The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Control
North West / Lancashire
Rank 21 45 39
Rank change year-on-year +24 -6  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 12 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.77% 1.39% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.82% 1.81% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
Median daily rate £525 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.52% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £394 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £444 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +1.33% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 176 332 307
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 84.62% 77.03% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 204 188
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 25
Median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.25% +5.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £35.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.33 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in Lancashire

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in Lancashire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in Lancashire

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in Lancashire

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Blackpool - 6 £250 - 1
Preston - 5 £528 -
Change Control
North West

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (50.00%) F5
1 6 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (50.00%) Forum Sentry
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Marketing
3 4 (33.33%) Email Marketing
3 4 (33.33%) Single Customer View
3 4 (33.33%) PMO
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) ISEB
3 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (8.33%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Minitab
5 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 6 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (8.33%) MS Access
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) CRM Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) CRM Business Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (8.33%) DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
1 4 (33.33%) Email Marketing
1 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
1 4 (33.33%) Single Customer View
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Adaptive Security
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (8.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (8.33%) GMP
2 1 (8.33%) ISO13485
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Minitab