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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 103 91 89
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Change Control 48 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.33% 1.38% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.92% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 16
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£320 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £130 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £355 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £60.00 £50.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.40 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
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
2770 2245 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.67% 72.28% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1604 1179 849
Average daily rate £393 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 113 86
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.16 £12.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -3 18 £320 +23.55% 15
Lancashire +8 8 £300 +9.09%
Merseyside -5 7 £475 +48.43% 2
Cheshire -13 7 £348 +36.27% 4
Cumbria -4 5 £345 - 3
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 43 (40.95%) Project Management
2 34 (32.38%) Finance
3 32 (30.48%) PRINCE2
4 26 (24.76%) Programme Management
5 23 (21.90%) Migration
6 20 (19.05%) Data Centre
7 18 (17.14%) Oracle
7 18 (17.14%) SAN
8 17 (16.19%) MS Project
8 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
9 15 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 15 (14.29%) Citrix
10 13 (12.38%) Configuration Management
10 13 (12.38%) Cisco
10 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
10 13 (12.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (12.38%) QA
11 12 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
11 12 (11.43%) ITIL
11 12 (11.43%) EMC
12 11 (10.48%) Windows
12 11 (10.48%) CRM
12 11 (10.48%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (10.48%) Firewall
12 11 (10.48%) VMware
12 11 (10.48%) Local Government
12 11 (10.48%) NAS
13 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
13 10 (9.52%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (16.19%) MS Project
2 15 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 12 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (6.67%) MS Office
5 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
1 10 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (5.71%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 5 (4.76%) Primavera
3 5 (4.76%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.14%) SAN
2 11 (10.48%) Firewall
2 11 (10.48%) NAS
3 10 (9.52%) MPLS
4 9 (8.57%) Wireless
4 9 (8.57%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (7.62%) WAN
5 8 (7.62%) OSPF
5 8 (7.62%) BGP
5 8 (7.62%) EIGRP
6 7 (6.67%) Internet
6 7 (6.67%) DMZ
6 7 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (6.67%) iSCSI
6 7 (6.67%) VPLS
7 5 (4.76%) Network Security
8 4 (3.81%) VLAN
8 4 (3.81%) VPN
9 3 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.90%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (7.62%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.95%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.95%) JIRA
General
1 34 (32.38%) Finance
2 11 (10.48%) Local Government
3 7 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.67%) Banking
4 4 (3.81%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.90%) Marketing
5 2 (1.90%) Electronics
5 2 (1.90%) Publishing
5 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (36.19%) Project Manager
2 14 (13.33%) Analyst
2 14 (13.33%) Consultant
3 9 (8.57%) Oracle Consultant
4 7 (6.67%) Architect
4 7 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (5.71%) Transition Manager
5 6 (5.71%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 6 (5.71%) Technical Architect
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
6 5 (4.76%) Payroll Consultant
7 4 (3.81%) Service Transition Manager
7 4 (3.81%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (3.81%) Service Manager
7 4 (3.81%) Network Support
8 3 (2.86%) Project Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Network Administrator
8 3 (2.86%) Network Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Administrator
8 3 (2.86%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.67%) Replication
2 7 (6.67%) Clustering
2 7 (6.67%) Celerra
3 4 (3.81%) Smartphone
3 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) Life Science
5 2 (1.90%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.90%) Symmetrix DMX
5 2 (1.90%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.90%) EMC Centera
5 2 (1.90%) Handset
5 2 (1.90%) PMI
5 2 (1.90%) DTV
6 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.95%) BYOD
6 1 (0.95%) Economics
6 1 (0.95%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.48%) Windows
2 7 (6.67%) Solaris
2 7 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.95%) Project Management
2 32 (30.48%) PRINCE2
3 26 (24.76%) Programme Management
4 23 (21.90%) Migration
5 13 (12.38%) Configuration Management
5 13 (12.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 12 (11.43%) ITIL
7 11 (10.48%) CRM
7 11 (10.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 9 (8.57%) Risk Management
9 9 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (8.57%) Project Planning
10 8 (7.62%) Business Continuity
11 6 (5.71%) Document Management
11 6 (5.71%) Dependency Management
12 5 (4.76%) PRINCE
12 5 (4.76%) Change Management
12 5 (4.76%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.52%) SQL
2 7 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.81%) CCNA
6 3 (2.86%) CCNP
6 3 (2.86%) Degree
7 2 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.90%) NCIE
7 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.90%) MCSE
8 1 (0.95%) CCIE
8 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.95%) PMP
8 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.95%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.95%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.38%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) P3O
3 1 (0.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.95%) FATCA
System Software
1 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.62%) Hyper-V
2 8 (7.62%) XenApp
3 7 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 7 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 7 (6.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (2.86%) Firmware
5 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.90%) NFS
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.95%) XenServer
6 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.95%) vSphere
6 1 (0.95%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (1.90%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.95%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.95%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.95%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (17.14%) Oracle
2 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
3 15 (14.29%) Citrix
4 13 (12.38%) Cisco
5 12 (11.43%) EMC
6 11 (10.48%) VMware
7 9 (8.57%) CheckPoint
8 7 (6.67%) Nortel
8 7 (6.67%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.76%) NetApp
10 4 (3.81%) Remedy
10 4 (3.81%) HP
11 3 (2.86%) SAP
11 3 (2.86%) Avaya
12 2 (1.90%) Business Objects
13 1 (0.95%) Progress
13 1 (0.95%) IBM
13 1 (0.95%) Juniper
13 1 (0.95%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.95%) Amdocs
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