Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 104 119
Rank change year-on-year -37 +15 +3
Contract jobs citing Change Control 79 101 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.25% 1.80% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 2.16% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 50
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +0.68% -13.53%
10th Percentile £221 £244 £209
90th Percentile £581 £550 £575
England median daily rate £430 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +1.18% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 22
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.50 £22.88
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.93 £40.00
England median hourly rate £27.50 £26.80 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.61% -2.55% -

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 5,406 4,679 4,658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.84% 83.43% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,402 2,956 3,124
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £556 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 193 279
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% +18.24% -22.87%
10th Percentile £15.23 £12.08 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.08 £50.20 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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 -32 23 £413 +18.71% 4
Bristol -9 21 £395 +16.18% 9
Gloucestershire -6 19 £400 +26.98% 4
Dorset +2 5 £465 +86.00%
Devon -1 3 £315 -46.46% 4
Cornwall -9 2 £363 -2.03% 1
Somerset -14 2 £305 -39.00% 1
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 41 (51.90%) Finance
2 34 (43.04%) Security Cleared
3 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (30.38%) Project Management
5 21 (26.58%) Microsoft Excel
6 19 (24.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (24.05%) SC Cleared
7 18 (22.78%) DV Cleared
7 18 (22.78%) Risk Management
7 18 (22.78%) PRINCE2
8 15 (18.99%) PMO
9 14 (17.72%) Requirements Management
10 13 (16.46%) Information Assurance
11 12 (15.19%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (13.92%) Document Management
12 11 (13.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
14 9 (11.39%) C
14 9 (11.39%) Change Management
14 9 (11.39%) Programme Management
15 8 (10.13%) Oracle
15 8 (10.13%) Windows
15 8 (10.13%) Dependency Management
16 7 (8.86%) Linux
16 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
16 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Project
16 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
16 7 (8.86%) Migration
16 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
17 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management

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 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.33%) Apache
2 5 (6.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.06%) ColdFusion
3 4 (5.06%) IIS
4 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (26.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.53%) Primavera
1 2 (2.53%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (1.27%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.53%) Office 365
3 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.53%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (2.53%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) NAS
2 2 (2.53%) SAN
2 2 (2.53%) VLAN
2 2 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.27%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.06%) MySQL
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.27%) Big Data
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.80%) JIRA
3 2 (2.53%) Ant
3 2 (2.53%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.53%) dbdeploy
3 2 (2.53%) Gradle
3 2 (2.53%) Maven
3 2 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.53%) SonarQube
3 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
General
1 41 (51.90%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.80%) Military
4 2 (2.53%) Back Office
4 2 (2.53%) Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.27%) Automotive
5 1 (1.27%) Avionics
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Local Government
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (21.52%) Project Manager
2 12 (15.19%) Analyst
3 11 (13.92%) Project Officer
4 9 (11.39%) Project Control Officer
5 7 (8.86%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Programme Manager
6 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Technical Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Administrator
7 3 (3.80%) Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Junior
7 3 (3.80%) Junior PMO
7 3 (3.80%) Junior Support Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) PMO Support Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Programme Office Support
7 3 (3.80%) Project Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Project Support Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) CSS
1 5 (6.33%) HTML
2 4 (5.06%) .NET
2 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.06%) jQuery
2 4 (5.06%) LAMP
2 4 (5.06%) XML
3 2 (2.53%) LDAP
3 2 (2.53%) Web Services
4 1 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.80%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.27%) CESG
4 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) Linux
3 6 (7.59%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.06%) Unix
4 4 (5.06%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.80%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.53%) CentOS
6 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.38%) Project Management
3 19 (24.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (22.78%) PRINCE2
4 18 (22.78%) Risk Management
5 14 (17.72%) Requirements Management
6 13 (16.46%) Information Assurance
7 12 (15.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (13.92%) Document Management
9 9 (11.39%) Change Management
9 9 (11.39%) Programme Management
10 8 (10.13%) Dependency Management
11 7 (8.86%) Migration
12 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
12 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (6.33%) Commercial Awareness
13 5 (6.33%) Kanban
13 5 (6.33%) OO
13 5 (6.33%) Quality Management
14 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) C
2 6 (7.59%) SQL
3 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.06%) PHP
5 3 (3.80%) Java
6 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.27%) Perl
6 1 (1.27%) Python
6 1 (1.27%) Ruby
6 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (43.04%) Security Cleared
2 19 (24.05%) SC Cleared
3 18 (22.78%) DV Cleared
4 11 (13.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.27%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.99%) PMO
2 2 (2.53%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.53%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) DO-254
3 1 (1.27%) GDPR
3 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.53%) vSphere
2 1 (1.27%) Docker
2 1 (1.27%) Firmware
2 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.53%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.27%) Ansible
3 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.27%) Nagios
3 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.27%) Puppet
3 1 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Oracle
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.06%) Adobe
4 3 (3.80%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.80%) Guidewire
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco
5 2 (2.53%) Forcepoint
5 2 (2.53%) HP
5 2 (2.53%) Juniper
5 2 (2.53%) McAfee
5 2 (2.53%) Sophos
5 2 (2.53%) VMware
6 1 (1.27%) CA
6 1 (1.27%) Capita
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) New Relic
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.27%) Siemens
6 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.27%) Splunk