Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 36 33
Rank change year-on-year -18 -3 +8
Contract jobs citing Change Management 138 254 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.27% 4.62% 4.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 5.44% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 142 149
Scotland median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% +5.26%
10th Percentile £225 £216 £254
90th Percentile £510 £521 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 3
Scotland median hourly rate £36.00 £20.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.61% -48.75% -58.44%
10th Percentile £13.75 £20.25 £32.86
90th Percentile £48.30 £20.75 £45.86
UK median hourly rate £26.83 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -0.63% -10.00% +19.40%

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 3491 4670 5117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.80% 84.96% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2033 2671 2662
Scotland median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £235 £250
90th Percentile £525 £506 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 89 121
Scotland median hourly rate £30.50 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.28% +20.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.29 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.50 £43.15 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%

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 25 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Management in Scotland over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017. 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 -16 63 £400 - 2
Glasgow +7 49 £413 +47.32% 3
Highlands - 9 £260 - 1
West Lothian -2 5 £325 -17.72%
Renfrewshire -5 4 £250 -10.39%
Aberdeen -11 4 - - 2
Perth and Kinross - 2 - -
Fife -2 1 £425 -
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 48 (34.78%) Finance
2 35 (25.36%) Project Management
3 22 (15.94%) ITIL
4 21 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (13.77%) Banking
6 18 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 14 (10.14%) Cisco
8 13 (9.42%) Microsoft
8 13 (9.42%) Risk Management
9 11 (7.97%) PRINCE2
9 11 (7.97%) Incident Management
9 11 (7.97%) Release Management
9 11 (7.97%) SDLC
10 10 (7.25%) Unix
10 10 (7.25%) Windows
10 10 (7.25%) Active Directory
10 10 (7.25%) VPN
10 10 (7.25%) Citrix
10 10 (7.25%) Firewall
11 9 (6.52%) Validation
11 9 (6.52%) Migration
11 9 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (6.52%) Asset Management
11 9 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (6.52%) MiFID
11 9 (6.52%) Data Centre
11 9 (6.52%) Waterfall
11 9 (6.52%) Business Change Management
12 8 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement

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 5 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.62%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.25%) Firewall
1 10 (7.25%) VPN
2 8 (5.80%) LAN
2 8 (5.80%) WAN
3 7 (5.07%) SAN
4 6 (4.35%) Internet
5 5 (3.62%) BGP
5 5 (3.62%) MPLS
5 5 (3.62%) OSPF
5 5 (3.62%) Wireless
6 4 (2.90%) 802.11
6 4 (2.90%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (2.90%) EIGRP
6 4 (2.90%) HSRP
6 4 (2.90%) IPsec
6 4 (2.90%) NetScaler
6 4 (2.90%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.45%) NAS
7 2 (1.45%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.72%) Big Data
2 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (0.72%) DataStage
2 1 (0.72%) IBM BigInsights
2 1 (0.72%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (0.72%) MS Access
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.17%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.72%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.72%) JIRA
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.72%) Toad
General
1 48 (34.78%) Finance
2 19 (13.77%) Banking
3 9 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (4.35%) Legal
5 5 (3.62%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.45%) Local Government
7 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.45%) Marketing
7 2 (1.45%) Retail
8 1 (0.72%) Billing
8 1 (0.72%) French Language
8 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (28.26%) Analyst
2 22 (15.94%) Business Analyst
3 15 (10.87%) Project Manager
4 10 (7.25%) Change Manager
5 9 (6.52%) Consultant
6 7 (5.07%) Operations Analyst
7 5 (3.62%) Computer Engineer
7 5 (3.62%) Computer Validation Engineer
7 5 (3.62%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 5 (3.62%) Validation Engineer
8 4 (2.90%) Administrator
8 4 (2.90%) Break Fix Engineer
8 4 (2.90%) Change Analyst
8 4 (2.90%) Computer Systems Validation Engineer
8 4 (2.90%) Hardware Engineer
8 4 (2.90%) Network Engineer
8 4 (2.90%) Risk Manager
8 4 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (2.90%) Technical Leader
9 3 (2.17%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.07%) User Experience
4 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.17%) CESG
5 3 (2.17%) Clustering
5 3 (2.17%) CMDB
5 3 (2.17%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.45%) FMCG
6 2 (1.45%) PMI
6 2 (1.45%) Replication
6 2 (1.45%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Exalogic
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.25%) Unix
1 10 (7.25%) Windows
2 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.62%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (3.62%) Windows XP
4 4 (2.90%) Linux
4 4 (2.90%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.17%) AIX
6 2 (1.45%) CentOS
6 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.36%) Project Management
2 22 (15.94%) ITIL
3 21 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (13.04%) Business Analysis
6 13 (9.42%) Risk Management
7 11 (7.97%) Incident Management
7 11 (7.97%) PRINCE2
7 11 (7.97%) Release Management
7 11 (7.97%) SDLC
8 9 (6.52%) Asset Management
8 9 (6.52%) Business Change Management
8 9 (6.52%) Migration
8 9 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (6.52%) Validation
8 9 (6.52%) Waterfall
9 8 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.07%) Programme Management
11 6 (4.35%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.35%) SQL
2 5 (3.62%) Perl
2 5 (3.62%) Python
3 2 (1.45%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.45%) VB
4 1 (0.72%) ABAP
4 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.35%) Degree
1 6 (4.35%) MCSA
1 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.90%) CCNP
3 4 (2.90%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.90%) MCSE
3 4 (2.90%) MCTS
3 4 (2.90%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.17%) CCNA
4 3 (2.17%) CISSP
4 3 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.17%) MCITP
5 2 (1.45%) CISM
5 2 (1.45%) ISEB
5 2 (1.45%) PMP
5 2 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) MiFID
2 8 (5.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (5.07%) SLA
4 5 (3.62%) PMO
5 4 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (2.17%) EMIR
6 3 (2.17%) FATCA
6 3 (2.17%) QA
7 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.72%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (7.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.07%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.90%) vSphere
5 2 (1.45%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (3.62%) RSA Archer
2 4 (2.90%) Cacti
3 3 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.17%) Netcool
3 3 (2.17%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.45%) WSUS
5 1 (0.72%) Ansible
5 1 (0.72%) SCCM
5 1 (0.72%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (10.14%) Cisco
2 13 (9.42%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.25%) Citrix
4 7 (5.07%) VMware
5 6 (4.35%) F5
6 4 (2.90%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.90%) Juniper
6 4 (2.90%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.17%) IBM
7 3 (2.17%) McAfee
7 3 (2.17%) Oracle
7 3 (2.17%) Veritas
8 2 (1.45%) Avaya
8 2 (1.45%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.72%) Altiris
9 1 (0.72%) EMC
9 1 (0.72%) HP
9 1 (0.72%) Northgate
9 1 (0.72%) SAP
9 1 (0.72%) Sophos
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