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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 82 70 76
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing Change Control 67 34 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.01% 1.52% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.14% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 26 37
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£417 £351 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.83% -3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £274 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £429 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +22.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £30.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +10.38%
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
2416 1589 2145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.60% 71.06% 69.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1605 1070 1274
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 80 148
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £11.00 £15.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £47.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +19 36 £413 +17.83% 4
Somerset -4 12 £424 +60.60%
Bristol -20 7 £406 +12.06% 8
Gloucestershire -16 4 £381 +7.39% 3
Dorset - 4 £375 -
Devon - - - - 1
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (40.00%) Finance
2 41 (31.54%) Security Cleared
3 28 (21.54%) Project Management
4 27 (20.77%) Configuration Management
5 26 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 26 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 25 (19.23%) SC Cleared
7 20 (15.38%) Change Management
8 18 (13.85%) Retail
9 17 (13.08%) MS Project
10 16 (12.31%) SAP
10 16 (12.31%) Java
10 16 (12.31%) UML
10 16 (12.31%) Banking
11 15 (11.54%) OO
11 15 (11.54%) Risk Management
12 14 (10.77%) Requirements Management
12 14 (10.77%) Rational DOORS
13 13 (10.00%) Retail Banking
13 13 (10.00%) Software Engineering
13 13 (10.00%) Programme Management
14 12 (9.23%) Requirements Analysis
14 12 (9.23%) Network Security
14 12 (9.23%) Firewall
14 12 (9.23%) SharePoint
14 12 (9.23%) OOP
15 11 (8.46%) C++
15 11 (8.46%) Cisco
15 11 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (7.69%) Business Continuity

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.31%) Apache
3 3 (2.31%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.31%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.31%) Lync
4 1 (0.77%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (13.08%) MS Project
2 10 (7.69%) MS Office
2 10 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.08%) InfoPath
4 4 (3.08%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.54%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.77%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.23%) Network Security
1 12 (9.23%) Firewall
2 10 (7.69%) WAN
3 7 (5.38%) DNS
4 6 (4.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (4.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (3.85%) SAN
6 4 (3.08%) Multicast
6 4 (3.08%) SSH
6 4 (3.08%) ATM
6 4 (3.08%) LAN
7 3 (2.31%) Internet
7 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.31%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.31%) PuTTY
7 3 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.54%) LTE
8 2 (1.54%) NetScreen
8 2 (1.54%) Wireless
9 1 (0.77%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) Ingres
2 3 (2.31%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.31%) JasperReports
2 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.77%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (10.77%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.31%) PHPUnit
3 2 (1.54%) Subversion
3 2 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 52 (40.00%) Finance
2 18 (13.85%) Retail
3 16 (12.31%) Banking
4 13 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 8 (6.15%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.08%) Military
7 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.54%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.77%) Legal
8 1 (0.77%) Billing
8 1 (0.77%) Local Government
8 1 (0.77%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 36 (27.69%) Project Manager
2 30 (23.08%) Analyst
3 14 (10.77%) Software Engineer
3 14 (10.77%) PMO Analyst
4 13 (10.00%) Programme Analyst
4 13 (10.00%) Programme Office Analyst
5 11 (8.46%) Architect
6 8 (6.15%) Developer
7 7 (5.38%) Programme Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Business Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) Network Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.85%) Consultant
9 5 (3.85%) Business Project Manager
9 5 (3.85%) Security Architect
10 4 (3.08%) Programme Office Manager
10 4 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (2.31%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.31%) HTML
1 3 (2.31%) CSS
1 3 (2.31%) JDBC
1 3 (2.31%) Web Services
1 3 (2.31%) CGI
1 3 (2.31%) Hibernate
1 3 (2.31%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 3 (2.31%) DAO
1 3 (2.31%) Laravel
2 2 (1.54%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.77%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.15%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.08%) Statistics
4 3 (2.31%) GIS
4 3 (2.31%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.31%) Clustering
5 2 (1.54%) Open Source
5 2 (1.54%) CMDB
6 1 (0.77%) EPoS
6 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.15%) Windows
1 8 (6.15%) Linux
2 7 (5.38%) UNIX
3 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.31%) Solaris
4 3 (2.31%) VMS
4 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.54%) Project Management
2 27 (20.77%) Configuration Management
3 26 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 20 (15.38%) Change Management
5 16 (12.31%) UML
6 15 (11.54%) OO
6 15 (11.54%) Risk Management
7 14 (10.77%) Requirements Management
8 13 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 13 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 12 (9.23%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (9.23%) OOP
10 11 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (7.69%) Business Continuity
11 10 (7.69%) Business Transformation
12 9 (6.92%) Information Assurance
12 9 (6.92%) Mentoring
12 9 (6.92%) Migration
13 8 (6.15%) ERP
14 7 (5.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.31%) Java
2 11 (8.46%) C++
3 8 (6.15%) C
3 8 (6.15%) SQL
4 4 (3.08%) Korn
4 4 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.08%) Perl
5 3 (2.31%) PHP
5 3 (2.31%) Delphi
5 3 (2.31%) Ada
5 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.77%) ABAP
6 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.77%) Python
6 1 (0.77%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.77%) AWK
Qualifications
1 41 (31.54%) Security Cleared
2 25 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 9 (6.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (6.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (5.38%) Degree
6 5 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.08%) CCNP
7 4 (3.08%) CCNA
8 2 (1.54%) MOS
8 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.77%) CWNA
9 1 (0.77%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.77%) RHCE
9 1 (0.77%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) SLA
1 3 (2.31%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.08%) NFS
4 3 (2.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.54%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.77%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.08%) HP NNM
2 4 (3.08%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (3.08%) OpenView
3 3 (2.31%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.31%) Puppet
4 2 (1.54%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.77%) MOM
5 1 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.31%) SAP
3 11 (8.46%) Cisco
4 10 (7.69%) McAfee
4 10 (7.69%) Oracle
5 9 (6.92%) Juniper
6 7 (5.38%) F5
7 5 (3.85%) Sophos
7 5 (3.85%) HP
7 5 (3.85%) Blue Coat
7 5 (3.85%) VMware
8 4 (3.08%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.08%) BT
9 3 (2.31%) Citrix
9 3 (2.31%) IronPort
10 2 (1.54%) Infor
10 2 (1.54%) Sun
11 1 (0.77%) Veritas
11 1 (0.77%) Serena
11 1 (0.77%) Sourcefire
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