Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 November 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 West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 168 165
Rank change year-on-year +31 -3 -41
Contract jobs citing Change Control 66 64 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.16% 0.94% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.12% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 50
North West median daily rate £450 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% +21.43%
10th Percentile £266 £206 £319
90th Percentile £600 £500 £575
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
North West median hourly rate £21.67 £20.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.08% - -
England median hourly rate £26.80 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -2.55% -14.06% +6.22%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4619 5702 6982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.18% 83.75% 81.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2959 3672 4232
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 167 284
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -27.92% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.52 £11.85 £12.40
90th Percentile £52.70 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Change Control as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in the North West

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in the North West

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in the North West

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in the North West

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Manchester +30 37 £513 +28.13% 5
Cheshire +3 18 £375 -16.67% 2
Lancashire +15 3 £510 - 2
Merseyside +1 1 - - 3
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 West region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 16 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 16 (24.24%) Workflow
2 16 (24.24%) Project Management
3 13 (19.70%) Risk Management
3 13 (19.70%) SQL
4 12 (18.18%) Windows
4 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (16.67%) ITIL
5 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 10 (15.15%) Cisco
7 9 (13.64%) .NET
7 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
8 8 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (12.12%) Legal
8 8 (12.12%) Java
8 8 (12.12%) CRM
8 8 (12.12%) Juniper
9 7 (10.61%) VBA
9 7 (10.61%) Statistics
9 7 (10.61%) Degree
9 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
9 7 (10.61%) F5
9 7 (10.61%) DevOps
9 7 (10.61%) Coaching
10 6 (9.09%) iManage
10 6 (9.09%) PMO

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (7.58%) CMS
1 5 (7.58%) Tuxedo
1 5 (7.58%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.03%) CICS
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.52%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.52%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.52%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Office 365
2 5 (7.58%) OneDrive
2 5 (7.58%) PaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (4.55%) Firewall
2 3 (4.55%) LAN
2 3 (4.55%) WAAS
2 3 (4.55%) WAN
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.03%) DMZ
3 2 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (3.03%) NetScaler
3 2 (3.03%) Network Security
3 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (1.52%) DNS
4 1 (1.52%) Extranet
4 1 (1.52%) FTP
4 1 (1.52%) HTTP
4 1 (1.52%) Internet
4 1 (1.52%) Intranet
4 1 (1.52%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) IDOL
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.03%) Big Data
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.52%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) PeopleTools
2 1 (1.52%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.52%) TestDirector
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Legal
3 4 (6.06%) Banking
4 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Law
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (13.64%) Analyst
1 9 (13.64%) Architect
2 8 (12.12%) Consultant
2 8 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 5 (7.58%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (7.58%) Network Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Business Analyst
4 4 (6.06%) Planning Manager
4 4 (6.06%) Resource Manager
4 4 (6.06%) Resource Planning Manager
4 4 (6.06%) Senior Manager
4 4 (6.06%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (3.03%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (3.03%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.03%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Senior Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) .NET
2 5 (7.58%) Middleware
3 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.55%) MSMQ
3 3 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.52%) EDI
4 1 (1.52%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.55%) FMCG
4 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.03%) Replication
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.52%) Life Science
6 1 (1.52%) PMI
6 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Unix
2 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.06%) Android
3 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.52%) AIX
4 1 (1.52%) HPUX
4 1 (1.52%) Solaris
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Project Management
1 16 (24.24%) Workflow
2 13 (19.70%) Risk Management
3 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (16.67%) ITIL
4 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.12%) Configuration Management
6 8 (12.12%) CRM
6 8 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (10.61%) Coaching
7 7 (10.61%) DevOps
7 7 (10.61%) Statistics
8 6 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.09%) Demand Forecasting
8 6 (9.09%) Document Management
8 6 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 6 (9.09%) Release Management
8 6 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.58%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) SQL
2 8 (12.12%) Java
3 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.61%) VBA
4 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.55%) C++
5 3 (4.55%) Go
5 3 (4.55%) Python
5 3 (4.55%) Scala
6 2 (3.03%) COBOL
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) C#
7 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) ECDL
3 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.52%) CCNA
4 1 (1.52%) CCNP
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) PMO
2 4 (6.06%) GDPR
2 4 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Ansible
2 4 (6.06%) SCCM
3 3 (4.55%) Mesos
3 3 (4.55%) WSUS
4 2 (3.03%) Forum Sentry
5 1 (1.52%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (1.52%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.52%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.52%) TeamSite
5 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.15%) Cisco
3 8 (12.12%) Juniper
4 7 (10.61%) F5
5 6 (9.09%) iManage
5 6 (9.09%) Oracle
6 5 (7.58%) BEA
6 5 (7.58%) Interwoven
6 5 (7.58%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (7.58%) Reuters
6 5 (7.58%) SAP
7 4 (6.06%) Sophos
8 3 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.55%) Citrix
8 3 (4.55%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.03%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.03%) IBM
9 2 (3.03%) VMware
10 1 (1.52%) Amdocs
10 1 (1.52%) Mapinfo