The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 61 63 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Change Control 6 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.71% 1.20% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.71% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £356 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £530 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £328
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +13.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -14.06%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
549 700 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 64.89% 70.07% 67.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 342 244
Average daily rate £400 £380 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 23
Average hourly rate £55.65 £15.38 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+261.95% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Control across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Control across the Reading region.

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Change Control
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Change Control Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Control across the Reading region.

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 4 (28.57%) MS Office
4 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (14.29%) MS Project
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Life Science
6 2 (14.29%) QA
7 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard
7 1 (7.14%) MCTS
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
4 2 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VLAN
1 1 (7.14%) MPLS
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Junior Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Junior
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Life Science
3 1 (7.14%) FMCG
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Document Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Database Security
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) MCTS
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) PMP
4 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard
2 1 (7.14%) Mitel
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco