Period
to 19 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 6 months to 19 August 2019 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 164 142
Rank change year-on-year +33 -22 -20
Contract jobs citing Change Control 40 56 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.91% 1.02% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.16% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 24
Scotland median daily rate £413 £325 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -15.31% +18.08%
10th Percentile £313 £209 £287
90th Percentile £598 £443 £476
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £32.75 -
UK median hourly rate £19.32 £28.34 £31.00
% change year-on-year -31.83% -8.58% +12.73%

Change Control is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,756 4,812 3,715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.60% 87.84% 85.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,090 2,761 2,128
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £260 £256 £259
90th Percentile £588 £545 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 85 90
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -35.45% -23.61%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £42.61 £49.50 £45.10
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +6.38%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Change Control as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in Scotland

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in Scotland

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in Scotland

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in Scotland

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +13 20 £331 -10.17% 2
Edinburgh +20 17 £475 +54.98% 3
Renfrewshire +41 1 £320 -1.54%
Argyll and Bute - 1 £614 -
Dundee - 1 £400 -
Change Control
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Project Management
2 13 (32.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (27.50%) Use Case
4 10 (25.00%) Finance
4 10 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 10 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 9 (22.50%) Migration
5 9 (22.50%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (20.00%) Banking
6 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (20.00%) SDLC
7 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (17.50%) PMO
7 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (15.00%) Public Sector
8 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (15.00%) PMI Certification
8 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
9 5 (12.50%) PMI
9 5 (12.50%) Dependency Management
10 4 (10.00%) Coaching
10 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
10 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 4 (10.00%) Degree
11 3 (7.50%) Quality Management
11 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
11 3 (7.50%) Unix

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (5.00%) JBoss
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Business One
1 1 (2.50%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
1 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.50%) GitLab
1 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.50%) Maven
1 1 (2.50%) Mockito
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Public Sector
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Law
5 1 (2.50%) Back Office
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Project Manager
2 12 (30.00%) Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Systems Analyst
4 10 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Programme Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Operations Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Solaris Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Virtualisation Administrator
8 1 (2.50%) Firewall Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) Java EE
2 1 (2.50%) JPA
2 1 (2.50%) RESTful
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) PMI
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Social Media
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Unix
2 2 (5.00%) Solaris
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Project Management
2 13 (32.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (27.50%) Use Case
4 10 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 10 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 9 (22.50%) Migration
5 9 (22.50%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (20.00%) SDLC
6 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (17.50%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
9 5 (12.50%) Dependency Management
10 4 (10.00%) Coaching
10 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
11 3 (7.50%) ERP
11 3 (7.50%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.00%) PgMP
3 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) PMO
2 2 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.00%) Splunk
2 2 (5.00%) Sun
3 1 (2.50%) CA
3 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) F5
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.50%) Planview
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow