Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Change Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Change Management over the 6 months to 10 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 Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 59 57
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -29
Contract jobs citing Change Management 184 157 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.52% 3.17% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 3.69% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 71 96
Scotland median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -4.41%
10th Percentile £215 £238 £225
90th Percentile £542 £525 £452
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 0
Scotland median hourly rate £19.88 £28.15 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.40% - -
UK median hourly rate £24.91 £20.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +21.51% -43.06% +43.31%

Change Management 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 4,589 4,255 3,546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.81% 85.99% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,482 2,429 2,062
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -3.33%
10th Percentile £244 £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 105 102 95
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £23.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.27 £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 Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Management in Scotland

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Management in Scotland

Change Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Scotland over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Management in Scotland

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Management in Scotland

Change Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Scotland over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Change Management in Scotland

Change Management
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 Management within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 10 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 0 89 £400 +6.67% 5
Glasgow +6 71 £325 -21.21% 7
Renfrewshire +3 11 £285 -
West Lothian +3 4 £434 +33.46%
South Lanarkshire -3 2 £130 -
Aberdeen +12 1 £600 +60.00%
Scottish Borders - 1 £425 -
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Change Management 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 Management.

1 83 (45.11%) Finance
2 40 (21.74%) SQL
3 39 (21.20%) Windows
4 37 (20.11%) ITIL
5 34 (18.48%) Project Management
6 32 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (15.76%) Java
9 25 (13.59%) Linux
10 24 (13.04%) Banking
11 22 (11.96%) Microsoft
12 21 (11.41%) Security Cleared
13 20 (10.87%) SC Cleared
13 20 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (10.87%) Active Directory
13 20 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
14 19 (10.33%) Degree
15 18 (9.78%) Incident Management
16 17 (9.24%) Test Automation
16 17 (9.24%) Office 365
16 17 (9.24%) Oracle
16 17 (9.24%) Perl
17 16 (8.70%) Citrix
17 16 (8.70%) Risk Management
17 16 (8.70%) Windows 7
17 16 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 16 (8.70%) Test Scripting
18 15 (8.15%) Business Analysis
18 15 (8.15%) Configuration Management
18 15 (8.15%) HP

Change Management
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 (1.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.54%) Apache
2 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (7.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (5.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.54%) InVision
5 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.54%) PeopleSoft CRM
1 1 (0.54%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.54%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.24%) Office 365
2 3 (1.63%) GitHub
2 3 (1.63%) IaaS
2 3 (1.63%) PaaS
3 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.52%) DNS
2 11 (5.98%) DHCP
3 9 (4.89%) LAN
4 6 (3.26%) Internet
5 5 (2.72%) Firewall
5 5 (2.72%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.72%) WAN
5 5 (2.72%) Wireless
6 4 (2.17%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.63%) SAN
8 2 (1.09%) Skype
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (0.54%) FTP
9 1 (0.54%) MPLS
9 1 (0.54%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.43%) MySQL
2 6 (3.26%) MSDE
3 3 (1.63%) DB2
4 2 (1.09%) Big Data
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.54%) Power BI
5 1 (0.54%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.54%) QlikView
5 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (5.98%) HP UFT
1 11 (5.98%) WinRunner
2 6 (3.26%) Hudson
3 4 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.63%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.63%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.63%) GitLab
4 3 (1.63%) Mockito
5 2 (1.09%) JIRA
6 1 (0.54%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.54%) Selenium
6 1 (0.54%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 83 (45.11%) Finance
2 24 (13.04%) Banking
3 5 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.63%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.09%) Law
5 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.09%) Retail
5 2 (1.09%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Back Office
6 1 (0.54%) German Language
6 1 (0.54%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (27.17%) Analyst
2 30 (16.30%) Project Manager
3 16 (8.70%) Applications Support
4 14 (7.61%) Business Analyst
5 13 (7.07%) Developer
6 11 (5.98%) Change Manager
7 10 (5.43%) Support Engineer
8 9 (4.89%) Administrator
8 9 (4.89%) Applications Engineer
8 9 (4.89%) Applications Support Engineer
9 8 (4.35%) Change Analyst
9 8 (4.35%) Programme Manager
10 7 (3.80%) Architect
10 7 (3.80%) Python Developer
10 7 (3.80%) Test Leader
11 5 (2.72%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (2.72%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 5 (2.72%) IT Analyst
11 5 (2.72%) PMO Analyst
11 5 (2.72%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.80%) Swing
2 5 (2.72%) Web Services
3 3 (1.63%) JMX
3 3 (1.63%) JSON
3 3 (1.63%) RESTful
3 3 (1.63%) Spring
4 2 (1.09%) FpML
4 2 (1.09%) HTML
4 2 (1.09%) XML
5 1 (0.54%) .NET
5 1 (0.54%) CSS
5 1 (0.54%) LDAP
5 1 (0.54%) Middleware
5 1 (0.54%) REST
5 1 (0.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.98%) Clustering
2 11 (5.98%) PDA
3 9 (4.89%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.72%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.17%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.17%) User Experience
7 3 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.63%) iSeries
8 2 (1.09%) CMDB
8 2 (1.09%) Derivative
8 2 (1.09%) e-Health
8 2 (1.09%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.09%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.09%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.54%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.20%) Windows
2 25 (13.59%) Linux
3 16 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 13 (7.07%) AIX
4 13 (7.07%) Unix
4 13 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (5.98%) Solaris
5 11 (5.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (4.35%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.17%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.09%) Android
9 2 (1.09%) HPUX
9 2 (1.09%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.11%) ITIL
2 34 (18.48%) Project Management
3 32 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (9.78%) Incident Management
6 17 (9.24%) Test Automation
7 16 (8.70%) Risk Management
7 16 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 16 (8.70%) Test Scripting
8 15 (8.15%) Business Analysis
8 15 (8.15%) Configuration Management
9 13 (7.07%) PRINCE2
9 13 (7.07%) Software Testing
10 12 (6.52%) SDLC
11 11 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (5.98%) ITIL V3
11 11 (5.98%) Migration
11 11 (5.98%) Project Planning
11 11 (5.98%) Waterfall
12 10 (5.43%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (21.74%) SQL
2 29 (15.76%) Java
3 17 (9.24%) Perl
4 11 (5.98%) Shell Script
5 9 (4.89%) PHP
6 8 (4.35%) C#
6 8 (4.35%) Python
7 7 (3.80%) C++
7 7 (3.80%) Groovy
7 7 (3.80%) Scala
8 3 (1.63%) Java 8
8 3 (1.63%) RPG
8 3 (1.63%) RPG IV
8 3 (1.63%) RPG/400
9 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.54%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (11.41%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 19 (10.33%) Degree
4 13 (7.07%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.80%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.17%) ACDT
7 4 (2.17%) ACHDS
7 4 (2.17%) ACTC
7 4 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.17%) MCDST
7 4 (2.17%) MCP
7 4 (2.17%) MCSA
7 4 (2.17%) MCSE
7 4 (2.17%) MCSM
7 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.61%) PMO
1 14 (7.61%) QA
1 14 (7.61%) SLA
2 3 (1.63%) GxP
3 2 (1.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (1.09%) GAMP
3 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.54%) TickIT
System Software
1 20 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.98%) Hyper-V
2 11 (5.98%) Virtual Desktop
2 11 (5.98%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.54%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (5.98%) HP ALM
1 11 (5.98%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.17%) Puppet
3 3 (1.63%) SCCM
4 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.54%) Cacti
5 1 (0.54%) Nagios
5 1 (0.54%) PingFederate
5 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.24%) Oracle
3 16 (8.70%) Citrix
4 15 (8.15%) HP
5 13 (7.07%) Veritas
6 12 (6.52%) McAfee
7 11 (5.98%) Ivanti
7 11 (5.98%) VMware
8 6 (3.26%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.72%) Apple
9 5 (2.72%) SAP
10 4 (2.17%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.17%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.09%) Cisco
11 2 (1.09%) Cloudera
11 2 (1.09%) Google
11 2 (1.09%) IBM
11 2 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.09%) SolarWinds