The table below looks at the statistics for Change 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 Change Control over the 3 months to 3 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 167 182 157
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -25
Contract jobs citing Change Control 778 653 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.37% 1.19% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.57% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 414 393
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 18 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.19 £18.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £39.28 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.42 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.46% -13.54%

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
44265 41665 38267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.74% 76.13% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28672 25746 23202
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1180 1104
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Control within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 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 +2 683 £390 -2.50% 159
London +17 299 £400 -8.30% 53
South East +1 137 £350 - 24
City of London -10 74 £375 -23.85% 23
Scotland +31 72 £353 +4.59% 4
South West +3 56 £425 +3.03% 16
Berkshire +4 50 £340 -9.33% 11
North West -10 43 £400 +21.21% 20
West Midlands +5 39 £381 -1.10% 12
Hampshire +8 37 £313 +2.79% 5
Yorkshire -9 35 £400 - 10
West Yorkshire -8 33 £413 +0.48% 5
East of England -8 26 £319 +2.00% 12
Edinburgh +7 25 £378 +0.80% 2
North East -3 24 £295 +14.56% 4
Leeds -12 24 £425 +14.09% 3
East Midlands -1 23 £325 -29.15% 9
Manchester +2 22 £350 +1.81% 12
Renfrewshire +17 19 £305 -6.15%
Tyne and Wear -10 19 £300 +16.50% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 19 £300 +16.50% 1
Wales +6 18 £325 -9.09% 4
South Wales +12 17 £325 -9.09% 4
Somerset +9 17 £450 +2.85% 1
Reading -11 17 £423 +9.03% 5
Erskine +21 16 £305 -6.15%
Southampton +13 16 £329 +19.54% 2
Buckinghamshire -11 16 £378 -5.62% 4
Milton Keynes -2 15 £378 -5.62% 2
Glasgow +6 14 £404 +109.74% 2

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Change 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 Change Control.

1 443 (30.45%) Project Management
2 441 (30.31%) Finance
3 344 (23.64%) PRINCE2
4 273 (18.76%) ITIL
5 264 (18.14%) Microsoft
6 214 (14.71%) Windows
7 212 (14.57%) Security Cleared
8 209 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
9 197 (13.54%) MS Excel
10 194 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 178 (12.23%) Risk Management
12 174 (11.96%) MS Office
13 164 (11.27%) Programme Management
14 141 (9.69%) MS Project
14 141 (9.69%) SQL
14 141 (9.69%) SC Cleared
15 140 (9.62%) Change Management
16 138 (9.48%) Migration
17 126 (8.66%) Linux
18 125 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
19 122 (8.38%) SQL Server
20 119 (8.18%) Project Planning
21 118 (8.11%) SharePoint
22 117 (8.04%) Cisco
22 117 (8.04%) Banking
23 115 (7.90%) Data Centre
24 114 (7.84%) Configuration Management
25 111 (7.63%) Firewall
26 110 (7.56%) HP
27 106 (7.29%) Active Directory

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Change 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 Change Control. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 118 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 46 (3.16%) MS Exchange
3 42 (2.89%) Apache
4 38 (2.61%) IIS
5 34 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (1.58%) CMS
7 20 (1.37%) Tomcat
7 20 (1.37%) Lync
8 15 (1.03%) SAS
8 15 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (0.76%) JBoss
10 10 (0.69%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (0.69%) Confluence
11 8 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (0.55%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.48%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.34%) FileNet
Applications
1 197 (13.54%) MS Excel
2 174 (11.96%) MS Office
3 141 (9.69%) MS Project
4 85 (5.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 51 (3.51%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.41%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.27%) Maya
9 2 (0.14%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.069%) Weka
10 1 (0.069%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (1.10%) Agresso
2 13 (0.89%) Primavera
3 12 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.69%) CA PPM
4 10 (0.69%) Magento
5 8 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.34%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.21%) SAP FI-AP
9 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.21%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.21%) SAP QM
10 2 (0.14%) Maximo
10 2 (0.14%) SAP R/3
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.58%) Office 365
2 13 (0.89%) SaaS
3 6 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.34%) PaaS
5 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.069%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.069%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.069%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 111 (7.63%) Firewall
2 76 (5.22%) WAN
2 76 (5.22%) SAN
3 62 (4.26%) Internet
4 61 (4.19%) LAN
5 59 (4.05%) DNS
6 50 (3.44%) TCP/IP
7 49 (3.37%) DHCP
8 46 (3.16%) Wireless
9 32 (2.20%) Network Security
10 31 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
11 30 (2.06%) NAS
12 29 (1.99%) MPLS
13 28 (1.92%) VPN
14 27 (1.86%) SSL
14 27 (1.86%) BGP
15 26 (1.79%) OSPF
16 23 (1.58%) iSCSI
17 19 (1.31%) IPsec
17 19 (1.31%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 36 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
4 28 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 18 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
9 17 (1.17%) Relational Database
10 16 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (1.03%) MySQL
12 14 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (0.69%) Big Data
15 9 (0.62%) RDBMS
16 8 (0.55%) MS Access
16 8 (0.55%) PowerCenter
17 7 (0.48%) Data Mining
17 7 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (2.82%) Subversion
2 34 (2.34%) Git (software)
3 29 (1.99%) Jenkins
4 22 (1.51%) Selenium
5 20 (1.37%) Cucumber
6 18 (1.24%) Visual Studio
7 16 (1.10%) JIRA
8 14 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
9 12 (0.82%) JUnit
10 11 (0.76%) Mockito
11 9 (0.62%) PHPUnit
11 9 (0.62%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.55%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.34%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.34%) ClearCase
13 5 (0.34%) Toad
14 4 (0.27%) ClearQuest
14 4 (0.27%) AdminStudio
14 4 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (0.27%) Maven
General
1 441 (30.31%) Finance
2 117 (8.04%) Banking
3 74 (5.09%) Retail
4 66 (4.54%) Telecoms
5 60 (4.12%) Manufacturing
6 29 (1.99%) Law
7 28 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 25 (1.72%) Legal
9 22 (1.51%) Marketing
10 20 (1.37%) Investment Banking
10 20 (1.37%) Back Office
11 14 (0.96%) Publishing
12 12 (0.82%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.76%) Automotive
13 11 (0.76%) Electronics
14 10 (0.69%) Front Office
14 10 (0.69%) Local Government
15 9 (0.62%) Military
16 8 (0.55%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 350 (24.05%) Project Manager
2 217 (14.91%) Analyst
3 85 (5.84%) Developer
4 77 (5.29%) Consultant
5 63 (4.33%) PMO Analyst
6 60 (4.12%) Programme Manager
7 48 (3.30%) Architect
8 47 (3.23%) Business Analyst
9 45 (3.09%) Network Engineer
10 40 (2.75%) Administrator
11 39 (2.68%) Support Analyst
12 37 (2.54%) Senior Manager
13 35 (2.41%) Senior Project Manager
14 32 (2.20%) IT Project Manager
15 30 (2.06%) Change Manager
15 30 (2.06%) Coordinator
16 28 (1.92%) Support Engineer
16 28 (1.92%) Senior Analyst
17 25 (1.72%) PMO Manager
18 24 (1.65%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (4.95%) .NET
2 48 (3.30%) Web Services
3 33 (2.27%) HTML
4 30 (2.06%) XML
5 29 (1.99%) .NET Framework
6 28 (1.92%) SOAP
7 25 (1.72%) CSS
7 25 (1.72%) ASP.NET
8 18 (1.24%) RESTful
9 15 (1.03%) Middleware
10 14 (0.96%) JSON
11 13 (0.89%) REST
12 12 (0.82%) Spring
12 12 (0.82%) JSP
13 10 (0.69%) Hibernate
13 10 (0.69%) jQuery
14 8 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (0.55%) OpenID
14 8 (0.55%) Application Packaging
14 8 (0.55%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 125 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 115 (7.90%) Data Centre
3 98 (6.74%) Management Information System
4 34 (2.34%) PMI
5 33 (2.27%) NHS
6 25 (1.72%) Clustering
7 21 (1.44%) Computer Science
8 20 (1.37%) User Experience
8 20 (1.37%) Statistics
9 17 (1.17%) GIS
10 16 (1.10%) Economics
11 13 (0.89%) Replication
11 13 (0.89%) FMCG
11 13 (0.89%) DataPower
12 11 (0.76%) Credit Risk
12 11 (0.76%) PKI
12 11 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (0.69%) Blackberry
14 9 (0.62%) CMDB
14 9 (0.62%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 214 (14.71%) Windows
2 126 (8.66%) Linux
3 84 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (5.29%) UNIX
5 57 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (2.61%) Windows 7
8 33 (2.27%) Solaris
9 20 (1.37%) AIX
10 18 (1.24%) Windows XP
10 18 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.69%) CentOS
11 10 (0.69%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.41%) FreeBSD
12 6 (0.41%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.34%) HPUX
14 3 (0.21%) pSOS
14 3 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (30.45%) Project Management
2 344 (23.64%) PRINCE2
3 273 (18.76%) ITIL
4 209 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
5 194 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 178 (12.23%) Risk Management
7 164 (11.27%) Programme Management
8 140 (9.62%) Change Management
9 138 (9.48%) Migration
10 119 (8.18%) Project Planning
11 114 (7.84%) Configuration Management
12 91 (6.25%) Service Management
13 89 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
14 85 (5.84%) Service Delivery
15 71 (4.88%) Document Management
16 63 (4.33%) Waterfall
17 61 (4.19%) Scrum
17 61 (4.19%) Quality Management
17 61 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
18 57 (3.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 141 (9.69%) SQL
2 55 (3.78%) Java
3 48 (3.30%) C#
4 32 (2.20%) VB
5 31 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 28 (1.92%) C
7 23 (1.58%) Perl
8 22 (1.51%) JavaScript
9 20 (1.37%) VBA
10 19 (1.31%) PHP
11 17 (1.17%) T-SQL
11 17 (1.17%) Shell Script
12 13 (0.89%) C++
13 10 (0.69%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.55%) Ada
15 7 (0.48%) VBScript
16 5 (0.34%) Embedded C
16 5 (0.34%) Python
16 5 (0.34%) PHP5
17 3 (0.21%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 212 (14.57%) Security Cleared
2 141 (9.69%) SC Cleared
3 105 (7.22%) Degree
4 82 (5.64%) PMI Certification
5 68 (4.67%) PMP
6 60 (4.12%) DV Cleared
7 48 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 48 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 47 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
9 41 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 38 (2.61%) ISEB
11 32 (2.20%) MCSE
12 30 (2.06%) CCNA
13 26 (1.79%) CCNP
14 22 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (1.44%) APMP
16 16 (1.10%) CISSP
17 13 (0.89%) ISTQB
17 13 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 11 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (6.05%) QA
2 45 (3.09%) SLA
3 29 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (1.37%) P3O
6 15 (1.03%) ISO 9000
7 13 (0.89%) GxP
8 10 (0.69%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.55%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.48%) DO-178B
10 7 (0.48%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.27%) FATCA
11 4 (0.27%) EMIR
11 4 (0.27%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.21%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.14%) JTAG
14 1 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.069%) GAMP
14 1 (0.069%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.069%) COBIT
System Software
1 106 (7.29%) Active Directory
2 72 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (3.02%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.51%) vSphere
5 17 (1.17%) VMware ESX
6 13 (0.89%) XenApp
7 12 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (0.76%) NFS
9 9 (0.62%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.48%) XenServer
10 7 (0.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 6 (0.41%) Firmware
12 5 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 5 (0.34%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.27%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.21%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 26 (1.79%) SCCM
2 13 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (0.89%) OVSD
3 11 (0.76%) SCOM
4 10 (0.69%) ARCserve
5 9 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
6 8 (0.55%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.48%) WMI
8 6 (0.41%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.41%) NetCrunch
8 6 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (0.34%) WSUS
9 5 (0.34%) HP SIM
10 4 (0.27%) Windows Intune
10 4 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.27%) Control-M
10 4 (0.27%) SCSM
11 3 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.21%) Nagios
11 3 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 264 (18.14%) Microsoft
2 117 (8.04%) Cisco
3 110 (7.56%) HP
4 105 (7.22%) Oracle
5 98 (6.74%) SAP
6 96 (6.60%) VMware
7 86 (5.91%) CheckPoint
8 76 (5.22%) Citrix
9 34 (2.34%) NetApp
9 34 (2.34%) F5
10 31 (2.13%) IBM
11 30 (2.06%) Juniper
12 26 (1.79%) EMC
13 23 (1.58%) Red Hat
13 23 (1.58%) Remedy
14 18 (1.24%) Nokia
14 18 (1.24%) Informatica
15 16 (1.10%) CA
16 15 (1.03%) Siebel
17 14 (0.96%) Nortel
Cheshire
Quindell Resourcing
Rate: Depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Quindell Resourcing
Rate: Depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
Quindell Resourcing
Rate: Depending on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Spalding, Lincolnshire
The One Group
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: From £450 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Aerotek
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago