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 4 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 97 115 100
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 31 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.13% 0.16% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.23% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 4
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£348 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.55% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £380 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £20.00 £91.25
% change year-on-year
-41.25% -78.08%
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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
2139 1756 1455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.64% 72.00% 69.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1202 889 754
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.93 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.43% -52.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.22 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Glasgow +2 10 £375 - 2
Edinburgh -2 9 £348 -8.55% 2
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 22 (51.16%) Project Management
2 17 (39.53%) Business Analysis
3 14 (32.56%) Data Analysis
4 13 (30.23%) PRINCE2
4 13 (30.23%) Data Modelling
4 13 (30.23%) Requirements Engineering
5 12 (27.91%) BPMN
5 12 (27.91%) Finance
6 11 (25.58%) Change Management
6 11 (25.58%) ISEB
7 10 (23.26%) PeopleSoft
7 10 (23.26%) Use Case
7 10 (23.26%) Banking
7 10 (23.26%) Test Scripting
8 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (6.98%) Data Governance
10 3 (6.98%) FATCA
10 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
10 3 (6.98%) Migration
10 3 (6.98%) Data Mining
11 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.65%) Front Office
11 2 (4.65%) Back Office
11 2 (4.65%) ETL
11 2 (4.65%) SAP
11 2 (4.65%) Validation
11 2 (4.65%) Information Security
11 2 (4.65%) Data Management
11 2 (4.65%) Master Data Management

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) RequisitePro
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Front Office
4 2 (4.65%) Back Office
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Analyst
2 24 (55.81%) Business Analyst
3 12 (27.91%) Consultant
4 10 (23.26%) PeopleSoft Consultant
5 7 (16.28%) Payroll Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Report Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Peoplesoft Functional Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Project Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Business Process Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Functional Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Business Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (2.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Project Management
2 17 (39.53%) Business Analysis
3 14 (32.56%) Data Analysis
4 13 (30.23%) PRINCE2
4 13 (30.23%) Data Modelling
4 13 (30.23%) Requirements Engineering
5 12 (27.91%) BPMN
6 11 (25.58%) Change Management
7 10 (23.26%) Use Case
7 10 (23.26%) Test Scripting
8 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (6.98%) Data Governance
10 3 (6.98%) Migration
11 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
11 2 (4.65%) ETL
11 2 (4.65%) Validation
11 2 (4.65%) Information Security
11 2 (4.65%) Data Management
11 2 (4.65%) Master Data Management
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.33%) VCP4
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) FATCA
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (4.65%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) Twitter
3 1 (2.33%) Actimize
3 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
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