The table below looks at the statistics for Budget Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Budget Control over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Budget Control
Rank 252 218 226
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +8
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 15 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.43% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 2
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£425 £400 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +28.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £265 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £513 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
Budget Control
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7564 6998 6086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.17% 71.87% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4241 3878 3156
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 276 269
Average hourly rate £32.75 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.29% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.52 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Budget Control
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Budget Control across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Budget Control Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Budget Control
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Budget Control across the South East region.

Budget Control Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Budget Control
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Budget Control across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Budget Control Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Budget Control
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Budget Control across the South East region.

Budget Control Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Budget Control
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Budget Control within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Berkshire +10 8 £450 -12.19% 1
Hampshire -8 2 £425 +30.76%
Buckinghamshire -3 1 - - 1
Surrey -3 1 £400 +23.07% 1
West Sussex -23 1 £425 +6.25%
Oxfordshire - 1 £555 -
Budget Control
England

Budget Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Budget 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 Budget Control.

1 16 (69.57%) PRINCE2
2 13 (56.52%) Project Management
3 12 (52.17%) Finance
4 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
6 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
7 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) Windows
7 4 (17.39%) MS Office
7 4 (17.39%) PRINCE
7 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
8 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
8 3 (13.04%) SCCM
8 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
8 3 (13.04%) VMware
8 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
8 3 (13.04%) SAN
8 3 (13.04%) Migration
8 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
8 3 (13.04%) People Management
8 3 (13.04%) Matrix Management
8 3 (13.04%) Change Control
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (8.70%) Electronics

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Budget 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 Budget Control. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Publishing
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Project Manager
2 7 (30.43%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Business Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Business Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Software Manager
4 2 (8.70%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Development Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Development Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Software Development Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) PRINCE2
2 13 (56.52%) Project Management
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
6 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
6 4 (17.39%) PRINCE
7 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.04%) Migration
7 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
7 3 (13.04%) Matrix Management
7 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
7 3 (13.04%) Change Control
7 3 (13.04%) People Management
8 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.70%) Quality Management
8 2 (8.70%) UML
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) APMP
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft