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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 185 163 185
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +22
Contract jobs citing Change Control 642 707 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.13% 1.34% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.81% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 381 351
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 26
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +22.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £14.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £43.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-6.86% +35.72%

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
42032 39080 42164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 74.10% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26251 24056 24404
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 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1114 1532
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -9.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.20 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 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 -22 576 £400 +5.26% 127
London -28 255 £435 +4.50% 49
South East +2 96 £350 -5.72% 20
South West +7 66 £413 +17.83% 16
City of London +3 55 £494 +14.82% 12
Scotland +1 45 £350 +9.37% 4
Berkshire +32 40 £350 +23.89% 6
Wiltshire +14 36 £413 +17.83% 5
East Midlands +24 34 £440 +25.71% 3
East of England -22 34 £350 +7.69% 8
North West -35 31 £360 +10.76% 17
Yorkshire -22 27 £365 -7.82% 6
Edinburgh +3 23 £388 +21.09%
West Midlands -22 23 £275 -24.91% 6
Swindon +12 22 £413 +17.83%
Surrey 0 18 £350 +24.44% 5
West Yorkshire -24 18 £396 - 5
Hampshire -16 17 £300 -23.07% 4
Nottinghamshire +24 16 £445 +28.98% 1
Nottingham +24 15 £450 +30.43% 1
Bracknell +11 15 £350 -
Reading +20 14 £350 - 3
Leeds 0 14 £400 -0.12% 2
Somerset -2 12 £424 +60.60%
Manchester -16 12 £350 +7.69% 8
Bedfordshire - 11 £300 -
Cardiff +3 10 £325 +36.84%
Essex -7 10 £350 -1.40% 2
South Wales -7 10 £325 +6.12% 1
Wales -10 10 £325 +36.84% 1

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 421 (32.31%) Finance
2 414 (31.77%) Project Management
3 268 (20.57%) PRINCE2
4 245 (18.80%) Microsoft
5 179 (13.74%) Risk Management
6 172 (13.20%) Change Management
7 171 (13.12%) Security Cleared
8 167 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 162 (12.43%) ITIL
9 162 (12.43%) MS Excel
10 151 (11.59%) Windows
11 146 (11.20%) Programme Management
12 144 (11.05%) MS Project
13 142 (10.90%) Banking
14 124 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
15 119 (9.13%) Oracle
15 119 (9.13%) Firewall
16 118 (9.06%) SQL
17 115 (8.83%) MS Office
17 115 (8.83%) SC Cleared
18 112 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
19 111 (8.52%) Migration
20 109 (8.37%) Cisco
21 106 (8.14%) Management Information System
22 101 (7.75%) Configuration Management
22 101 (7.75%) Project Planning
23 100 (7.67%) Degree
24 97 (7.44%) SAP
25 88 (6.75%) SQL Server
26 86 (6.60%) Java

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 86 (6.60%) SharePoint
2 34 (2.61%) MS Exchange
3 24 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (1.69%) IIS
5 18 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (1.23%) WebSphere
7 15 (1.15%) SAS
7 15 (1.15%) Apache
8 14 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.77%) CMS
12 8 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
12 8 (0.61%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.61%) Lync
13 7 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.46%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 162 (12.43%) MS Excel
2 144 (11.05%) MS Project
3 115 (8.83%) MS Office
4 58 (4.45%) MS Visio
5 54 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 25 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.38%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.31%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.077%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.077%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (1.00%) assyst
2 12 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.61%) CA Clarity
4 7 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.31%) RMDS
6 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.31%) Maximo
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.15%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.69%) Office 365
2 8 (0.61%) SaaS
3 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.23%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.15%) Force.com
6 1 (0.077%) PaaS
6 1 (0.077%) Route 53
6 1 (0.077%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.077%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 119 (9.13%) Firewall
2 66 (5.07%) WAN
3 49 (3.76%) TCP/IP
4 46 (3.53%) Network Security
4 46 (3.53%) LAN
5 45 (3.45%) Internet
6 42 (3.22%) SAN
7 39 (2.99%) Wireless
8 29 (2.23%) DNS
9 23 (1.77%) NAS
10 20 (1.53%) Multicast
11 19 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
12 18 (1.38%) HTTP
13 16 (1.23%) VPN
14 15 (1.15%) Intranet
14 15 (1.15%) DHCP
15 14 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (0.92%) Nortel Contivity
16 12 (0.92%) NetScreen
17 11 (0.84%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (1.77%) Oracle Database
4 23 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (1.53%) Relational Database
6 16 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
7 14 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (1.00%) MySQL
9 11 (0.84%) RDBMS
9 11 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (0.77%) MS Access
11 7 (0.54%) DB2
11 7 (0.54%) OLAP
11 7 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.46%) JasperReports
12 6 (0.46%) QlikView
12 6 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.38%) DTS
Development Applications
1 15 (1.15%) Subversion
2 14 (1.07%) Rational DOORS
3 13 (1.00%) JIRA
4 11 (0.84%) Serena SBM
5 9 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.54%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.46%) JUnit
8 5 (0.38%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.38%) Maven
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.31%) Ant
9 4 (0.31%) QUnit
10 3 (0.23%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.23%) PowerDesigner
10 3 (0.23%) jMock
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.23%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.15%) Selenium
11 2 (0.15%) FitNesse
General
1 421 (32.31%) Finance
2 142 (10.90%) Banking
3 74 (5.68%) Retail
4 63 (4.83%) Telecoms
5 47 (3.61%) Investment Banking
6 30 (2.30%) Back Office
6 30 (2.30%) Legal
7 25 (1.92%) Retail Banking
7 25 (1.92%) Marketing
8 20 (1.53%) Law
8 20 (1.53%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.38%) Front Office
11 16 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (1.07%) Publishing
13 12 (0.92%) Military
14 8 (0.61%) Billing
14 8 (0.61%) Automotive
15 6 (0.46%) German Language
16 5 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 287 (22.03%) Project Manager
2 261 (20.03%) Analyst
3 79 (6.06%) Developer
4 71 (5.45%) Business Analyst
5 65 (4.99%) Senior Manager
6 63 (4.83%) Programme Manager
7 62 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
8 55 (4.22%) Senior Project Manager
9 53 (4.07%) Network Engineer
10 46 (3.53%) Support Analyst
11 43 (3.30%) Consultant
12 37 (2.84%) Architect
13 32 (2.46%) PMO Manager
14 31 (2.38%) PMO Lead
15 28 (2.15%) Coordinator
16 26 (2.00%) IT Project Manager
17 23 (1.77%) Applications Support
17 23 (1.77%) Administrator
17 23 (1.77%) Project Planner
18 21 (1.61%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (2.92%) .NET
2 30 (2.30%) XML
3 28 (2.15%) Web Services
4 23 (1.77%) HTML
5 20 (1.53%) Middleware
6 17 (1.30%) J2EE
7 16 (1.23%) CSS
8 15 (1.15%) Spring
9 14 (1.07%) .NET Framework
10 13 (1.00%) JSP
10 13 (1.00%) jQuery
11 12 (0.92%) ASP.NET
12 10 (0.77%) REST
13 9 (0.69%) JMS
13 9 (0.69%) Django
14 8 (0.61%) Hibernate
14 8 (0.61%) QuickFIX
15 7 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
15 7 (0.54%) XSLT
15 7 (0.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 112 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (8.14%) Management Information System
3 33 (2.53%) PMI
4 23 (1.77%) Blackberry
5 21 (1.61%) Clustering
6 20 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (1.30%) N-Tier
8 16 (1.23%) NHS
8 16 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.15%) Credit Risk
9 15 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
10 13 (1.00%) Statistics
11 10 (0.77%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.69%) Computer Science
13 8 (0.61%) CMDB
14 7 (0.54%) User Experience
14 7 (0.54%) EPoS
14 7 (0.54%) Economics
15 6 (0.46%) GIS
16 5 (0.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 151 (11.59%) Windows
2 86 (6.60%) UNIX
3 79 (6.06%) Linux
4 47 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (1.84%) Windows 7
7 24 (1.84%) Solaris
8 20 (1.53%) AIX
9 18 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.54%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.38%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.31%) CentOS
12 4 (0.31%) pSOS
13 3 (0.23%) VMS
13 3 (0.23%) HPUX
14 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.077%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.077%) zOS
15 1 (0.077%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (31.77%) Project Management
2 268 (20.57%) PRINCE2
3 179 (13.74%) Risk Management
4 172 (13.20%) Change Management
5 167 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 162 (12.43%) ITIL
7 146 (11.20%) Programme Management
8 124 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 111 (8.52%) Migration
10 101 (7.75%) Configuration Management
10 101 (7.75%) Project Planning
11 74 (5.68%) Service Delivery
12 65 (4.99%) Continuous Improvement
13 61 (4.68%) ERP
14 55 (4.22%) Service Management
15 54 (4.14%) Resource Management
15 54 (4.14%) Document Management
16 50 (3.84%) Dependency Management
17 47 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
18 43 (3.30%) UML
Programming Languages
1 118 (9.06%) SQL
2 86 (6.60%) Java
3 27 (2.07%) Perl
3 27 (2.07%) C
4 24 (1.84%) JavaScript
5 23 (1.77%) Python
5 23 (1.77%) PowerShell
6 18 (1.38%) VB
7 16 (1.23%) C#
7 16 (1.23%) C++
8 14 (1.07%) VBA
8 14 (1.07%) PL/SQL
8 14 (1.07%) Shell Script
9 11 (0.84%) T-SQL
10 9 (0.69%) PHP
11 8 (0.61%) Korn
12 5 (0.38%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.38%) ABAP
13 4 (0.31%) Jython
13 4 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 171 (13.12%) Security Cleared
2 115 (8.83%) SC Cleared
3 100 (7.67%) Degree
4 67 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (4.68%) PMI Certification
6 49 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 48 (3.68%) CCNP
8 45 (3.45%) PMP
9 41 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 37 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 37 (2.84%) CCNA
11 32 (2.46%) MCSE
12 24 (1.84%) CISSP
13 18 (1.38%) DV Cleared
13 18 (1.38%) CCIE
13 18 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (1.30%) JNCIS
15 16 (1.23%) CEH
15 16 (1.23%) GIAC
16 12 (0.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.29%) QA
2 48 (3.68%) SLA
3 27 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (1.07%) P3O
6 13 (1.00%) COBIT
7 9 (0.69%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.46%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.15%) GMP
9 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.077%) Basel III
10 1 (0.077%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.077%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.077%) GxP
10 1 (0.077%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 67 (5.14%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.30%) VMware ESX
3 17 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (1.15%) ProxySG
5 9 (0.69%) vSphere
6 8 (0.61%) NFS
6 8 (0.61%) ACF2
7 7 (0.54%) RACF
7 7 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 6 (0.46%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.38%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.23%) XenApp
11 3 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.077%) KVM
12 1 (0.077%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.077%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (1.23%) SCCM
2 14 (1.07%) NetBackup
3 12 (0.92%) ITRS Geneos
4 9 (0.69%) Tivoli
5 8 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (0.54%) Puppet
6 7 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (0.54%) ARCserve
6 7 (0.54%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.38%) Nagios
8 5 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.31%) HP NNM
9 4 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 4 (0.31%) OpenView
9 4 (0.31%) CiscoWorks
10 3 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.23%) nmon
Vendors
1 245 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 119 (9.13%) Oracle
3 109 (8.37%) Cisco
4 97 (7.44%) SAP
5 82 (6.29%) HP
6 59 (4.53%) CheckPoint
7 52 (3.99%) VMware
8 38 (2.92%) Citrix
9 36 (2.76%) Juniper
10 30 (2.30%) Blue Coat
11 26 (2.00%) Red Hat
11 26 (2.00%) F5
12 24 (1.84%) McAfee
13 23 (1.77%) IBM
14 20 (1.53%) Remedy
15 18 (1.38%) Business Objects
16 17 (1.30%) CA
16 17 (1.30%) JBoss
17 15 (1.15%) Cognos
18 13 (1.00%) Symantec
Southampton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Steria
Rate: Up to £220 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £22.00 - £28.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Rate: From £340 to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £60,000 - 64,999 per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chessington
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NST Ltd
Rate: Unspecified 3 Month rolling contract - £competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
IT People First
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day (Negotiable)
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £33000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Church International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dundee City
OHO Group
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Dundee
Real Staffing
Rate: £25 - £32 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £220 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £0 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago