The table below looks at the statistics for Change 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 Change Control over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 145 153 152
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Change Control 106 86 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.11% 1.00% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.40% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 47 36
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£388 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.44% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.30% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.04% -32.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+105.88% -41.37%
Change 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
6947 6138 6769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.83% 71.46% 71.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3953 3423 3263
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 241 335
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Change 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 Change Control across the South East region.

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Change Control
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Change Control Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Change 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 Change Control across the South East region.

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Change Control
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Change Control Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Change 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 Change Control within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Berkshire +23 27 £265 -24.28% 6
Surrey +12 26 £475 +68.88% 4
Hampshire -26 17 £275 -28.57% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 11 £388 -6.62% 2
Oxfordshire -5 8 £343 +5.38% 2
Kent +2 6 £500 +48.14%
West Sussex -4 6 £410 +2.50%
East Sussex - 2 £335 - 1
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 69 (31.36%) Project Management
2 54 (24.55%) PRINCE2
3 48 (21.82%) Microsoft
4 46 (20.91%) Security Cleared
5 44 (20.00%) Finance
6 42 (19.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (17.73%) SC Cleared
8 38 (17.27%) ITIL
9 36 (16.36%) MS Project
10 33 (15.00%) Risk Management
10 33 (15.00%) Change Management
11 30 (13.64%) MS Excel
12 27 (12.27%) Windows
13 26 (11.82%) Migration
14 25 (11.36%) Programme Management
14 25 (11.36%) Configuration Management
15 23 (10.45%) MS Office
15 23 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (10.00%) Degree
16 22 (10.00%) Oracle
16 22 (10.00%) Telecoms
17 20 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (8.18%) SQL
19 17 (7.73%) Java
20 16 (7.27%) VMware
21 15 (6.82%) Document Management
21 15 (6.82%) UNIX
22 14 (6.36%) HP
22 14 (6.36%) Firewall
22 14 (6.36%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.27%) Apache
2 5 (2.27%) CMS
3 4 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.36%) IIS
4 3 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) FileNet
6 1 (0.45%) Lync
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.45%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 36 (16.36%) MS Project
2 30 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 23 (10.45%) MS Office
4 14 (6.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (5.91%) Spreadsheet
5 13 (5.91%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.82%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.91%) Maximo
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.45%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) Force.com
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.36%) Firewall
2 11 (5.00%) Internet
3 10 (4.55%) LDAP
4 9 (4.09%) HTTP
4 9 (4.09%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.09%) DNS
4 9 (4.09%) SAN
5 8 (3.64%) Network Security
6 7 (3.18%) iSCSI
7 5 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (1.82%) VoLTE
8 4 (1.82%) LTE
8 4 (1.82%) 4G
8 4 (1.82%) 3G
8 4 (1.82%) FTP
8 4 (1.82%) SSL
8 4 (1.82%) WAN
8 4 (1.82%) ATM
8 4 (1.82%) Broadband
8 4 (1.82%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.18%) MySQL
2 7 (3.18%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.91%) DB2
5 1 (0.45%) MS Access
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Subversion
1 3 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.36%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (1.36%) JIRA
2 2 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.91%) Bugzilla
2 2 (0.91%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.45%) Serena SBM
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 44 (20.00%) Finance
2 22 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.00%) Military
4 8 (3.64%) Marketing
4 8 (3.64%) Retail
5 6 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.27%) Billing
7 4 (1.82%) Advertising
8 3 (1.36%) Legal
8 3 (1.36%) Electronics
8 3 (1.36%) Banking
9 2 (0.91%) Back Office
10 1 (0.45%) French Language
10 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 38 (17.27%) Analyst
3 14 (6.36%) Coordinator
3 14 (6.36%) Consultant
4 13 (5.91%) PMO Analyst
5 11 (5.00%) Architect
6 10 (4.55%) Security Consultant
6 10 (4.55%) Developer
6 10 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.09%) Change Manager
8 8 (3.64%) Technical Architect
9 7 (3.18%) Programme Manager
9 7 (3.18%) Project Planner
10 6 (2.73%) Design Engineer
11 5 (2.27%) Junior
11 5 (2.27%) Project Coordinator
11 5 (2.27%) Security Engineer
11 5 (2.27%) Change Analyst
11 5 (2.27%) Junior Project Manager
11 5 (2.27%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.00%) .NET
2 7 (3.18%) Web Services
2 7 (3.18%) Middleware
3 6 (2.73%) REST
4 5 (2.27%) Django
5 4 (1.82%) jQuery
5 4 (1.82%) LAMP
6 3 (1.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.91%) JSON
7 2 (0.91%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (0.91%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.91%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.91%) HTML
7 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.91%) XML
7 2 (0.91%) JSP
8 1 (0.45%) CSS
8 1 (0.45%) HTML5
8 1 (0.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.91%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.27%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.82%) PKI
6 3 (1.36%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.36%) DTV
6 3 (1.36%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.36%) Clustering
6 3 (1.36%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.36%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.91%) DataPower
7 2 (0.91%) FMCG
7 2 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.91%) User Experience
7 2 (0.91%) Replication
7 2 (0.91%) EPoS
8 1 (0.45%) CESG
8 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.27%) Windows
2 15 (6.82%) UNIX
3 9 (4.09%) Linux
4 6 (2.73%) Solaris
5 5 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.82%) AIX
7 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.45%) CentOS
8 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (31.36%) Project Management
2 54 (24.55%) PRINCE2
3 42 (19.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (17.27%) ITIL
5 33 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 33 (15.00%) Change Management
6 26 (11.82%) Migration
7 25 (11.36%) Programme Management
7 25 (11.36%) Configuration Management
8 20 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (6.82%) Document Management
10 14 (6.36%) Service Delivery
10 14 (6.36%) Project Planning
11 13 (5.91%) Service Management
11 13 (5.91%) ERP
12 11 (5.00%) Resource Management
13 10 (4.55%) Waterfall
13 10 (4.55%) Demand Management
13 10 (4.55%) SOA
14 9 (4.09%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.18%) SQL
2 17 (7.73%) Java
3 8 (3.64%) Python
4 7 (3.18%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.27%) C
6 3 (1.36%) C#
6 3 (1.36%) PHP
7 2 (0.91%) Korn
7 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.91%) C++
7 2 (0.91%) Delphi
7 2 (0.91%) Ada
8 1 (0.45%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (20.91%) Security Cleared
2 39 (17.73%) SC Cleared
3 22 (10.00%) Degree
4 11 (5.00%) CISSP
4 11 (5.00%) PMP
4 11 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 10 (4.55%) CRISC
5 10 (4.55%) CISM
6 7 (3.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.82%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.36%) CCNA
9 3 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.36%) CAPM
10 2 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.91%) CISA
10 2 (0.91%) ISEB
10 2 (0.91%) HND
11 1 (0.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.55%) SLA
3 9 (4.09%) QA
4 4 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.36%) GMP
6 2 (0.91%) P3O
7 1 (0.45%) GAMP
7 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.73%) VMware ESX
2 6 (2.73%) NFS
3 5 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.91%) Snort
5 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.45%) Postfix
5 1 (0.45%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.45%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.45%) XenApp
5 1 (0.45%) vSphere
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (1.36%) Puppet
2 2 (0.91%) SCCM
2 2 (0.91%) nmon
2 2 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.45%) Control-M
3 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.45%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (0.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.00%) Oracle
3 16 (7.27%) VMware
4 14 (6.36%) HP
5 10 (4.55%) SAP
6 9 (4.09%) Cisco
6 9 (4.09%) CheckPoint
7 6 (2.73%) Citrix
7 6 (2.73%) NetApp
8 5 (2.27%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.27%) Remedy
9 4 (1.82%) F5
9 4 (1.82%) IBM
10 3 (1.36%) Dell
10 3 (1.36%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.36%) Juniper
10 3 (1.36%) SolidWorks
11 2 (0.91%) Comptel
11 2 (0.91%) Crossbeam
11 2 (0.91%) Qualys
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