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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 164 176 154
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Contract jobs citing Change Control 665 586 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.34% 1.22% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.60% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 347 360
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.08% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 19
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.27% -19.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £20.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.14 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -26.66%
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
38588 36620 34046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.62% 76.48% 75.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25416 23196 20943
Average daily rate £420 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1112 1039
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.83 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +28 297 £400 -3.61% 64
South East +4 128 £400 +23.07% 22
South West -19 49 £425 +2.90% 3
West Midlands +7 41 £375 -5.77% 15
North West -24 37 £350 +8.52% 16
East of England -8 35 £275 -16.66% 12
Yorkshire -14 30 £428 +35.71% 3
North East -2 26 £281 +9.12% 4
East Midlands -3 21 £350 -18.60% 5
Midlands -1 1 - -
Change Control
UK

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 386 (29.02%) Finance
2 385 (28.95%) Project Management
3 335 (25.19%) PRINCE2
4 250 (18.80%) Microsoft
5 235 (17.67%) ITIL
6 208 (15.64%) Security Cleared
7 201 (15.11%) Windows
8 198 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
9 192 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 171 (12.86%) Risk Management
10 171 (12.86%) MS Excel
11 145 (10.90%) MS Office
12 144 (10.83%) Programme Management
13 143 (10.75%) SC Cleared
14 137 (10.30%) MS Project
15 131 (9.85%) Migration
16 124 (9.32%) SQL
17 119 (8.95%) Linux
18 112 (8.42%) Configuration Management
19 110 (8.27%) Change Management
19 110 (8.27%) Project Planning
20 109 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
21 108 (8.12%) SQL Server
22 106 (7.97%) Cisco
23 102 (7.67%) Oracle
24 99 (7.44%) Active Directory
25 98 (7.37%) SharePoint
26 97 (7.29%) HP
27 95 (7.14%) VMware
27 95 (7.14%) Data Centre

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 98 (7.37%) SharePoint
2 46 (3.46%) MS Exchange
3 40 (3.01%) Apache
4 33 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (2.18%) IIS
5 29 (2.18%) CMS
6 18 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (1.20%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.05%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.05%) Lync
9 12 (0.90%) SAS
10 10 (0.75%) Confluence
10 10 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (0.68%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.53%) JBoss
14 6 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
15 5 (0.38%) FileNet
15 5 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 171 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 145 (10.90%) MS Office
3 137 (10.30%) MS Project
4 66 (4.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 40 (3.01%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.45%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.075%) Weka
9 1 (0.075%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (0.90%) Primavera
1 12 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
1 12 (0.90%) Magento
2 11 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.83%) Agresso
2 11 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.53%) CA PPM
4 6 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.30%) SAP FI-AP
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle Payroll
5 4 (0.30%) SAP QM
6 3 (0.23%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.23%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.15%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.28%) Office 365
2 9 (0.68%) SaaS
3 5 (0.38%) PaaS
3 5 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.075%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.075%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 87 (6.54%) Firewall
2 73 (5.49%) WAN
3 68 (5.11%) SAN
4 62 (4.66%) Internet
5 55 (4.14%) LAN
6 51 (3.83%) DNS
7 45 (3.38%) DHCP
8 41 (3.08%) TCP/IP
9 40 (3.01%) Wireless
10 30 (2.26%) MPLS
11 28 (2.11%) BGP
12 27 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (1.95%) NAS
14 25 (1.88%) OSPF
14 25 (1.88%) SSL
15 23 (1.73%) iSCSI
16 22 (1.65%) VPN
17 20 (1.50%) Network Security
18 18 (1.35%) IPsec
18 18 (1.35%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (1.58%) Oracle Database
6 20 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
6 20 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (1.35%) Relational Database
8 17 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (1.20%) MySQL
10 15 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (0.90%) MS Access
13 11 (0.83%) Data Mining
13 11 (0.83%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.68%) OLAP
14 9 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
15 8 (0.60%) Big Data
15 8 (0.60%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 48 (3.61%) Subversion
2 39 (2.93%) Jenkins
3 38 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 31 (2.33%) Selenium
5 26 (1.95%) Cucumber
6 18 (1.35%) Visual Studio
7 17 (1.28%) JUnit
8 16 (1.20%) JIRA
8 16 (1.20%) Mockito
9 9 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
10 7 (0.53%) PHPUnit
11 5 (0.38%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.30%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.30%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.30%) Toad
12 4 (0.30%) ClearQuest
13 3 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.23%) Maven
13 3 (0.23%) Jasmine
General
1 386 (29.02%) Finance
2 92 (6.92%) Banking
3 81 (6.09%) Retail
4 61 (4.59%) Manufacturing
5 56 (4.21%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.65%) Marketing
7 20 (1.50%) Back Office
8 19 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (1.35%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.20%) Automotive
10 16 (1.20%) Law
11 15 (1.13%) Local Government
12 14 (1.05%) Retail Banking
13 13 (0.98%) Legal
14 11 (0.83%) Publishing
15 10 (0.75%) Electronics
16 9 (0.68%) Front Office
17 7 (0.53%) Aerospace
18 6 (0.45%) Financial Institution
19 4 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 302 (22.71%) Project Manager
2 198 (14.89%) Analyst
3 87 (6.54%) Developer
4 84 (6.32%) Consultant
5 57 (4.29%) Architect
6 54 (4.06%) PMO Analyst
7 53 (3.98%) Programme Manager
8 49 (3.68%) Business Analyst
9 41 (3.08%) Administrator
10 35 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
11 34 (2.56%) Network Engineer
11 34 (2.56%) Support Analyst
12 30 (2.26%) Coordinator
13 28 (2.11%) Senior Analyst
14 26 (1.95%) Senior Manager
14 26 (1.95%) Change Manager
14 26 (1.95%) Senior Project Manager
15 24 (1.80%) PMO Manager
16 23 (1.73%) Support Engineer
17 22 (1.65%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (5.11%) .NET
2 63 (4.74%) Web Services
3 35 (2.63%) .NET Framework
4 34 (2.56%) XML
4 34 (2.56%) HTML
5 27 (2.03%) SOAP
6 24 (1.80%) ASP.NET
7 23 (1.73%) RESTful
8 22 (1.65%) CSS
9 17 (1.28%) Spring
10 16 (1.20%) JSON
11 14 (1.05%) REST
11 14 (1.05%) Middleware
12 13 (0.98%) SAML
12 13 (0.98%) OAuth2
12 13 (0.98%) OpenID
13 12 (0.90%) jQuery
13 12 (0.90%) Hibernate
14 10 (0.75%) HTML5
15 8 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 109 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 83 (6.24%) Management Information System
4 37 (2.78%) NHS
5 28 (2.11%) Clustering
6 24 (1.80%) PMI
7 22 (1.65%) GIS
8 15 (1.13%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.13%) User Experience
9 14 (1.05%) Statistics
10 13 (0.98%) PKI
10 13 (0.98%) FMCG
10 13 (0.98%) DataPower
11 11 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
11 11 (0.83%) Economics
11 11 (0.83%) Replication
12 10 (0.75%) HP Storage
13 9 (0.68%) EMC VNX
14 8 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
14 8 (0.60%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 201 (15.11%) Windows
2 119 (8.95%) Linux
3 72 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (4.89%) UNIX
5 61 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 51 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 31 (2.33%) Solaris
8 17 (1.28%) Windows XP
9 15 (1.13%) AIX
10 14 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.90%) Ubuntu
11 12 (0.90%) CentOS
12 9 (0.68%) FreeBSD
13 8 (0.60%) HPUX
14 6 (0.45%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.23%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.15%) Android
16 2 (0.15%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (28.95%) Project Management
2 335 (25.19%) PRINCE2
3 235 (17.67%) ITIL
4 198 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
5 192 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 171 (12.86%) Risk Management
7 144 (10.83%) Programme Management
8 131 (9.85%) Migration
9 112 (8.42%) Configuration Management
10 110 (8.27%) Change Management
10 110 (8.27%) Project Planning
11 76 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 71 (5.34%) Service Delivery
13 68 (5.11%) CRM
14 66 (4.96%) Service Management
15 63 (4.74%) Scrum
16 59 (4.44%) Waterfall
17 53 (3.98%) Document Management
18 45 (3.38%) SOA
18 45 (3.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 124 (9.32%) SQL
2 47 (3.53%) Java
3 43 (3.23%) C#
4 33 (2.48%) VB
5 31 (2.33%) C
6 28 (2.11%) JavaScript
7 25 (1.88%) VBA
7 25 (1.88%) PowerShell
8 19 (1.43%) PHP
9 16 (1.20%) Perl
10 14 (1.05%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.60%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.53%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.53%) VBScript
13 6 (0.45%) Python
13 6 (0.45%) C++
13 6 (0.45%) Embedded C
14 4 (0.30%) PHP5
15 3 (0.23%) ABAP
16 2 (0.15%) Ada
Qualifications
1 208 (15.64%) Security Cleared
2 143 (10.75%) SC Cleared
3 86 (6.47%) Degree
4 67 (5.04%) PMI Certification
5 63 (4.74%) DV Cleared
6 58 (4.36%) PMP
7 47 (3.53%) ISEB
8 42 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 40 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
9 40 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (2.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 33 (2.48%) MCSE
12 21 (1.58%) CCNP
13 20 (1.50%) CCNA
14 16 (1.20%) CISSP
15 15 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (1.13%) APMP
16 11 (0.83%) SAP Certification
16 11 (0.83%) CISM
17 10 (0.75%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (6.77%) QA
2 42 (3.16%) SLA
2 42 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (2.03%) ISO 9000
4 25 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (1.65%) P3O
6 13 (0.98%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.75%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.60%) DO-178B
8 8 (0.60%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.53%) GxP
10 5 (0.38%) FATCA
10 5 (0.38%) EMIR
11 3 (0.23%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.23%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.15%) JTAG
13 1 (0.075%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.075%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 1 (0.075%) GMP
13 1 (0.075%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 99 (7.44%) Active Directory
2 73 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (3.38%) Hyper-V
4 18 (1.35%) vSphere
5 17 (1.28%) VMware ESX
6 14 (1.05%) XenApp
6 14 (1.05%) NFS
7 10 (0.75%) Terminal Services
8 9 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.53%) Firmware
9 7 (0.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 6 (0.45%) XenServer
10 6 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.23%) vCloud
12 3 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.23%) Snort
12 3 (0.23%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.15%) Postfix
13 2 (0.15%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 19 (1.43%) SCCM
2 14 (1.05%) OVSD
3 13 (0.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (0.75%) WMI
4 10 (0.75%) ARCserve
5 9 (0.68%) SCOM
5 9 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (0.45%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.45%) WSUS
7 5 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.38%) HP SIM
7 5 (0.38%) NetCrunch
8 4 (0.30%) BladeLogic
8 4 (0.30%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.23%) Control-M
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.15%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 250 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 106 (7.97%) Cisco
3 102 (7.67%) Oracle
4 97 (7.29%) HP
5 95 (7.14%) VMware
6 93 (6.99%) SAP
7 70 (5.26%) Citrix
8 62 (4.66%) CheckPoint
9 39 (2.93%) NetApp
10 30 (2.26%) IBM
11 29 (2.18%) F5
12 28 (2.11%) EMC
13 26 (1.95%) Business Objects
14 24 (1.80%) Red Hat
15 20 (1.50%) Juniper
16 19 (1.43%) Informatica
17 15 (1.13%) Siebel
18 14 (1.05%) Remedy
18 14 (1.05%) SolarWinds
19 13 (0.98%) Brocade
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Rate: £200.00 - £230.00 per annum
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £250 - £295 per day
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
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