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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Budget Control
Rank 590 564 508
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -56
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 29 37 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.073% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.094% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 51
Average daily rate £388 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £574 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £413 £404
% change year-on-year
-8.78% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
41710 39321 37141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.10% 77.61% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27291 25151 22514
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1208 1037 1128
Average hourly rate £39.31 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.17% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 27 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 26 £388 -8.82% 12
London -13 10 £390 -11.36% 5
South East +1 9 £300 -27.27% 3
Berkshire +9 7 £288 -36.11%
Bracknell - 6 £288 -
East of England +2 3 £375 -21.05% 2
North West -18 2 £463 -
West Sussex +3 1 £440 +6.66%
Cheshire -5 1 £475 -
Surrey -5 1 - -
Yorkshire -9 1 £550 +64.17% 1
West Midlands -14 1 £375 - 1
Coventry - 1 £375 -
Reading - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £450 -
Huntingdon - 1 £450 -
Knutsford - 1 £475 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £330 -
Guildford - 1 - -
East Grinstead - 1 £440 -
Bradford - 1 £550 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £450 -
Essex - 1 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £330 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Budget Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (50.70%) Project Management
2 31 (43.66%) Finance
3 28 (39.44%) PRINCE2
4 22 (30.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (21.13%) Risk Management
6 14 (19.72%) Programme Management
7 13 (18.31%) Telecoms
7 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
8 12 (16.90%) PMI Certification
8 12 (16.90%) Project Planning
8 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (15.49%) MS Project
9 11 (15.49%) PMP
10 10 (14.08%) SAP
10 10 (14.08%) Change Control
11 9 (12.68%) MS Office
12 8 (11.27%) Windows
12 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (9.86%) Asset Management
13 7 (9.86%) Quality Management
13 7 (9.86%) PRINCE
13 7 (9.86%) Process Improvement
13 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
13 7 (9.86%) Marketing
13 7 (9.86%) Supplier Management
13 7 (9.86%) Digital Marketing
14 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (8.45%) Critical Path Analysis
14 6 (8.45%) SAP Oil and Gas

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Project
2 9 (12.68%) MS Office
3 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.41%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.41%) Maximo
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) VPN
2 2 (2.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.41%) 3G
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) Intranet
3 1 (1.41%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) Wireless
General
1 31 (43.66%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.86%) Marketing
4 6 (8.45%) Electronics
4 6 (8.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.23%) Local Government
6 2 (2.82%) Banking
6 2 (2.82%) Retail
7 1 (1.41%) Automotive
7 1 (1.41%) Back Office
7 1 (1.41%) Billing
7 1 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Law
7 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (53.52%) Project Manager
2 8 (11.27%) Analyst
3 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 5 (7.04%) Programme Manager
5 4 (5.63%) Digital Project Manager
5 4 (5.63%) IT Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) PMO Officer
5 4 (5.63%) Project Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Project Officer
6 3 (4.23%) Asset Management Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Data Centre Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Designer
6 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
6 3 (4.23%) PMO Support Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Project Implementation Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Project Support Officer
6 3 (4.23%) Senior PMO
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) Middleware
1 1 (1.41%) WSDL
1 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.04%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.82%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.82%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.41%) CMDB
5 1 (1.41%) EFT
5 1 (1.41%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.41%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.41%) EPoS
5 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) NHS
5 1 (1.41%) PMI
5 1 (1.41%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.70%) Project Management
2 28 (39.44%) PRINCE2
3 22 (30.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (21.13%) Risk Management
5 14 (19.72%) Programme Management
6 12 (16.90%) Project Planning
7 10 (14.08%) Change Control
8 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.86%) Asset Management
9 7 (9.86%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (9.86%) PRINCE
9 7 (9.86%) Process Improvement
9 7 (9.86%) Quality Management
9 7 (9.86%) Supplier Management
10 6 (8.45%) Critical Path Analysis
10 6 (8.45%) ITIL
11 5 (7.04%) Data Analysis
11 5 (7.04%) Migration
11 5 (7.04%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) PMI Certification
2 11 (15.49%) PMP
3 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (7.04%) Degree
5 4 (5.63%) APMP
6 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.41%) GISP
8 1 (1.41%) ISEB
8 1 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.41%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.08%) SAP
3 3 (4.23%) VMware
4 2 (2.82%) Citrix
4 2 (2.82%) Hyperion
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle
5 1 (1.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (1.41%) BT
5 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.41%) EMC
5 1 (1.41%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.41%) Huawei
5 1 (1.41%) IBM
5 1 (1.41%) Intel
5 1 (1.41%) NetApp
5 1 (1.41%) NetCracker
5 1 (1.41%) Nokia
5 1 (1.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (1.41%) Siemens
5 1 (1.41%) ZTE