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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Control
England / North West
Rank 109 103 98
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Change Control 25 57 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.95% 1.47% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.81% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 22
Median daily rate £405 £413 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £303 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £486 £771
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.25 £33.90
% change year-on-year
-28.10% +12.83%

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
2151 3145 2436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.16% 80.91% 77.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1395 1912 1460
Median daily rate £400 £400 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 111 101
Median hourly rate £37.25 £37.50 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +5 12 £425 +21.42% 7
Lancashire - 8 £528 - 2
Cheshire +8 3 £225 -48.86%
Merseyside -1 1 - - 2
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 31 (48.44%) Project Management
2 26 (40.63%) Configuration Management
3 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
5 15 (23.44%) Windows
6 14 (21.88%) MS Visio
6 14 (21.88%) Cisco
6 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 14 (21.88%) Service Delivery
6 14 (21.88%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (20.31%) SC Cleared
7 13 (20.31%) Data Centre
7 13 (20.31%) Programme Management
7 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
7 13 (20.31%) MS Office
7 13 (20.31%) CheckPoint
8 12 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (17.19%) PRINCE2
10 10 (15.63%) JIRA
10 10 (15.63%) Wiki
10 10 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (14.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (14.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 9 (14.06%) F5
11 9 (14.06%) Finance
11 9 (14.06%) WAN
12 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
12 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (10.94%) LAN
14 6 (9.38%) Java

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 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (1.56%) CICS
Applications
1 14 (21.88%) MS PowerPoint
1 14 (21.88%) MS Visio
2 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
2 13 (20.31%) MS Office
3 3 (4.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) TestFlight
2 1 (1.56%) IaaS
2 1 (1.56%) PaaS
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (14.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 9 (14.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 9 (14.06%) WAN
3 7 (10.94%) LAN
4 6 (9.38%) Firewall
5 5 (7.81%) VoIP
6 3 (4.69%) SSL
7 2 (3.13%) BIG-IP
7 2 (3.13%) DHCP
7 2 (3.13%) DNS
7 2 (3.13%) Network Security
7 2 (3.13%) SNMP
7 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.56%) 4G
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.56%) GSM
8 1 (1.56%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.25%) SQLite
3 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.56%) DB2
4 1 (1.56%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.56%) MS Access
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) JIRA
2 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.25%) Android Studio
3 4 (6.25%) CocoaPods
3 4 (6.25%) Xcode
4 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.13%) Gradle
4 2 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (15.63%) Analyst
1 10 (15.63%) Delivery Manager
1 10 (15.63%) Project Manager
2 8 (12.50%) Architect
3 6 (9.38%) Developer
3 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Network Architect
4 5 (7.81%) Service Manager
4 5 (7.81%) Services Delivery Manager
4 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Android Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) iOS Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Java Applications Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Java Mobile Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) Cocoa
1 4 (6.25%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (3.13%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Data Centre
2 10 (15.63%) Wiki
3 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.25%) Blackberry
5 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.25%) iPhone
5 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.25%) Smartphone
6 3 (4.69%) PKI
6 3 (4.69%) PMI
7 2 (3.13%) IVR
8 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.56%) NHS
8 1 (1.56%) Social Media
8 1 (1.56%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Linux
3 4 (6.25%) Android
3 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.25%) Mac OS X
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Phone
4 2 (3.13%) Solaris
4 2 (3.13%) Unix
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) Project Management
2 26 (40.63%) Configuration Management
3 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.88%) Service Delivery
5 13 (20.31%) Programme Management
6 12 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (17.19%) PRINCE2
8 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.38%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 6 (9.38%) Change Management
9 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
10 5 (7.81%) ITIL
10 5 (7.81%) Migration
10 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
11 4 (6.25%) Android Development
11 4 (6.25%) Business Transformation
11 4 (6.25%) iOS Development
11 4 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (6.25%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) Java
2 4 (6.25%) Apple Swift
2 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.25%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.56%) Assembly Language
3 1 (1.56%) COBOL
3 1 (1.56%) JCL
3 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.31%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.69%) CCNP
4 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.13%) ISEB
5 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.13%) PMP
5 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.56%) APMG
6 1 (1.56%) APMP
6 1 (1.56%) Degree
6 1 (1.56%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.56%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (3.13%) XenApp
3 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) SmoothWall
2 1 (1.56%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Cisco
1 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.31%) CheckPoint
3 9 (14.06%) F5
4 3 (4.69%) Avaya
4 3 (4.69%) Clearswift
4 3 (4.69%) VMware
5 2 (3.13%) Citrix
5 2 (3.13%) Sun
6 1 (1.56%) Amdocs
6 1 (1.56%) NetApp
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
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