The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 35 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing Change Control 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.09% 1.64% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 2.61% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£550 £441 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.64% +47.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £28.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.35% -20.13%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
261 115 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 68.32% 62.84% 72.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 68 90
Average daily rate £400 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £275 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
Liverpool -10 1 £550 +24.64%
Wirral - 1 - -
Change Control
North West

Change Control
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (61.54%) SharePoint
2 7 (53.85%) Remedy
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) MS Office
3 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
4 4 (30.77%) Smartphone
4 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (15.38%) Release Management
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
7 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (7.69%) Product Management
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Dependency Management
7 1 (7.69%) BYOD
7 1 (7.69%) QA

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (61.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Project Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Product Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Dependency Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Remedy
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint