Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 72 66
Rank change year-on-year -15 -6 +11
Contract jobs citing Change Control 11 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.75% 1.39% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.73% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 8
Hertfordshire median daily rate £333 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.26% -20.59% +13.33%
10th Percentile £259 £309 £321
90th Percentile £353 £458 £486
East of England median daily rate £349 £350 £400
% change year-on-year -0.29% -12.50% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.64 £30.75
% change year-on-year +18.92% +9.38% +46.43%

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 1,196 980 1,081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.25% 80.00% 77.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 521 550
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £438 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +6.71% +2.50%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £250
90th Percentile £569 £588 £575
East of England median daily rate £443 £405 £413
% change year-on-year +9.26% -1.82% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 51 72
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.13 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.33% +36.36% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.55 £11.15 £12.63
90th Percentile £46.25 £52.88 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £18.32 £35.00 £26.19
% change year-on-year -47.66% +33.64% +4.76%

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 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 26 April 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
Stevenage -2 4 £345 -
Hatfield -2 1 £325 +8.33%
Watford -20 1 £255 -22.73%
Royston - 1 £300 -
Change Control
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Infoblox
3 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) DDNS
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre

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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DDNS
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
2 2 (18.18%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (9.09%) Broadband
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) ISDN
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSTest
General
1 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Release Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) GDPR Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Master Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
3 2 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
3 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Scorecard
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (9.09%) GDPR
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP ALM
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Infoblox
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Embarcadero
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Siemens