The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Control
Rank 34 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Change Control 13 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.32% 0.56% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 0.75% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £31.44 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.73% +9.35%
Change Control
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
311 266 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 79.54% 74.51% 77.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 179 165
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 30
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (54.55%) C#
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
1 12 (54.55%) Visual Studio
1 12 (54.55%) .NET Framework
1 12 (54.55%) WPF
1 12 (54.55%) Unit Testing
1 12 (54.55%) Integration Testing
2 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 8 (36.36%) WinForms
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 7 (31.82%) WCF
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Unix
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) Solaris
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 4 (18.18%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) EMC
5 4 (18.18%) SAN
5 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 4 (18.18%) DNS
5 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (18.18%) Firewall
5 4 (18.18%) CMS

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (18.18%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
1 4 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 4 (18.18%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) WPF Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Database Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# WPF Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) XAML Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Report Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
1 12 (54.55%) .NET Framework
1 12 (54.55%) WPF
2 8 (36.36%) WinForms
3 7 (31.82%) WCF
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.55%) MFC
4 1 (4.55%) STL
4 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) SCADA
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
1 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (18.18%) Solaris
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Integration Testing
1 12 (54.55%) Unit Testing
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) Content Management
3 4 (18.18%) Data Mapping
3 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 4 (18.18%) High Availability
3 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 4 (18.18%) Open Source
3 4 (18.18%) System Testing
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (4.55%) OOD
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.64%) XAML
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) APMP
2 1 (4.55%) PhD
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PMP
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) iptables
1 4 (18.18%) Postfix
1 4 (18.18%) Sendmail
1 4 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Cobbler
1 4 (18.18%) OSSEC
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
2 3 (13.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) EMC
2 4 (18.18%) HP
2 4 (18.18%) LogRhythm
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
2 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
2 4 (18.18%) Splunk
2 4 (18.18%) TippingPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft