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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Control
Rank 126 130 102
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -28
Contract jobs citing Change Control 30 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 0.86% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.07% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 20
Median daily rate £400 £421 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.04% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £332 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £665 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
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
2838 3377 2403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.16% 80.42% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 2043 1333
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 135 108
Median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £59.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Manchester -8 15 £400 +4.23% 3
Cheshire +13 7 £333 -21.70% 3
Merseyside +6 3 £425 -5.55% 1
Lancashire +11 1 - - 1
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 33 (47.83%) Project Management
2 20 (28.99%) Finance
3 18 (26.09%) Configuration Management
4 16 (23.19%) PRINCE2
4 16 (23.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (18.84%) Risk Management
6 11 (15.94%) QA
7 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
8 9 (13.04%) ITIL
8 9 (13.04%) Cisco
8 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
8 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
9 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (11.59%) VoIP
10 7 (10.14%) MS Project
10 7 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (10.14%) Change Management
10 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
10 7 (10.14%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (8.70%) Resource Management
11 6 (8.70%) Firewall
11 6 (8.70%) Migration
11 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
11 6 (8.70%) WAN
12 5 (7.25%) SSL
12 5 (7.25%) Windows
12 5 (7.25%) CCNP
12 5 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (7.25%) Avaya

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 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.45%) CICS
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.14%) MS Project
3 4 (5.80%) MS Office
3 4 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) VoIP
2 6 (8.70%) Firewall
2 6 (8.70%) WAN
3 5 (7.25%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (7.25%) SSL
4 4 (5.80%) LAN
4 4 (5.80%) Network Security
5 2 (2.90%) BIG-IP
5 2 (2.90%) DHCP
5 2 (2.90%) DNS
5 2 (2.90%) SNMP
5 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.45%) 4G
6 1 (1.45%) GSM
6 1 (1.45%) Intranet
6 1 (1.45%) MPLS
6 1 (1.45%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) DB2
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) Android Studio
2 1 (1.45%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.45%) CocoaPods
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.45%) Xcode
General
1 20 (28.99%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.45%) Billing
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Project Manager
2 11 (15.94%) Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Programme Office Support
6 4 (5.80%) Security Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Storage Specialist
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Developer
7 3 (4.35%) HR Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Network Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Network Security Manager
7 3 (4.35%) PMO Lead
7 3 (4.35%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
1 1 (1.45%) Cocoa
1 1 (1.45%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.25%) PKI
2 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.35%) Wiki
4 2 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.90%) IVR
4 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) iPhone
5 1 (1.45%) Life Science
5 1 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Solaris
3 2 (2.90%) Unix
3 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.45%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.83%) Project Management
2 18 (26.09%) Configuration Management
3 16 (23.19%) PRINCE2
3 16 (23.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (18.84%) Risk Management
5 9 (13.04%) ITIL
5 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.14%) Change Management
7 7 (10.14%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (8.70%) Migration
8 6 (8.70%) Resource Management
9 5 (7.25%) Email Filtering
9 5 (7.25%) ITIL V3
9 5 (7.25%) Programme Management
9 5 (7.25%) Project Planning
9 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (7.25%) Web Filtering
10 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.35%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) C
2 3 (4.35%) Java
2 3 (4.35%) SQL
3 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.90%) VB
4 1 (1.45%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (7.25%) CCNP
4 5 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.35%) APMP
6 2 (2.90%) CCNA
6 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) QA
2 5 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.90%) SLA
4 1 (1.45%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (2.90%) XenApp
2 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.45%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) SmoothWall
2 4 (5.80%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.45%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Cisco
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) Avaya
3 5 (7.25%) CheckPoint
3 5 (7.25%) Clearswift
4 4 (5.80%) Brocade
4 4 (5.80%) EMC
5 3 (4.35%) BT
6 2 (2.90%) Citrix
6 2 (2.90%) HP
6 2 (2.90%) SAP
6 2 (2.90%) Sun
6 2 (2.90%) VMware
7 1 (1.45%) Amdocs
7 1 (1.45%) CA
7 1 (1.45%) IBM
7 1 (1.45%) Openreach
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle
7 1 (1.45%) Progress
7 1 (1.45%) Remedy
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