The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Budget Control
Rank 495 492 507
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 71 37 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.084% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 21 35
Average daily rate £400 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38680 32060 38909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 73.00% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24376 19605 22634
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1128 1017 1335
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £13.55 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Budget Control
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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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +10 31 £400 +28.82% 3
London -41 14 £410 -6.28% 5
North West -18 8 £350 -17.64% 1
East of England - 7 £369 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £375 - 1
South West -13 2 £425 +30.76% 1
Yorkshire -17 2 £333 -2.05%
North East - - - -
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Budget Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 78 (52.70%) Project Management
2 70 (47.30%) PRINCE2
3 68 (45.95%) Finance
4 61 (41.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (23.65%) Windows
6 32 (21.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 31 (20.95%) Project Planning
7 31 (20.95%) Citrix
7 31 (20.95%) VMware
8 29 (19.59%) Migration
8 29 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (15.54%) Change Management
10 22 (14.86%) SharePoint
11 20 (13.51%) ITIL
12 18 (12.16%) Oracle
12 18 (12.16%) Resource Management
13 16 (10.81%) Degree
13 16 (10.81%) Incident Management
13 16 (10.81%) SCCM
13 16 (10.81%) Change Control
13 16 (10.81%) Active Directory
14 15 (10.14%) SAN
14 15 (10.14%) Configuration Management
14 15 (10.14%) SQL
14 15 (10.14%) MS Exchange
14 15 (10.14%) Risk Management
14 15 (10.14%) Telecoms
14 15 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (10.14%) Hyper-V
14 15 (10.14%) Asset Management

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 22 (14.86%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (8.78%) MS Project
2 12 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (6.08%) MS Office
4 6 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (3.38%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (1.35%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.14%) SAN
2 3 (2.03%) WAN
2 3 (2.03%) Network Security
3 2 (1.35%) LAN
3 2 (1.35%) Intranet
4 1 (0.68%) Internet
4 1 (0.68%) Wireless
4 1 (0.68%) VoIP
4 1 (0.68%) WLAN
4 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.68%) DB2
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) TestDirector
General
1 68 (45.95%) Finance
2 15 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.76%) Banking
4 5 (3.38%) Billing
5 4 (2.70%) Retail
5 4 (2.70%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.03%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.03%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.03%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.35%) Marketing
7 2 (1.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
8 1 (0.68%) Games
8 1 (0.68%) Automotive
8 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 92 (62.16%) Project Manager
2 20 (13.51%) Technical Manager
3 19 (12.84%) Technical Project Manager
4 14 (9.46%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 10 (6.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (6.08%) Business Manager
6 9 (6.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 8 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (4.05%) Analyst
8 6 (4.05%) Business Project Manager
9 5 (3.38%) PMO Analyst
9 5 (3.38%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.38%) Junior
9 5 (3.38%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.38%) Junior Project Manager
10 4 (2.70%) Senior Project Manager
10 4 (2.70%) Consultant
10 4 (2.70%) Agile Project Manager
10 4 (2.70%) Software Project Manager
10 4 (2.70%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.68%) HTML
1 1 (0.68%) J2EE
1 1 (0.68%) ATL
1 1 (0.68%) XML
1 1 (0.68%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.08%) CLARiiON
1 9 (6.08%) Symmetrix DMX
2 4 (2.70%) PMI
3 3 (2.03%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.35%) NHS
5 1 (0.68%) DTV
5 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 35 (23.65%) Windows
2 12 (8.11%) UNIX
3 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.03%) Linux
6 2 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.68%) AIX
7 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (52.70%) Project Management
2 70 (47.30%) PRINCE2
3 61 (41.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (20.95%) Project Planning
5 29 (19.59%) Migration
6 23 (15.54%) Change Management
7 20 (13.51%) ITIL
8 18 (12.16%) Resource Management
9 16 (10.81%) Incident Management
9 16 (10.81%) Change Control
10 15 (10.14%) Configuration Management
10 15 (10.14%) Risk Management
10 15 (10.14%) Asset Management
11 14 (9.46%) Security Management
11 14 (9.46%) Service Management
12 13 (8.78%) Quality Management
12 13 (8.78%) Data Analysis
12 13 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (6.76%) PRINCE
14 7 (4.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.14%) SQL
2 4 (2.70%) Java
3 2 (1.35%) C
4 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (21.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 16 (10.81%) Degree
3 6 (4.05%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.70%) ISEB
6 2 (1.35%) ACCA
6 2 (1.35%) CIMA
6 2 (1.35%) PMP
6 2 (1.35%) APMP
7 1 (0.68%) VCP5
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.68%) MCSE
7 1 (0.68%) CCNP
7 1 (0.68%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.46%) SLA
2 8 (5.41%) QA
3 3 (2.03%) P3O
4 1 (0.68%) Solvency II
System Software
1 29 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 15 (10.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (10.81%) SCCM
2 13 (8.78%) SCOM
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.68%) Control-M
Vendors
1 31 (20.95%) Citrix
1 31 (20.95%) VMware
2 18 (12.16%) Oracle
3 13 (8.78%) EMC
4 12 (8.11%) NetApp
5 9 (6.08%) Isilon
6 8 (5.41%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.05%) SAP
8 3 (2.03%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.35%) Remedy
9 2 (1.35%) Pegasus
9 2 (1.35%) Novell
10 1 (0.68%) Siemens
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco
10 1 (0.68%) Intel
10 1 (0.68%) Lotus
10 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
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