis.

1 13 (59.09%) Business Analysis
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) Data Mining
4 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Requirements Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) Banking
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) ISEB
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
6 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.64%) Data Transformation
6 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
6 3 (13.64%) BPMN
6 3 (13.64%) Data Mapping
7 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Data Validation
7 2 (9.09%) Network Security
7 2 (9.09%) Product Management
7 2 (9.09%) Data Governance
7 2 (9.09%) Workflow
7 2 (9.09%) Master Data Management
7 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 2 (9.09%) Citrix
7 2 (9.09%) ETL

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing GAP Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GAP Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Analyst
2 16 (72.73%) Business Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Process Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Engagement Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Business Engagement Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Payments Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) MI Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Derivative
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Business Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (18.18%) Requirements Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) Data Transformation
4 3 (13.64%) BPMN
4 3 (13.64%) Data Mapping
4 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Product Management
5 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Data Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) EMIR
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) SAP
1 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Charles River