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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 187 176 194
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs citing Change Control 613 604 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.15% 1.26% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.68% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 328 324
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£400 £393 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 22
Average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £13.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.65 £37.50 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £23.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+51.59% -18.96%
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
39268 35881 37304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.89% 74.60% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25483 22750 22122
Average daily rate £423 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1122 1030 1408
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -21 260 £435 +2.35% 66
South East +1 107 £388 +6.16% 21
South West +3 71 £413 +17.83% 13
North West -19 47 £330 +1.53% 14
East Midlands +25 34 £425 +21.42% 3
West Midlands -20 32 £288 -17.85% 10
Yorkshire -25 26 £350 -11.61% 18
East of England -33 22 £400 +14.28% 10
North East -24 13 £217 -51.88% 3
Change Control
UK

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 361 (30.75%) Finance
2 326 (27.77%) Project Management
3 239 (20.36%) PRINCE2
4 221 (18.82%) Microsoft
5 162 (13.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 159 (13.54%) Risk Management
6 159 (13.54%) ITIL
7 154 (13.12%) Change Management
8 149 (12.69%) Programme Management
9 148 (12.61%) MS Excel
10 145 (12.35%) Security Cleared
11 141 (12.01%) Windows
12 122 (10.39%) MS Project
13 119 (10.14%) Banking
14 117 (9.97%) MS Office
15 114 (9.71%) Configuration Management
16 113 (9.63%) Firewall
17 110 (9.37%) Migration
17 110 (9.37%) Cisco
17 110 (9.37%) Oracle
17 110 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
18 106 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
19 103 (8.77%) SC Cleared
20 102 (8.69%) SQL
21 93 (7.92%) UNIX
22 90 (7.67%) Degree
23 79 (6.73%) SAP
23 79 (6.73%) SharePoint
24 77 (6.56%) Java
25 76 (6.47%) SQL Server

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 79 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.13%) IIS
3 22 (1.87%) MS Exchange
3 22 (1.87%) WebSphere
4 19 (1.62%) Apache
5 17 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (1.19%) SAS
7 13 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (0.85%) JBoss
9 10 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (0.77%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (0.68%) CMS
11 8 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.60%) Lync
13 6 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 148 (12.61%) MS Excel
2 122 (10.39%) MS Project
3 117 (9.97%) MS Office
4 54 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 49 (4.17%) MS Visio
6 23 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.51%) Open Workbench
8 5 (0.43%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.34%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.085%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.085%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (1.11%) assyst
2 9 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.34%) CA Clarity
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.26%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.17%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.17%) Agresso
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.17%) SAP QM
7 2 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.60%) SaaS
2 5 (0.43%) Office 365
3 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.26%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.17%) Force.com
5 1 (0.085%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.085%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.085%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.085%) Route 53
5 1 (0.085%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (9.63%) Firewall
2 62 (5.28%) WAN
3 53 (4.51%) TCP/IP
4 47 (4.00%) Internet
5 44 (3.75%) SAN
6 43 (3.66%) LAN
7 42 (3.58%) Network Security
8 37 (3.15%) Wireless
9 27 (2.30%) DNS
10 26 (2.21%) NAS
11 20 (1.70%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (1.62%) Intranet
12 19 (1.62%) HTTP
13 18 (1.53%) VPN
14 14 (1.19%) Nortel Contivity
14 14 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (1.19%) Multicast
15 12 (1.02%) iSCSI
15 12 (1.02%) DHCP
15 12 (1.02%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
5 16 (1.36%) Oracle Database
5 16 (1.36%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 13 (1.11%) Base SAS
6 13 (1.11%) MySQL
7 12 (1.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 10 (0.85%) MS Access
8 10 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 10 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.68%) DB2
11 7 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.51%) Ingres
13 5 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.43%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 16 (1.36%) JIRA
2 14 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (0.68%) Subversion
4 8 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 6 (0.51%) Serena SBM
6 5 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (0.43%) PHPUnit
6 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.34%) Ant
7 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.26%) Maven
8 3 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.26%) JUnit
9 2 (0.17%) Toad
9 2 (0.17%) JDeveloper
9 2 (0.17%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.17%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.17%) Selenium
General
1 361 (30.75%) Finance
2 119 (10.14%) Banking
3 61 (5.20%) Retail
4 53 (4.51%) Telecoms
5 52 (4.43%) Investment Banking
6 27 (2.30%) Legal
7 23 (1.96%) Retail Banking
8 21 (1.79%) Back Office
9 19 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 19 (1.62%) Law
10 18 (1.53%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.28%) Military
11 15 (1.28%) Financial Institution
12 14 (1.19%) Front Office
12 14 (1.19%) Marketing
13 12 (1.02%) Publishing
14 10 (0.85%) Automotive
15 8 (0.68%) Billing
16 5 (0.43%) German Language
16 5 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 251 (21.38%) Project Manager
2 229 (19.51%) Analyst
3 64 (5.45%) Senior Manager
4 62 (5.28%) Programme Manager
5 59 (5.03%) Business Analyst
6 57 (4.86%) Developer
7 56 (4.77%) PMO Analyst
8 52 (4.43%) Senior Project Manager
9 50 (4.26%) Network Engineer
10 46 (3.92%) Consultant
11 44 (3.75%) Support Analyst
12 33 (2.81%) Architect
13 30 (2.56%) Coordinator
13 30 (2.56%) Applications Support
14 26 (2.21%) Administrator
14 26 (2.21%) PMO Lead
15 25 (2.13%) PMO Manager
15 25 (2.13%) IT Project Manager
16 21 (1.79%) Applications Support Analyst
16 21 (1.79%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.98%) .NET
2 28 (2.39%) HTML
3 27 (2.30%) XML
4 26 (2.21%) Web Services
5 23 (1.96%) Middleware
6 22 (1.87%) CSS
7 14 (1.19%) jQuery
8 13 (1.11%) J2EE
8 13 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
9 11 (0.94%) ASP.NET
9 11 (0.94%) Spring
10 10 (0.85%) XSLT
11 9 (0.77%) .NET Framework
11 9 (0.77%) Django
12 8 (0.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 8 (0.68%) JSP
12 8 (0.68%) Hibernate
13 7 (0.60%) JMS
14 6 (0.51%) SOAP
14 6 (0.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 110 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (6.47%) Management Information System
3 26 (2.21%) Clustering
4 22 (1.87%) PMI
5 17 (1.45%) Blackberry
6 13 (1.11%) NHS
6 13 (1.11%) N-Tier
6 13 (1.11%) Mathematics
7 12 (1.02%) Statistics
7 12 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
7 12 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (1.02%) Credit Risk
8 11 (0.94%) Derivative
9 10 (0.85%) Computer Science
9 10 (0.85%) Replication
9 10 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (0.77%) User Experience
11 8 (0.68%) CMDB
11 8 (0.68%) Data Extraction
12 7 (0.60%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 141 (12.01%) Windows
2 93 (7.92%) UNIX
3 71 (6.05%) Linux
4 43 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (2.64%) Solaris
7 24 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (1.79%) Windows 7
8 21 (1.79%) AIX
9 19 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.51%) HPUX
11 5 (0.43%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.43%) VMS
12 3 (0.26%) CentOS
13 2 (0.17%) zOS
13 2 (0.17%) pSOS
14 1 (0.085%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.085%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.085%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (27.77%) Project Management
2 239 (20.36%) PRINCE2
3 162 (13.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 159 (13.54%) Risk Management
4 159 (13.54%) ITIL
5 154 (13.12%) Change Management
6 149 (12.69%) Programme Management
7 114 (9.71%) Configuration Management
8 110 (9.37%) Migration
9 106 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
10 72 (6.13%) Project Planning
11 71 (6.05%) Service Delivery
12 65 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
13 58 (4.94%) Dependency Management
14 51 (4.34%) ERP
15 45 (3.83%) Mentoring
16 44 (3.75%) Service Management
17 43 (3.66%) Document Management
18 41 (3.49%) Resource Management
19 37 (3.15%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 102 (8.69%) SQL
2 77 (6.56%) Java
3 28 (2.39%) JavaScript
4 27 (2.30%) C
5 24 (2.04%) Perl
6 19 (1.62%) Python
6 19 (1.62%) Shell Script
7 18 (1.53%) PowerShell
8 16 (1.36%) C#
9 15 (1.28%) C++
9 15 (1.28%) Korn
10 13 (1.11%) VBA
11 12 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 11 (0.94%) PHP
13 10 (0.85%) T-SQL
14 9 (0.77%) VB
15 7 (0.60%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.43%) Ada
16 5 (0.43%) Delphi
17 4 (0.34%) Jython
Qualifications
1 145 (12.35%) Security Cleared
2 103 (8.77%) SC Cleared
3 90 (7.67%) Degree
4 62 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (3.75%) CCNP
6 43 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 41 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 40 (3.41%) PMI Certification
9 37 (3.15%) CCNA
10 35 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 34 (2.90%) CISSP
12 30 (2.56%) MCSE
13 27 (2.30%) PMP
14 20 (1.70%) CCIE
15 16 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (1.36%) GIAC
15 16 (1.36%) CEH
16 14 (1.19%) DV Cleared
17 12 (1.02%) JNCIS
18 11 (0.94%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.71%) QA
2 47 (4.00%) SLA
3 32 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.02%) COBIT
5 12 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.68%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.60%) P3O
8 3 (0.26%) GMP
9 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.085%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.085%) GxP
10 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.085%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.085%) GAMP
10 1 (0.085%) Basel II
System Software
1 63 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 38 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.45%) ProxySG
3 17 (1.45%) VMware ESX
3 17 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (1.36%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.02%) NFS
6 11 (0.94%) Terminal Services
7 8 (0.68%) vSphere
7 8 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 7 (0.60%) ACF2
9 6 (0.51%) RACF
10 5 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (0.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 4 (0.34%) XenApp
11 4 (0.34%) Firmware
12 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.17%) Snort
12 2 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (1.19%) SCCM
2 11 (0.94%) NetBackup
3 9 (0.77%) Puppet
4 8 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
5 7 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (0.60%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.51%) Nagios
6 6 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.43%) SCOM
7 5 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (0.34%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.34%) HP NNM
8 4 (0.34%) OpenView
8 4 (0.34%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 4 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.34%) nmon
9 3 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.26%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 221 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 110 (9.37%) Oracle
2 110 (9.37%) Cisco
3 79 (6.73%) SAP
4 71 (6.05%) VMware
5 70 (5.96%) HP
6 69 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 46 (3.92%) Citrix
8 32 (2.73%) IBM
9 30 (2.56%) Juniper
10 27 (2.30%) Blue Coat
11 26 (2.21%) Red Hat
12 23 (1.96%) F5
13 20 (1.70%) Nortel
14 17 (1.45%) Avaya
14 17 (1.45%) McAfee
15 16 (1.36%) NetApp
15 16 (1.36%) Business Objects
16 15 (1.28%) EMC
17 14 (1.19%) Remedy
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Rate: £30 - £37.80 per hour
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Rate: £60,000 - 64,999 per year + benefits
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £400 - 406 per day
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
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Rate: £450 per day
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