The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 South West 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 87 69 79
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs citing Change Control 56 40 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.83% 1.88% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.66% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 43
Average daily rate
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£413 £351 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.83% -7.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £273 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £357
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -8.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Average hourly rate £34.85 £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.14% -46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £13.50 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.56 £13.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.84 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-9.76% +11.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2218 1506 2123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.55% 70.74% 69.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1479 979 1296
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 66 127
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.64% -49.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Change Control
England

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 July 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 29 July 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 29 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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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 +8 29 £413 +17.83% 3
Bristol -23 10 £349 -0.35% 6
Gloucestershire -20 2 £381 -12.35%
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 52 (37.68%) Finance
2 39 (28.26%) Microsoft
3 38 (27.54%) Project Management
4 36 (26.09%) Security Cleared
5 35 (25.36%) PRINCE2
6 33 (23.91%) Change Management
7 31 (22.46%) MS Project
8 27 (19.57%) Retail
9 21 (15.22%) Banking
9 21 (15.22%) SAP
9 21 (15.22%) UML
9 21 (15.22%) Configuration Management
10 18 (13.04%) MS Excel
10 18 (13.04%) Retail Banking
11 17 (12.32%) SC Cleared
12 14 (10.14%) DV Cleared
12 14 (10.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 14 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (8.70%) Risk Management
13 12 (8.70%) MS Office
13 12 (8.70%) Network Security
13 12 (8.70%) Business Transformation
14 11 (7.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 11 (7.97%) SharePoint
14 11 (7.97%) Firewall
15 10 (7.25%) Java
15 10 (7.25%) Cisco
15 10 (7.25%) Software Engineering
15 10 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (7.25%) Rational DOORS

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (7.97%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.90%) MS Project Server
4 3 (2.17%) Lync
4 3 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.72%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 31 (22.46%) MS Project
2 18 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 12 (8.70%) MS Office
4 8 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.90%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.45%) SAP Business One
3 2 (1.45%) Summit
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.70%) Network Security
2 11 (7.97%) Firewall
3 8 (5.80%) WAN
4 6 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (2.90%) Intranet
6 3 (2.17%) Internet
6 3 (2.17%) DNS
6 3 (2.17%) ATM
6 3 (2.17%) LAN
6 3 (2.17%) Multicast
6 3 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.45%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.45%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.72%) SAN
8 1 (0.72%) DMZ
8 1 (0.72%) DHCP
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.72%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 10 (7.25%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (3.62%) Subversion
3 4 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (0.72%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 52 (37.68%) Finance
2 27 (19.57%) Retail
3 21 (15.22%) Banking
4 18 (13.04%) Retail Banking
5 9 (6.52%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.35%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.90%) Advertising
8 3 (2.17%) Military
9 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.72%) Legal
9 1 (0.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (26.81%) Project Manager
1 37 (26.81%) Analyst
2 20 (14.49%) PMO Analyst
3 19 (13.77%) Architect
4 16 (11.59%) Programme Office Analyst
4 16 (11.59%) Programme Analyst
5 10 (7.25%) Software Engineer
6 8 (5.80%) Developer
6 8 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.35%) Business Manager
8 5 (3.62%) Security Architect
8 5 (3.62%) Senior Manager
8 5 (3.62%) Business Project Manager
8 5 (3.62%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (3.62%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (2.90%) Systems Developer
9 4 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (2.90%) Consultant
9 4 (2.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.17%) .NET
2 2 (1.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (0.72%) JSON
3 1 (0.72%) REST
3 1 (0.72%) Itk
3 1 (0.72%) J2EE
3 1 (0.72%) EJB
3 1 (0.72%) Servlets
3 1 (0.72%) SOAP
3 1 (0.72%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.72%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.07%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.35%) GIS
3 3 (2.17%) Statistics
4 2 (1.45%) CMDB
4 2 (1.45%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.45%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.72%) EPoS
5 1 (0.72%) NHS
5 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.72%) iPhone
5 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.35%) Windows
2 4 (2.90%) UNIX
3 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.17%) Solaris
3 3 (2.17%) Linux
4 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.54%) Project Management
2 35 (25.36%) PRINCE2
3 33 (23.91%) Change Management
4 21 (15.22%) Configuration Management
4 21 (15.22%) UML
5 14 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 12 (8.70%) Business Transformation
7 10 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.25%) Software Engineering
8 9 (6.52%) Programme Management
8 9 (6.52%) OOP
8 9 (6.52%) OO
8 9 (6.52%) SOA
8 9 (6.52%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (5.80%) ERP
10 6 (4.35%) Data Modelling
10 6 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.35%) Requirements Management
11 5 (3.62%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.25%) Java
2 7 (5.07%) C++
3 6 (4.35%) SQL
4 4 (2.90%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.17%) C
6 1 (0.72%) ABAP
6 1 (0.72%) Ada
6 1 (0.72%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.72%) Delphi
6 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.32%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.14%) DV Cleared
3 14 (10.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (7.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (4.35%) Degree
6 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.90%) CCNP
7 4 (2.90%) MCTS
8 3 (2.17%) CCNA
9 1 (0.72%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) SLA
2 2 (1.45%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.45%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.72%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.17%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (3.62%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.17%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.17%) HP NNM
2 3 (2.17%) OpenView
2 3 (2.17%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.72%) MOM
4 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.22%) SAP
3 10 (7.25%) Cisco
4 9 (6.52%) Oracle
4 9 (6.52%) McAfee
5 8 (5.80%) Juniper
6 7 (5.07%) F5
7 5 (3.62%) Blue Coat
7 5 (3.62%) Sophos
8 4 (2.90%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.17%) HP
9 3 (2.17%) Citrix
9 3 (2.17%) BT
9 3 (2.17%) IronPort
10 2 (1.45%) Infor
10 2 (1.45%) Sun
11 1 (0.72%) Informatica
11 1 (0.72%) Novell
11 1 (0.72%) Veritas
11 1 (0.72%) VMware
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