Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 136 116 130
Rank change year-on-year -20 +14 -16
Contract jobs citing Change Control 29 77 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.77% 1.64% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.87% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 38 30
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +9.09% +5.77%
10th Percentile £146 £298 £196
90th Percentile £603 £538 £492
UK median daily rate £415 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Scotland median hourly rate - £33.50 £187.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -82.13% +365.84%
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.00% -9.09% -

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 3,248 4,127 4,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 86.02% 87.90% 86.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,830 2,265 2,365
Scotland median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £244 £250
90th Percentile £588 £563 £547
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 99 88
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.37% +16.67% -1.18%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.16 £11.22
90th Percentile £44.28 £44.32 £38.96
UK median hourly rate £22.85 £23.34 £23.00
% change year-on-year -2.10% +1.48% -1.18%

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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
Edinburgh -15 10 £463 +23.33% 1
Glasgow +13 7 £333 -11.33% 2
South Lanarkshire +4 3 - -
Scottish Borders -3 2 £588 +38.24%
Dundee - 2 £130 - 1
Aberdeen -9 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £148 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £148 -
Change Control
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (31.03%) Change Management
4 8 (27.59%) Firewall
4 8 (27.59%) PKI
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
4 8 (27.59%) Public Sector
5 7 (24.14%) Office 365
5 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
5 7 (24.14%) Migration
6 6 (20.69%) ITIL
6 6 (20.69%) DHCP
6 6 (20.69%) DNS
6 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
6 6 (20.69%) CommVault
6 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
6 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
6 6 (20.69%) Windows 10
7 5 (17.24%) Palo Alto
7 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (17.24%) Finance
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
8 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
8 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
8 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (13.79%) CCNA
8 4 (13.79%) Cisco
8 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP

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 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (6.90%) Confluence
1 2 (6.90%) IIS
1 2 (6.90%) nginx
1 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (6.90%) Sentinel
2 1 (3.45%) Infor M3
2 1 (3.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Apigee
2 2 (6.90%) AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Datadog
2 2 (6.90%) IaaS
2 2 (6.90%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (6.90%) Kong
2 2 (6.90%) OpenShift
2 2 (6.90%) PaaS
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) DHCP
2 6 (20.69%) DNS
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (13.79%) LAN
3 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.79%) WAN
4 3 (10.34%) Internet
4 3 (10.34%) Skype
5 2 (6.90%) BIG-IP
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Aerospike
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (6.90%) Couchbase
1 2 (6.90%) Hazelcast
1 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.90%) Redis
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Artifactory
1 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
1 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) IBM UrbanCode
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (6.90%) Selenium
1 2 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
1 2 (6.90%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (27.59%) Public Sector
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Analyst
1 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Architect
2 4 (13.79%) Network Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Network Technical Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Server Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Server Support
4 2 (6.90%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) Java EE
1 2 (6.90%) LDAP
1 2 (6.90%) RESTful
1 2 (6.90%) Vert.x
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) PKI
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.69%) Windows 10
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Linux
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Change Management
2 7 (24.14%) Migration
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
4 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Network Design
5 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
5 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.90%) Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Business Change Management
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.90%) Dependency Management
7 2 (6.90%) DevOps
7 2 (6.90%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (6.90%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) Go
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) CCNA
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
1 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.90%) Ansible
2 2 (6.90%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (6.90%) Consul
2 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.90%) Nagios
2 2 (6.90%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) CommVault
2 5 (17.24%) Palo Alto
3 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) AppDynamics
5 2 (6.90%) Apple
5 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
5 2 (6.90%) CA
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) F5
5 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.90%) Google
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) McAfee
5 2 (6.90%) Micro Focus
5 2 (6.90%) New Relic
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) Splunk
6 1 (3.45%) Infor