The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Change Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Change Control
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 68 74
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 10 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.10% 1.65% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.99% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 4
Median daily rate £406 £349 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.40% -11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £269 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £553 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +2.66% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -8.33%  

Change Control is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 769 1257 1193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.69% 82.75% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 706 678
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 14
Median hourly rate £15.18 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.07% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.12 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Change Control as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in Edinburgh

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Change Control in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in Edinburgh

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in Edinburgh

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 8 (38.10%) SQL
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
2 7 (33.33%) Unix
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) .NET
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
4 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) System Testing
4 5 (23.81%) SpecFlow
4 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (23.81%) Entity Framework
4 5 (23.81%) VB
4 5 (23.81%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) OO
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (23.81%) SAN
4 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
4 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 5 (23.81%) WinForms
4 5 (23.81%) Secure Coding
5 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
5 4 (19.05%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Project
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) NAS
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
2 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (23.81%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Senior Software Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Database Designer
2 3 (14.29%) Designer
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Server Support
4 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
2 5 (23.81%) Entity Framework
2 5 (23.81%) WinForms
3 3 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) Java EE
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
4 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Unix
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
2 5 (23.81%) OO
2 5 (23.81%) Secure Coding
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
2 5 (23.81%) System Testing
2 5 (23.81%) TDD
3 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) CRM
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) Password Management
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) VB
3 4 (19.05%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (9.52%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) SRDF
1 3 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (9.52%) NFS
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
4 3 (14.29%) EMC
4 3 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Veritas
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) NetApp
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) CommVault
6 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
6 1 (4.76%) Remedy
6 1 (4.76%) Sophos