Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 164 131 102
Rank change year-on-year -33 -29 +20
Contract jobs citing Change Control 66 90 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.03% 1.48% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.72% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 50 67
South West median daily rate £350 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.26% +5.41% +4.23%
10th Percentile £231 £224 £228
90th Percentile £563 £508 £550
England median daily rate £408 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -9.44% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 8
South West median hourly rate £31.25 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
10th Percentile £22.23 £22.50 £22.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £36.50 £32.95
England median hourly rate £27.75 £27.50 £26.90
% change year-on-year +0.91% +2.23% -2.18%

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 5,464 5,225 4,640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.52% 85.92% 84.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,450 3,225 2,921
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £255
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 233 194
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +18.57% -
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.00 £12.79
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.08 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +14.67% -14.29% +8.89%

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 19 October 2019.

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 19 October 2019.

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 19 October 2019. 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
Bristol +2 18 £400 +2.56% 3
Wiltshire -20 14 £350 +13.82% 3
Gloucestershire -21 12 £250 -21.88% 1
Somerset +8 10 £450 +47.54% 1
Devon -5 7 £450 +43.07% 4
Dorset -3 2 - -
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 29 (43.94%) Security Cleared
2 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (31.82%) PRINCE2
4 17 (25.76%) Finance
5 16 (24.24%) Project Management
5 16 (24.24%) SC Cleared
6 15 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (22.73%) Risk Management
6 15 (22.73%) Public Sector
7 14 (21.21%) Windows
8 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Excel
8 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (19.70%) DV Cleared
9 12 (18.18%) Document Management
9 12 (18.18%) Requirements Management
9 12 (18.18%) Migration
10 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
12 9 (13.64%) OO
12 9 (13.64%) Web Services
12 9 (13.64%) XML
12 9 (13.64%) ITIL
12 9 (13.64%) Quality Management
13 8 (12.12%) Programme Management
13 8 (12.12%) Spreadsheet
13 8 (12.12%) Information Assurance
13 8 (12.12%) Manufacturing
13 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (12.12%) OOP
13 8 (12.12%) Java

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 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.52%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (12.12%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Office 365
1 6 (9.09%) SaaS
2 3 (4.55%) AWS
3 1 (1.52%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Firewall
2 4 (6.06%) Internet
3 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.55%) VPN
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.03%) DNS
4 2 (3.03%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.03%) LAN
4 2 (3.03%) SSL
4 2 (3.03%) WAN
4 2 (3.03%) X.509
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.52%) Network Security
5 1 (1.52%) Skype
5 1 (1.52%) TETRA
5 1 (1.52%) VoIP
5 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.52%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) OLTP
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Subversion
2 2 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 15 (22.73%) Public Sector
3 8 (12.12%) Manufacturing
4 6 (9.09%) Local Government
5 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.03%) Electronics
6 2 (3.03%) Law
6 2 (3.03%) Marketing
7 1 (1.52%) Billing
7 1 (1.52%) Police
7 1 (1.52%) Publishing
7 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Project Manager
2 9 (13.64%) Project Officer
3 7 (10.61%) Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) Applications Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (4.55%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.55%) IT Support
6 3 (4.55%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Tester
7 2 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.03%) Administrator
7 2 (3.03%) Architect
7 2 (3.03%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.03%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) Web Services
1 9 (13.64%) XML
2 7 (10.61%) CSS
2 7 (10.61%) HTML
3 6 (9.09%) HTML5
3 6 (9.09%) Java EE
3 6 (9.09%) SOAP
3 6 (9.09%) Swing
4 2 (3.03%) OAuth
4 2 (3.03%) Regular Expression
4 2 (3.03%) REST
4 2 (3.03%) SAML
5 1 (1.52%) .NET
5 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.52%) jQuery
5 1 (1.52%) LAMP
5 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 6 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.03%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) CMDB
5 1 (1.52%) PMI
5 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.09%) Linux
3 6 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (3.03%) VMS
4 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.52%) Solaris
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.82%) PRINCE2
3 16 (24.24%) Project Management
4 15 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (22.73%) Risk Management
5 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (18.18%) Document Management
6 12 (18.18%) Migration
6 12 (18.18%) Requirements Management
7 9 (13.64%) ITIL
7 9 (13.64%) OO
7 9 (13.64%) Quality Management
8 8 (12.12%) Information Assurance
8 8 (12.12%) OOP
8 8 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (12.12%) Programme Management
9 6 (9.09%) PDM
9 6 (9.09%) PLM
9 6 (9.09%) Project Delivery
9 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) C
1 8 (12.12%) Java
2 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.58%) SQL
4 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.52%) Perl
5 1 (1.52%) PHP
5 1 (1.52%) Python
5 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (43.94%) Security Cleared
2 16 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 13 (19.70%) DV Cleared
4 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.03%) CCNA
7 2 (3.03%) Degree
7 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.52%) CCNP
8 1 (1.52%) HND
8 1 (1.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) PMO
2 3 (4.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.52%) COBIT
3 1 (1.52%) GDPR
3 1 (1.52%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) Terminal Services
3 3 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (4.55%) XenApp
4 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) NetBackup
1 4 (6.06%) SCCM
2 2 (3.03%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.52%) Avamar
3 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.52%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.52%) Nessus
3 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) Siemens
2 6 (9.09%) VMware
3 4 (6.06%) CheckPoint
3 4 (6.06%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.55%) Citrix
4 3 (4.55%) HP
4 3 (4.55%) NetApp
4 3 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.55%) SAP
5 2 (3.03%) CA
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco
5 2 (3.03%) F5
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (1.52%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (1.52%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.52%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.52%) UiPath
6 1 (1.52%) Veritas