The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 177 152 151
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Contract jobs citing Change Control 646 711 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.18% 1.39% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.91% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 390 410
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £357
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -8.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 25
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.50 £21.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.28 £44.00 £63.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.84 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-9.76% +11.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40453 37287 40858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.92% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25028 22615 23509
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1063 1447
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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 -22 589 £400 +8.84% 150
London -42 256 £425 +6.25% 61
South East -4 114 £350 -6.66% 20
City of London +26 72 £485 +27.21% 30
South West -18 56 £413 +17.83% 11
Berkshire +19 43 £375 +9.64% 6
West Midlands +2 38 £386 +8.66% 10
East of England -33 37 £313 +15.74% 15
North West -16 35 £330 +1.53% 14
Scotland -13 34 £338 -10.71% 6
Wiltshire +8 29 £413 +17.83% 3
Hampshire -12 26 £338 -18.18% 3
Surrey +2 24 £325 +30.00% 4
Yorkshire -5 24 £413 +22.22% 5
Swindon +4 21 £413 +23.65% 2
Reading +24 20 £375 -27.88% 2
West Yorkshire -1 19 £425 +22.10% 2
East Midlands +3 16 £459 +52.91% 10
Buckinghamshire +2 16 £400 +23.07% 2
Milton Keynes +4 15 £400 +23.07% 1
Bedfordshire -9 14 £300 -7.69% 4
Edinburgh -20 14 £375 -5.30% 2
Birmingham +6 13 £300 -21.46% 2
Leeds +2 13 £373 +16.00% 1
Bracknell +5 11 £375 +233.33%
Manchester -6 11 £344 +5.76% 8
Essex -5 10 £450 +122.22% 6
Bristol -23 10 £349 -0.35% 6
Cheshire -14 9 £260 -20.00% 1
Glasgow - 9 £193 - 1

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 465 (33.99%) Finance
2 442 (32.31%) Project Management
3 280 (20.47%) PRINCE2
4 249 (18.20%) Microsoft
5 196 (14.33%) Risk Management
6 192 (14.04%) Change Management
7 179 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 175 (12.79%) Security Cleared
9 165 (12.06%) MS Excel
10 161 (11.77%) Windows
11 159 (11.62%) MS Project
12 149 (10.89%) ITIL
13 148 (10.82%) Banking
14 138 (10.09%) Programme Management
15 136 (9.94%) Oracle
16 124 (9.06%) SQL
17 119 (8.70%) Degree
18 112 (8.19%) MS Office
19 111 (8.11%) SC Cleared
20 110 (8.04%) Migration
21 107 (7.82%) Project Planning
22 103 (7.53%) Configuration Management
23 102 (7.46%) Management Information System
24 100 (7.31%) Firewall
25 95 (6.94%) SharePoint
26 93 (6.80%) Cisco
27 92 (6.73%) SAP
28 89 (6.51%) Active Directory
29 88 (6.43%) SQL Server
29 88 (6.43%) Retail

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 95 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 50 (3.65%) MS Exchange
3 27 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (1.83%) SAS
5 23 (1.68%) WebSphere
6 17 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (1.24%) IIS
7 16 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (0.95%) MS Project Server
9 10 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.66%) Lync
10 9 (0.66%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.66%) Apache
11 7 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.44%) CMS
Applications
1 165 (12.06%) MS Excel
2 159 (11.62%) MS Project
3 112 (8.19%) MS Office
4 58 (4.24%) MS Visio
5 53 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 24 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.29%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.29%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.073%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.073%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.51%) CA Clarity
4 6 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.37%) assyst
5 5 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.29%) Maximo
6 4 (0.29%) RMDS
6 4 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.22%) MoSes
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.15%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.15%) Summit
9 1 (0.073%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.10%) SaaS
2 9 (0.66%) Office 365
3 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.37%) Force.com
5 3 (0.22%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.073%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (7.31%) Firewall
2 75 (5.48%) WAN
3 50 (3.65%) LAN
4 40 (2.92%) Network Security
5 39 (2.85%) Internet
6 37 (2.70%) SAN
7 35 (2.56%) TCP/IP
8 30 (2.19%) DNS
9 24 (1.75%) Wireless
10 22 (1.61%) DHCP
11 21 (1.54%) Intranet
11 21 (1.54%) Multicast
12 17 (1.24%) NetScreen
13 14 (1.02%) NAS
14 13 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (0.95%) HTTP
15 12 (0.88%) LDAP
16 10 (0.73%) VPN
16 10 (0.73%) BGP
16 10 (0.73%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 49 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (2.05%) Oracle Database
4 26 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 20 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (1.02%) RDBMS
9 12 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (0.80%) OLAP
11 10 (0.73%) DB2
12 9 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (0.58%) MySQL
13 8 (0.58%) MS Access
14 7 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.44%) QlikView
16 5 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (1.02%) JIRA
1 14 (1.02%) Subversion
2 11 (0.80%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (0.73%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.66%) Serena SBM
5 8 (0.58%) JUnit
6 7 (0.51%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.29%) Maven
8 4 (0.29%) Ant
8 4 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.22%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.15%) jMock
10 2 (0.15%) Selenium
10 2 (0.15%) JDeveloper
10 2 (0.15%) MSI
10 2 (0.15%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.073%) AdminStudio
General
1 465 (33.99%) Finance
2 148 (10.82%) Banking
3 88 (6.43%) Retail
4 67 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 46 (3.36%) Investment Banking
6 43 (3.14%) Legal
7 34 (2.49%) Manufacturing
8 30 (2.19%) Retail Banking
9 29 (2.12%) Back Office
10 25 (1.83%) Financial Institution
11 20 (1.46%) Marketing
12 17 (1.24%) Publishing
13 16 (1.17%) Front Office
14 15 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.73%) Military
16 9 (0.66%) Law
17 7 (0.51%) Advertising
17 7 (0.51%) Games
18 6 (0.44%) Billing
19 5 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 321 (23.46%) Project Manager
2 290 (21.20%) Analyst
3 91 (6.65%) Business Analyst
4 70 (5.12%) Developer
5 65 (4.75%) PMO Analyst
6 59 (4.31%) Senior Manager
7 55 (4.02%) Support Analyst
8 50 (3.65%) Programme Manager
9 46 (3.36%) Senior Project Manager
10 44 (3.22%) Network Engineer
11 43 (3.14%) Consultant
11 43 (3.14%) Architect
12 40 (2.92%) PMO Manager
13 32 (2.34%) PMO Lead
13 32 (2.34%) Applications Support
14 31 (2.27%) Coordinator
15 28 (2.05%) Administrator
16 25 (1.83%) Change Manager
16 25 (1.83%) IT Project Manager
17 24 (1.75%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.36%) .NET
2 36 (2.63%) Web Services
3 30 (2.19%) XML
4 26 (1.90%) HTML
5 23 (1.68%) J2EE
6 20 (1.46%) ASP.NET
7 18 (1.32%) Spring
7 18 (1.32%) .NET Framework
8 15 (1.10%) Middleware
9 14 (1.02%) CSS
10 13 (0.95%) JSP
10 13 (0.95%) SOAP
10 13 (0.95%) jQuery
10 13 (0.95%) REST
11 10 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
12 9 (0.66%) QuickFIX
13 8 (0.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 7 (0.51%) XSLT
14 7 (0.51%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 102 (7.46%) Management Information System
2 31 (2.27%) PMI
3 28 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (1.90%) Credit Risk
5 22 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (1.54%) Blackberry
7 17 (1.24%) NHS
7 17 (1.24%) Clustering
8 11 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (0.73%) Mainframe
9 10 (0.73%) Statistics
10 9 (0.66%) N-Tier
11 8 (0.58%) GIS
12 7 (0.51%) EPoS
12 7 (0.51%) Computer Science
12 7 (0.51%) CMDB
12 7 (0.51%) FMCG
13 6 (0.44%) Life Science
13 6 (0.44%) Economics
14 5 (0.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 161 (11.77%) Windows
2 84 (6.14%) UNIX
3 81 (5.92%) Linux
4 48 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (2.41%) Windows 7
6 28 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (2.05%) AIX
7 21 (1.54%) Solaris
8 19 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.95%) HPUX
10 12 (0.88%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.51%) CentOS
12 5 (0.37%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.29%) pSOS
13 4 (0.29%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.22%) Android
14 3 (0.22%) zOS
14 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (32.31%) Project Management
2 280 (20.47%) PRINCE2
3 196 (14.33%) Risk Management
4 192 (14.04%) Change Management
5 179 (13.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 149 (10.89%) ITIL
7 138 (10.09%) Programme Management
8 110 (8.04%) Migration
9 107 (7.82%) Project Planning
10 103 (7.53%) Configuration Management
11 77 (5.63%) Service Delivery
12 61 (4.46%) Resource Management
13 59 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 57 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
15 56 (4.09%) Service Management
16 55 (4.02%) UML
17 54 (3.95%) Document Management
18 51 (3.73%) User Acceptance Testing
19 49 (3.58%) Dependency Management
20 48 (3.51%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 124 (9.06%) SQL
2 87 (6.36%) Java
3 38 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 22 (1.61%) Shell Script
4 22 (1.61%) JavaScript
4 22 (1.61%) Perl
4 22 (1.61%) C
4 22 (1.61%) C#
5 21 (1.54%) VB
5 21 (1.54%) PL/SQL
6 16 (1.17%) Python
7 10 (0.73%) VBA
8 9 (0.66%) C++
9 8 (0.58%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.37%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.37%) ABAP
10 5 (0.37%) PHP
11 4 (0.29%) VBScript
12 3 (0.22%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 3 (0.22%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 175 (12.79%) Security Cleared
2 119 (8.70%) Degree
3 111 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 67 (4.90%) PMI Certification
5 52 (3.80%) PMP
6 51 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 51 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
7 48 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 42 (3.07%) CCNP
9 37 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (1.97%) MCSE
11 22 (1.61%) JNCIS
11 22 (1.61%) DV Cleared
12 19 (1.39%) CCNA
13 18 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.95%) CISSP
15 12 (0.88%) ISEB
16 9 (0.66%) MCP
16 9 (0.66%) CEH
16 9 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (6.07%) QA
2 51 (3.73%) SLA
3 20 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.02%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.80%) P3O
7 10 (0.73%) COBIT
8 8 (0.58%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.29%) GxP
10 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.15%) GMP
11 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.073%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.073%) BS25999
12 1 (0.073%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.073%) Basel III
12 1 (0.073%) Solvency II
System Software
1 89 (6.51%) Active Directory
2 35 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.05%) VMware ESX
4 23 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
5 22 (1.61%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.95%) vSphere
7 8 (0.58%) ACF2
8 7 (0.51%) XenApp
8 7 (0.51%) RACF
8 7 (0.51%) NFS
9 6 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (0.44%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.37%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.29%) ProxySG
11 4 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.15%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 17 (1.24%) SCCM
2 13 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
3 12 (0.88%) Data Guard
4 9 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (0.66%) Tivoli
4 9 (0.66%) NetBackup
5 7 (0.51%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.51%) ARCserve
5 7 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (0.44%) Nagios
7 5 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (0.37%) MAILsweeper
7 5 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (0.29%) nmon
8 4 (0.29%) WSUS
8 4 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 3 (0.22%) Control-M
9 3 (0.22%) HP NNM
9 3 (0.22%) OpenView
Vendors
1 249 (18.20%) Microsoft
2 136 (9.94%) Oracle
3 93 (6.80%) Cisco
4 92 (6.73%) SAP
5 85 (6.21%) HP
6 54 (3.95%) VMware
7 49 (3.58%) Citrix
8 41 (3.00%) Juniper
9 39 (2.85%) CheckPoint
10 37 (2.70%) F5
11 31 (2.27%) McAfee
11 31 (2.27%) IBM
12 30 (2.19%) Red Hat
13 25 (1.83%) JBoss
14 23 (1.68%) Blue Coat
15 20 (1.46%) Business Objects
15 20 (1.46%) Informatica
16 19 (1.39%) Siebel
17 17 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
17 17 (1.24%) Symantec
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