The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 155 152 141
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing Change Control 697 565 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.36% 1.31% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.80% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 313 472
Average daily rate £371 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 24
Average hourly rate £26.25 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.48% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £17.00 £22.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £52.95 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +28.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Change Control
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +1 297 £410 -6.28% 51
South East -14 113 £350 -6.66% 17
South West +4 82 £373 +12.95% 22
North West +2 51 £294 -2.08% 5
West Midlands +4 45 £344 +18.44% 8
East of England -17 41 £300 -14.28% 16
Yorkshire -8 27 £315 - 10
North East -16 21 £256 -1.91% 4
East Midlands -6 18 £375 +8.30% 3
Change Control
UK

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 473 (36.92%) Finance
2 431 (33.65%) Project Management
3 260 (20.30%) Microsoft
4 252 (19.67%) PRINCE2
5 210 (16.39%) Change Management
6 182 (14.21%) Windows
7 174 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 167 (13.04%) MS Project
9 153 (11.94%) Risk Management
9 153 (11.94%) Banking
10 152 (11.87%) Security Cleared
11 151 (11.79%) MS Excel
12 149 (11.63%) ITIL
13 136 (10.62%) SQL
14 114 (8.90%) Programme Management
15 110 (8.59%) MS Office
16 109 (8.51%) Oracle
17 103 (8.04%) Configuration Management
18 102 (7.96%) Degree
19 98 (7.65%) Project Planning
19 98 (7.65%) Active Directory
20 93 (7.26%) QA
21 90 (7.03%) SAP
21 90 (7.03%) SharePoint
22 88 (6.87%) Retail
23 87 (6.79%) Migration
24 86 (6.71%) SC Cleared
25 83 (6.48%) Telecoms
25 83 (6.48%) SQL Server
26 82 (6.40%) Linux

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (7.03%) SharePoint
2 54 (4.22%) MS Exchange
3 38 (2.97%) WebSphere
4 23 (1.80%) IIS
5 22 (1.72%) SAS
6 20 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 18 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (1.25%) MS Project Server
9 11 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (0.86%) Apache
10 9 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (0.70%) Lync
10 9 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.55%) CMS
12 7 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.39%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 167 (13.04%) MS Project
2 151 (11.79%) MS Excel
3 110 (8.59%) MS Office
4 59 (4.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 53 (4.14%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.078%) DOC1
7 1 (0.078%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.078%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
1 12 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (0.86%) Maximo
3 10 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.62%) CA Clarity
5 8 (0.62%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 7 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
9 4 (0.31%) Summit
9 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.23%) Workday HCM
10 3 (0.23%) MoSes
10 3 (0.23%) FLEXCUBE
10 3 (0.23%) assyst
10 3 (0.23%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.16%) Endur
11 2 (0.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.17%) SaaS
2 7 (0.55%) Office 365
3 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.23%) Force.com
5 1 (0.078%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.84%) Firewall
2 51 (3.98%) WAN
3 42 (3.28%) SAN
4 41 (3.20%) DNS
5 40 (3.12%) LAN
6 31 (2.42%) DHCP
7 28 (2.19%) Internet
8 26 (2.03%) TCP/IP
9 19 (1.48%) Wireless
10 18 (1.41%) VPN
10 18 (1.41%) Intranet
11 14 (1.09%) SMTP
12 13 (1.01%) FTP
13 12 (0.94%) NetScreen
13 12 (0.94%) Multicast
14 11 (0.86%) SSL
14 11 (0.86%) LDAP
15 9 (0.70%) Network Security
15 9 (0.70%) NAS
15 9 (0.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (1.80%) Oracle Database
5 22 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 22 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (1.17%) RDBMS
8 14 (1.09%) MySQL
9 12 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (0.70%) DB2
10 9 (0.70%) OLAP
11 8 (0.62%) MS Access
11 8 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.47%) QlikView
13 5 (0.39%) WebFOCUS
13 5 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (1.48%) Subversion
2 13 (1.01%) Visual Studio
3 10 (0.78%) JIRA
4 7 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (0.47%) Serena SBM
5 6 (0.47%) JUnit
6 5 (0.39%) Rational Application Developer
6 5 (0.39%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 4 (0.31%) MSI
7 4 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.16%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.16%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.16%) Toad
9 2 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.16%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.16%) jMock
9 2 (0.16%) Maven
General
1 473 (36.92%) Finance
2 153 (11.94%) Banking
3 88 (6.87%) Retail
4 83 (6.48%) Telecoms
5 56 (4.37%) Manufacturing
6 40 (3.12%) Investment Banking
7 36 (2.81%) Retail Banking
7 36 (2.81%) Legal
8 21 (1.64%) Back Office
9 19 (1.48%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 14 (1.09%) Publishing
12 13 (1.01%) Marketing
13 9 (0.70%) Law
14 7 (0.55%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.47%) Games
15 6 (0.47%) Front Office
15 6 (0.47%) Automotive
15 6 (0.47%) Advertising
16 3 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 313 (24.43%) Project Manager
2 269 (21.00%) Analyst
3 77 (6.01%) Business Analyst
4 75 (5.85%) PMO Analyst
5 61 (4.76%) Developer
6 53 (4.14%) Consultant
7 49 (3.83%) Support Analyst
8 46 (3.59%) Programme Manager
9 38 (2.97%) Change Manager
10 35 (2.73%) Administrator
11 33 (2.58%) Applications Support
11 33 (2.58%) Senior Manager
11 33 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
12 32 (2.50%) PMO Manager
13 30 (2.34%) Systems Engineer
14 27 (2.11%) Network Engineer
14 27 (2.11%) Applications Support Analyst
15 23 (1.80%) Senior Project Manager
15 23 (1.80%) Support Engineer
16 22 (1.72%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.20%) .NET
2 35 (2.73%) Web Services
3 34 (2.65%) J2EE
4 25 (1.95%) ASP.NET
5 22 (1.72%) XML
6 21 (1.64%) HTML
7 20 (1.56%) Middleware
8 14 (1.09%) .NET Framework
9 13 (1.01%) WCF
9 13 (1.01%) CSS
10 12 (0.94%) Spring
11 11 (0.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
12 10 (0.78%) SOAP
12 10 (0.78%) jQuery
12 10 (0.78%) Ajax
13 9 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (0.70%) EJB
13 9 (0.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 75 (5.85%) Management Information System
2 27 (2.11%) Blackberry
3 26 (2.03%) PMI
4 23 (1.80%) Credit Risk
5 22 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (1.48%) Clustering
7 13 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (1.01%) Mainframe
8 11 (0.86%) CMDB
8 11 (0.86%) NHS
9 9 (0.70%) Market Risk
10 8 (0.62%) FMCG
11 7 (0.55%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.55%) Data Conversion
11 7 (0.55%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.55%) Replication
12 6 (0.47%) AS400
12 6 (0.47%) Ergonomics
12 6 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 182 (14.21%) Windows
2 82 (6.40%) Linux
3 63 (4.92%) UNIX
4 56 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (2.81%) Solaris
7 32 (2.50%) AIX
8 28 (2.19%) Windows 7
9 20 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.94%) HPUX
12 10 (0.78%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.70%) SUSE
14 6 (0.47%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.31%) pSOS
15 4 (0.31%) Android
15 4 (0.31%) CentOS
15 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.31%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (33.65%) Project Management
2 252 (19.67%) PRINCE2
3 210 (16.39%) Change Management
4 174 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 153 (11.94%) Risk Management
6 149 (11.63%) ITIL
7 114 (8.90%) Programme Management
8 103 (8.04%) Configuration Management
9 98 (7.65%) Project Planning
10 87 (6.79%) Migration
11 68 (5.31%) Service Management
12 67 (5.23%) Service Delivery
13 64 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 61 (4.76%) Resource Management
14 61 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
15 59 (4.61%) Document Management
16 58 (4.53%) Agile Software Development
17 49 (3.83%) Dependency Management
18 48 (3.75%) CRM
19 43 (3.36%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (10.62%) SQL
2 58 (4.53%) Java
3 56 (4.37%) PowerShell
4 31 (2.42%) VB
5 26 (2.03%) Shell Script
6 25 (1.95%) C
7 24 (1.87%) C#
8 23 (1.80%) JavaScript
9 17 (1.33%) Perl
10 16 (1.25%) PL/SQL
11 10 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.70%) T-SQL
12 9 (0.70%) VBScript
13 7 (0.55%) ActionScript 2.0
13 7 (0.55%) ActionScript
13 7 (0.55%) Python
14 5 (0.39%) ABAP
15 4 (0.31%) VBA
15 4 (0.31%) C++
16 3 (0.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 152 (11.87%) Security Cleared
2 102 (7.96%) Degree
3 86 (6.71%) SC Cleared
4 68 (5.31%) PMI Certification
5 55 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 55 (4.29%) PMP
6 48 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 42 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (2.50%) MCSE
9 27 (2.11%) DV Cleared
10 26 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (2.03%) ISEB
11 23 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (1.48%) CCNP
13 12 (0.94%) CCNA
14 11 (0.86%) JNCIS
15 10 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (0.55%) APMP
16 7 (0.55%) CISSP
17 6 (0.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (7.26%) QA
2 31 (2.42%) SLA
3 14 (1.09%) P3O
4 12 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.47%) GxP
8 4 (0.31%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.23%) COBIT
10 2 (0.16%) FATCA
11 1 (0.078%) EMIR
11 1 (0.078%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.078%) Basel III
11 1 (0.078%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.078%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.078%) BS25999
11 1 (0.078%) JTAG
11 1 (0.078%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 98 (7.65%) Active Directory
2 54 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (3.28%) VMware ESX
4 22 (1.72%) vSphere
5 16 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (1.25%) Hyper-V
6 15 (1.17%) ISA Server
7 9 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.47%) XenApp
9 5 (0.39%) NFS
10 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.23%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.16%) MetaFrame
12 2 (0.16%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.16%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.16%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 18 (1.41%) SCCM
2 13 (1.01%) MAILsweeper
3 12 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 10 (0.78%) NetBackup
4 10 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.78%) Data Guard
5 9 (0.70%) Tivoli
6 8 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (0.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 5 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.31%) ARCserve
9 4 (0.31%) SCOM
9 4 (0.31%) nmon
10 3 (0.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 3 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (0.23%) Nagios
10 3 (0.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 260 (20.30%) Microsoft
2 109 (8.51%) Oracle
3 90 (7.03%) SAP
4 78 (6.09%) VMware
5 73 (5.70%) HP
6 60 (4.68%) Cisco
7 56 (4.37%) Citrix
8 54 (4.22%) IBM
9 30 (2.34%) Remedy
10 29 (2.26%) F5
11 27 (2.11%) Juniper
12 25 (1.95%) Red Hat
13 23 (1.80%) Symantec
14 22 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
15 20 (1.56%) McAfee
16 19 (1.48%) Informatica
16 19 (1.48%) JBoss
17 18 (1.41%) Open Text
17 18 (1.41%) CheckPoint
18 17 (1.33%) Business Objects
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis IT
Rate: £1 per day + market rate value
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £260 - £310 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £225.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lucas Kennedy
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Engineering
Rate: £38 - £42 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Dunnhumby
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Street
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Posted: 10 days ago