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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 71 63 79
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing Change Control 15 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.15% 1.58% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 2.18% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 6
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£350 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £309 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £368 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £27.62
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +35.79%
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
970 871 947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.22% 72.22% 65.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 464 472
Average daily rate £338 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 49
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £28.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -38.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Change Control
North West

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (35.48%) Project Management
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
4 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
4 6 (19.35%) Windows
4 6 (19.35%) QA
5 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
5 5 (16.13%) MS Project
5 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) Citrix
5 5 (16.13%) Change Management
6 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Banking
6 4 (12.90%) Retail
6 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
6 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 3 (9.68%) High Availability
7 3 (9.68%) Statistics
7 3 (9.68%) MS Office
7 3 (9.68%) SLA
7 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma
8 2 (6.45%) Blackberry

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Project
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (3.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) WAN
1 2 (6.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) QlikView
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Local Government
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Project Manager
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Manager
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Project Officer
5 2 (6.45%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Server Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Statistics
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
3 5 (16.13%) Change Management
3 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) High Availability
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) System Testing
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Use Case
7 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VB
2 1 (3.23%) VBA
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Citrix
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Cognos
4 1 (3.23%) Juniper
4 1 (3.23%) CA
4 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.23%) Websense
4 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.23%) F5
4 1 (3.23%) Splunk