The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 24 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 49 67
Rank change year-on-year +2 +18  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 12 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.92% 1.52% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.92% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £253 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £415 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £328 £375
% change year-on-year +22.13% -12.66%  
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 505 520 706
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 80.93% 78.79% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 272 361
Median daily rate £425 £425 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 59
Median hourly rate £17.77 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.92% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in Hertfordshire

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in Hertfordshire

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in Hertfordshire

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Watford +3 9 £350 -
Welwyn Garden City +5 2 £550 +33.33%
Hitchin - 1 £350 -
Change Control
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 8 (44.44%) Project Management
2 7 (38.89%) Quality Management
2 7 (38.89%) Change Management
2 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
2 7 (38.89%) ERP
2 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (33.33%) QMS
3 6 (33.33%) Line Management
3 6 (33.33%) Contingency Planning
4 5 (27.78%) PMO
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (11.11%) F5
7 2 (11.11%) GPG13
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (11.11%) CyberArk
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
7 2 (11.11%) Presales
7 2 (11.11%) Business Process Analysis

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Local Government
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 3 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Project Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) EPoS Manager
4 1 (5.56%) EPoS Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) WCF
1 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Project Management
2 7 (38.89%) Change Management
2 7 (38.89%) ERP
2 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
2 7 (38.89%) Quality Management
2 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (33.33%) Contingency Planning
3 6 (33.33%) Line Management
3 6 (33.33%) QMS
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) BPR
5 2 (11.11%) Compliance Audit
5 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.11%) Presales
5 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.11%) CCDP
4 2 (11.11%) CCIE
4 2 (11.11%) CCNP
4 2 (11.11%) CCSE
4 2 (11.11%) CISSP
5 1 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) HND
5 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) PMO
2 2 (11.11%) GPG13
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 2 (11.11%) Computacenter
2 2 (11.11%) CyberArk
2 2 (11.11%) F5
2 2 (11.11%) FireEye
2 2 (11.11%) Forcepoint
2 2 (11.11%) Juniper
2 2 (11.11%) McAfee
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
2 2 (11.11%) Sourcefire
2 2 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) Aruba
3 1 (5.56%) iManage
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) VMware