The table below looks at the statistics for the Change Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Analyst
Rank 116 128 106
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Change Analyst 20 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 0.11% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.12% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3041 2529 2296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.71% 92.33% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 1282 1111
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 47 83
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.05 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Change Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Change Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Change Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Change Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Change Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Change Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Change Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Change Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Change Analyst
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 Change Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 14 £320 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £233 -
Inverclyde - 1 £250 -
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Change Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Change Analyst in their job title 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 with Change Analyst in their job title.

1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 17 (43.59%) Change Management
2 17 (43.59%) Banking
3 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
4 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.82%) MS Office
6 4 (10.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (10.26%) Retail
6 4 (10.26%) Process Management
6 4 (10.26%) Migration
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.26%) Planview
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
7 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.69%) ITIL
7 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
8 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
8 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.13%) EMC
8 2 (5.13%) Project Management
8 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
8 2 (5.13%) Target Operating Model
9 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (2.56%) Business Transformation
9 1 (2.56%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (2.56%) People Management

Change Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Change Analyst in their job title 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 with Change Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
2 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) IBM Blueworks
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 17 (43.59%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Change Management
2 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
3 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (10.26%) Process Management
4 4 (10.26%) Migration
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL
5 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (2.56%) Service Management
7 1 (2.56%) BPR
7 1 (2.56%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Workflow
7 1 (2.56%) Time Management
7 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.56%) Business Transformation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Planview
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) EMC
3 1 (2.56%) BMC
3 1 (2.56%) Remedy
3 1 (2.56%) IBM