The first table below looks at the demand for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Somerset region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 42 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing Change Control 9 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.54% 1.60% 5.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 2.42% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -42.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £250 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £250 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.02% -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.93 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.84 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-9.76% +17.18%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
296 124 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 83.62% 65.96% 71.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 72 58
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £10.20 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.16 £19.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Change Control
South West

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Change Control
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Change Control Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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Last Year
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Average Daily Rate
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Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
2 18 (40.91%) UML
3 17 (38.64%) SAP
4 16 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 15 (34.09%) Project Management
6 13 (29.55%) Configuration Management
6 13 (29.55%) Finance
7 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
7 10 (22.73%) Business Transformation
8 9 (20.45%) Rational DOORS
8 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
8 9 (20.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (20.45%) OOP
8 9 (20.45%) OO
8 9 (20.45%) Java
9 7 (15.91%) C++
9 7 (15.91%) SOA
9 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
9 7 (15.91%) Retail
9 7 (15.91%) DV Cleared
10 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (13.64%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (13.64%) GIS
10 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 6 (13.64%) Oracle
11 5 (11.36%) MS Office
11 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
11 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (11.36%) ERP

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Office
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.55%) Summit
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (9.09%) Subversion
2 4 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
2 7 (15.91%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Project Manager
2 11 (25.00%) Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Software Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Architect
5 6 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.36%) Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Business Manager
7 4 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
7 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Systems Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (6.82%) C++ Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Transformation Project Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Business Transformation Manager
9 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) SOAP
1 1 (2.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) GIS
2 2 (4.55%) CMDB
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) UML
2 16 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 15 (34.09%) Project Management
4 13 (29.55%) Configuration Management
5 10 (22.73%) Business Transformation
6 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
6 9 (20.45%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (20.45%) OOP
6 9 (20.45%) OO
7 7 (15.91%) SOA
8 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.36%) ERP
9 5 (11.36%) Requirements Management
10 4 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
10 4 (9.09%) QMS
10 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
10 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (9.09%) CRM
10 4 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) Java
2 7 (15.91%) C++
3 3 (6.82%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) Delphi
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) Ada
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (15.91%) DV Cleared
5 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.55%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) SAP
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
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