The table below looks at the statistics for Change 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 Change Control over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 174 176 175
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Change Control 628 582 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.21% 1.25% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.68% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 325 301
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 23
Average hourly rate £34.45 £26.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.28 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £34.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £27.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+37.03% -15.62%
Change Control
UK

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
38343 34678 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.75% 74.28% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25330 21958 19908
Average daily rate £425 £403 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1031 1366
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in England

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in England

Change Control
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the England region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Change Control Daily Rate Histogram in England

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in England

Change Control
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the England region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Change Control Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Change 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 Change Control within the England region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
London -27 254 £439 +4.77% 38
South East +3 137 £388 +10.71% 37
South West -9 57 £375 +6.99% 10
North West +9 48 £325 - 15
West Midlands -7 45 £373 +6.42% 11
Yorkshire -26 24 £362 +14.76% 9
East Midlands +19 23 £325 -1.51% 9
North East -17 19 £300 -33.33% 1
East of England -24 19 £425 -5.55% 16
Change Control
UK

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Change 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 Change Control.

1 376 (30.42%) Finance
2 346 (27.99%) Project Management
3 253 (20.47%) PRINCE2
4 240 (19.42%) Microsoft
5 176 (14.24%) ITIL
6 175 (14.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 168 (13.59%) MS Excel
8 166 (13.43%) Change Management
9 164 (13.27%) Security Cleared
10 160 (12.94%) Windows
11 157 (12.70%) Programme Management
12 149 (12.06%) Risk Management
13 134 (10.84%) MS Project
14 131 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
15 129 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
16 121 (9.79%) MS Office
17 120 (9.71%) Configuration Management
18 118 (9.55%) Cisco
18 118 (9.55%) Migration
19 114 (9.22%) Banking
20 113 (9.14%) Firewall
21 108 (8.74%) Oracle
22 106 (8.58%) SC Cleared
23 98 (7.93%) VMware
24 93 (7.52%) SQL Server
24 93 (7.52%) SQL
24 93 (7.52%) UNIX
25 90 (7.28%) SharePoint
26 84 (6.80%) Degree
27 82 (6.63%) HP

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Change 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 Change Control. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 90 (7.28%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.59%) IIS
3 24 (1.94%) Apache
4 23 (1.86%) WebSphere
5 21 (1.70%) MS Exchange
6 19 (1.54%) SAS
7 14 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (0.73%) CMS
9 9 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.65%) Lync
11 7 (0.57%) JBoss
11 7 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.49%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.49%) Documentum
12 6 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 168 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 134 (10.84%) MS Project
3 121 (9.79%) MS Office
4 67 (5.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (3.72%) MS Visio
6 26 (2.10%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.49%) Open Workbench
8 5 (0.40%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.32%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.081%) FastStats
10 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.081%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (1.05%) assyst
2 11 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.49%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.32%) Agresso
5 4 (0.32%) CA Clarity
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.24%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.24%) Magento
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.16%) SAP QM
7 2 (0.16%) Summit
7 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.16%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.73%) SaaS
2 5 (0.40%) Office 365
3 3 (0.24%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.16%) PaaS
4 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.16%) Force.com
5 1 (0.081%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.081%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.081%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.081%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 113 (9.14%) Firewall
2 59 (4.77%) WAN
3 58 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 55 (4.45%) Internet
5 52 (4.21%) SAN
6 42 (3.40%) LAN
7 41 (3.32%) Network Security
8 32 (2.59%) DNS
9 30 (2.43%) NAS
9 30 (2.43%) Wireless
10 21 (1.70%) Intranet
11 18 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (1.38%) VPN
12 17 (1.38%) HTTP
13 14 (1.13%) iSCSI
13 14 (1.13%) Nortel Contivity
14 13 (1.05%) MPLS
14 13 (1.05%) Multicast
15 12 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
4 23 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (1.54%) Base SAS
5 19 (1.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 18 (1.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 17 (1.38%) Oracle Database
8 16 (1.29%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.21%) MySQL
10 13 (1.05%) MS Access
11 11 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.65%) DB2
14 7 (0.57%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.57%) OLAP
15 6 (0.49%) Ingres
15 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (1.46%) Subversion
2 17 (1.38%) JIRA
2 17 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (1.38%) Jenkins
3 14 (1.13%) Rational DOORS
4 11 (0.89%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.65%) PHPUnit
6 7 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.49%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.40%) Maven
9 4 (0.32%) QUnit
9 4 (0.32%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.32%) Serena SBM
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.24%) Selenium
10 3 (0.24%) ClearQuest
10 3 (0.24%) Toad
10 3 (0.24%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.24%) JUnit
General
1 376 (30.42%) Finance
2 114 (9.22%) Banking
3 66 (5.34%) Retail
3 66 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 39 (3.16%) Investment Banking
5 30 (2.43%) Retail Banking
6 26 (2.10%) Legal
7 25 (2.02%) Law
8 20 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 20 (1.62%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.62%) Back Office
9 17 (1.38%) Front Office
10 12 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.97%) Publishing
11 10 (0.81%) Military
11 10 (0.81%) Marketing
12 8 (0.65%) Billing
13 7 (0.57%) Automotive
14 5 (0.40%) Local Government
14 5 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 267 (21.60%) Project Manager
2 245 (19.82%) Analyst
3 68 (5.50%) Senior Manager
4 65 (5.26%) Developer
5 64 (5.18%) Programme Manager
6 60 (4.85%) Business Analyst
6 60 (4.85%) PMO Analyst
7 57 (4.61%) Consultant
8 55 (4.45%) Senior Project Manager
9 46 (3.72%) Network Engineer
9 46 (3.72%) Support Analyst
10 28 (2.27%) IT Project Manager
10 28 (2.27%) Applications Support
10 28 (2.27%) Coordinator
10 28 (2.27%) Architect
11 27 (2.18%) PMO Manager
12 25 (2.02%) PMO Lead
13 23 (1.86%) Senior Analyst
14 21 (1.70%) Change Manager
14 21 (1.70%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.59%) HTML
2 31 (2.51%) .NET
3 28 (2.27%) CSS
3 28 (2.27%) XML
4 22 (1.78%) jQuery
5 20 (1.62%) Web Services
6 19 (1.54%) Middleware
7 13 (1.05%) RESTful
8 12 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (0.97%) JSON
8 12 (0.97%) Ajax
9 11 (0.89%) HTML5
9 11 (0.89%) XSLT
10 10 (0.81%) CSS3
10 10 (0.81%) ASP.NET
10 10 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
11 9 (0.73%) Django
11 9 (0.73%) Hibernate
11 9 (0.73%) J2EE
12 8 (0.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 129 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (5.18%) Management Information System
3 32 (2.59%) Clustering
4 19 (1.54%) PMI
5 16 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
6 15 (1.21%) Statistics
6 15 (1.21%) Blackberry
7 14 (1.13%) NHS
8 13 (1.05%) Computer Science
9 12 (0.97%) N-Tier
9 12 (0.97%) PKI
10 11 (0.89%) Derivative
10 11 (0.89%) Mathematics
10 11 (0.89%) Replication
10 11 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (0.89%) User Experience
11 10 (0.81%) CMDB
11 10 (0.81%) Data Extraction
12 8 (0.65%) Thin Client
12 8 (0.65%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 160 (12.94%) Windows
2 93 (7.52%) UNIX
3 80 (6.47%) Linux
4 44 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (2.83%) Solaris
7 28 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (1.46%) Windows 7
10 17 (1.38%) AIX
11 12 (0.97%) HPUX
12 6 (0.49%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.40%) CentOS
13 5 (0.40%) VMS
14 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.16%) Android
15 1 (0.081%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.081%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.081%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.081%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (27.99%) Project Management
2 253 (20.47%) PRINCE2
3 176 (14.24%) ITIL
4 175 (14.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 166 (13.43%) Change Management
6 157 (12.70%) Programme Management
7 149 (12.06%) Risk Management
8 131 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
9 120 (9.71%) Configuration Management
10 118 (9.55%) Migration
11 74 (5.99%) Project Planning
12 70 (5.66%) Service Delivery
13 65 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
14 63 (5.10%) Dependency Management
15 50 (4.05%) ERP
15 50 (4.05%) Service Management
16 42 (3.40%) Line Management
17 40 (3.24%) ETL
17 40 (3.24%) Mentoring
18 39 (3.16%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (7.52%) SQL
2 56 (4.53%) Java
3 37 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 28 (2.27%) C
5 24 (1.94%) Shell Script
6 21 (1.70%) Python
6 21 (1.70%) C++
7 19 (1.54%) Perl
8 18 (1.46%) C#
9 17 (1.38%) VBA
10 16 (1.29%) Korn
11 15 (1.21%) Bash Shell
12 14 (1.13%) PHP
13 13 (1.05%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.65%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.57%) Ada
16 6 (0.49%) Delphi
16 6 (0.49%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.40%) VBScript
18 4 (0.32%) Jython
Qualifications
1 164 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 106 (8.58%) SC Cleared
3 84 (6.80%) Degree
4 59 (4.77%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 40 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 40 (3.24%) CISSP
6 40 (3.24%) CCNA
7 39 (3.16%) CCNP
7 39 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 36 (2.91%) PMI Certification
9 33 (2.67%) MCSE
10 27 (2.18%) PMP
11 20 (1.62%) CCIE
11 20 (1.62%) DV Cleared
12 18 (1.46%) GIAC
12 18 (1.46%) CEH
13 17 (1.38%) CISM
14 15 (1.21%) CRISC
15 13 (1.05%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.42%) QA
2 40 (3.24%) SLA
3 39 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 14 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.65%) COBIT
7 7 (0.57%) P3O
8 3 (0.24%) GMP
9 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.081%) Basel II
10 1 (0.081%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.081%) GAMP
10 1 (0.081%) GxP
10 1 (0.081%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.081%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.081%) COREP
System Software
1 64 (5.18%) Active Directory
2 51 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (1.62%) VMware ESX
5 19 (1.54%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.29%) ProxySG
7 13 (1.05%) NFS
8 12 (0.97%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.89%) vSphere
10 10 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 8 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.49%) ACF2
12 6 (0.49%) XenServer
12 6 (0.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 5 (0.40%) XenApp
13 5 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.40%) RACF
14 4 (0.32%) Firmware
15 2 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (1.05%) NetBackup
2 11 (0.89%) SCCM
2 11 (0.89%) Puppet
3 7 (0.57%) SCOM
3 7 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (0.49%) HP SIM
4 6 (0.49%) OpenView
4 6 (0.49%) Tivoli
4 6 (0.49%) Nagios
4 6 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (0.32%) nmon
6 4 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
6 4 (0.32%) HP NNM
7 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.24%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.24%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 240 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 118 (9.55%) Cisco
3 108 (8.74%) Oracle
4 98 (7.93%) VMware
5 82 (6.63%) HP
6 76 (6.15%) CheckPoint
7 69 (5.58%) SAP
8 55 (4.45%) Citrix
9 31 (2.51%) IBM
10 30 (2.43%) F5
11 26 (2.10%) Red Hat
11 26 (2.10%) NetApp
12 25 (2.02%) Juniper
13 23 (1.86%) Blue Coat
14 21 (1.70%) Nortel
15 20 (1.62%) Remedy
16 18 (1.46%) EMC
17 16 (1.29%) McAfee
18 15 (1.21%) Veritas
18 15 (1.21%) Avaya
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicestershire
Roc Search
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day + neg.
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Hackney, London
The British Library
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: From £35 to £45 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago