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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 68 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 3 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.46% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.56% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £453 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £473 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £448
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+327.50% -
GAP Analysis
Scotland

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
734 1239 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.39% 82.27% 76.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 615 612
Median daily rate £405 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.02 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.07% -15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.94 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.38 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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
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 December 2016.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 7 (43.75%) Retail
3 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (25.00%) Retail Banking
5 4 (25.00%) Financial Institution
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 3 (18.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (18.75%) KYC
6 3 (18.75%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 2 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
7 2 (12.50%) SEPA
7 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (6.25%) CA
8 1 (6.25%) Charles River
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL
8 1 (6.25%) Law
8 1 (6.25%) Migration
8 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
8 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture

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 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 7 (43.75%) Retail
4 4 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 4 (25.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Architect
5 3 (18.75%) AML Business Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) Security Risk Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Asset Management Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Business Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Service Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (18.75%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) KYC
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Data Privacy
5 1 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (6.25%) Server Hardening
5 1 (6.25%) Service Design
5 1 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SEPA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) CA
2 1 (6.25%) Charles River
2 1 (6.25%) Nimsoft