Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 109 112
Rank change year-on-year -45 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing Change Control 73 94 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.15% 1.78% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 2.16% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 59 49
South West median daily rate £370 £363 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.07% -8.92% -0.50%
10th Percentile £177 £250 £200
90th Percentile £587 £550 £575
England median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 25
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
10th Percentile £22.50 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £32.00 £32.13 £40.00
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50

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 5,462 4,352 4,436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.76% 82.56% 82.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,506 2,714 2,949
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £283 £255 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 177 294
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% -8.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.22 £12.15
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.38 £23.72
% change year-on-year +0.53% -1.43% +5.40%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Wiltshire -37 27 £325 -1.52% 1
Gloucestershire -10 19 £350 +11.11% 2
Bristol -14 19 £383 +12.50% 9
Dorset +8 2 £225 -
Somerset -10 2 £305 -40.49%
Devon -4 1 - - 2
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 41 (56.16%) Finance
2 35 (47.95%) Security Cleared
3 30 (41.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (31.51%) Risk Management
5 23 (31.51%) PRINCE2
6 22 (30.14%) Project Management
7 20 (27.40%) Requirements Management
7 20 (27.40%) DV Cleared
8 19 (26.03%) Information Assurance
8 19 (26.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (26.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (24.66%) PMO
10 17 (23.29%) Document Management
11 16 (21.92%) SC Cleared
12 14 (19.18%) SharePoint
13 13 (17.81%) C
13 13 (17.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 10 (13.70%) Change Management
15 8 (10.96%) Programme Management
15 8 (10.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 8 (10.96%) SQL
15 8 (10.96%) Dependency Management
16 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 7 (9.59%) OO
17 6 (8.22%) Oracle
17 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Project
17 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
17 6 (8.22%) Quality Management
17 6 (8.22%) Resource 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 14 (19.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.85%) Apache
2 5 (6.85%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.48%) ColdFusion
3 4 (5.48%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (41.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (5.48%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Primavera
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
1 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) MySQL
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.37%) Big Data
3 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) JIRA
2 3 (4.11%) JMeter
2 3 (4.11%) LoadRunner
2 3 (4.11%) Selenium
2 3 (4.11%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.11%) SpecFlow
2 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.11%) TestComplete
2 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio Coded UI
2 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (4.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
General
1 41 (56.16%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.11%) Military
4 2 (2.74%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Billing
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Project Manager
2 15 (20.55%) Project Officer
3 12 (16.44%) Analyst
4 11 (15.07%) Project Control Officer
5 8 (10.96%) PMO Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Technical Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Coordinator
8 3 (4.11%) Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Junior
8 3 (4.11%) PMO Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) PMO Coordinator
9 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared Project Manager
9 2 (2.74%) Junior PMO
9 2 (2.74%) Junior PMO Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) PMO Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) CSS
1 5 (6.85%) HTML
1 5 (6.85%) Web Services
2 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.48%) jQuery
2 4 (5.48%) LAMP
2 4 (5.48%) XML
3 3 (4.11%) .NET
3 3 (4.11%) Gherkin
3 3 (4.11%) SOAP
4 1 (1.37%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) PMI
3 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Linux
2 4 (5.48%) Unix
2 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.51%) PRINCE2
2 23 (31.51%) Risk Management
3 22 (30.14%) Project Management
4 20 (27.40%) Requirements Management
5 19 (26.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 19 (26.03%) Information Assurance
5 19 (26.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (23.29%) Document Management
7 10 (13.70%) Change Management
8 8 (10.96%) Dependency Management
8 8 (10.96%) Programme Management
9 7 (9.59%) OO
9 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (8.22%) Commercial Awareness
10 6 (8.22%) Kanban
10 6 (8.22%) Quality Management
10 6 (8.22%) Resource Management
11 5 (6.85%) Project Planning
12 4 (5.48%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) C
2 8 (10.96%) SQL
3 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.48%) PHP
3 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.11%) C#
5 2 (2.74%) Java
6 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (47.95%) Security Cleared
2 20 (27.40%) DV Cleared
3 16 (21.92%) SC Cleared
4 13 (17.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (4.11%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.37%) HNC
7 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.66%) PMO
2 2 (2.74%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) GDPR
3 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle
2 4 (5.48%) Adobe
3 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco
4 1 (1.37%) IBM
4 1 (1.37%) Remedy
4 1 (1.37%) Siemens