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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 118 91 92
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +1
Contract jobs citing Change Control 36 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 1.43% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.96% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 10
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£350 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £245 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.70 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -25.67%
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
2844 2249 1784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.51% 73.21% 72.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1693 1194 875
Average daily rate £388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 98 84
Average hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.23 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 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
Manchester -6 18 £350 +9.80% 12
Merseyside -11 6 £475 -
Cheshire -20 5 £348 +31.13% 3
Cumbria - 3 £350 - 3
Lancashire -3 2 £350 +7.69%
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 41 (37.96%) Project Management
2 36 (33.33%) Finance
3 32 (29.63%) PRINCE2
4 26 (24.07%) Programme Management
5 22 (20.37%) Migration
6 19 (17.59%) SAN
6 19 (17.59%) Data Centre
7 18 (16.67%) MS Project
7 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 15 (13.89%) Oracle
8 15 (13.89%) MS Excel
8 15 (13.89%) Citrix
8 15 (13.89%) Configuration Management
9 14 (12.96%) Cisco
10 13 (12.04%) SharePoint
10 13 (12.04%) EMC
10 13 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (12.04%) QA
10 13 (12.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 12 (11.11%) Security Cleared
11 12 (11.11%) NAS
11 12 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
12 11 (10.19%) VMware
12 11 (10.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (10.19%) Firewall
12 11 (10.19%) Windows
13 10 (9.26%) ITIL
13 10 (9.26%) Risk Management
13 10 (9.26%) Banking
13 10 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 13 (12.04%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.48%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (16.67%) MS Project
2 15 (13.89%) MS Excel
3 12 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (7.41%) MS Office
5 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (6.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.70%) Primavera
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 2 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.59%) SAN
2 12 (11.11%) NAS
3 11 (10.19%) Firewall
4 9 (8.33%) Wireless
4 9 (8.33%) MPLS
4 9 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (7.41%) OSPF
5 8 (7.41%) BGP
5 8 (7.41%) EIGRP
5 8 (7.41%) WAN
6 7 (6.48%) DMZ
6 7 (6.48%) Internet
6 7 (6.48%) VPLS
6 7 (6.48%) iSCSI
6 7 (6.48%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (4.63%) Network Security
8 4 (3.70%) VPN
9 3 (2.78%) VLAN
9 3 (2.78%) Intranet
9 3 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.93%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) HP UFT
1 2 (1.85%) Selenium
2 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 36 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (9.26%) Banking
3 8 (7.41%) Local Government
4 7 (6.48%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.70%) Retail
6 3 (2.78%) Publishing
7 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.85%) Electronics
7 2 (1.85%) Marketing
8 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (38.89%) Project Manager
2 18 (16.67%) Analyst
3 11 (10.19%) Consultant
4 7 (6.48%) Architect
4 7 (6.48%) Oracle Consultant
4 7 (6.48%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (5.56%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 6 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 4 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 4 (3.70%) Network Support
6 4 (3.70%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
6 4 (3.70%) Payroll Consultant
7 3 (2.78%) Storage Analyst
7 3 (2.78%) Data Centre Manager
7 3 (2.78%) Transition Manager
7 3 (2.78%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 3 (2.78%) PMO Manager
7 3 (2.78%) Planning Manager
7 3 (2.78%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (2.78%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.48%) EMC VNX
2 7 (6.48%) Replication
2 7 (6.48%) Clustering
2 7 (6.48%) Celerra
3 4 (3.70%) Smartphone
3 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.78%) Symmetrix DMX
4 3 (2.78%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.78%) EMC Centera
4 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.85%) Handset
5 2 (1.85%) PMI
5 2 (1.85%) DTV
5 2 (1.85%) Life Science
5 2 (1.85%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.93%) Derivative
6 1 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.19%) Windows
2 7 (6.48%) Solaris
2 7 (6.48%) UNIX
3 2 (1.85%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.96%) Project Management
2 32 (29.63%) PRINCE2
3 26 (24.07%) Programme Management
4 22 (20.37%) Migration
5 15 (13.89%) Configuration Management
6 13 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (12.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 11 (10.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (9.26%) Risk Management
8 10 (9.26%) ITIL
9 9 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (8.33%) Business Continuity
10 8 (7.41%) CRM
10 8 (7.41%) Document Management
10 8 (7.41%) Project Planning
11 7 (6.48%) Service Delivery
11 7 (6.48%) Line Management
12 6 (5.56%) Dependency Management
13 5 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (4.63%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.48%) C
1 7 (6.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.78%) CCNP
4 3 (2.78%) CCNA
4 3 (2.78%) Degree
5 2 (1.85%) MCSE
5 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.85%) NCIE
5 2 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.93%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.93%) JNCIE
6 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PMP
6 1 (0.93%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.04%) QA
2 4 (3.70%) P3O
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.93%) FATCA
System Software
1 10 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 8 (7.41%) XenApp
3 7 (6.48%) Terminal Services
3 7 (6.48%) VMware ESX
3 7 (6.48%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 4 (3.70%) Firmware
5 2 (1.85%) NFS
5 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.93%) vSphere
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.93%) Xen
6 1 (0.93%) XenServer
6 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (1.85%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.93%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.89%) Oracle
2 15 (13.89%) Citrix
3 14 (12.96%) Cisco
4 13 (12.04%) EMC
5 11 (10.19%) VMware
6 9 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 7 (6.48%) Nortel
7 7 (6.48%) SolarWinds
8 6 (5.56%) HP
8 6 (5.56%) NetApp
9 4 (3.70%) Remedy
9 4 (3.70%) SAP
10 3 (2.78%) Avaya
11 2 (1.85%) Business Objects
12 1 (0.93%) IBM
12 1 (0.93%) Juniper
12 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.93%) Amdocs
12 1 (0.93%) Civica
Cumbria
Quindell Resourcing
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Quindell Resourcing
Rate: Depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago