The first table below looks at the demand for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 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 Cheshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 57 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Change Control 9 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.12% 3.13% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 4.19% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 10
Average daily rate
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£260 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £134 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £341 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £357
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -8.26%
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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
581 573 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 72.35% 74.71% 62.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 242 301
Average daily rate £390 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 27
Average hourly rate £34.00 £39.00 £37.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.65 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Change Control
North West

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Change Control
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Change Control Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Chester +2 2 - -
Knutsford +2 2 - - 1
Alderley Edge - - - -
Change Control
North West

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (63.16%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Banking
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
6 4 (21.05%) Quality Management
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (21.05%) Release Management
7 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
7 3 (15.79%) Web Development
7 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
7 3 (15.79%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) Product Management
7 3 (15.79%) SCCM
7 3 (15.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (15.79%) Firewall
7 3 (15.79%) Wireless
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (15.79%) Symantec
7 3 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (15.79%) CA
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) VB
7 3 (15.79%) MS Project
7 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.79%) VPN

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.53%) PMO Lead
2 2 (10.53%) Junior
2 2 (10.53%) Junior Project Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) PMO Manager
3 1 (5.26%) PMO Assistant
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
3 4 (21.05%) Quality Management
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) Release Management
4 3 (15.79%) Web Development
4 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Product Management
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) VB
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PMP
1 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (15.79%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) CA
2 3 (15.79%) Symantec
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
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