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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Control
England / North West
Rank 102 117 91
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Contract jobs citing Change Control 37 41 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.41% 1.09% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.32% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 20
Median daily rate £350 £375 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -17.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £269 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £427 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.71 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%

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
2157 3105 2662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.17% 82.21% 77.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1865 1521
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 142 114
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £15.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £49.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +14 21 £350 - 1
Lancashire +22 11 £525 +23.52% 3
Cheshire +16 3 £225 -16.66% 3
Merseyside -2 2 £350 - 2
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 34 (49.28%) Project Management
2 24 (34.78%) Configuration Management
3 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
5 15 (21.74%) Windows
6 14 (20.29%) MS Visio
6 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (20.29%) Programme Management
6 14 (20.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
7 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
8 12 (17.39%) PRINCE2
9 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
9 11 (15.94%) MS Office
9 11 (15.94%) Cisco
9 11 (15.94%) CheckPoint
9 11 (15.94%) Service Delivery
9 11 (15.94%) Data Centre
9 11 (15.94%) PMO
10 10 (14.49%) Finance
10 10 (14.49%) F5
10 10 (14.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (14.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 10 (14.49%) JIRA
10 10 (14.49%) Wiki
11 8 (11.59%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
11 8 (11.59%) Forum Sentry
12 7 (10.14%) Change Management
12 7 (10.14%) Cybersecurity

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 (2.90%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) CICS
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (20.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 14 (20.29%) MS Visio
2 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.94%) MS Office
3 4 (5.80%) MS Project
4 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) TestFlight
2 2 (2.90%) PaaS
3 1 (1.45%) IaaS
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 10 (14.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 8 (11.59%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (5.80%) LAN
3 4 (5.80%) WAN
4 2 (2.90%) Firewall
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.80%) SQLite
3 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) DB2
4 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.45%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.45%) MS Access
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) JIRA
2 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.80%) Android Studio
3 4 (5.80%) CocoaPods
3 4 (5.80%) Xcode
4 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.90%) Gradle
4 2 (2.90%) Selenium
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Marketing
4 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.90%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Back Office
6 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Analyst
2 10 (14.49%) Delivery Manager
2 10 (14.49%) Project Manager
3 8 (11.59%) Architect
4 6 (8.70%) Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Network Architect
5 5 (7.25%) Service Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Applications Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) CRM Business Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Java Applications Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) Cocoa
1 4 (5.80%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (2.90%) Hibernate
2 2 (2.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.49%) Wiki
3 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.25%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (5.80%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.80%) iPhone
5 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.80%) Smartphone
6 3 (4.35%) PMI
7 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.45%) NHS
7 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.45%) Social Media
7 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.45%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Android
2 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.80%) Mac OS X
2 4 (5.80%) Windows Phone
3 3 (4.35%) Linux
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Unix
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) Project Management
2 24 (34.78%) Configuration Management
3 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.29%) Programme Management
4 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (17.39%) PRINCE2
6 11 (15.94%) Service Delivery
7 7 (10.14%) Change Management
7 7 (10.14%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (8.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.70%) Security Operations
9 5 (7.25%) Business Transformation
9 5 (7.25%) CRM
9 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
9 5 (7.25%) Process Improvement
9 5 (7.25%) Process Management
10 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) Java
2 4 (5.80%) Apple Swift
2 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.80%) Objective-C
3 2 (2.90%) VBA
4 1 (1.45%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.45%) COBOL
4 1 (1.45%) JCL
4 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.80%) ISEB
5 3 (4.35%) Degree
5 3 (4.35%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.90%) PMP
6 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.45%) APMG
7 1 (1.45%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) PMO
2 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.45%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (1.45%) Ansible
2 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) CheckPoint
2 11 (15.94%) Cisco
3 10 (14.49%) F5
4 2 (2.90%) VMware
5 1 (1.45%) HP
5 1 (1.45%) NetApp
5 1 (1.45%) Polycom
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
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