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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Control
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 53 67 71
Rank change year-on-year +14 +4  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 5 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.76% 1.09% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.41% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £450 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +37.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £393
% change year-on-year - -4.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -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 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 530 780 708
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 80.42% 77.38% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 426 401
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 10
Median hourly rate £17.59 £38.75 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.60% +24.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.35 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in Reading

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
3 6 (35.29%) ERP
3 6 (35.29%) SAP
3 6 (35.29%) Migration
3 6 (35.29%) Data Migration
3 6 (35.29%) Learning Management System
3 6 (35.29%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (29.41%) SAP Implementation
4 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 5 (29.41%) SLA
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) Change Management
5 4 (23.53%) ITSM
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) CMDB
5 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) Data Quality
6 3 (17.65%) Apache Camel
6 3 (17.65%) Time Management
6 3 (17.65%) OSGi
6 3 (17.65%) Use Case
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering

Change Control
Top Related 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 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
1 1 (5.88%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.88%) DataStax
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Consultant
1 6 (35.29%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Implementation Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) SAP Implementation Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Change Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Telecoms Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) SAP HCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Apache Camel
1 3 (17.65%) J2EE
1 3 (17.65%) OSGi
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Learning Management System
2 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (23.53%) CMDB
4 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) AIX
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
3 6 (35.29%) Data Migration
3 6 (35.29%) ERP
3 6 (35.29%) Migration
4 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (23.53%) Change Management
5 4 (23.53%) ITSM
5 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
6 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 3 (17.65%) SOA
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Time Management
6 3 (17.65%) UML
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Use Case
7 2 (11.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) APMG
3 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
2 4 (23.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Axway
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Informatica
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Siebel