The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 32 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Change Control 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.66% 2.02% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.79% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £371 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.91% +12.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.92 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+23.34% -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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
214 179 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 71.10% 72.47% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 102 93
Average daily rate £350 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) Crossbeam
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (66.67%) F5
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
3 4 (44.44%) Solaris
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) Dell
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Sun
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) DAB
4 3 (33.33%) MS Project
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) tcpdump
5 2 (22.22%) Network Management
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Project
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 4 (44.44%) DAB
3 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) tcpdump
3 2 (22.22%) SMS
3 2 (22.22%) TACACS
3 2 (22.22%) Nortel Alteon
3 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Business Objects Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) WAP
2 1 (11.11%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 4 (44.44%) Solaris
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) Fault Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCSP
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) CCSA
1 2 (22.22%) CCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) OpenView
1 2 (22.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 6 (66.67%) Crossbeam
1 6 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (44.44%) Dell
2 4 (44.44%) Sun
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
3 2 (22.22%) Nortel
3 2 (22.22%) Radware
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) SAP