The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 89 98 123
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +25
Contract jobs citing Change Control 48 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.50% 1.20% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.62% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+307.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £27.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+37.03% -15.62%
Change Control
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2365 2035 2019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.79% 73.92% 65.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 1012 1020
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 109 83
Average hourly rate £28.00 £22.88 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.40% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.67 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Change Control
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Change Control Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Manchester +8 27 £320 -0.77% 8
Merseyside - 6 £180 - 2
Lancashire -22 5 £710 +136.66% 2
Cheshire -12 4 £413 +10.00% 2
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 18 (21.95%) Migration
1 18 (21.95%) Citrix
2 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.73%) Finance
3 16 (19.51%) Service Delivery
3 16 (19.51%) Project Management
4 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
4 12 (14.63%) Windows
5 11 (13.41%) ITIL
5 11 (13.41%) Terminal Services
6 10 (12.20%) Cisco
6 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
6 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (10.98%) Configuration Management
7 9 (10.98%) PRINCE2
7 9 (10.98%) UNIX
7 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
7 9 (10.98%) EMC
7 9 (10.98%) WAN
8 8 (9.76%) SharePoint
8 8 (9.76%) SAN
8 8 (9.76%) Solaris
8 8 (9.76%) IIS
8 8 (9.76%) VMware
8 8 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (9.76%) NAS
9 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
9 7 (8.54%) Replication
9 7 (8.54%) Change Management
10 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (9.76%) SharePoint
1 8 (9.76%) IIS
2 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.44%) Documentum
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.22%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS Project
2 4 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.44%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (2.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) WAN
2 8 (9.76%) SAN
2 8 (9.76%) NAS
3 6 (7.32%) iSCSI
3 6 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (6.10%) MPLS
5 3 (3.66%) VPN
6 2 (2.44%) Intranet
7 1 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.22%) VoIP
7 1 (1.22%) DNS
7 1 (1.22%) DHCP
7 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.44%) BODI
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.44%) Cognos Report Studio
General
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Retail
3 2 (2.44%) Publishing
3 2 (2.44%) Local Government
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Analyst
2 15 (18.29%) Project Manager
3 10 (12.20%) Senior Manager
3 10 (12.20%) Senior Project Manager
4 9 (10.98%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Telephony Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Server Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) PMO Lead
8 3 (3.66%) Project Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Programme Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Change Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.44%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.54%) Replication
3 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.32%) Clustering
3 6 (7.32%) Celerra
4 5 (6.10%) Streaming Media
4 5 (6.10%) NHS
5 4 (4.88%) Life Science
6 2 (2.44%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.44%) EMC Centera
6 2 (2.44%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.44%) Statistics
6 2 (2.44%) iPad
6 2 (2.44%) Symmetrix DMX
6 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.22%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Windows
2 9 (10.98%) UNIX
3 8 (9.76%) Solaris
4 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.44%) HPUX
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.22%) AIX
6 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) Migration
2 16 (19.51%) Service Delivery
2 16 (19.51%) Project Management
3 11 (13.41%) ITIL
4 9 (10.98%) Configuration Management
4 9 (10.98%) PRINCE2
5 7 (8.54%) Change Management
6 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.10%) Time Management
7 5 (6.10%) Release Management
7 5 (6.10%) WFM
7 5 (6.10%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.88%) Service Management
8 4 (4.88%) Data Modelling
8 4 (4.88%) Wealth Management
8 4 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (3.66%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (3.66%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) SQL
2 2 (2.44%) C#
2 2 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (1.22%) Perl
3 1 (1.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) Degree
4 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.22%) Basel II
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.41%) Terminal Services
3 8 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.32%) VMware ESX
4 6 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (2.44%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Citrix
2 17 (20.73%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.20%) Cisco
4 9 (10.98%) EMC
5 8 (9.76%) VMware
6 6 (7.32%) Oracle
7 5 (6.10%) Avaya
7 5 (6.10%) Remedy
7 5 (6.10%) Nortel
7 5 (6.10%) BT
8 4 (4.88%) SAP
9 3 (3.66%) F5
10 2 (2.44%) Primavera
10 2 (2.44%) HP
10 2 (2.44%) Compuware
10 2 (2.44%) NetApp
10 2 (2.44%) Business Objects
10 2 (2.44%) Cognos
10 2 (2.44%) Progress
11 1 (1.22%) Brocade
Manchester, Lancashire
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago