The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 81 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs citing Change Control 8 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.67% 1.48% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.86% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 3
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£325 £538 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.53% +70.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.85% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.72 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+11.70% -14.06%
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1007 862 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.55% 79.81% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 547 274
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £110.00 £36.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (34.38%) Waterfall
4 10 (31.25%) RAD
5 9 (28.13%) ISEB
6 8 (25.00%) Change Management
6 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 8 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (21.88%) Programme Management
8 6 (18.75%) Project Management
8 6 (18.75%) Windows
8 6 (18.75%) QA
9 5 (15.63%) Dependency Management
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
9 5 (15.63%) NHS
9 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
9 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.63%) Product Management
10 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
10 4 (12.50%) Remedy
10 4 (12.50%) SOA
10 4 (12.50%) WSDL
10 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 4 (12.50%) SOAP
10 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
11 3 (9.38%) Junos
11 3 (9.38%) Agile Project Management

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) nginx
1 1 (3.13%) Lync
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.13%) Node.js
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Route 53
1 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) MPLS
1 3 (9.38%) OSPF
1 3 (9.38%) BGP
1 3 (9.38%) RSVP
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (9.38%) Junos
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.13%) Redis
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Programme Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Programme Office Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Tester
6 3 (9.38%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Project Officer
7 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) PMO Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Telephony Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) SOAP
1 4 (12.50%) WSDL
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) NHS
3 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.38%) Open Source
5 1 (3.13%) iPad
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) Smartcard
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
5 1 (3.13%) CMDB
5 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Waterfall
3 10 (31.25%) RAD
4 8 (25.00%) Change Management
4 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Programme Management
6 6 (18.75%) Project Management
7 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
7 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.63%) Dependency Management
7 5 (15.63%) Product Management
8 4 (12.50%) SOA
8 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.38%) Migration
9 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
9 3 (9.38%) Network Design
9 3 (9.38%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) VBScript
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.13%) C++
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
2 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) ISEB
2 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (9.38%) BC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.38%) CCIE
3 3 (9.38%) CCNP
3 3 (9.38%) JNCIP
3 3 (9.38%) JNCIE
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.13%) PMP
4 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) SLA
3 1 (3.13%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) SCOM
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
1 1 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
1 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
2 4 (12.50%) Remedy
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) Juniper
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Percona