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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Control
Rank 197 187 167
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Contract jobs citing Change Control 625 611 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.22% 1.21% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.53% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 342 391
Average daily rate £400 £388 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £548 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.67% +41.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.81 £14.67 £20.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.58 £61.50 £36.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £34.57 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-19.71% +20.22%
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
41826 40039 38764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 78.98% 77.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27962 25351 24614
Average daily rate £445 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 916 1169 1134
Average hourly rate £32.25 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 232 £435 +8.75% 42
South East -22 137 £350 -13.04% 28
East of England +34 60 £400 +48.14% 11
North East +1 53 £310 +6.89% 1
South West +6 51 £394 -17.10% 8
West Midlands -11 33 £380 +12.17% 3
North West -39 32 £406 +25.00% 12
Yorkshire -5 22 £400 +23.07% 11
East Midlands -15 4 £238 -44.11% 6
Midlands -4 2 £250 -
Change Control
UK

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 413 (34.02%) Finance
2 404 (33.28%) Project Management
3 236 (19.44%) PRINCE2
4 217 (17.87%) Microsoft
4 217 (17.87%) Security Cleared
5 184 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
6 175 (14.42%) ITIL
7 155 (12.77%) Windows
8 149 (12.27%) Configuration Management
9 148 (12.19%) MS Project
10 146 (12.03%) SC Cleared
11 145 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 130 (10.71%) Risk Management
13 128 (10.54%) SharePoint
14 125 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
15 123 (10.13%) SQL
16 118 (9.72%) MS Excel
17 109 (8.98%) Linux
17 109 (8.98%) Change Management
18 108 (8.90%) Degree
19 107 (8.81%) Active Directory
20 103 (8.48%) Oracle
21 99 (8.15%) Management Information System
21 99 (8.15%) Programme Management
22 90 (7.41%) Firewall
23 85 (7.00%) Banking
24 84 (6.92%) Migration
25 80 (6.59%) Cisco
25 80 (6.59%) Data Centre
26 79 (6.51%) MS Office

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 128 (10.54%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.64%) IIS
3 29 (2.39%) JBoss
3 29 (2.39%) MS Exchange
4 24 (1.98%) CMS
5 20 (1.65%) Apache
6 19 (1.57%) IBM Notes
7 15 (1.24%) WebSphere
7 15 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 14 (1.15%) WebLogic
9 12 (0.99%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.66%) Skype for Business
12 7 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 148 (12.19%) MS Project
2 118 (9.72%) MS Excel
3 79 (6.51%) MS Office
4 49 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 38 (3.13%) MS Visio
6 16 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.91%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.58%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.33%) SPSS
10 3 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.25%) Final Cut Pro
10 3 (0.25%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.082%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 16 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 14 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.91%) CA PPM
4 9 (0.74%) Primavera
5 8 (0.66%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 8 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.58%) RMDS
7 6 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.41%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.41%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.16%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.14%) Office 365
2 14 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.99%) SaaS
4 7 (0.58%) Mimecast
5 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.25%) IaaS
6 3 (0.25%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.25%) PaaS
7 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.16%) Yammer
8 1 (0.082%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.082%) Force.com
8 1 (0.082%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (7.41%) Firewall
2 55 (4.53%) LAN
3 52 (4.28%) Internet
4 47 (3.87%) DNS
5 46 (3.79%) WAN
6 43 (3.54%) SAN
7 39 (3.21%) TCP/IP
8 37 (3.05%) SSL
9 36 (2.97%) DHCP
10 34 (2.80%) VPN
11 29 (2.39%) Network Security
12 22 (1.81%) Wireless
13 18 (1.48%) Intranet
13 18 (1.48%) IPsec
14 17 (1.40%) LDAP
15 16 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
16 15 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (1.07%) VLAN
17 13 (1.07%) WebEx
17 13 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (4.61%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.47%) Oracle Database
3 17 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (1.40%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.15%) MySQL
5 13 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.82%) Data Mining
7 10 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (0.66%) MS Access
8 8 (0.66%) NoSQL
8 8 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (0.66%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.58%) QlikView
10 6 (0.49%) EDRMS
10 6 (0.49%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 29 (2.39%) JIRA
2 28 (2.31%) Visual Studio
3 25 (2.06%) Subversion
4 24 (1.98%) Git (software)
5 18 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (1.32%) JUnit
7 15 (1.24%) Gradle
8 14 (1.15%) Cucumber
8 14 (1.15%) Selenium
9 13 (1.07%) Checkstyle
9 13 (1.07%) FindBugs
10 12 (0.99%) Artifactory
11 9 (0.74%) StarTeam
12 7 (0.58%) Jenkins
12 7 (0.58%) Maven
13 6 (0.49%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.33%) Ant
14 4 (0.33%) Hudson
14 4 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 413 (34.02%) Finance
2 85 (7.00%) Banking
3 70 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 50 (4.12%) Manufacturing
5 31 (2.55%) Retail
6 27 (2.22%) Automotive
7 25 (2.06%) Marketing
8 24 (1.98%) Law
8 24 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 23 (1.89%) Legal
10 18 (1.48%) Front Office
11 16 (1.32%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.82%) Electronics
13 8 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.58%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.58%) Local Government
15 6 (0.49%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.33%) Billing
16 4 (0.33%) Military
16 4 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 286 (23.56%) Project Manager
2 206 (16.97%) Analyst
3 80 (6.59%) Developer
4 73 (6.01%) PMO Analyst
5 53 (4.37%) Administrator
6 49 (4.04%) Senior Manager
7 48 (3.95%) Consultant
8 42 (3.46%) IT Manager
9 40 (3.29%) Programme Manager
10 39 (3.21%) Business Analyst
10 39 (3.21%) Senior Project Manager
11 37 (3.05%) Network Engineer
11 37 (3.05%) Service Analyst
12 35 (2.88%) Infrastructure Manager
12 35 (2.88%) IT Project Manager
13 32 (2.64%) PMO Manager
14 31 (2.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 28 (2.31%) Junior
16 26 (2.14%) Architect
16 26 (2.14%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.97%) .NET
2 31 (2.55%) jQuery
2 31 (2.55%) XML
3 29 (2.39%) HTML
4 28 (2.31%) CSS
5 20 (1.65%) .NET Framework
6 17 (1.40%) Web Services
7 16 (1.32%) Hibernate
7 16 (1.32%) HTML5
7 16 (1.32%) Spring
8 15 (1.24%) ActiveMQ
8 15 (1.24%) WPF
9 14 (1.15%) Apache Camel
9 14 (1.15%) Entity Framework
10 13 (1.07%) Ajax
10 13 (1.07%) Software Packaging
11 12 (0.99%) NHibernate
12 11 (0.91%) JSON
12 11 (0.91%) WinForms
13 10 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 125 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (8.15%) Management Information System
3 80 (6.59%) Data Centre
4 47 (3.87%) PMI
5 32 (2.64%) Computer Science
6 18 (1.48%) Clustering
6 18 (1.48%) NHS
7 17 (1.40%) Smart Meter
8 16 (1.32%) CMDB
8 16 (1.32%) Statistics
9 14 (1.15%) FMCG
10 13 (1.07%) User Experience
11 12 (0.99%) Data Structures
11 12 (0.99%) Fixed Income
11 12 (0.99%) Replication
12 11 (0.91%) Blackberry
12 11 (0.91%) Mainframe
13 10 (0.82%) Driving Licence
14 9 (0.74%) DataPower
15 8 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 155 (12.77%) Windows
2 109 (8.98%) Linux
3 60 (4.94%) Unix
4 51 (4.20%) Windows Server
5 39 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (1.98%) Windows 7
10 19 (1.57%) Solaris
10 19 (1.57%) Windows XP
11 17 (1.40%) AIX
12 12 (0.99%) Mac OS X
13 11 (0.91%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.66%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.33%) CentOS
15 4 (0.33%) HPUX
16 3 (0.25%) Android
16 3 (0.25%) MVS
16 3 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (33.28%) Project Management
2 236 (19.44%) PRINCE2
3 184 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
4 175 (14.42%) ITIL
5 149 (12.27%) Configuration Management
6 145 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 130 (10.71%) Risk Management
8 109 (8.98%) Change Management
9 99 (8.15%) Programme Management
10 84 (6.92%) Migration
11 66 (5.44%) Waterfall
12 65 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
13 60 (4.94%) Release Management
14 58 (4.78%) Service Management
15 56 (4.61%) Project Planning
16 53 (4.37%) Mentoring
17 51 (4.20%) Quality Management
18 49 (4.04%) Problem Management
18 49 (4.04%) Project Governance
18 49 (4.04%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (10.13%) SQL
2 56 (4.61%) C
3 50 (4.12%) Java
4 35 (2.88%) JavaScript
5 33 (2.72%) C#
6 32 (2.64%) Perl
6 32 (2.64%) PowerShell
7 31 (2.55%) PL/SQL
8 29 (2.39%) Python
9 25 (2.06%) Shell Script
10 23 (1.89%) T-SQL
11 18 (1.48%) C++
12 17 (1.40%) VB
13 13 (1.07%) VBA
14 12 (0.99%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.66%) VB6
16 7 (0.58%) PHP
17 3 (0.25%) Korn
17 3 (0.25%) Ruby
17 3 (0.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 217 (17.87%) Security Cleared
2 146 (12.03%) SC Cleared
3 108 (8.90%) Degree
4 68 (5.60%) PMI Certification
5 54 (4.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 42 (3.46%) DV Cleared
7 40 (3.29%) PMP
8 35 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 32 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (1.57%) CCNP
13 15 (1.24%) APMP
13 15 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
13 15 (1.24%) CCNA
14 12 (0.99%) MCP
14 12 (0.99%) MCSE
15 11 (0.91%) ISEB
16 10 (0.82%) CISSP
17 8 (0.66%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.85%) QA
2 28 (2.31%) SLA
3 16 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.74%) GMP
5 9 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.49%) MiFID
8 4 (0.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 4 (0.33%) GxP
9 3 (0.25%) P3O
9 3 (0.25%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.25%) WAI
9 3 (0.25%) WCAG
10 2 (0.16%) COBIT
10 2 (0.16%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.082%) GAMP
11 1 (0.082%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 107 (8.81%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.91%) vSphere
4 10 (0.82%) StorNext
5 9 (0.74%) Firmware
5 9 (0.74%) KVM
5 9 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 9 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.74%) Xsan
6 6 (0.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 6 (0.49%) Sendmail
6 6 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (0.49%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.41%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.41%) Docker
7 5 (0.41%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.41%) iptables
7 5 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.33%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 29 (2.39%) Puppet
2 28 (2.31%) SCCM
3 17 (1.40%) Nagios
4 16 (1.32%) Data Guard
4 16 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (1.07%) DameWare
5 13 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (0.82%) EMC VPLEX
6 10 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (0.82%) WSUS
7 9 (0.74%) WMI
8 7 (0.58%) NSN NetAct
9 6 (0.49%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.41%) SCOM
11 4 (0.33%) Cacti
11 4 (0.33%) CiscoWorks
11 4 (0.33%) Control-M
11 4 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 217 (17.87%) Microsoft
2 103 (8.48%) Oracle
3 80 (6.59%) Cisco
4 59 (4.86%) VMware
5 55 (4.53%) HP
6 50 (4.12%) SAP
7 45 (3.71%) Red Hat
8 36 (2.97%) CheckPoint
9 31 (2.55%) Remedy
10 29 (2.39%) IBM
11 28 (2.31%) Citrix
12 26 (2.14%) Adobe
13 23 (1.89%) BMC
13 23 (1.89%) Juniper
14 21 (1.73%) EMC
15 20 (1.65%) Siebel
16 19 (1.57%) Lotus
17 18 (1.48%) F5
17 18 (1.48%) Palo Alto
17 18 (1.48%) Serena
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