The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 89 113 94
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -19
Contract jobs citing Change Control 37 19 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.51% 0.72% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.07% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 8
Average daily rate
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£340 £338 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £241 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £388 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.30% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +10.38%
Change Control
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1782 1775 2120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.76% 67.54% 67.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 863 755
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £235 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 42
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.05 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +35 15 £333 - 1
Bracknell +14 14 £338 -
Slough -4 5 £325 -3.70% 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Newbury - - - -
Change Control
South East

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 33 (46.48%) Project Management
2 23 (32.39%) PRINCE2
3 18 (25.35%) MS Project
4 17 (23.94%) Finance
5 14 (19.72%) Telecoms
5 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
6 13 (18.31%) Risk Management
7 12 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
8 11 (15.49%) Degree
8 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
9 10 (14.08%) ITIL
9 10 (14.08%) Windows
9 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
10 9 (12.68%) Marketing
10 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (11.27%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (11.27%) Change Management
11 8 (11.27%) MS Office
11 8 (11.27%) SAP
11 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
11 8 (11.27%) MS Visio
12 7 (9.86%) Internet
12 7 (9.86%) Resource Management
12 7 (9.86%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
13 6 (8.45%) QA
13 6 (8.45%) Manufacturing
13 6 (8.45%) Programme Management

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (11.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.82%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (25.35%) MS Project
2 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
3 8 (11.27%) MS Visio
3 8 (11.27%) MS Office
3 8 (11.27%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (9.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) Internet
2 4 (5.63%) 3G
2 4 (5.63%) ATM
2 4 (5.63%) Broadband
2 4 (5.63%) SMS
2 4 (5.63%) LTE
2 4 (5.63%) 4G
2 4 (5.63%) VoLTE
3 3 (4.23%) Network Security
3 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.23%) Firewall
4 2 (2.82%) DNS
4 2 (2.82%) SSL
4 2 (2.82%) GGSN
4 2 (2.82%) SGSN
4 2 (2.82%) SNMP
5 1 (1.41%) NFC
5 1 (1.41%) VLAN
5 1 (1.41%) VoIP
5 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) MySQL
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 17 (23.94%) Finance
2 14 (19.72%) Telecoms
3 9 (12.68%) Marketing
4 6 (8.45%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.63%) Electronics
5 4 (5.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (4.23%) Retail
7 2 (2.82%) Billing
7 2 (2.82%) Legal
7 2 (2.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (36.62%) Project Manager
2 7 (9.86%) Analyst
3 6 (8.45%) Project Planner
3 6 (8.45%) Architect
4 4 (5.63%) Coordinator
4 4 (5.63%) Junior
4 4 (5.63%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (5.63%) Junior Project Manager
4 4 (5.63%) Project Support Coordinator
5 3 (4.23%) Security Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (4.23%) Wintel Architect
5 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.23%) Design Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Technical Architect
6 2 (2.82%) Network Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) Project Leader
6 2 (2.82%) Network Analyst
6 2 (2.82%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
1 2 (2.82%) JSON
1 2 (2.82%) REST
1 2 (2.82%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) HTML5
2 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.63%) DTV
3 4 (5.63%) Clustering
4 3 (4.23%) EPoS
4 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) FMCG
5 2 (2.82%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.82%) User Experience
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) UNIX
3 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (46.48%) Project Management
2 23 (32.39%) PRINCE2
3 13 (18.31%) Risk Management
4 12 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.08%) ITIL
6 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (11.27%) Change Management
8 7 (9.86%) Resource Management
9 6 (8.45%) Programme Management
10 5 (7.04%) Migration
10 5 (7.04%) Project Planning
11 4 (5.63%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
11 4 (5.63%) ERP
11 4 (5.63%) SOA
11 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.63%) Capacity Management
12 3 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (4.23%) Budget Control
12 3 (4.23%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.82%) C#
2 2 (2.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.49%) Degree
3 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.04%) PMP
4 5 (7.04%) PMI Certification
5 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.23%) MCP
6 3 (4.23%) CAPM
7 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.82%) HND
7 2 (2.82%) ISEB
7 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
2 4 (5.63%) SLA
3 2 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.82%) GMP
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) Terminal Services
2 3 (4.23%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) ARCserve
1 3 (4.23%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (4.23%) NetBackup
1 3 (4.23%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) SAP
3 4 (5.63%) HP
3 4 (5.63%) Remedy
4 3 (4.23%) VMware
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle
4 3 (4.23%) Symantec
4 3 (4.23%) Citrix
4 3 (4.23%) Juniper
4 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.82%) Siebel
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco
5 2 (2.82%) NetCracker
5 2 (2.82%) Comptel
5 2 (2.82%) Qualys
5 2 (2.82%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.41%) Mitel
6 1 (1.41%) CODA