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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 182 181 162
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing Change Control 784 686 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 1.21% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.59% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 450 403
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.75 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -17.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £17.20 £21.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.32 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.68% -12.66%

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
46277 43014 40015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.09% 76.08% 74.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30167 26709 24575
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1257 1173 1116
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -15.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -6 684 £400 -1.84% 178
London -7 277 £413 -5.17% 68
South East +16 153 £375 +7.14% 28
Scotland +26 76 £398 +13.57% 6
City of London +9 67 £413 -18.51% 23
Berkshire +7 57 £401 +7.00% 10
South West -15 53 £450 +7.39% 14
Yorkshire -12 44 £410 +9.33% 17
West Midlands +20 41 £360 +20.00% 8
Hampshire +27 40 £335 +11.36% 7
West Yorkshire -8 40 £425 +3.53% 11
North East +3 37 £311 -30.50% 5
North West -26 36 £425 +18.05% 21
Edinburgh 0 31 £404 -20.83% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 29 £310 -30.72% 5
Tyne and Wear +1 29 £310 -30.72% 5
Leeds -12 29 £425 +6.25% 9
East Midlands -10 22 £350 -21.34% 9
East of England -12 22 £327 -11.28% 8
Renfrewshire +17 19 £330 +1.53%
Manchester -16 19 £384 +9.64% 10
Wales -7 17 £325 - 4
Reading -9 17 £436 +16.33% 4
East Sussex +13 16 £420 +25.56%
Somerset +4 16 £450 +6.13% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 16 £400 -11.11%
South Wales -9 16 £325 - 4
Erskine +21 15 £330 +1.53%
Southampton +17 15 £310 +12.72% 1
Brighton +11 15 £420 +20.34%

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 467 (31.90%) Finance
2 419 (28.62%) Project Management
3 341 (23.29%) PRINCE2
4 271 (18.51%) ITIL
5 246 (16.80%) Microsoft
6 219 (14.96%) Security Cleared
7 207 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
8 201 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 200 (13.66%) Windows
10 192 (13.11%) MS Excel
11 176 (12.02%) Risk Management
12 165 (11.27%) MS Office
13 152 (10.38%) Programme Management
14 150 (10.25%) Change Management
15 142 (9.70%) SC Cleared
16 137 (9.36%) SQL
16 137 (9.36%) Linux
17 134 (9.15%) MS Project
18 130 (8.88%) SharePoint
19 126 (8.61%) Banking
20 123 (8.40%) Migration
21 122 (8.33%) Configuration Management
21 122 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
22 121 (8.27%) SQL Server
23 114 (7.79%) Project Planning
24 113 (7.72%) Cisco
25 110 (7.51%) HP
26 108 (7.38%) Firewall
27 107 (7.31%) Management Information System
28 104 (7.10%) Active Directory

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 130 (8.88%) SharePoint
2 47 (3.21%) MS Exchange
3 36 (2.46%) Apache
3 36 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (2.05%) IIS
5 20 (1.37%) CMS
5 20 (1.37%) Lync
6 15 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 11 (0.75%) JBoss
7 11 (0.75%) SAS
7 11 (0.75%) Confluence
8 10 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.55%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.48%) IBM Notes
10 7 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.41%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.34%) Drupal
Applications
1 192 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 165 (11.27%) MS Office
3 134 (9.15%) MS Project
4 79 (5.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 58 (3.96%) MS Visio
6 16 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.48%) Maya
8 5 (0.34%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.14%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.068%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (1.09%) Agresso
2 12 (0.82%) Primavera
2 12 (0.82%) CA PPM
3 10 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.55%) Magento
5 5 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.20%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.20%) SAP QM
6 3 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.20%) SAP ECC
6 3 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.20%) Global PAYplus
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.14%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.14%) Eikon
7 2 (0.14%) SAP SCM
7 2 (0.14%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.57%) Office 365
2 8 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.48%) SaaS
4 5 (0.34%) GitHub
5 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.14%) PaaS
6 2 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.068%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.068%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.068%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 108 (7.38%) Firewall
2 76 (5.19%) SAN
3 67 (4.58%) WAN
4 60 (4.10%) DNS
5 58 (3.96%) LAN
6 53 (3.62%) TCP/IP
6 53 (3.62%) Internet
7 49 (3.35%) DHCP
8 41 (2.80%) Wireless
9 33 (2.25%) Network Security
10 32 (2.19%) SSL
11 30 (2.05%) VPN
12 28 (1.91%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (1.64%) 4G
14 23 (1.57%) NAS
14 23 (1.57%) IPsec
14 23 (1.57%) 3G
15 21 (1.43%) MPLS
16 20 (1.37%) Intranet
16 20 (1.37%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
4 23 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 18 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
7 16 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (0.96%) Oracle Database
9 13 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
10 12 (0.82%) MySQL
11 11 (0.75%) Big Data
12 10 (0.68%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.55%) PowerCenter
13 8 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 6 (0.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 38 (2.60%) Subversion
2 32 (2.19%) Git (software)
3 22 (1.50%) Jenkins
4 19 (1.30%) Selenium
4 19 (1.30%) Visual Studio
5 17 (1.16%) Cucumber
6 16 (1.09%) JIRA
7 15 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
8 11 (0.75%) JUnit
9 10 (0.68%) SoapUI
9 10 (0.68%) Mockito
10 9 (0.61%) Eclipse
11 8 (0.55%) PHPUnit
11 8 (0.55%) GitLab
12 7 (0.48%) Toad
13 5 (0.34%) AdminStudio
13 5 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.27%) ClearCase
15 3 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 467 (31.90%) Finance
2 126 (8.61%) Banking
3 71 (4.85%) Retail
4 69 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 56 (3.83%) Manufacturing
6 30 (2.05%) Law
7 28 (1.91%) Legal
8 27 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 19 (1.30%) Investment Banking
10 18 (1.23%) Marketing
11 17 (1.16%) Back Office
12 16 (1.09%) Automotive
13 12 (0.82%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.68%) Military
14 10 (0.68%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.61%) Publishing
16 8 (0.55%) Front Office
17 7 (0.48%) Electronics
17 7 (0.48%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 336 (22.95%) Project Manager
2 211 (14.41%) Analyst
3 97 (6.63%) Developer
4 71 (4.85%) Consultant
5 64 (4.37%) PMO Analyst
6 54 (3.69%) Programme Manager
7 48 (3.28%) Senior Manager
8 46 (3.14%) Network Engineer
9 45 (3.07%) Business Analyst
10 43 (2.94%) Administrator
10 43 (2.94%) Senior Project Manager
11 42 (2.87%) Architect
12 34 (2.32%) Coordinator
12 34 (2.32%) Support Analyst
13 31 (2.12%) Change Manager
13 31 (2.12%) PMO Manager
14 30 (2.05%) IT Project Manager
15 28 (1.91%) Support Engineer
15 28 (1.91%) Senior Analyst
16 25 (1.71%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (5.26%) .NET
2 45 (3.07%) HTML
3 39 (2.66%) Web Services
4 35 (2.39%) CSS
5 28 (1.91%) XML
6 27 (1.84%) ASP.NET
6 27 (1.84%) .NET Framework
7 24 (1.64%) SOAP
7 24 (1.64%) jQuery
8 19 (1.30%) HTML5
9 13 (0.89%) RESTful
9 13 (0.89%) JSON
10 12 (0.82%) REST
11 11 (0.75%) Hibernate
11 11 (0.75%) Spring
11 11 (0.75%) JSP
12 10 (0.68%) Middleware
13 9 (0.61%) 802.1X
14 8 (0.55%) Application Packaging
15 7 (0.48%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 122 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (7.31%) Management Information System
3 102 (6.97%) Data Centre
4 35 (2.39%) PMI
5 32 (2.19%) NHS
6 24 (1.64%) Statistics
7 21 (1.43%) User Experience
8 19 (1.30%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.09%) Clustering
10 15 (1.02%) Economics
10 15 (1.02%) GIS
11 13 (0.89%) Blackberry
11 13 (0.89%) DataPower
12 12 (0.82%) FMCG
12 12 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (0.82%) PKI
13 11 (0.75%) Credit Risk
14 10 (0.68%) CMDB
14 10 (0.68%) Mainframe
14 10 (0.68%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 200 (13.66%) Windows
2 137 (9.36%) Linux
3 81 (5.53%) UNIX
3 81 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (2.66%) Windows 7
7 33 (2.25%) Solaris
8 23 (1.57%) AIX
9 18 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.96%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.61%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.48%) CentOS
12 7 (0.48%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.41%) pSOS
13 6 (0.41%) FreeBSD
14 5 (0.34%) zOS
15 4 (0.27%) HPUX
16 3 (0.20%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (28.62%) Project Management
2 341 (23.29%) PRINCE2
3 271 (18.51%) ITIL
4 207 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
5 201 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 176 (12.02%) Risk Management
7 152 (10.38%) Programme Management
8 150 (10.25%) Change Management
9 123 (8.40%) Migration
10 122 (8.33%) Configuration Management
11 114 (7.79%) Project Planning
12 87 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 86 (5.87%) Service Management
14 82 (5.60%) Service Delivery
15 73 (4.99%) Document Management
16 70 (4.78%) Quality Management
17 65 (4.44%) SDLC
18 61 (4.17%) Waterfall
19 57 (3.89%) CRM
20 53 (3.62%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 137 (9.36%) SQL
2 55 (3.76%) Java
3 51 (3.48%) C#
4 44 (3.01%) VB
5 40 (2.73%) PowerShell
6 33 (2.25%) JavaScript
7 31 (2.12%) C
8 25 (1.71%) PHP
9 24 (1.64%) Perl
10 22 (1.50%) Shell Script
11 19 (1.30%) T-SQL
12 18 (1.23%) VBA
13 14 (0.96%) PL/SQL
14 9 (0.61%) C++
15 8 (0.55%) Python
15 8 (0.55%) Ada
15 8 (0.55%) ActionScript
16 6 (0.41%) Embedded C
16 6 (0.41%) VBScript
17 4 (0.27%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 219 (14.96%) Security Cleared
2 142 (9.70%) SC Cleared
3 100 (6.83%) Degree
4 83 (5.67%) PMI Certification
5 66 (4.51%) PMP
6 58 (3.96%) DV Cleared
7 55 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 49 (3.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 45 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
10 39 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 35 (2.39%) ISEB
12 32 (2.19%) MCSE
13 28 (1.91%) CCNA
14 26 (1.78%) CCNP
14 26 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
15 20 (1.37%) APMP
16 14 (0.96%) CISSP
17 12 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 12 (0.82%) ISTQB
18 10 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (7.04%) QA
2 48 (3.28%) SLA
3 30 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (1.30%) P3O
6 14 (0.96%) ISO 9000
7 13 (0.89%) GxP
8 11 (0.75%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.48%) DO-178B
10 6 (0.41%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.34%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.34%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.20%) EMIR
12 3 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.14%) FATCA
13 2 (0.14%) JTAG
13 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.068%) GAMP
14 1 (0.068%) GMP
14 1 (0.068%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 104 (7.10%) Active Directory
2 63 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (2.32%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.37%) vSphere
5 11 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (0.68%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 8 (0.55%) NFS
8 7 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.41%) Firmware
10 5 (0.34%) XenServer
11 4 (0.27%) DFS Replication
11 4 (0.27%) XenApp
11 4 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.20%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 29 (1.98%) SCCM
2 16 (1.09%) SCOM
3 13 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 11 (0.75%) Tivoli
4 11 (0.75%) ARCserve
5 10 (0.68%) OVSD
6 9 (0.61%) NetBackup
6 9 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (0.55%) NetCrunch
8 7 (0.48%) Puppet
8 7 (0.48%) WMI
9 6 (0.41%) Nagios
9 6 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
10 5 (0.34%) Windows Intune
10 5 (0.34%) SCSM
10 5 (0.34%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.27%) WSUS
11 4 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.27%) Control-M
12 3 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 246 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 113 (7.72%) Cisco
3 110 (7.51%) HP
4 101 (6.90%) SAP
5 92 (6.28%) Oracle
6 83 (5.67%) VMware
7 80 (5.46%) CheckPoint
8 61 (4.17%) Citrix
9 38 (2.60%) F5
10 35 (2.39%) IBM
11 34 (2.32%) Juniper
12 33 (2.25%) NetApp
13 31 (2.12%) Remedy
14 25 (1.71%) Red Hat
14 25 (1.71%) EMC
15 24 (1.64%) Nokia
16 18 (1.23%) CA
17 17 (1.16%) Informatica
18 16 (1.09%) Siebel
19 14 (0.96%) Blue Coat
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 per day
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Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Synergize Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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North London
Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
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Jersey, Channel Isles
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source
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