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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 185 163 169
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs citing Change Control 687 687 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.23% 1.28% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.70% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 399 314
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 28
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.57 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.30% -18.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £19.85 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.50 £38.10 £47.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.72 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -6.25%

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
42640 40307 34513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.39% 74.95% 73.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26680 25279 20562
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1247 1176 1030
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.99 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £50.00 £52.50
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 6 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 6 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 6 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 -22 621 £376 +0.33% 136
London -29 209 £394 -4.54% 51
South East +20 145 £400 +14.28% 21
North West -3 62 £325 +20.37% 27
South West -15 56 £468 +16.87% 7
Hampshire +25 50 £363 -1.69% 5
City of London -3 48 £475 +11.76% 7
Scotland +23 45 £342 -10.00% 6
West Midlands -12 41 £350 +9.03% 6
East of England +1 40 £281 -6.25% 11
Manchester -1 31 £338 +33.66% 19
Berkshire -4 26 £363 +10.68% 7
Yorkshire -11 26 £376 +23.36% 9
Surrey +1 24 £500 +60.00% 1
East Midlands -8 24 £425 -22.72% 3
North East 0 19 £288 +15.00% 1
West Yorkshire -6 18 £385 +28.33% 8
Hertfordshire +2 17 £350 +16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 17 £403 +23.84% 1
Bristol +1 17 £457 +7.41% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 16 £286 +5.60%
Tyne and Wear 0 16 £286 +14.40%
Southampton +3 15 £333 -11.33% 2
Somerset -10 14 £675 +58.82% 1
Edinburgh -15 14 £315 -25.88% 4
Gloucestershire -4 13 - - 2
Renfrewshire - 13 £347 -
Milton Keynes +4 12 £325 - 1
Wiltshire +11 11 £412 +11.26% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 11 £225 -25.00% 3

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 400 (30.42%) Finance
2 395 (30.04%) Project Management
3 312 (23.73%) PRINCE2
4 254 (19.32%) Microsoft
5 232 (17.64%) ITIL
6 197 (14.98%) Security Cleared
7 189 (14.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 187 (14.22%) MS Excel
9 175 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
10 172 (13.08%) Windows
11 162 (12.32%) Risk Management
12 139 (10.57%) MS Project
13 138 (10.49%) MS Office
14 134 (10.19%) Change Management
15 133 (10.11%) SC Cleared
16 125 (9.51%) Migration
17 124 (9.43%) Programme Management
18 122 (9.28%) SQL
19 118 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
20 115 (8.75%) Banking
21 114 (8.67%) SQL Server
22 110 (8.37%) Linux
23 108 (8.21%) Project Planning
24 100 (7.60%) Oracle
24 100 (7.60%) Configuration Management
25 96 (7.30%) VMware
26 94 (7.15%) Cisco
27 90 (6.84%) SAP
28 85 (6.46%) QA
29 82 (6.24%) HP

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 66 (5.02%) SharePoint
2 45 (3.42%) Apache
3 29 (2.21%) MS Exchange
3 29 (2.21%) CMS
4 28 (2.13%) IIS
5 19 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (1.22%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.14%) SAS
8 14 (1.06%) WebSphere
9 12 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (0.91%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.53%) JBoss
13 6 (0.46%) Lync
14 4 (0.30%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.30%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 187 (14.22%) MS Excel
2 139 (10.57%) MS Project
3 138 (10.49%) MS Office
4 72 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 35 (2.66%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.46%) Open Workbench
6 6 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.076%) FastStats
7 1 (0.076%) Weka
7 1 (0.076%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.076%) Windchill
7 1 (0.076%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (0.84%) Magento
4 9 (0.68%) Primavera
5 6 (0.46%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 5 (0.38%) Oracle Payroll
6 5 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.38%) CA PPM
7 4 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.30%) SAP FI-AP
7 4 (0.30%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.30%) SAP QM
7 4 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.15%) Aligne
8 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.15%) Endur
8 2 (0.15%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.14%) SaaS
2 12 (0.91%) Office 365
3 9 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.38%) PaaS
5 1 (0.076%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.076%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.076%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.076%) Route 53
5 1 (0.076%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.076%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.076%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.076%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.076%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.076%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.076%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 79 (6.01%) Firewall
2 64 (4.87%) Internet
3 59 (4.49%) SAN
4 56 (4.26%) WAN
5 46 (3.50%) DNS
6 42 (3.19%) LAN
7 40 (3.04%) TCP/IP
8 33 (2.51%) DHCP
9 30 (2.28%) Wireless
10 27 (2.05%) NAS
11 23 (1.75%) Network Security
12 21 (1.60%) MPLS
13 20 (1.52%) BGP
14 18 (1.37%) iSCSI
14 18 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (1.22%) OSPF
16 13 (0.99%) SSL
16 13 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
17 12 (0.91%) BIG-IP
17 12 (0.91%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
6 24 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (1.37%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
10 14 (1.06%) MS Access
10 14 (1.06%) MySQL
10 14 (1.06%) Data Mining
11 13 (0.99%) OLAP
11 13 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (0.99%) Relational Database
12 12 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (0.76%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.68%) QlikView
14 9 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.53%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 47 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 43 (3.27%) Subversion
3 39 (2.97%) Git (software)
4 25 (1.90%) Selenium
5 18 (1.37%) Cucumber
6 15 (1.14%) Visual Studio
7 13 (0.99%) JUnit
8 12 (0.91%) Mockito
9 11 (0.84%) Rational DOORS
10 10 (0.76%) ClearCase
10 10 (0.76%) JIRA
10 10 (0.76%) ClearQuest
11 6 (0.46%) Maven
11 6 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.38%) Jasmine
13 4 (0.30%) PHPUnit
13 4 (0.30%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.30%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.23%) PVCS
14 3 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 400 (30.42%) Finance
2 115 (8.75%) Banking
3 80 (6.08%) Retail
4 51 (3.88%) Manufacturing
5 50 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.60%) Retail Banking
7 20 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 20 (1.52%) Marketing
8 18 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 18 (1.37%) Back Office
9 17 (1.29%) Local Government
10 13 (0.99%) Automotive
11 12 (0.91%) Front Office
12 11 (0.84%) Law
12 11 (0.84%) Legal
13 10 (0.76%) Publishing
13 10 (0.76%) Electronics
14 7 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.46%) Advertising
16 5 (0.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 291 (22.13%) Project Manager
2 226 (17.19%) Analyst
3 98 (7.45%) Developer
4 93 (7.07%) Consultant
5 65 (4.94%) PMO Analyst
6 58 (4.41%) Programme Manager
7 48 (3.65%) Architect
8 45 (3.42%) Business Analyst
9 40 (3.04%) Administrator
10 35 (2.66%) Support Analyst
10 35 (2.66%) Coordinator
11 33 (2.51%) Senior Manager
12 31 (2.36%) Senior Project Manager
13 27 (2.05%) Change Manager
13 27 (2.05%) Solutions Architect
13 27 (2.05%) Software Engineer
14 26 (1.98%) PMO Manager
15 25 (1.90%) Security Consultant
15 25 (1.90%) Service Manager
16 23 (1.75%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (4.87%) .NET
2 60 (4.56%) Web Services
3 48 (3.65%) XML
4 43 (3.27%) HTML
5 31 (2.36%) RESTful
6 29 (2.21%) .NET Framework
6 29 (2.21%) CSS
7 22 (1.67%) Middleware
8 21 (1.60%) SOAP
8 21 (1.60%) JSON
8 21 (1.60%) jQuery
9 19 (1.44%) Ajax
10 16 (1.22%) HTML5
10 16 (1.22%) ASP.NET
11 14 (1.06%) CSS3
12 13 (0.99%) Spring
13 12 (0.91%) Hibernate
13 12 (0.91%) REST
14 10 (0.76%) OAuth2
14 10 (0.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 118 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 32 (2.43%) Clustering
4 30 (2.28%) NHS
5 22 (1.67%) PMI
6 19 (1.44%) Economics
6 19 (1.44%) Statistics
7 17 (1.29%) GIS
8 16 (1.22%) Open Source
9 15 (1.14%) Computer Science
9 15 (1.14%) PKI
9 15 (1.14%) Replication
10 12 (0.91%) DataPower
11 11 (0.84%) FMCG
11 11 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
12 10 (0.76%) Visualisation
13 9 (0.68%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.61%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.53%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 172 (13.08%) Windows
2 110 (8.37%) Linux
3 73 (5.55%) UNIX
4 55 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (2.36%) Solaris
8 23 (1.75%) Windows 7
9 18 (1.37%) AIX
10 15 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (1.06%) HPUX
12 13 (0.99%) Windows XP
13 10 (0.76%) CentOS
14 7 (0.53%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.38%) FreeBSD
15 5 (0.38%) Android
15 5 (0.38%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.23%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (30.04%) Project Management
2 312 (23.73%) PRINCE2
3 232 (17.64%) ITIL
4 189 (14.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 175 (13.31%) Agile Software Development
6 162 (12.32%) Risk Management
7 134 (10.19%) Change Management
8 125 (9.51%) Migration
9 124 (9.43%) Programme Management
10 108 (8.21%) Project Planning
11 100 (7.60%) Configuration Management
12 81 (6.16%) Continuous Improvement
13 67 (5.10%) Scrum
14 64 (4.87%) Service Delivery
15 55 (4.18%) Service Management
15 55 (4.18%) Dependency Management
16 52 (3.95%) CRM
17 51 (3.88%) Release Management
18 50 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
19 45 (3.42%) UML
Programming Languages
1 122 (9.28%) SQL
2 58 (4.41%) Java
3 42 (3.19%) JavaScript
4 38 (2.89%) C
5 34 (2.59%) C#
6 27 (2.05%) VBA
7 26 (1.98%) VB
8 21 (1.60%) C++
9 18 (1.37%) Shell Script
10 14 (1.06%) PHP
10 14 (1.06%) Python
11 13 (0.99%) T-SQL
11 13 (0.99%) Perl
12 12 (0.91%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.53%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.46%) Ada
14 6 (0.46%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.38%) PHP5
15 5 (0.38%) Ruby
15 5 (0.38%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 197 (14.98%) Security Cleared
2 133 (10.11%) SC Cleared
3 68 (5.17%) Degree
4 54 (4.11%) PMI Certification
5 47 (3.57%) PMP
6 46 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (3.50%) DV Cleared
7 41 (3.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 38 (2.89%) ISEB
9 35 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 30 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (2.05%) CCNA
12 26 (1.98%) CISSP
13 20 (1.52%) MCSE
14 19 (1.44%) CCNP
15 18 (1.37%) CISM
16 16 (1.22%) CRISC
17 14 (1.06%) APMP
17 14 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
18 11 (0.84%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.46%) QA
2 48 (3.65%) SLA
3 45 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (2.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (1.60%) ISO 9000
6 17 (1.29%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.91%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.84%) P3O
9 10 (0.76%) DO-178B
10 7 (0.53%) GxP
11 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.30%) EMIR
13 3 (0.23%) FATCA
13 3 (0.23%) PMBOK
14 2 (0.15%) GMP
14 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.15%) JTAG
14 2 (0.15%) COBIT
15 1 (0.076%) JSP 440
15 1 (0.076%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 72 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 70 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (2.66%) Hyper-V
4 24 (1.83%) VMware ESX
5 15 (1.14%) vSphere
6 14 (1.06%) XenApp
7 12 (0.91%) NFS
8 10 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (0.76%) Terminal Services
8 10 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 6 (0.46%) vCloud
10 6 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.38%) XenServer
12 4 (0.30%) Firmware
12 4 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 3 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.23%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.23%) Snort
14 2 (0.15%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (0.68%) SCCM
2 7 (0.53%) WMI
2 7 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (0.53%) NetBackup
3 6 (0.46%) ARCserve
3 6 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (0.46%) Puppet
3 6 (0.46%) OVSD
3 6 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.38%) WSUS
4 5 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (0.38%) OpenView
4 5 (0.38%) Nagios
4 5 (0.38%) HP SIM
5 4 (0.30%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.30%) SCOM
5 4 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.23%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.23%) Netcool
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 254 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 100 (7.60%) Oracle
3 96 (7.30%) VMware
4 94 (7.15%) Cisco
5 90 (6.84%) SAP
6 82 (6.24%) HP
7 61 (4.64%) Citrix
8 56 (4.26%) CheckPoint
9 33 (2.51%) NetApp
10 30 (2.28%) IBM
11 26 (1.98%) Red Hat
12 22 (1.67%) EMC
13 20 (1.52%) F5
14 17 (1.29%) Informatica
14 17 (1.29%) Remedy
15 16 (1.22%) Business Objects
16 14 (1.06%) Juniper
17 13 (0.99%) ServiceNow
18 12 (0.91%) Nortel
19 11 (0.84%) Teradata
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Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £36 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £430 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £560 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £50 - £100 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Quindell Resourcing
Rate: From £250 to £330 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Quindell Resourcing
Rate: From £250 to £330 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Quindell Resourcing
Rate: From £250 to £330 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £150 - 250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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Bedford, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
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