The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Management
Rank 58 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +2
Contract jobs citing Change Management 35 66 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.45% 5.03% 4.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 6.35% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 24
Average daily rate £394 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £268 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £26.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.34% -5.45%
Change Management
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
1161 1040 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.30% 79.27% 72.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 577 437
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Change Management 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 Management.

1 59 (57.84%) Banking
2 54 (52.94%) Finance
3 36 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (29.41%) Project Management
5 19 (18.63%) Migration
6 14 (13.73%) ITIL
6 14 (13.73%) Release Management
7 12 (11.76%) Windows
7 12 (11.76%) Retail
8 11 (10.78%) Retail Banking
9 9 (8.82%) Service Management
9 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
9 9 (8.82%) EMC
9 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (8.82%) Data Centre
10 8 (7.84%) Risk Management
10 8 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (6.86%) Business Analysis
11 7 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (6.86%) Service Delivery
11 7 (6.86%) HP
11 7 (6.86%) Red Hat
11 7 (6.86%) PRINCE2
11 7 (6.86%) Unix
11 7 (6.86%) Linux
11 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
11 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
11 7 (6.86%) Oracle
12 6 (5.88%) Solaris
12 6 (5.88%) SAN

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Change Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.94%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.96%) CICS
3 2 (1.96%) JBoss
4 1 (0.98%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.92%) MS Office
3 3 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.96%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (1.96%) Office 365
2 2 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) SAN
2 3 (2.94%) Firewall
2 3 (2.94%) Network Security
3 1 (0.98%) LAN
3 1 (0.98%) PBX
3 1 (0.98%) Skype
3 1 (0.98%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.98%) VLAN
3 1 (0.98%) WAN
3 1 (0.98%) Wireless
3 1 (0.98%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.98%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.98%) Selenium
General
1 59 (57.84%) Banking
2 54 (52.94%) Finance
3 12 (11.76%) Retail
4 11 (10.78%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.98%) Billing
5 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (28.43%) Analyst
2 22 (21.57%) Project Manager
3 13 (12.75%) Business Analyst
4 12 (11.76%) Banking Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) IT Manager
6 9 (8.82%) Administrator
6 9 (8.82%) Change Manager
7 7 (6.86%) Banking Business Analyst
7 7 (6.86%) Business Change Analyst
7 7 (6.86%) Release Manager
8 6 (5.88%) Banking Project Manager
8 6 (5.88%) Change Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Implementation Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Business Change Business Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.92%) Environment Manager
10 4 (3.92%) Service Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) XML
2 2 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (0.98%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.98%) DHTML
3 1 (0.98%) DOM
3 1 (0.98%) HTML
3 1 (0.98%) J2EE
3 1 (0.98%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.90%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.96%) PMI
5 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.98%) Derivative
5 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.76%) Windows
2 7 (6.86%) Linux
2 7 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (6.86%) Unix
3 6 (5.88%) Solaris
4 5 (4.90%) AIX
4 5 (4.90%) HPUX
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.98%) Android
6 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (29.41%) Project Management
3 19 (18.63%) Migration
4 14 (13.73%) ITIL
4 14 (13.73%) Release Management
5 9 (8.82%) Service Management
6 8 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (7.84%) Risk Management
7 7 (6.86%) Business Analysis
7 7 (6.86%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.86%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.88%) Programme Management
9 5 (4.90%) Application Packaging
9 5 (4.90%) Change Control
9 5 (4.90%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.90%) Project Planning
9 5 (4.90%) Test Scripting
10 4 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.92%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.94%) COBOL
1 3 (2.94%) JCL
2 2 (1.96%) C
2 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.96%) Perl
2 2 (1.96%) Python
3 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.98%) SQL
3 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.92%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.94%) Degree
3 3 (2.94%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.96%) PMP
5 1 (0.98%) CCNA
5 1 (0.98%) CCNP
5 1 (0.98%) CIMA
5 1 (0.98%) CISA
5 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.98%) CISSP
5 1 (0.98%) IIBA
5 1 (0.98%) ISEB
5 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.98%) MBA
5 1 (0.98%) MCP
5 1 (0.98%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) SRDF
1 4 (3.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (3.92%) NetBackup
1 4 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.96%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.96%) Puppet
2 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (1.96%) SCOM
3 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.82%) EMC
1 9 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.86%) HP
2 7 (6.86%) Oracle
2 7 (6.86%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.90%) Cisco
4 4 (3.92%) CA
4 4 (3.92%) Veritas
5 3 (2.94%) Citrix
5 3 (2.94%) Remedy
5 3 (2.94%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.94%) VMware
6 2 (1.96%) Planview
7 1 (0.98%) Brocade
7 1 (0.98%) IBM
7 1 (0.98%) NetApp
7 1 (0.98%) SAP
7 1 (0.98%) Veeam