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 3 months to 27 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 West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 123 117
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 37 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.26% 0.95% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.16% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 20
Median daily rate £500 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £444 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +29.09% -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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2381 3115 2862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.85% 82.06% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 1960 1689
Median daily rate £410 £415 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +7.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 78 122
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £56.35
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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
Manchester +13 15 £513 +28.12% 7
Cheshire +23 8 £400 +48.69% 4
Lancashire +6 6 £510 +18.26% 4
Merseyside -6 1 - - 2
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 23 (31.94%) Project Management
2 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 19 (26.39%) Cisco
3 18 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (19.44%) PRINCE2
4 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
4 14 (19.44%) F5
5 13 (18.06%) CheckPoint
5 13 (18.06%) Data Centre
6 12 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 12 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 12 (16.67%) Forum Sentry
6 12 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
8 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (11.11%) Degree
9 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 8 (11.11%) CRM
9 8 (11.11%) SQL
9 8 (11.11%) PMO
10 7 (9.72%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (9.72%) Unix
10 7 (9.72%) Windows
10 7 (9.72%) SAP
10 7 (9.72%) ITIL
10 7 (9.72%) Shell Script
10 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management
10 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
11 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (8.33%) MS Visio

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 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.78%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.39%) CICS
2 1 (1.39%) CMS
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.78%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.39%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.39%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) PaaS
2 2 (2.78%) Office 365
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 12 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 12 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (4.17%) Firewall
4 2 (2.78%) DMZ
4 2 (2.78%) DNS
4 2 (2.78%) Network Security
4 2 (2.78%) VPN
4 2 (2.78%) WAAS
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.39%) LAN
5 1 (1.39%) WAN
5 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.39%) Wireless
5 1 (1.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.78%) Big Data
4 2 (2.78%) IDOL
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.39%) DB2
5 1 (1.39%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.39%) MS Access
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
2 5 (6.94%) Marketing
3 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.78%) Back Office
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Architect
2 15 (20.83%) Project Manager
3 14 (19.44%) Analyst
4 7 (9.72%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.72%) Consultant
5 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (8.33%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (5.56%) CRM Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) CRM Business Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (5.56%) IT Manager
6 4 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Security Specialist
7 3 (4.17%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Programme Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) .NET
2 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.17%) MSMQ
2 3 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.72%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.94%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (5.56%) FMCG
4 4 (5.56%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.78%) Life Science
5 2 (2.78%) PMI
5 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.39%) Clustering
6 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.39%) Social Media
6 1 (1.39%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Unix
1 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Solaris
3 3 (4.17%) AIX
3 3 (4.17%) HPUX
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) Project Management
2 18 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (19.44%) PRINCE2
4 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.11%) CRM
6 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.72%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (9.72%) ITIL
7 6 (8.33%) DevOps
7 6 (8.33%) Security Operations
8 5 (6.94%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.94%) Change Management
8 5 (6.94%) Issue Tracking
8 5 (6.94%) IT Strategy
8 5 (6.94%) Process Improvement
8 5 (6.94%) Process Management
8 5 (6.94%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (5.56%) Scrum
9 4 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) SQL
2 7 (9.72%) Shell Script
3 6 (8.33%) Java
4 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.17%) C++
5 3 (4.17%) Go
5 3 (4.17%) Python
5 3 (4.17%) Scala
5 3 (4.17%) VBA
6 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.39%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.39%) C
7 1 (1.39%) COBOL
7 1 (1.39%) JCL
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.11%) Degree
4 4 (5.56%) ISEB
5 3 (4.17%) CCNA
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.39%) APMG
7 1 (1.39%) CCNP
7 1 (1.39%) PMP
7 1 (1.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (1.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) PMO
2 4 (5.56%) QA
3 2 (2.78%) GDPR
4 1 (1.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (1.39%) GMP
4 1 (1.39%) ISO 13485
4 1 (1.39%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (16.67%) Forum Sentry
2 5 (6.94%) Ansible
3 3 (4.17%) Mesos
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) Cisco
2 14 (19.44%) F5
3 13 (18.06%) CheckPoint
4 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.72%) SAP
6 5 (6.94%) Juniper
7 2 (2.78%) Citrix
7 2 (2.78%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.78%) HP
7 2 (2.78%) iManage
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle
7 2 (2.78%) Polycom
7 2 (2.78%) VMware
8 1 (1.39%) Interwoven
8 1 (1.39%) Minitab
8 1 (1.39%) Reuters
Manchester, Lancashire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago