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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Budget Control
Rank 539 496 501
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +5
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 40 66 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.13% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 51 22
Average daily rate
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£398 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £283 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £475 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £394 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +21.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £38.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
38770 36926 31244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.59% 75.37% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24670 23522 19100
Average daily rate £420 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.40%
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 £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1108 969
Average hourly rate £28.85 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
South East -21 15 £425 +6.25% 4
London -14 11 £400 -2.43% 6
North West -16 8 £300 -14.28%
Yorkshire -9 3 - -
East of England +2 2 £396 -4.12%
West Midlands -16 1 £213 -43.33%
Budget Control
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Budget Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 36 (46.75%) Project Management
1 36 (46.75%) Finance
2 29 (37.66%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (37.66%) PRINCE2
3 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 11 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 11 (14.29%) PRINCE
6 10 (12.99%) Scrum
7 9 (11.69%) Risk Management
7 9 (11.69%) Change Management
7 9 (11.69%) Change Control
8 8 (10.39%) UML
8 8 (10.39%) ITIL
8 8 (10.39%) SOA
8 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
8 8 (10.39%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (9.09%) Supplier Management
9 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
10 6 (7.79%) Banking
10 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (7.79%) MS Office
10 6 (7.79%) SAP
10 6 (7.79%) Line Management
11 5 (6.49%) People Management
11 5 (6.49%) Coaching
11 5 (6.49%) Matrix Management
11 5 (6.49%) MS Project
11 5 (6.49%) Retail

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Office
2 5 (6.49%) MS Project
3 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.30%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Wireless
2 2 (2.60%) Network Security
2 2 (2.60%) SSL
2 2 (2.60%) SAN
2 2 (2.60%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) VoIP
3 1 (1.30%) WAN
3 1 (1.30%) DHCP
3 1 (1.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) JIRA
1 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.30%) YouTrack
General
1 36 (46.75%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.79%) Banking
4 5 (6.49%) Retail
5 3 (3.90%) Marketing
5 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.90%) Advertising
6 2 (2.60%) Publishing
6 2 (2.60%) Electronics
6 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (48.05%) Project Manager
2 10 (12.99%) Business Manager
3 8 (10.39%) IT Project Manager
3 8 (10.39%) Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) Business Project Manager
4 5 (6.49%) Designer
4 5 (6.49%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (5.19%) Coordinator
6 3 (3.90%) Senior Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Change Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (3.90%) SAP Manager
6 3 (3.90%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (2.60%) Solvency II Project Manager
7 2 (2.60%) Software Manager
7 2 (2.60%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 2 (2.60%) Software Project Manager
7 2 (2.60%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Video on Demand
3 2 (2.60%) DTV
3 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Informatics
4 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.30%) FMCG
4 1 (1.30%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.30%) NHS
4 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.75%) Project Management
2 29 (37.66%) PRINCE2
2 29 (37.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 11 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 11 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 10 (12.99%) Scrum
6 9 (11.69%) Risk Management
6 9 (11.69%) Change Management
6 9 (11.69%) Change Control
7 8 (10.39%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (10.39%) SOA
7 8 (10.39%) UML
7 8 (10.39%) ITIL
8 7 (9.09%) Supplier Management
9 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.79%) Line Management
10 5 (6.49%) Coaching
10 5 (6.49%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) C
2 2 (2.60%) SQL
3 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.60%) PMP
3 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.60%) Degree
4 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) APMP
4 1 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.30%) vSphere
3 1 (1.30%) vCloud
3 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) SAP
3 3 (3.90%) VMware
4 2 (2.60%) NEC
5 1 (1.30%) Mantas
5 1 (1.30%) Actimize
5 1 (1.30%) Norkom
5 1 (1.30%) IBM
5 1 (1.30%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) BMC
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