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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Control
UK
Rank 199 186 197
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing Change Control 557 661 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.23% 1.29% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.56% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 409 346
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 19 14
Median hourly rate £27.50 £39.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +24.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £13.17 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £52.70 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +35.17%

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
37463 42318 40948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.62% 82.71% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24877 27655 25965
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 969 1164 1085
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -20 486 £406 +1.56% 87
London -23 168 £475 +11.76% 35
South East -10 93 £375 +7.14% 17
South West -14 50 £386 -0.32% 6
North West +20 37 £350 -6.66% 8
Tyne and Wear +9 35 £408 +48.18% 6
North East +6 35 £408 +48.18% 6
Scotland +9 34 £324 -19.12% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 34 £406 +50.46% 6
City of London -4 28 £469 +7.14% 5
Yorkshire -9 26 £390 -1.01% 5
East of England -27 25 £350 -7.89% 4
East Midlands +19 24 £195 -48.00%
West Midlands -5 24 £345 -18.82% 5
Berkshire +3 23 £450 +12.50% 2
South Wales +37 22 £421 +12.33%
Wales +27 22 £421 -5.07%
Manchester +14 21 £350 - 2
Surrey +13 20 £378 -1.80% 4
West Yorkshire +3 20 £388 -3.12% 1
Hampshire -5 18 £350 -6.66% 4
Glasgow +12 17 £298 -23.22% 1
Leeds -6 17 £363 -9.37% 1
Edinburgh +11 16 £325 -6.87% 1
Derbyshire +3 15 £160 -57.33%
Bristol +1 13 £394 -4.48% 4
Oxfordshire -5 13 £361 +203.57% 1
Gloucestershire -10 13 £455 +35.31% 1
Lancashire +18 11 £525 +23.52% 3
Derby +2 11 £160 -57.33%

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 379 (34.49%) Finance
2 342 (31.12%) Project Management
3 246 (22.38%) Security Cleared
4 239 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
5 196 (17.83%) PRINCE2
6 169 (15.38%) Windows
6 169 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 167 (15.20%) Microsoft
8 162 (14.74%) ITIL
9 152 (13.83%) Configuration Management
10 149 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 148 (13.47%) Change Management
12 138 (12.56%) SQL
13 137 (12.47%) Oracle
14 133 (12.10%) Programme Management
15 127 (11.56%) Unix
16 125 (11.37%) Linux
17 121 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
18 101 (9.19%) Risk Management
19 99 (9.01%) MS Project
20 97 (8.83%) MS Excel
21 94 (8.55%) Red Hat
22 92 (8.37%) Java
23 91 (8.28%) Cisco
23 91 (8.28%) HP
24 90 (8.19%) Active Directory
25 89 (8.10%) Management Information System
26 85 (7.73%) MS Office
27 84 (7.64%) Degree
28 77 (7.01%) SQL Server

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 68 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 38 (3.46%) Confluence
3 33 (3.00%) WebLogic
4 26 (2.37%) Apache
4 26 (2.37%) JBoss
5 23 (2.09%) IIS
6 17 (1.55%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.46%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
9 13 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
10 12 (1.09%) FileNet
11 9 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.82%) MS Exchange
12 8 (0.73%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.55%) MS Project Server
14 6 (0.55%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.45%) CMS
16 4 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 99 (9.01%) MS Project
2 97 (8.83%) MS Excel
3 85 (7.73%) MS Office
4 53 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 51 (4.64%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.45%) Open Workbench
6 5 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.36%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.36%) CATIA
7 4 (0.36%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 4 (0.36%) PTC Creo
7 4 (0.36%) Siemens NX
8 2 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 15 (1.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 10 (0.91%) Primavera
3 9 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
5 6 (0.55%) Teamcenter
6 5 (0.45%) Demantra
6 5 (0.45%) SnowdropKCS
7 4 (0.36%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.36%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.27%) CA PPM
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.18%) SAP GRC
10 1 (0.091%) Oracle FAH
10 1 (0.091%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.091%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.91%) Office 365
4 11 (1.00%) Trello
5 9 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.55%) GitHub
6 6 (0.55%) SaaS
6 6 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (0.45%) IaaS
7 5 (0.45%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.36%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.36%) SmartFocus
8 4 (0.36%) TestFlight
9 3 (0.27%) PaaS
10 2 (0.18%) Boomi
11 1 (0.091%) G Suite
11 1 (0.091%) HP Helion
11 1 (0.091%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 72 (6.55%) Firewall
2 47 (4.28%) SAN
3 46 (4.19%) LAN
4 42 (3.82%) DNS
5 40 (3.64%) TCP/IP
6 34 (3.09%) Internet
7 30 (2.73%) DHCP
7 30 (2.73%) WAN
8 25 (2.27%) LDAP
9 22 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (1.91%) Intranet
11 20 (1.82%) NAS
11 20 (1.82%) Network Security
12 17 (1.55%) SSL
13 13 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 13 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 13 (1.18%) Multicast
14 12 (1.09%) BGP
14 12 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (1.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 57 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 43 (3.91%) Oracle Database
4 37 (3.37%) BusinessObjects
5 21 (1.91%) Hadoop
6 20 (1.82%) Big Data
6 20 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (1.55%) RDBMS
7 17 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.45%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.36%) BODI
14 4 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (0.36%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 61 (5.55%) JIRA
2 48 (4.37%) Git (software)
3 38 (3.46%) Jenkins
4 20 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
5 16 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
5 16 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (1.36%) Subversion
7 13 (1.18%) ClearCase
8 10 (0.91%) GitLab
9 9 (0.82%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
10 8 (0.73%) Selenium
11 7 (0.64%) Gradle
11 7 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
11 7 (0.64%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.45%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.36%) Android Studio
14 4 (0.36%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.36%) FindBugs
General
1 379 (34.49%) Finance
2 75 (6.82%) Banking
3 54 (4.91%) Telecoms
4 47 (4.28%) Legal
5 38 (3.46%) Manufacturing
5 38 (3.46%) Retail
6 19 (1.73%) Investment Banking
6 19 (1.73%) Marketing
7 18 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 15 (1.36%) Automotive
9 13 (1.18%) Law
10 12 (1.09%) Aerospace
10 12 (1.09%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.73%) Front Office
11 8 (0.73%) Publishing
12 7 (0.64%) Billing
13 6 (0.55%) Back Office
13 6 (0.55%) Military
14 5 (0.45%) Advertising
14 5 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 186 (16.92%) Project Manager
2 156 (14.19%) Analyst
3 58 (5.28%) Developer
4 55 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 52 (4.73%) Administrator
6 51 (4.64%) Programme Manager
7 50 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
8 46 (4.19%) DevOps Engineer
9 45 (4.09%) Consultant
10 41 (3.73%) Business Analyst
11 35 (3.18%) Support Analyst
12 33 (3.00%) Architect
12 33 (3.00%) Systems Administrator
13 32 (2.91%) Senior Manager
14 31 (2.82%) Project Officer
15 30 (2.73%) IT Manager
16 28 (2.55%) Infrastructure Manager
16 28 (2.55%) Software Engineer
16 28 (2.55%) Unix Systems Administrator
17 27 (2.46%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.64%) Software Packaging
2 26 (2.37%) .NET
3 16 (1.46%) HTML
3 16 (1.46%) Middleware
4 15 (1.36%) WebSphere MQ
4 15 (1.36%) XML
5 14 (1.27%) CSS
6 13 (1.18%) .NET Framework
7 11 (1.00%) Entity Framework
7 11 (1.00%) Node.js
8 9 (0.82%) Spring
9 8 (0.73%) Apache Camel
10 7 (0.64%) Hibernate
10 7 (0.64%) REST
11 6 (0.55%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (0.55%) SOAP
12 5 (0.45%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.45%) JSP
12 5 (0.45%) Web Services
12 5 (0.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 121 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (8.10%) Management Information System
3 68 (6.19%) Data Centre
4 21 (1.91%) PMI
5 20 (1.82%) Clustering
5 20 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 19 (1.73%) NHS
6 19 (1.73%) Private Cloud
7 17 (1.55%) Enterprise Storage
7 17 (1.55%) User Experience
8 14 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.00%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.00%) Replication
10 10 (0.91%) CMDB
10 10 (0.91%) EMC VMAX
10 10 (0.91%) Wiki
11 9 (0.82%) Blackberry
11 9 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.73%) Fixed Income
12 8 (0.73%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 169 (15.38%) Windows
2 127 (11.56%) Unix
3 125 (11.37%) Linux
4 72 (6.55%) Windows Server
5 58 (5.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (3.00%) Solaris
7 33 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (2.73%) AIX
8 30 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (1.09%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.82%) HPUX
11 7 (0.64%) FreeBSD
12 6 (0.55%) CentOS
12 6 (0.55%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.55%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.55%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.45%) Android
13 5 (0.45%) zOS
14 4 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (31.12%) Project Management
2 239 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (17.83%) PRINCE2
4 162 (14.74%) ITIL
5 152 (13.83%) Configuration Management
6 149 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 148 (13.47%) Change Management
8 133 (12.10%) Programme Management
9 101 (9.19%) Risk Management
10 62 (5.64%) Migration
11 61 (5.55%) Problem Management
12 60 (5.46%) DevOps
13 59 (5.37%) Incident Management
13 59 (5.37%) Service Delivery
14 57 (5.19%) Waterfall
15 55 (5.00%) SDLC
16 54 (4.91%) Quality Management
17 53 (4.82%) Scrum
18 52 (4.73%) OO
18 52 (4.73%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (12.56%) SQL
2 92 (8.37%) Java
3 48 (4.37%) PowerShell
4 35 (3.18%) JavaScript
5 34 (3.09%) Perl
6 32 (2.91%) C
7 30 (2.73%) C#
8 29 (2.64%) C++
9 23 (2.09%) PL/SQL
10 21 (1.91%) VB
11 16 (1.46%) Python
11 16 (1.46%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.00%) Bash Shell
13 9 (0.82%) Ruby
14 7 (0.64%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.55%) Korn
16 5 (0.45%) Ada
16 5 (0.45%) tcsh
16 5 (0.45%) VBA
17 4 (0.36%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 246 (22.38%) Security Cleared
2 169 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 84 (7.64%) Degree
4 49 (4.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 48 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (3.37%) PMP
7 34 (3.09%) CCNP
7 34 (3.09%) DV Cleared
8 31 (2.82%) PMI Certification
9 27 (2.46%) BPSS Clearance
10 23 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
10 23 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (2.00%) CCNA
12 17 (1.55%) MCSE
13 14 (1.27%) ISEB
14 12 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (1.00%) APMP
16 10 (0.91%) CCIE
17 7 (0.64%) CCDA
17 7 (0.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.82%) QA
2 32 (2.91%) SLA
3 11 (1.00%) P3O
4 10 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.91%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.82%) GMP
6 7 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 5 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.27%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.18%) GxP
10 2 (0.18%) ISO19770
10 2 (0.18%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.18%) NEBOSH
11 1 (0.091%) GAMP
11 1 (0.091%) GCP
11 1 (0.091%) HL7
11 1 (0.091%) MiFID
System Software
1 90 (8.19%) Active Directory
2 46 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.82%) VMware ESX
4 19 (1.73%) vSphere
5 18 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 14 (1.27%) Veritas File System
7 13 (1.18%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.82%) GPFS
9 8 (0.73%) ProxySG
9 8 (0.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 7 (0.64%) Samba
10 7 (0.64%) XenApp
11 5 (0.45%) Docker
11 5 (0.45%) Snort
12 4 (0.36%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.36%) vCloud
12 4 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.36%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 49 (4.46%) Puppet
2 32 (2.91%) NetBackup
3 25 (2.27%) Ansible
3 25 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (2.09%) SCCM
5 17 (1.55%) Forum Sentry
6 16 (1.46%) SCOM
7 14 (1.27%) Dollar Universe
7 14 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
7 14 (1.27%) WSUS
8 8 (0.73%) HP SiteScope
8 8 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (0.73%) Nagios
9 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 7 (0.64%) Oracle ZFS
10 6 (0.55%) Nessus
11 5 (0.45%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.45%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 167 (15.20%) Microsoft
2 137 (12.47%) Oracle
3 94 (8.55%) Red Hat
4 91 (8.28%) Cisco
4 91 (8.28%) HP
5 74 (6.73%) VMware
6 40 (3.64%) CheckPoint
7 39 (3.55%) Sun
8 37 (3.37%) Atlassian
8 37 (3.37%) IBM
9 34 (3.09%) Veritas
10 32 (2.91%) F5
11 31 (2.82%) SAP
12 28 (2.55%) Citrix
13 25 (2.27%) Intel Security
14 24 (2.18%) Fortinet
14 24 (2.18%) Symantec
15 23 (2.09%) Remedy
16 20 (1.82%) Informatica
17 19 (1.73%) Sybase
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