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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 172 174 163
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing Change Control 692 636 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.25% 1.23% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.67% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 362 358
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 33
Average hourly rate £32.67 £26.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.98 £15.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.33 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+34.81% -15.62%

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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +5 648 £400 +6.66% 114
London -11 255 £437 +9.34% 49
South East +13 155 £388 +4.72% 23
South West -2 59 £363 +3.57% 11
City of London -9 54 £409 +2.25% 13
West Midlands -1 47 £375 +7.14% 10
North West +9 46 £350 +7.69% 2
Hampshire +1 44 £325 -13.33% 5
Surrey +7 41 £475 +72.72% 4
Buckinghamshire +9 33 £375 -9.63% 3
West Yorkshire -8 30 £373 +24.33% 5
Yorkshire -11 30 £373 +22.29% 6
Scotland -11 24 £363 -8.45% 5
East of England -24 24 £263 -41.66% 6
Swindon +8 23 £400 +11.42% 3
Wiltshire +3 23 £400 +14.12% 4
Manchester +3 23 £313 -4.58%
Staines +13 22 £500 -
Milton Keynes +8 22 £360 -4.00% 3
Leeds +5 21 £350 -11.61% 3
Berkshire -6 19 £300 -17.80% 7
Essex 0 16 £250 -59.18%
East Midlands +12 15 £325 +8.33% 7
North East -16 14 £300 -
Warwickshire +3 13 £374 -6.56%
Bristol -12 13 £295 -30.58% 1
Birmingham +1 12 £363 +5.07% 5
Edinburgh -19 11 £425 +7.32% 2
Cheshire +6 10 £400 +33.33% 1
Southampton +5 9 £425 +16.43% 2

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 409 (30.41%) Finance
2 375 (27.88%) Project Management
3 275 (20.45%) Microsoft
4 273 (20.30%) PRINCE2
5 200 (14.87%) ITIL
6 196 (14.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 184 (13.68%) MS Excel
8 182 (13.53%) Change Management
9 178 (13.23%) Security Cleared
10 176 (13.09%) Windows
11 155 (11.52%) Programme Management
12 150 (11.15%) Risk Management
13 143 (10.63%) MS Project
14 142 (10.56%) Banking
15 137 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
16 134 (9.96%) MS Office
17 132 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
18 122 (9.07%) Cisco
19 121 (9.00%) Configuration Management
19 121 (9.00%) SC Cleared
20 119 (8.85%) Migration
21 117 (8.70%) Firewall
21 117 (8.70%) SQL
22 112 (8.33%) Oracle
22 112 (8.33%) SQL Server
22 112 (8.33%) VMware
23 96 (7.14%) SharePoint
24 92 (6.84%) UNIX
25 91 (6.77%) Degree
26 89 (6.62%) HP

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 96 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 35 (2.60%) IIS
3 30 (2.23%) Apache
4 27 (2.01%) WebSphere
5 22 (1.64%) SAS
6 21 (1.56%) MS Exchange
7 16 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (1.12%) CMS
9 11 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (0.67%) Lync
11 9 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (0.52%) JBoss
13 7 (0.52%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.45%) Documentum
15 5 (0.37%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 184 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 143 (10.63%) MS Project
3 134 (9.96%) MS Office
4 76 (5.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 40 (2.97%) MS Visio
6 18 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.45%) Open Workbench
8 5 (0.37%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.30%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.074%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.074%) FastStats
10 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (0.97%) assyst
3 7 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.37%) CA Clarity
5 5 (0.37%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.30%) Agresso
6 4 (0.30%) Magento
6 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.22%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 3 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.15%) Summit
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.15%) Endur
8 2 (0.15%) SAP FI-AP
8 2 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.89%) SaaS
2 6 (0.45%) Office 365
3 3 (0.22%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.15%) Route 53
5 1 (0.074%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (8.70%) Firewall
2 64 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 60 (4.46%) Internet
4 56 (4.16%) WAN
5 50 (3.72%) SAN
6 43 (3.20%) LAN
7 42 (3.12%) Network Security
8 38 (2.83%) DNS
9 31 (2.30%) NAS
10 29 (2.16%) Wireless
11 21 (1.56%) Intranet
12 18 (1.34%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (1.26%) MPLS
13 17 (1.26%) VPN
13 17 (1.26%) DHCP
14 15 (1.12%) iSCSI
15 14 (1.04%) Nortel Contivity
16 12 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
16 12 (0.89%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
4 26 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (1.26%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 17 (1.26%) Base SAS
7 17 (1.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 17 (1.26%) MySQL
8 16 (1.19%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.04%) MS Access
10 12 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (0.82%) DB2
12 9 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
12 9 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (0.67%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (1.78%) Subversion
1 24 (1.78%) Jenkins
2 20 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (1.19%) JIRA
4 15 (1.12%) Git (software)
5 13 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
6 9 (0.67%) PHPUnit
7 8 (0.59%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 7 (0.52%) Maven
8 7 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (0.45%) ClearQuest
9 6 (0.45%) ClearCase
9 6 (0.45%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.45%) QUnit
10 4 (0.30%) Serena SBM
10 4 (0.30%) JUnit
10 4 (0.30%) Selenium
11 3 (0.22%) Hudson
11 3 (0.22%) StarTeam
General
1 409 (30.41%) Finance
2 142 (10.56%) Banking
3 68 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 62 (4.61%) Retail
5 42 (3.12%) Investment Banking
6 30 (2.23%) Retail Banking
6 30 (2.23%) Law
7 29 (2.16%) Legal
8 20 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (1.34%) Back Office
9 18 (1.34%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.19%) Front Office
11 13 (0.97%) Marketing
12 11 (0.82%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.67%) Publishing
13 9 (0.67%) Military
14 8 (0.59%) Automotive
14 8 (0.59%) Local Government
15 6 (0.45%) Advertising
16 5 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 274 (20.37%) Project Manager
2 257 (19.11%) Analyst
3 93 (6.91%) Developer
4 73 (5.43%) Programme Manager
5 72 (5.35%) Consultant
6 68 (5.06%) Senior Manager
7 59 (4.39%) PMO Analyst
8 55 (4.09%) Business Analyst
8 55 (4.09%) Senior Project Manager
9 50 (3.72%) Support Analyst
10 49 (3.64%) Network Engineer
11 33 (2.45%) Applications Support
11 33 (2.45%) Change Manager
12 30 (2.23%) Administrator
13 29 (2.16%) Coordinator
14 27 (2.01%) Senior Analyst
15 26 (1.93%) IT Project Manager
15 26 (1.93%) PMO Lead
16 25 (1.86%) PMO Manager
17 23 (1.71%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.20%) XML
2 38 (2.83%) HTML
3 32 (2.38%) CSS
4 30 (2.23%) .NET
5 26 (1.93%) jQuery
6 25 (1.86%) Middleware
7 21 (1.56%) Web Services
8 18 (1.34%) XSLT
8 18 (1.34%) Ajax
9 17 (1.26%) RESTful
10 15 (1.12%) HTML5
10 15 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
11 14 (1.04%) JSON
11 14 (1.04%) CSS3
12 12 (0.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 10 (0.74%) Hibernate
13 10 (0.74%) ASP.NET
13 10 (0.74%) FIX Protocol
14 9 (0.67%) FpML
15 8 (0.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 132 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (5.72%) Management Information System
3 38 (2.83%) Clustering
4 21 (1.56%) PMI
5 20 (1.49%) NHS
6 19 (1.41%) Statistics
7 18 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
9 15 (1.12%) Computer Science
9 15 (1.12%) Blackberry
10 14 (1.04%) Replication
11 13 (0.97%) PKI
12 12 (0.89%) N-Tier
12 12 (0.89%) Derivative
12 12 (0.89%) User Experience
13 11 (0.82%) CMDB
14 10 (0.74%) Mathematics
14 10 (0.74%) Economics
15 9 (0.67%) Visualisation
16 8 (0.59%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 176 (13.09%) Windows
2 92 (6.84%) UNIX
3 83 (6.17%) Linux
4 55 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (3.05%) Solaris
7 30 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (1.41%) Windows 7
9 18 (1.34%) AIX
9 18 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.97%) HPUX
11 7 (0.52%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.37%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.37%) VMS
13 4 (0.30%) CentOS
14 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.22%) Android
15 2 (0.15%) zOS
15 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.074%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (27.88%) Project Management
2 273 (20.30%) PRINCE2
3 200 (14.87%) ITIL
4 196 (14.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 182 (13.53%) Change Management
6 155 (11.52%) Programme Management
7 150 (11.15%) Risk Management
8 137 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
9 121 (9.00%) Configuration Management
10 119 (8.85%) Migration
11 86 (6.39%) Project Planning
12 74 (5.50%) Dependency Management
13 73 (5.43%) Service Delivery
14 72 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
15 57 (4.24%) Service Management
16 47 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
17 44 (3.27%) Line Management
18 43 (3.20%) Product Management
18 43 (3.20%) User Acceptance Testing
19 42 (3.12%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (8.70%) SQL
2 59 (4.39%) Java
3 48 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 33 (2.45%) C
5 23 (1.71%) C++
6 22 (1.64%) Python
7 21 (1.56%) C#
7 21 (1.56%) Shell Script
8 19 (1.41%) PHP
9 18 (1.34%) VBA
10 17 (1.26%) Bash Shell
10 17 (1.26%) Perl
11 16 (1.19%) PowerShell
11 16 (1.19%) Korn
12 14 (1.04%) T-SQL
13 10 (0.74%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.52%) VB
14 7 (0.52%) Ada
15 6 (0.45%) VBScript
16 5 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 178 (13.23%) Security Cleared
2 121 (9.00%) SC Cleared
3 91 (6.77%) Degree
4 66 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 46 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 43 (3.20%) CCNA
8 42 (3.12%) CCNP
8 42 (3.12%) CISSP
9 38 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 37 (2.75%) PMI Certification
10 37 (2.75%) MCSE
11 27 (2.01%) PMP
12 22 (1.64%) CCIE
13 21 (1.56%) DV Cleared
14 20 (1.49%) CISM
15 18 (1.34%) GIAC
15 18 (1.34%) CEH
15 18 (1.34%) CRISC
16 16 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.35%) QA
2 48 (3.57%) SLA
3 39 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.71%) PCI DSS
5 15 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.74%) P3O
7 6 (0.45%) COBIT
8 3 (0.22%) DO-178B
8 3 (0.22%) GMP
9 2 (0.15%) GAMP
9 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.074%) COREP
10 1 (0.074%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.074%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.074%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.074%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.074%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.074%) GxP
10 1 (0.074%) Basel II
System Software
1 72 (5.35%) Active Directory
2 64 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.93%) VMware ESX
3 26 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.19%) ProxySG
6 14 (1.04%) vSphere
7 13 (0.97%) Terminal Services
7 13 (0.97%) NFS
8 10 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 8 (0.59%) XenApp
10 6 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.45%) XenServer
10 6 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 5 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.22%) vCloud
12 3 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.22%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.15%) RACF
13 2 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (0.97%) Puppet
1 13 (0.97%) NetBackup
2 12 (0.89%) SCCM
3 8 (0.59%) OpenView
4 7 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (0.52%) SCOM
5 6 (0.45%) HP SIM
5 6 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.37%) Nagios
7 4 (0.30%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.30%) nmon
8 3 (0.22%) HP NNM
8 3 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.22%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.22%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.15%) Netcool
9 2 (0.15%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 275 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 122 (9.07%) Cisco
3 112 (8.33%) Oracle
3 112 (8.33%) VMware
4 89 (6.62%) HP
5 83 (6.17%) CheckPoint
6 69 (5.13%) SAP
7 57 (4.24%) Citrix
8 35 (2.60%) IBM
9 33 (2.45%) F5
10 28 (2.08%) NetApp
11 27 (2.01%) Juniper
12 23 (1.71%) Blue Coat
12 23 (1.71%) Remedy
12 23 (1.71%) Nortel
13 19 (1.41%) Red Hat
14 18 (1.34%) McAfee
15 17 (1.26%) Avaya
15 17 (1.26%) Business Objects
16 16 (1.19%) Cognos
Brighton, East Sussex
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day limited company basis
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £350 - 500 per day + .
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £300 - £390 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Dundee, Angus
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago