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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 62 35 60
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +25
Contract jobs citing Change Control 5 42 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.63% 4.50% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 5.92% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 11
Average daily rate
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£610 £320 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.62% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £164 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £403 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-7.06% +35.72%
Change Control
North West

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
585 709 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 74.05% 75.91% 65.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 339 337
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £464 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 26
Average hourly rate £31.50 £31.56 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -23.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.90 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
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 16 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 2 - - 2
Knutsford - - - - 2
Macclesfield - - - -
Change Control
North West

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Banking
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Release Management
4 4 (26.67%) Quality Management
5 3 (20.00%) CA
5 3 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Symantec
5 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) VB
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
5 3 (20.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 3 (20.00%) SCCM
5 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) Wireless
5 3 (20.00%) Product Management
5 3 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) PMO Lead
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Manager
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Assistant
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) Junior
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Quality Management
2 4 (26.67%) Release Management
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Product Management
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Service Continuity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) VB
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PMP
1 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (20.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
1 3 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) CA
2 3 (20.00%) Symantec
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Brocade