Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Change Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Change Control over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Change Control
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 117 80
Rank change year-on-year -3 -37 +35
Contract jobs citing Change Control 50 54 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.22% 1.27% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.55% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 59
Berkshire median daily rate £338 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £237 £250 £204
90th Percentile £481 £545 £500
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £16.65 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.18% -66.70% -
10th Percentile £25.70 £11.85 £47.50
90th Percentile £39.75 £22.46 £52.50
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +77.78% -37.50% -10.00%

Change Control is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3440 3473 3895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.60% 81.37% 78.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1791 1866 2150
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £227
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 130 176
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +77.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £38.45 £48.83 £44.38
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Change Control as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in Berkshire

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Change Control in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in Berkshire

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in Berkshire

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in Berkshire

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +17 24 £388 +3.33%
Bracknell +1 8 - - 1
Maidenhead -5 5 £310 -40.95%
Slough +6 2 £250 +11.11% 2
Wokingham - 2 £263 -
Newbury -6 1 £400 - 1
Change Control
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 13 (26.00%) PRINCE2
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (22.00%) Project Management
3 10 (20.00%) ITIL
3 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (20.00%) PMO
4 9 (18.00%) Finance
5 8 (16.00%) Firewall
5 8 (16.00%) Oracle
5 8 (16.00%) PMI Certification
6 7 (14.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (14.00%) SAP
6 7 (14.00%) Linux
6 7 (14.00%) Cisco
6 7 (14.00%) Migration
6 7 (14.00%) VMware
6 7 (14.00%) DevOps
6 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (14.00%) Patch Management
6 7 (14.00%) WebSphere
6 7 (14.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 6 (12.00%) QA
7 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (12.00%) Windows
7 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (12.00%) PMP

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (14.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.00%) IIS
3 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.00%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (8.00%) Maya
4 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP ERP
1 2 (4.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
2 3 (6.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Firewall
2 4 (8.00%) DNS
2 4 (8.00%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.00%) NAS
3 3 (6.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (6.00%) Billing
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
4 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) IT Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Planning Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Programme Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Programme Planning Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Accountant
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.00%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 7 (14.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.00%) EDI
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.00%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.00%) PMI
3 3 (6.00%) Learning Management System
3 3 (6.00%) SWIFT
4 2 (4.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.00%) CMDB
5 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.00%) FMCG
5 1 (2.00%) IVR
5 1 (2.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) PRINCE2
2 11 (22.00%) Project Management
3 10 (20.00%) ITIL
4 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (14.00%) DevOps
4 7 (14.00%) Migration
4 7 (14.00%) Patch Management
5 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.00%) Change Management
5 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 4 (8.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 4 (8.00%) Business Development
6 4 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (8.00%) ERP
6 4 (8.00%) Planning and Forecasting
6 4 (8.00%) Process Improvement
6 4 (8.00%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (8.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (12.00%) PMP
3 4 (8.00%) CCNA
3 4 (8.00%) CCNP
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (6.00%) MCSA
4 3 (6.00%) MCSE
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.00%) CSQA
5 2 (4.00%) SAP Certification
5 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) CIMA
6 1 (2.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) PMO
2 6 (12.00%) QA
3 3 (6.00%) GMP
3 3 (6.00%) SLA
4 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.00%) PMBOK
4 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.00%) vSphere
2 1 (2.00%) DFS Replication
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Cisco
2 7 (14.00%) SAP
2 7 (14.00%) VMware
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.00%) Amdocs
4 4 (8.00%) Citrix
4 4 (8.00%) Ericsson
4 4 (8.00%) Juniper
4 4 (8.00%) Nokia
4 4 (8.00%) Remedy
5 3 (6.00%) IBM
6 2 (4.00%) Ariba
6 2 (4.00%) Concur
6 2 (4.00%) Lumension
6 2 (4.00%) McAfee
6 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.00%) Workday
7 1 (2.00%) CyberArk
7 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow