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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GAP Analysis
Rank 64 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 4 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.54% 0.63% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.95% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£338 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £67.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-77.03% +235.00%
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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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
579 419 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.24% 66.19% 73.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 215 288
Average daily rate £375 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £483 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -25.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) ISEB
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 2 (16.67%) CMS
5 2 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) Actimize
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) CISM
6 1 (8.33%) Front Office
6 1 (8.33%) Back Office
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Private Banking
6 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
6 1 (8.33%) BPMN
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Front Office
4 1 (8.33%) Back Office
4 1 (8.33%) Private Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Business Analyst
1 11 (91.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
5 1 (8.33%) BPMN
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) CISM
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Actimize