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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 86 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Change Control 68 49 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.75% 1.59% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.18% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 18
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£325 £288 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £134 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £75.00 £50.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +194.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £28.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.35% -20.13%
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
2961 2249 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.35% 72.90% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1624 1184 847
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 124 86
Average hourly rate £37.00 £26.88 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.67% -4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.10 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Change Control Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 April 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 +8 34 £338 +23.51% 17
Cheshire -7 11 £348 +31.13% 1
Merseyside -11 8 £550 +24.64%
Lancashire +1 7 £300 +4.34% 3
Cumbria -8 4 - -
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 39 (37.86%) Project Management
2 31 (30.10%) Finance
3 30 (29.13%) PRINCE2
4 25 (24.27%) Migration
5 24 (23.30%) Programme Management
6 19 (18.45%) Oracle
7 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
7 17 (16.50%) Citrix
8 16 (15.53%) SAN
8 16 (15.53%) MS Excel
8 16 (15.53%) MS Project
9 14 (13.59%) Windows
9 14 (13.59%) ITIL
9 14 (13.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (12.62%) QA
10 13 (12.62%) Configuration Management
10 13 (12.62%) VMware
11 12 (11.65%) SharePoint
11 12 (11.65%) Security Cleared
11 12 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (10.68%) Local Government
12 11 (10.68%) MS PowerPoint
12 11 (10.68%) CRM
12 11 (10.68%) Cisco
12 11 (10.68%) Service Delivery
12 11 (10.68%) Oracle EBS
13 10 (9.71%) Firewall
13 10 (9.71%) EMC
13 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
13 10 (9.71%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 12 (11.65%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.74%) IIS
3 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.97%) Documentum
Applications
1 16 (15.53%) MS Project
1 16 (15.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (6.80%) MS Office
4 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (9.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (5.83%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 5 (4.85%) Oracle Payroll
4 5 (4.85%) Primavera
5 2 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.53%) SAN
2 10 (9.71%) Firewall
2 10 (9.71%) NAS
2 10 (9.71%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (8.74%) Wireless
3 9 (8.74%) MPLS
4 8 (7.77%) OSPF
4 8 (7.77%) BGP
4 8 (7.77%) WAN
4 8 (7.77%) iSCSI
5 7 (6.80%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (6.80%) EIGRP
5 7 (6.80%) DMZ
5 7 (6.80%) VPLS
5 7 (6.80%) Internet
6 4 (3.88%) Network Security
7 3 (2.91%) VLAN
7 3 (2.91%) VPN
8 2 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.94%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
1 10 (9.71%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.97%) BODI
3 1 (0.97%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 31 (30.10%) Finance
2 11 (10.68%) Local Government
3 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.88%) Banking
4 4 (3.88%) Retail
4 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.94%) Marketing
5 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (33.98%) Project Manager
2 17 (16.50%) Analyst
3 13 (12.62%) Consultant
4 9 (8.74%) Oracle Consultant
5 7 (6.80%) Architect
6 6 (5.83%) Technical Architect
6 6 (5.83%) PMO Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 5 (4.85%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
7 5 (4.85%) Transition Manager
7 5 (4.85%) Payroll Consultant
7 5 (4.85%) Project Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Service Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) Service Transition Manager
9 3 (2.91%) PMO Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Planning Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Data Centre Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Replication
1 8 (7.77%) Clustering
1 8 (7.77%) Celerra
2 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.88%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.94%) Handset
5 2 (1.94%) DTV
5 2 (1.94%) Life Science
5 2 (1.94%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.97%) BYOD
6 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) Economics
6 1 (0.97%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.59%) Windows
2 9 (8.74%) UNIX
2 9 (8.74%) Solaris
3 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.97%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.86%) Project Management
2 30 (29.13%) PRINCE2
3 25 (24.27%) Migration
4 24 (23.30%) Programme Management
5 14 (13.59%) ITIL
5 14 (13.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 13 (12.62%) Configuration Management
7 11 (10.68%) CRM
7 11 (10.68%) Service Delivery
8 9 (8.74%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (8.74%) Risk Management
9 8 (7.77%) Change Management
9 8 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (7.77%) Project Planning
9 8 (7.77%) Release Management
10 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.80%) Business Continuity
11 6 (5.83%) Dependency Management
12 5 (4.85%) Line Management
12 5 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.71%) SQL
2 7 (6.80%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (11.65%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.74%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.88%) CCNA
6 3 (2.91%) Degree
7 2 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.94%) NCIE
7 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.94%) MCSE
8 1 (0.97%) CCIE
8 1 (0.97%) CCNP
8 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.97%) PMP
8 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.97%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.97%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.62%) QA
2 4 (3.88%) P3O
3 1 (0.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.74%) Hyper-V
2 9 (8.74%) Terminal Services
2 9 (8.74%) Active Directory
3 8 (7.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 8 (7.77%) VMware ESX
3 8 (7.77%) XenApp
4 2 (1.94%) NFS
4 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.97%) vSphere
5 1 (0.97%) Firmware
5 1 (0.97%) XenServer
5 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.97%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (1.94%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 19 (18.45%) Oracle
2 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.50%) Citrix
3 13 (12.62%) VMware
4 11 (10.68%) Cisco
5 10 (9.71%) EMC
6 9 (8.74%) CheckPoint
7 8 (7.77%) Remedy
8 7 (6.80%) Nortel
8 7 (6.80%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.85%) SAP
10 4 (3.88%) HP
11 3 (2.91%) Avaya
12 2 (1.94%) NetApp
12 2 (1.94%) Business Objects
13 1 (0.97%) Progress
13 1 (0.97%) Compuware
13 1 (0.97%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.97%) Juniper
13 1 (0.97%) F5
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago