The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control 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 Change Control over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Control
Rank 100 94 101
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Change Control 48 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.61% 1.07% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.35% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 20
Average daily rate £373 £282 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -25.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £191 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £690 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.44 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +9.35%
Change Control
UK

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
2463 2366 2003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.82% 79.16% 76.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1298 1069
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 63 24
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +4.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Change Control
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Change Control Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Change Control
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 Control within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Renfrewshire -15 28 £361 +31.56%
Edinburgh -4 16 £383 +32.89% 3
Fife +2 1 - -
Change Control
UK

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 42 (48.28%) Finance
2 32 (36.78%) Project Management
2 32 (36.78%) HP
3 27 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 27 (31.03%) Security Cleared
4 23 (26.44%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (26.44%) Unix
4 23 (26.44%) Linux
4 23 (26.44%) SAN
5 22 (25.29%) SC Cleared
6 21 (24.14%) Change Management
6 21 (24.14%) PRINCE2
7 18 (20.69%) Resource Management
8 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (19.54%) SDLC
9 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (17.24%) ITIL
10 15 (17.24%) Service Management
11 14 (16.09%) Scrum
11 14 (16.09%) Waterfall
12 13 (14.94%) SaaS
12 13 (14.94%) ServiceNow
12 13 (14.94%) Banking
12 13 (14.94%) CA
12 13 (14.94%) Remedy
13 11 (12.64%) Management Information System
14 10 (11.49%) Mentoring
15 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
15 9 (10.34%) Degree
16 8 (9.20%) MS Project

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) MS Project
2 7 (8.05%) MS Office
3 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Cognos Controller
1 2 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.44%) SAN
2 3 (3.45%) LAN
2 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.45%) WAN
3 2 (2.30%) ATM
4 1 (1.15%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) JIRA
1 1 (1.15%) PVCS
General
1 42 (48.28%) Finance
2 13 (14.94%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Back Office
3 1 (1.15%) Law
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (25.29%) Analyst
2 13 (14.94%) Storage Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Engagement Manager
4 10 (11.49%) Consultant
4 10 (11.49%) PMO Analyst
4 10 (11.49%) Project Manager
4 10 (11.49%) Storage Consultant
5 8 (9.20%) Financial Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Service Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Backup Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Backup Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Business Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Business Project Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Change Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Implementation Manager
10 2 (2.30%) Banking Analyst
10 2 (2.30%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.05%) PMI
3 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.60%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.45%) Celerra
6 3 (3.45%) CLARiiON
6 3 (3.45%) EMC VNX
6 3 (3.45%) Statistics
6 3 (3.45%) Symmetrix
7 2 (2.30%) User Experience
8 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.15%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.44%) Linux
1 23 (26.44%) Unix
2 3 (3.45%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.78%) Project Management
2 23 (26.44%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (24.14%) Change Management
3 21 (24.14%) PRINCE2
4 18 (20.69%) Resource Management
5 17 (19.54%) SDLC
5 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (17.24%) ITIL
7 15 (17.24%) Service Management
8 14 (16.09%) Scrum
8 14 (16.09%) Waterfall
9 10 (11.49%) Mentoring
10 8 (9.20%) Quality Management
10 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
11 7 (8.05%) Migration
11 7 (8.05%) Project Planning
12 4 (4.60%) Business Analysis
12 4 (4.60%) Data Analysis
12 4 (4.60%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.45%) C
2 1 (1.15%) Java
2 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 22 (25.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.34%) Degree
4 7 (8.05%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.30%) HND
6 1 (1.15%) HNC
6 1 (1.15%) ISEB
6 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.15%) PMP
6 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.30%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.15%) ISO13485
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (36.78%) HP
2 27 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.94%) CA
3 13 (14.94%) Remedy
3 13 (14.94%) ServiceNow
4 4 (4.60%) 3PAR
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle
5 3 (3.45%) Brocade
5 3 (3.45%) EMC
6 2 (2.30%) Cognos
6 2 (2.30%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.30%) IBM
6 2 (2.30%) SAP
7 1 (1.15%) CommVault
7 1 (1.15%) NetApp