The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 69 64 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Change Control 23 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.64% 1.40% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.90% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 2
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£313 £330 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +41.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £223 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £504 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -14.06%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1002 843 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.37% 73.75% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 449 443
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £477 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £48.70 £87.50
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 Manchester

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

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Change Control
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Change Control Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 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
Altrincham - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Change Control
North West

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (45.95%) Citrix
2 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) Migration
3 11 (29.73%) Terminal Services
3 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
4 9 (24.32%) Windows
4 9 (24.32%) Project Management
5 8 (21.62%) Finance
5 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
6 7 (18.92%) WAN
6 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
7 6 (16.22%) Replication
7 6 (16.22%) VMware
7 6 (16.22%) VMware ESX
7 6 (16.22%) Clustering
7 6 (16.22%) EMC
7 6 (16.22%) SAN
7 6 (16.22%) IIS
7 6 (16.22%) SQL
7 6 (16.22%) Solaris
7 6 (16.22%) UNIX
7 6 (16.22%) Celerra
7 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
7 6 (16.22%) NAS
7 6 (16.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 6 (16.22%) iSCSI
7 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (16.22%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (13.51%) Streaming Media
8 5 (13.51%) WFM

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (16.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
3 2 (5.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (5.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) WAN
2 6 (16.22%) SAN
2 6 (16.22%) iSCSI
2 6 (16.22%) NAS
2 6 (16.22%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (13.51%) MPLS
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Project Manager
1 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Telephony Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Server Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Applications Support
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.41%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (5.41%) Project Officer
5 2 (5.41%) Server Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Cognos BI Developer
6 1 (2.70%) PMO Lead
6 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Replication
1 6 (16.22%) Clustering
1 6 (16.22%) Celerra
2 5 (13.51%) Streaming Media
3 4 (10.81%) Life Science
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.41%) iPad
5 2 (5.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Solaris
2 6 (16.22%) UNIX
3 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Migration
2 9 (24.32%) Project Management
3 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.51%) WFM
5 4 (10.81%) Wealth Management
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) Change Management
6 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
6 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.41%) Line Management
7 2 (5.41%) Coaching
7 2 (5.41%) People Management
7 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (5.41%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
1 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) Terminal Services
3 6 (16.22%) VMware ESX
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Citrix
2 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) EMC
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 5 (13.51%) Avaya
4 5 (13.51%) BT
4 5 (13.51%) Nortel
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) Cognos
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Mitel