The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for GAP Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

GAP Analysis
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 69 64
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5  
Contract jobs citing GAP Analysis 5 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.75% 0.28% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.35% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 10
Median daily rate £425 £465 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.60% +43.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £37.50 £60.98
% change year-on-year +53.33% -38.50%  

GAP Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 551 568 757
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 83.11% 80.68% 83.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 342 389
Median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £43.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

GAP Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing GAP Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for GAP Analysis in Glasgow

GAP Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GAP Analysis in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for GAP Analysis in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for GAP Analysis.

1 10 (62.50%) SQL
1 10 (62.50%) Data Analysis
2 9 (56.25%) ETL
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Data Management
3 6 (37.50%) Data Quality
4 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (31.25%) Master Data Management
5 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (6.25%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (6.25%) EMIR
7 1 (6.25%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Server Building
7 1 (6.25%) Business Process Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) PMO
7 1 (6.25%) Business Process Modelling
7 1 (6.25%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Big Data
7 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing

GAP Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Data Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Report Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Data Analysis
2 9 (56.25%) ETL
3 6 (37.50%) Data Management
4 5 (31.25%) Master Data Management
5 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (6.25%) EMIR
2 1 (6.25%) MiFID
2 1 (6.25%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) BMC
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy