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 3 months to 26 April 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.

Change Management
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 41 37
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4  
Contract jobs citing Change Management 68 128 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.54% 4.33% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% 5.14% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 66 62
Median daily rate £413 £343 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.43% -14.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £33.00 £20.50 £35.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.97% -42.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £20.50 £32.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £20.50 £39.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.85% -20.00%  

Change Management 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 1602 2491 2449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.44% 84.30% 80.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 1405 1330
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 57 64
Median hourly rate £18.00 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.00% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £13.73 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

Change Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Change Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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
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 3 months to 26 April 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
Edinburgh -8 38 £425 - 3
Glasgow +6 15 £414 +101.82% 4
Highlands - 6 £260 -
Renfrewshire +3 4 £250 -10.63% 3
Aberdeen +4 1 - -
West Lothian +1 1 £325 -17.72% 2
Fife -1 1 £425 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Change Management 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 Management.

1 41 (35.96%) Finance
2 25 (21.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
4 20 (17.54%) Project Management
5 18 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (14.91%) Business Analysis
7 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (12.28%) SQL
8 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Office
8 14 (12.28%) Windows
8 14 (12.28%) Banking
9 13 (11.40%) ITIL
10 11 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (8.77%) Office 365
11 10 (8.77%) Server Virtualisation
11 10 (8.77%) Service Management
11 10 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (8.77%) PRINCE2
11 10 (8.77%) Cisco
11 10 (8.77%) Active Directory
11 10 (8.77%) Citrix
12 9 (7.89%) Degree
12 9 (7.89%) Migration
12 9 (7.89%) SharePoint
12 9 (7.89%) Service Delivery
12 9 (7.89%) Risk Management
13 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
13 8 (7.02%) Wealth Management
13 8 (7.02%) Problem Management
13 8 (7.02%) Release Management

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 9 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.75%) SAS
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (7.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Sonata
2 2 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.75%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.88%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) Internet
2 6 (5.26%) SAN
3 4 (3.51%) Firewall
4 3 (2.63%) BGP
4 3 (2.63%) LAN
4 3 (2.63%) MPLS
4 3 (2.63%) NAS
4 3 (2.63%) OSPF
4 3 (2.63%) WAN
5 2 (1.75%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (1.75%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.75%) VPN
5 2 (1.75%) Wireless
6 1 (0.88%) 802.11
6 1 (0.88%) DWDM
6 1 (0.88%) Intranet
6 1 (0.88%) IPsec
6 1 (0.88%) VLAN
6 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.88%) Big Data
3 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.88%) DataStage
3 1 (0.88%) IBM BigInsights
3 1 (0.88%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.88%) MS Access
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.88%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.26%) StarTeam
2 3 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (0.88%) Maven
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 41 (35.96%) Finance
2 14 (12.28%) Banking
3 6 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.51%) Legal
4 4 (3.51%) Marketing
5 3 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.75%) Law
6 2 (1.75%) Local Government
6 2 (1.75%) Retail
6 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Billing
7 1 (0.88%) French Language
7 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (29.82%) Analyst
2 19 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 16 (14.04%) Project Manager
4 11 (9.65%) Consultant
5 10 (8.77%) Change Manager
6 6 (5.26%) Administrator
6 6 (5.26%) Business Manager
7 5 (4.39%) Business Change Manager
7 5 (4.39%) Change Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Principal Consultant
8 4 (3.51%) Programme Manager
8 4 (3.51%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.51%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (3.51%) Technical Leader
9 3 (2.63%) Computer Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Coordinator
9 3 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) .NET
1 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.88%) Java EE
1 1 (0.88%) RESTful
1 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.14%) Fintech
3 6 (5.26%) Clustering
3 6 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.63%) CESG
6 3 (2.63%) CMDB
6 3 (2.63%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.75%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.75%) PMI
7 2 (1.75%) Replication
7 2 (1.75%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.75%) User Experience
8 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.88%) Robotics
8 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.28%) Windows
2 11 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.14%) Windows 10
5 7 (6.14%) Windows 7
5 7 (6.14%) Windows XP
6 6 (5.26%) AIX
7 5 (4.39%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.75%) Linux
8 2 (1.75%) Unix
9 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (17.54%) Project Management
3 18 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.91%) Business Analysis
5 13 (11.40%) ITIL
6 10 (8.77%) PRINCE2
6 10 (8.77%) Server Virtualisation
6 10 (8.77%) Service Management
7 9 (7.89%) Migration
7 9 (7.89%) Risk Management
7 9 (7.89%) Service Delivery
8 8 (7.02%) Problem Management
8 8 (7.02%) Programme Management
8 8 (7.02%) Release Management
8 8 (7.02%) SDLC
8 8 (7.02%) Software Testing
8 8 (7.02%) Test Scripting
8 8 (7.02%) Wealth Management
9 7 (6.14%) Asset Management
10 6 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.28%) SQL
2 4 (3.51%) Java
2 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.75%) VB
4 1 (0.88%) ABAP
4 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.88%) C
4 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.88%) Perl
4 1 (0.88%) Python
4 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (7.89%) Degree
2 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.26%) MCITP
3 6 (5.26%) MCSA
3 6 (5.26%) MCSE
3 6 (5.26%) MCTS
3 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.51%) CCNA
4 4 (3.51%) CCNP
4 4 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.63%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.75%) APMP
6 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.88%) CCDP
7 1 (0.88%) ISEB
7 1 (0.88%) PMP
7 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) MiFID
2 5 (4.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.51%) PMO
4 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.75%) EMIR
4 2 (1.75%) FATCA
4 2 (1.75%) QA
4 2 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.88%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.63%) Terminal Server
4 3 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.88%) vCloud
5 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (5.26%) Netcool
2 2 (1.75%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (1.75%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.88%) Ansible
3 1 (0.88%) Cacti
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.88%) Control-M
3 1 (0.88%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.88%) MOM
3 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.88%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.88%) Puppet
3 1 (0.88%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.88%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.88%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.77%) Cisco
2 10 (8.77%) Citrix
3 6 (5.26%) Intel Security
3 6 (5.26%) Veritas
4 5 (4.39%) Oracle
5 4 (3.51%) BMC
5 4 (3.51%) IBM
5 4 (3.51%) VMware
6 3 (2.63%) FNZ
7 2 (1.75%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.75%) Remedy
8 1 (0.88%) Charles River
8 1 (0.88%) EMC
8 1 (0.88%) HP
8 1 (0.88%) Juniper
8 1 (0.88%) Peregrine
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.88%) SAP
8 1 (0.88%) Unisys
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