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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Control
Rank 82 94 80
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing Change Control 58 57 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.06% 1.72% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 2.26% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 47
Median daily rate £363 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £288 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £27.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £42.50 £39.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +14.28%
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
2216 2525 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.53% 76.31% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1481 1678 1690
Median daily rate £375 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 138 85
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £27.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £41.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Change Control as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +2 19 £411 -17.75% 1
Gloucestershire +7 15 £238 -47.22%
Wiltshire +11 11 £275 -26.17% 4
Devon - 6 £388 - 1
Somerset +14 4 £379 -15.83% 1
Dorset +2 1 - - 1
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 34 (33.66%) Finance
2 30 (29.70%) Risk Management
3 29 (28.71%) Project Management
3 29 (28.71%) PRINCE2
4 26 (25.74%) Security Cleared
5 23 (22.77%) ITIL
6 18 (17.82%) DV Cleared
7 17 (16.83%) Requirements Management
7 17 (16.83%) C
7 17 (16.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (15.84%) SQL
8 16 (15.84%) Programme Management
9 15 (14.85%) Document Management
9 15 (14.85%) Information Assurance
10 13 (12.87%) CheckPoint
11 12 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (11.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 11 (10.89%) HTML
12 11 (10.89%) CSS
12 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
13 10 (9.90%) SLA
13 10 (9.90%) JavaScript
13 10 (9.90%) Dependency Management
13 10 (9.90%) Programme Governance
14 9 (8.91%) Product Management
14 9 (8.91%) Firewall
14 9 (8.91%) PL/SQL
14 9 (8.91%) Oracle
15 8 (7.92%) Siebel
15 8 (7.92%) Telecoms

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.98%) Apache
2 2 (1.98%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.99%) IIS
3 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.99%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Project
2 5 (4.95%) MS Office
3 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.99%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.99%) assyst
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.99%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.99%) Maximo
2 1 (0.99%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) Firewall
2 7 (6.93%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.94%) Ethernet
4 5 (4.95%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (3.96%) BGP
5 4 (3.96%) EIGRP
5 4 (3.96%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 4 (3.96%) Network Security
5 4 (3.96%) PuTTY
5 4 (3.96%) SSH
5 4 (3.96%) Telnet
5 4 (3.96%) WebEx
6 3 (2.97%) Internet
7 2 (1.98%) VoIP
7 2 (1.98%) WAN
8 1 (0.99%) DHCP
8 1 (0.99%) DNS
8 1 (0.99%) FTP
8 1 (0.99%) Intranet
8 1 (0.99%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.99%) DB2
3 1 (0.99%) Essbase
3 1 (0.99%) Hyperion Smart View
3 1 (0.99%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (0.99%) MySQL
3 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.99%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.99%) NCrunch
3 1 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.99%) PVCS
3 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (33.66%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.97%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.97%) Military
4 2 (1.98%) Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Law
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (19.80%) Analyst
2 14 (13.86%) Project Officer
3 11 (10.89%) Project Manager
4 10 (9.90%) Programme Manager
4 10 (9.90%) Support Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) Project Support Officer
5 8 (7.92%) Support Officer
6 7 (6.93%) PMO Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) Siebel Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) Siebel Support Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Project Control Officer
8 4 (3.96%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) IT Manager
8 4 (3.96%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (3.96%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) PMO Manager
9 3 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.89%) CSS
1 11 (10.89%) HTML
2 6 (5.94%) jQuery
3 5 (4.95%) HTML5
3 5 (4.95%) XML
4 4 (3.96%) OCX
5 3 (2.97%) .NET
5 3 (2.97%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.98%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.98%) JSP
7 1 (0.99%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.99%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.99%) MDX
7 1 (0.99%) Middleware
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.99%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.99%) WCF
7 1 (0.99%) Web Services
7 1 (0.99%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) NHS
2 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.96%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.99%) CAN bus
5 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.99%) Informatics
5 1 (0.99%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.94%) Linux
1 6 (5.94%) Windows
2 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.98%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) AIX
3 1 (0.99%) Solaris
3 1 (0.99%) SUSE
3 1 (0.99%) Unix
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.70%) Risk Management
2 29 (28.71%) PRINCE2
2 29 (28.71%) Project Management
3 23 (22.77%) ITIL
4 17 (16.83%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (16.83%) Requirements Management
5 16 (15.84%) Programme Management
6 15 (14.85%) Document Management
6 15 (14.85%) Information Assurance
7 12 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (9.90%) Dependency Management
8 10 (9.90%) Programme Governance
9 9 (8.91%) Product Management
10 8 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (7.92%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (6.93%) CRM
11 7 (6.93%) Incident Management
11 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (5.94%) OO
12 6 (5.94%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.83%) C
2 16 (15.84%) SQL
3 10 (9.90%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.91%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.94%) C#
6 4 (3.96%) Java
7 3 (2.97%) C++
8 2 (1.98%) Ada
9 1 (0.99%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (25.74%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.82%) DV Cleared
3 12 (11.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.95%) Siebel Certification
6 4 (3.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (3.96%) CCNP
6 4 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.96%) Degree
6 4 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.97%) CCIE
7 3 (2.97%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (0.99%) CCSA
8 1 (0.99%) CCSE
8 1 (0.99%) HND
8 1 (0.99%) MCP
8 1 (0.99%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.90%) SLA
2 5 (4.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.99%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.99%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.99%) QA
4 1 (0.99%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.96%) ACF2
2 4 (3.96%) RACF
3 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.98%) vSphere
4 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.99%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) zSecure
2 2 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.98%) SCCM
3 1 (0.99%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.99%) Control-M
3 1 (0.99%) DameWare
3 1 (0.99%) Nagios
3 1 (0.99%) SCOM
3 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (12.87%) CheckPoint
2 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.91%) Oracle
4 8 (7.92%) Siebel
5 7 (6.93%) Cisco
6 4 (3.96%) CA
7 3 (2.97%) VMware
8 2 (1.98%) Citrix
8 2 (1.98%) HP
8 2 (1.98%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.99%) CommVault
9 1 (0.99%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.99%) Meru Networks
9 1 (0.99%) Mitel
9 1 (0.99%) Northgate
9 1 (0.99%) Serena
9 1 (0.99%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.99%) Unisys