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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Budget Control
Rank 571 496 524
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +28
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 47 90 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 69 33
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£413 £418 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £576 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% +142.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-58.82% +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
42898 38918 40274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 74.04% 72.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27476 24169 23477
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1150 1496
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 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
England -61 44 £413 +3.12% 19
South East -31 17 £409 +25.92% 5
London -27 15 £475 -5.00% 7
City of London +18 6 - -
Berkshire +10 6 £515 +8.42%
East of England -16 6 £413 -2.94% 4
Oxfordshire -9 5 £340 +41.66%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £413 - 1
Manchester -8 3 £419 +28.84% 1
North West -15 3 £419 +28.84% 3
Scotland -21 3 £396 -20.80%
Milton Keynes - 3 £413 -
East Midlands +2 2 £525 +50.00%
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £310 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Preston - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bath - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -

Budget Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 51 (48.57%) Project Management
2 46 (43.81%) Finance
2 46 (43.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 25 (23.81%) Project Planning
5 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (11.43%) Windows
5 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (9.52%) Change Management
6 10 (9.52%) Telecoms
6 10 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 10 (9.52%) Time Management
7 9 (8.57%) MS Office
7 9 (8.57%) SAP
7 9 (8.57%) Migration
8 8 (7.62%) Programme Management
8 8 (7.62%) ITIL
8 8 (7.62%) PRINCE
9 7 (6.67%) Marketing
9 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 7 (6.67%) Java
9 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
10 6 (5.71%) Advertising
10 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
10 6 (5.71%) Web Services
10 6 (5.71%) MS Project
10 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (5.71%) Coaching
10 6 (5.71%) Business Transformation
11 5 (4.76%) Windows 7

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.95%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) MS Office
2 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.71%) MS Project
4 5 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.86%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) VoIP
2 3 (2.86%) WAN
2 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.90%) Wireless
3 2 (1.90%) Network Security
4 1 (0.95%) LAN
4 1 (0.95%) SAN
4 1 (0.95%) Intranet
4 1 (0.95%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) MS Access
2 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.90%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.90%) Big Data
3 1 (0.95%) Triplestore
3 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 46 (43.81%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.67%) Marketing
4 6 (5.71%) Advertising
5 5 (4.76%) Retail
5 5 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.81%) Billing
6 4 (3.81%) Banking
7 3 (2.86%) Electronics
8 2 (1.90%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.95%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (52.38%) Project Manager
2 11 (10.48%) Analyst
2 11 (10.48%) IT Project Manager
3 8 (7.62%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (6.67%) Business Manager
4 7 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
5 6 (5.71%) Designer
6 5 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
6 5 (4.76%) Senior Manager
6 5 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Programme Manager
7 4 (3.81%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (3.81%) Project Officer
7 4 (3.81%) SOA Designer
8 3 (2.86%) Resource Manager
8 3 (2.86%) Project Support Officer
8 3 (2.86%) Consultant
8 3 (2.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (1.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.71%) Web Services
2 4 (3.81%) XML
2 4 (3.81%) Middleware
2 4 (3.81%) J2EE
3 2 (1.90%) .NET
4 1 (0.95%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.86%) Social Media
3 3 (2.86%) DTV
4 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.90%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.90%) NHS
5 1 (0.95%) Equities
5 1 (0.95%) Economics
5 1 (0.95%) Derivative
5 1 (0.95%) Informatics
5 1 (0.95%) New Media
5 1 (0.95%) Linked Data
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) User Experience
5 1 (0.95%) FMCG
5 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.95%) PMI
5 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.43%) Windows
2 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.95%) UNIX
5 1 (0.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (48.57%) Project Management
2 46 (43.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 25 (23.81%) Project Planning
5 12 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (9.52%) Change Management
6 10 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 10 (9.52%) Time Management
7 9 (8.57%) Migration
8 8 (7.62%) Programme Management
8 8 (7.62%) PRINCE
8 8 (7.62%) ITIL
9 6 (5.71%) Business Transformation
9 6 (5.71%) Coaching
10 4 (3.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (3.81%) Change Control
10 4 (3.81%) Demand Management
10 4 (3.81%) QMS
10 4 (3.81%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.67%) Java
2 5 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.81%) Degree
3 2 (1.90%) VCP5
3 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) MCSE
3 2 (1.90%) CCNP
3 2 (1.90%) CCNA
3 2 (1.90%) ISEB
3 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.95%) PMP
4 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.95%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.95%) P3O
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) SAP
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.76%) Oracle
4 4 (3.81%) Citrix
5 3 (2.86%) VMware
6 2 (1.90%) Google
6 2 (1.90%) Intel
7 1 (0.95%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.95%) Primavera
London
Premier Media
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Church International
Rate: £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 days ago