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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Management
Rank 33 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing Change Management 138 111 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.71% 4.54% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 6.29% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 66 52
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.85 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -42.85%
Change Management
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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
2244 1765 1496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.67% 72.13% 71.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 889 793
Average daily rate £400 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £246 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 21 22
Average hourly rate £31.70 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.08 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £180.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +7 72 £400 +4.57% 8
Glasgow 0 29 £380 +11.76% 7
Renfrewshire 0 19 £358 +19.16%
Aberdeen +2 7 £475 +37.68% 1
North Lanarkshire -3 4 £350 -
Highlands - - - -
Stirling - - - - 1
Fife - - - - 1
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Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 91 (36.99%) Finance
2 69 (28.05%) Project Management
3 54 (21.95%) ITIL
4 45 (18.29%) Microsoft
5 38 (15.45%) Windows
6 37 (15.04%) SC Cleared
6 37 (15.04%) Security Cleared
7 36 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (13.82%) Migration
8 34 (13.82%) Banking
9 32 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (13.01%) PRINCE2
10 31 (12.60%) Test Scripting
11 29 (11.79%) SQL
12 27 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (10.16%) Project Planning
14 24 (9.76%) AIX
15 23 (9.35%) MS Office
15 23 (9.35%) MS Excel
15 23 (9.35%) VMware
16 22 (8.94%) Veritas
16 22 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
17 21 (8.54%) Windows 7
17 21 (8.54%) Software Testing
18 20 (8.13%) Business Analysis
18 20 (8.13%) Service Delivery
19 19 (7.72%) Windows XP
19 19 (7.72%) MS PowerPoint
20 18 (7.32%) PDA
20 18 (7.32%) McAfee ePO

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (3.66%) JBoss
1 9 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.22%) IIS
2 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.81%) CMS
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 23 (9.35%) MS Office
1 23 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (6.50%) MS Project
4 3 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.03%) SAP EHS
2 2 (0.81%) Changepoint
2 2 (0.81%) Eagle STAR
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.41%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.88%) SAN
2 3 (1.22%) Intranet
2 3 (1.22%) Internet
2 3 (1.22%) WAN
3 2 (0.81%) DNS
3 2 (0.81%) SSL
3 2 (0.81%) NAS
3 2 (0.81%) MPLS
4 1 (0.41%) X.500
4 1 (0.41%) Firewall
4 1 (0.41%) Network Security
4 1 (0.41%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.41%) DHCP
4 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.41%) LDAP
4 1 (0.41%) LAN
4 1 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.81%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.41%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.41%) DTS
5 1 (0.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (7.32%) TestDirector
1 18 (7.32%) QuickTest Pro
2 17 (6.91%) WinRunner
3 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.41%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.41%) MSI
4 1 (0.41%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.41%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.41%) Introscope
4 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 91 (36.99%) Finance
2 34 (13.82%) Banking
3 9 (3.66%) Retail
4 4 (1.63%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.22%) Law
5 3 (1.22%) Legal
6 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.81%) Front Office
6 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (21.14%) Project Manager
2 51 (20.73%) Analyst
3 20 (8.13%) Business Analyst
4 18 (7.32%) Consultant
5 17 (6.91%) Programme Manager
5 17 (6.91%) Administrator
6 13 (5.28%) Coordinator
7 12 (4.88%) Change Manager
8 10 (4.07%) Project Coordinator
8 10 (4.07%) Test Engineer
8 10 (4.07%) PeopleSoft Consultant
9 8 (3.25%) Change Analyst
9 8 (3.25%) Data Analyst
9 8 (3.25%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.25%) Applications Support
10 7 (2.85%) Test Analyst
10 7 (2.85%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (2.85%) Business Manager
10 7 (2.85%) Payroll Consultant
11 6 (2.44%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.03%) XML
2 4 (1.63%) .NET
3 2 (0.81%) JSP
3 2 (0.81%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.41%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.41%) HTML
4 1 (0.41%) J2EE
4 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.41%) COM
4 1 (0.41%) CSS
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.41%) Middleware
4 1 (0.41%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.32%) PDA
3 17 (6.91%) Management Information System
3 17 (6.91%) Clustering
4 14 (5.69%) Economics
5 5 (2.03%) NHS
6 4 (1.63%) CMDB
6 4 (1.63%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.81%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.81%) Statistics
8 2 (0.81%) RMADS
8 2 (0.81%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.81%) Replication
9 1 (0.41%) PMI
9 1 (0.41%) PKI
9 1 (0.41%) Equities
9 1 (0.41%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.45%) Windows
2 27 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (9.76%) AIX
4 22 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (8.54%) Windows 7
6 19 (7.72%) Windows XP
7 15 (6.10%) UNIX
8 11 (4.47%) Linux
9 10 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.66%) HPUX
10 9 (3.66%) Solaris
11 4 (1.63%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (28.05%) Project Management
2 54 (21.95%) ITIL
3 34 (13.82%) Migration
4 32 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (13.01%) PRINCE2
5 31 (12.60%) Test Scripting
6 25 (10.16%) Project Planning
7 21 (8.54%) Software Testing
8 20 (8.13%) Business Analysis
8 20 (8.13%) Service Delivery
9 17 (6.91%) Data Analysis
9 17 (6.91%) Test Automation
10 15 (6.10%) PRINCE
11 13 (5.28%) Risk Management
12 12 (4.88%) Use Case
13 10 (4.07%) GAP Analysis
13 10 (4.07%) Programme Management
14 9 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (3.25%) Resource Management
15 8 (3.25%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.79%) SQL
2 13 (5.28%) Java
3 4 (1.63%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.22%) Perl
4 3 (1.22%) C
4 3 (1.22%) VBScript
5 2 (0.81%) VB
5 2 (0.81%) Python
5 2 (0.81%) C#
6 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.41%) REXX
6 1 (0.41%) Tcl
6 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (15.04%) SC Cleared
1 37 (15.04%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.32%) MCSE
2 18 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (6.91%) ISTQB
4 16 (6.50%) MCSA
4 16 (6.50%) MCTS
4 16 (6.50%) MCITP
5 15 (6.10%) PMI Certification
6 14 (5.69%) PMP
7 12 (4.88%) Degree
8 9 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (3.25%) ISEB
10 4 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.41%) MCSD
12 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.41%) CCNA
12 1 (0.41%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (3.25%) QA
3 5 (2.03%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.81%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.41%) EMIR
5 1 (0.41%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.41%) UCITS
5 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (7.32%) VMware ESX
2 16 (6.50%) Hyper-V
3 13 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (1.63%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.81%) vCloud
7 1 (0.41%) SRDF
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (7.32%) McAfee ePO
2 16 (6.50%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (6.10%) Netcool
4 6 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.22%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.81%) Puppet
6 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.41%) SCCM
7 1 (0.41%) WSUS
7 1 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.41%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.35%) VMware
3 22 (8.94%) Veritas
4 18 (7.32%) McAfee
5 17 (6.91%) EMC
5 17 (6.91%) Oracle
6 16 (6.50%) Citrix
6 16 (6.50%) Red Hat
7 15 (6.10%) HP
8 10 (4.07%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (2.85%) SAP
10 4 (1.63%) Trillium
10 4 (1.63%) Kofax
11 3 (1.22%) Cisco
11 3 (1.22%) IBM
11 3 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.81%) CA
12 2 (0.81%) Progress
12 2 (0.81%) Remedy
12 2 (0.81%) Vermilion
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