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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 98 104 112
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 33 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.15% 0.67% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.89% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 3
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£338 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £39.00 -
% change year-on-year
+56.35% -
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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
2210 1917 1753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.98% 75.35% 72.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 1076 912
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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

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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 2 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 15 £370 -
Glasgow -2 13 £300 -29.41% 2
Stirling - 1 £430 - 1
Fife - 1 £203 -
Dundee - 1 - - 1
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 25 (39.68%) Project Management
3 24 (38.10%) Finance
4 20 (31.75%) Data Modelling
5 19 (30.16%) Requirements Engineering
6 16 (25.40%) PRINCE2
7 15 (23.81%) ISEB
7 15 (23.81%) Data Analysis
8 14 (22.22%) BPMN
9 10 (15.87%) Change Management
9 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (14.29%) Use Case
10 9 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
10 9 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 9 (14.29%) SDLC
11 8 (12.70%) Banking
12 7 (11.11%) Data Mining
13 6 (9.52%) MS Visio
13 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
14 5 (7.94%) Migration
15 3 (4.76%) BPR
15 3 (4.76%) SQL
15 3 (4.76%) Validation
15 3 (4.76%) Data Transformation
15 3 (4.76%) Data Migration
15 3 (4.76%) Data Mapping
15 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 3 (4.76%) Data Management
15 3 (4.76%) Data Governance
16 2 (3.17%) FATCA

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 2 (3.17%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (38.10%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Back Office
3 1 (1.59%) Local Government
3 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (80.95%) Analyst
2 44 (69.84%) Business Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Consultant
4 9 (14.29%) PeopleSoft Consultant
5 7 (11.11%) Payroll Consultant
6 5 (7.94%) Process Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Business Process Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Data Business Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Report Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Business Analyst
9 1 (1.59%) Project Leader
9 1 (1.59%) Process Consultant
9 1 (1.59%) Business Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.59%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.59%) Business Process Consultant
9 1 (1.59%) MI Analyst
9 1 (1.59%) Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.59%) Derivative
2 1 (1.59%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 25 (39.68%) Project Management
3 20 (31.75%) Data Modelling
4 19 (30.16%) Requirements Engineering
5 16 (25.40%) PRINCE2
6 15 (23.81%) Data Analysis
7 14 (22.22%) BPMN
8 10 (15.87%) Change Management
8 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (14.29%) Use Case
9 9 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 9 (14.29%) SDLC
10 5 (7.94%) Migration
11 3 (4.76%) BPR
11 3 (4.76%) Validation
11 3 (4.76%) Data Transformation
11 3 (4.76%) Data Migration
11 3 (4.76%) Data Mapping
11 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (4.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) ISEB
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) FATCA
2 1 (1.59%) EMIR
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) Charles River
4 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.59%) Twitter
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