The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 58 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Contract jobs citing Change Control 9 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.29% 1.42% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 2.10% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Average daily rate
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£550 £400 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +56.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £30.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +10.38%
Change Control
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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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
535 238 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 76.76% 67.42% 65.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 124 140
Average daily rate £355 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 25 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +80.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.80 £7.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.03 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Durham - 8 - -
Tyne and Wear -41 1 £550 +37.50% 1
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (60.00%) HP
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (53.33%) Firewall
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (53.33%) MCSE
4 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (46.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (46.67%) Veritas
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (46.67%) IIS
5 7 (46.67%) Clustering
5 7 (46.67%) NetBackup
5 7 (46.67%) Citrix
6 6 (40.00%) Time Management
6 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
7 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (20.00%) AIX
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) JBoss
7 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
7 3 (20.00%) UNIX

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 7 (46.67%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (13.33%) FileNet
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Open Workbench
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Build Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX Support
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Support
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (46.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) AIX
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (40.00%) Time Management
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) MCSE
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) HP
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) Veritas
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) Informatica
4 3 (20.00%) JBoss
4 3 (20.00%) Siebel
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
5 2 (13.33%) Sun
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Axway