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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 85 74
Rank change year-on-year +12 -11  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 9 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.83% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.97% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 7
Median daily rate £380 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.60% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £277 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £411 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +45.45% -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 996 1130 1186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.70% 85.28% 82.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 618 623
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -54.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.61 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 (40.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 4 (20.00%) Teradata
3 4 (20.00%) High Availability
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.00%) PMO
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 2 (10.00%) Veritas

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) Skype
3 1 (5.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 8 (40.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Teradata Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Process Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Server Support
4 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Java EE
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
1 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) High Availability
1 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PMO
2 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.00%) ISO 22301
3 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) NFS
1 2 (10.00%) SRDF
1 2 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.00%) vRealize
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Teradata
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) EMC
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
4 2 (10.00%) Veritas
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) CommVault
5 1 (5.00%) CyberArk
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.00%) Sophos