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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Budget Control
Rank 516 470 475
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +5
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 54 72 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 51 54
Average daily rate
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£400 £348 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -13.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £325 £378
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -13.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.98 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36754 34094 37574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.45% 73.30% 71.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23188 21156 22089
Average daily rate £407 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1082 994 1361
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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 -24 20 £350 +7.69% 1
London -8 18 £425 +3.65% 7
North West +3 5 £850 - 4
East of England -26 4 £413 -2.94%
South West -27 1 £170 -51.42%
Yorkshire - 1 £525 - 1
North East - 1 - -
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Budget Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 58 (48.74%) Stakeholder Management
1 58 (48.74%) Project Management
2 55 (46.22%) PRINCE2
3 44 (36.97%) Finance
4 23 (19.33%) Windows
5 19 (15.97%) Project Planning
6 17 (14.29%) Migration
7 16 (13.45%) Telecoms
8 15 (12.61%) Change Management
8 15 (12.61%) VMware
8 15 (12.61%) ITIL
8 15 (12.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 14 (11.76%) Citrix
10 12 (10.08%) SAP
10 12 (10.08%) Degree
10 12 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (9.24%) Data Analysis
12 10 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (8.40%) SQL
12 10 (8.40%) Oracle
13 9 (7.56%) Service Management
13 9 (7.56%) Asset Management
14 8 (6.72%) Billing
14 8 (6.72%) Scrum
14 8 (6.72%) Security Management
14 8 (6.72%) CRM
14 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
14 8 (6.72%) EMC
14 8 (6.72%) SLA
14 8 (6.72%) Configuration Management

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.84%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (5.88%) MS Project
3 6 (5.04%) MS Office
4 2 (1.68%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.68%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) SAN
2 4 (3.36%) WAN
3 3 (2.52%) VoIP
4 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.68%) Wireless
4 2 (1.68%) Network Security
5 1 (0.84%) Intranet
5 1 (0.84%) Firewall
5 1 (0.84%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.68%) MS Access
1 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 44 (36.97%) Finance
2 16 (13.45%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.72%) Billing
4 7 (5.88%) Banking
5 5 (4.20%) Retail
5 5 (4.20%) Marketing
6 4 (3.36%) Italian Language
6 4 (3.36%) Legal
7 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.52%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.68%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.68%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.68%) Electronics
9 1 (0.84%) Automotive
9 1 (0.84%) Local Government
9 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (63.03%) Project Manager
2 11 (9.24%) Infrastructure Manager
2 11 (9.24%) IT Project Manager
3 10 (8.40%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 9 (7.56%) Analyst
5 8 (6.72%) Technical Manager
6 7 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
6 7 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (5.04%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Designer
9 4 (3.36%) Agile Project Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Software Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Project Officer
9 4 (3.36%) Senior Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Programme Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Software Project Manager
10 3 (2.52%) Business Project Manager
10 3 (2.52%) Junior
10 3 (2.52%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.52%) Web Services
2 2 (1.68%) XML
2 2 (1.68%) Middleware
2 2 (1.68%) .NET
2 2 (1.68%) J2EE
3 1 (0.84%) ATL
3 1 (0.84%) Velocity
3 1 (0.84%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.04%) CLARiiON
1 6 (5.04%) Symmetrix DMX
2 4 (3.36%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (3.36%) PMI
3 3 (2.52%) NHS
3 3 (2.52%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.68%) DTV
5 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.84%) FMCG
5 1 (0.84%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.84%) Informatics
5 1 (0.84%) Social Media
5 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.33%) Windows
2 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (5.04%) UNIX
3 5 (4.20%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.52%) Linux
4 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (48.74%) Project Management
1 58 (48.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 55 (46.22%) PRINCE2
3 19 (15.97%) Project Planning
4 17 (14.29%) Migration
5 15 (12.61%) Change Management
5 15 (12.61%) ITIL
6 11 (9.24%) Data Analysis
7 10 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (7.56%) Asset Management
8 9 (7.56%) Service Management
9 8 (6.72%) CRM
9 8 (6.72%) Scrum
9 8 (6.72%) Configuration Management
9 8 (6.72%) Security Management
9 8 (6.72%) Incident Management
9 8 (6.72%) Resource Management
10 7 (5.88%) Time Management
11 5 (4.20%) Programme Management
11 5 (4.20%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.40%) SQL
2 4 (3.36%) Java
3 3 (2.52%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (12.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 12 (10.08%) Degree
3 4 (3.36%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.52%) VCP5
4 3 (2.52%) MCSE
4 3 (2.52%) CCNP
4 3 (2.52%) CCNA
4 3 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.68%) ISEB
5 2 (1.68%) APMP
6 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (6.72%) SCCM
2 4 (3.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (12.61%) VMware
2 14 (11.76%) Citrix
3 12 (10.08%) SAP
4 10 (8.40%) Oracle
5 8 (6.72%) EMC
5 8 (6.72%) NetApp
6 6 (5.04%) Isilon
7 3 (2.52%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.52%) Intel
7 3 (2.52%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.84%) Lotus
8 1 (0.84%) JD Edwards
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