The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 59 64 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 11 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.29% 0.97% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.20% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £365 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -33.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.74 £39.00 £63.00
% change year-on-year
+55.74% -38.09%
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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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
689 665 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.77% 80.51% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 297 287
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 9
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% +78.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £24.00 £17.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 13 (56.52%) Business Analysis
3 8 (34.78%) Data Modelling
4 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
5 6 (26.09%) Requirements Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
7 3 (13.04%) ISEB
7 3 (13.04%) Banking
7 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (13.04%) BPMN
8 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.70%) BPR
8 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (8.70%) PMP
8 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
8 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
8 2 (8.70%) MS Office
8 2 (8.70%) SAP
8 2 (8.70%) Migration
9 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
9 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
9 1 (4.35%) Twitter
9 1 (4.35%) System Integration Testing

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
1 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Analyst
2 20 (86.96%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Process Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Process Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Project Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Change Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Process Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Change Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Business Analysis
2 8 (34.78%) Data Modelling
3 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (26.09%) Requirements Engineering
4 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
5 4 (17.39%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (13.04%) BPMN
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) BPR
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
8 1 (4.35%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Validation
8 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.70%) PMP
2 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Twitter