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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 38 38 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Contract jobs citing Change Management 122 100 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.19% 3.95% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% 5.35% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 75 40
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£358 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £272 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £31.70 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -7.40%
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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
2224 1870 1772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.35% 73.94% 71.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 1054 914
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £241 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 +29 74 £354 -16.76% 10
Glasgow -6 21 £359 +7.08% 7
Renfrewshire -7 13 £351 +6.29%
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £393 -
Dundee - 1 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
Perthshire - 1 - - 1
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Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 109 (39.64%) Finance
2 76 (27.64%) Project Management
3 48 (17.45%) ITIL
4 45 (16.36%) Microsoft
5 44 (16.00%) Windows
6 43 (15.64%) Security Cleared
7 41 (14.91%) SC Cleared
8 39 (14.18%) Banking
9 37 (13.45%) PRINCE2
10 36 (13.09%) Migration
11 34 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (11.27%) Software Testing
13 30 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 29 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
15 28 (10.18%) Test Scripting
15 28 (10.18%) SQL
16 25 (9.09%) AIX
16 25 (9.09%) VMware
16 25 (9.09%) Business Analysis
17 22 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (8.00%) Veritas
18 21 (7.64%) Service Delivery
18 21 (7.64%) Windows 7
18 21 (7.64%) Project Planning
19 19 (6.91%) EMC
19 19 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
19 19 (6.91%) Windows XP
20 18 (6.55%) MS Excel
20 18 (6.55%) MS Office
20 18 (6.55%) Clustering

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (5.09%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.64%) JBoss
3 4 (1.45%) IIS
4 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.73%) CICS
5 2 (0.73%) CMS
6 1 (0.36%) JRun
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.36%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 18 (6.55%) MS Excel
1 18 (6.55%) MS Office
2 16 (5.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (5.09%) MS Project
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) SAP EHS
2 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.36%) Primavera
2 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.36%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.82%) SAN
2 3 (1.09%) Firewall
2 3 (1.09%) DNS
2 3 (1.09%) SSL
2 3 (1.09%) Internet
3 2 (0.73%) NAS
3 2 (0.73%) Network Security
3 2 (0.73%) BIG-IP
3 2 (0.73%) Intranet
3 2 (0.73%) WAN
3 2 (0.73%) DHCP
3 2 (0.73%) Broadband
4 1 (0.36%) LAN
4 1 (0.36%) VoIP
4 1 (0.36%) FTP
4 1 (0.36%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.36%) LDAP
4 1 (0.36%) X.500
4 1 (0.36%) MPLS
4 1 (0.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.73%) DB2
5 2 (0.73%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.73%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.36%) DTS
6 1 (0.36%) MS Access
6 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.36%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.36%) QlikView
6 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 17 (6.18%) TestDirector
1 17 (6.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 16 (5.82%) WinRunner
3 4 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.73%) MSI
6 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.36%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.36%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.36%) ClearQuest
General
1 109 (39.64%) Finance
2 39 (14.18%) Banking
3 14 (5.09%) Retail
4 4 (1.45%) Retail Banking
4 4 (1.45%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.45%) Law
5 2 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.73%) Legal
5 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Local Government
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (24.00%) Analyst
2 53 (19.27%) Project Manager
3 29 (10.55%) Business Analyst
4 19 (6.91%) Administrator
5 17 (6.18%) Consultant
6 16 (5.82%) Programme Manager
7 12 (4.36%) Coordinator
8 11 (4.00%) PMO Analyst
9 10 (3.64%) Change Manager
9 10 (3.64%) Test Engineer
9 10 (3.64%) Change Analyst
10 9 (3.27%) PeopleSoft Consultant
11 8 (2.91%) Business Manager
11 8 (2.91%) Data Analyst
11 8 (2.91%) Project Coordinator
12 7 (2.55%) Test Analyst
12 7 (2.55%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (2.55%) Payroll Consultant
13 6 (2.18%) Applications Manager
13 6 (2.18%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.64%) XML
2 6 (2.18%) .NET
3 3 (1.09%) Middleware
3 3 (1.09%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.09%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.36%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.36%) WinForms
5 1 (0.36%) ISAPI
5 1 (0.36%) COM+
5 1 (0.36%) CSS
5 1 (0.36%) JSP
5 1 (0.36%) XSD
5 1 (0.36%) HTML
5 1 (0.36%) CPAN
5 1 (0.36%) ISPF
5 1 (0.36%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.36%) WPF
5 1 (0.36%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.55%) Clustering
3 17 (6.18%) PDA
4 16 (5.82%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.00%) Economics
6 7 (2.55%) NHS
7 6 (2.18%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.82%) PMI
8 5 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.45%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.09%) Open Source
10 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.09%) CMDB
11 2 (0.73%) RMADS
11 2 (0.73%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.73%) Replication
12 1 (0.36%) PKI
12 1 (0.36%) e-Health
12 1 (0.36%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.00%) Windows
2 30 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (9.09%) AIX
4 22 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (7.64%) Windows 7
6 19 (6.91%) Windows XP
7 16 (5.82%) UNIX
8 15 (5.45%) Linux
9 11 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (3.64%) HPUX
10 10 (3.64%) Solaris
11 4 (1.45%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.09%) zOS
12 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.09%) Android
13 1 (0.36%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (27.64%) Project Management
2 48 (17.45%) ITIL
3 37 (13.45%) PRINCE2
4 36 (13.09%) Migration
5 34 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (11.27%) Software Testing
7 28 (10.18%) Test Scripting
8 25 (9.09%) Business Analysis
9 21 (7.64%) Service Delivery
9 21 (7.64%) Project Planning
10 16 (5.82%) Test Automation
10 16 (5.82%) Risk Management
11 15 (5.45%) Data Analysis
12 12 (4.36%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (4.00%) PRINCE
13 11 (4.00%) Resource Management
13 11 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (4.00%) Mentoring
14 10 (3.64%) Change Control
14 10 (3.64%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.18%) SQL
2 15 (5.45%) Java
3 5 (1.82%) C
3 5 (1.82%) REXX
3 5 (1.82%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.45%) VBScript
4 4 (1.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.09%) Perl
5 3 (1.09%) C#
5 3 (1.09%) JCL
6 2 (0.73%) Tcl
6 2 (0.73%) COBOL
6 2 (0.73%) VB
6 2 (0.73%) Python
7 1 (0.36%) VBA
7 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (15.64%) Security Cleared
2 41 (14.91%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (6.18%) MCSE
4 17 (6.18%) MCTS
5 16 (5.82%) ISTQB
5 16 (5.82%) PMI Certification
6 15 (5.45%) MCSA
6 15 (5.45%) PMP
6 15 (5.45%) MCITP
7 13 (4.73%) Degree
8 9 (3.27%) ISEB
8 9 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.73%) CISA
12 1 (0.36%) MBA
12 1 (0.36%) QiCA
12 1 (0.36%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.00%) QA
2 10 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.82%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.09%) SLA
5 3 (1.09%) BS7799
6 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (6.18%) VMware ESX
2 15 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 14 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (1.82%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.09%) RACF
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.73%) vCloud
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.36%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 17 (6.18%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (5.09%) Netcool
4 6 (2.18%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.09%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.73%) Puppet
6 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (0.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.36%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.36%) Control-M
7 1 (0.36%) WMI
7 1 (0.36%) WSUS
7 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.09%) VMware
3 22 (8.00%) Veritas
4 19 (6.91%) EMC
5 17 (6.18%) Oracle
5 17 (6.18%) Red Hat
5 17 (6.18%) McAfee
6 16 (5.82%) Citrix
7 15 (5.45%) HP
8 9 (3.27%) PeopleSoft
8 9 (3.27%) IBM
9 8 (2.91%) Kofax
10 5 (1.82%) Cisco
10 5 (1.82%) CA
11 4 (1.45%) SAP
11 4 (1.45%) Trillium
12 3 (1.09%) Veeam
13 2 (0.73%) Brocade
13 2 (0.73%) Lumension
13 2 (0.73%) BMC
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