The table below looks at the statistics for Budget Control skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Budget Control over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Budget Control
Rank 590 607 589
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 31 38 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.069% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% 0.085% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 28
Median daily rate £438 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £550 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50

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
40912 44753 43508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.19% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27248 29020 28335
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1335 1207
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Budget Control
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Budget Control as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Budget Control within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 29 £425 +7.59% 10
South East +31 14 £538 +36.50% 2
Reading +12 9 £650 -
Berkshire +5 9 £650 +72.18%
London +7 6 £298 -41.95% 1
West Yorkshire +24 4 £475 +63.79% 1
Yorkshire +19 4 £475 +63.79% 1
West Sussex +9 3 £425 -3.40%
Leeds - 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £385 - 1
Buckinghamshire +17 1 - - 2
Bradford +15 1 £475 -13.63%
South West +7 1 £400 +3.22%
North West +6 1 - - 1
South Wales +3 1 - -
Essex +1 1 £450 +20.00%
East of England -3 1 £450 +12.50% 4
East Grinstead -3 1 £425 -3.40%
City of London -6 1 £775 +418.39% 1
Wales -7 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £525 - 1
Stirling - 1 £525 -
Wiltshire - 1 £400 -
Westminster - 1 £298 -
Feltham - 1 £250 -
Hove - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £450 -
Nottingham - 1 £385 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 1

Budget Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Budget Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Budget Control.

1 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 15 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (28.00%) Project Management
4 10 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 9 (18.00%) Process Improvement
5 9 (18.00%) IBM
5 9 (18.00%) NetApp
5 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (16.00%) CRM
7 7 (14.00%) Change Management
7 7 (14.00%) Programme Management
7 7 (14.00%) Business Transformation
7 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (12.00%) Law
8 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.00%) ITIL
9 5 (10.00%) MS Project
9 5 (10.00%) Banking
9 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 5 (10.00%) Migration
10 4 (8.00%) SQL
10 4 (8.00%) Line Management
10 4 (8.00%) Project Governance
11 3 (6.00%) Change Control
11 3 (6.00%) Big Data
11 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.00%) Resource Management
11 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Project
2 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.00%) MS Office
4 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.00%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) 3G
1 2 (4.00%) 4G
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
1 2 (4.00%) Intranet
1 2 (4.00%) IPsec
1 2 (4.00%) Network Security
1 2 (4.00%) SSL
1 2 (4.00%) VPN
1 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (2.00%) IPv6
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) SS7
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Big Data
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.00%) DB2
3 1 (2.00%) GIS
3 1 (2.00%) QlikView
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Law
3 5 (10.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
4 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.00%) Billing
5 2 (4.00%) Marketing
5 2 (4.00%) Retail
6 1 (2.00%) Advertising
6 1 (2.00%) Back Office
6 1 (2.00%) Front Office
6 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.00%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (16.00%) Programme Manager
3 7 (14.00%) Storage Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Business Manager
4 4 (8.00%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Change Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Delivery Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Programme Office Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Project Change Manager
6 2 (4.00%) SAP Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Software Delivery Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) iSeries
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) PMI
4 1 (2.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (28.00%) Project Management
3 10 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 9 (18.00%) Process Improvement
4 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
5 8 (16.00%) CRM
6 7 (14.00%) Business Transformation
6 7 (14.00%) Change Management
6 7 (14.00%) Programme Management
7 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.00%) ITIL
8 5 (10.00%) Migration
8 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.00%) Line Management
9 4 (8.00%) Project Governance
10 3 (6.00%) Change Control
10 3 (6.00%) Matrix Organization
10 3 (6.00%) Strategic Planning
10 3 (6.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) COBOL
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) Perl
3 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) PMP
1 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) CCNP
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.00%) CISM
2 2 (4.00%) CISSP
2 2 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (4.00%) CRISC
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.00%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Nessus
2 1 (2.00%) Control-M
2 1 (2.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) IBM
1 9 (18.00%) NetApp
2 3 (6.00%) Citrix
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) SAP
3 2 (4.00%) Qualys
4 1 (2.00%) Calypso
4 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Cognos
4 1 (2.00%) F5
4 1 (2.00%) Facebook
4 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.00%) Google
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) SmartStream
4 1 (2.00%) Sun
4 1 (2.00%) Sybase
4 1 (2.00%) Temenos
4 1 (2.00%) VMware