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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank 98 119 117
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 29 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.96% 0.49% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.68% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 4
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£375 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £442 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £19.00 £91.25
% change year-on-year
+77.63% -79.17%
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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
2308 1925 1724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.30% 72.83% 71.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1031 896
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 25 23
Average hourly rate £30.50 £27.09 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.60% -32.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +8 12 £395 - 3
Glasgow +1 11 £363 - 2
Aberdeen - 2 - - 1
Stirling - 1 £430 -
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GAP Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (54.72%) Business Analysis
2 24 (45.28%) Project Management
3 18 (33.96%) Requirements Engineering
4 16 (30.19%) Data Modelling
4 16 (30.19%) Data Analysis
5 15 (28.30%) PRINCE2
6 14 (26.42%) ISEB
6 14 (26.42%) Finance
6 14 (26.42%) BPMN
7 10 (18.87%) PeopleSoft
7 10 (18.87%) Change Management
7 10 (18.87%) Use Case
7 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
8 9 (16.98%) Banking
9 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (13.21%) Data Mining
11 4 (7.55%) Migration
11 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (5.66%) Data Governance
12 3 (5.66%) Data Mapping
12 3 (5.66%) FATCA
12 3 (5.66%) Data Transformation
12 3 (5.66%) Validation
12 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
12 3 (5.66%) SQL
13 2 (3.77%) SAP
13 2 (3.77%) CRM
13 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
13 2 (3.77%) BPR
13 2 (3.77%) ETL

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.77%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Local Government
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (73.58%) Analyst
2 32 (60.38%) Business Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) Consultant
4 10 (18.87%) PeopleSoft Consultant
5 7 (13.21%) Payroll Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Report Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Data Business Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Peoplesoft Functional Consultant
8 1 (1.89%) Risk Consultant
8 1 (1.89%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Business Change Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) IT Business Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Business Process Consultant
8 1 (1.89%) MI Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) FMCG
2 1 (1.89%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Business Analysis
2 24 (45.28%) Project Management
3 18 (33.96%) Requirements Engineering
4 16 (30.19%) Data Modelling
4 16 (30.19%) Data Analysis
5 15 (28.30%) PRINCE2
6 14 (26.42%) BPMN
7 10 (18.87%) Change Management
7 10 (18.87%) Use Case
7 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
8 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.55%) Migration
9 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (5.66%) Data Governance
10 3 (5.66%) Data Mapping
10 3 (5.66%) Data Transformation
10 3 (5.66%) Validation
11 2 (3.77%) CRM
11 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.77%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) FATCA
2 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.89%) EMIR
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (3.77%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Twitter
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Charles River
3 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
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