Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 23 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 > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 118 117
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 -14
Contract jobs citing Change Control 102 89 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.80% 1.56% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 1.94% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 49 72
South West median daily rate £366 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% -11.76% +2.91%
10th Percentile £245 £208 £278
90th Percentile £550 £575 £537
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 14
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.88 £26.25
90th Percentile £33.93 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £26.80 £27.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year -2.55% -9.09% +0.41%

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 South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4598 4576 5194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.25% 80.01% 79.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2908 3087 3518
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £241 £255
90th Percentile £558 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 267 259
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +44.44%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.35
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 South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in the South West

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in the South West

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in the South West

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in the South West

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Change Control in the South West

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Wiltshire +13 37 £325 +13.54%
Bristol -17 18 £340 -19.53% 2
Gloucestershire +3 13 £315 +40.00%
Somerset +4 12 £513 +35.31% 1
Cornwall - 10 £365 - 1
Dorset +7 5 £250 -
Devon -6 2 £588 +51.61% 1
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 54 (52.94%) Finance
2 34 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 32 (31.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (30.39%) PMO
5 30 (29.41%) Project Management
6 26 (25.49%) PRINCE2
6 26 (25.49%) Security Cleared
7 21 (20.59%) Microsoft Project
7 21 (20.59%) SharePoint
8 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
9 17 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 17 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (16.67%) Retail
10 14 (13.73%) SQL
11 13 (12.75%) Telecoms
11 13 (12.75%) Quality Management
11 13 (12.75%) Programme Management
11 13 (12.75%) DV Cleared
11 13 (12.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (11.76%) SC Cleared
12 12 (11.76%) Change Management
13 11 (10.78%) QA
13 11 (10.78%) Requirements Management
13 11 (10.78%) Dependency Management
13 11 (10.78%) Programme Governance
14 10 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
15 9 (8.82%) SAP
15 9 (8.82%) Windows
15 9 (8.82%) Information Assurance

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 21 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (2.94%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.96%) IIS
3 2 (1.96%) Live Communications Server
3 2 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.98%) Apache
4 1 (0.98%) JBoss
4 1 (0.98%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.98%) WildFly
Applications
1 21 (20.59%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.98%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.98%) CATIA
6 1 (0.98%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.98%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.98%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (5.88%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.98%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.98%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Office 365
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.96%) DHCP
2 2 (1.96%) DNS
2 2 (1.96%) Firewall
2 2 (1.96%) SMS
3 1 (0.98%) ADSL
3 1 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.98%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.98%) IGMP
3 1 (0.98%) Internet
3 1 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.98%) IPsec
3 1 (0.98%) L2TP
3 1 (0.98%) MPLS
3 1 (0.98%) Multicast
3 1 (0.98%) Network Security
3 1 (0.98%) OSPF
3 1 (0.98%) RIP
3 1 (0.98%) SAN
3 1 (0.98%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.98%) BODI
4 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.98%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (3.92%) Bitbucket
1 4 (3.92%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.92%) JIRA
1 4 (3.92%) Subversion
2 3 (2.94%) ScriptRunner
3 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.98%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.98%) Phabricator
3 1 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 54 (52.94%) Finance
2 17 (16.67%) Retail
3 13 (12.75%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.84%) Billing
5 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.96%) Back Office
6 2 (1.96%) Electronics
6 2 (1.96%) Marketing
7 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.98%) Automotive
7 1 (0.98%) Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Local Government
7 1 (0.98%) Military
7 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (27.45%) Project Manager
2 21 (20.59%) Analyst
3 16 (15.69%) PMO Analyst
4 10 (9.80%) Project Officer
5 8 (7.84%) Project Control Officer
5 8 (7.84%) Senior Manager
6 7 (6.86%) IT Manager
6 7 (6.86%) PMO Lead
6 7 (6.86%) Project Planner
6 7 (6.86%) Senior Project Manager
7 6 (5.88%) IT Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Consultant
9 4 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.92%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Junior
9 4 (3.92%) Programme Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Project Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) DevOps Consultant
10 3 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) WCF
2 1 (0.98%) .NET
2 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.98%) CSS
2 1 (0.98%) HTML
2 1 (0.98%) JFC
2 1 (0.98%) JSP
2 1 (0.98%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.98%) Velocity
2 1 (0.98%) Web Services
2 1 (0.98%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.96%) Clustering
2 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) Windows
2 4 (3.92%) Windows 10
2 4 (3.92%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.94%) Unix
4 2 (1.96%) Solaris
4 2 (1.96%) VMS
4 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) Linux
5 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 32 (31.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (29.41%) Project Management
4 26 (25.49%) PRINCE2
5 17 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 13 (12.75%) Programme Management
6 13 (12.75%) Quality Management
7 12 (11.76%) Change Management
8 11 (10.78%) Dependency Management
8 11 (10.78%) Programme Governance
8 11 (10.78%) Requirements Management
9 10 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (8.82%) Information Assurance
11 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (7.84%) Document Management
11 8 (7.84%) Project Governance
11 8 (7.84%) Project Planning
12 6 (5.88%) CRM
12 6 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.73%) SQL
2 7 (6.86%) C
3 4 (3.92%) C#
3 4 (3.92%) Python
4 3 (2.94%) Groovy
4 3 (2.94%) VB
5 2 (1.96%) Java
6 1 (0.98%) Ada
6 1 (0.98%) C++
6 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (25.49%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.75%) DV Cleared
2 13 (12.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 12 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.94%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.94%) PMP
6 2 (1.96%) Degree
7 1 (0.98%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.98%) CISSP
7 1 (0.98%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (30.39%) PMO
2 11 (10.78%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.98%) Docker
3 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (0.98%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.82%) SAP
3 8 (7.84%) VMware
4 4 (3.92%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.94%) Citrix
6 2 (1.96%) Cisco
7 1 (0.98%) BT
7 1 (0.98%) hybris
7 1 (0.98%) LogLogic
7 1 (0.98%) McAfee
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle
7 1 (0.98%) Progress
7 1 (0.98%) Siemens
7 1 (0.98%) Sourcefire