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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 178 160 164
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing Change Control 640 644 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.26% 1.32% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.78% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 361 315
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £371 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 33
Average hourly rate £29.47 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.16% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.94 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £36.54 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
38219 36146 32687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.29% 74.26% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24558 22025 19397
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £271 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1117 1319
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 -13 599 £400 +3.22% 131
London -23 216 £437 +9.27% 49
South East +16 165 £388 +3.33% 22
South West -11 58 £419 +24.14% 13
Hampshire +4 56 £349 -7.00% 5
City of London -17 38 £409 +2.25% 9
West Midlands +4 35 £375 +7.14% 7
Surrey 0 35 £444 +58.48% 3
North West -5 35 £425 +21.42% 13
Yorkshire -6 32 £373 +16.56% 13
West Yorkshire -6 29 £373 +20.32% 8
East of England -3 28 £263 -41.66% 10
Buckinghamshire 0 26 £363 +7.40% 2
Scotland -8 25 £350 -11.61% 5
Berkshire -6 24 £400 -4.47% 3
Milton Keynes +15 21 £363 +17.69% 2
Leeds -3 20 £373 -31.24% 3
Somerset +14 18 £675 - 2
Staines +9 17 £500 -
Essex +9 15 £250 -65.51% 1
Wiltshire -3 15 £400 +7.96% 1
Taunton - 14 £675 - 1
Cheshire +3 13 £400 +45.45% 1
Manchester -10 13 £468 +33.57% 9
East Midlands +5 12 £325 -31.57%
Southampton -1 12 £413 +13.01% 1
Swindon -6 12 £400 +7.96% 1
North East -13 12 £425 +116.83%
Edinburgh -14 12 £450 +13.63% 4
Hertfordshire +1 10 £395 -12.22% 2

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 392 (30.04%) Finance
2 370 (28.35%) Project Management
3 294 (22.53%) PRINCE2
4 273 (20.92%) Microsoft
5 227 (17.39%) ITIL
6 195 (14.94%) Security Cleared
7 189 (14.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 183 (14.02%) MS Excel
9 171 (13.10%) Windows
10 163 (12.49%) Change Management
11 152 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
12 143 (10.96%) Programme Management
13 138 (10.57%) Banking
14 136 (10.42%) Risk Management
15 135 (10.34%) MS Project
15 135 (10.34%) SC Cleared
16 130 (9.96%) MS Office
17 128 (9.81%) SQL
18 123 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
19 120 (9.20%) Configuration Management
20 118 (9.04%) Migration
21 113 (8.66%) VMware
21 113 (8.66%) SQL Server
22 107 (8.20%) Cisco
23 103 (7.89%) Oracle
24 93 (7.13%) Firewall
25 91 (6.97%) Linux
26 89 (6.82%) SharePoint
27 88 (6.74%) UNIX
28 86 (6.59%) HP

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 89 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 35 (2.68%) IIS
2 35 (2.68%) Apache
3 27 (2.07%) WebSphere
4 24 (1.84%) SAS
5 22 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 22 (1.69%) CMS
6 16 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (0.61%) Lync
9 8 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.46%) Documentum
11 6 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 183 (14.02%) MS Excel
2 135 (10.34%) MS Project
3 130 (9.96%) MS Office
4 71 (5.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 36 (2.76%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.38%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.31%) Open Workbench
9 3 (0.23%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.077%) FastStats
10 1 (0.077%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.69%) assyst
4 8 (0.61%) Magento
5 7 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.46%) CA Clarity
7 5 (0.38%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 4 (0.31%) Agresso
8 4 (0.31%) SAP FI-AP
9 3 (0.23%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 2 (0.15%) Aligne
10 2 (0.15%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.84%) SaaS
2 4 (0.31%) Office 365
3 3 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.15%) Route 53
4 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.077%) PaaS
5 1 (0.077%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 93 (7.13%) Firewall
2 60 (4.60%) SAN
3 58 (4.44%) Internet
4 53 (4.06%) TCP/IP
5 43 (3.30%) WAN
6 36 (2.76%) DNS
7 34 (2.61%) LAN
8 32 (2.45%) NAS
9 29 (2.22%) Wireless
10 23 (1.76%) Network Security
11 22 (1.69%) Intranet
12 18 (1.38%) DHCP
13 17 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (1.23%) VPN
14 16 (1.23%) MPLS
15 15 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (1.07%) iSCSI
16 14 (1.07%) Nortel Contivity
17 13 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
18 10 (0.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 42 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
4 32 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (1.53%) Relational Database
7 17 (1.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 17 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (1.30%) Base SAS
7 17 (1.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 16 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 16 (1.23%) MS Access
9 15 (1.15%) MySQL
10 14 (1.07%) RDBMS
11 13 (1.00%) DB2
11 13 (1.00%) QlikView
12 10 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (2.68%) Jenkins
2 34 (2.61%) Subversion
3 25 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.92%) JIRA
5 12 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
6 11 (0.84%) Selenium
7 9 (0.69%) PHPUnit
8 7 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (0.54%) ClearCase
8 7 (0.54%) ClearQuest
8 7 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.38%) QUnit
9 5 (0.38%) Jasmine
9 5 (0.38%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.38%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.38%) Maven
10 4 (0.31%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.31%) JUnit
10 4 (0.31%) Serena SBM
General
1 392 (30.04%) Finance
2 138 (10.57%) Banking
3 66 (5.06%) Retail
4 63 (4.83%) Telecoms
5 40 (3.07%) Investment Banking
6 36 (2.76%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.84%) Law
7 24 (1.84%) Retail Banking
8 20 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (1.38%) Legal
10 14 (1.07%) Front Office
10 14 (1.07%) Back Office
10 14 (1.07%) Marketing
11 13 (1.00%) Automotive
12 9 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.61%) Publishing
13 8 (0.61%) Local Government
14 7 (0.54%) Military
15 6 (0.46%) Billing
15 6 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 254 (19.46%) Project Manager
2 245 (18.77%) Analyst
3 95 (7.28%) Developer
4 86 (6.59%) Consultant
5 70 (5.36%) Programme Manager
6 65 (4.98%) PMO Analyst
7 51 (3.91%) Senior Manager
8 46 (3.52%) Support Analyst
9 41 (3.14%) Business Analyst
9 41 (3.14%) Senior Project Manager
10 36 (2.76%) Network Engineer
11 35 (2.68%) Administrator
12 32 (2.45%) Applications Support
13 31 (2.38%) Architect
14 30 (2.30%) Coordinator
15 27 (2.07%) Security Consultant
16 26 (1.99%) Senior Analyst
17 25 (1.92%) Change Manager
18 24 (1.84%) Service Manager
18 24 (1.84%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (3.75%) XML
2 40 (3.07%) HTML
2 40 (3.07%) Web Services
3 38 (2.91%) .NET
4 33 (2.53%) CSS
5 28 (2.15%) jQuery
6 27 (2.07%) Middleware
7 24 (1.84%) RESTful
8 21 (1.61%) Ajax
9 18 (1.38%) HTML5
9 18 (1.38%) CSS3
10 17 (1.30%) JSON
11 15 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
11 15 (1.15%) XSLT
12 12 (0.92%) .NET Framework
12 12 (0.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 9 (0.69%) REST
13 9 (0.69%) Hibernate
14 8 (0.61%) FpML
14 8 (0.61%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 123 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (4.90%) Management Information System
3 43 (3.30%) Clustering
4 21 (1.61%) PMI
5 18 (1.38%) NHS
5 18 (1.38%) Statistics
6 16 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
6 16 (1.23%) Replication
6 16 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.15%) Blackberry
7 15 (1.15%) PKI
8 14 (1.07%) Computer Science
9 13 (1.00%) User Experience
10 12 (0.92%) Derivative
10 12 (0.92%) Economics
10 12 (0.92%) N-Tier
11 11 (0.84%) Mathematics
11 11 (0.84%) CMDB
11 11 (0.84%) Visualisation
12 10 (0.77%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 171 (13.10%) Windows
2 91 (6.97%) Linux
3 88 (6.74%) UNIX
4 54 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (3.22%) Solaris
7 33 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (1.46%) AIX
9 17 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (1.23%) Windows 7
11 14 (1.07%) HPUX
12 5 (0.38%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.38%) VMS
13 4 (0.31%) CentOS
14 3 (0.23%) Android
14 3 (0.23%) zOS
14 3 (0.23%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.23%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.23%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (28.35%) Project Management
2 294 (22.53%) PRINCE2
3 227 (17.39%) ITIL
4 189 (14.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 163 (12.49%) Change Management
6 152 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
7 143 (10.96%) Programme Management
8 136 (10.42%) Risk Management
9 120 (9.20%) Configuration Management
10 118 (9.04%) Migration
11 83 (6.36%) Project Planning
12 72 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 70 (5.36%) Dependency Management
14 64 (4.90%) Service Delivery
15 52 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
16 48 (3.68%) Service Management
17 46 (3.52%) Release Management
18 45 (3.45%) ETL
18 45 (3.45%) Scrum
19 44 (3.37%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (9.81%) SQL
2 57 (4.37%) Java
3 52 (3.98%) JavaScript
4 35 (2.68%) C
5 23 (1.76%) C#
6 22 (1.69%) C++
6 22 (1.69%) VBA
7 19 (1.46%) Python
7 19 (1.46%) Shell Script
8 17 (1.30%) PowerShell
8 17 (1.30%) Bash Shell
8 17 (1.30%) PHP
9 16 (1.23%) VB
9 16 (1.23%) Korn
10 15 (1.15%) Perl
11 12 (0.92%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.61%) Ada
12 8 (0.61%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.46%) VBScript
13 6 (0.46%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 195 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 135 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 79 (6.05%) Degree
4 56 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (3.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 41 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 41 (3.14%) CISSP
7 36 (2.76%) CCNA
8 34 (2.61%) PMI Certification
9 31 (2.38%) MCSE
9 31 (2.38%) CCNP
10 29 (2.22%) ISEB
11 25 (1.92%) PMP
12 24 (1.84%) DV Cleared
13 23 (1.76%) CISM
14 21 (1.61%) CCIE
14 21 (1.61%) CRISC
15 18 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (1.23%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (6.36%) QA
2 56 (4.29%) SLA
3 52 (3.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.76%) PCI DSS
5 20 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (1.23%) ISO 9000
7 12 (0.92%) P3O
8 5 (0.38%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.31%) DO-178B
9 4 (0.31%) COBIT
10 3 (0.23%) GMP
11 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.15%) GAMP
12 1 (0.077%) GxP
12 1 (0.077%) Basel II
12 1 (0.077%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.077%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.077%) EMIR
System Software
1 72 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 64 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 25 (1.92%) VMware ESX
3 25 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (1.23%) NFS
5 15 (1.15%) vSphere
6 14 (1.07%) Terminal Services
6 14 (1.07%) ProxySG
7 12 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 9 (0.69%) XenApp
9 6 (0.46%) XenServer
9 6 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.46%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 5 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (0.38%) Firmware
11 4 (0.31%) vCloud
12 3 (0.23%) ACF2
12 3 (0.23%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.23%) RACF
Systems Management
1 14 (1.07%) NetBackup
2 12 (0.92%) Puppet
3 11 (0.84%) SCCM
4 7 (0.54%) SCOM
4 7 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (0.54%) OpenView
5 6 (0.46%) HP SIM
5 6 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.31%) nmon
6 4 (0.31%) Nagios
6 4 (0.31%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.31%) WMI
7 3 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.15%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.15%) Netcool
8 2 (0.15%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.15%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 273 (20.92%) Microsoft
2 113 (8.66%) VMware
3 107 (8.20%) Cisco
4 103 (7.89%) Oracle
5 86 (6.59%) HP
6 78 (5.98%) SAP
7 70 (5.36%) CheckPoint
8 54 (4.14%) Citrix
9 38 (2.91%) IBM
10 30 (2.30%) NetApp
11 23 (1.76%) Nortel
12 22 (1.69%) F5
13 20 (1.53%) EMC
13 20 (1.53%) Remedy
14 18 (1.38%) Red Hat
15 17 (1.30%) Blue Coat
15 17 (1.30%) Avaya
16 14 (1.07%) Business Objects
16 14 (1.07%) Veritas
17 13 (1.00%) Cognos
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £590 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Peopleworks
Rate: Negotiable Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Required IT
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £44 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £20 - £25.7 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago