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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 176 169 155
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing Change Control 711 651 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.31% 1.24% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.65% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 375 328
Average daily rate
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£378 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 25
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £20.35 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.30 £46.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%

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
41485 39369 34836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.59% 74.79% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26264 24909 20841
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1203 1184 1052
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -4 649 £388 +3.33% 150
London -1 244 £400 -3.61% 55
South East +5 128 £411 +24.62% 26
South West +1 60 £456 +14.06% 8
North West -5 56 £323 +17.27% 24
City of London -2 55 £426 +0.11% 19
East of England +14 45 £288 -4.16% 10
West Midlands -9 45 £350 -11.61% 15
Scotland +16 44 £284 -29.00% 6
Hampshire +15 38 £375 +3.44% 3
East Midlands 0 26 £400 -27.27% 3
Manchester 0 26 £325 +25.48% 16
Berkshire -7 24 £400 +22.13% 6
North East +7 23 £288 +11.11% 2
Surrey +3 23 £500 +53.84% 4
Yorkshire -17 22 £385 +26.22% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 20 £286 +10.00%
Tyne and Wear +5 20 £286 +10.53%
Buckinghamshire -1 18 £284 -5.50% 2
West Yorkshire -15 18 £393 +30.83% 5
Bristol +2 17 £500 +25.00%
Hertfordshire +7 16 £350 +16.66% 2
Gloucestershire +4 15 £445 +39.06% 1
Somerset -2 15 £675 +58.82% 1
Renfrewshire - 15 £320 -
Milton Keynes -4 14 £277 -7.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 13 £225 -25.00% 2
Edinburgh -4 13 £274 -33.57% 3
Wiltshire +6 12 £412 +11.06% 4
Birmingham -2 11 £330 - 5

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 415 (30.99%) Project Management
2 398 (29.72%) Finance
3 330 (24.65%) PRINCE2
4 250 (18.67%) Microsoft
5 246 (18.37%) ITIL
6 208 (15.53%) Security Cleared
7 184 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 183 (13.67%) MS Excel
9 181 (13.52%) Agile Software Development
10 176 (13.14%) Windows
11 171 (12.77%) Risk Management
12 147 (10.98%) MS Project
12 147 (10.98%) MS Office
13 145 (10.83%) SC Cleared
14 143 (10.68%) Programme Management
15 131 (9.78%) Migration
16 129 (9.63%) Change Management
17 127 (9.48%) SQL
18 118 (8.81%) Project Planning
19 111 (8.29%) SQL Server
20 107 (7.99%) Linux
21 106 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
22 105 (7.84%) Banking
23 101 (7.54%) Oracle
24 100 (7.47%) Configuration Management
25 94 (7.02%) VMware
26 93 (6.95%) Cisco
26 93 (6.95%) SAP
27 88 (6.57%) HP
28 84 (6.27%) QA

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 83 (6.20%) SharePoint
2 41 (3.06%) Apache
3 37 (2.76%) MS Exchange
4 31 (2.32%) IIS
4 31 (2.32%) CMS
5 24 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (1.19%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (1.05%) SAS
8 14 (1.05%) WebSphere
8 14 (1.05%) Lync
9 12 (0.90%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.52%) JBoss
13 5 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.30%) FileNet
14 4 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.22%) Moodle
Applications
1 183 (13.67%) MS Excel
2 147 (10.98%) MS Project
2 147 (10.98%) MS Office
3 74 (5.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (3.06%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.45%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.075%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.075%) Weka
7 1 (0.075%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.075%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (0.97%) Primavera
4 10 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.67%) Magento
6 7 (0.52%) CA PPM
7 6 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.45%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 5 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.37%) SAP FI-AP
8 5 (0.37%) Oracle Payroll
9 4 (0.30%) SAP QM
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.22%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
11 2 (0.15%) Endur
11 2 (0.15%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.34%) Office 365
2 15 (1.12%) SaaS
3 7 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.30%) PaaS
5 1 (0.075%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.075%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.075%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.075%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.075%) Route 53
5 1 (0.075%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.075%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.075%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.075%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.075%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 83 (6.20%) Firewall
2 64 (4.78%) SAN
3 62 (4.63%) WAN
4 61 (4.56%) Internet
5 52 (3.88%) DNS
6 45 (3.36%) LAN
7 42 (3.14%) DHCP
8 41 (3.06%) TCP/IP
9 32 (2.39%) Wireless
10 25 (1.87%) NAS
11 24 (1.79%) MPLS
11 24 (1.79%) Network Security
12 21 (1.57%) BGP
13 17 (1.27%) iSCSI
13 17 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (1.19%) OSPF
14 16 (1.19%) LDAP
15 14 (1.05%) SSL
15 14 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
16 13 (0.97%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
6 21 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 16 (1.19%) MySQL
9 14 (1.05%) Data Mining
9 14 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
9 14 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (0.97%) Relational Database
11 12 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (0.90%) MS Access
11 12 (0.90%) OLAP
12 11 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (0.75%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.60%) QlikView
15 7 (0.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (2.99%) Subversion
2 37 (2.76%) Jenkins
3 34 (2.54%) Git (software)
4 24 (1.79%) Selenium
5 18 (1.34%) Cucumber
6 15 (1.12%) Visual Studio
7 13 (0.97%) JUnit
8 12 (0.90%) Mockito
9 11 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
10 8 (0.60%) JIRA
11 7 (0.52%) ClearCase
11 7 (0.52%) ClearQuest
12 5 (0.37%) Jasmine
13 4 (0.30%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.30%) Maven
14 3 (0.22%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.22%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.22%) PVCS
General
1 398 (29.72%) Finance
2 105 (7.84%) Banking
3 77 (5.75%) Retail
4 54 (4.03%) Manufacturing
5 50 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.57%) Marketing
6 21 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 19 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 18 (1.34%) Back Office
9 17 (1.27%) Local Government
9 17 (1.27%) Law
10 16 (1.19%) Retail Banking
11 15 (1.12%) Automotive
12 12 (0.90%) Legal
12 12 (0.90%) Front Office
13 11 (0.82%) Electronics
13 11 (0.82%) Publishing
14 6 (0.45%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.45%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 291 (21.73%) Project Manager
2 226 (16.88%) Analyst
3 89 (6.65%) Developer
3 89 (6.65%) Consultant
4 66 (4.93%) PMO Analyst
5 61 (4.56%) Programme Manager
6 52 (3.88%) Business Analyst
7 51 (3.81%) Architect
8 41 (3.06%) Administrator
9 36 (2.69%) Support Analyst
10 35 (2.61%) Coordinator
11 29 (2.17%) Senior Manager
12 28 (2.09%) Solutions Architect
13 27 (2.02%) Senior Project Manager
14 26 (1.94%) Change Manager
14 26 (1.94%) Software Engineer
15 25 (1.87%) PMO Manager
15 25 (1.87%) Systems Administrator
16 24 (1.79%) Network Engineer
17 23 (1.72%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (4.85%) .NET
2 58 (4.33%) Web Services
3 44 (3.29%) XML
4 41 (3.06%) HTML
5 29 (2.17%) .NET Framework
6 26 (1.94%) CSS
7 24 (1.79%) RESTful
8 22 (1.64%) Middleware
9 21 (1.57%) SOAP
10 18 (1.34%) ASP.NET
11 17 (1.27%) JSON
11 17 (1.27%) jQuery
12 16 (1.19%) Ajax
13 13 (0.97%) Spring
14 12 (0.90%) Hibernate
14 12 (0.90%) HTML5
15 10 (0.75%) SAML
15 10 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
15 10 (0.75%) CSS3
15 10 (0.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 106 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (6.20%) Management Information System
3 40 (2.99%) NHS
4 32 (2.39%) PMI
5 31 (2.32%) Clustering
6 20 (1.49%) Statistics
7 19 (1.42%) Economics
7 19 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 17 (1.27%) Open Source
8 17 (1.27%) GIS
9 14 (1.05%) PKI
10 13 (0.97%) DataPower
10 13 (0.97%) Replication
11 12 (0.90%) FMCG
11 12 (0.90%) User Experience
12 11 (0.82%) Visualisation
13 9 (0.67%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.60%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 176 (13.14%) Windows
2 107 (7.99%) Linux
3 72 (5.38%) UNIX
4 58 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (2.32%) Solaris
8 25 (1.87%) Windows 7
9 18 (1.34%) AIX
10 15 (1.12%) Windows XP
11 13 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.75%) HPUX
13 8 (0.60%) CentOS
14 7 (0.52%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.52%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.52%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.22%) Android
16 2 (0.15%) zOS
16 2 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (30.99%) Project Management
2 330 (24.65%) PRINCE2
3 246 (18.37%) ITIL
4 184 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 181 (13.52%) Agile Software Development
6 171 (12.77%) Risk Management
7 143 (10.68%) Programme Management
8 131 (9.78%) Migration
9 129 (9.63%) Change Management
10 118 (8.81%) Project Planning
11 100 (7.47%) Configuration Management
12 80 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
13 68 (5.08%) Service Delivery
14 66 (4.93%) Service Management
15 64 (4.78%) CRM
15 64 (4.78%) Scrum
16 58 (4.33%) Dependency Management
17 54 (4.03%) Document Management
18 52 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
19 50 (3.73%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (9.48%) SQL
2 59 (4.41%) Java
3 39 (2.91%) JavaScript
4 36 (2.69%) C
5 35 (2.61%) C#
6 25 (1.87%) VB
7 23 (1.72%) VBA
8 22 (1.64%) PowerShell
9 15 (1.12%) C++
10 14 (1.05%) Shell Script
10 14 (1.05%) Perl
10 14 (1.05%) T-SQL
11 12 (0.90%) PHP
12 9 (0.67%) Python
13 8 (0.60%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.45%) Embedded C
14 6 (0.45%) VBScript
15 5 (0.37%) Ada
16 3 (0.22%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 208 (15.53%) Security Cleared
2 145 (10.83%) SC Cleared
3 73 (5.45%) Degree
4 69 (5.15%) PMI Certification
5 57 (4.26%) PMP
6 55 (4.11%) DV Cleared
7 46 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 39 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 38 (2.84%) ISEB
11 27 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (1.94%) CCNA
13 20 (1.49%) MCSE
13 20 (1.49%) CISSP
13 20 (1.49%) CCNP
14 18 (1.34%) APMP
15 14 (1.05%) CISM
16 13 (0.97%) CRISC
16 13 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (0.90%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (6.27%) QA
2 47 (3.51%) SLA
3 39 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (1.57%) ISO 9000
5 21 (1.57%) P3O
6 14 (1.05%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.90%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.75%) DO-178B
9 7 (0.52%) GxP
10 5 (0.37%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.30%) FATCA
11 4 (0.30%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.30%) EMIR
12 3 (0.22%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.15%) GMP
13 2 (0.15%) JTAG
14 1 (0.075%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.075%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.075%) COBIT
System Software
1 79 (5.90%) Active Directory
2 71 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (3.14%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.72%) VMware ESX
5 16 (1.19%) vSphere
6 14 (1.05%) XenApp
7 11 (0.82%) NFS
7 11 (0.82%) Terminal Services
8 10 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 6 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.37%) XenServer
11 5 (0.37%) Firmware
12 4 (0.30%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.30%) vCloud
13 3 (0.22%) Snort
13 3 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.15%) RACF
14 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (0.82%) SCCM
2 10 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (0.75%) OVSD
3 9 (0.67%) WMI
4 8 (0.60%) ARCserve
4 8 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.45%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.45%) WSUS
6 5 (0.37%) HP SIM
6 5 (0.37%) SCOM
6 5 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (0.37%) Nagios
7 4 (0.30%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.30%) Puppet
7 4 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.22%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.22%) OpenView
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 250 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 101 (7.54%) Oracle
3 94 (7.02%) VMware
4 93 (6.95%) Cisco
4 93 (6.95%) SAP
5 88 (6.57%) HP
6 64 (4.78%) Citrix
7 61 (4.56%) CheckPoint
8 35 (2.61%) NetApp
9 34 (2.54%) IBM
10 25 (1.87%) EMC
11 22 (1.64%) Red Hat
12 20 (1.49%) F5
12 20 (1.49%) Business Objects
13 17 (1.27%) Juniper
14 16 (1.19%) Informatica
15 15 (1.12%) Remedy
16 14 (1.05%) McAfee
17 13 (0.97%) ServiceNow
18 12 (0.90%) Symantec
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