Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 18 January 2018 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 70 88
Rank change year-on-year -5 +18 -2
Contract jobs citing Change Control 14 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.11% 1.54% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.81% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 11
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £291 £140 £365
90th Percentile £460 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £383 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +19.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £20.63 -
North West median hourly rate £16.73 £20.63 -
% change year-on-year -18.88% - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,048 1,106 1,681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.37% 85.14% 82.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 800 1,125
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +12.51%
10th Percentile £258 £235 £270
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 56
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.66 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.36% +10.64% -5.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £38.47 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £24.43 £32.50
% change year-on-year -11.17% -24.83% +75.41%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in Cheshire

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in Cheshire

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in Cheshire

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in Cheshire

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Chester - 2 £413 -
Crewe - 1 £335 -
Knutsford - 1 - - 2
Nantwich - 1 - -
Change Control
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 8 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 7 (50.00%) Workflow
2 7 (50.00%) VBA
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (42.86%) Demand Forecasting
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Line Management
6 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (7.14%) VMware
7 1 (7.14%) Amdocs
7 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (7.14%) Service Design
7 1 (7.14%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (7.14%) GDPR
7 1 (7.14%) PMO
7 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
7 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (7.14%) Coaching
7 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 1 (7.14%) Infographics
7 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) FTP
1 1 (7.14%) GSM
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) LTE
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Planning Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Resource Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Resource Planning Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) GDPR Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Project Controller
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Controller
3 1 (7.14%) Service Planning Manager
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (50.00%) Workflow
3 6 (42.86%) Demand Forecasting
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Line Management
5 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.14%) Coaching
6 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (7.14%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (7.14%) Infographics
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.14%) Service Design
6 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Amdocs
2 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
2 1 (7.14%) Mapinfo
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) VMware