Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 57 29
Rank change year-on-year -8 -28 +6
Contract jobs citing Change Management 143 129 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.02% 3.44% 4.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 4.12% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 82 144
Scotland median daily rate £381 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.93% +2.94% -9.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £216
90th Percentile £525 £500 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £23.86 - -
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £36.50 £25.31
% change year-on-year -43.84% +44.23% +3.30%

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 4,029 3,129 4,607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.09% 83.46% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,338 1,816 2,463
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £240
90th Percentile £538 £502 £513
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 91 78
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% -7.92% +3.78%
10th Percentile £11.84 £10.63 £12.35
90th Percentile £37.86 £48.38 £47.88
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.43 £23.43
% change year-on-year -2.78% +4.29% +17.13%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -1 96 £400 +4.92% 24
Glasgow -11 31 £400 +14.29% 4
West Lothian +8 6 £338 -20.21%
South Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Renfrewshire +14 1 - - 1
Aberdeen +2 1 £375 -
Dundee -6 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Change Management
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 61 (42.66%) Finance
2 41 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (25.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (22.38%) Project Management
4 32 (22.38%) Business Analysis
5 28 (19.58%) Banking
6 26 (18.18%) Process Improvement
7 22 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (13.29%) SDLC
8 19 (13.29%) Business Change Management
9 18 (12.59%) Business Process Improvement
10 17 (11.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (11.19%) Management Information System
12 14 (9.79%) ITIL
13 13 (9.09%) Java
13 13 (9.09%) MS Visio
14 12 (8.39%) Linux
14 12 (8.39%) User Experience
14 12 (8.39%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (7.69%) SQL
15 11 (7.69%) Microsoft
15 11 (7.69%) Validation
16 10 (6.99%) CMS
16 10 (6.99%) Use Case
16 10 (6.99%) Sitecore CMS
16 10 (6.99%) Sitecore
17 9 (6.29%) Scrum
17 9 (6.29%) Asset Management
17 9 (6.29%) Migration
17 9 (6.29%) PRINCE2

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 10 (6.99%) CMS
1 10 (6.99%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (2.10%) Apache
2 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.40%) CICS
3 2 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.70%) Confluence
4 1 (0.70%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.70%) IIS
4 1 (0.70%) JBoss
4 1 (0.70%) SAS
4 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.90%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.70%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.70%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.90%) Lucidchart
2 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.70%) Office 365
4 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) Firewall
1 3 (2.10%) LDAP
1 3 (2.10%) VPN
2 2 (1.40%) IPsec
2 2 (1.40%) LAN
2 2 (1.40%) SAN
2 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.70%) 802.11
3 1 (0.70%) ATM
3 1 (0.70%) BGP
3 1 (0.70%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.70%) DNS
3 1 (0.70%) HSRP
3 1 (0.70%) Internet
3 1 (0.70%) Network Security
3 1 (0.70%) OSPF
3 1 (0.70%) SSL
3 1 (0.70%) WAN
3 1 (0.70%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.80%) DB2
1 4 (2.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Axure RP
1 7 (4.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 7 (4.90%) JIRA
2 5 (3.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.50%) JUnit
3 4 (2.80%) Ant
3 4 (2.80%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.40%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (0.70%) Appium
5 1 (0.70%) Gatling
5 1 (0.70%) Protractor
5 1 (0.70%) TestNG
General
1 61 (42.66%) Finance
2 28 (19.58%) Banking
3 4 (2.80%) Billing
3 4 (2.80%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.10%) Back Office
4 3 (2.10%) Law
4 3 (2.10%) Legal
5 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.40%) Marketing
5 2 (1.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
6 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.70%) Local Government
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (45.45%) Analyst
2 43 (30.07%) Business Analyst
3 17 (11.89%) Project Manager
4 14 (9.79%) Digital Analyst
5 13 (9.09%) Digital Business Analyst
6 12 (8.39%) Agile Business Analyst
7 9 (6.29%) Change Analyst
8 7 (4.90%) Change Manager
9 6 (4.20%) Administrator
9 6 (4.20%) Banking Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Programme Manager
10 5 (3.50%) Banking Business Analyst
10 5 (3.50%) Consultant
11 4 (2.80%) Change Project Manager
11 4 (2.80%) Configuration Analyst
11 4 (2.80%) DBA
11 4 (2.80%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.80%) Project Change Manager
11 4 (2.80%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.59%) Web Services
2 5 (3.50%) AngularJS
2 5 (3.50%) Middleware
3 4 (2.80%) RESTful
3 4 (2.80%) Spring
4 3 (2.10%) Apache CXF
4 3 (2.10%) React
5 2 (1.40%) .NET
5 2 (1.40%) Node.js
5 2 (1.40%) Redux
5 2 (1.40%) Spring Cloud
6 1 (0.70%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.70%) HTML
6 1 (0.70%) HTML5
6 1 (0.70%) REST
6 1 (0.70%) SAML
6 1 (0.70%) SOAP
6 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.19%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.39%) User Experience
4 7 (4.90%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.10%) Clustering
5 3 (2.10%) CMDB
5 3 (2.10%) Replication
6 2 (1.40%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.40%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.70%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.70%) iPad
7 1 (0.70%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Exalogic
7 1 (0.70%) PMI
7 1 (0.70%) Social Media
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.39%) Linux
2 8 (5.59%) Windows
3 7 (4.90%) Unix
4 5 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.40%) AIX
5 2 (1.40%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.40%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.70%) HPUX
6 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.70%) Solaris
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (25.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (22.38%) Business Analysis
3 32 (22.38%) Project Management
4 26 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 19 (13.29%) Business Change Management
5 19 (13.29%) SDLC
6 18 (12.59%) Business Process Improvement
7 17 (11.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (9.79%) ITIL
9 12 (8.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (7.69%) Validation
11 10 (6.99%) Use Case
12 9 (6.29%) Asset Management
12 9 (6.29%) Business Transformation
12 9 (6.29%) Migration
12 9 (6.29%) PRINCE2
12 9 (6.29%) Scrum
13 8 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement Process
13 8 (5.59%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.09%) Java
2 11 (7.69%) SQL
3 7 (4.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.80%) Python
5 3 (2.10%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.10%) VBA
6 2 (1.40%) C
6 2 (1.40%) C#
6 2 (1.40%) COBOL
6 2 (1.40%) Perl
6 2 (1.40%) VB
7 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.70%) C++
7 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (4.20%) Degree
2 3 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.40%) APMP
3 2 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.40%) CCNP
3 2 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.70%) CCIE
4 1 (0.70%) CCNA
4 1 (0.70%) CISSP
4 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) ISEB
4 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.70%) MBA
4 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.70%) PMP
4 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (4.90%) QA
3 6 (4.20%) GDPR
4 4 (2.80%) PMO
5 2 (1.40%) SLA
6 1 (0.70%) FINREP
6 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.10%) vSphere
4 1 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) RSA Archer
1 4 (2.80%) vCenter Server
2 2 (1.40%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.70%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.99%) Sitecore
3 8 (5.59%) Oracle
4 4 (2.80%) Perforce
4 4 (2.80%) ServiceNow
4 4 (2.80%) VMware
5 3 (2.10%) Cognos
5 3 (2.10%) HP
6 2 (1.40%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.40%) Cisco
6 2 (1.40%) EMC
6 2 (1.40%) IBM
6 2 (1.40%) Planview
6 2 (1.40%) SAP
6 2 (1.40%) Splunk
6 2 (1.40%) Sybase
6 2 (1.40%) Workday
7 1 (0.70%) F5
7 1 (0.70%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.70%) Twitter