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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Control
Rank 127 113 91
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -22
Contract jobs citing Change Control 36 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.96% 0.98% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.27% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 15
Median daily rate £413 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £314 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £475 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.70 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
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
3041 2840 2333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.07% 76.92% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1919 1679 1251
Median daily rate £415 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 124 97
Median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +18.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.08 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -12 17 £400 +21.21% 8
Cheshire -5 7 £269 -22.58% 2
Lancashire 0 5 £431 +23.21% 2
Merseyside -5 3 £413 -13.15% 2
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (42.31%) Project Management
2 28 (35.90%) Finance
3 17 (21.79%) PRINCE2
3 17 (21.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (19.23%) Risk Management
5 14 (17.95%) Configuration Management
6 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
6 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
7 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
8 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
8 9 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (10.26%) Cisco
9 8 (10.26%) Change Management
10 7 (8.97%) Firewall
10 7 (8.97%) Migration
10 7 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (8.97%) ITIL
10 7 (8.97%) SSL
10 7 (8.97%) MS Project
10 7 (8.97%) Network Security
10 7 (8.97%) QA
10 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 6 (7.69%) Project Planning
11 6 (7.69%) Brocade
11 6 (7.69%) Windows
11 6 (7.69%) LAN
11 6 (7.69%) EMC

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 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.28%) CICS
3 1 (1.28%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.97%) MS Project
3 3 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.56%) MS Office
5 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) Firewall
1 7 (8.97%) Network Security
1 7 (8.97%) SSL
2 6 (7.69%) LAN
3 5 (6.41%) DHCP
3 5 (6.41%) DNS
3 5 (6.41%) IPsec
3 5 (6.41%) SSH
3 5 (6.41%) VLAN
3 5 (6.41%) VPN
4 4 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.85%) VoIP
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.28%) 4G
7 1 (1.28%) GSM
7 1 (1.28%) Intranet
7 1 (1.28%) LTE
7 1 (1.28%) MPLS
7 1 (1.28%) UMTS
7 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.28%) DB2
3 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.28%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.28%) Android Studio
2 1 (1.28%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.28%) CocoaPods
2 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.28%) Xcode
General
1 28 (35.90%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Banking
2 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Billing
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Project Manager
2 13 (16.67%) Analyst
3 8 (10.26%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (7.69%) Storage Specialist
5 5 (6.41%) Architect
5 5 (6.41%) Senior Manager
5 5 (6.41%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Programme Office Support
6 4 (5.13%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Desktop Manager
7 3 (3.85%) HR Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (3.85%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Network Architect
7 3 (3.85%) Programme Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) .NET
1 1 (1.28%) Cocoa
1 1 (1.28%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.85%) Wiki
3 2 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.56%) PKI
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.28%) FMCG
4 1 (1.28%) iPhone
4 1 (1.28%) Life Science
4 1 (1.28%) PMI
4 1 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.28%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.28%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) Project Management
2 17 (21.79%) PRINCE2
2 17 (21.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (19.23%) Risk Management
4 14 (17.95%) Configuration Management
5 9 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (10.26%) Change Management
7 7 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.97%) ITIL
7 7 (8.97%) Migration
7 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 6 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.13%) Quality Management
9 4 (5.13%) Resource Management
10 3 (3.85%) Budget Control
10 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (3.85%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) C
2 4 (5.13%) Java
3 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.56%) SQL
3 2 (2.56%) VB
4 1 (1.28%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
1 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.56%) APMP
5 2 (2.56%) CCNA
5 2 (2.56%) CCNP
5 2 (2.56%) Degree
5 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.28%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.56%) SmoothWall
3 1 (1.28%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.28%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.26%) Cisco
3 6 (7.69%) Brocade
3 6 (7.69%) EMC
4 5 (6.41%) Palo Alto
5 3 (3.85%) BT
5 3 (3.85%) F5
5 3 (3.85%) Fortinet
5 3 (3.85%) HP
5 3 (3.85%) Remedy
6 2 (2.56%) Avaya
6 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.56%) Clearswift
6 2 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (1.28%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.28%) Niku
7 1 (1.28%) Openreach
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle
7 1 (1.28%) Progress
7 1 (1.28%) RainStor