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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 69 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Change Control 3 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 1.10% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.51% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £475 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +39.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £371 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.91% +14.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.43 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -15.38%
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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
620 729 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.45% 72.97% 71.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 376 211
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 18
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -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
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 27 February 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 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) MS Project
5 2 (16.67%) Life Science
6 1 (8.33%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard
6 1 (8.33%) VLAN
6 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Mitel
6 1 (8.33%) Document Management
6 1 (8.33%) VMware

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) VLAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Junior
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Lead
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Life Science
3 1 (8.33%) FMCG
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (8.33%) PMP
4 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Mitel
2 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco