The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 3 months to 23 June 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 66 80
Rank change year-on-year -15 +14  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 7 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.69% 0.84% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.99% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Median daily rate £371 £415 £277
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.72% +49.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £120 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £446 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £370
% change year-on-year +21.21% -10.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +45.45% -8.33%  

Change Control is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 836 811 999
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.88% 84.92% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 441 517
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 25
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.66% -57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.37 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Change Control as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in Buckinghamshire

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in Buckinghamshire

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in Buckinghamshire

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
Milton Keynes -13 4 £411 +242.50%
High Wycombe +4 2 £328 -21.36%
Change Control
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
1 7 (46.67%) Programme Management
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) PMO
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) Middleware
5 3 (20.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) B2B
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (13.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 2 (13.33%) Logistics
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Support Officer
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Delivery Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) PMO Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Project Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Project Support Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Project Support Officer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Programme Management
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) B2B
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (13.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (13.33%) Logistics
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) PMO
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) BMC
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Remedy