The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Control
North West / Cheshire
Rank 46 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Change Control 3 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.61% 1.99% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 2.54% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Median daily rate £225 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.86% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £347 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £479 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.63 £32.67
% change year-on-year
-28.80% +18.22%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
387 710 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.66% 78.54% 80.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 459 331
Median daily rate £413 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 31
Median hourly rate £20.33 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Change Control as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +11 2 £210 -
Change Control
North West

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 16 (80.00%) Project Management
2 15 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
3 11 (55.00%) MS Office
4 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 10 (50.00%) MS Visio
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (45.00%) JIRA
5 9 (45.00%) Programme Management
5 9 (45.00%) Wiki
6 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (35.00%) Windows
8 6 (30.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (25.00%) Change Management
9 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
10 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 4 (20.00%) Windows Phone
10 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (20.00%) Smartphone
10 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
10 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 4 (20.00%) LAN
10 4 (20.00%) WAN
11 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Office
2 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) LAN
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) 4G
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (5.00%) GSM
2 1 (5.00%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) PMO Lead
4 1 (5.00%) PMO Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Project Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Wiki
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (20.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Project Management
2 15 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (45.00%) Programme Management
6 6 (30.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 5 (25.00%) Change Management
7 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (5.00%) ITIL
10 1 (5.00%) ITSM
10 1 (5.00%) Open Source
10 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
10 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
10 1 (5.00%) Service Management
10 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (5.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.00%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Amdocs
2 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) F5