The first table below looks at the demand for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 50 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing Change Control 19 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.15% 0.58% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 0.81% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.76% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £157 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £325 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £360
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.84 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-9.76% +11.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
670 495 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.71% 72.26% 67.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 265 210
Average daily rate £370 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £258 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 17
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Change Control
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Change Control Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Oracle
3 9 (31.03%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (24.14%) ERP
4 7 (24.14%) Java
4 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (24.14%) Middleware
4 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
5 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (20.69%) VMware
5 6 (20.69%) iSCSI
5 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
5 6 (20.69%) NetApp
5 6 (20.69%) Finance
5 6 (20.69%) NFS
5 6 (20.69%) HP
5 6 (20.69%) ITIL
6 5 (17.24%) Linux
6 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
7 4 (13.79%) Project Management
7 4 (13.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (13.79%) Business Objects
7 4 (13.79%) Windows
7 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
7 4 (13.79%) CentOS
7 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
8 3 (10.34%) BIG-IP
8 3 (10.34%) F5
8 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (10.34%) ETL

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Project
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) iSCSI
2 3 (10.34%) BIG-IP
3 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) SDH
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) French Language
2 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Technical Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Support
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Change Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Office Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) LAMP
2 1 (3.45%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
2 4 (13.79%) CentOS
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ERP
1 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.34%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.45%) BDD
6 1 (3.45%) Network Management
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) APMP
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) CCDP
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CCSA
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (20.69%) NFS
2 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) Postfix
4 1 (3.45%) Sendmail
4 1 (3.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Oracle
3 6 (20.69%) HP
3 6 (20.69%) NetApp
3 6 (20.69%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) Business Objects
5 3 (10.34%) F5
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) SAP
7 1 (3.45%) Cognos
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) Teradata