Period
to 19 October 2017

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 6 months to 19 October 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 59 71
Rank change year-on-year +15 +12 -11
Contract jobs citing Change Control 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.48% 0.79% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 0.99% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Lancashire median daily rate £505 £431 £558
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.10% -22.65% +68.94%
10th Percentile £325 £299 £435
90th Percentile £615 £444 £710
North West median daily rate £475 £416 £425
% change year-on-year +14.11% -2.06% +28.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £31.40
North West median hourly rate £21.67 £20.63 £35.70
% change year-on-year +5.08% -42.23% -46.32%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 395 609 779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 83.69% 80.13% 84.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 396 531
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +12.58%
10th Percentile £304 £250 £263
90th Percentile £572 £575 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 60 84
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +18.52% +35.00%
10th Percentile £12.49 £12.10 £13.73
90th Percentile £47.25 £60.05 £49.50
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £29.86
% change year-on-year +36.36% -26.31% +49.28%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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 6 months to 19 October 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 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 6 months to 19 October 2017. 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
Preston - 6 £500 -
Change Control
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (85.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
1 6 (85.71%) F5
1 6 (85.71%) Forum Sentry
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) AIX
4 3 (42.86%) HPUX
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) EDI
5 1 (14.29%) B2B
5 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) QA

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 6 (85.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (14.29%) QA Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) AIX
1 3 (42.86%) HPUX
1 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
2 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) V-Model
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint