Period
to 18 October 2018

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 6 months to 18 October 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 71 78
Rank change year-on-year -23 +7 +3
Contract jobs citing Change Control 11 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.69% 1.80% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 2.18% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 11
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.82% +37.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £270 £352 £203
90th Percentile £463 £773 £525
East of England median daily rate £420 £425 £340
% change year-on-year -1.18% +25.00% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% -13.19% -4.00%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,298 1,236 1,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.33% 82.35% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 619 603
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £208 £213 £213
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 64 59
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.82 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.04% -25.24% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.30 £10.99
90th Percentile £48.25 £45.70 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -43.55% +14.81% +5.88%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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 6 months to 18 October 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
Watford -1 5 £250 -28.57%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £475 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -20 1 - - 2
Stevenage - 1 £375 - 1
Ware - 1 £418 -
Change Control
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (36.36%) ERP
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
4 3 (27.27%) Remedy
4 3 (27.27%) Logistics
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (27.27%) Data Governance
4 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
4 3 (27.27%) Master Data Management
4 3 (27.27%) Virtual Team
4 3 (27.27%) Scorecard
4 3 (27.27%) Programme Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Office Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Data Extraction
5 2 (18.18%) Movex
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Embarcadero

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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (18.18%) BPCS
2 2 (18.18%) Movex
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (18.18%) MS Access
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) VersionOne
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Tester
1 2 (18.18%) VBA Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Access Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Access VBA Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) IP Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Transmission Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Validation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Team
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) Data Governance
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Logistics
2 3 (27.27%) Master Data Management
2 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) Programme Governance
2 3 (27.27%) Scorecard
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Extraction
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
3 2 (18.18%) Office Automation
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) VBA
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Master's Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MBA
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) OCP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
2 2 (18.18%) SLA
3 1 (9.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (9.09%) GMP
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) Remedy
4 2 (18.18%) Embarcadero
4 2 (18.18%) Informatica
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Nokia