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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 64 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 12 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 0.88% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.07% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
Median daily rate £475 £400 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £300 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £467 £614
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.50 £60.98 £15.39
% change year-on-year
-7.34% +296.36%
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
816 1401 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.79% 82.22% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 752 539
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% +26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 2016.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 17 (70.83%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Banking
3 9 (37.50%) Retail
3 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (16.67%) Change Management
6 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution
6 4 (16.67%) Retail Banking
7 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Information Security
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (12.50%) KYC
7 3 (12.50%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
8 2 (8.33%) SEPA
8 2 (8.33%) SQL
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL
8 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 2 (8.33%) Data Mapping
9 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (70.83%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Banking
3 9 (37.50%) Retail
4 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 4 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Billing
5 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Law
5 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Business Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) Architect
5 3 (12.50%) AML Business Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Security Risk Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Asset Management Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Security Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (29.17%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security
5 3 (12.50%) KYC
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (8.33%) Data Mapping
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (4.17%) BPR
7 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) Process Management
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) CA
3 1 (4.17%) Charles River
3 1 (4.17%) Nimsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Trillium