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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Management
Rank 36 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Change Management 113 158 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.43% 5.84% 4.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.53% 7.35% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 92 51
Average daily rate £350 £380 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £276 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £26.00 £28.10
% change year-on-year
-19.23% -7.45%
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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
2043 2149 1721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.05% 79.42% 74.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 1223 856
Average daily rate £380 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 33
Average hourly rate £33.71 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
Edinburgh -26 39 £394 -1.56% 8
Glasgow +13 34 £375 +3.44% 5
Renfrewshire -3 31 £330 -5.71%
Inverclyde - 2 - -
Dundee - 1 £135 -
Angus - 1 - -
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Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 96 (34.91%) Finance
2 74 (26.91%) Windows
3 70 (25.45%) Banking
4 68 (24.73%) Security Cleared
5 67 (24.36%) Microsoft
6 61 (22.18%) SQL
7 60 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 59 (21.45%) VMware
9 58 (21.09%) Project Management
10 55 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 54 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 50 (18.18%) Test Scripting
13 49 (17.82%) HP Quality Center
14 47 (17.09%) Windows 7
14 47 (17.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 47 (17.09%) Active Directory
15 46 (16.73%) Microsoft Certification
15 46 (16.73%) HP UFT
15 46 (16.73%) MCSE
15 46 (16.73%) Test Automation
16 45 (16.36%) MCTS
16 45 (16.36%) MCITP
16 45 (16.36%) MCSA
16 45 (16.36%) AIX
16 45 (16.36%) Windows XP
16 45 (16.36%) WinRunner
16 45 (16.36%) TestDirector
17 44 (16.00%) Veritas
18 43 (15.64%) Citrix
18 43 (15.64%) ITIL

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.09%) JBoss
2 3 (1.09%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.73%) CICS
3 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.36%) CMS
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.55%) MS Office
3 4 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.45%) MS Project
4 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.73%) PTC Creo
5 2 (0.73%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.36%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.36%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Primavera
1 3 (1.09%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.73%) Summit
3 1 (0.36%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.82%) Office 365
2 2 (0.73%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.73%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.73%) SAN
2 3 (1.09%) Firewall
2 3 (1.09%) LAN
2 3 (1.09%) Network Security
2 3 (1.09%) WAN
3 2 (0.73%) Internet
4 1 (0.36%) 2G
4 1 (0.36%) 3G
4 1 (0.36%) 4G
4 1 (0.36%) FTP
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) MVNO
4 1 (0.36%) PBX
4 1 (0.36%) Skype
4 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.36%) VLAN
4 1 (0.36%) Wireless
4 1 (0.36%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.55%) RDBMS
2 7 (2.55%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.73%) DB2
4 2 (0.73%) MSDE
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 46 (16.73%) HP UFT
2 45 (16.36%) TestDirector
2 45 (16.36%) WinRunner
3 13 (4.73%) MSI
4 9 (3.27%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.55%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.82%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.73%) Ant
7 2 (0.73%) Gradle
7 2 (0.73%) Maven
7 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.36%) Selenium
8 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 96 (34.91%) Finance
2 70 (25.45%) Banking
3 17 (6.18%) Retail
4 14 (5.09%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.73%) Billing
6 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Front Office
7 1 (0.36%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Local Government
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 86 (31.27%) Analyst
2 44 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 38 (13.82%) Test Analyst
4 25 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 25 (9.09%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 23 (8.36%) Business Analyst
6 20 (7.27%) Change Manager
7 13 (4.73%) Banking Analyst
8 12 (4.36%) IT Manager
9 11 (4.00%) Administrator
9 11 (4.00%) Developer
9 11 (4.00%) Release Manager
9 11 (4.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 10 (3.64%) Change Analyst
11 9 (3.27%) Business Systems Analyst
11 9 (3.27%) Tester
12 8 (2.91%) Banking Project Manager
12 8 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (2.91%) Systems Analyst
13 7 (2.55%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.18%) XML
2 14 (5.09%) XSD
3 13 (4.73%) WinForms
3 13 (4.73%) WPF
4 9 (3.27%) .NET
5 4 (1.45%) HTML
6 3 (1.09%) CSS
6 3 (1.09%) Middleware
7 2 (0.73%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.73%) Itk
7 2 (0.73%) Spring
8 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.36%) DHTML
8 1 (0.36%) DOM
8 1 (0.36%) J2EE
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.36%) Swing
8 1 (0.36%) XSL
8 1 (0.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.55%) Clustering
1 40 (14.55%) PDA
2 37 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (7.64%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.82%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (4.73%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.82%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.45%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.45%) Statistics
8 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (1.09%) PMI
9 2 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.73%) Physics
9 2 (0.73%) User Experience
10 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.36%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.36%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 74 (26.91%) Windows
2 60 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 47 (17.09%) Windows 7
3 47 (17.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (16.36%) AIX
4 45 (16.36%) Windows XP
5 21 (7.64%) Unix
6 20 (7.27%) Windows Server
7 16 (5.82%) Linux
8 8 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.18%) Solaris
10 5 (1.82%) HPUX
11 2 (0.73%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.36%) Android
12 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (21.09%) Project Management
2 55 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 54 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 46 (16.73%) Test Automation
6 43 (15.64%) ITIL
7 35 (12.73%) Service Delivery
8 28 (10.18%) Migration
9 26 (9.45%) Release Management
9 26 (9.45%) Service Management
10 23 (8.36%) PRINCE2
11 19 (6.91%) Configuration Management
12 18 (6.55%) Incident Management
13 17 (6.18%) Change Control
14 16 (5.82%) Performance Management
14 16 (5.82%) Problem Management
15 14 (5.09%) Unit Testing
15 14 (5.09%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (4.73%) Risk Management
17 12 (4.36%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (22.18%) SQL
2 14 (5.09%) VBScript
3 13 (4.73%) C#
3 13 (4.73%) PowerShell
4 12 (4.36%) C
4 12 (4.36%) Java
5 10 (3.64%) C++
5 10 (3.64%) COBOL
6 7 (2.55%) PL/1
6 7 (2.55%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.82%) Perl
7 5 (1.82%) Python
8 4 (1.45%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.09%) JCL
10 2 (0.73%) REXX
10 2 (0.73%) RPG
10 2 (0.73%) RPG IV
10 2 (0.73%) Tcl
11 1 (0.36%) Ada
11 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (24.73%) Security Cleared
2 46 (16.73%) MCSE
2 46 (16.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (16.36%) MCITP
3 45 (16.36%) MCSA
3 45 (16.36%) MCTS
4 43 (15.64%) SC Cleared
5 41 (14.91%) ISTQB
6 21 (7.64%) Degree
7 12 (4.36%) ISEB
8 6 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.18%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.09%) PMP
9 3 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.73%) MCP
11 1 (0.36%) CCNA
11 1 (0.36%) CCNP
11 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.36%) CISSP
11 1 (0.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.36%) SLA
2 5 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.09%) QA
5 1 (0.36%) COBIT
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 47 (17.09%) Active Directory
2 40 (14.55%) Hyper-V
2 40 (14.55%) VMware ESX
3 26 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.45%) SRDF
4 4 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.36%) RACF
Systems Management
1 49 (17.82%) HP Quality Center
2 40 (14.55%) McAfee ePO
2 40 (14.55%) Netcool
3 4 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (1.45%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.09%) Puppet
4 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.73%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.73%) SCOM
5 2 (0.73%) WMI
Vendors
1 67 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 59 (21.45%) VMware
3 44 (16.00%) Veritas
4 43 (15.64%) Citrix
5 40 (14.55%) Intel Security
6 20 (7.27%) Oracle
7 17 (6.18%) HP
8 10 (3.64%) EMC
9 8 (2.91%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.18%) Cisco
11 5 (1.82%) Remedy
12 4 (1.45%) CA
12 4 (1.45%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.09%) Cognizant
14 2 (0.73%) BMC
14 2 (0.73%) Brocade
14 2 (0.73%) Murex
14 2 (0.73%) Planview
14 2 (0.73%) SAP
14 2 (0.73%) Tableau
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