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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 183 157 164
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Contract jobs citing Change Control 572 627 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.20% 1.37% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.82% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 360 299
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £371 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.91% +14.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 25
Average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.32% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.61 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £66.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.43 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -15.38%
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
36276 34482 29909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.17% 75.38% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23210 21106 18166
Average daily rate £425 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 964 1079 1107
Average hourly rate £28.19 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -44 187 £413 +3.26% 36
South East +20 164 £390 +0.97% 23
North West +4 58 £455 +34.81% 14
South West -22 56 £500 +33.33% 12
Yorkshire -16 30 £325 -21.21% 7
West Midlands -14 29 £355 +1.79% 8
East of England -15 18 £263 -12.50% 6
East Midlands -1 16 £381 -19.73% 2
North East -21 6 £450 +78.21% 1
Change Control
UK

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 351 (29.62%) Finance
2 338 (28.52%) Project Management
3 273 (23.04%) PRINCE2
4 247 (20.84%) Microsoft
5 206 (17.38%) ITIL
6 172 (14.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 170 (14.35%) Windows
8 169 (14.26%) MS Excel
9 164 (13.84%) Security Cleared
10 160 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
11 141 (11.90%) Change Management
12 137 (11.56%) MS Project
13 127 (10.72%) Risk Management
14 126 (10.63%) Programme Management
15 122 (10.30%) Migration
15 122 (10.30%) MS Office
15 122 (10.30%) SQL
16 120 (10.13%) Configuration Management
17 115 (9.70%) VMware
18 114 (9.62%) SC Cleared
19 113 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
20 111 (9.37%) Banking
21 110 (9.28%) SQL Server
22 107 (9.03%) Oracle
23 99 (8.35%) Linux
24 92 (7.76%) Cisco
25 89 (7.51%) UNIX
26 79 (6.67%) QA
27 78 (6.58%) Degree
28 75 (6.33%) Project Planning

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 75 (6.33%) SharePoint
2 43 (3.63%) Apache
3 36 (3.04%) IIS
4 25 (2.11%) WebSphere
5 22 (1.86%) CMS
6 21 (1.77%) SAS
7 20 (1.69%) MS Exchange
8 13 (1.10%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (1.01%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.51%) JBoss
13 6 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.42%) Documentum
14 5 (0.42%) Lync
14 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 169 (14.26%) MS Excel
2 137 (11.56%) MS Project
3 122 (10.30%) MS Office
4 72 (6.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (1.86%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.42%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.084%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.084%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.084%) FastStats
8 1 (0.084%) Weka
Business Applications
1 21 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.84%) Magento
4 7 (0.59%) CA PPM
5 6 (0.51%) SAP FI-AP
5 6 (0.51%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 5 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle Payroll
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.34%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.34%) Agresso
7 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.25%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.17%) Aligne
9 2 (0.17%) assyst
9 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.17%) ZaiNet
9 2 (0.17%) Endur
9 2 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.18%) SaaS
2 4 (0.34%) PaaS
2 4 (0.34%) Office 365
3 2 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.084%) Route 53
4 1 (0.084%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.084%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.084%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.084%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 65 (5.49%) Firewall
2 61 (5.15%) Internet
3 56 (4.73%) SAN
4 41 (3.46%) TCP/IP
5 40 (3.38%) WAN
6 32 (2.70%) DNS
7 26 (2.19%) LAN
7 26 (2.19%) NAS
8 24 (2.03%) iSCSI
9 23 (1.94%) MPLS
10 20 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
10 20 (1.69%) Wireless
11 17 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (1.27%) BGP
12 15 (1.27%) DHCP
13 14 (1.18%) Network Security
14 13 (1.10%) Intranet
15 12 (1.01%) OSPF
16 11 (0.93%) BIG-IP
17 10 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.95%) Oracle Reports
3 31 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (1.86%) Oracle Database
5 20 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 16 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
8 16 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (1.35%) Base SAS
8 16 (1.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 16 (1.35%) MS Access
9 13 (1.10%) MySQL
9 13 (1.10%) Data Mining
9 13 (1.10%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.93%) OLAP
10 11 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.84%) QlikView
12 8 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 46 (3.88%) Jenkins
2 42 (3.54%) Subversion
3 36 (3.04%) Git (software)
4 20 (1.69%) Selenium
5 17 (1.43%) JIRA
6 14 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.10%) Cucumber
8 11 (0.93%) JUnit
9 10 (0.84%) ClearCase
9 10 (0.84%) ClearQuest
10 9 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
10 9 (0.76%) PHPUnit
10 9 (0.76%) Mockito
11 7 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.59%) Maven
11 7 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (0.51%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.42%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.42%) Jasmine
14 4 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 351 (29.62%) Finance
2 111 (9.37%) Banking
3 66 (5.57%) Retail
4 58 (4.89%) Telecoms
5 45 (3.80%) Manufacturing
6 35 (2.95%) Investment Banking
7 23 (1.94%) Retail Banking
8 20 (1.69%) Legal
9 17 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (1.27%) Local Government
11 14 (1.18%) Marketing
12 13 (1.10%) Front Office
12 13 (1.10%) Automotive
12 13 (1.10%) Law
13 11 (0.93%) Back Office
13 11 (0.93%) Publishing
14 8 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.59%) Electronics
16 6 (0.51%) Military
17 5 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 236 (19.92%) Project Manager
2 234 (19.75%) Analyst
3 88 (7.43%) Consultant
4 84 (7.09%) Developer
5 63 (5.32%) PMO Analyst
6 57 (4.81%) Programme Manager
7 46 (3.88%) Business Analyst
7 46 (3.88%) Support Analyst
8 39 (3.29%) Senior Manager
9 34 (2.87%) Architect
10 31 (2.62%) Coordinator
10 31 (2.62%) Senior Project Manager
11 29 (2.45%) Applications Support
11 29 (2.45%) Security Consultant
12 27 (2.28%) Administrator
12 27 (2.28%) Service Manager
13 24 (2.03%) Senior Analyst
14 22 (1.86%) Wintel Engineer
15 21 (1.77%) Change Manager
16 20 (1.69%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (4.14%) XML
2 48 (4.05%) Web Services
3 42 (3.54%) .NET
4 41 (3.46%) HTML
5 33 (2.78%) CSS
6 32 (2.70%) RESTful
7 28 (2.36%) Middleware
8 24 (2.03%) jQuery
9 21 (1.77%) JSON
10 19 (1.60%) Ajax
11 16 (1.35%) .NET Framework
11 16 (1.35%) HTML5
11 16 (1.35%) CSS3
11 16 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
11 16 (1.35%) SOAP
12 14 (1.18%) XSLT
12 14 (1.18%) Hibernate
13 12 (1.01%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 11 (0.93%) REST
15 10 (0.84%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 113 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (4.64%) Management Information System
3 43 (3.63%) Clustering
4 19 (1.60%) NHS
5 18 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.35%) PMI
7 15 (1.27%) Replication
7 15 (1.27%) PKI
8 13 (1.10%) Open Source
9 12 (1.01%) Celerra
9 12 (1.01%) Visualisation
9 12 (1.01%) GIS
9 12 (1.01%) Statistics
10 11 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (0.84%) CMDB
11 10 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
12 9 (0.76%) Derivative
12 9 (0.76%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.76%) N-Tier
12 9 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 170 (14.35%) Windows
2 99 (8.35%) Linux
3 89 (7.51%) UNIX
4 48 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (3.80%) Solaris
6 33 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (1.52%) AIX
8 17 (1.43%) HPUX
8 17 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.18%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.68%) CentOS
11 7 (0.59%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.42%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.34%) VMS
14 3 (0.25%) zOS
14 3 (0.25%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.25%) Android
15 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (28.52%) Project Management
2 273 (23.04%) PRINCE2
3 206 (17.38%) ITIL
4 172 (14.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 160 (13.50%) Agile Software Development
6 141 (11.90%) Change Management
7 127 (10.72%) Risk Management
8 126 (10.63%) Programme Management
9 122 (10.30%) Migration
10 120 (10.13%) Configuration Management
11 75 (6.33%) Project Planning
12 64 (5.40%) Service Delivery
13 62 (5.23%) Dependency Management
14 60 (5.06%) Scrum
15 58 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
16 56 (4.73%) Service Management
17 48 (4.05%) Release Management
18 45 (3.80%) Line Management
19 44 (3.71%) OO
20 43 (3.63%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 122 (10.30%) SQL
2 61 (5.15%) Java
3 48 (4.05%) JavaScript
4 34 (2.87%) C
5 27 (2.28%) C#
6 26 (2.19%) VBA
7 19 (1.60%) C++
7 19 (1.60%) Shell Script
8 16 (1.35%) PHP
9 15 (1.27%) PowerShell
10 14 (1.18%) Bash Shell
11 13 (1.10%) Perl
11 13 (1.10%) VB
12 12 (1.01%) Python
12 12 (1.01%) Korn
13 8 (0.68%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.68%) VBScript
14 7 (0.59%) Ada
15 5 (0.42%) PHP5
15 5 (0.42%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 164 (13.84%) Security Cleared
2 114 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 78 (6.58%) Degree
4 45 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 36 (3.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 34 (2.87%) ISEB
6 34 (2.87%) CISSP
6 34 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (2.78%) PMI Certification
8 31 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (2.36%) PMP
10 27 (2.28%) DV Cleared
11 26 (2.19%) MCSE
12 25 (2.11%) CISM
13 23 (1.94%) CRISC
14 22 (1.86%) VCP4
15 21 (1.77%) CCNA
16 16 (1.35%) CCNP
17 14 (1.18%) CCIE
18 13 (1.10%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (6.67%) QA
2 49 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (3.71%) SLA
4 24 (2.03%) PCI DSS
5 22 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (1.43%) ISO 9000
7 11 (0.93%) P3O
8 6 (0.51%) DO-178B
8 6 (0.51%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.25%) GMP
9 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.25%) COBIT
10 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.17%) GAMP
10 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.084%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.084%) EMIR
11 1 (0.084%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.084%) COREP
System Software
1 73 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (5.99%) Active Directory
3 34 (2.87%) Hyper-V
4 27 (2.28%) VMware ESX
5 19 (1.60%) Terminal Services
6 17 (1.43%) NFS
6 17 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (1.27%) vSphere
8 12 (1.01%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 12 (1.01%) XenApp
9 8 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 7 (0.59%) XenServer
11 6 (0.51%) ProxySG
11 6 (0.51%) vCloud
11 6 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.34%) Firmware
13 4 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.25%) ACF2
14 3 (0.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (0.76%) NetBackup
1 9 (0.76%) SCCM
1 9 (0.76%) Puppet
2 6 (0.51%) HP SIM
3 5 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.42%) SCOM
3 5 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (0.42%) WMI
3 5 (0.42%) OpenView
4 4 (0.34%) Nagios
4 4 (0.34%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.34%) OVSD
4 4 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.34%) nmon
5 3 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.25%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.17%) Netcool
6 2 (0.17%) WSUS
6 2 (0.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 247 (20.84%) Microsoft
2 115 (9.70%) VMware
3 107 (9.03%) Oracle
4 92 (7.76%) Cisco
5 74 (6.24%) SAP
6 73 (6.16%) HP
7 56 (4.73%) Citrix
8 54 (4.56%) CheckPoint
9 37 (3.12%) NetApp
9 37 (3.12%) IBM
10 24 (2.03%) EMC
11 22 (1.86%) Red Hat
11 22 (1.86%) F5
12 19 (1.60%) Nortel
13 17 (1.43%) Remedy
14 13 (1.10%) Avaya
15 12 (1.01%) Veritas
16 11 (0.93%) Business Objects
17 10 (0.84%) Google
18 9 (0.76%) Hyperion
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £250 - 300 per day + .
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £250 - 300 per day + .
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £1 to £1 per day market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £575 - £610 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
BPXNet
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Kingswood, Surrey, South East, United Kingdom
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
QA Limited
Rate: £160.12 per week
Posted: 16 days ago
Sevenoaks
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £20 - £24 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London City, England
Computer Recruitment Services
Rate: 500 GBP/day negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago