The table below looks at the statistics for Change Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 49 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Change Management 92 104 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.34% 4.10% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 6.00% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 53 56
Average daily rate
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£380 £350 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £446 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.90 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +35.71%
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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
2017 1732 1692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.29% 68.35% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 857 850
Average daily rate £375 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 59 74
Average hourly rate £33.75 £26.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.16% -10.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.25 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Change Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Change Management Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Change Management
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 Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
Glasgow -1 29 £390 +20.00% 9
Edinburgh -19 27 £400 +6.66% 3
Highlands - 7 £300 -
Stirling - 3 £300 -
West Lothian - 2 £420 -
Aberdeen +5 1 - - 2
Dundee - - - -
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Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 51 (24.40%) Finance
2 48 (22.97%) Project Management
3 44 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 41 (19.62%) Windows
5 40 (19.14%) SC Cleared
6 33 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 32 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (12.92%) ITIL
8 27 (12.92%) Oracle
9 25 (11.96%) SQL
10 21 (10.05%) SAP
11 20 (9.57%) MS Excel
11 20 (9.57%) Configuration Management
11 20 (9.57%) Migration
12 19 (9.09%) Banking
12 19 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (8.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (8.61%) HP
14 17 (8.13%) SharePoint
15 16 (7.66%) PRINCE2
15 16 (7.66%) Release Management
15 16 (7.66%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (7.66%) Incident Management
16 15 (7.18%) CMDB
17 14 (6.70%) Risk Management
18 13 (6.22%) Validation
18 13 (6.22%) VMware
18 13 (6.22%) Management Information System
18 13 (6.22%) Linux
18 13 (6.22%) Performance Management

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 17 (8.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.96%) Confluence
2 2 (0.96%) TWiki
3 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.48%) IIS
3 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.48%) SAS
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.48%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 20 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.78%) MS Project
3 8 (3.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.83%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (3.35%) MS Office
4 7 (3.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.26%) SAP HR
2 8 (3.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.91%) SAP EHS
3 4 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.91%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (1.44%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.96%) Eagle STAR
6 1 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.48%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.48%) assyst
6 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.91%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.87%) Firewall
2 5 (2.39%) SAN
2 5 (2.39%) IPsec
3 3 (1.44%) NAS
4 2 (0.96%) Intranet
4 2 (0.96%) DHCP
5 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.48%) DNS
5 1 (0.48%) PBX
5 1 (0.48%) WAN
5 1 (0.48%) MPLS
5 1 (0.48%) Wireless
5 1 (0.48%) WAAS
5 1 (0.48%) Network Security
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.91%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.44%) Cognos Report Studio
3 3 (1.44%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 3 (1.44%) Cognos Transformer
3 3 (1.44%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.96%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.96%) DTS
4 2 (0.96%) Ingres
5 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (0.48%) MS Access
5 1 (0.48%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.39%) WinRunner
1 5 (2.39%) TestDirector
1 5 (2.39%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (1.91%) JIRA
3 3 (1.44%) Subversion
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.48%) Toad
General
1 51 (24.40%) Finance
2 19 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (1.91%) Retail
4 3 (1.44%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.44%) Front Office
5 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.96%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.48%) Military
6 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.48%) Back Office
6 1 (0.48%) German Language
6 1 (0.48%) Billing
6 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (22.49%) Project Manager
2 34 (16.27%) Analyst
3 19 (9.09%) Change Manager
4 17 (8.13%) Business Analyst
5 11 (5.26%) Consultant
5 11 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 10 (4.78%) Support Engineer
6 10 (4.78%) Programme Manager
7 9 (4.31%) Administrator
7 9 (4.31%) Applications Support Engineer
8 8 (3.83%) Coordinator
9 7 (3.35%) Release Manager
10 6 (2.87%) Senior Manager
10 6 (2.87%) UNIX Administrator
10 6 (2.87%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (2.87%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (2.87%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.39%) Citrix Engineer
11 5 (2.39%) SAP HR Consultant
11 5 (2.39%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.96%) Middleware
2 1 (0.48%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.48%) SAP TM
2 1 (0.48%) .NET
2 1 (0.48%) COM
2 1 (0.48%) JSP
2 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.18%) CMDB
3 13 (6.22%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.83%) Economics
4 8 (3.83%) SCADA
5 5 (2.39%) PDA
5 5 (2.39%) Clustering
6 4 (1.91%) PMI
6 4 (1.91%) Statistics
6 4 (1.91%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.44%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.44%) e-Health
7 3 (1.44%) IVR
8 2 (0.96%) Equities
8 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.48%) iPhone
9 1 (0.48%) iPad
9 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.48%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.62%) Windows
2 18 (8.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (7.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (6.22%) Linux
5 11 (5.26%) UNIX
6 9 (4.31%) AIX
7 8 (3.83%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.35%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.87%) Solaris
10 4 (1.91%) HPUX
11 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.97%) Project Management
2 32 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (12.92%) ITIL
4 20 (9.57%) Configuration Management
4 20 (9.57%) Migration
5 16 (7.66%) PRINCE2
5 16 (7.66%) Incident Management
5 16 (7.66%) Release Management
6 14 (6.70%) Risk Management
7 13 (6.22%) Validation
7 13 (6.22%) Performance Management
8 12 (5.74%) Build Automation
9 11 (5.26%) Service Management
10 10 (4.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (4.78%) Project Planning
10 10 (4.78%) Software Testing
10 10 (4.78%) Change Control
11 9 (4.31%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (4.31%) Asset Management
12 8 (3.83%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.96%) SQL
2 11 (5.26%) Perl
3 9 (4.31%) Java
4 5 (2.39%) PHP
5 3 (1.44%) ABAP
6 1 (0.48%) Tcl
6 1 (0.48%) Korn
6 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.48%) C#
6 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 40 (19.14%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.74%) Degree
3 12 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.78%) MCSA
5 6 (2.87%) MCSE
5 6 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.39%) CISSP
6 5 (2.39%) GIAC
6 5 (2.39%) MCTS
6 5 (2.39%) MCITP
6 5 (2.39%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.39%) CCNA
7 4 (1.91%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.48%) PMP
9 1 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.48%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.74%) QA
2 8 (3.83%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 8 (3.83%) GAMP
3 5 (2.39%) SLA
4 2 (0.96%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.48%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (3.83%) Firmware
2 7 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.35%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.87%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.39%) Terminal Services
4 5 (2.39%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (3.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (2.87%) NetBackup
2 6 (2.87%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.87%) Netcool
3 5 (2.39%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (2.39%) Unicenter
4 4 (1.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.44%) MOM
5 3 (1.44%) Tivoli NetView
5 3 (1.44%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.44%) Control-M
5 3 (1.44%) OMEGAMON
5 3 (1.44%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.96%) Legato
7 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.48%) SCCM
7 1 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 33 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.92%) Oracle
3 21 (10.05%) SAP
4 18 (8.61%) HP
5 13 (6.22%) VMware
6 12 (5.74%) Citrix
7 7 (3.35%) Genesys
7 7 (3.35%) Cisco
7 7 (3.35%) IBM
7 7 (3.35%) Veritas
8 5 (2.39%) Remedy
8 5 (2.39%) McAfee
9 4 (1.91%) Cognos
10 3 (1.44%) Unisys
10 3 (1.44%) Sun
10 3 (1.44%) BMC
10 3 (1.44%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.44%) Symantec
11 2 (0.96%) thinkFolio
11 2 (0.96%) Vermilion
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