The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 46 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Change Control 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.64% 0.37% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £78.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-7.06% +35.72%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
306 148 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 71.83% 54.61% 60.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 71 154
Average daily rate £425 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £218 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 11
Average hourly rate £63.00 £70.00 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Change Control
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Change Control Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
2 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
3 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (29.41%) NHS
5 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) SAN
6 3 (17.65%) CA
6 3 (17.65%) Unicenter
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
6 3 (17.65%) Perl
6 3 (17.65%) VB
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) UNIX
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) AIX
6 3 (17.65%) HPUX
6 3 (17.65%) Solaris
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
6 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Capacity Management
6 3 (17.65%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (17.65%) Time Management
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) IT Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Environment Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) NHS
2 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) AIX
1 3 (17.65%) HPUX
1 3 (17.65%) Solaris
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
2 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Time Management
4 3 (17.65%) Capacity Management
4 3 (17.65%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) ITSM
6 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Decision Table
6 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Perl
1 3 (17.65%) VB
1 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) APMP
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Unicenter
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) HP
1 3 (17.65%) CA
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft