The table below looks at the statistics for Budget Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Budget Control over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Budget Control
Rank 519 468 465
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -3
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 38 71 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 53 25
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £570 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £390 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Budget Control
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Budget Control
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Budget Control across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Budget Control Jobs Demand Trend in England

Budget Control
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Budget Control across the England region.

Budget Control Daily Rate Trend in England

Budget Control
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Budget Control across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Budget Control Daily Rate Histogram in England

Budget Control
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Budget Control across the England region.

Budget Control Hourly Rate Trend in England

Budget Control
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Budget Control within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -10 18 £440 -0.56% 6
South East -20 11 £413 +19.56% 4
East Midlands +14 3 £363 -23.68%
North West -11 3 - - 1
West Midlands +1 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -10 1 £335 -24.71% 1
South West -18 1 £350 -15.15% 1
East of England - - - - 3
North East - - - -
Budget Control
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Budget Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Budget Control also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Budget Control.

1 44 (55.00%) Project Management
2 33 (41.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (40.00%) Finance
4 31 (38.75%) PRINCE2
5 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (20.00%) Project Planning
7 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (13.75%) Advertising
7 11 (13.75%) PRINCE
8 10 (12.50%) Change Management
8 10 (12.50%) Scrum
9 9 (11.25%) Change Control
10 8 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 8 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 8 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 7 (8.75%) Windows
11 7 (8.75%) ITIL
11 7 (8.75%) Coaching
12 6 (7.50%) Matrix Management
12 6 (7.50%) Retail
13 5 (6.25%) MS Office
13 5 (6.25%) SAP
13 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
13 5 (6.25%) Marketing
13 5 (6.25%) Line Management
14 4 (5.00%) SCCM
14 4 (5.00%) Video on Demand
14 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4 (5.00%) Demand Management

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Budget Control also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Budget Control. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) IIS
2 1 (1.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Office
2 3 (3.75%) MS Project
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.25%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Wireless
2 2 (2.50%) Network Security
2 2 (2.50%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) SAN
2 2 (2.50%) SSL
2 2 (2.50%) VoIP
3 1 (1.25%) WAN
3 1 (1.25%) DHCP
3 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.25%) Selenium
2 1 (1.25%) YouTrack
General
1 32 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Advertising
3 6 (7.50%) Retail
4 5 (6.25%) Marketing
5 4 (5.00%) Banking
6 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.25%) Games
8 1 (1.25%) Electronics
8 1 (1.25%) Legal
8 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 47 (58.75%) Project Manager
2 9 (11.25%) IT Project Manager
2 9 (11.25%) Business Manager
3 8 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
4 4 (5.00%) Analyst
4 4 (5.00%) Resource Manager
5 3 (3.75%) Business Analyst
5 3 (3.75%) Senior Manager
5 3 (3.75%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (3.75%) Solvency II Project Manager
5 3 (3.75%) Designer
6 2 (2.50%) PPC Executive
6 2 (2.50%) Social Media Consultant
6 2 (2.50%) PPC Specialist
6 2 (2.50%) Software Manager
6 2 (2.50%) SAP Manager
6 2 (2.50%) PPC Manager
6 2 (2.50%) PPC Analyst
6 2 (2.50%) Development Manager
6 2 (2.50%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) Web Services
2 1 (1.25%) XML
2 1 (1.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) J2EE
2 1 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) Video on Demand
3 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) Social Media
5 1 (1.25%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.25%) Equities
5 1 (1.25%) Economics
5 1 (1.25%) Derivative
5 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.25%) NHS
5 1 (1.25%) DTV
5 1 (1.25%) New Media
5 1 (1.25%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.25%) FMCG
5 1 (1.25%) Informatics
5 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) UNIX
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.00%) Project Management
2 33 (41.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (38.75%) PRINCE2
4 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 11 (13.75%) PRINCE
7 10 (12.50%) Change Management
7 10 (12.50%) Scrum
8 9 (11.25%) Change Control
9 8 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 8 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 8 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 7 (8.75%) ITIL
10 7 (8.75%) Coaching
11 6 (7.50%) Matrix Management
12 5 (6.25%) Line Management
13 4 (5.00%) Demand Management
13 4 (5.00%) Practice Management
13 4 (5.00%) Migration
13 4 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.00%) SQL
2 3 (3.75%) C
3 1 (1.25%) Ruby
3 1 (1.25%) Java
3 1 (1.25%) PHP
3 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (1.25%) ISEB
5 1 (1.25%) APMP
5 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) Solvency II
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.25%) vCloud
3 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (6.25%) SAP
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) VMware
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle
4 2 (2.50%) Citrix
4 2 (2.50%) Google
5 1 (1.25%) Mantas
5 1 (1.25%) Actimize
5 1 (1.25%) Norkom
5 1 (1.25%) BMC
5 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.25%) Primavera
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Alexander Mann Solutions
Posted: 24 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago