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 3 months to 27 April 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 77 67
Rank change year-on-year +26 -10  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 5 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.89% 1.27% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.49% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £438 £371 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.08% +6.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +11.42% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.95 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +45.45% -12.53%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 464 942 862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 82.42% 85.25% 86.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 643 544
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 38
Median hourly rate £43.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.87% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 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 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 3 months to 27 April 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
Crewe - 3 - -
Knutsford - 2 £438 -
Change Control
North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) VBA
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Earned Value Management
3 3 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (28.57%) Infographics
4 2 (28.57%) Decision Tree
4 2 (28.57%) PMO
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
4 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (28.57%) Data Entry
4 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (28.57%) Back Office
4 2 (28.57%) Logistic Regression
4 2 (28.57%) Neural Network
4 2 (28.57%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning

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 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Back Office
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Implementation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Earned Value Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) Critical Path Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Data Entry
3 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (28.57%) Decision Tree
3 2 (28.57%) Infographics
3 2 (28.57%) Logistic Regression
3 2 (28.57%) Neural Network
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PMO