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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 89 78 67
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing Change Control 58 42 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.78% 1.78% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 2.55% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 43
Average daily rate
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£363 £351 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% +4.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £31.95 £31.90 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.15% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £17.18 £32.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £31.90 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -14.06%
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
2368 1645 1817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.48% 69.73% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1618 1077 1079
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 111 116
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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 +2 24 £400 +11.42% 3
Bristol -19 11 £275 -34.91%
Gloucestershire -10 8 £344 +10.88% 2
Somerset -6 5 £225 -35.80%
Dorset -1 4 £369 +5.35% 3
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (44.09%) Finance
2 40 (31.50%) Security Cleared
3 25 (19.69%) SC Cleared
4 23 (18.11%) Configuration Management
5 22 (17.32%) Microsoft
6 19 (14.96%) Change Management
7 18 (14.17%) Banking
8 17 (13.39%) Retail
8 17 (13.39%) Project Management
9 16 (12.60%) Java
9 16 (12.60%) MS Project
10 14 (11.02%) Windows
10 14 (11.02%) Linux
10 14 (11.02%) ETL
10 14 (11.02%) SAS
10 14 (11.02%) Risk Management
10 14 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (11.02%) Base SAS
10 14 (11.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 14 (11.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 13 (10.24%) Migration
11 13 (10.24%) Firewall
11 13 (10.24%) McAfee
11 13 (10.24%) SharePoint
11 13 (10.24%) PRINCE2
12 12 (9.45%) OO
12 12 (9.45%) Retail Banking
12 12 (9.45%) DV Cleared
13 11 (8.66%) Requirements Management
13 11 (8.66%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (11.02%) SAS
2 13 (10.24%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.72%) Apache
4 5 (3.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.15%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.36%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.36%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.79%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.79%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 16 (12.60%) MS Project
2 10 (7.87%) MS Office
3 5 (3.94%) MS Excel
4 4 (3.15%) InfoPath
5 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.36%) AutoCAD
5 3 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.79%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Teamcenter
1 1 (0.79%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.24%) Firewall
2 10 (7.87%) Network Security
3 9 (7.09%) DNS
4 6 (4.72%) SAN
4 6 (4.72%) SSH
4 6 (4.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (4.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (3.94%) PuTTY
5 5 (3.94%) HTTPS
6 4 (3.15%) WAN
7 3 (2.36%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.36%) ATM
7 3 (2.36%) LAN
7 3 (2.36%) Multicast
7 3 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.57%) LTE
8 2 (1.57%) NetScreen
8 2 (1.57%) Wireless
9 1 (0.79%) GGSN
9 1 (0.79%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.02%) Base SAS
1 14 (11.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 14 (11.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 6 (4.72%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (4.72%) Ingres
3 5 (3.94%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.94%) JasperReports
3 5 (3.94%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.36%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.79%) Big Data
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.79%) DB2
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (7.09%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (3.94%) PHPUnit
3 3 (2.36%) Subversion
3 3 (2.36%) Maven
3 3 (2.36%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.57%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 2 (1.57%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 56 (44.09%) Finance
2 18 (14.17%) Banking
3 17 (13.39%) Retail
4 12 (9.45%) Retail Banking
5 6 (4.72%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.57%) Military
7 1 (0.79%) Avionics
7 1 (0.79%) Billing
7 1 (0.79%) Local Government
7 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (23.62%) Analyst
2 19 (14.96%) Project Manager
3 16 (12.60%) Developer
4 14 (11.02%) PMO Analyst
5 11 (8.66%) Programme Office Analyst
5 11 (8.66%) Programme Analyst
6 10 (7.87%) Architect
7 8 (6.30%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Programme Manager
8 6 (4.72%) Programme Office Manager
8 6 (4.72%) SAS Developer
9 5 (3.94%) Security Architect
9 5 (3.94%) SAS Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Consultant
9 5 (3.94%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.94%) Administrator
9 5 (3.94%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Data Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) SAS Data Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.51%) Hibernate
2 6 (4.72%) Web Services
3 5 (3.94%) CGI
3 5 (3.94%) HTML
3 5 (3.94%) CSS
3 5 (3.94%) JDBC
3 5 (3.94%) DAO
3 5 (3.94%) Laravel
4 4 (3.15%) Middleware
5 3 (2.36%) Servlets
5 3 (2.36%) EJB
5 3 (2.36%) RESTful
5 3 (2.36%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.79%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.79%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.72%) Clustering
1 6 (4.72%) Statistics
2 5 (3.94%) N-Tier
2 5 (3.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.36%) Open Source
5 2 (1.57%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
6 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) NHS
6 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.02%) Windows
1 14 (11.02%) Linux
2 9 (7.09%) UNIX
3 8 (6.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.94%) VMS
5 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.36%) Solaris
6 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.36%) CentOS
7 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.79%) AIX
7 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.11%) Configuration Management
2 19 (14.96%) Change Management
3 17 (13.39%) Project Management
4 14 (11.02%) ETL
4 14 (11.02%) Risk Management
4 14 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (10.24%) Migration
5 13 (10.24%) PRINCE2
6 12 (9.45%) OO
7 11 (8.66%) Programme Management
7 11 (8.66%) Requirements Management
8 9 (7.09%) Business Continuity
9 8 (6.30%) UML
9 8 (6.30%) Information Assurance
10 7 (5.51%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.51%) OOP
10 7 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.51%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.72%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.60%) Java
2 10 (7.87%) C
3 8 (6.30%) C++
3 8 (6.30%) SQL
3 8 (6.30%) Bash Shell
4 6 (4.72%) Korn
4 6 (4.72%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.72%) Perl
5 5 (3.94%) PHP
6 4 (3.15%) Python
7 3 (2.36%) Ruby
8 2 (1.57%) Delphi
8 2 (1.57%) Ada
9 1 (0.79%) AWK
9 1 (0.79%) VB6
9 1 (0.79%) VB
9 1 (0.79%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 40 (31.50%) Security Cleared
2 25 (19.69%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.45%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.36%) CCNP
6 3 (2.36%) CCNA
6 3 (2.36%) Degree
7 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.57%) APMP
7 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.57%) MOS
8 1 (0.79%) CCIE
8 1 (0.79%) CWNA
8 1 (0.79%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) P3O
2 1 (0.79%) COREP
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.09%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.72%) NFS
4 5 (3.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (2.36%) vCloud
6 2 (1.57%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 8 (6.30%) Puppet
2 5 (3.94%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.36%) HP NNM
3 3 (2.36%) OpenView
3 3 (2.36%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (2.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.57%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.57%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.79%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (17.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.24%) McAfee
3 10 (7.87%) VMware
3 10 (7.87%) Cisco
4 8 (6.30%) Juniper
5 7 (5.51%) Oracle
5 7 (5.51%) F5
6 5 (3.94%) Blue Coat
6 5 (3.94%) Sophos
7 4 (3.15%) HP
8 3 (2.36%) CommVault
8 3 (2.36%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.36%) Symantec
8 3 (2.36%) BT
8 3 (2.36%) IronPort
9 2 (1.57%) SAP
10 1 (0.79%) Sun
10 1 (0.79%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.79%) IBM
10 1 (0.79%) Ariba
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