The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 81 72 69
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Change Control 64 39 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.06% 1.75% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 2.47% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 41
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£413 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.72% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £360
% change year-on-year
+12.02% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.25% -46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £13.50 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £13.50 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +35.72%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2220 1579 2179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.38% 70.74% 68.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1478 1039 1299
Average daily rate £380 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 69 156
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.23 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.48% -44.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £8.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Change Control
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Change Control Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Change Control
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Change Control Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 20 August 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +5 31 £413 +17.83% 4
Somerset 0 14 £424 +64.98% 3
Bristol -24 11 £413 +10.00% 11
Gloucestershire -25 3 £381 -12.35% 2
Dorset +3 2 - - 2
Devon - - - - 1
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 56 (41.18%) Finance
2 40 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 36 (26.47%) Project Management
4 32 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 29 (21.32%) PRINCE2
6 25 (18.38%) Configuration Management
7 24 (17.65%) SC Cleared
8 22 (16.18%) Change Management
8 22 (16.18%) SAP
9 21 (15.44%) Retail
10 20 (14.71%) MS Project
11 18 (13.24%) UML
11 18 (13.24%) Banking
12 16 (11.76%) Retail Banking
13 15 (11.03%) MS Excel
13 15 (11.03%) SharePoint
14 14 (10.29%) Java
15 13 (9.56%) Network Security
15 13 (9.56%) Rational DOORS
15 13 (9.56%) Requirements Management
16 12 (8.82%) OO
16 12 (8.82%) Software Engineering
16 12 (8.82%) Firewall
16 12 (8.82%) Business Transformation
17 11 (8.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 11 (8.09%) Requirements Analysis
17 11 (8.09%) OOP
17 11 (8.09%) MS Office
17 11 (8.09%) Cisco
18 10 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 15 (11.03%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.21%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.21%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.21%) Lync
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.74%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.74%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (14.71%) MS Project
2 15 (11.03%) MS Excel
3 11 (8.09%) MS Office
4 5 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.68%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.94%) AutoCAD
5 4 (2.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.47%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.74%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.74%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.56%) Network Security
2 12 (8.82%) Firewall
3 9 (6.62%) WAN
4 6 (4.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (4.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (3.68%) DNS
6 4 (2.94%) Multicast
6 4 (2.94%) ATM
6 4 (2.94%) LAN
7 3 (2.21%) SAN
7 3 (2.21%) Internet
7 3 (2.21%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.47%) NetScreen
8 2 (1.47%) Wireless
8 2 (1.47%) SSH
9 1 (0.74%) Intranet
9 1 (0.74%) 802.11
9 1 (0.74%) DMZ
9 1 (0.74%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.47%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (1.47%) Ingres
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.74%) JasperReports
2 1 (0.74%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (9.56%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (3.68%) Subversion
3 4 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (0.74%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.74%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 56 (41.18%) Finance
2 21 (15.44%) Retail
3 18 (13.24%) Banking
4 16 (11.76%) Retail Banking
5 7 (5.15%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.94%) Military
7 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.47%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.74%) Local Government
9 1 (0.74%) Legal
9 1 (0.74%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 41 (30.15%) Project Manager
2 35 (25.74%) Analyst
3 17 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
4 14 (10.29%) Programme Office Analyst
4 14 (10.29%) Programme Analyst
5 13 (9.56%) Software Engineer
6 12 (8.82%) Architect
7 9 (6.62%) Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) Network Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Senior Manager
8 6 (4.41%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (4.41%) Business Manager
9 5 (3.68%) Security Architect
9 5 (3.68%) Business Project Manager
9 5 (3.68%) IT Project Manager
9 5 (3.68%) Consultant
10 4 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (2.94%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.94%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.21%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (1.47%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.47%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.74%) DAO
3 1 (0.74%) Spring
3 1 (0.74%) JSON
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.74%) CGI
3 1 (0.74%) HTML
3 1 (0.74%) EJB
3 1 (0.74%) CSS
3 1 (0.74%) JDBC
3 1 (0.74%) Servlets
3 1 (0.74%) SOAP
3 1 (0.74%) Web Services
3 1 (0.74%) .NET
3 1 (0.74%) J2EE
3 1 (0.74%) Itk
3 1 (0.74%) REST
3 1 (0.74%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.62%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.41%) GIS
3 4 (2.94%) Statistics
4 2 (1.47%) Open Source
4 2 (1.47%) CMDB
4 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.74%) Clustering
5 1 (0.74%) EPoS
5 1 (0.74%) NHS
5 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.74%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.62%) Windows
2 6 (4.41%) UNIX
2 6 (4.41%) Linux
3 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.21%) Solaris
4 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.74%) VMS
6 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.47%) Project Management
2 29 (21.32%) PRINCE2
3 25 (18.38%) Configuration Management
4 22 (16.18%) Change Management
5 18 (13.24%) UML
6 13 (9.56%) Requirements Management
7 12 (8.82%) OO
7 12 (8.82%) Software Engineering
7 12 (8.82%) Business Transformation
8 11 (8.09%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (8.09%) OOP
9 10 (7.35%) Risk Management
9 10 (7.35%) Programme Management
10 9 (6.62%) Business Continuity
11 8 (5.88%) Information Assurance
11 8 (5.88%) ERP
12 7 (5.15%) Migration
12 7 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (4.41%) Network Management
13 6 (4.41%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.29%) Java
2 10 (7.35%) C++
3 7 (5.15%) SQL
4 5 (3.68%) C
5 3 (2.21%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.47%) Korn
6 2 (1.47%) Perl
6 2 (1.47%) Delphi
6 2 (1.47%) Ada
7 1 (0.74%) AWK
7 1 (0.74%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.74%) Python
7 1 (0.74%) PHP
7 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.74%) ABAP
7 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 24 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (6.62%) DV Cleared
6 8 (5.88%) Degree
7 5 (3.68%) CCNP
7 5 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.94%) CCNA
9 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.47%) MOS
11 1 (0.74%) MCTS
11 1 (0.74%) CWNA
11 1 (0.74%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.74%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.21%) SLA
1 3 (2.21%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.74%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.21%) ProxySG
2 3 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.47%) NFS
4 1 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.74%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.94%) OpenView
2 4 (2.94%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (2.94%) HP NNM
3 3 (2.21%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.47%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.74%) MOM
5 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.18%) SAP
3 11 (8.09%) Cisco
4 10 (7.35%) Oracle
5 9 (6.62%) McAfee
6 8 (5.88%) Juniper
7 7 (5.15%) F5
8 5 (3.68%) Blue Coat
8 5 (3.68%) Sophos
9 4 (2.94%) HP
9 4 (2.94%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.94%) BT
10 3 (2.21%) VMware
10 3 (2.21%) Citrix
10 3 (2.21%) IronPort
11 2 (1.47%) Infor
11 2 (1.47%) Sun
12 1 (0.74%) Sourcefire
12 1 (0.74%) Serena
12 1 (0.74%) Websense
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