The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Budget Control
Rank 531 496 491
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -5
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 59 74 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 52 59
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£394 £348 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.30% -13.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £333 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.98 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40540 37166 40747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.91% 70.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25134 22527 23434
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1072 1446
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £46.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -33 55 £394 +13.30% 10
South East -29 20 £350 +7.69% 1
London -4 19 £413 +0.60% 4
City of London +28 8 £500 +25.00% 1
Berkshire +8 8 £375 -6.25% 1
North West - 5 £850 - 3
Oxfordshire -2 4 £295 -
West Sussex -17 4 - -
East of England -21 4 £413 -2.94%
Manchester - 4 - - 1
Hampshire -11 2 - -
Southampton - 2 - -
Milton Keynes +1 1 £413 +2.99%
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £413 +2.99%
Essex -6 1 £325 -23.52%
Surrey -11 1 - -
South West -26 1 £170 -51.42%
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £388 -
South Wales - 1 £388 -
North East - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £525 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £388 -
Chelmsford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -

Budget Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 65 (49.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 61 (46.21%) Project Management
3 56 (42.42%) PRINCE2
4 53 (40.15%) Finance
5 27 (20.45%) Project Planning
6 23 (17.42%) Windows
7 19 (14.39%) Migration
8 17 (12.88%) Telecoms
9 15 (11.36%) Change Management
9 15 (11.36%) VMware
9 15 (11.36%) ITIL
9 15 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 14 (10.61%) Citrix
11 12 (9.09%) SAP
11 12 (9.09%) Degree
11 12 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (8.33%) Data Analysis
12 11 (8.33%) SQL
13 10 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (7.58%) Banking
13 10 (7.58%) Oracle
14 9 (6.82%) Retail
14 9 (6.82%) Asset Management
14 9 (6.82%) Service Management
15 8 (6.06%) Resource Management
15 8 (6.06%) SCCM
15 8 (6.06%) Incident Management
15 8 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
15 8 (6.06%) Security Management
15 8 (6.06%) Billing

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.30%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (5.30%) MS Project
2 7 (5.30%) MS Office
3 3 (2.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.27%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) SAN
2 4 (3.03%) WAN
3 3 (2.27%) VoIP
4 2 (1.52%) Network Security
4 2 (1.52%) Wireless
4 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.76%) LAN
5 1 (0.76%) Intranet
5 1 (0.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.52%) MS Access
1 2 (1.52%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 53 (40.15%) Finance
2 17 (12.88%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.58%) Banking
4 9 (6.82%) Retail
5 8 (6.06%) Billing
6 6 (4.55%) Marketing
7 5 (3.79%) Retail Banking
8 4 (3.03%) Italian Language
8 4 (3.03%) Legal
9 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
9 3 (2.27%) Spanish Language
10 2 (1.52%) General Ledger
10 2 (1.52%) Electronics
11 1 (0.76%) Automotive
11 1 (0.76%) Local Government
11 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (63.64%) Project Manager
2 11 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
2 11 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 11 (8.33%) Analyst
3 10 (7.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 9 (6.82%) PMO Analyst
5 8 (6.06%) Technical Manager
6 7 (5.30%) Technical Project Manager
7 6 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 6 (4.55%) Business Manager
7 6 (4.55%) Business Project Manager
7 6 (4.55%) Senior Manager
8 5 (3.79%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (3.79%) Designer
9 4 (3.03%) Software Manager
9 4 (3.03%) Project Officer
9 4 (3.03%) Agile Project Manager
9 4 (3.03%) Programme Manager
9 4 (3.03%) Software Project Manager
10 3 (2.27%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.27%) Web Services
2 2 (1.52%) Middleware
2 2 (1.52%) XML
2 2 (1.52%) .NET
2 2 (1.52%) J2EE
3 1 (0.76%) ATL
3 1 (0.76%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.76%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.55%) Symmetrix DMX
1 6 (4.55%) CLARiiON
2 4 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (3.03%) PMI
3 3 (2.27%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.27%) NHS
4 2 (1.52%) DTV
5 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.76%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) Social Media
5 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.76%) FMCG
5 1 (0.76%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.42%) Windows
2 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (4.55%) UNIX
3 5 (3.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.27%) Linux
4 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (49.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 61 (46.21%) Project Management
3 56 (42.42%) PRINCE2
4 27 (20.45%) Project Planning
5 19 (14.39%) Migration
6 15 (11.36%) Change Management
6 15 (11.36%) ITIL
7 11 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 10 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.82%) Asset Management
9 9 (6.82%) Service Management
10 8 (6.06%) Resource Management
10 8 (6.06%) Incident Management
10 8 (6.06%) Security Management
10 8 (6.06%) Scrum
10 8 (6.06%) CRM
10 8 (6.06%) Configuration Management
10 8 (6.06%) PRINCE
11 7 (5.30%) Time Management
12 6 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.33%) SQL
2 5 (3.79%) Java
3 3 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 12 (9.09%) Degree
3 4 (3.03%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.27%) MCSE
4 3 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.27%) CCNP
4 3 (2.27%) CCNA
4 3 (2.27%) VCP5
4 3 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.52%) APMP
5 2 (1.52%) ISEB
6 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) SLA
2 3 (2.27%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.79%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) SCCM
2 4 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (11.36%) VMware
2 14 (10.61%) Citrix
3 12 (9.09%) SAP
4 10 (7.58%) Oracle
5 8 (6.06%) EMC
5 8 (6.06%) NetApp
6 6 (4.55%) Isilon
7 3 (2.27%) Intel
7 3 (2.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.76%) Lotus
8 1 (0.76%) JD Edwards
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