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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Control
UK / Scotland
Rank 74 74 102
Rank change year-on-year 0 +28  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 33 57 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.90% 2.20% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 2.64% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 16
Median daily rate £381 £400 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +56.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £269 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +1.33% -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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1458 2158 2332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.94% 83.35% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 1209 1285
Median daily rate £390 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.26% -1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £261 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 44
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £31.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +24.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +9 14 £285 -26.45% 1
Edinburgh +4 11 £338 -3.29% 1
Renfrewshire +1 7 £420 +2.43%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Change Control
UK

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 25 (40.32%) Windows
2 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
3 18 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (25.81%) ITIL
5 15 (24.19%) Firewall
5 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (22.58%) Oracle Database
6 14 (22.58%) Finance
6 14 (22.58%) Unix
6 14 (22.58%) SQL
6 14 (22.58%) Oracle
7 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (19.35%) Data Centre
8 12 (19.35%) VMware
8 12 (19.35%) Java
8 12 (19.35%) HP
9 11 (17.74%) Windows Server
10 10 (16.13%) Citrix
10 10 (16.13%) Project Management
10 10 (16.13%) Data Analysis
11 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (14.52%) Middleware
11 9 (14.52%) Veritas
11 9 (14.52%) PL/SQL
11 9 (14.52%) CRM
11 9 (14.52%) Data Modelling
11 9 (14.52%) RDBMS
11 9 (14.52%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (14.52%) Relational Database

Change Control
Top Related 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 7 (11.29%) IIS
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.61%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS Project
3 3 (4.84%) MS Office
4 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) IaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) Firewall
2 8 (12.90%) SAN
3 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.06%) NAS
5 3 (4.84%) DHCP
5 3 (4.84%) DNS
5 3 (4.84%) Internet
5 3 (4.84%) Intranet
6 1 (1.61%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) Oracle Database
2 9 (14.52%) RDBMS
2 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (8.06%) SpecFlow
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.61%) Maven
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Banking
3 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.45%) Billing
5 3 (4.84%) Law
6 1 (1.61%) French Language
6 1 (1.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (14.52%) Database Designer
1 9 (14.52%) Designer
2 8 (12.90%) Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Consultant
4 6 (9.68%) Network Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Data Centre Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Programme Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Data Network Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) Middleware
2 8 (12.90%) .NET
3 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
3 5 (8.06%) Entity Framework
3 5 (8.06%) WinForms
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.61%) Java EE
5 1 (1.61%) RESTful
5 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (19.35%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.68%) Clustering
3 6 (9.68%) Private Cloud
4 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.45%) Replication
6 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (3.23%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.32%) Windows
2 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (22.58%) Unix
4 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (17.74%) Windows Server
6 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.06%) Linux
8 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) ITIL
2 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.13%) Data Analysis
3 10 (16.13%) Project Management
4 9 (14.52%) CRM
4 9 (14.52%) Data Modelling
4 9 (14.52%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (12.90%) Server Building
5 8 (12.90%) Service Management
6 7 (11.29%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (11.29%) Quality Management
6 7 (11.29%) SDLC
7 6 (9.68%) Change Management
7 6 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (9.68%) Time Management
8 5 (8.06%) Business Analysis
8 5 (8.06%) OO
8 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) SQL
2 12 (19.35%) Java
3 9 (14.52%) PL/SQL
4 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.06%) C#
5 5 (8.06%) VB
6 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.61%) Perl
6 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.68%) MCSE
3 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.61%) CCNA
4 1 (1.61%) CCNP
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) PMO
2 2 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (9.68%) vSphere
3 4 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.84%) SRDF
4 3 (4.84%) Terminal Server
4 3 (4.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (3.23%) NFS
6 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) SCCM
1 7 (11.29%) WSUS
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (9.68%) NetBackup
2 6 (9.68%) SCOM
3 1 (1.61%) Ansible
3 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.58%) Oracle
3 12 (19.35%) HP
3 12 (19.35%) VMware
4 10 (16.13%) Citrix
5 9 (14.52%) Veritas
6 7 (11.29%) Cisco
7 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.84%) EMC
9 2 (3.23%) NetApp
9 2 (3.23%) Sun
10 1 (1.61%) CommVault
10 1 (1.61%) CyberArk
10 1 (1.61%) Remedy
10 1 (1.61%) Sophos
10 1 (1.61%) Twitter