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 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
Change Control
Rank 169 163 167
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Change Control 607 572 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.31% 1.30% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.74% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 316 291
Average daily rate
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£400 £398 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +4.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 28
Average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.56 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.70 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%
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
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%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 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 -24 219 £430 +7.50% 49
South East +36 172 £390 +1.62% 18
South West -2 58 £444 +36.53% 15
West Midlands +7 34 £375 +7.14% 6
North West -11 34 £455 +30.00% 16
Yorkshire -11 32 £373 +9.70% 16
East of England -8 27 £250 -44.44% 15
North East -7 14 £426 +117.47% 1
East Midlands +9 11 £388 -18.42% 1
Change Control
UK

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 362 (29.92%) Finance
2 342 (28.26%) Project Management
3 271 (22.40%) PRINCE2
4 257 (21.24%) Microsoft
5 214 (17.69%) ITIL
6 184 (15.21%) Security Cleared
7 179 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 162 (13.39%) MS Excel
9 161 (13.31%) Windows
10 151 (12.48%) Change Management
10 151 (12.48%) Agile Software Development
11 132 (10.91%) Programme Management
12 129 (10.66%) MS Project
13 126 (10.41%) SC Cleared
14 125 (10.33%) Risk Management
15 122 (10.08%) MS Office
16 119 (9.83%) Configuration Management
17 118 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
18 117 (9.67%) Banking
19 114 (9.42%) SQL
20 109 (9.01%) VMware
21 107 (8.84%) Migration
22 100 (8.26%) Cisco
23 97 (8.02%) Linux
24 96 (7.93%) SQL Server
25 92 (7.60%) Oracle
26 89 (7.36%) UNIX
27 84 (6.94%) SharePoint
27 84 (6.94%) Firewall
28 82 (6.78%) QA

Change 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 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 84 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 38 (3.14%) Apache
3 35 (2.89%) IIS
4 29 (2.40%) WebSphere
5 22 (1.82%) CMS
6 20 (1.65%) SAS
7 19 (1.57%) MS Exchange
8 13 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (0.83%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.66%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.58%) JBoss
12 7 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.50%) Lync
13 6 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 162 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 129 (10.66%) MS Project
3 122 (10.08%) MS Office
4 66 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (2.56%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.41%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.33%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.083%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.083%) FastStats
10 1 (0.083%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (0.66%) Magento
3 8 (0.66%) assyst
4 7 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.50%) CA Clarity
6 5 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.41%) SAP FI-AP
6 5 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.33%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 4 (0.33%) Agresso
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.25%) SAP QM
8 3 (0.25%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.25%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.17%) Aligne
9 2 (0.17%) ZaiNet
9 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.83%) SaaS
2 3 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.25%) Office 365
3 2 (0.17%) Route 53
3 2 (0.17%) PaaS
3 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.083%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 84 (6.94%) Firewall
2 59 (4.88%) Internet
3 51 (4.21%) SAN
4 50 (4.13%) TCP/IP
5 37 (3.06%) WAN
6 32 (2.64%) DNS
7 30 (2.48%) LAN
8 28 (2.31%) Wireless
9 27 (2.23%) NAS
10 19 (1.57%) Intranet
10 19 (1.57%) Network Security
11 17 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (1.32%) iSCSI
12 16 (1.32%) MPLS
13 15 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (1.16%) Nortel Contivity
14 14 (1.16%) VPN
15 13 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
15 13 (1.07%) DHCP
16 11 (0.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (7.93%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.89%) Oracle Reports
3 30 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (1.40%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 17 (1.40%) Base SAS
5 17 (1.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 16 (1.32%) MS Access
7 15 (1.24%) Oracle Database
7 15 (1.24%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.24%) MySQL
8 13 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
9 10 (0.83%) Data Mining
10 9 (0.74%) OLAP
10 9 (0.74%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.74%) QlikView
11 8 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 39 (3.22%) Jenkins
2 34 (2.81%) Subversion
3 28 (2.31%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (1.16%) Selenium
6 12 (0.99%) JIRA
6 12 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
7 9 (0.74%) PHPUnit
8 8 (0.66%) ClearQuest
8 8 (0.66%) ClearCase
9 7 (0.58%) JUnit
9 7 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (0.58%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.41%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.41%) Maven
10 5 (0.41%) Mockito
10 5 (0.41%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.41%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.33%) QUnit
General
1 362 (29.92%) Finance
2 117 (9.67%) Banking
3 66 (5.45%) Retail
4 59 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 41 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 41 (3.39%) Investment Banking
6 24 (1.98%) Retail Banking
7 23 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (1.57%) Law
9 17 (1.40%) Legal
10 13 (1.07%) Automotive
11 12 (0.99%) Front Office
11 12 (0.99%) Back Office
12 10 (0.83%) Marketing
13 7 (0.58%) Publishing
13 7 (0.58%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.58%) Military
13 7 (0.58%) Local Government
14 6 (0.50%) Billing
14 6 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 229 (18.93%) Project Manager
2 228 (18.84%) Analyst
3 84 (6.94%) Consultant
4 82 (6.78%) Developer
5 69 (5.70%) Programme Manager
6 63 (5.21%) PMO Analyst
7 49 (4.05%) Senior Manager
8 42 (3.47%) Support Analyst
9 39 (3.22%) Business Analyst
9 39 (3.22%) Senior Project Manager
10 32 (2.64%) Architect
10 32 (2.64%) Network Engineer
10 32 (2.64%) Applications Support
11 29 (2.40%) Administrator
12 28 (2.31%) Coordinator
13 27 (2.23%) Security Consultant
14 25 (2.07%) Senior Analyst
15 24 (1.98%) Service Manager
16 23 (1.90%) Wintel Engineer
17 22 (1.82%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.80%) XML
2 43 (3.55%) Web Services
3 40 (3.31%) HTML
4 39 (3.22%) .NET
5 33 (2.73%) CSS
6 28 (2.31%) Middleware
7 27 (2.23%) RESTful
7 27 (2.23%) jQuery
8 20 (1.65%) Ajax
9 17 (1.40%) CSS3
9 17 (1.40%) WebSphere MQ
9 17 (1.40%) JSON
9 17 (1.40%) HTML5
10 14 (1.16%) XSLT
11 13 (1.07%) .NET Framework
12 12 (0.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 12 (0.99%) Hibernate
13 10 (0.83%) SOAP
14 9 (0.74%) REST
15 8 (0.66%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 118 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 36 (2.98%) Clustering
4 21 (1.74%) PMI
5 19 (1.57%) NHS
6 16 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.32%) PKI
7 15 (1.24%) Statistics
8 14 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
9 13 (1.07%) Blackberry
10 12 (0.99%) Open Source
10 12 (0.99%) N-Tier
10 12 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (0.99%) User Experience
11 11 (0.91%) GIS
11 11 (0.91%) Derivative
11 11 (0.91%) Mathematics
12 10 (0.83%) CMDB
12 10 (0.83%) Replication
13 9 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 161 (13.31%) Windows
2 97 (8.02%) Linux
3 89 (7.36%) UNIX
4 47 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (3.39%) Solaris
7 31 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (1.65%) AIX
9 19 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.24%) Windows 7
11 14 (1.16%) HPUX
12 6 (0.50%) CentOS
13 5 (0.41%) VMS
13 5 (0.41%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.25%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.25%) zOS
14 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.25%) Android
14 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (28.26%) Project Management
2 271 (22.40%) PRINCE2
3 214 (17.69%) ITIL
4 179 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 151 (12.48%) Change Management
5 151 (12.48%) Agile Software Development
6 132 (10.91%) Programme Management
7 125 (10.33%) Risk Management
8 119 (9.83%) Configuration Management
9 107 (8.84%) Migration
10 71 (5.87%) Project Planning
11 67 (5.54%) Dependency Management
12 63 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 55 (4.55%) Service Delivery
14 48 (3.97%) Scrum
15 47 (3.88%) Service Management
16 46 (3.80%) Release Management
17 43 (3.55%) ERP
17 43 (3.55%) Information Security
18 42 (3.47%) OO
Programming Languages
1 114 (9.42%) SQL
2 55 (4.55%) Java
3 53 (4.38%) JavaScript
4 32 (2.64%) C
5 24 (1.98%) C#
6 23 (1.90%) C++
7 22 (1.82%) VBA
8 20 (1.65%) Python
9 19 (1.57%) Shell Script
10 17 (1.40%) Perl
10 17 (1.40%) PHP
10 17 (1.40%) Bash Shell
11 16 (1.32%) PowerShell
12 15 (1.24%) Korn
13 10 (0.83%) VB
14 9 (0.74%) T-SQL
15 8 (0.66%) Ada
16 6 (0.50%) VBScript
16 6 (0.50%) Delphi
17 5 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 184 (15.21%) Security Cleared
2 126 (10.41%) SC Cleared
3 80 (6.61%) Degree
4 50 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 40 (3.31%) CISSP
7 38 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 35 (2.89%) PMI Certification
9 34 (2.81%) CCNA
10 33 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (2.48%) ISEB
12 29 (2.40%) MCSE
13 26 (2.15%) PMP
13 26 (2.15%) CCNP
14 24 (1.98%) DV Cleared
15 23 (1.90%) CISM
16 21 (1.74%) CCIE
16 21 (1.74%) CRISC
17 15 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
17 15 (1.24%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.78%) QA
2 52 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (3.80%) SLA
4 22 (1.82%) PCI DSS
5 18 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (1.32%) ISO 9000
7 12 (0.99%) P3O
8 5 (0.41%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.33%) DO-178B
9 4 (0.33%) COBIT
10 3 (0.25%) GMP
11 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.17%) GAMP
12 1 (0.083%) GxP
12 1 (0.083%) Basel II
12 1 (0.083%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.083%) EMIR
12 1 (0.083%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 67 (5.54%) Active Directory
2 62 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.07%) Hyper-V
3 25 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (1.82%) VMware ESX
5 16 (1.32%) NFS
6 14 (1.16%) ProxySG
7 13 (1.07%) Terminal Services
7 13 (1.07%) vSphere
8 10 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 6 (0.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 6 (0.50%) XenApp
9 6 (0.50%) XenServer
10 5 (0.41%) Firmware
10 5 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.33%) vCloud
12 3 (0.25%) RACF
12 3 (0.25%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.25%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 12 (0.99%) Puppet
2 11 (0.91%) NetBackup
3 10 (0.83%) SCCM
4 6 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.50%) SCOM
4 6 (0.50%) HP SIM
4 6 (0.50%) OpenView
5 5 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.33%) nmon
6 4 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.33%) WMI
6 4 (0.33%) Nagios
6 4 (0.33%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.17%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.17%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.17%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.17%) OVSD
8 2 (0.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 257 (21.24%) Microsoft
2 109 (9.01%) VMware
3 100 (8.26%) Cisco
4 92 (7.60%) Oracle
5 76 (6.28%) HP
6 73 (6.03%) SAP
7 68 (5.62%) CheckPoint
8 48 (3.97%) Citrix
9 38 (3.14%) IBM
10 32 (2.64%) NetApp
11 21 (1.74%) Nortel
11 21 (1.74%) F5
12 20 (1.65%) Red Hat
12 20 (1.65%) Remedy
13 18 (1.49%) EMC
14 16 (1.32%) Blue Coat
15 14 (1.16%) Veritas
16 12 (0.99%) Avaya
17 10 (0.83%) Google
17 10 (0.83%) Business Objects
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £430.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Corporate Project Solutions
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harris Global
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £590 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Required IT
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago