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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Control
Rank 132 105 96
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -9
Contract jobs citing Change Control 25 51 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 1.23% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.55% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 24
Median daily rate £425 £439 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.13% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £316 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £728
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.63 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.38 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-31.89% +6.26%
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
2636 3292 2535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.90% 79.34% 77.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1768 1993 1510
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 129 107
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.46 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +21 14 £450 +2.27% 1
Manchester -17 8 £373 -9.69% 4
Merseyside -2 2 - - 1
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 24 (41.38%) Configuration Management
2 23 (39.66%) Project Management
3 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (27.59%) Service Delivery
5 14 (24.14%) Windows
5 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
6 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
7 12 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (20.69%) MS Office
7 12 (20.69%) MS Visio
8 11 (18.97%) Cisco
9 10 (17.24%) CheckPoint
9 10 (17.24%) Programme Management
9 10 (17.24%) JIRA
9 10 (17.24%) Wiki
10 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
10 9 (15.52%) Finance
10 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (15.52%) WAN
11 8 (13.79%) ITIL
11 8 (13.79%) Management Information System
11 8 (13.79%) Firewall
11 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
12 7 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
12 7 (12.07%) LAN
12 7 (12.07%) VoIP
13 6 (10.34%) Linux
13 6 (10.34%) Active Directory

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 2 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 12 (20.69%) MS Office
2 12 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (20.69%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.72%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) TestFlight
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) PaaS
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) WAN
2 8 (13.79%) Firewall
3 7 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (12.07%) LAN
3 7 (12.07%) VoIP
4 5 (8.62%) SSL
5 4 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (6.90%) Network Security
6 2 (3.45%) BIG-IP
6 2 (3.45%) DHCP
6 2 (3.45%) DNS
6 2 (3.45%) SNMP
6 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.72%) 4G
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.72%) GSM
7 1 (1.72%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.45%) SQLite
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) JIRA
2 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.45%) Android Studio
3 2 (3.45%) CocoaPods
3 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.45%) Gradle
3 2 (3.45%) Selenium
3 2 (3.45%) Xcode
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.45%) Banking
2 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.45%) Retail
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Analyst
1 11 (18.97%) Project Manager
2 10 (17.24%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (8.62%) Developer
3 5 (8.62%) Service Manager
3 5 (8.62%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (6.90%) Architect
4 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
4 4 (6.90%) Network Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Security Manager
4 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) ICT Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Network Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Network Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) Cocoa
1 2 (3.45%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
1 2 (3.45%) Spring
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Wiki
2 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.62%) PKI
4 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
4 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.90%) Smartphone
5 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.45%) iPhone
6 2 (3.45%) IVR
6 2 (3.45%) NHS
7 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.72%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Phone
4 2 (3.45%) Android
4 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.45%) Solaris
4 2 (3.45%) Unix
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Configuration Management
2 23 (39.66%) Project Management
3 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (27.59%) Service Delivery
5 10 (17.24%) Programme Management
6 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (13.79%) ITIL
8 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
9 6 (10.34%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.62%) Change Management
10 5 (8.62%) Email Filtering
10 5 (8.62%) ITIL V3
10 5 (8.62%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (8.62%) Problem Management
10 5 (8.62%) Resource Management
10 5 (8.62%) Web Filtering
11 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
12 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (3.45%) Apple Swift
2 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.72%) C
3 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.62%) CCNP
3 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.72%) APMP
6 1 (1.72%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.72%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 5 (8.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (3.45%) XenApp
3 2 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) SmoothWall
2 1 (1.72%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.97%) Cisco
3 10 (17.24%) CheckPoint
4 5 (8.62%) Avaya
4 5 (8.62%) Clearswift
5 4 (6.90%) F5
6 3 (5.17%) VMware
7 2 (3.45%) Citrix
7 2 (3.45%) Sun
8 1 (1.72%) Amdocs
8 1 (1.72%) BT
8 1 (1.72%) NetApp
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle
8 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.72%) SAP