Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 138 130
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8 -41
Contract jobs citing Change Control 82 49 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.57% 0.98% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.14% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 31 39
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% - -8.71%
10th Percentile £231 £200 £266
90th Percentile £523 £488 £423
UK median daily rate £425 £415 £401
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.43% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Scotland median hourly rate £32.00 - £40.25
10th Percentile £29.08 - £37.28
90th Percentile £36.00 - £41.83
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -25.68%

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 4,591 4,281 3,544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.80% 85.86% 85.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,482 2,449 2,059
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -3.33%
10th Percentile £246 £250 £245
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 102 95
Scotland median hourly rate £23.50 £23.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +10.71% +3.70%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.11 £43.70 £45.55
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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 +9 54 £375 - 6
Glasgow -13 18 £375 +25.00% 3
Renfrewshire - 6 £325 -
Highlands - 3 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £425 -
Change Control
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 28 (34.15%) Finance
2 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.39%) Firewall
3 20 (24.39%) Project Management
3 20 (24.39%) Waterfall
4 19 (23.17%) PaaS
4 19 (23.17%) Kanban
4 19 (23.17%) IaaS
5 18 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (21.95%) Unix
5 18 (21.95%) PMO
6 16 (19.51%) Law
6 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (17.07%) Migration
7 14 (17.07%) Banking
8 13 (15.85%) Terraform
8 13 (15.85%) Cloud Foundry
8 13 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (13.41%) DevOps
9 11 (13.41%) PRINCE2
9 11 (13.41%) Oracle
10 10 (12.20%) ITIL
10 10 (12.20%) SDLC
11 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Project
11 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.98%) Risk Management
12 8 (9.76%) Linux
12 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (8.54%) Oracle ZFS
13 7 (8.54%) Ansible

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 13 (15.85%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (4.88%) Apache
3 2 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (1.22%) nginx
4 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.17%) IaaS
1 19 (23.17%) PaaS
2 18 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.10%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.66%) Datadog
5 3 (3.66%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.39%) Firewall
2 3 (3.66%) Network Security
3 2 (2.44%) VoIP
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.22%) LAN
4 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Data Mining
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) MySQL
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.66%) Artifactory
2 3 (3.66%) Bitbucket
2 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.66%) IBM UrbanCode
2 3 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (3.66%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (3.66%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.44%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.44%) Selenium
3 2 (2.44%) Zephyr
4 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 28 (34.15%) Finance
2 16 (19.51%) Law
3 14 (17.07%) Banking
4 5 (6.10%) Legal
5 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.22%) Military
6 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (14.63%) AWS Engineer
2 10 (12.20%) Analyst
3 9 (10.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Platform Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Administrator
4 7 (8.54%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Solaris Administrator
4 7 (8.54%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 7 (8.54%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (8.54%) Virtualisation Administrator
5 6 (7.32%) PMO Lead
5 6 (7.32%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Developer
7 4 (4.88%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (4.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (4.88%) PMO Planner
8 3 (3.66%) Senior PMO
8 3 (3.66%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) .NET
1 2 (2.44%) CSS
1 2 (2.44%) Middleware
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.22%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.22%) HTML
2 1 (1.22%) jQuery
2 1 (1.22%) JSP
2 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.54%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.32%) PMI
4 5 (6.10%) Virtual Team
5 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.44%) Clustering
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Licensing
7 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.44%) SCADA
8 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Unix
2 8 (9.76%) Linux
3 7 (8.54%) Solaris
4 6 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.10%) Windows
6 3 (3.66%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.44%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.39%) Project Management
2 20 (24.39%) Waterfall
3 19 (23.17%) Kanban
4 14 (17.07%) Migration
5 13 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (13.41%) DevOps
6 11 (13.41%) PRINCE2
7 10 (12.20%) ITIL
7 10 (12.20%) SDLC
8 9 (10.98%) Risk Management
8 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.32%) Change Management
9 6 (7.32%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.32%) Data Analysis
9 6 (7.32%) Data Management
9 6 (7.32%) Data Protection
9 6 (7.32%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (6.10%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (6.10%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) Python
2 5 (6.10%) SQL
3 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.66%) Java
5 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.32%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) PMI Certification
2 6 (7.32%) PMP
3 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (2.44%) ISEB
5 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.22%) APMP
6 1 (1.22%) CCNA
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.95%) PMO
2 3 (3.66%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (3.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.66%) GAMP
2 3 (3.66%) ISO 13485
3 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Docker
2 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.22%) iptables
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (15.85%) Terraform
2 7 (8.54%) Ansible
2 7 (8.54%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (3.66%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.66%) Nagios
3 3 (3.66%) Puppet
4 1 (1.22%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Oracle
2 7 (8.54%) Sun
3 5 (6.10%) Cisco
4 4 (4.88%) Avaya
4 4 (4.88%) Verint
5 3 (3.66%) AppDynamics
5 3 (3.66%) New Relic
5 3 (3.66%) Splunk
6 2 (2.44%) Google
6 2 (2.44%) IBM
6 2 (2.44%) Micro Focus
6 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.44%) Speakerbus
7 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.22%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.22%) HP
7 1 (1.22%) McAfee
7 1 (1.22%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.22%) VMware