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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Control
Rank 183 188 180
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Change Control 728 694 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.36% 1.26% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.59% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 413 388
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £332 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.60% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 42 24
Median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £23.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +27.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.85 £20.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £60.00 £41.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -

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
43957 43706 42107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.92% 79.33% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29196 27767 26626
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 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1024 1244 1239
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.36 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 -3 649 £385 - 114
London -14 227 £450 +12.50% 40
South East +4 141 £340 -18.80% 23
North East -12 67 £293 +1.73% 6
Tyne and Wear -11 62 £295 +3.14% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 61 £293 +2.27% 3
East of England +16 52 £400 +39.13% 9
Hampshire +13 50 £330 -10.50% 1
Scotland -10 48 £280 -2.77% 4
South West -21 47 £350 -18.41% 4
City of London +26 40 £443 +4.11% 11
North West -23 40 £413 +28.90% 8
Berkshire +5 38 £310 -22.50% 10
West Midlands -20 36 £405 +15.71% 7
Yorkshire +10 27 £400 +3.89% 10
Erskine -29 21 £280 -12.50%
Renfrewshire -32 21 £280 -12.50%
West Yorkshire 0 20 £328 -16.56% 4
Essex +9 19 £425 +36.00% 1
Gloucestershire +3 16 £403 -9.55% 2
Surrey -14 16 £415 -17.00% 1
Wales +22 14 £275 -31.25% 4
South Wales +17 14 £275 -31.25% 4
Hertfordshire +7 14 £400 +14.28% 3
Cheshire 0 14 £375 +7.91% 1
Edinburgh -5 14 £314 +8.94% 3
Bristol -6 13 £343 -31.50% 1
Manchester -17 13 £405 +26.56% 6
Cambridgeshire +11 12 £333 +47.77% 1
Cardiff +6 12 £275 -15.38% 2

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 479 (34.49%) Finance
2 466 (33.55%) Project Management
3 276 (19.87%) Security Cleared
4 271 (19.51%) Microsoft
5 257 (18.50%) PRINCE2
6 230 (16.56%) ITIL
7 202 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
8 194 (13.97%) Windows
9 193 (13.89%) SC Cleared
10 173 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 160 (11.52%) MS Project
12 152 (10.94%) Configuration Management
13 150 (10.80%) Change Management
14 146 (10.51%) Risk Management
14 146 (10.51%) MS Excel
15 133 (9.58%) Linux
16 130 (9.36%) SQL
17 128 (9.22%) SharePoint
17 128 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
18 126 (9.07%) Management Information System
19 124 (8.93%) Firewall
20 119 (8.57%) Degree
21 116 (8.35%) Active Directory
22 114 (8.21%) Programme Management
23 112 (8.06%) HP
24 110 (7.92%) Oracle
25 104 (7.49%) Cisco
26 99 (7.13%) Unix
27 96 (6.91%) Data Centre
28 94 (6.77%) Banking

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
1 128 (9.22%) SharePoint
2 45 (3.24%) IIS
3 37 (2.66%) MS Exchange
4 36 (2.59%) Apache
5 25 (1.80%) JBoss
6 21 (1.51%) CMS
7 18 (1.30%) IBM Notes
8 16 (1.15%) WebSphere
8 16 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
9 14 (1.01%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.01%) WebLogic
10 11 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (0.79%) Skype for Business
11 10 (0.72%) Moodle
12 9 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (0.58%) SAS
14 7 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 160 (11.52%) MS Project
2 146 (10.51%) MS Excel
3 91 (6.55%) MS Office
4 56 (4.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 45 (3.24%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.50%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.36%) Acrobat
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 (0.072%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 14 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.65%) CA PPM
3 9 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.58%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 8 (0.58%) Primavera
5 7 (0.50%) RMDS
6 6 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.36%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.29%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.14%) Cognos Controller
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.072%) BusinessWorks
11 1 (0.072%) SAP FI
11 1 (0.072%) SAP R/3
11 1 (0.072%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.87%) Office 365
1 26 (1.87%) SaaS
2 12 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.58%) Mimecast
5 4 (0.29%) IaaS
5 4 (0.29%) PaaS
6 3 (0.22%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.14%) Yammer
8 1 (0.072%) Force.com
8 1 (0.072%) Google Play
8 1 (0.072%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.072%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 124 (8.93%) Firewall
2 82 (5.90%) SAN
3 69 (4.97%) LAN
4 62 (4.46%) WAN
5 60 (4.32%) DNS
6 54 (3.89%) Internet
7 50 (3.60%) TCP/IP
8 47 (3.38%) SSL
9 46 (3.31%) DHCP
10 43 (3.10%) Network Security
11 34 (2.45%) VPN
12 32 (2.30%) Wireless
13 29 (2.09%) IPsec
14 28 (2.02%) BGP
15 23 (1.66%) Intranet
16 21 (1.51%) LDAP
17 20 (1.44%) NAS
18 19 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
19 18 (1.30%) Ethernet
20 17 (1.22%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.02%) MySQL
2 28 (2.02%) Oracle Database
3 25 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 21 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (0.94%) RDBMS
7 13 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (0.86%) MS Access
9 10 (0.72%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.58%) Data Mining
10 8 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.50%) DB2
11 7 (0.50%) MongoDB
11 7 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (2.45%) Visual Studio
2 33 (2.38%) JIRA
3 26 (1.87%) Subversion
4 23 (1.66%) Git (software)
5 19 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (0.72%) Gradle
7 10 (0.72%) JUnit
8 8 (0.58%) Artifactory
8 8 (0.58%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.58%) Maven
9 7 (0.50%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.50%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.50%) Selenium
10 6 (0.43%) Checkstyle
10 6 (0.43%) FindBugs
10 6 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (0.43%) StarTeam
11 4 (0.29%) Hudson
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 479 (34.49%) Finance
2 94 (6.77%) Banking
3 75 (5.40%) Telecoms
4 48 (3.46%) Manufacturing
5 30 (2.16%) Automotive
5 30 (2.16%) Retail
6 28 (2.02%) Marketing
7 22 (1.58%) Legal
8 20 (1.44%) Law
9 19 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 17 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.94%) Front Office
11 13 (0.94%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.86%) Electronics
13 11 (0.79%) Billing
14 6 (0.43%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.43%) Military
14 6 (0.43%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.36%) Local Government
16 4 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 300 (21.60%) Project Manager
2 219 (15.77%) Analyst
3 92 (6.62%) Developer
4 84 (6.05%) PMO Analyst
5 67 (4.82%) Network Engineer
6 58 (4.18%) Administrator
7 55 (3.96%) Consultant
8 53 (3.82%) IT Manager
9 47 (3.38%) Senior Manager
10 44 (3.17%) Programme Manager
11 43 (3.10%) Service Analyst
12 42 (3.02%) Senior Project Manager
13 40 (2.88%) IT Project Manager
14 36 (2.59%) Coordinator
15 35 (2.52%) Infrastructure Manager
16 32 (2.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 31 (2.23%) Business Analyst
18 30 (2.16%) Change Manager
18 30 (2.16%) PMO Manager
19 29 (2.09%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (3.24%) .NET
2 35 (2.52%) jQuery
3 34 (2.45%) HTML
3 34 (2.45%) XML
4 33 (2.38%) CSS
5 22 (1.58%) .NET Framework
6 15 (1.08%) WPF
7 14 (1.01%) Ajax
7 14 (1.01%) Classic ASP
7 14 (1.01%) HTML5
8 13 (0.94%) DCOM
8 13 (0.94%) Hibernate
8 13 (0.94%) Software Packaging
8 13 (0.94%) Web Services
9 11 (0.79%) JSON
9 11 (0.79%) WinForms
9 11 (0.79%) XHTML
10 10 (0.72%) Entity Framework
10 10 (0.72%) Spring
10 10 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 128 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (9.07%) Management Information System
3 96 (6.91%) Data Centre
4 59 (4.25%) PMI
5 38 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 33 (2.38%) Clustering
7 24 (1.73%) NHS
8 16 (1.15%) CMDB
8 16 (1.15%) Smart Meter
9 15 (1.08%) PKI
10 14 (1.01%) User Experience
11 13 (0.94%) Replication
12 12 (0.86%) Blackberry
12 12 (0.86%) Data Structures
12 12 (0.86%) Mainframe
13 11 (0.79%) Driving Licence
13 11 (0.79%) FMCG
13 11 (0.79%) Statistics
14 10 (0.72%) Data Integration
14 10 (0.72%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 194 (13.97%) Windows
2 133 (9.58%) Linux
3 99 (7.13%) Unix
4 68 (4.90%) Windows Server
5 55 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 44 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (1.58%) Windows 7
10 21 (1.51%) Solaris
11 17 (1.22%) AIX
12 16 (1.15%) Windows XP
13 13 (0.94%) Mac OS X
13 13 (0.94%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.58%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.36%) CentOS
16 4 (0.29%) Android
17 3 (0.22%) MVS
17 3 (0.22%) pSOS
17 3 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (33.55%) Project Management
2 257 (18.50%) PRINCE2
3 230 (16.56%) ITIL
4 202 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
5 173 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 152 (10.94%) Configuration Management
7 150 (10.80%) Change Management
8 146 (10.51%) Risk Management
9 114 (8.21%) Programme Management
10 86 (6.19%) Migration
10 86 (6.19%) Service Management
11 78 (5.62%) Waterfall
12 74 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 70 (5.04%) Project Planning
14 69 (4.97%) Quality Management
15 66 (4.75%) Resource Management
16 65 (4.68%) Scrum
17 60 (4.32%) Mentoring
17 60 (4.32%) SDLC
18 59 (4.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 130 (9.36%) SQL
2 57 (4.10%) C
3 53 (3.82%) Java
4 41 (2.95%) JavaScript
5 40 (2.88%) PL/SQL
6 37 (2.66%) C#
7 32 (2.30%) PowerShell
8 31 (2.23%) Shell Script
9 30 (2.16%) Perl
9 30 (2.16%) T-SQL
10 27 (1.94%) Python
11 25 (1.80%) VB
12 17 (1.22%) PHP
13 16 (1.15%) VBA
14 14 (1.01%) C++
14 14 (1.01%) VB6
15 10 (0.72%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.36%) Korn
17 4 (0.29%) Ruby
17 4 (0.29%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 276 (19.87%) Security Cleared
2 193 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 119 (8.57%) Degree
4 89 (6.41%) PMI Certification
5 56 (4.03%) PMP
6 55 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 50 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
8 38 (2.74%) DV Cleared
9 36 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 27 (1.94%) CCNP
11 27 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
12 23 (1.66%) CCNA
13 21 (1.51%) MCSE
14 18 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
15 14 (1.01%) CISSP
16 12 (0.86%) APMP
17 11 (0.79%) ISEB
18 9 (0.65%) MCP
19 8 (0.58%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.04%) QA
2 37 (2.66%) SLA
3 21 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 19 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.94%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 7 (0.50%) GxP
7 5 (0.36%) GMP
7 5 (0.36%) GPG13
7 5 (0.36%) P3O
8 4 (0.29%) COBIT
9 3 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (0.22%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.22%) MiFID
9 3 (0.22%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.22%) WAI
9 3 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 116 (8.35%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.80%) vSphere
4 15 (1.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 10 (0.72%) StorNext
6 9 (0.65%) Firmware
6 9 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.65%) KVM
6 9 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (0.65%) Postfix
6 9 (0.65%) Sendmail
6 9 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (0.65%) Xsan
7 8 (0.58%) iptables
8 7 (0.50%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.43%) BitLocker
9 6 (0.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 6 (0.43%) GPFS
9 6 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (2.16%) Puppet
2 29 (2.09%) SCCM
3 20 (1.44%) Nagios
4 15 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.86%) Data Guard
6 11 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
6 11 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
7 10 (0.72%) EMC VPLEX
8 9 (0.65%) NetBackup
8 9 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
8 9 (0.65%) WSUS
9 7 (0.50%) Cobbler
9 7 (0.50%) DameWare
9 7 (0.50%) OSSEC
10 6 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.43%) NSN NetAct
10 6 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
10 6 (0.43%) WMI
11 5 (0.36%) Cacti
11 5 (0.36%) Control-M
Vendors
1 271 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 112 (8.06%) HP
3 110 (7.92%) Oracle
4 104 (7.49%) Cisco
5 73 (5.26%) VMware
6 56 (4.03%) CheckPoint
7 54 (3.89%) SAP
8 49 (3.53%) Red Hat
9 40 (2.88%) Juniper
9 40 (2.88%) Remedy
10 36 (2.59%) Citrix
11 32 (2.30%) F5
12 30 (2.16%) IBM
13 29 (2.09%) ServiceNow
14 28 (2.02%) EMC
15 27 (1.94%) CA
16 26 (1.87%) Palo Alto
17 22 (1.58%) Adobe
17 22 (1.58%) SolarWinds
18 19 (1.37%) BMC
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