The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 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
England / North East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 54 45
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 8 80 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.41% 4.99% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 5.80% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 41 11
Median daily rate £375 £300 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £210 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £325 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +1.81%  
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 the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 488 1379 659
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 85.76% 86.08% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 887 419
Median daily rate £375 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 71 39
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.78% +55.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £26.00 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in the North East

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in the North East

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in the North East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Change Control in the North East

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Tyne and Wear +22 6 £375 +23.45%
Durham -18 1 - - 1
Northumberland - 1 - -
Change Control
England

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

1 27 (75.00%) Linux
2 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 25 (69.44%) Windows Server
3 24 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 24 (66.67%) Oracle
3 24 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 23 (63.89%) HP
4 23 (63.89%) Unix
5 22 (61.11%) BusinessObjects
5 22 (61.11%) TIBCO
5 22 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (61.11%) Security Cleared
5 22 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (58.33%) DevOps
7 20 (55.56%) PowerShell
7 20 (55.56%) Software Packaging
7 20 (55.56%) Configuration Management
7 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 18 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
8 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 18 (50.00%) Dollar Universe
8 18 (50.00%) Jenkins
8 18 (50.00%) Ansible
8 18 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
10 16 (44.44%) Open Source
11 15 (41.67%) Confluence
11 15 (41.67%) Atlassian

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 24 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 15 (41.67%) Confluence
3 2 (5.56%) JBoss
3 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (41.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (11.11%) BODI
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 18 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 18 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 15 (41.67%) GitLab
2 15 (41.67%) JIRA
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Azure DevOps
2 8 (22.22%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (13.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 3 (8.33%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) Software Packaging
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Linux
2 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 25 (69.44%) Windows Server
3 24 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (63.89%) Unix
5 4 (11.11%) Solaris
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.33%) HPUX
7 2 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) DevOps
2 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (55.56%) Configuration Management
3 16 (44.44%) Open Source
4 15 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (19.44%) ITIL
6 6 (16.67%) Change Management
7 5 (13.89%) Service Management
8 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (11.11%) Project Governance
9 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 3 (8.33%) Migration
9 3 (8.33%) Operations Management
9 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 3 (8.33%) Project Management
9 3 (8.33%) Quality Management
9 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) Perl
2 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (8.33%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (50.00%) Ansible
1 18 (50.00%) Dollar Universe
2 3 (8.33%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.56%) Puppet
4 1 (2.78%) MOM
4 1 (2.78%) SCOM
4 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Oracle
1 24 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 23 (63.89%) HP
3 22 (61.11%) TIBCO
4 15 (41.67%) Atlassian
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) F5
5 4 (11.11%) VMware
6 2 (5.56%) Axway
6 2 (5.56%) IBM
6 2 (5.56%) Informatica
6 2 (5.56%) Siebel
7 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.78%) Capita
7 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.78%) Fortinet