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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Budget Control
Rank 574 525 496
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -29
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 39 67 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 39 46
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£390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £234 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £530 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £331 £340
% change year-on-year
+13.58% -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.98 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.98 -

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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 -60 34 £395 +5.33% 13
South East -21 15 £425 +30.76% 1
London -21 11 £400 - 5
City of London -9 6 £304 -32.50% 1
Hampshire +4 5 £425 -
Wales +9 4 £325 -16.12%
Cardiff +7 4 £325 -16.12%
South Wales 0 4 £325 -16.12%
Surrey -5 4 £340 +4.61%
Hook - 4 £425 -
Guildford 0 3 £335 +3.07%
West Yorkshire -17 3 £335 -36.19% 2
Yorkshire -18 3 £335 -36.19% 2
Leeds - 3 £335 - 2
Crawley -2 2 £431 +87.50%
Staffordshire -2 2 £213 -
West Midlands -2 2 £213 -
West Sussex -14 2 £431 +87.50%
North West -21 2 £275 -67.64% 3
Middlesex - 2 £390 -
Gatwick - 2 £431 -
Cannock - 2 £213 -
Berkshire +7 1 £550 +46.66%
Scotland +3 1 £550 +120.00%
East of England +1 1 £350 -22.22% 2
Cheshire -3 1 - - 2
Southampton -5 1 £363 -
Warrington - 1 - - 1
Liverpool - 1 £275 -
Brighton - 1 £525 -

Budget Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 40 (47.62%) Finance
2 37 (44.05%) Project Management
3 33 (39.29%) PRINCE2
4 32 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (17.86%) Project Planning
6 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 12 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (11.90%) Telecoms
9 10 (11.90%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (11.90%) SOA
9 10 (11.90%) UML
9 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
10 9 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (10.71%) ITIL
11 8 (9.52%) MS Office
11 8 (9.52%) Change Management
11 8 (9.52%) PMP
11 8 (9.52%) PMI Certification
11 8 (9.52%) PRINCE
11 8 (9.52%) Supplier Management
11 8 (9.52%) Scrum
12 7 (8.33%) Coaching
12 7 (8.33%) Waterfall
12 7 (8.33%) Change Control
12 7 (8.33%) MS Project
12 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (7.14%) Windows
13 6 (7.14%) Office 365

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) CMS
2 1 (1.19%) Plone
2 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.52%) MS Office
3 7 (8.33%) MS Project
4 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Intranet
1 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) Wireless
2 2 (2.38%) SSL
3 1 (1.19%) SAN
3 1 (1.19%) DHCP
3 1 (1.19%) DNS
3 1 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.19%) Big Data
General
1 40 (47.62%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.76%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Retail
4 3 (3.57%) Marketing
5 2 (2.38%) Electronics
5 2 (2.38%) Legal
5 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.38%) Publishing
6 1 (1.19%) Local Government
6 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 8 (9.52%) Analyst
2 8 (9.52%) Business Manager
2 8 (9.52%) Designer
3 7 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
4 6 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
5 4 (4.76%) Coordinator
5 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (3.57%) Software Project Manager
6 3 (3.57%) Change Manager
6 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Project Officer
6 3 (3.57%) Applications Manager
6 3 (3.57%) Software Manager
6 3 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (2.38%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 2 (2.38%) SAP Manager
7 2 (2.38%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.38%) DTV
3 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.19%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.19%) FMCG
3 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.19%) AIX
3 1 (1.19%) Solaris
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.05%) Project Management
2 33 (39.29%) PRINCE2
3 32 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.86%) Project Planning
6 12 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 10 (11.90%) UML
7 10 (11.90%) SOA
7 10 (11.90%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (10.71%) ITIL
9 8 (9.52%) PRINCE
9 8 (9.52%) Change Management
9 8 (9.52%) Scrum
9 8 (9.52%) Supplier Management
10 7 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 7 (8.33%) Change Control
10 7 (8.33%) Coaching
10 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.95%) Programme Management
12 4 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.19%) C
1 1 (1.19%) SQL
1 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.19%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (9.52%) PMP
2 8 (9.52%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.57%) Degree
5 2 (2.38%) APMP
6 1 (1.19%) ISEB
6 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.19%) vSphere
2 1 (1.19%) vCloud
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.76%) SAP
3 2 (2.38%) NEC
3 2 (2.38%) VMware
3 2 (2.38%) HP
3 2 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (1.19%) Intel
4 1 (1.19%) BMC
4 1 (1.19%) Informatica
4 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.19%) Progress
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