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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Budget Control
Rank 549 491 520
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +29
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 57 83 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 59 41
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£401 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £348 £357
% change year-on-year
+11.87% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.24 £42.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.67% +142.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.24 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-47.67% +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
42741 39110 42091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.95% 74.08% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26680 24151 24372
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 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1185 1098 1551
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -60 52 £406 +1.50% 13
South East -12 21 £370 +13.84% 5
London -10 19 £498 -0.50% 1
Oxfordshire 0 9 £330 +37.50%
City of London +24 8 £713 +35.71%
Berkshire +15 7 £450 -18.18% 2
East of England -31 7 £375 -11.76%
Scotland -12 4 £473 +13.97%
East Midlands +2 3 £413 +17.85% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £413 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £413 -
West Sussex -5 2 - -
North West -7 1 £388 +19.23% 3
Essex -12 1 £325 -23.52%
Manchester -13 1 £388 +19.23% 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £310 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 -
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 3
Dorset - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Preston - - - -
Reading - - - -

Budget Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 64 (49.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 63 (48.84%) Project Management
3 57 (44.19%) Finance
4 45 (34.88%) PRINCE2
5 29 (22.48%) Project Planning
6 18 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (13.18%) Migration
8 16 (12.40%) Windows
9 14 (10.85%) Telecoms
9 14 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (10.08%) Change Management
10 13 (10.08%) SAP
11 12 (9.30%) ITIL
12 11 (8.53%) MS Project
12 11 (8.53%) MS Office
13 10 (7.75%) E-Commerce
13 10 (7.75%) PRINCE
13 10 (7.75%) Time Management
13 10 (7.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (6.98%) Marketing
15 8 (6.20%) Programme Management
15 8 (6.20%) VMware
15 8 (6.20%) Citrix
15 8 (6.20%) SQL
16 7 (5.43%) Java
16 7 (5.43%) Oracle
16 7 (5.43%) CRM
16 7 (5.43%) SharePoint
16 7 (5.43%) Billing
16 7 (5.43%) Data Analysis

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.10%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.78%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.78%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (8.53%) MS Project
1 11 (8.53%) MS Office
2 6 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.10%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.10%) VoIP
1 4 (3.10%) WAN
2 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.55%) SAN
3 2 (1.55%) Wireless
3 2 (1.55%) Network Security
4 1 (0.78%) LAN
4 1 (0.78%) Intranet
4 1 (0.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) MS Access
2 2 (1.55%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.55%) Big Data
3 1 (0.78%) Triplestore
3 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 57 (44.19%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.98%) Marketing
4 7 (5.43%) Billing
5 6 (4.65%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.88%) Advertising
7 4 (3.10%) Electronics
7 4 (3.10%) Retail
8 3 (2.33%) Legal
8 3 (2.33%) Banking
9 2 (1.55%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.78%) Games
10 1 (0.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 78 (60.47%) Project Manager
2 13 (10.08%) Analyst
3 11 (8.53%) IT Project Manager
4 9 (6.98%) Business Project Manager
4 9 (6.98%) Business Manager
4 9 (6.98%) PMO Analyst
5 8 (6.20%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 7 (5.43%) Designer
7 6 (4.65%) Senior Manager
8 5 (3.88%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (3.88%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.10%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (3.10%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Project Officer
9 4 (3.10%) SOA Designer
10 3 (2.33%) Solvency II Project Manager
10 3 (2.33%) Infrastructure Designer
10 3 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 3 (2.33%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.65%) Web Services
2 4 (3.10%) XML
2 4 (3.10%) Middleware
2 4 (3.10%) J2EE
3 2 (1.55%) .NET
4 1 (0.78%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.10%) PMI
2 4 (3.10%) DTV
2 4 (3.10%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.33%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.33%) Social Media
3 3 (2.33%) NHS
4 2 (1.55%) CLARiiON
4 2 (1.55%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.55%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (0.78%) Economics
5 1 (0.78%) Informatics
5 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.78%) New Media
5 1 (0.78%) Linked Data
5 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.78%) User Experience
5 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.40%) Windows
2 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.10%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.33%) Linux
4 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (49.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 63 (48.84%) Project Management
3 45 (34.88%) PRINCE2
4 29 (22.48%) Project Planning
5 18 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (13.18%) Migration
7 13 (10.08%) Change Management
8 12 (9.30%) ITIL
9 10 (7.75%) E-Commerce
9 10 (7.75%) PRINCE
9 10 (7.75%) Time Management
10 8 (6.20%) Programme Management
11 7 (5.43%) CRM
11 7 (5.43%) Change Control
11 7 (5.43%) Business Transformation
11 7 (5.43%) Resource Management
11 7 (5.43%) Data Analysis
12 6 (4.65%) Coaching
13 5 (3.88%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (3.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.20%) SQL
2 7 (5.43%) Java
3 2 (1.55%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (7.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (5.43%) Degree
3 5 (3.88%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.33%) VCP5
4 3 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.33%) MCSE
4 3 (2.33%) CCNP
4 3 (2.33%) CCNA
4 3 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.55%) ISEB
6 1 (0.78%) PMP
6 1 (0.78%) APMP
6 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) SLA
1 4 (3.10%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.55%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (10.08%) SAP
2 8 (6.20%) Citrix
2 8 (6.20%) VMware
3 7 (5.43%) Oracle
4 6 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.10%) EMC
5 4 (3.10%) NetApp
6 3 (2.33%) Intel
6 3 (2.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.55%) Google
7 2 (1.55%) Isilon
8 1 (0.78%) Primavera
8 1 (0.78%) Lotus
8 1 (0.78%) JD Edwards
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