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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Control
Rank 195 185 166
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing Change Control 657 644 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.28% 1.24% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.60% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 359 371
Average daily rate £395 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £31.44 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.17% +14.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.63 £21.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.70 £42.00 £30.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+36.76% +14.32%

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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 598 £395 -1.37% 123
London 0 201 £413 -0.13% 49
South East -11 139 £350 -10.25% 24
South West +9 64 £375 -16.66% 11
East of England +34 53 £380 +52.00% 4
Scotland +16 45 £400 +36.75% 5
Yorkshire -14 44 £394 +5.63% 6
Berkshire +26 43 £413 +1.53% 4
Hampshire -10 40 £378 +4.86% 6
North West -13 40 £344 -24.45% 14
West Yorkshire -6 36 £400 +7.23% 4
Leeds -4 29 £400 +14.61% 4
West Midlands -12 29 £438 +21.52% 10
City of London +19 28 £434 +8.43% 11
Gloucestershire +23 24 £336 -32.75% 4
Surrey -13 24 £385 -18.94% 8
Edinburgh -3 22 £342 -24.00% 3
Manchester -6 21 £344 -26.47% 7
Cambridgeshire +30 20 £318 - 1
Wiltshire +4 20 £400 - 3
Oxfordshire +16 17 £123 - 1
Oxford +11 16 £123 -
North East -14 16 £275 -35.48% 2
Tyne and Wear -21 16 £275 -35.48% 1
Renfrewshire +6 15 £410 +105.00%
Reading +5 14 £400 -3.03% 1
Erskine +4 14 £410 +105.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 14 £270 -36.65% 1
Winchester - 14 £400 -
Cheshire -9 13 £270 -30.32% 2

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 463 (33.45%) Finance
2 390 (28.18%) Project Management
3 267 (19.29%) PRINCE2
4 247 (17.85%) Security Cleared
5 228 (16.47%) ITIL
6 199 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
7 195 (14.09%) Microsoft
8 183 (13.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 161 (11.63%) Windows
10 160 (11.56%) SC Cleared
11 144 (10.40%) MS Project
11 144 (10.40%) Change Management
12 143 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
13 140 (10.12%) Risk Management
14 139 (10.04%) Configuration Management
15 135 (9.75%) MS Excel
16 131 (9.47%) SQL
17 129 (9.32%) Banking
18 117 (8.45%) Linux
19 114 (8.24%) SharePoint
20 108 (7.80%) Oracle
21 107 (7.73%) Programme Management
22 105 (7.59%) Active Directory
23 103 (7.44%) Migration
24 101 (7.30%) Project Planning
25 92 (6.65%) Management Information System
25 92 (6.65%) Service Management
26 91 (6.58%) Degree
26 91 (6.58%) SDLC
27 89 (6.43%) Data Centre

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 114 (8.24%) SharePoint
2 35 (2.53%) CMS
3 33 (2.38%) IIS
4 30 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 18 (1.30%) Apache
6 16 (1.16%) JBoss
7 15 (1.08%) IBM Notes
8 13 (0.94%) SAS
9 12 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.79%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (0.72%) Skype for Business
12 7 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.51%) Drupal
13 6 (0.43%) Confluence
13 6 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.36%) Documentum
15 4 (0.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 144 (10.40%) MS Project
2 135 (9.75%) MS Excel
3 82 (5.92%) MS Office
4 48 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 39 (2.82%) MS Visio
6 23 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.72%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.36%) Open Workbench
9 3 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.22%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
9 3 (0.22%) Maya
Business Applications
1 18 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (1.08%) Primavera
3 14 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.58%) CA PPM
7 7 (0.51%) SAP MM
8 6 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.36%) RMDS
10 4 (0.29%) SystmOne
10 4 (0.29%) thinkFolio
11 3 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.22%) Cognos Planning
11 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 3 (0.22%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.22%) SAP FI
11 3 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.52%) Office 365
1 21 (1.52%) SaaS
2 14 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.43%) GitHub
4 5 (0.36%) PaaS
5 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.22%) IaaS
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.14%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.072%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.072%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.072%) Force.com
8 1 (0.072%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.072%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.072%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 82 (5.92%) Firewall
2 71 (5.13%) LAN
3 64 (4.62%) WAN
4 62 (4.48%) SAN
5 52 (3.76%) TCP/IP
6 44 (3.18%) DNS
6 44 (3.18%) VPN
7 37 (2.67%) Internet
8 32 (2.31%) DHCP
9 31 (2.24%) SSL
10 30 (2.17%) 4G
11 28 (2.02%) 3G
12 27 (1.95%) Network Security
12 27 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
13 22 (1.59%) IPsec
14 21 (1.52%) Wireless
15 20 (1.45%) SSH
15 20 (1.45%) VLAN
16 19 (1.37%) LDAP
17 16 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.31%) Oracle Database
3 29 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
6 18 (1.30%) Data Mining
7 16 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (1.01%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (0.94%) MySQL
10 13 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (0.79%) Base SAS
12 10 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
12 10 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
15 7 (0.51%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 40 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (2.31%) Subversion
3 29 (2.10%) JIRA
4 19 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 19 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 19 (1.37%) Selenium
5 17 (1.23%) Cucumber
5 17 (1.23%) JUnit
6 16 (1.16%) Visual Studio
7 15 (1.08%) Gradle
8 13 (0.94%) Artifactory
8 13 (0.94%) GitLab
9 11 (0.79%) Checkstyle
9 11 (0.79%) FindBugs
10 8 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (0.43%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.43%) Protractor
12 5 (0.36%) Flyway
12 5 (0.36%) Grunt
12 5 (0.36%) SonarQube
General
1 463 (33.45%) Finance
2 129 (9.32%) Banking
3 81 (5.85%) Telecoms
4 48 (3.47%) Manufacturing
5 36 (2.60%) Retail
6 31 (2.24%) Law
7 25 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 24 (1.73%) Investment Banking
9 21 (1.52%) Marketing
10 20 (1.45%) Legal
11 15 (1.08%) Automotive
12 12 (0.87%) Front Office
13 9 (0.65%) Electronics
13 9 (0.65%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.65%) Local Government
14 8 (0.58%) Publishing
15 7 (0.51%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.43%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.43%) Military
17 5 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 307 (22.18%) Project Manager
2 247 (17.85%) Analyst
3 115 (8.31%) Developer
4 77 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
5 69 (4.99%) Consultant
6 65 (4.70%) Business Analyst
7 62 (4.48%) Senior Manager
8 48 (3.47%) Senior Project Manager
9 47 (3.40%) PMO Manager
10 46 (3.32%) IT Manager
10 46 (3.32%) Network Engineer
11 41 (2.96%) Service Analyst
12 39 (2.82%) Administrator
13 34 (2.46%) Programme Manager
14 32 (2.31%) IT Project Manager
15 31 (2.24%) Architect
15 31 (2.24%) Senior Analyst
15 31 (2.24%) Support Engineer
16 30 (2.17%) DBA
17 27 (1.95%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (4.12%) HTML
2 53 (3.83%) CSS
3 50 (3.61%) .NET
3 50 (3.61%) jQuery
4 42 (3.03%) HTML5
5 31 (2.24%) AngularJS
6 21 (1.52%) Ajax
6 21 (1.52%) JSON
6 21 (1.52%) XML
7 19 (1.37%) Spring
8 18 (1.30%) Middleware
8 18 (1.30%) Web Services
9 17 (1.23%) RequireJS
10 16 (1.16%) Hibernate
11 12 (0.87%) .NET Framework
11 12 (0.87%) ActiveMQ
11 12 (0.87%) Apache Camel
11 12 (0.87%) Entity Framework
11 12 (0.87%) RSS
12 10 (0.72%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 143 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (6.65%) Management Information System
3 89 (6.43%) Data Centre
4 24 (1.73%) Computer Science
5 23 (1.66%) NHS
6 22 (1.59%) Statistics
7 21 (1.52%) Clustering
8 17 (1.23%) FMCG
8 17 (1.23%) PMI
9 14 (1.01%) Blackberry
9 14 (1.01%) Replication
9 14 (1.01%) Smart Meter
10 12 (0.87%) Driving Licence
10 12 (0.87%) Economics
10 12 (0.87%) Mainframe
10 12 (0.87%) Social Media
10 12 (0.87%) User Experience
11 11 (0.79%) Private Cloud
12 8 (0.58%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.58%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 161 (11.63%) Windows
2 117 (8.45%) Linux
3 73 (5.27%) Unix
4 67 (4.84%) Windows Server
5 44 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (2.53%) Windows 7
7 33 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (1.37%) Solaris
10 14 (1.01%) Windows XP
11 12 (0.87%) AIX
11 12 (0.87%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.79%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.65%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.36%) HPUX
16 4 (0.29%) Android
16 4 (0.29%) pSOS
16 4 (0.29%) zOS
17 2 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (28.18%) Project Management
2 267 (19.29%) PRINCE2
3 228 (16.47%) ITIL
4 199 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
5 183 (13.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 144 (10.40%) Change Management
7 140 (10.12%) Risk Management
8 139 (10.04%) Configuration Management
9 107 (7.73%) Programme Management
10 103 (7.44%) Migration
11 101 (7.30%) Project Planning
12 92 (6.65%) Service Management
13 91 (6.58%) SDLC
14 78 (5.64%) Waterfall
15 77 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
16 71 (5.13%) Mentoring
17 70 (5.06%) Resource Management
18 69 (4.99%) Quality Management
19 64 (4.62%) Service Delivery
20 58 (4.19%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (9.47%) SQL
2 60 (4.34%) JavaScript
3 56 (4.05%) C
4 47 (3.40%) Java
5 41 (2.96%) PowerShell
6 31 (2.24%) VB
7 27 (1.95%) C#
8 20 (1.45%) Shell Script
9 19 (1.37%) PHP
9 19 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 18 (1.30%) C++
11 17 (1.23%) Perl
12 15 (1.08%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.01%) VBA
14 13 (0.94%) ActionScript
14 13 (0.94%) Python
15 11 (0.79%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.43%) SAS Macro
17 5 (0.36%) Ada
17 5 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 247 (17.85%) Security Cleared
2 160 (11.56%) SC Cleared
3 91 (6.58%) Degree
4 60 (4.34%) DV Cleared
5 59 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 52 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 50 (3.61%) PMI Certification
8 45 (3.25%) PMP
9 40 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
10 32 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (1.66%) APMP
12 20 (1.45%) CCNA
13 18 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (1.23%) CCNP
15 16 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
15 16 (1.16%) ISEB
16 12 (0.87%) MCSE
17 11 (0.79%) MCP
18 8 (0.58%) CCIE
19 6 (0.43%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (5.85%) QA
2 38 (2.75%) SLA
3 22 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
4 17 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.65%) GMP
7 9 (0.65%) P3O
8 7 (0.51%) GxP
8 7 (0.51%) MiFID
9 4 (0.29%) BS7799
9 4 (0.29%) EMIR
9 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 4 (0.29%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.22%) RMADS
11 2 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.14%) COBIT
11 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 105 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 45 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 9 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (0.58%) XenApp
5 7 (0.51%) Firmware
5 7 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.51%) vSphere
6 6 (0.43%) NFS
6 6 (0.43%) vCloud
7 4 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (0.29%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.22%) Docker
8 3 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.14%) GPFS
9 2 (0.14%) KVM
9 2 (0.14%) LXC
9 2 (0.14%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 34 (2.46%) SCCM
2 12 (0.87%) DameWare
2 12 (0.87%) SCOM
3 11 (0.79%) Data Guard
4 10 (0.72%) Nagios
4 10 (0.72%) NetBackup
4 10 (0.72%) NSN NetAct
5 9 (0.65%) Puppet
5 9 (0.65%) WSUS
6 8 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (0.58%) SCSM
7 7 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.43%) HP UCMDB
8 6 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.43%) OpenView
9 5 (0.36%) CiscoWorks
9 5 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (0.36%) OPNET
9 5 (0.36%) WMI
10 4 (0.29%) Cacti
Vendors
1 195 (14.09%) Microsoft
2 108 (7.80%) Oracle
3 87 (6.29%) Cisco
4 82 (5.92%) SAP
5 66 (4.77%) VMware
6 64 (4.62%) HP
7 47 (3.40%) Remedy
8 32 (2.31%) CheckPoint
9 31 (2.24%) Juniper
10 26 (1.88%) Citrix
11 25 (1.81%) CA
12 24 (1.73%) Palo Alto
13 23 (1.66%) EMC
14 22 (1.59%) ServiceNow
15 20 (1.45%) F5
15 20 (1.45%) IBM
16 19 (1.37%) Red Hat
16 19 (1.37%) Siebel
17 18 (1.30%) Adobe
17 18 (1.30%) BMC
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wales
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £525 Per Day Day rate
Posted: 11 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Scot Lewis Associates
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Scot Lewis Associates
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day (DOE)
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Capita plc
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
South Western Ambulance Service
Rate: From £65,922 to £81,618 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago