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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 180 157 180
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Contract jobs citing Change Control 677 710 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.22% 1.35% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.84% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 394 356
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 25
Average hourly rate £29.50 £37.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.80% +11.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £21.38 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.56 £41.25 £53.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £27.62
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +35.79%

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
41340 38593 41072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.29% 73.27% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25582 23715 23832
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1054 1464
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 -22 608 £400 +6.66% 123
London -28 265 £435 +4.19% 32
South East +4 111 £350 -2.09% 24
South West -1 70 £413 +17.83% 14
City of London +12 66 £506 +19.11% 9
Berkshire +35 48 £375 -9.09% 3
Scotland 0 42 £348 -2.93% 5
East of England -28 38 £350 +16.66% 17
Wiltshire +12 37 £413 +17.83% 5
North West -30 34 £360 +10.76% 14
Yorkshire -17 28 £375 -5.30% 7
West Midlands 0 27 £300 -15.43% 5
East Midlands +15 26 £440 +32.33% 4
Swindon +5 22 £413 +17.83%
Surrey -6 21 £325 +30.00% 5
Reading +28 20 £375 -27.88% 2
Edinburgh -14 19 £510 +28.78% 1
Hampshire -15 19 £301 -24.79% 4
West Yorkshire -16 19 £411 +3.66% 7
Bracknell +15 17 £375 +233.33%
Manchester -11 15 £350 +7.69% 4
Somerset -1 14 £424 +60.60%
Leeds -3 14 £400 -2.43% 3
Essex -6 12 £350 +48.93% 4
Hertfordshire -17 12 £409 - 6
Birmingham +6 11 £300 -29.41% 3
Wales -17 11 £325 +12.64% 3
Bristol -20 11 £413 +10.00% 4
Cardiff +5 10 £325 +36.84%
South Wales -5 10 £325 -13.33% 2

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 439 (32.98%) Finance
2 426 (32.01%) Project Management
3 273 (20.51%) PRINCE2
4 255 (19.16%) Microsoft
5 178 (13.37%) Risk Management
6 177 (13.30%) Security Cleared
7 176 (13.22%) Change Management
8 175 (13.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 170 (12.77%) MS Excel
10 156 (11.72%) ITIL
11 155 (11.65%) Windows
12 149 (11.19%) Programme Management
13 145 (10.89%) Banking
14 143 (10.74%) MS Project
15 127 (9.54%) SQL
16 120 (9.02%) MS Office
17 117 (8.79%) Oracle
18 115 (8.64%) Migration
18 115 (8.64%) SC Cleared
19 112 (8.41%) Firewall
20 109 (8.19%) Management Information System
21 108 (8.11%) Degree
22 102 (7.66%) Project Planning
23 101 (7.59%) Cisco
24 99 (7.44%) Configuration Management
25 96 (7.21%) SAP
26 95 (7.14%) SharePoint
27 85 (6.39%) HP
28 82 (6.16%) SQL Server
29 81 (6.09%) Java

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 95 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 41 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 26 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (1.43%) SAS
5 18 (1.35%) IIS
6 17 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 17 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 13 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (0.90%) Apache
9 11 (0.83%) Lync
10 9 (0.68%) CMS
11 7 (0.53%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.45%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 170 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 143 (10.74%) MS Project
3 120 (9.02%) MS Office
4 58 (4.36%) MS Visio
5 57 (4.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 25 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.38%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.30%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.30%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.075%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.075%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (0.83%) assyst
3 10 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.53%) CA Clarity
4 7 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.30%) RMDS
6 4 (0.30%) Maximo
6 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.15%) MoSes
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.15%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.83%) SaaS
2 9 (0.68%) Office 365
3 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.23%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.15%) Force.com
6 1 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.075%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.075%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.075%) Route 53
6 1 (0.075%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (8.41%) Firewall
2 64 (4.81%) WAN
3 45 (3.38%) Network Security
4 44 (3.31%) LAN
5 40 (3.01%) TCP/IP
5 40 (3.01%) SAN
6 39 (2.93%) Internet
7 34 (2.55%) Wireless
8 27 (2.03%) DNS
9 19 (1.43%) NAS
9 19 (1.43%) Multicast
10 17 (1.28%) DHCP
11 16 (1.20%) HTTP
11 16 (1.20%) Intranet
12 15 (1.13%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (0.98%) VPN
15 12 (0.90%) NetScreen
16 11 (0.83%) LDAP
17 9 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (1.58%) Oracle Database
7 20 (1.50%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (0.90%) MySQL
11 10 (0.75%) RDBMS
11 10 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (0.68%) MS Access
12 9 (0.68%) OLAP
13 8 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (0.38%) QlikView
15 5 (0.38%) DTS
15 5 (0.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 4 (0.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (1.13%) Subversion
2 13 (0.98%) JIRA
2 13 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (0.75%) Serena SBM
4 8 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.53%) Eclipse
6 6 (0.45%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.38%) JUnit
8 4 (0.30%) Ant
8 4 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.30%) Maven
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.23%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.23%) QUnit
10 2 (0.15%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.15%) jMock
10 2 (0.15%) Selenium
10 2 (0.15%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.15%) JDeveloper
General
1 439 (32.98%) Finance
2 145 (10.89%) Banking
3 75 (5.63%) Retail
4 65 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 47 (3.53%) Investment Banking
6 34 (2.55%) Legal
7 30 (2.25%) Back Office
8 25 (1.88%) Retail Banking
9 23 (1.73%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.58%) Marketing
11 19 (1.43%) Financial Institution
12 17 (1.28%) Front Office
12 17 (1.28%) Law
13 16 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (1.05%) Publishing
15 11 (0.83%) Military
16 7 (0.53%) Billing
17 6 (0.45%) Automotive
17 6 (0.45%) German Language
18 5 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 301 (22.61%) Project Manager
2 277 (20.81%) Analyst
3 77 (5.79%) Developer
4 76 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 64 (4.81%) Programme Manager
5 64 (4.81%) PMO Analyst
6 61 (4.58%) Senior Manager
7 50 (3.76%) Support Analyst
7 50 (3.76%) Senior Project Manager
8 48 (3.61%) Network Engineer
9 44 (3.31%) Consultant
10 40 (3.01%) Architect
11 34 (2.55%) PMO Manager
12 32 (2.40%) PMO Lead
13 28 (2.10%) Coordinator
14 27 (2.03%) IT Project Manager
15 26 (1.95%) Applications Support
16 22 (1.65%) Senior Analyst
16 22 (1.65%) Project Planner
17 20 (1.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.08%) .NET
2 29 (2.18%) XML
3 27 (2.03%) Web Services
4 21 (1.58%) HTML
5 18 (1.35%) Middleware
6 17 (1.28%) J2EE
7 16 (1.20%) .NET Framework
8 15 (1.13%) Spring
9 14 (1.05%) ASP.NET
9 14 (1.05%) CSS
10 13 (0.98%) JSP
10 13 (0.98%) jQuery
11 10 (0.75%) REST
12 9 (0.68%) Django
12 9 (0.68%) QuickFIX
13 7 (0.53%) SOAP
13 7 (0.53%) XSLT
14 6 (0.45%) Struts
14 6 (0.45%) EJB
14 6 (0.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 109 (8.19%) Management Information System
2 34 (2.55%) PMI
3 26 (1.95%) Blackberry
4 21 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (1.35%) Credit Risk
7 17 (1.28%) Clustering
8 16 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
8 16 (1.20%) NHS
9 14 (1.05%) Statistics
10 12 (0.90%) N-Tier
11 9 (0.68%) Mainframe
12 7 (0.53%) EPoS
12 7 (0.53%) CMDB
12 7 (0.53%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.45%) Computer Science
13 6 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.45%) FMCG
13 6 (0.45%) GIS
13 6 (0.45%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 155 (11.65%) Windows
2 76 (5.71%) UNIX
2 76 (5.71%) Linux
3 41 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (2.25%) Windows 7
6 26 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (1.43%) AIX
8 17 (1.28%) Solaris
9 16 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.68%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.53%) CentOS
12 5 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.38%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.30%) pSOS
14 3 (0.23%) zOS
14 3 (0.23%) HPUX
15 2 (0.15%) VMS
15 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.075%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (32.01%) Project Management
2 273 (20.51%) PRINCE2
3 178 (13.37%) Risk Management
4 176 (13.22%) Change Management
5 175 (13.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 156 (11.72%) ITIL
7 149 (11.19%) Programme Management
8 115 (8.64%) Migration
9 102 (7.66%) Project Planning
10 99 (7.44%) Configuration Management
11 77 (5.79%) Service Delivery
12 65 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 59 (4.43%) ERP
14 58 (4.36%) Resource Management
15 54 (4.06%) Document Management
16 53 (3.98%) Agile Software Development
17 52 (3.91%) Service Management
18 51 (3.83%) Dependency Management
19 46 (3.46%) Business Intelligence
20 44 (3.31%) UML
Programming Languages
1 127 (9.54%) SQL
2 81 (6.09%) Java
3 28 (2.10%) PowerShell
4 24 (1.80%) Perl
4 24 (1.80%) C
4 24 (1.80%) Python
5 23 (1.73%) JavaScript
6 18 (1.35%) VB
7 17 (1.28%) C#
8 15 (1.13%) Shell Script
9 14 (1.05%) C++
10 13 (0.98%) PL/SQL
10 13 (0.98%) VBA
11 12 (0.90%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.53%) PHP
13 5 (0.38%) ABAP
13 5 (0.38%) Korn
14 3 (0.23%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.23%) VBScript
14 3 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 177 (13.30%) Security Cleared
2 115 (8.64%) SC Cleared
3 108 (8.11%) Degree
4 64 (4.81%) PMI Certification
5 57 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
6 52 (3.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 46 (3.46%) PMP
8 45 (3.38%) CCNP
9 40 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 32 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (2.10%) CCNA
12 24 (1.80%) MCSE
13 20 (1.50%) CISSP
14 17 (1.28%) JNCIS
14 17 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (1.20%) DV Cleared
16 13 (0.98%) GIAC
16 13 (0.98%) CEH
16 13 (0.98%) CCIE
17 12 (0.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (6.01%) QA
2 52 (3.91%) SLA
3 26 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.98%) P3O
6 12 (0.90%) COBIT
7 10 (0.75%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.45%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.15%) GMP
11 1 (0.075%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.075%) GxP
11 1 (0.075%) BS25999
11 1 (0.075%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.075%) Basel III
11 1 (0.075%) Solvency II
System Software
1 80 (6.01%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.58%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.50%) VMware ESX
5 12 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (0.83%) ProxySG
7 10 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.68%) NFS
9 8 (0.60%) ACF2
10 7 (0.53%) RACF
11 6 (0.45%) vSphere
12 5 (0.38%) XenApp
12 5 (0.38%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.38%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.15%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 1 (0.075%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (1.35%) SCCM
2 13 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
3 10 (0.75%) NetBackup
4 9 (0.68%) Tivoli
4 9 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (0.53%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.53%) ARCserve
6 6 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (0.38%) Puppet
7 5 (0.38%) Nagios
7 5 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (0.30%) Control-M
8 4 (0.30%) HP NNM
8 4 (0.30%) OpenView
8 4 (0.30%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (0.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 3 (0.23%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 255 (19.16%) Microsoft
2 117 (8.79%) Oracle
3 101 (7.59%) Cisco
4 96 (7.21%) SAP
5 85 (6.39%) HP
6 54 (4.06%) CheckPoint
7 50 (3.76%) VMware
8 45 (3.38%) Citrix
9 37 (2.78%) Juniper
10 32 (2.40%) F5
11 28 (2.10%) Red Hat
12 26 (1.95%) Blue Coat
13 24 (1.80%) McAfee
14 20 (1.50%) Business Objects
15 19 (1.43%) JBoss
15 19 (1.43%) IBM
16 18 (1.35%) Remedy
17 17 (1.28%) Cognos
18 16 (1.20%) CA
19 15 (1.13%) Symantec
North West
Robert Walters
Rate: market rate
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £550 - 700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Corporate Project Solutions
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £420 - 440 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £1 to £1 per day market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
County Durham
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £26 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
East of England
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £150 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Vital Solutions
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago