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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 188 161 186
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +25
Contract jobs citing Change Control 584 676 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.12% 1.40% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.88% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 370 324
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 23
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.43% +28.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £13.95 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £39.65 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-7.06% +35.72%
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
38820 35961 39230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.48% 74.48% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24656 22601 23180
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1012 1434
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -22 260 £435 +5.45% 33
South East -1 99 £350 -5.72% 14
South West +7 66 £413 +17.83% 12
East of England -38 34 £350 +7.69% 7
East Midlands +18 33 £445 +30.88% 3
North West -38 30 £360 +10.76% 10
Yorkshire -23 28 £343 -13.51% 3
West Midlands -24 23 £300 -18.08% 4
North East -27 9 £550 +50.68% 1
Midlands -2 2 - -
Change Control
UK

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 386 (32.27%) Finance
2 368 (30.77%) Project Management
3 254 (21.24%) PRINCE2
4 226 (18.90%) Microsoft
5 171 (14.30%) Risk Management
6 162 (13.55%) Change Management
7 158 (13.21%) Security Cleared
8 156 (13.04%) ITIL
9 154 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 148 (12.37%) MS Excel
11 140 (11.71%) Windows
11 140 (11.71%) Programme Management
12 128 (10.70%) MS Project
13 124 (10.37%) Banking
14 118 (9.87%) Firewall
15 116 (9.70%) Oracle
16 110 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
16 110 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
17 107 (8.95%) SC Cleared
18 106 (8.86%) MS Office
19 104 (8.70%) SQL
19 104 (8.70%) Cisco
20 101 (8.44%) Migration
21 97 (8.11%) Configuration Management
22 95 (7.94%) SAP
22 95 (7.94%) Degree
23 93 (7.78%) Management Information System
24 85 (7.11%) UNIX
24 85 (7.11%) Project Planning
25 84 (7.02%) Java

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 81 (6.77%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.68%) MS Exchange
3 21 (1.76%) IIS
4 20 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (1.34%) WebSphere
7 15 (1.25%) Apache
8 13 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (0.92%) SAS
11 8 (0.67%) CMS
11 8 (0.67%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.50%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.50%) Lync
13 6 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 148 (12.37%) MS Excel
2 128 (10.70%) MS Project
3 106 (8.86%) MS Office
4 53 (4.43%) MS Visio
5 50 (4.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 23 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.42%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.33%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.33%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.084%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (1.09%) assyst
2 12 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.67%) CA Clarity
4 7 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.33%) RMDS
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.25%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.17%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.67%) SaaS
2 7 (0.59%) Office 365
3 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.25%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.17%) Force.com
6 1 (0.084%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.084%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.084%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.084%) Route 53
6 1 (0.084%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (9.87%) Firewall
2 64 (5.35%) WAN
3 46 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 45 (3.76%) Network Security
5 44 (3.68%) LAN
6 42 (3.51%) Internet
7 41 (3.43%) SAN
8 38 (3.18%) Wireless
9 29 (2.42%) DNS
10 22 (1.84%) NAS
11 20 (1.67%) Multicast
12 18 (1.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 18 (1.51%) HTTP
13 16 (1.34%) VPN
14 15 (1.25%) Intranet
14 15 (1.25%) DHCP
15 14 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (1.00%) Nortel Contivity
16 12 (1.00%) NetScreen
17 11 (0.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (1.76%) Oracle Database
4 21 (1.76%) Relational Database
5 16 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
5 16 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (1.09%) MySQL
7 11 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (0.92%) RDBMS
8 10 (0.84%) MS Access
9 8 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.59%) OLAP
10 7 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.50%) JasperReports
11 6 (0.50%) DB2
11 6 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (0.42%) QlikView
13 4 (0.33%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 14 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (1.09%) JIRA
2 13 (1.09%) Subversion
3 11 (0.92%) Serena SBM
4 9 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.59%) Eclipse
6 6 (0.50%) JUnit
7 5 (0.42%) Maven
8 4 (0.33%) Ant
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.25%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.25%) jMock
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.25%) PHPUnit
9 3 (0.25%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.17%) Hudson
10 2 (0.17%) QUnit
10 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.17%) Selenium
General
1 386 (32.27%) Finance
2 124 (10.37%) Banking
3 70 (5.85%) Retail
4 58 (4.85%) Telecoms
5 47 (3.93%) Investment Banking
6 30 (2.51%) Back Office
7 28 (2.34%) Legal
8 23 (1.92%) Retail Banking
9 20 (1.67%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.51%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.51%) Law
11 17 (1.42%) Front Office
12 16 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (1.34%) Marketing
13 14 (1.17%) Publishing
14 12 (1.00%) Military
15 8 (0.67%) Automotive
16 6 (0.50%) Billing
17 5 (0.42%) Advertising
17 5 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 263 (21.99%) Project Manager
2 249 (20.82%) Analyst
3 69 (5.77%) Business Analyst
4 64 (5.35%) Developer
5 61 (5.10%) Senior Manager
6 57 (4.77%) Programme Manager
7 56 (4.68%) PMO Analyst
8 52 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
9 51 (4.26%) Network Engineer
10 45 (3.76%) Support Analyst
11 38 (3.18%) Consultant
11 38 (3.18%) Architect
12 31 (2.59%) PMO Lead
13 29 (2.42%) PMO Manager
14 27 (2.26%) Coordinator
15 24 (2.01%) Applications Support
16 23 (1.92%) Administrator
16 23 (1.92%) IT Project Manager
17 20 (1.67%) Senior Analyst
18 19 (1.59%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.93%) .NET
2 29 (2.42%) XML
3 28 (2.34%) Web Services
4 21 (1.76%) HTML
5 20 (1.67%) Middleware
6 17 (1.42%) J2EE
7 14 (1.17%) CSS
7 14 (1.17%) Spring
8 13 (1.09%) JSP
9 12 (1.00%) .NET Framework
10 11 (0.92%) ASP.NET
11 10 (0.84%) jQuery
11 10 (0.84%) REST
12 9 (0.75%) Django
12 9 (0.75%) QuickFIX
12 9 (0.75%) JMS
13 8 (0.67%) Hibernate
14 7 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
14 7 (0.59%) XSLT
15 6 (0.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 110 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (7.78%) Management Information System
3 34 (2.84%) PMI
4 22 (1.84%) Blackberry
5 21 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (1.67%) Clustering
7 17 (1.42%) N-Tier
7 17 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.34%) Credit Risk
9 15 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
9 15 (1.25%) NHS
10 13 (1.09%) Statistics
11 10 (0.84%) Mathematics
12 7 (0.59%) EPoS
12 7 (0.59%) CMDB
12 7 (0.59%) User Experience
13 6 (0.50%) Data Extraction
14 5 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.42%) Open Source
14 5 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 140 (11.71%) Windows
2 85 (7.11%) UNIX
3 78 (6.52%) Linux
4 43 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (2.01%) Solaris
8 22 (1.84%) Windows 7
9 21 (1.76%) AIX
10 18 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.50%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.33%) VMS
12 4 (0.33%) CentOS
12 4 (0.33%) pSOS
13 3 (0.25%) HPUX
14 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.084%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.084%) SUSE
15 1 (0.084%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.084%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (30.77%) Project Management
2 254 (21.24%) PRINCE2
3 171 (14.30%) Risk Management
4 162 (13.55%) Change Management
5 156 (13.04%) ITIL
6 154 (12.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 140 (11.71%) Programme Management
8 110 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
9 101 (8.44%) Migration
10 97 (8.11%) Configuration Management
11 85 (7.11%) Project Planning
12 69 (5.77%) Service Delivery
13 63 (5.27%) Continuous Improvement
14 60 (5.02%) ERP
15 53 (4.43%) Document Management
16 49 (4.10%) Resource Management
16 49 (4.10%) Dependency Management
17 47 (3.93%) Service Management
18 42 (3.51%) UML
19 40 (3.34%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (8.70%) SQL
2 84 (7.02%) Java
3 28 (2.34%) Perl
4 24 (2.01%) C
4 24 (2.01%) Python
5 22 (1.84%) JavaScript
5 22 (1.84%) PowerShell
6 16 (1.34%) C++
7 15 (1.25%) C#
7 15 (1.25%) VB
8 14 (1.17%) Shell Script
8 14 (1.17%) VBA
9 10 (0.84%) PL/SQL
9 10 (0.84%) T-SQL
10 9 (0.75%) PHP
11 8 (0.67%) Korn
12 5 (0.42%) ABAP
12 5 (0.42%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.33%) Jython
14 3 (0.25%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 158 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 107 (8.95%) SC Cleared
3 95 (7.94%) Degree
4 66 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (5.02%) PMI Certification
6 48 (4.01%) CCNP
7 44 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 40 (3.34%) PMP
9 38 (3.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 37 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 36 (3.01%) CCNA
12 31 (2.59%) MCSE
13 24 (2.01%) CISSP
14 19 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (1.51%) CCIE
16 17 (1.42%) JNCIS
16 17 (1.42%) DV Cleared
17 16 (1.34%) GIAC
17 16 (1.34%) CEH
18 12 (1.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.52%) QA
2 44 (3.68%) SLA
3 27 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (1.09%) COBIT
6 11 (0.92%) P3O
7 9 (0.75%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.50%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.17%) GMP
10 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.084%) GxP
10 1 (0.084%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.084%) Basel III
10 1 (0.084%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.084%) Data Quality
System Software
1 66 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.34%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.25%) VMware ESX
4 15 (1.25%) ProxySG
4 15 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.75%) vSphere
6 8 (0.67%) NFS
7 7 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 6 (0.50%) ACF2
8 6 (0.50%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.42%) RACF
10 4 (0.33%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.25%) XenApp
11 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.084%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.084%) Postfix
12 1 (0.084%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 14 (1.17%) SCCM
2 13 (1.09%) NetBackup
2 13 (1.09%) ITRS Geneos
3 9 (0.75%) Tivoli
4 7 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (0.59%) Puppet
4 7 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (0.50%) ARCserve
5 6 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (0.50%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.42%) Nagios
6 5 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.33%) OpenView
7 4 (0.33%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (0.33%) HP NNM
7 4 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 3 (0.25%) SCOM
8 3 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.25%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 226 (18.90%) Microsoft
2 116 (9.70%) Oracle
3 104 (8.70%) Cisco
4 95 (7.94%) SAP
5 76 (6.35%) HP
6 58 (4.85%) CheckPoint
7 50 (4.18%) VMware
8 39 (3.26%) Citrix
9 36 (3.01%) Juniper
10 30 (2.51%) Blue Coat
11 26 (2.17%) Red Hat
12 25 (2.09%) F5
13 24 (2.01%) McAfee
14 23 (1.92%) IBM
15 18 (1.51%) JBoss
16 15 (1.25%) Remedy
17 14 (1.17%) CA
18 13 (1.09%) EMC
18 13 (1.09%) Business Objects
18 13 (1.09%) Nortel
Reading, Berkshire
Steria
Rate: Up to £220 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Rate: From £340 to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £60,000 - 64,999 per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NST Ltd
Rate: Unspecified 3 Month rolling contract - £competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
IT People First
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day (Negotiable)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Wiltshire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £420 - 440 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
East of England
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £150 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago