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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 105 116 99
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 31 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 0.55% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.70% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 4
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£340 £358 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% -28.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £420
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £15.39 £63.00
% change year-on-year
+296.36% -75.57%
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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
2603 2152 1751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.36% 78.57% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1101 882
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 28 38
Average hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.55% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.70 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £165.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GAP Analysis across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAP Analysis within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -6 13 £400 -13.51% 3
Glasgow +3 8 £340 -2.85% 1
North Lanarkshire - 5 £338 -
West Lothian - 2 £315 -
Stirling - 1 £375 -
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 36 (58.06%) Finance
2 34 (54.84%) Business Analysis
3 21 (33.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (20.97%) Banking
4 13 (20.97%) MS Visio
5 12 (19.35%) PRINCE2
6 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (14.52%) Data Modelling
7 9 (14.52%) Project Management
8 7 (11.29%) BPR
8 7 (11.29%) CRM
8 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
8 7 (11.29%) ITIL
8 7 (11.29%) Workflow
8 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
8 7 (11.29%) Requirements Engineering
9 6 (9.68%) Use Case
9 6 (9.68%) Programme Management
9 6 (9.68%) MS Office
9 6 (9.68%) Data Mining
10 5 (8.06%) ISEB
10 5 (8.06%) Identity Management
10 5 (8.06%) Migration
10 5 (8.06%) Data Analysis
10 5 (8.06%) Critical Path Analysis
10 5 (8.06%) Target Operating Model
10 5 (8.06%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (6.45%) Data Mapping
11 4 (6.45%) SQL
12 3 (4.84%) SQL Server

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (4.84%) SAS
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (20.97%) MS Visio
2 6 (9.68%) MS Office
3 3 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.61%) EDRMS
General
1 36 (58.06%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Legal
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Local Government
5 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 53 (85.48%) Analyst
2 50 (80.65%) Business Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) Process Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Data Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Business Process Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Business Engagement Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Engagement Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Database Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.23%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Security Architect
7 1 (1.61%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (1.61%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (1.61%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (1.61%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.61%) Derivative
3 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (54.84%) Business Analysis
2 21 (33.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (19.35%) PRINCE2
4 9 (14.52%) Data Modelling
4 9 (14.52%) Project Management
5 7 (11.29%) ITIL
5 7 (11.29%) BPR
5 7 (11.29%) CRM
5 7 (11.29%) Workflow
5 7 (11.29%) Requirements Engineering
6 6 (9.68%) Use Case
6 6 (9.68%) Programme Management
7 5 (8.06%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.06%) Critical Path Analysis
7 5 (8.06%) Identity Management
7 5 (8.06%) Migration
7 5 (8.06%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (8.06%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (6.45%) Data Mapping
9 3 (4.84%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) ISEB
2 2 (3.23%) CISSP
2 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.23%) PMP
2 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.23%) CISA
2 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.61%) EMIR
2 1 (1.61%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Citrix
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle
2 2 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (1.61%) Charles River
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