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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 182 155 165
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +10
Contract jobs citing Change Control 612 679 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.21% 1.35% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.79% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 394 312
Average daily rate
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£390 £371 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -7.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £550 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
+7.29% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 30
Average hourly rate £30.72 £23.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.12% -19.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £20.13 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £36.95 £51.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.35% -17.85%
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
38727 37841 32389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.63% 75.25% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24549 23975 19814
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1098 1003
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -42 201 £400 -2.43% 42
South East +23 154 £405 +15.71% 35
North West -3 67 £323 +9.78% 24
South West -15 57 £488 +25.80% 11
West Midlands -18 37 £338 -1.31% 6
Yorkshire -16 28 £325 +3.17% 11
East of England +4 26 £275 -8.33% 13
East Midlands +9 23 £413 -25.00% 6
North East -7 17 £293 +14.34%
Midlands +2 1 - -
Change Control
UK

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 372 (30.77%) Finance
2 369 (30.52%) Project Management
3 294 (24.32%) PRINCE2
4 247 (20.43%) Microsoft
5 219 (18.11%) ITIL
6 184 (15.22%) Security Cleared
7 177 (14.64%) MS Excel
8 172 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 169 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
10 167 (13.81%) Windows
11 150 (12.41%) Risk Management
12 140 (11.58%) MS Project
13 132 (10.92%) MS Office
14 123 (10.17%) Programme Management
15 120 (9.93%) SC Cleared
16 119 (9.84%) Change Management
17 116 (9.59%) Migration
18 110 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
19 109 (9.02%) SQL
20 105 (8.68%) SQL Server
21 103 (8.52%) Banking
22 102 (8.44%) Oracle
23 99 (8.19%) VMware
24 98 (8.11%) Linux
25 96 (7.94%) Configuration Management
26 94 (7.78%) Project Planning
27 88 (7.28%) Cisco
28 84 (6.95%) SAP
29 82 (6.78%) QA
30 77 (6.37%) HP

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 73 (6.04%) SharePoint
2 44 (3.64%) Apache
3 28 (2.32%) CMS
4 27 (2.23%) MS Exchange
5 26 (2.15%) IIS
6 17 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (1.24%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 12 (0.99%) SAS
10 11 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (0.91%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.41%) WorkSite
12 5 (0.41%) MS Project Server
12 5 (0.41%) JBoss
12 5 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.41%) Lync
13 4 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 177 (14.64%) MS Excel
2 140 (11.58%) MS Project
3 132 (10.92%) MS Office
4 74 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (2.73%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.50%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.083%) FastStats
8 1 (0.083%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.083%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.083%) Weka
Business Applications
1 20 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (0.99%) Magento
4 10 (0.83%) Primavera
5 6 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (0.50%) CA PPM
5 6 (0.50%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 5 (0.41%) SAP FI-AP
6 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.41%) Oracle Payroll
7 4 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.33%) SAP QM
7 4 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.33%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.17%) Agresso
9 2 (0.17%) Endur
9 2 (0.17%) ZaiNet
9 2 (0.17%) Aligne
9 2 (0.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.16%) SaaS
2 10 (0.83%) Office 365
3 8 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.41%) PaaS
5 1 (0.083%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.083%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.083%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.083%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.083%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.083%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.083%) Route 53
5 1 (0.083%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.083%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 74 (6.12%) Firewall
2 68 (5.62%) Internet
3 53 (4.38%) WAN
3 53 (4.38%) SAN
4 41 (3.39%) DNS
5 40 (3.31%) LAN
6 36 (2.98%) TCP/IP
7 30 (2.48%) DHCP
8 26 (2.15%) Wireless
9 23 (1.90%) NAS
9 23 (1.90%) MPLS
10 21 (1.74%) BGP
11 20 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (1.57%) iSCSI
13 17 (1.41%) Network Security
13 17 (1.41%) OSPF
14 13 (1.08%) BIG-IP
15 12 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
16 10 (0.83%) SSL
16 10 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (8.68%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
3 30 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (1.74%) Oracle Database
7 20 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
10 14 (1.16%) MS Access
10 14 (1.16%) Data Mining
11 13 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (1.08%) OLAP
12 12 (0.99%) MySQL
13 9 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (0.74%) Big Data
14 8 (0.66%) Relational Database
15 7 (0.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 7 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.58%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 50 (4.14%) Jenkins
2 44 (3.64%) Subversion
3 41 (3.39%) Git (software)
4 25 (2.07%) Selenium
5 18 (1.49%) Cucumber
6 13 (1.08%) JUnit
6 13 (1.08%) Visual Studio
7 12 (0.99%) Mockito
8 10 (0.83%) ClearQuest
8 10 (0.83%) ClearCase
8 10 (0.83%) JIRA
9 9 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
10 7 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.50%) Maven
12 5 (0.41%) PHPUnit
12 5 (0.41%) Jasmine
13 4 (0.33%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.25%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.25%) Eclipse
General
1 372 (30.77%) Finance
2 103 (8.52%) Banking
3 76 (6.29%) Retail
4 54 (4.47%) Telecoms
5 51 (4.22%) Manufacturing
6 21 (1.74%) Retail Banking
7 20 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 20 (1.65%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.32%) Back Office
8 16 (1.32%) Local Government
9 15 (1.24%) Marketing
10 13 (1.08%) Legal
11 12 (0.99%) Automotive
11 12 (0.99%) Front Office
12 9 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.74%) Publishing
13 8 (0.66%) Electronics
14 6 (0.50%) Advertising
14 6 (0.50%) Law
15 5 (0.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 259 (21.42%) Project Manager
2 208 (17.20%) Analyst
3 93 (7.69%) Consultant
4 90 (7.44%) Developer
5 63 (5.21%) PMO Analyst
6 52 (4.30%) Programme Manager
7 43 (3.56%) Business Analyst
8 42 (3.47%) Architect
9 34 (2.81%) Administrator
10 33 (2.73%) Senior Manager
10 33 (2.73%) Support Analyst
11 32 (2.65%) Coordinator
12 30 (2.48%) Senior Project Manager
13 27 (2.23%) Solutions Architect
13 27 (2.23%) Security Consultant
14 26 (2.15%) Service Manager
15 24 (1.99%) PMO Manager
16 23 (1.90%) Senior Analyst
17 22 (1.82%) Software Engineer
17 22 (1.82%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (4.80%) Web Services
2 55 (4.55%) .NET
3 48 (3.97%) XML
4 38 (3.14%) HTML
5 33 (2.73%) RESTful
6 27 (2.23%) .NET Framework
7 25 (2.07%) CSS
8 23 (1.90%) JSON
9 22 (1.82%) Middleware
10 21 (1.74%) SOAP
11 20 (1.65%) jQuery
12 19 (1.57%) Ajax
13 16 (1.32%) HTML5
14 15 (1.24%) CSS3
15 13 (1.08%) Spring
15 13 (1.08%) REST
16 12 (0.99%) ASP.NET
16 12 (0.99%) Hibernate
17 11 (0.91%) PostGIS
18 10 (0.83%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 110 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 30 (2.48%) Clustering
4 25 (2.07%) NHS
5 18 (1.49%) PMI
6 17 (1.41%) PKI
7 16 (1.32%) GIS
7 16 (1.32%) Statistics
8 15 (1.24%) Economics
8 15 (1.24%) Computer Science
9 14 (1.16%) Open Source
10 12 (0.99%) Replication
11 11 (0.91%) DataPower
11 11 (0.91%) FMCG
12 10 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.74%) Visualisation
13 9 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
13 9 (0.74%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.66%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.66%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 167 (13.81%) Windows
2 98 (8.11%) Linux
3 68 (5.62%) UNIX
4 45 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (2.73%) Solaris
8 17 (1.41%) Windows 7
9 15 (1.24%) HPUX
10 14 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.99%) AIX
11 12 (0.99%) Windows XP
12 10 (0.83%) CentOS
13 7 (0.58%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.41%) Android
15 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.25%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (30.52%) Project Management
2 294 (24.32%) PRINCE2
3 219 (18.11%) ITIL
4 172 (14.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 169 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
6 150 (12.41%) Risk Management
7 123 (10.17%) Programme Management
8 119 (9.84%) Change Management
9 116 (9.59%) Migration
10 96 (7.94%) Configuration Management
11 94 (7.78%) Project Planning
12 71 (5.87%) Continuous Improvement
13 65 (5.38%) Scrum
14 57 (4.71%) Service Delivery
15 52 (4.30%) Release Management
16 51 (4.22%) Dependency Management
17 48 (3.97%) CRM
17 48 (3.97%) Service Management
18 45 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
18 45 (3.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 109 (9.02%) SQL
2 50 (4.14%) Java
3 41 (3.39%) JavaScript
4 33 (2.73%) C
5 31 (2.56%) C#
6 27 (2.23%) VBA
7 20 (1.65%) VB
8 19 (1.57%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.32%) C++
10 14 (1.16%) Python
11 12 (0.99%) PHP
12 10 (0.83%) PowerShell
13 9 (0.74%) Perl
14 8 (0.66%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.50%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.50%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.41%) PHP5
16 5 (0.41%) Ruby
16 5 (0.41%) VBScript
16 5 (0.41%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 184 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 120 (9.93%) SC Cleared
3 69 (5.71%) Degree
4 46 (3.80%) PMI Certification
4 46 (3.80%) DV Cleared
5 43 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (3.31%) PMP
7 37 (3.06%) ISEB
7 37 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 34 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 28 (2.32%) CISSP
10 25 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
10 25 (2.07%) CCNA
11 20 (1.65%) CISM
12 19 (1.57%) MCSE
13 18 (1.49%) CRISC
14 17 (1.41%) CCNP
15 13 (1.08%) APMP
15 13 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (1.08%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.78%) QA
2 46 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (3.06%) SLA
4 29 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (1.74%) ISO 9000
6 19 (1.57%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.99%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.99%) P3O
8 10 (0.83%) DO-178B
9 7 (0.58%) GxP
10 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.25%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.25%) EMIR
11 3 (0.25%) FATCA
12 2 (0.17%) GMP
12 2 (0.17%) COBIT
13 1 (0.083%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.083%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.083%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 74 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 72 (5.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (2.89%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.82%) VMware ESX
5 15 (1.24%) XenApp
6 14 (1.16%) vSphere
7 11 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.91%) NFS
8 10 (0.83%) Terminal Services
8 10 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (0.74%) XenServer
10 8 (0.66%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 6 (0.50%) vCloud
11 6 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.33%) Firmware
13 3 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.25%) Snort
14 2 (0.17%) ACF2
14 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.17%) RACF
Systems Management
1 10 (0.83%) SCCM
2 6 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (0.50%) OVSD
2 6 (0.50%) SCOM
2 6 (0.50%) HP SIM
2 6 (0.50%) Puppet
3 5 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (0.41%) WMI
3 5 (0.41%) Nagios
3 5 (0.41%) OpenView
4 4 (0.33%) ARCserve
4 4 (0.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (0.33%) WSUS
4 4 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.25%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.25%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.25%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 247 (20.43%) Microsoft
2 102 (8.44%) Oracle
3 99 (8.19%) VMware
4 88 (7.28%) Cisco
5 84 (6.95%) SAP
6 77 (6.37%) HP
7 57 (4.71%) Citrix
8 46 (3.80%) CheckPoint
9 34 (2.81%) NetApp
10 29 (2.40%) IBM
11 25 (2.07%) Red Hat
11 25 (2.07%) F5
12 21 (1.74%) EMC
13 17 (1.41%) Remedy
14 14 (1.16%) Business Objects
15 13 (1.08%) Informatica
16 11 (0.91%) McAfee
17 10 (0.83%) ServiceNow
17 10 (0.83%) Hyperion
17 10 (0.83%) Brocade
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £20 to £22 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Thomson Reuters
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £450 - 550 per day + .
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £451 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fusion Experience
Rate: £510 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £380 to £470 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: £380 - £470 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Haymarket Media Group
Rate: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 10 days ago