The first table below looks at the demand for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 83 96 108
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing Change Control 43 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.71% 1.35% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.98% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £336 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.60% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £179 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £489 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £360
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.84 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-9.76% +11.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1843 1670 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.37% 68.27% 65.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 725 809
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 45
Average hourly rate £18.04 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.88% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.50 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Change Control
South East

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Control across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Control across the Berkshire region.

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Change Control
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Change Control Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Control across the Berkshire region.

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +24 21 £388 -25.48% 3
Bracknell +9 11 £375 +233.33% 1
Slough +9 7 £350 +27.27%
Maidenhead -5 2 - -
Newbury - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Ascot - - - -
Change Control
South East

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Change Control also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Control.

1 29 (42.65%) Project Management
2 19 (27.94%) Finance
3 15 (22.06%) Risk Management
3 15 (22.06%) MS Project
4 14 (20.59%) Telecoms
5 11 (16.18%) Windows
5 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
6 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
6 10 (14.71%) PRINCE2
7 9 (13.24%) ITIL
7 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.24%) Resource Management
7 9 (13.24%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (11.76%) Degree
8 8 (11.76%) Change Management
8 8 (11.76%) SAP
8 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
9 7 (10.29%) HP
9 7 (10.29%) QA
10 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
10 6 (8.82%) Cisco
10 6 (8.82%) PMP
10 6 (8.82%) PMI Certification
10 6 (8.82%) ERP
10 6 (8.82%) MS Office
10 6 (8.82%) Migration
11 5 (7.35%) Service Management
11 5 (7.35%) Quality Management
11 5 (7.35%) Configuration Management
11 5 (7.35%) Manufacturing

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Change Control also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Control. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.35%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.47%) CMS
5 1 (1.47%) Lync
5 1 (1.47%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (22.06%) MS Project
2 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 9 (13.24%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (8.82%) MS Office
5 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
5 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Force.com
2 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) ATM
1 4 (5.88%) Firewall
2 3 (4.41%) Internet
2 3 (4.41%) Network Security
2 3 (4.41%) SNMP
2 3 (4.41%) DNS
2 3 (4.41%) SSL
3 2 (2.94%) SAN
3 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.94%) LAN
3 2 (2.94%) GGSN
3 2 (2.94%) SGSN
3 2 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (1.47%) NFC
4 1 (1.47%) LTE
4 1 (1.47%) 4G
4 1 (1.47%) 3G
4 1 (1.47%) Wireless
4 1 (1.47%) VoIP
4 1 (1.47%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) MySQL
2 1 (1.47%) DB2
2 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
General
1 19 (27.94%) Finance
2 14 (20.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.35%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.35%) Marketing
4 4 (5.88%) Retail
4 4 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.41%) Electronics
6 2 (2.94%) Back Office
6 2 (2.94%) Legal
6 2 (2.94%) Billing
7 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Project Manager
2 6 (8.82%) Analyst
3 5 (7.35%) Coordinator
3 5 (7.35%) Architect
4 4 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (5.88%) Project Support Coordinator
5 3 (4.41%) Wintel Architect
5 3 (4.41%) Security Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Solutions Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) Technical Architect
5 3 (4.41%) Consultant
6 2 (2.94%) Network Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Security Consultant
6 2 (2.94%) Project Leader
6 2 (2.94%) Network Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (2.94%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) JSON
1 3 (4.41%) REST
2 2 (2.94%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.47%) Ajax
3 1 (1.47%) Zend Framework
3 1 (1.47%) HTML5
3 1 (1.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) EPoS
1 4 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.41%) DTV
2 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.41%) Clustering
2 3 (4.41%) Learning Management System
3 2 (2.94%) FMCG
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) UNIX
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Project Management
2 15 (22.06%) Risk Management
3 10 (14.71%) PRINCE2
4 9 (13.24%) ITIL
4 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (13.24%) Resource Management
5 8 (11.76%) Change Management
6 6 (8.82%) Migration
6 6 (8.82%) ERP
7 5 (7.35%) Service Management
7 5 (7.35%) Quality Management
7 5 (7.35%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.35%) Information Security
7 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.88%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.88%) SOA
9 3 (4.41%) Six Sigma
9 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) SQL
1 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.47%) PHP
3 1 (1.47%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) PMP
2 6 (8.82%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) ISEB
4 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.41%) MCP
4 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.41%) CAPM
5 2 (2.94%) HND
5 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.47%) CISA
6 1 (1.47%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) SLA
3 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.94%) GMP
4 1 (1.47%) BS25999
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.88%) VMware ESX
1 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.41%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.41%) XenApp
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (4.41%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.41%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.41%) ARCserve
2 3 (4.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) SAP
3 7 (10.29%) HP
4 6 (8.82%) Cisco
5 5 (7.35%) Juniper
5 5 (7.35%) VMware
6 4 (5.88%) Citrix
6 4 (5.88%) Symantec
6 4 (5.88%) Remedy
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle
7 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (4.41%) NetCracker
7 3 (4.41%) Comptel
8 2 (2.94%) Qualys
8 2 (2.94%) F5
8 2 (2.94%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.94%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.94%) Siebel
9 1 (1.47%) EMC