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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GAP Analysis
Rank 102 106 114
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 23 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.00% 0.98% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.20% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 10
Median daily rate £400 £340 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £299 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
- +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £60.98 £27.19
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +124.25%
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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
1895 2666 2231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.79% 81.68% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1114 1393 1147
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 62 28
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +16.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +6 13 £475 +18.75% 2
Glasgow +3 4 £325 -4.41%
South Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 31 (60.78%) Finance
2 18 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (35.29%) Banking
3 16 (31.37%) Business Analysis
4 15 (29.41%) Oracle
5 14 (27.45%) Retail
6 12 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (23.53%) Change Management
7 11 (21.57%) SQL
8 10 (19.61%) ITIL
8 10 (19.61%) Mentoring
8 10 (19.61%) Oracle Assets
9 9 (17.65%) SDLC
9 9 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
9 9 (17.65%) Billing
9 9 (17.65%) Risk Management
9 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 7 (13.73%) Retail Banking
11 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (9.80%) Wealth Management
12 5 (9.80%) Project Management
12 5 (9.80%) Migration
13 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
13 4 (7.84%) Financial Institution
13 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
13 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
13 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
13 4 (7.84%) Anti-Money Laundering

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 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.92%) MS Office
4 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle Assets
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.92%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.96%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.96%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.92%) QlikView
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 31 (60.78%) Finance
2 18 (35.29%) Banking
3 14 (27.45%) Retail
4 9 (17.65%) Billing
5 7 (13.73%) Retail Banking
6 4 (7.84%) Financial Institution
6 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
7 3 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Analyst
2 22 (43.14%) Business Analyst
3 17 (33.33%) Consultant
4 12 (23.53%) Oracle Consultant
5 10 (19.61%) Functional Consultant
6 9 (17.65%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) AML Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Security Risk Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Asset Management Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) DSDM Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Data Extraction
2 3 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Derivative
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (31.37%) Business Analysis
3 12 (23.53%) Change Management
3 12 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (19.61%) ITIL
4 10 (19.61%) Mentoring
5 9 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 9 (17.65%) SDLC
6 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (9.80%) Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Project Management
6 5 (9.80%) Wealth Management
7 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.84%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
7 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) KYC
8 3 (5.88%) Analytics
8 3 (5.88%) DSDM
8 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.92%) VB
2 2 (3.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Oracle
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Infor
4 1 (1.96%) CA
4 1 (1.96%) Charles River
4 1 (1.96%) Nimsoft
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) Trillium
4 1 (1.96%) Twitter