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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 170 166 168
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Change Control 645 583 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.30% 1.24% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.68% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 336 305
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £547 £561
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 30
Average hourly rate £33.90 £26.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.92% -17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.30 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.52 £37.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -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
37095 34787 31991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.83% 74.29% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24706 21803 19148
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1077 1341
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -7 255 £430 +7.50% 32
South East -4 153 £388 +6.16% 25
South West -11 58 £363 +3.42% 9
West Midlands +9 49 £375 +7.14% 14
North West +3 44 £350 +7.69% 6
Yorkshire -16 31 £362 +14.76% 7
East of England -18 24 £263 -41.66% 2
East Midlands +18 15 £325 +8.33% 7
North East -20 13 £300 -
Change Control
UK

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 370 (30.38%) Finance
2 334 (27.42%) Project Management
3 256 (21.02%) PRINCE2
4 249 (20.44%) Microsoft
5 193 (15.85%) ITIL
6 180 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 168 (13.79%) Change Management
7 168 (13.79%) MS Excel
8 166 (13.63%) Security Cleared
9 161 (13.22%) Windows
10 146 (11.99%) Programme Management
11 138 (11.33%) Risk Management
12 131 (10.76%) MS Project
13 129 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
14 125 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
15 120 (9.85%) MS Office
16 119 (9.77%) Banking
17 118 (9.69%) Configuration Management
18 115 (9.44%) Cisco
19 112 (9.20%) Firewall
20 109 (8.95%) SC Cleared
21 106 (8.70%) VMware
22 105 (8.62%) Migration
23 103 (8.46%) Oracle
24 97 (7.96%) SQL
25 94 (7.72%) SQL Server
26 93 (7.64%) UNIX
27 88 (7.22%) SharePoint
28 84 (6.90%) Linux
29 83 (6.81%) Degree

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 88 (7.22%) SharePoint
2 35 (2.87%) IIS
3 30 (2.46%) Apache
4 27 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 18 (1.48%) SAS
6 17 (1.40%) MS Exchange
7 14 (1.15%) CMS
7 14 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.57%) Lync
12 7 (0.57%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.49%) Documentum
13 6 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.41%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 168 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 131 (10.76%) MS Project
3 120 (9.85%) MS Office
4 71 (5.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 36 (2.96%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.41%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.41%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.33%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.082%) FastStats
9 1 (0.082%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.082%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.07%) assyst
3 7 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.41%) CA Clarity
5 5 (0.41%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.33%) Magento
6 4 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.33%) Agresso
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 3 (0.25%) SAP FI-AP
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.25%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.16%) Aligne
8 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.99%) SaaS
2 6 (0.49%) Office 365
3 3 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.16%) Route 53
4 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.082%) PaaS
5 1 (0.082%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 112 (9.20%) Firewall
2 61 (5.01%) TCP/IP
3 60 (4.93%) Internet
4 53 (4.35%) WAN
5 46 (3.78%) SAN
6 41 (3.37%) LAN
7 38 (3.12%) Network Security
8 37 (3.04%) DNS
9 29 (2.38%) Wireless
10 27 (2.22%) NAS
11 19 (1.56%) Intranet
12 18 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (1.40%) VPN
13 17 (1.40%) MPLS
13 17 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (1.23%) DHCP
15 14 (1.15%) iSCSI
15 14 (1.15%) Nortel Contivity
16 12 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
16 12 (0.99%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
3 26 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (1.40%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 17 (1.40%) MySQL
5 17 (1.40%) Base SAS
5 17 (1.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 15 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 14 (1.15%) MS Access
8 13 (1.07%) Relational Database
9 12 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (0.66%) DB2
14 7 (0.57%) OLAP
14 7 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.57%) QlikView
15 6 (0.49%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 25 (2.05%) Jenkins
2 22 (1.81%) Subversion
3 18 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (1.31%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.07%) Rational DOORS
5 13 (1.07%) JIRA
6 9 (0.74%) PHPUnit
7 7 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.49%) ClearCase
8 6 (0.49%) ClearQuest
9 5 (0.41%) Maven
9 5 (0.41%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.33%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.33%) Serena SBM
10 4 (0.33%) QUnit
11 3 (0.25%) Hudson
11 3 (0.25%) StarTeam
11 3 (0.25%) Toad
12 2 (0.16%) TestDirector
General
1 370 (30.38%) Finance
2 119 (9.77%) Banking
3 63 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 57 (4.68%) Retail
5 43 (3.53%) Investment Banking
6 28 (2.30%) Retail Banking
7 26 (2.13%) Law
8 24 (1.97%) Legal
9 20 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
10 18 (1.48%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.15%) Front Office
11 14 (1.15%) Back Office
12 11 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.74%) Military
14 8 (0.66%) Automotive
14 8 (0.66%) Publishing
15 7 (0.57%) Marketing
16 6 (0.49%) Advertising
17 5 (0.41%) Local Government
18 4 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 244 (20.03%) Project Manager
2 241 (19.79%) Analyst
3 74 (6.08%) Developer
4 69 (5.67%) Programme Manager
5 66 (5.42%) Consultant
6 65 (5.34%) Senior Manager
7 56 (4.60%) PMO Analyst
8 52 (4.27%) Senior Project Manager
9 49 (4.02%) Business Analyst
10 48 (3.94%) Support Analyst
11 45 (3.69%) Network Engineer
12 34 (2.79%) Applications Support
13 27 (2.22%) Coordinator
14 26 (2.13%) Administrator
15 25 (2.05%) IT Project Manager
16 24 (1.97%) Change Manager
16 24 (1.97%) Senior Analyst
16 24 (1.97%) Security Consultant
16 24 (1.97%) PMO Manager
17 23 (1.89%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.20%) XML
2 34 (2.79%) HTML
3 29 (2.38%) CSS
4 26 (2.13%) .NET
5 25 (2.05%) Middleware
6 23 (1.89%) jQuery
7 20 (1.64%) Web Services
8 17 (1.40%) XSLT
8 17 (1.40%) RESTful
9 16 (1.31%) Ajax
10 15 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
11 14 (1.15%) JSON
12 13 (1.07%) HTML5
13 12 (0.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 12 (0.99%) CSS3
14 10 (0.82%) FIX Protocol
15 9 (0.74%) FpML
16 8 (0.66%) Hibernate
16 8 (0.66%) Google Maps API
16 8 (0.66%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 125 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (5.34%) Management Information System
3 32 (2.63%) Clustering
4 21 (1.72%) PMI
5 20 (1.64%) NHS
6 18 (1.48%) Statistics
6 18 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
7 14 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.15%) Blackberry
7 14 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.07%) User Experience
8 13 (1.07%) PKI
9 12 (0.99%) N-Tier
10 11 (0.90%) Replication
10 11 (0.90%) Derivative
11 10 (0.82%) CMDB
11 10 (0.82%) Mathematics
12 8 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (0.57%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.57%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 161 (13.22%) Windows
2 93 (7.64%) UNIX
3 84 (6.90%) Linux
4 45 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (3.45%) Solaris
6 39 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (1.48%) AIX
9 17 (1.40%) Windows 7
10 13 (1.07%) HPUX
11 6 (0.49%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.41%) VMS
13 4 (0.33%) CentOS
14 3 (0.25%) Android
14 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.16%) zOS
15 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.082%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.082%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (27.42%) Project Management
2 256 (21.02%) PRINCE2
3 193 (15.85%) ITIL
4 180 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 168 (13.79%) Change Management
6 146 (11.99%) Programme Management
7 138 (11.33%) Risk Management
8 129 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
9 118 (9.69%) Configuration Management
10 105 (8.62%) Migration
11 73 (5.99%) Project Planning
12 71 (5.83%) Dependency Management
13 68 (5.58%) Service Delivery
14 62 (5.09%) Continuous Improvement
15 50 (4.11%) Service Management
16 43 (3.53%) ERP
16 43 (3.53%) Product Management
17 42 (3.45%) Line Management
18 39 (3.20%) User Acceptance Testing
19 38 (3.12%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 97 (7.96%) SQL
2 53 (4.35%) Java
3 43 (3.53%) JavaScript
4 31 (2.55%) C
5 23 (1.89%) C++
6 22 (1.81%) Python
7 21 (1.72%) Shell Script
8 18 (1.48%) VBA
8 18 (1.48%) C#
9 17 (1.40%) Perl
9 17 (1.40%) PHP
9 17 (1.40%) Bash Shell
10 16 (1.31%) Korn
11 14 (1.15%) PowerShell
12 9 (0.74%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.57%) Ada
14 6 (0.49%) VBScript
15 5 (0.41%) Ruby
15 5 (0.41%) Delphi
16 4 (0.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 166 (13.63%) Security Cleared
2 109 (8.95%) SC Cleared
3 83 (6.81%) Degree
4 62 (5.09%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 42 (3.45%) CCNA
6 42 (3.45%) CISSP
7 41 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (3.12%) CCNP
9 36 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 36 (2.96%) PMI Certification
10 35 (2.87%) MCSE
11 26 (2.13%) PMP
12 23 (1.89%) CCIE
13 21 (1.72%) DV Cleared
14 20 (1.64%) CISM
15 18 (1.48%) GIAC
15 18 (1.48%) CEH
15 18 (1.48%) CRISC
16 14 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.50%) QA
2 43 (3.53%) SLA
3 39 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.72%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.74%) P3O
7 6 (0.49%) COBIT
8 3 (0.25%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.16%) GAMP
9 2 (0.16%) GMP
10 1 (0.082%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.082%) GxP
10 1 (0.082%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.082%) Basel II
10 1 (0.082%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.082%) COREP
System Software
1 65 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 60 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (1.81%) VMware ESX
5 21 (1.72%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.31%) ProxySG
7 13 (1.07%) NFS
8 12 (0.99%) Terminal Services
8 12 (0.99%) vSphere
9 10 (0.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 6 (0.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 6 (0.49%) XenServer
11 5 (0.41%) XenApp
11 5 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.25%) vCloud
12 3 (0.25%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.25%) Firmware
12 3 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (1.15%) Puppet
2 12 (0.99%) NetBackup
3 11 (0.90%) SCCM
4 8 (0.66%) OpenView
5 7 (0.57%) SCOM
5 7 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (0.49%) HP SIM
6 6 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.41%) Nagios
8 4 (0.33%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.33%) nmon
9 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.25%) HP NNM
9 3 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.25%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.16%) Netcool
10 2 (0.16%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.16%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 249 (20.44%) Microsoft
2 115 (9.44%) Cisco
3 106 (8.70%) VMware
4 103 (8.46%) Oracle
5 82 (6.73%) HP
6 80 (6.57%) CheckPoint
7 63 (5.17%) SAP
8 52 (4.27%) Citrix
9 33 (2.71%) IBM
10 31 (2.55%) F5
11 28 (2.30%) NetApp
12 24 (1.97%) Juniper
13 23 (1.89%) Blue Coat
14 21 (1.72%) Nortel
15 19 (1.56%) Red Hat
16 18 (1.48%) Remedy
16 18 (1.48%) McAfee
17 16 (1.31%) EMC
18 15 (1.23%) Avaya
19 14 (1.15%) Veritas
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