The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 25 April 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 / Manchester
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 94 60
Rank change year-on-year +16 -34  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 13 4 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.94% 0.22% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.27% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 16
Median daily rate £333 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.13% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £334 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £406 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £365 £387
% change year-on-year +7.53% -5.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.75 £31.44
% change year-on-year +44.14% -11.73%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1116 1487 1286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.46% 82.15% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 892 685
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 27
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.99 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.69% +17.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.65 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in Manchester

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in Manchester

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in Manchester

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Salford - 2 £295 -
Change Control
North West

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 9 (36.00%) Project Management
2 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (24.00%) Security Operations
4 5 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (20.00%) Process Management
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 4 (16.00%) Cocoa Touch
5 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (16.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (16.00%) SQLite
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (16.00%) Android
5 4 (16.00%) iPhone
5 4 (16.00%) Banking
5 4 (16.00%) Finance
5 4 (16.00%) Cocoa
5 4 (16.00%) Xcode
5 4 (16.00%) Objective-C
5 4 (16.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X
5 4 (16.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (16.00%) Apple Swift

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.00%) CICS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) TestFlight
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (16.00%) SQLite
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) IDOL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Android Studio
1 4 (16.00%) CocoaPods
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (16.00%) Xcode
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Android Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Applications Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) iOS Android Developer
2 4 (16.00%) iOS Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Java Android Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Java Applications Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Java Mobile Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Security Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Cocoa
1 4 (16.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (16.00%) iPhone
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (12.00%) PMI
4 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.00%) Social Media
5 1 (4.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Android
2 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Project Management
2 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (24.00%) Security Operations
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 5 (20.00%) Process Management
5 4 (16.00%) Android Development
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.00%) iOS Development
5 4 (16.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (12.00%) DevOps
6 3 (12.00%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (12.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.00%) Service Management
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Apple Swift
1 4 (16.00%) Java
1 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (16.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (4.00%) COBOL
3 1 (4.00%) JCL
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) PMP
4 1 (4.00%) APMG
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PMO
2 1 (4.00%) PMBOK
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Polycom
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) iManage