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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 84 78 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Change Control 56 44 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.78% 1.77% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.47% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 45
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£438 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £268 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £724 £437 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.90 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.10% -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -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
2272 1784 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.29% 71.65% 70.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1533 1145 1116
Average daily rate £413 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 99 100
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.81% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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
Somerset +18 18 £675 - 3
Wiltshire +1 12 £400 +7.96% 2
Gloucestershire -14 9 £500 +58.73% 1
Bristol -13 7 £235 -44.37% 8
Dorset -3 4 £363 +3.57%
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 52 (40.31%) Finance
2 51 (39.53%) Security Cleared
3 37 (28.68%) SC Cleared
4 30 (23.26%) Retail
4 30 (23.26%) PRINCE2
4 30 (23.26%) Microsoft
5 23 (17.83%) ITIL
6 22 (17.05%) UML
7 21 (16.28%) Configuration Management
8 20 (15.50%) Project Management
9 16 (12.40%) MS Project
9 16 (12.40%) Banking
9 16 (12.40%) Risk Management
9 16 (12.40%) Manufacturing
9 16 (12.40%) Change Management
10 15 (11.63%) Information Security
10 15 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (11.63%) ISO 9000
10 15 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (10.85%) Base SAS
11 14 (10.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 14 (10.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 14 (10.85%) Web Services
11 14 (10.85%) Java
11 14 (10.85%) Windows
11 14 (10.85%) ETL
11 14 (10.85%) SAS
11 14 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (10.08%) Management Information System
12 13 (10.08%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (10.85%) SAS
2 10 (7.75%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.20%) CMS
4 6 (4.65%) Apache
5 3 (2.33%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.33%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.78%) JCAPS
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.78%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (12.40%) MS Project
2 10 (7.75%) MS Office
3 6 (4.65%) MS Excel
4 4 (3.10%) InfoPath
5 3 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.78%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.78%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Teamcenter
1 1 (0.78%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.43%) SAN
1 7 (5.43%) DNS
2 6 (4.65%) SSH
2 6 (4.65%) Firewall
3 5 (3.88%) PuTTY
3 5 (3.88%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.33%) WAN
5 2 (1.55%) Wireless
5 2 (1.55%) LAN
5 2 (1.55%) LTE
6 1 (0.78%) Network Security
6 1 (0.78%) GGSN
6 1 (0.78%) SGSN
6 1 (0.78%) Multicast
6 1 (0.78%) 802.11
6 1 (0.78%) HTTP
6 1 (0.78%) PPP
6 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.78%) VPN
6 1 (0.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.85%) Base SAS
1 14 (10.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 14 (10.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 6 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (4.65%) Ingres
3 5 (3.88%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.88%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.88%) JasperReports
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.78%) Big Data
7 1 (0.78%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.78%) MS Access
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (3.88%) PHPUnit
3 3 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.33%) Subversion
3 3 (2.33%) Maven
4 2 (1.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 2 (1.55%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
General
1 52 (40.31%) Finance
2 30 (23.26%) Retail
3 16 (12.40%) Banking
3 16 (12.40%) Manufacturing
4 10 (7.75%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.55%) Military
6 2 (1.55%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.78%) Avionics
7 1 (0.78%) Automotive
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Billing
7 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (18.60%) Analyst
2 22 (17.05%) Architect
3 19 (14.73%) Project Manager
4 17 (13.18%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (10.85%) Developer
6 12 (9.30%) PMO Analyst
7 9 (6.98%) Programme Analyst
7 9 (6.98%) Programme Office Analyst
8 8 (6.20%) Programme Manager
9 6 (4.65%) SAS Developer
9 6 (4.65%) Programme Office Manager
9 6 (4.65%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.88%) SAS Data Analyst
10 5 (3.88%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.88%) Data Analyst
10 5 (3.88%) SAS Analyst
10 5 (3.88%) Project Support Officer
10 5 (3.88%) Project Officer
11 4 (3.10%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.10%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.85%) Web Services
2 9 (6.98%) .NET
2 9 (6.98%) .NET Framework
3 8 (6.20%) Hibernate
4 6 (4.65%) Middleware
5 5 (3.88%) Laravel
5 5 (3.88%) CGI
5 5 (3.88%) HTML
5 5 (3.88%) CSS
5 5 (3.88%) JDBC
5 5 (3.88%) DAO
6 4 (3.10%) EJB
7 3 (2.33%) RESTful
7 3 (2.33%) Servlets
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.78%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (0.78%) JMS
8 1 (0.78%) J2EE
8 1 (0.78%) JSP
8 1 (0.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.08%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.98%) GIS
3 7 (5.43%) Clustering
4 5 (3.88%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.88%) Statistics
5 3 (2.33%) Open Source
6 2 (1.55%) NHS
6 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.55%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.78%) Informatics
7 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.78%) User Experience
7 1 (0.78%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.85%) Windows
2 12 (9.30%) Linux
3 8 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.43%) UNIX
5 5 (3.88%) VMS
6 3 (2.33%) CentOS
7 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.78%) Android
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.78%) AIX
8 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.26%) PRINCE2
2 23 (17.83%) ITIL
3 22 (17.05%) UML
4 21 (16.28%) Configuration Management
5 20 (15.50%) Project Management
6 16 (12.40%) Risk Management
6 16 (12.40%) Change Management
7 15 (11.63%) Information Security
7 15 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (10.85%) ETL
8 14 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (10.08%) Migration
10 12 (9.30%) Requirements Management
11 11 (8.53%) Programme Management
12 10 (7.75%) CRM
12 10 (7.75%) SOA
13 9 (6.98%) Information Assurance
13 9 (6.98%) OO
13 9 (6.98%) Workflow
14 8 (6.20%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.85%) Java
2 11 (8.53%) C
3 9 (6.98%) SQL
3 9 (6.98%) VB
4 8 (6.20%) C#
4 8 (6.20%) Bash Shell
5 7 (5.43%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.65%) Korn
6 6 (4.65%) Perl
7 5 (3.88%) PHP
7 5 (3.88%) C++
8 4 (3.10%) Python
9 3 (2.33%) Ruby
10 2 (1.55%) Delphi
10 2 (1.55%) Ada
11 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.78%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.78%) COBOL
11 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.78%) AWK
Qualifications
1 51 (39.53%) Security Cleared
2 37 (28.68%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.30%) DV Cleared
4 10 (7.75%) ISEB
5 6 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (3.10%) Degree
7 3 (2.33%) APMP
7 3 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.55%) MOS
8 2 (1.55%) CCNP
8 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.78%) CCNA
9 1 (0.78%) CCIE
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.78%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.78%) MCP
9 1 (0.78%) CWNA
9 1 (0.78%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.63%) ISO 9000
1 15 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.10%) QA
3 3 (2.33%) SLA
4 1 (0.78%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.78%) P3O
4 1 (0.78%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.78%) COREP
System Software
1 12 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.53%) Active Directory
3 6 (4.65%) NFS
4 5 (3.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (2.33%) vCloud
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.78%) XenApp
6 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.20%) Puppet
2 5 (3.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.78%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.78%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.78%) OpenView
4 1 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.78%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 30 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.30%) VMware
3 10 (7.75%) SAP
4 8 (6.20%) Oracle
5 5 (3.88%) Symantec
5 5 (3.88%) McAfee
6 4 (3.10%) Cisco
6 4 (3.10%) CommVault
6 4 (3.10%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.55%) HP
7 2 (1.55%) IBM
8 1 (0.78%) Ariba
8 1 (0.78%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.78%) Sun
8 1 (0.78%) EMC
8 1 (0.78%) Citrix
8 1 (0.78%) Juniper
8 1 (0.78%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.78%) BT
8 1 (0.78%) Serena
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