The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Control
Rank 79 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Change Control 16 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.04% 0.95% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.19% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 13
Average daily rate £383 £315 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.50% -25.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £219 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £365 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £33.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-15.91% +14.79%
Change Control
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1252 1175 953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.67% 79.93% 74.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 676 546
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 17
Average hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £13.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Control across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Control across the Edinburgh region.

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Change Control
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Change Control Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Control across the Edinburgh region.

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Change Control 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 Change Control.

1 34 (85.00%) Finance
2 24 (60.00%) Project Management
3 18 (45.00%) PRINCE2
3 18 (45.00%) Resource Management
4 17 (42.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (35.00%) ITIL
6 14 (35.00%) Scrum
6 14 (35.00%) Service Management
6 14 (35.00%) Waterfall
7 13 (32.50%) ServiceNow
7 13 (32.50%) SaaS
7 13 (32.50%) SDLC
7 13 (32.50%) CA
7 13 (32.50%) Remedy
7 13 (32.50%) HP
7 13 (32.50%) Banking
8 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 7 (17.50%) Quality Management
9 7 (17.50%) Project Planning
10 6 (15.00%) Change Management
11 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
11 3 (7.50%) Critical Path Analysis
11 3 (7.50%) Presales
11 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
12 2 (5.00%) Project Governance
12 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (5.00%) Programme Management

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Change Control 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 Change Control. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (32.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) ATM
2 1 (2.50%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) PVCS
General
1 34 (85.00%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
1 11 (27.50%) Engagement Manager
2 9 (22.50%) PMO Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 7 (17.50%) Financial Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Business Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) PMO Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Banking Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Change Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Head of Service Operations
7 1 (2.50%) HR Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Life and Pensions Business Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Pensions Business Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) PMO Lead
7 1 (2.50%) Programme Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Project Change Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Software Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) PMI
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Project Management
2 18 (45.00%) PRINCE2
2 18 (45.00%) Resource Management
3 17 (42.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (35.00%) ITIL
5 14 (35.00%) Scrum
5 14 (35.00%) Service Management
5 14 (35.00%) Waterfall
6 13 (32.50%) SDLC
7 7 (17.50%) Project Planning
7 7 (17.50%) Quality Management
8 6 (15.00%) Change Management
9 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.50%) Critical Path Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) Presales
9 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (5.00%) Migration
10 2 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) CA
1 13 (32.50%) HP
1 13 (32.50%) Remedy
1 13 (32.50%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle