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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 103 102 101
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Change Control 27 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.88% 1.09% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.50% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 8
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£275 £380 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.63% -4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £288 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £500 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £28.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.35% -5.73%
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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
2352 1933 1689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.61% 72.81% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1027 876
Average daily rate £375 £375 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 23 25
Average hourly rate £31.35 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.40% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £180.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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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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 -13 11 £288 -30.18% 3
Glasgow -6 5 £375 +7.14% 2
West Lothian -3 2 £265 -
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Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 22 (39.29%) Finance
2 14 (25.00%) Banking
3 12 (21.43%) Project Management
4 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
5 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
6 9 (16.07%) PRINCE2
7 8 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 8 (14.29%) Project Planning
8 7 (12.50%) DNS
9 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (10.71%) HP
9 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
9 6 (10.71%) Migration
9 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.71%) Resource Management
10 5 (8.93%) Marketing
10 5 (8.93%) Firewall
10 5 (8.93%) Economics
10 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
10 5 (8.93%) UNIX
10 5 (8.93%) Linux
10 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
10 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
11 4 (7.14%) Sun
11 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
11 4 (7.14%) SQL
11 4 (7.14%) Windows
11 4 (7.14%) DHCP
11 4 (7.14%) ITIL
11 4 (7.14%) Asset Management

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 3 (5.36%) IIS
1 3 (5.36%) SAS
2 1 (1.79%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS Project
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) DNS
2 5 (8.93%) Firewall
2 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.14%) DHCP
4 3 (5.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.36%) SAN
5 2 (3.57%) Intranet
5 2 (3.57%) LDAP
5 2 (3.57%) VPN
6 1 (1.79%) Network Security
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.79%) Broadband
6 1 (1.79%) LAN
6 1 (1.79%) WAN
6 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.36%) QlikView
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 22 (39.29%) Finance
2 14 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) Publishing
4 2 (3.57%) Law
4 2 (3.57%) Front Office
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Project Manager
2 15 (26.79%) Analyst
3 4 (7.14%) Programme Manager
3 4 (7.14%) Applications Support
3 4 (7.14%) Project Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Coordinator
4 3 (5.36%) Developer
4 3 (5.36%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) PMO Lead
4 3 (5.36%) QlikView Developer
5 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Application Development Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Application Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Economics
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Derivative
3 2 (3.57%) Statistics
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) UNIX
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.57%) Solaris
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) Project Management
2 9 (16.07%) PRINCE2
3 8 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 8 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 6 (10.71%) Resource Management
4 6 (10.71%) Migration
4 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.14%) ITIL
5 4 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 4 (7.14%) Time Management
5 4 (7.14%) Dependency Management
6 3 (5.36%) Logistics
6 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.36%) Product Management
6 3 (5.36%) Change Management
7 2 (3.57%) Scrum
7 2 (3.57%) BCP
7 2 (3.57%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
2 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.36%) C++
2 3 (5.36%) Perl
3 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) NFS
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (1.79%) vSphere
2 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) XenApp
2 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) HP
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) Sun
3 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 4 (7.14%) VMware
4 3 (5.36%) Teradata
4 3 (5.36%) Informatica
5 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.57%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.57%) Remedy
5 2 (3.57%) EMC
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Twitter
6 1 (1.79%) AppSense