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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Control
UK / Scotland
Rank 76 85 95
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Contract jobs citing Change Control 34 45 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.93% 1.76% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.14% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 15
Median daily rate £324 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.12% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £274 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £490 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +35.17%

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
1481 2101 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.15% 82.39% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 1124 1239
Median daily rate £388 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Change Control as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +12 17 £298 -23.22%
Edinburgh +11 16 £325 -6.87%
West Lothian -2 2 - -
Change Control
UK

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
2 28 (45.16%) Windows
3 22 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (29.03%) Finance
5 17 (27.42%) SQL
6 16 (25.81%) Oracle
6 16 (25.81%) Unix
6 16 (25.81%) Project Management
6 16 (25.81%) Oracle Database
7 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (24.19%) Java
7 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
8 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (19.35%) Server Building
9 12 (19.35%) VMware
10 11 (17.74%) Management Information System
10 11 (17.74%) Data Analysis
10 11 (17.74%) RDBMS
10 11 (17.74%) Middleware
10 11 (17.74%) PL/SQL
10 11 (17.74%) CRM
10 11 (17.74%) Data Modelling
10 11 (17.74%) Relational Database
10 11 (17.74%) Windows Server
10 11 (17.74%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (16.13%) Data Centre
11 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
11 10 (16.13%) ITIL
11 10 (16.13%) Citrix

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (11.29%) IIS
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.23%) Apache
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS Project
3 3 (4.84%) MS Office
4 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) IaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) DHCP
1 9 (14.52%) DNS
1 9 (14.52%) Internet
1 9 (14.52%) Intranet
2 8 (12.90%) Firewall
3 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.68%) SAN
5 3 (4.84%) NAS
6 1 (1.61%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) Oracle Database
2 11 (17.74%) RDBMS
2 11 (17.74%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (8.06%) SpecFlow
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.61%) Maven
3 1 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (29.03%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.68%) Banking
3 6 (9.68%) Billing
4 4 (6.45%) Law
5 1 (1.61%) French Language
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Military
5 1 (1.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Database Designer
1 11 (17.74%) Designer
2 8 (12.90%) Analyst
2 8 (12.90%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Consultant
4 6 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Services Delivery Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) Middleware
2 8 (12.90%) .NET
3 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
3 5 (8.06%) Entity Framework
3 5 (8.06%) WinForms
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.61%) CSS
5 1 (1.61%) HTML
5 1 (1.61%) Java EE
5 1 (1.61%) JSP
5 1 (1.61%) RESTful
5 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (17.74%) Management Information System
3 10 (16.13%) Data Centre
4 6 (9.68%) Clustering
4 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 6 (9.68%) Private Cloud
5 4 (6.45%) Replication
6 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (3.23%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.16%) Windows
2 16 (25.81%) Unix
3 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (17.74%) Windows Server
6 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.06%) Linux
8 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Project Management
2 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.35%) Server Building
4 11 (17.74%) CRM
4 11 (17.74%) Data Analysis
4 11 (17.74%) Data Modelling
4 11 (17.74%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (16.13%) ITIL
6 9 (14.52%) SDLC
7 8 (12.90%) Business Analysis
7 8 (12.90%) Service Management
8 7 (11.29%) Time Management
9 6 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (9.68%) OO
9 6 (9.68%) SOA
9 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.06%) Change Management
10 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
10 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) SQL
2 15 (24.19%) Java
3 11 (17.74%) PL/SQL
4 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
5 6 (9.68%) C#
6 5 (8.06%) VB
7 1 (1.61%) Ada
7 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.61%) C++
7 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) MCSE
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (9.68%) vSphere
3 4 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.84%) SRDF
4 3 (4.84%) Terminal Server
4 3 (4.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) SCCM
1 7 (11.29%) WSUS
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (9.68%) NetBackup
2 6 (9.68%) SCOM
3 1 (1.61%) Ansible
3 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.81%) Oracle
3 12 (19.35%) VMware
4 10 (16.13%) Citrix
5 9 (14.52%) Veritas
6 7 (11.29%) HP
7 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.84%) EMC
9 2 (3.23%) Sun
10 1 (1.61%) CommVault
10 1 (1.61%) CyberArk
10 1 (1.61%) Remedy
10 1 (1.61%) Sophos
10 1 (1.61%) Twitter