The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 29 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 42 33
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 5 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.40% 0.27% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.30% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Northamptonshire median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £486 £413 £327
90th Percentile £519 £438 £414
East Midlands median daily rate £449 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +5.58% +21.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 308 330 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 86.27% 87.53% 74.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 711 680
Northamptonshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
10th Percentile £225 £313 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -3.52% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.75 £18.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.33% -1.31%  
10th Percentile £9.25 £11.25 £15.84
90th Percentile £68.58 £33.75 £23.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £19.04
% change year-on-year +66.66% -21.21%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in Northamptonshire

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in Northamptonshire

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in Northamptonshire

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Northampton +7 4 £499 +17.35%
Change Control
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (50.00%) Dependency Management
2 3 (50.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 3 (50.00%) PMO
3 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) General Ledger
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (33.33%) FTP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) PMO Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Report Manager
2 2 (33.33%) ERP Manager
2 2 (33.33%) ERP Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 3 (50.00%) Dependency Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PMO
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) VMware