The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 113 123 119
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 6 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.44% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Median daily rate £448 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.48% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £318 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £458 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £446
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -10.36%
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% -
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1589 2285 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.41% 79.09% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 1208 1223
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 24
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £16.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

GAP Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

GAP Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

GAP Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

GAP Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

GAP Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +14 3 £450 -5.26% 1
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Glasgow +6 1 £425 +41.66%
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 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 Scotland region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (29.63%) Banking
3 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
4 7 (25.93%) Retail
5 6 (22.22%) Migration
6 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
6 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (14.81%) Data Extraction
7 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 4 (14.81%) Financial Institution
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
7 4 (14.81%) Retail Banking
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (11.11%) QlikView
8 3 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 3 (11.11%) Information Security
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) MS Office
8 3 (11.11%) SQL
8 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 3 (11.11%) VB
8 3 (11.11%) VBA
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle
8 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 2 (7.41%) Maximo
3 1 (3.70%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (11.11%) QlikView
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
3 7 (25.93%) Retail
4 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
5 4 (14.81%) Financial Institution
5 4 (14.81%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Analyst
2 12 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) AML Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Security Risk Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) DSDM Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Business Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Extraction
2 3 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Derivative
3 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.70%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (29.63%) Business Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) Migration
4 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) Data Deduplication
6 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 3 (11.11%) DSDM
6 3 (11.11%) Information Security
6 3 (11.11%) KYC
6 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) Service Management
7 2 (7.41%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
1 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
1 3 (11.11%) VB
1 3 (11.11%) VBA
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SEPA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Infor
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) CA
3 1 (3.70%) Charles River
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Nimsoft