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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Control
Rank 194 192 167
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Contract jobs citing Change Control 699 684 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.25% 1.21% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.53% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 382 431
Median daily rate £385 £375 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £260 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 17
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +27.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £14.17 £20.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £39.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £33.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-15.91% +14.79%

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
45487 44731 42956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.61% 78.86% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30072 27893 26816
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1054 1299 1233
Median hourly rate £34.50 £29.41 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -4 630 £400 +3.89% 110
London -13 233 £438 +9.37% 34
South East -16 140 £350 -12.50% 27
Hampshire +8 60 £330 -8.65% 3
East of England +26 59 £400 +48.14% 11
North East -3 53 £310 +7.35% 1
Tyne and Wear 0 50 £310 +6.89% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 49 £310 +6.89%
South West -6 49 £413 -13.15% 8
Scotland -12 45 £350 +5.74% 5
City of London +20 37 £475 - 11
West Midlands -17 35 £380 +8.57% 2
North West -35 32 £406 +25.00% 11
Berkshire +5 26 £333 -16.87% 7
Erskine -16 25 £321 -3.60%
Renfrewshire -19 25 £321 -3.60%
Yorkshire -1 23 £400 +23.07% 11
Essex +26 21 £425 +54.54%
Surrey -19 18 £415 -17.00% 5
West Yorkshire -2 16 £330 -12.00% 7
Cheshire -5 16 £371 +6.61% 1
Edinburgh -8 16 £383 +21.50% 3
Cambridgeshire +11 15 £325 +44.44%
Wiltshire +5 15 £350 -15.25% 1
Bristol -5 15 £419 -8.26%
Cambridge +7 14 £325 +30.00%
Wales +6 13 £275 -26.66%
Hertfordshire +7 12 £400 +14.28% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 12 £433 +7.45% 4
South Wales -3 12 £275 -26.66%

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 465 (34.29%) Finance
2 451 (33.26%) Project Management
3 259 (19.10%) PRINCE2
4 254 (18.73%) Microsoft
5 250 (18.44%) Security Cleared
6 222 (16.37%) ITIL
7 206 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
8 181 (13.35%) Windows
9 171 (12.61%) SC Cleared
10 165 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 157 (11.58%) MS Project
12 156 (11.50%) Configuration Management
13 140 (10.32%) SharePoint
14 137 (10.10%) Change Management
15 135 (9.96%) Risk Management
15 135 (9.96%) Linux
16 132 (9.73%) SQL
16 132 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
17 129 (9.51%) MS Excel
18 124 (9.14%) Management Information System
19 119 (8.78%) Active Directory
20 118 (8.70%) Degree
21 108 (7.96%) Oracle
22 107 (7.89%) Programme Management
23 98 (7.23%) Banking
24 95 (7.01%) Migration
25 94 (6.93%) Firewall
26 93 (6.86%) HP
27 92 (6.78%) Unix
27 92 (6.78%) Data Centre

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
1 140 (10.32%) SharePoint
2 35 (2.58%) IIS
2 35 (2.58%) MS Exchange
3 31 (2.29%) Apache
4 29 (2.14%) JBoss
5 24 (1.77%) CMS
5 24 (1.77%) IBM Notes
6 15 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 15 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 14 (1.03%) WebLogic
8 13 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (0.74%) Moodle
10 9 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.66%) Skype for Business
11 8 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 157 (11.58%) MS Project
2 129 (9.51%) MS Excel
3 90 (6.64%) MS Office
4 54 (3.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 40 (2.95%) MS Visio
6 16 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.81%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.52%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.29%) SPSS
10 3 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
10 3 (0.22%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.074%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 19 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 16 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.81%) CA PPM
4 9 (0.66%) Primavera
5 8 (0.59%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 8 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.52%) RMDS
7 6 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.37%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.37%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.15%) Cognos Controller
10 2 (0.15%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.15%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.99%) Office 365
2 25 (1.84%) SaaS
3 14 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.52%) Mimecast
5 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.22%) IaaS
6 3 (0.22%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.22%) PaaS
7 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.15%) Yammer
8 1 (0.074%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.074%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.074%) Force.com
8 1 (0.074%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (6.93%) Firewall
2 69 (5.09%) LAN
2 69 (5.09%) SAN
3 60 (4.42%) WAN
4 54 (3.98%) Internet
5 53 (3.91%) DNS
6 43 (3.17%) TCP/IP
7 41 (3.02%) DHCP
8 38 (2.80%) SSL
9 34 (2.51%) VPN
10 30 (2.21%) Network Security
11 23 (1.70%) Wireless
12 20 (1.47%) IPsec
13 18 (1.33%) Intranet
14 17 (1.25%) LDAP
15 16 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
15 16 (1.18%) NAS
16 15 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
18 13 (0.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.21%) Oracle Database
3 24 (1.77%) MySQL
4 23 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 17 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (0.74%) Data Mining
11 10 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.59%) MS Access
12 8 (0.59%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.59%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.52%) QlikView
14 6 (0.44%) Big Data
14 6 (0.44%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (2.29%) JIRA
2 29 (2.14%) Visual Studio
3 27 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (1.84%) Subversion
5 24 (1.77%) Git (software)
6 18 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (1.18%) JUnit
8 15 (1.11%) Gradle
9 14 (1.03%) Cucumber
9 14 (1.03%) Selenium
10 13 (0.96%) Checkstyle
10 13 (0.96%) FindBugs
11 12 (0.88%) Artifactory
12 9 (0.66%) StarTeam
13 7 (0.52%) Eclipse
13 7 (0.52%) Jenkins
13 7 (0.52%) Maven
14 5 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
15 4 (0.29%) Hudson
15 4 (0.29%) Mercurial
General
1 465 (34.29%) Finance
2 98 (7.23%) Banking
3 75 (5.53%) Telecoms
4 53 (3.91%) Manufacturing
5 32 (2.36%) Retail
6 28 (2.06%) Automotive
7 27 (1.99%) Marketing
8 25 (1.84%) Law
9 24 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 23 (1.70%) Legal
11 18 (1.33%) Front Office
12 16 (1.18%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.74%) Electronics
14 8 (0.59%) Billing
14 8 (0.59%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.52%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.52%) Local Government
16 6 (0.44%) Spanish Language
17 5 (0.37%) Military
18 4 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 301 (22.20%) Project Manager
2 233 (17.18%) Analyst
3 92 (6.78%) Developer
4 84 (6.19%) PMO Analyst
5 61 (4.50%) Consultant
6 56 (4.13%) Administrator
7 49 (3.61%) Network Engineer
7 49 (3.61%) Senior Manager
7 49 (3.61%) Service Analyst
8 48 (3.54%) IT Manager
9 45 (3.32%) Programme Manager
10 41 (3.02%) Business Analyst
11 40 (2.95%) IT Project Manager
12 39 (2.88%) Senior Project Manager
13 38 (2.80%) Infrastructure Manager
14 34 (2.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 34 (2.51%) PMO Manager
15 28 (2.06%) Junior
16 27 (1.99%) Architect
16 27 (1.99%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (2.73%) .NET
2 31 (2.29%) jQuery
2 31 (2.29%) XML
3 30 (2.21%) HTML
4 29 (2.14%) CSS
5 20 (1.47%) .NET Framework
6 17 (1.25%) Web Services
7 16 (1.18%) Hibernate
7 16 (1.18%) HTML5
7 16 (1.18%) Spring
8 15 (1.11%) ActiveMQ
8 15 (1.11%) WPF
9 14 (1.03%) Ajax
9 14 (1.03%) Apache Camel
9 14 (1.03%) Entity Framework
10 13 (0.96%) Software Packaging
11 12 (0.88%) NHibernate
12 11 (0.81%) JSON
12 11 (0.81%) WinForms
13 10 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 132 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 124 (9.14%) Management Information System
3 92 (6.78%) Data Centre
4 54 (3.98%) PMI
5 38 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 24 (1.77%) Clustering
7 22 (1.62%) NHS
8 19 (1.40%) Statistics
9 17 (1.25%) Smart Meter
10 16 (1.18%) CMDB
11 15 (1.11%) User Experience
12 14 (1.03%) Driving Licence
12 14 (1.03%) FMCG
13 12 (0.88%) Blackberry
13 12 (0.88%) Data Structures
13 12 (0.88%) Fixed Income
13 12 (0.88%) Replication
14 11 (0.81%) Mainframe
15 9 (0.66%) EMC VNX
15 9 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 181 (13.35%) Windows
2 135 (9.96%) Linux
3 92 (6.78%) Unix
4 59 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 45 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (1.84%) Windows 7
10 22 (1.62%) Windows XP
11 20 (1.47%) Solaris
12 17 (1.25%) AIX
13 12 (0.88%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.88%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.59%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.29%) CentOS
15 4 (0.29%) HPUX
16 3 (0.22%) Android
16 3 (0.22%) MVS
16 3 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (33.26%) Project Management
2 259 (19.10%) PRINCE2
3 222 (16.37%) ITIL
4 206 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
5 165 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 156 (11.50%) Configuration Management
7 137 (10.10%) Change Management
8 135 (9.96%) Risk Management
9 107 (7.89%) Programme Management
10 95 (7.01%) Migration
11 80 (5.90%) Waterfall
12 74 (5.46%) Service Management
13 71 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 68 (5.01%) Resource Management
15 67 (4.94%) Project Planning
16 66 (4.87%) Mentoring
17 64 (4.72%) Scrum
17 64 (4.72%) Service Delivery
18 62 (4.57%) Release Management
19 60 (4.42%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 132 (9.73%) SQL
2 60 (4.42%) C
3 52 (3.83%) Java
4 36 (2.65%) JavaScript
5 35 (2.58%) C#
5 35 (2.58%) PowerShell
6 33 (2.43%) PL/SQL
7 32 (2.36%) Perl
8 29 (2.14%) Python
9 28 (2.06%) T-SQL
10 26 (1.92%) Shell Script
11 19 (1.40%) C++
12 17 (1.25%) PHP
12 17 (1.25%) VB
13 13 (0.96%) VBA
14 12 (0.88%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.59%) VB6
16 3 (0.22%) Korn
16 3 (0.22%) Ruby
16 3 (0.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 250 (18.44%) Security Cleared
2 171 (12.61%) SC Cleared
3 118 (8.70%) Degree
4 77 (5.68%) PMI Certification
5 54 (3.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 43 (3.17%) PMP
7 42 (3.10%) DV Cleared
8 40 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
9 37 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 29 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (1.55%) CCNP
13 20 (1.47%) CCNA
14 16 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
15 15 (1.11%) APMP
16 12 (0.88%) CISSP
16 12 (0.88%) ISEB
16 12 (0.88%) MCP
16 12 (0.88%) MCSE
17 8 (0.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.68%) QA
2 36 (2.65%) SLA
3 18 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
5 11 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.74%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.66%) GMP
7 9 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.44%) MiFID
9 5 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 5 (0.37%) GxP
10 4 (0.29%) BS7799
10 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 4 (0.29%) P3O
11 3 (0.22%) GPG13
11 3 (0.22%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.22%) WAI
11 3 (0.22%) WCAG
12 2 (0.15%) COBIT
12 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 119 (8.78%) Active Directory
2 35 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.03%) vSphere
4 10 (0.74%) StorNext
5 9 (0.66%) Firmware
5 9 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.66%) KVM
5 9 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 9 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.66%) Xsan
6 7 (0.52%) Sendmail
6 7 (0.52%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 6 (0.44%) iptables
7 6 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (0.44%) XenApp
8 5 (0.37%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.37%) Docker
8 5 (0.37%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 30 (2.21%) Puppet
2 29 (2.14%) SCCM
3 18 (1.33%) Nagios
4 16 (1.18%) Data Guard
4 16 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.96%) DameWare
5 13 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (0.74%) EMC VPLEX
6 10 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (0.74%) WSUS
7 9 (0.66%) WMI
8 7 (0.52%) NetBackup
8 7 (0.52%) NSN NetAct
9 6 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.37%) CiscoWorks
10 5 (0.37%) Cobbler
10 5 (0.37%) OSSEC
10 5 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (0.37%) SCOM
10 5 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 254 (18.73%) Microsoft
2 108 (7.96%) Oracle
3 93 (6.86%) HP
4 85 (6.27%) Cisco
5 65 (4.79%) VMware
6 55 (4.06%) SAP
7 48 (3.54%) Remedy
8 47 (3.47%) Red Hat
9 37 (2.73%) CheckPoint
10 33 (2.43%) Citrix
11 31 (2.29%) IBM
12 27 (1.99%) Adobe
12 27 (1.99%) ServiceNow
13 25 (1.84%) CA
13 25 (1.84%) EMC
13 25 (1.84%) Juniper
14 24 (1.77%) BMC
14 24 (1.77%) Lotus
15 20 (1.47%) F5
15 20 (1.47%) Siebel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: From £200 to £230 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £10.86 - £15.48 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Searchability
Rate: EXCELLENT RATE
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £344 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: £17,000 - £18,000
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Rate: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Capita plc
Rate: £220.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Spalding, Lincolnshire
The One Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Capita plc
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
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Bedford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
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London
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