The table below looks at the statistics for Budget Control skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Budget Control over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Budget Control
Rank 549 499 513
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +14
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 57 80 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 53 44
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£413 £349 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.27% -12.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £588 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £325 £364
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £26.98 £42.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.52% +142.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-36.52% +142.85%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41951 38607 41075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 73.26% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26010 23715 23830
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1053 1463
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Budget Control
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Budget Control Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Budget Control
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Budget Control within the UK.

Budget Control Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Budget Control
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Budget Control within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Budget Control Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Budget Control
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Budget Control within the UK.

Budget Control Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Budget Control
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
England -41 52 £413 +17.85% 10
South East -25 24 £375 +15.38% 2
London -1 13 £523 +25.90% 2
Oxfordshire +5 9 £330 -
Berkshire +15 8 £435 -20.90%
East of England -24 7 £450 +5.88%
City of London +16 4 £525 -
Scotland -16 4 £550 +66.66% 1
West Sussex -11 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £413 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £413 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £413 -
Surrey -4 1 - - 1
Essex -10 1 £325 -23.52%
North West -13 1 £388 +29.16% 5
West Yorkshire - 1 £525 -
Yorkshire - 1 £525 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £310 -
Cardiff - 1 £388 -
Wales - 1 £388 -
South Wales - 1 £388 -
South West - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -

Budget Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 67 (53.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 64 (50.79%) Project Management
3 54 (42.86%) Finance
4 47 (37.30%) PRINCE2
5 31 (24.60%) Project Planning
6 17 (13.49%) Windows
6 17 (13.49%) Migration
7 15 (11.90%) Telecoms
8 14 (11.11%) SAP
9 13 (10.32%) ITIL
9 13 (10.32%) Change Management
10 12 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 11 (8.73%) MS Project
11 11 (8.73%) PRINCE
12 10 (7.94%) MS Office
12 10 (7.94%) E-Commerce
12 10 (7.94%) VMware
12 10 (7.94%) Time Management
13 9 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (7.14%) Citrix
14 8 (6.35%) SQL
14 8 (6.35%) Programme Management
14 8 (6.35%) Data Analysis
14 8 (6.35%) Degree
15 7 (5.56%) Marketing
15 7 (5.56%) Resource Management
15 7 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (5.56%) Change Control
15 7 (5.56%) Business Transformation
15 7 (5.56%) Billing

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.97%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.79%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.79%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (8.73%) MS Project
2 10 (7.94%) MS Office
3 5 (3.97%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.97%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.38%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) WAN
2 3 (2.38%) VoIP
2 3 (2.38%) SAN
3 2 (1.59%) Wireless
3 2 (1.59%) Network Security
3 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.79%) LAN
4 1 (0.79%) Intranet
4 1 (0.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.59%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.59%) MS Access
1 2 (1.59%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.79%) Big Data
2 1 (0.79%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 54 (42.86%) Finance
2 15 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.56%) Billing
3 7 (5.56%) Marketing
4 6 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.97%) Banking
5 5 (3.97%) Retail
6 4 (3.17%) Electronics
7 3 (2.38%) Legal
8 2 (1.59%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.59%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.59%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.79%) Automotive
9 1 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 81 (64.29%) Project Manager
2 11 (8.73%) Analyst
3 10 (7.94%) IT Project Manager
4 9 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
4 9 (7.14%) Business Manager
4 9 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
5 8 (6.35%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 7 (5.56%) Designer
7 6 (4.76%) Senior Manager
8 5 (3.97%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 4 (3.17%) Project Officer
9 4 (3.17%) SOA Designer
9 4 (3.17%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.17%) Solutions Designer
10 3 (2.38%) Project Support Officer
10 3 (2.38%) Technical Project Manager
10 3 (2.38%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.38%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.76%) Web Services
2 4 (3.17%) XML
2 4 (3.17%) Middleware
2 4 (3.17%) J2EE
3 2 (1.59%) .NET
4 1 (0.79%) Velocity
4 1 (0.79%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.17%) PMI
1 4 (3.17%) DTV
1 4 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (2.38%) Symmetrix DMX
2 3 (2.38%) Mainframe
2 3 (2.38%) NHS
2 3 (2.38%) CLARiiON
3 1 (0.79%) E-Learning
3 1 (0.79%) Economics
3 1 (0.79%) Informatics
3 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.79%) Social Media
3 1 (0.79%) New Media
3 1 (0.79%) Linked Data
3 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.79%) FMCG
3 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.49%) Windows
2 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.38%) Linux
4 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (53.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 64 (50.79%) Project Management
3 47 (37.30%) PRINCE2
4 31 (24.60%) Project Planning
5 17 (13.49%) Migration
6 13 (10.32%) Change Management
6 13 (10.32%) ITIL
7 11 (8.73%) PRINCE
8 10 (7.94%) E-Commerce
8 10 (7.94%) Time Management
9 9 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (6.35%) Programme Management
10 8 (6.35%) Data Analysis
11 7 (5.56%) Resource Management
11 7 (5.56%) Business Transformation
11 7 (5.56%) Change Control
11 7 (5.56%) CRM
12 6 (4.76%) Service Management
13 5 (3.97%) Asset Management
13 5 (3.97%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.35%) SQL
2 7 (5.56%) Java
3 3 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (6.35%) Degree
3 5 (3.97%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.38%) VCP5
4 3 (2.38%) MCSE
4 3 (2.38%) CCNP
4 3 (2.38%) CCNA
4 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.59%) ISEB
5 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) APMP
6 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) PMP
6 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) SLA
2 4 (3.17%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.59%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (1.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (11.11%) SAP
2 10 (7.94%) VMware
3 9 (7.14%) Citrix
4 7 (5.56%) Oracle
5 6 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.97%) EMC
6 5 (3.97%) NetApp
7 3 (2.38%) Intel
7 3 (2.38%) Isilon
7 3 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.79%) Primavera
8 1 (0.79%) Lotus
8 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards
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