The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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
Berkshire > Reading
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 63 57
Rank change year-on-year +23 -6  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 13 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.23% 0.69% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 0.86% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 5
Reading median daily rate £425 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.00%  
10th Percentile £231 £305 £261
90th Percentile £480 £388 £516
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £313 £400
% change year-on-year +4.00% -21.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Reading median hourly rate - - £50.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £31.00 - £50.00

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 463 694 659
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.42% 79.50% 77.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 1586 1112
Reading median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
10th Percentile £301 £213 £260
90th Percentile £600 £530 £534
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 68 43
Reading median hourly rate £29.75 £19.81 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.21% -8.09%  
10th Percentile £15.25 £18.81 £13.20
90th Percentile £55.65 £36.61 £44.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
% change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in Reading

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in Reading

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in Reading over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in Reading

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 4 (22.22%) LAN
3 4 (22.22%) WAN
3 4 (22.22%) VPN
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (16.67%) Apache Camel
4 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (16.67%) Learning Management System
4 3 (16.67%) OSGi
4 3 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (16.67%) F5
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Use Case
4 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) J2EE
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) CCNP
4 3 (16.67%) SOA

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (5.56%) JBoss
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Acrobat
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (11.11%) InDesign
1 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 2 (11.11%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
1 4 (22.22%) VPN
1 4 (22.22%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) SMPP
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.56%) DataStax
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) MorphX
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Support
3 3 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Support
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Author
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Author
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Apache Camel
1 3 (16.67%) J2EE
1 3 (16.67%) OSGi
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Software Packaging
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Learning Management System
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Adaptive Security
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) UML
4 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Use Case
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Publishing
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CCNP
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (5.56%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Axway
4 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) CyberArk
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.56%) Lumension
4 1 (5.56%) McAfee
4 1 (5.56%) Meridio
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.56%) Siebel