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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Budget Control
Rank 635 617 588
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -29
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 17 56 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.097% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 34
Median daily rate £550 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £249 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £414 £406
% change year-on-year
+26.88% +1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 £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
44299 46946 44879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.12% 81.11% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29375 30672 28106
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1305 1228
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 18 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 30 September 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 -38 15 £550 +28.65% 5
London +6 8 £600 +28.47% 4
South East +1 5 £550 +29.41%
City of London +16 2 £538 +126.31% 1
Reading +16 2 £550 +15.78%
Scotland +15 2 £504 -8.40% 2
Berkshire -1 2 £550 +51.72%
Yorkshire +14 1 £475 +65.21%
Hampshire +11 1 £650 -
West Yorkshire +6 1 £475 +65.21%
West Sussex +2 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £385 -
Stirling - 1 £590 -
Fife - 1 £418 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £385 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £525 -
Nottingham - 1 £385 -
Bradford - 1 £475 -

Budget Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 19 (38.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (30.61%) Project Management
4 14 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 11 (22.45%) Banking
5 11 (22.45%) Business Transformation
6 10 (20.41%) Programme Management
7 9 (18.37%) Risk Management
8 7 (14.29%) Migration
9 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
9 6 (12.24%) Change Management
9 6 (12.24%) Change Control
10 5 (10.20%) MS Project
10 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.20%) PMP
10 5 (10.20%) PMI Certification
11 4 (8.16%) SQL
11 4 (8.16%) SAP
11 4 (8.16%) ITIL
11 4 (8.16%) Project Governance
11 4 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (8.16%) Line Management
11 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
12 3 (6.12%) Resource Management
12 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
12 3 (6.12%) MS Office
12 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
12 3 (6.12%) VPN
12 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence

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 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Project
3 4 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.12%) MS Office
4 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.04%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.04%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.04%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.04%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.04%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) VPN
1 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.08%) 3G
2 2 (4.08%) 4G
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) IPsec
2 2 (4.08%) LAN
2 2 (4.08%) Network Security
2 2 (4.08%) SAN
2 2 (4.08%) SSL
2 2 (4.08%) WAN
3 1 (2.04%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (2.04%) Intranet
3 1 (2.04%) IPv6
3 1 (2.04%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Big Data
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) DB2
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.04%) QlikView
2 1 (2.04%) SAP BI
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Project Manager
2 13 (26.53%) Programme Manager
3 7 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Banking Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (6.12%) IT Programme Manager
5 3 (6.12%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Transformation Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Transformation Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Business Change Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Payroll Manager
6 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Programme Director
6 2 (4.08%) Programme Office Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) PMI
3 2 (4.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.04%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) iSeries
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
4 1 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (30.61%) Project Management
3 14 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 11 (22.45%) Business Transformation
5 10 (20.41%) Programme Management
6 9 (18.37%) Risk Management
7 7 (14.29%) Migration
8 6 (12.24%) Change Control
8 6 (12.24%) Change Management
9 4 (8.16%) ITIL
9 4 (8.16%) Line Management
9 4 (8.16%) Project Governance
10 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.12%) Resource Management
10 3 (6.12%) Supplier Management
10 3 (6.12%) UML
11 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
11 2 (4.08%) Quality Management
11 2 (4.08%) Release Management
11 2 (4.08%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) C
3 1 (2.04%) C#
3 1 (2.04%) COBOL
3 1 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) Perl
3 1 (2.04%) PHP
3 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) PMI Certification
1 5 (10.20%) PMP
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) CCNP
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.08%) CISM
3 2 (4.08%) CISSP
3 2 (4.08%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (4.08%) CRISC
3 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.08%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (2.04%) APMP
4 1 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) PgMP
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Nessus
2 1 (2.04%) Control-M
2 1 (2.04%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) SAP
3 3 (6.12%) Citrix
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) Qualys
4 2 (4.08%) Temenos
5 1 (2.04%) Calypso
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco
5 1 (2.04%) Cognos
5 1 (2.04%) F5
5 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) SmartStream
5 1 (2.04%) Sun
5 1 (2.04%) Sybase
5 1 (2.04%) VMware