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 22 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 42 46
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.05% 1.35% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 1.82% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Median daily rate £510 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +21.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +21.21% -12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £31.40
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 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 297 330 323
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 87.10% 74.16% 82.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 206 209
Median daily rate £425 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.79% +11.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £289 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £640 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 32
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £31.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +19.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.01 £19.60 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £53.00 £50.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 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
Preston - 5 £550 -
Blackpool - 1 - -
Change Control
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
1 12 (66.67%) F5
1 12 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 12 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 12 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 12 (66.67%) Forum Sentry
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (61.11%) CheckPoint
3 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) ISEB
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) CRM
5 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (22.22%) Email Marketing
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (22.22%) Marketing
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Single Customer View
5 4 (22.22%) PMO
6 3 (16.67%) AIX
6 3 (16.67%) HPUX
6 3 (16.67%) Solaris
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering

Change Control
Co-occurring 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 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 12 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (5.56%) MS Access
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) CRM Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) CRM Business Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (5.56%) DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) AIX
1 3 (16.67%) HPUX
1 3 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) CRM
1 4 (22.22%) Email Marketing
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
1 4 (22.22%) Single Customer View
1 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Adaptive Security
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) SDLC
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) ISEB
4 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) PMO
2 1 (5.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (5.56%) GMP
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 13485
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
1 12 (66.67%) F5
2 11 (61.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Minitab