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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 49 51
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 6 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.02% 1.75% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 2.31% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Median daily rate £325 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £405 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £445 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +2.66% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -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 459 520 541
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 77.80% 75.69% 76.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 274 282
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £563 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +133.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £9.23 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 +2 2 £330 -
Hemel Hempstead +6 1 - -
Stevenage 0 1 - -
Hatfield - 1 £300 - 1
Change Control
East of England

Change Control
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (20.00%) Presales
2 3 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Sourcefire
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) BPR
2 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) MS Project
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Logistics
3 2 (13.33%) PMO
3 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) APMG
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework

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 (6.67%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Business Manager
2 4 (26.67%) IT Manager
2 4 (26.67%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Project Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PMO Lead
4 2 (13.33%) PMO Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) Kendo UI
2 1 (6.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (6.67%) MSMQ
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.67%) WCF
2 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) EPoS
1 1 (6.67%) RIA
1 1 (6.67%) SCADA
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (20.00%) BPR
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Presales
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Logistics
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Application Rationalisation
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) System Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) APMG
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PMO
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco
1 3 (20.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (13.33%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) Computacenter
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle