The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Control
Rank 216 185 189
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +4
Contract jobs citing Change Control 620 761 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 1.31% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.62% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 460 452
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 20
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £21.35 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £50.00 £40.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +17.18%

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
44128 46836 44243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.32% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29130 30462 27410
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 1273 1191
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Change Control as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Control within the UK.

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Change Control
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Change Control Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Control within the UK.

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Change Control
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Change Control Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Change Control
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -30 566 £400 - 115
London -35 220 £473 +14.40% 36
South East -30 102 £373 +2.75% 21
East of England +50 53 £320 -8.57% 11
South West +10 53 £375 -16.20% 8
West Midlands -27 38 £274 -25.94% 10
City of London +3 36 £413 +4.10% 11
North East -15 35 £311 -0.24% 5
Berkshire -6 32 £340 - 4
North West 0 27 £397 -5.02% 9
Scotland -36 26 £329 -17.61% 5
Yorkshire -11 24 £375 -6.25% 7
Durham +23 23 £300 +3.44%
Hampshire -3 22 £335 +7.20% 6
Essex +16 21 £282 -6.66% 2
Bristol +10 20 £413 -5.71% 3
Surrey +11 17 £425 +1.19% 1
Gloucestershire +8 15 £338 -25.00% 1
West Yorkshire -18 15 £308 -27.64% 3
Edinburgh -13 13 £325 -20.73% 1
Bedfordshire +13 12 £359 +88.81% 2
Manchester -8 12 £346 -9.77% 3
Tyne and Wear -31 12 £321 +2.88% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -38 12 £321 +2.88% 5
Wales +16 11 £294 -9.53% 2
Staffordshire +11 11 £200 -46.66%
Wiltshire +8 11 £270 -29.18% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 11 £268 -32.27%
Leeds -14 11 £750 +75.43% 1
Winchester - 11 £335 -

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Change Control.

1 435 (31.91%) Finance
2 430 (31.55%) Project Management
3 261 (19.15%) Microsoft
4 246 (18.05%) Security Cleared
5 231 (16.95%) ITIL
6 226 (16.58%) PRINCE2
7 207 (15.19%) Windows
8 200 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 198 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
10 173 (12.69%) SC Cleared
11 152 (11.15%) SQL
12 148 (10.86%) Firewall
13 147 (10.79%) MS Excel
14 146 (10.71%) Risk Management
15 144 (10.56%) Change Management
16 132 (9.68%) Configuration Management
17 129 (9.46%) MS Project
18 125 (9.17%) Oracle
19 121 (8.88%) Linux
20 120 (8.80%) Data Centre
21 118 (8.66%) Active Directory
22 115 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
23 114 (8.36%) Management Information System
24 113 (8.29%) Cisco
24 113 (8.29%) SQL Server
25 110 (8.07%) Migration
26 109 (8.00%) Programme Management
27 104 (7.63%) SharePoint
28 98 (7.19%) HP
29 96 (7.04%) Degree

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 104 (7.63%) SharePoint
2 57 (4.18%) IIS
3 42 (3.08%) Apache
4 30 (2.20%) JBoss
4 30 (2.20%) MS Exchange
5 17 (1.25%) WebSphere
6 16 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 14 (1.03%) Confluence
8 12 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (0.81%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.73%) CMS
10 10 (0.73%) Moodle
11 8 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (0.59%) SAS
12 7 (0.51%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 147 (10.79%) MS Excel
2 129 (9.46%) MS Project
3 88 (6.46%) MS Office
4 56 (4.11%) MS Visio
5 53 (3.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.51%) Open Workbench
8 5 (0.37%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.29%) Simulink
9 4 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.59%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 7 (0.51%) CA PPM
6 6 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.37%) Eloqua
8 4 (0.29%) assyst
8 4 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.29%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.29%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.29%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.22%) SAP R/3
10 2 (0.15%) Summit
10 2 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.54%) Office 365
2 12 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.51%) Mimecast
4 6 (0.44%) SaaS
5 5 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.22%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.15%) GitHub
7 2 (0.15%) iTunes
8 1 (0.073%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.073%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.073%) Force.com
8 1 (0.073%) Google Play
8 1 (0.073%) IaaS
8 1 (0.073%) PaaS
8 1 (0.073%) Taleo
8 1 (0.073%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.073%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 148 (10.86%) Firewall
2 75 (5.50%) SAN
3 65 (4.77%) TCP/IP
4 61 (4.48%) DNS
4 61 (4.48%) WAN
5 58 (4.26%) Network Security
6 53 (3.89%) LAN
7 50 (3.67%) Internet
8 49 (3.60%) BGP
9 43 (3.15%) DHCP
10 34 (2.49%) SSL
11 33 (2.42%) LDAP
11 33 (2.42%) VoIP
12 31 (2.27%) Wireless
13 29 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (2.13%) Intranet
13 29 (2.13%) VPN
14 26 (1.91%) OSPF
15 24 (1.76%) IPsec
16 20 (1.47%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.49%) Relational Database
3 31 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (1.83%) MySQL
5 23 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 22 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
8 20 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (1.10%) MS Access
12 14 (1.03%) RDBMS
13 12 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (0.81%) MongoDB
15 9 (0.66%) DB2
16 7 (0.51%) NoSQL
17 6 (0.44%) Big Data
17 6 (0.44%) Hadoop
17 6 (0.44%) HBase
Development Applications
1 51 (3.74%) JIRA
2 33 (2.42%) Git (software)
3 30 (2.20%) Visual Studio
4 25 (1.83%) Subversion
5 17 (1.25%) Jenkins
6 16 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (0.88%) Artifactory
8 11 (0.81%) JUnit
9 10 (0.73%) Cucumber
9 10 (0.73%) Selenium
10 8 (0.59%) Maven
11 7 (0.51%) Gradle
12 6 (0.44%) Checkstyle
12 6 (0.44%) FindBugs
12 6 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (0.37%) Ant
13 5 (0.37%) StarTeam
14 4 (0.29%) Mockito
14 4 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
15 3 (0.22%) PVCS
General
1 435 (31.91%) Finance
2 89 (6.53%) Banking
3 69 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 44 (3.23%) Retail
5 34 (2.49%) Manufacturing
6 32 (2.35%) Legal
7 28 (2.05%) Financial Institution
8 23 (1.69%) Automotive
9 19 (1.39%) Law
10 17 (1.25%) Marketing
10 17 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 14 (1.03%) Billing
12 9 (0.66%) Electronics
13 6 (0.44%) Local Government
13 6 (0.44%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.37%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.37%) Front Office
14 5 (0.37%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.37%) Military
15 3 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 252 (18.49%) Project Manager
2 221 (16.21%) Analyst
3 102 (7.48%) Developer
4 69 (5.06%) Network Engineer
5 65 (4.77%) PMO Analyst
6 55 (4.04%) IT Manager
7 54 (3.96%) Administrator
8 50 (3.67%) Business Analyst
9 42 (3.08%) Programme Manager
10 40 (2.93%) Consultant
10 40 (2.93%) IT Project Manager
11 36 (2.64%) Senior Manager
12 33 (2.42%) Delivery Manager
13 30 (2.20%) Coordinator
13 30 (2.20%) DBA
13 30 (2.20%) Support Analyst
13 30 (2.20%) Technical Manager
14 29 (2.13%) Architect
14 29 (2.13%) Senior Project Manager
15 27 (1.98%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.15%) .NET
2 37 (2.71%) CSS
2 37 (2.71%) HTML
2 37 (2.71%) jQuery
3 34 (2.49%) XML
4 23 (1.69%) Classic ASP
5 22 (1.61%) DCOM
6 19 (1.39%) HTML5
7 14 (1.03%) 802.1X
8 13 (0.95%) CSS3
8 13 (0.95%) XHTML
9 12 (0.88%) .NET Framework
9 12 (0.88%) Middleware
9 12 (0.88%) Software Packaging
10 11 (0.81%) Spring
11 10 (0.73%) Apache Camel
11 10 (0.73%) ASP.NET
11 10 (0.73%) Hibernate
11 10 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
12 9 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 120 (8.80%) Data Centre
2 115 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 114 (8.36%) Management Information System
4 57 (4.18%) PMI
5 39 (2.86%) Clustering
6 26 (1.91%) Computer Science
7 25 (1.83%) PKI
8 22 (1.61%) NHS
9 16 (1.17%) Hedge funds
10 14 (1.03%) Private Cloud
10 14 (1.03%) Virtual Team
11 13 (0.95%) Mainframe
11 13 (0.95%) Mobile App
12 12 (0.88%) CMDB
13 11 (0.81%) DataPower
13 11 (0.81%) Equities
13 11 (0.81%) Replication
14 10 (0.73%) Blackberry
14 10 (0.73%) Data Integration
14 10 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 207 (15.19%) Windows
2 121 (8.88%) Linux
3 78 (5.72%) Unix
4 74 (5.43%) Windows Server
5 62 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 46 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (2.20%) Solaris
10 23 (1.69%) Windows 7
11 19 (1.39%) CentOS
12 18 (1.32%) Windows XP
13 16 (1.17%) AIX
14 11 (0.81%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.66%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.59%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.59%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.29%) VMS
18 3 (0.22%) MVS
18 3 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (31.55%) Project Management
2 231 (16.95%) ITIL
3 226 (16.58%) PRINCE2
4 200 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 198 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
6 146 (10.71%) Risk Management
7 144 (10.56%) Change Management
8 132 (9.68%) Configuration Management
9 110 (8.07%) Migration
10 109 (8.00%) Programme Management
11 87 (6.38%) Service Delivery
12 80 (5.87%) Service Management
13 75 (5.50%) Waterfall
14 72 (5.28%) Continuous Improvement
14 72 (5.28%) Scrum
15 65 (4.77%) Project Planning
16 64 (4.70%) SDLC
17 60 (4.40%) Quality Management
18 56 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
19 55 (4.04%) Programme Governance
Programming Languages
1 152 (11.15%) SQL
2 64 (4.70%) PL/SQL
3 60 (4.40%) Java
4 56 (4.11%) C
5 46 (3.37%) PowerShell
6 45 (3.30%) JavaScript
7 41 (3.01%) Shell Script
8 40 (2.93%) T-SQL
9 39 (2.86%) Python
10 38 (2.79%) VB
11 34 (2.49%) Perl
12 29 (2.13%) C#
13 23 (1.69%) VB6
14 22 (1.61%) PHP
14 22 (1.61%) VBA
15 13 (0.95%) Ruby
16 11 (0.81%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.59%) COBOL
18 6 (0.44%) MATLAB
19 5 (0.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 246 (18.05%) Security Cleared
2 173 (12.69%) SC Cleared
3 96 (7.04%) Degree
4 78 (5.72%) PMI Certification
5 61 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 46 (3.37%) PMP
8 44 (3.23%) CCNP
9 41 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (2.64%) DV Cleared
11 28 (2.05%) CCNA
12 23 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
12 23 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (1.54%) MCSE
14 18 (1.32%) ISEB
15 15 (1.10%) CISSP
15 15 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 13 (0.95%) CCDP
17 11 (0.81%) JNCIA
17 11 (0.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (5.94%) QA
2 61 (4.48%) SLA
3 33 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (1.61%) PCI DSS
5 21 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
6 20 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 9 (0.66%) GxP
9 8 (0.59%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.51%) GCP
10 7 (0.51%) GPG13
11 5 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.37%) IEC 61508
11 5 (0.37%) P3O
12 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.22%) GAMP
13 3 (0.22%) GMP
13 3 (0.22%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.22%) WAI
13 3 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 118 (8.66%) Active Directory
2 39 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.35%) vSphere
4 19 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (1.03%) iptables
6 12 (0.88%) Postfix
6 12 (0.88%) Sendmail
6 12 (0.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 11 (0.81%) Time Sharing Option
8 10 (0.73%) KVM
9 9 (0.66%) Docker
9 9 (0.66%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.59%) StorNext
10 8 (0.59%) XenApp
11 7 (0.51%) Firmware
11 7 (0.51%) Xsan
12 6 (0.44%) BitLocker
12 6 (0.44%) GPFS
12 6 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 41 (3.01%) Puppet
2 31 (2.27%) Nagios
3 27 (1.98%) SCCM
4 18 (1.32%) SCOM
5 16 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 16 (1.17%) NetBackup
5 16 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.95%) Data Guard
6 13 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
7 11 (0.81%) WSUS
8 10 (0.73%) Cacti
8 10 (0.73%) Cobbler
8 10 (0.73%) OSSEC
8 10 (0.73%) SmokePing
9 9 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (0.59%) SCVMM
11 7 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
11 7 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
12 6 (0.44%) NSN NetAct
12 6 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 261 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 125 (9.17%) Oracle
3 113 (8.29%) Cisco
4 98 (7.19%) HP
5 91 (6.68%) CheckPoint
6 75 (5.50%) VMware
7 61 (4.48%) Red Hat
8 47 (3.45%) SAP
9 46 (3.37%) F5
10 43 (3.15%) Citrix
11 40 (2.93%) Juniper
12 37 (2.71%) SolarWinds
13 26 (1.91%) IBM
13 26 (1.91%) Palo Alto
14 23 (1.69%) Remedy
15 20 (1.47%) Siebel
16 19 (1.39%) ServiceNow
16 19 (1.39%) Splunk
17 17 (1.25%) EMC
18 16 (1.17%) Informatica
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Montash
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £200 to £280 per day for 6 months
Posted: 4 days ago
Cranbrook, Kent
Dupen Recruitment Services
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Tony Timmins Associates
Rate: From £257 to £257 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £12 to £14 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £500.00 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £410 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stirlingshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Difrent
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day 24 months contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day 12 month contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: Up to £44 per hour depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago