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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Budget Control
Rank 549 525 522
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 45 75 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.14% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.18% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 60 23
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£400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £280 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £396 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.44% +21.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £38.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

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
42559 41264 35676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.38% 74.73% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25722 21281
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1225 1158 1074
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 April 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 24 April 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 -29 39 £400 - 14
South East -21 14 £425 +6.25% 5
London -3 9 £421 +2.74% 6
North West -17 9 £300 -14.28% 1
Berkshire -2 8 £450 -12.19%
City of London +19 5 £500 +25.00% 1
Scotland +2 5 £550 +38.88% 1
Manchester -13 4 £300 - 1
Yorkshire -15 4 £335 +0.60%
East of England +19 3 £435 +5.51%
Cheshire -7 3 £400 +14.28%
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
York - 3 - -
Warrington - 3 £400 -
Bracknell +2 2 £225 -
Edinburgh -2 2 - - 1
Surrey -3 2 £370 +13.84%
Hampshire -10 2 £425 +30.76% 1
Liverpool - 2 £275 -
Norfolk - 2 £396 -
Hook - 2 £425 -
Merseyside - 2 £275 -
Norwich - 2 £396 -
Bedfordshire 0 1 £475 -
Guildford 0 1 £340 -15.00%
Buckinghamshire -5 1 - - 1
Preston - 1 £300 -
Slough - 1 £313 -
Wigan - 1 £300 -
Wokingham - 1 £450 -

Budget Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (48.78%) Finance
2 38 (46.34%) Project Management
3 35 (42.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (39.02%) PRINCE2
5 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (15.85%) Project Planning
6 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (14.63%) Scrum
7 12 (14.63%) PRINCE
8 11 (13.41%) Waterfall
9 10 (12.20%) Change Management
9 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
10 9 (10.98%) SOA
10 9 (10.98%) UML
10 9 (10.98%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (10.98%) Risk Management
10 9 (10.98%) Change Control
11 8 (9.76%) ITIL
12 7 (8.54%) Windows
12 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (7.32%) Line Management
13 6 (7.32%) Coaching
13 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
13 6 (7.32%) MS Office
13 6 (7.32%) SAP
13 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
13 6 (7.32%) Supplier Management
13 6 (7.32%) Banking
13 6 (7.32%) Retail
14 5 (6.10%) People Management

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.22%) IIS
2 1 (1.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
1 6 (7.32%) MS Office
2 4 (4.88%) MS Project
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Wireless
1 3 (3.66%) SAN
2 2 (2.44%) Network Security
2 2 (2.44%) Internet
2 2 (2.44%) SSL
3 1 (1.22%) VoIP
3 1 (1.22%) WAN
3 1 (1.22%) DHCP
3 1 (1.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.22%) Big Data
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) YouTrack
1 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.22%) Selenium
1 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 40 (48.78%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.32%) Banking
2 6 (7.32%) Retail
3 4 (4.88%) Advertising
4 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.66%) Marketing
5 2 (2.44%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Electronics
5 2 (2.44%) Publishing
6 1 (1.22%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 11 (13.41%) Business Manager
3 9 (10.98%) Business Project Manager
3 9 (10.98%) IT Project Manager
4 7 (8.54%) Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Designer
5 6 (7.32%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.66%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.66%) SAP Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Software Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 2 (2.44%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Solvency II Project Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Programme Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.66%) Video on Demand
3 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.44%) DTV
4 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.22%) NHS
4 1 (1.22%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.22%) FMCG
4 1 (1.22%) Informatics
4 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.54%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (46.34%) Project Management
2 35 (42.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (39.02%) PRINCE2
4 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (15.85%) Project Planning
6 12 (14.63%) Scrum
6 12 (14.63%) PRINCE
7 11 (13.41%) Waterfall
8 10 (12.20%) Change Management
9 9 (10.98%) SOA
9 9 (10.98%) UML
9 9 (10.98%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (10.98%) Risk Management
9 9 (10.98%) Change Control
10 8 (9.76%) ITIL
11 6 (7.32%) Line Management
11 6 (7.32%) Coaching
11 6 (7.32%) Supplier Management
12 5 (6.10%) People Management
12 5 (6.10%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) C
2 2 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (1.22%) Ruby
3 1 (1.22%) PHP
3 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.44%) Degree
3 2 (2.44%) PMP
3 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.22%) ISEB
4 1 (1.22%) APMP
4 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.22%) vCloud
3 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) SCCM
2 1 (1.22%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) SAP
3 4 (4.88%) VMware
4 2 (2.44%) IBM
4 2 (2.44%) HP
4 2 (2.44%) NEC
5 1 (1.22%) Mantas
5 1 (1.22%) Actimize
5 1 (1.22%) Norkom
5 1 (1.22%) BMC
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G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
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