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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Control
Rank 229 185 198
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +13
Contract jobs citing Change Control 579 760 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.09% 1.31% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.62% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 477 427
Median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 27
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.65 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £48.80 £47.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £34.93
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +14.53%

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
43985 46966 44712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.01% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29139 30711 27950
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1137 1301 1222
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -38 522 £425 +6.25% 99
London -26 197 £470 +13.93% 31
South East -56 82 £420 +12.00% 15
South West +12 59 £363 -19.44% 6
East of England +31 43 £400 -11.11% 16
North West +20 39 £425 - 11
City of London -3 31 £413 +10.00% 8
Yorkshire -1 27 £375 -6.25% 5
West Midlands -32 26 £425 +21.42% 7
North East -26 25 £310 -36.73% 2
Scotland -35 25 £327 -19.07% 2
Hampshire -16 24 £343 -8.60% 2
Berkshire -26 23 £483 +41.91% 5
Wales +31 20 £400 +23.07%
South Wales +28 19 £400 +23.07%
Bristol +3 19 £411 -17.75% 1
East Midlands -6 18 £405 +9.83% 6
Cheshire +24 17 £450 +11.80%
West Yorkshire -12 17 £308 -23.12% 4
Gloucestershire +9 16 £238 -47.22%
Manchester -3 16 £400 +12.67% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -34 15 £310 -37.68%
Tyne and Wear -34 15 £310 -37.68%
Essex +10 14 £325 +6.80% 3
Warrington +21 12 £463 -19.56%
Leeds -10 12 £450 +5.88% 3
Wiltshire +15 11 £275 -26.17% 3
Cardiff +19 10 £273 -16.15%
Durham +16 10 £338 +20.53% 1
Hertfordshire -4 10 £375 -16.66% 5

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 395 (30.11%) Project Management
1 395 (30.11%) Finance
2 258 (19.66%) Microsoft
3 250 (19.05%) Security Cleared
4 215 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
5 209 (15.93%) ITIL
5 209 (15.93%) Windows
6 191 (14.56%) PRINCE2
7 186 (14.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 180 (13.72%) SC Cleared
9 160 (12.20%) Firewall
10 153 (11.66%) SQL
11 149 (11.36%) MS Excel
12 130 (9.91%) Cisco
13 129 (9.83%) Change Management
14 127 (9.68%) Oracle
15 126 (9.60%) Risk Management
16 123 (9.38%) Programme Management
17 122 (9.30%) Active Directory
18 117 (8.92%) Configuration Management
19 115 (8.77%) SQL Server
19 115 (8.77%) Linux
19 115 (8.77%) Data Centre
20 110 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
21 109 (8.31%) MS Project
22 104 (7.93%) Management Information System
23 98 (7.47%) Migration
24 96 (7.32%) MS Office
24 96 (7.32%) CheckPoint
25 94 (7.16%) Service Delivery

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 81 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 57 (4.34%) IIS
3 44 (3.35%) Apache
4 29 (2.21%) JBoss
5 28 (2.13%) MS Exchange
6 18 (1.37%) Confluence
7 17 (1.30%) Tomcat
8 16 (1.22%) WebSphere
9 15 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (0.91%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (0.69%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.61%) Moodle
13 8 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (0.61%) SAS
13 8 (0.61%) Skype for Business
14 7 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 7 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 149 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 109 (8.31%) MS Project
3 96 (7.32%) MS Office
4 64 (4.88%) MS Visio
5 61 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.53%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.46%) Open Workbench
9 4 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.30%) Simulink
9 4 (0.30%) SPSS
10 3 (0.23%) CATIA
10 3 (0.23%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 3 (0.23%) PTC Creo
10 3 (0.23%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 13 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.84%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 7 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.38%) Eloqua
6 5 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.38%) Teamcenter
7 4 (0.30%) assyst
7 4 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.30%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.30%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.30%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.23%) CA PPM
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.23%) SAP R/3
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.75%) Office 365
2 13 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.53%) Mimecast
5 5 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.30%) GitHub
6 4 (0.30%) SaaS
7 3 (0.23%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.076%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.076%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.076%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.076%) Force.com
8 1 (0.076%) IaaS
8 1 (0.076%) iTunes
8 1 (0.076%) PaaS
8 1 (0.076%) Taleo
8 1 (0.076%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.076%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 160 (12.20%) Firewall
2 64 (4.88%) DNS
3 63 (4.80%) TCP/IP
4 61 (4.65%) LAN
4 61 (4.65%) SAN
4 61 (4.65%) WAN
5 59 (4.50%) Internet
6 57 (4.34%) Network Security
7 50 (3.81%) BGP
8 47 (3.58%) DHCP
9 36 (2.74%) SSL
10 35 (2.67%) Intranet
11 34 (2.59%) VoIP
12 33 (2.52%) LDAP
13 31 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
14 29 (2.21%) Wireless
15 28 (2.13%) VPN
16 27 (2.06%) OSPF
17 24 (1.83%) IPsec
18 20 (1.52%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 37 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (2.29%) Oracle Database
5 23 (1.75%) MySQL
6 22 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
8 19 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (1.30%) RDBMS
11 12 (0.91%) MS Access
11 12 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (0.76%) MongoDB
13 9 (0.69%) DB2
13 9 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (0.53%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 62 (4.73%) JIRA
2 34 (2.59%) Git (software)
3 22 (1.68%) Subversion
4 21 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 21 (1.60%) Visual Studio
5 13 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (0.84%) Artifactory
6 11 (0.84%) Selenium
7 10 (0.76%) JUnit
8 9 (0.69%) Cucumber
8 9 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (0.53%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.53%) Gradle
9 7 (0.53%) Maven
10 5 (0.38%) Ant
10 5 (0.38%) Checkstyle
10 5 (0.38%) FindBugs
11 4 (0.30%) Mockito
11 4 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 395 (30.11%) Finance
2 86 (6.55%) Banking
3 61 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 47 (3.58%) Retail
5 30 (2.29%) Legal
6 28 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 26 (1.98%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.45%) Law
9 15 (1.14%) Automotive
10 14 (1.07%) Marketing
10 14 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (0.91%) Billing
12 9 (0.69%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.69%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.53%) Electronics
13 7 (0.53%) Local Government
13 7 (0.53%) Military
14 5 (0.38%) Front Office
14 5 (0.38%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 218 (16.62%) Project Manager
2 213 (16.23%) Analyst
3 89 (6.78%) Developer
4 83 (6.33%) Network Engineer
5 59 (4.50%) PMO Analyst
6 54 (4.12%) Administrator
7 52 (3.96%) Business Analyst
8 49 (3.73%) IT Manager
9 47 (3.58%) Programme Manager
10 46 (3.51%) Consultant
11 45 (3.43%) Delivery Manager
12 33 (2.52%) DBA
12 33 (2.52%) Support Analyst
13 32 (2.44%) Architect
13 32 (2.44%) Senior Manager
14 31 (2.36%) IT Project Manager
15 30 (2.29%) Technical Manager
16 27 (2.06%) Security Engineer
17 26 (1.98%) Service Manager
18 25 (1.91%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.74%) CSS
1 36 (2.74%) HTML
2 35 (2.67%) .NET
3 31 (2.36%) jQuery
4 30 (2.29%) XML
5 18 (1.37%) Classic ASP
6 17 (1.30%) DCOM
7 16 (1.22%) HTML5
8 13 (0.99%) 802.1X
8 13 (0.99%) Middleware
8 13 (0.99%) Software Packaging
9 12 (0.91%) ASP.NET
9 12 (0.91%) Spring
10 11 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
10 11 (0.84%) XHTML
11 10 (0.76%) Apache Camel
11 10 (0.76%) CSS3
11 10 (0.76%) Hibernate
11 10 (0.76%) Web Services
12 9 (0.69%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 115 (8.77%) Data Centre
2 110 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (7.93%) Management Information System
4 44 (3.35%) PMI
5 40 (3.05%) Clustering
6 30 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 26 (1.98%) NHS
8 24 (1.83%) PKI
9 18 (1.37%) Private Cloud
10 16 (1.22%) Hedge funds
11 15 (1.14%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.14%) Wiki
12 13 (0.99%) Blackberry
13 12 (0.91%) DataPower
14 10 (0.76%) Equities
14 10 (0.76%) Mainframe
14 10 (0.76%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.69%) Replication
16 8 (0.61%) Data Integration
16 8 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 209 (15.93%) Windows
2 115 (8.77%) Linux
3 78 (5.95%) Windows Server
4 70 (5.34%) Unix
5 63 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (2.06%) Solaris
10 22 (1.68%) CentOS
10 22 (1.68%) Windows 7
11 14 (1.07%) Ubuntu
12 13 (0.99%) AIX
12 13 (0.99%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.69%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.53%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.46%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.30%) VMS
17 3 (0.23%) MVS
17 3 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (30.11%) Project Management
2 215 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (15.93%) ITIL
4 191 (14.56%) PRINCE2
5 186 (14.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 129 (9.83%) Change Management
7 126 (9.60%) Risk Management
8 123 (9.38%) Programme Management
9 117 (8.92%) Configuration Management
10 98 (7.47%) Migration
11 94 (7.16%) Service Delivery
12 76 (5.79%) Service Management
13 74 (5.64%) Scrum
14 70 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
15 69 (5.26%) Waterfall
16 64 (4.88%) SDLC
17 56 (4.27%) Business Analysis
18 55 (4.19%) Project Planning
19 54 (4.12%) Programme Governance
20 53 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 153 (11.66%) SQL
2 67 (5.11%) Java
3 65 (4.95%) PL/SQL
4 50 (3.81%) PowerShell
5 47 (3.58%) C
6 41 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 38 (2.90%) Shell Script
8 33 (2.52%) T-SQL
9 32 (2.44%) Python
10 30 (2.29%) Perl
10 30 (2.29%) VB
11 26 (1.98%) C#
12 19 (1.45%) VBA
13 18 (1.37%) VB6
14 17 (1.30%) PHP
15 15 (1.14%) Ruby
16 10 (0.76%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.61%) COBOL
18 6 (0.46%) C++
18 6 (0.46%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 250 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 180 (13.72%) SC Cleared
3 81 (6.17%) Degree
4 74 (5.64%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (4.50%) PMI Certification
6 54 (4.12%) CCNP
7 46 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 37 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 36 (2.74%) PMP
10 33 (2.52%) DV Cleared
11 31 (2.36%) CCNA
12 28 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
12 28 (2.13%) MCSE
13 23 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
14 18 (1.37%) ISEB
15 16 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 14 (1.07%) CISSP
17 13 (0.99%) CCDP
18 11 (0.84%) JNCIA
18 11 (0.84%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.64%) QA
2 60 (4.57%) SLA
3 29 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
5 19 (1.45%) PCI DSS
6 15 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 9 (0.69%) GxP
9 7 (0.53%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.53%) GCP
9 7 (0.53%) GPG13
9 7 (0.53%) P3O
10 5 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (0.38%) IEC 61508
11 3 (0.23%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.23%) WAI
11 3 (0.23%) WCAG
12 2 (0.15%) COBIT
12 2 (0.15%) GAMP
12 2 (0.15%) GMP
System Software
1 122 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 37 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (2.36%) vSphere
4 21 (1.60%) Hyper-V
5 17 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (1.07%) iptables
7 12 (0.91%) Postfix
8 11 (0.84%) Time Sharing Option
9 10 (0.76%) Sendmail
9 10 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 10 (0.76%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.69%) Docker
10 9 (0.69%) KVM
11 6 (0.46%) BitLocker
11 6 (0.46%) GPFS
11 6 (0.46%) XenApp
12 5 (0.38%) StorNext
12 5 (0.38%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.30%) ACF2
13 4 (0.30%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 42 (3.20%) Puppet
2 31 (2.36%) SCCM
3 30 (2.29%) Nagios
4 22 (1.68%) NetBackup
5 21 (1.60%) SCOM
6 17 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
7 15 (1.14%) WSUS
8 14 (1.07%) Data Guard
8 14 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
9 12 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 11 (0.84%) SCVMM
11 10 (0.76%) Cacti
11 10 (0.76%) Cobbler
11 10 (0.76%) OSSEC
11 10 (0.76%) SmokePing
12 8 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
13 7 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
13 7 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 6 (0.46%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 258 (19.66%) Microsoft
2 130 (9.91%) Cisco
3 127 (9.68%) Oracle
4 96 (7.32%) CheckPoint
5 88 (6.71%) HP
6 74 (5.64%) VMware
7 59 (4.50%) Red Hat
8 50 (3.81%) F5
9 42 (3.20%) SAP
10 40 (3.05%) Juniper
11 39 (2.97%) Citrix
12 38 (2.90%) SolarWinds
13 26 (1.98%) Palo Alto
14 25 (1.91%) IBM
15 23 (1.75%) Intel Security
16 21 (1.60%) Siebel
17 20 (1.52%) Remedy
18 19 (1.45%) Fortinet
19 17 (1.30%) Informatica
19 17 (1.30%) ServiceNow
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Networkers
Rate: £800 - £1100 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greythorn
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £27,000 to £27,000 per annum Temp to Perm - Long Term
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Williams Lea Tag
Rate: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Williams Lea Tag
Rate: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 19 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Talent International
Rate: £525 - £625 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago