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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Control
Rank 120 110 92
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -18
Contract jobs citing Change Control 42 49 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.06% 1.31% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.69% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 18
Median daily rate £414 £320 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.29% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £246 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.70 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.42% +2.33%
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
3233 2893 2294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.81% 77.60% 74.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2012 1660 1207
Median daily rate £425 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 140 112
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.10 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Change Control as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire 0 15 £375 +7.91% 1
Manchester -21 13 £405 +26.56% 6
Lancashire +4 9 £425 +41.66% 1
Merseyside -7 2 £413 -13.15%
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 35 (42.17%) Project Management
2 28 (33.73%) Finance
3 17 (20.48%) PRINCE2
4 14 (16.87%) Risk Management
4 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
4 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
4 14 (16.87%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (15.66%) Configuration Management
6 11 (13.25%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
7 10 (12.05%) LAN
8 9 (10.84%) DHCP
8 9 (10.84%) VPN
8 9 (10.84%) DNS
8 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
8 9 (10.84%) SSL
8 9 (10.84%) Change Management
8 9 (10.84%) Firewall
8 9 (10.84%) IPsec
8 9 (10.84%) Network Security
8 9 (10.84%) SSH
8 9 (10.84%) VLAN
8 9 (10.84%) Palo Alto
9 8 (9.64%) Project Planning
9 8 (9.64%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (9.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (9.64%) Cisco
9 8 (9.64%) Windows

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) CICS
3 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.20%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.64%) MS Project
3 3 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.41%) MS Office
5 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.20%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) LAN
2 9 (10.84%) DHCP
2 9 (10.84%) DNS
2 9 (10.84%) Firewall
2 9 (10.84%) IPsec
2 9 (10.84%) Network Security
2 9 (10.84%) SSH
2 9 (10.84%) SSL
2 9 (10.84%) VLAN
2 9 (10.84%) VPN
3 8 (9.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.20%) 4G
4 1 (1.20%) GSM
4 1 (1.20%) Intranet
4 1 (1.20%) LTE
4 1 (1.20%) MPLS
4 1 (1.20%) UMTS
4 1 (1.20%) VoIP
4 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.41%) MySQL
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.20%) DB2
3 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.20%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) JIRA
2 2 (2.41%) Subversion
3 1 (1.20%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.20%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.20%) CocoaPods
3 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.20%) Xcode
General
1 28 (33.73%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Local Government
4 2 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Billing
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Project Manager
2 11 (13.25%) Analyst
3 8 (9.64%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (7.23%) Architect
4 6 (7.23%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (7.23%) Storage Specialist
5 5 (6.02%) IT Manager
5 5 (6.02%) Senior Manager
5 5 (6.02%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Developer
6 4 (4.82%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Junior
6 4 (4.82%) Network Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Programme Office Support
6 4 (4.82%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Junior Project Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Network Architect
7 3 (3.61%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) CSS
1 2 (2.41%) HTML
1 2 (2.41%) jQuery
1 2 (2.41%) LAMP
2 1 (1.20%) Cocoa
2 1 (1.20%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.61%) Wiki
3 1 (1.20%) Clustering
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.20%) FMCG
3 1 (1.20%) iPhone
3 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.20%) PMI
3 1 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.20%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Linux
2 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.41%) CentOS
3 2 (2.41%) openSUSE
4 1 (1.20%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.20%) MVS
4 1 (1.20%) Unix
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.17%) Project Management
2 17 (20.48%) PRINCE2
3 14 (16.87%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (16.87%) Risk Management
4 13 (15.66%) Configuration Management
4 13 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (13.25%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (10.84%) Change Management
7 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.64%) Project Planning
8 7 (8.43%) Migration
8 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (7.23%) ITIL
9 6 (7.23%) Programme Management
10 5 (6.02%) Information Security
10 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (4.82%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.82%) Project Governance
11 4 (4.82%) Resource Management
11 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.82%) C
1 4 (4.82%) Java
2 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.61%) SQL
3 2 (2.41%) Perl
3 2 (2.41%) PHP
3 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.41%) VB
4 1 (1.20%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
1 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (3.61%) Degree
4 2 (2.41%) APMP
4 2 (2.41%) CCNA
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) QA
2 3 (3.61%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.20%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.20%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.20%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Palo Alto
3 8 (9.64%) Cisco
4 6 (7.23%) Brocade
4 6 (7.23%) EMC
5 5 (6.02%) F5
5 5 (6.02%) Fortinet
6 3 (3.61%) HP
6 3 (3.61%) Remedy
7 2 (2.41%) BT
8 1 (1.20%) Amdocs
8 1 (1.20%) CA
8 1 (1.20%) Capita
8 1 (1.20%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.20%) IBM
8 1 (1.20%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.20%) Openreach
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle
8 1 (1.20%) RainStor
8 1 (1.20%) Teradata