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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 58 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Change Control 10 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.28% 1.41% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.84% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
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£400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £263 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £514 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+34.81% -15.62%
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
606 760 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 77.79% 76.77% 69.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 354 300
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 45 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.81 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.41% -2.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £58.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Warrington -11 9 £400 -33.60% 1
Chester +11 1 £110 -56.08%
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Change Control
North West

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (40.00%) Oracle
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 3 (20.00%) Local Government
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (20.00%) F5
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL V2
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
5 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (13.33%) IIS
5 2 (13.33%) SAP
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) HPUX
5 2 (13.33%) Solaris
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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%) WebLogic
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) BODI
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Transition Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 2 (13.33%) PMO Lead
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Payroll Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) EMC Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) HPUX
1 2 (13.33%) Solaris
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) CRM
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL V2
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) CAFM
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) Network Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Compuware
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Brocade
4 1 (6.67%) EMC