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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 183 151 165
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +14
Contract jobs citing Change Control 623 687 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.19% 1.34% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.80% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 390 312
Average daily rate
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£400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £371 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.92% +14.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 26
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.51 £18.61 £14.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £62.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.18 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -15.38%

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
39939 38252 32708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.99% 74.83% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25139 23043 19449
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1061 1149 1173
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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 -31 566 £400 +3.22% 118
London -44 180 £413 +3.26% 38
South East +25 162 £390 +2.63% 22
North West +6 57 £468 +36.00% 15
South West -17 57 £508 +35.33% 13
Hampshire +6 53 £350 -9.67% 8
City of London -12 37 £405 +8.00% 12
Scotland +9 36 £275 -23.61% 3
Yorkshire -9 31 £325 -21.21% 9
Manchester -4 30 £475 +12.42% 12
West Midlands -10 30 £350 +0.35% 9
Berkshire +7 28 £400 +3.55% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 26 £395 +28.24% 6
Surrey -6 23 £475 -7.31% 2
West Yorkshire -12 22 £325 -29.19% 5
Somerset +6 19 £675 +26.16% 1
East of England -11 19 £263 -12.50% 6
Cheshire +14 18 £388 +46.91% 1
Milton Keynes +4 18 £380 +23.37% 4
Edinburgh +1 16 £450 +13.63% 1
Taunton -1 16 £675 +42.48% 1
Leeds -6 16 £325 -43.47% 1
East Midlands -9 16 £381 -19.73% 2
Southampton - 16 £365 - 3
Warrington +6 13 £388 +47.61%
West Sussex -18 13 £438 +29.62% 3
Staines +15 12 - -
Bristol -14 11 £323 -24.11% 6
Bracknell +13 10 £400 -
Warwickshire -4 10 £360 -4.00%

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 389 (30.04%) Finance
2 365 (28.19%) Project Management
3 292 (22.55%) PRINCE2
4 262 (20.23%) Microsoft
5 224 (17.30%) ITIL
6 186 (14.36%) Windows
7 185 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 184 (14.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 182 (14.05%) MS Excel
10 165 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
11 151 (11.66%) Change Management
12 142 (10.97%) MS Project
13 140 (10.81%) Risk Management
14 137 (10.58%) SQL
15 134 (10.35%) Programme Management
16 130 (10.04%) Migration
16 130 (10.04%) SC Cleared
17 127 (9.81%) Configuration Management
17 127 (9.81%) MS Office
17 127 (9.81%) SQL Server
18 126 (9.73%) Banking
19 125 (9.65%) VMware
20 119 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
21 118 (9.11%) Oracle
22 105 (8.11%) Linux
23 100 (7.72%) Cisco
24 93 (7.18%) UNIX
25 91 (7.03%) Project Planning
26 82 (6.33%) QA
26 82 (6.33%) HP

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 79 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 43 (3.32%) Apache
3 40 (3.09%) IIS
4 26 (2.01%) SAS
5 25 (1.93%) WebSphere
6 23 (1.78%) CMS
6 23 (1.78%) MS Exchange
7 15 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.93%) WebLogic
10 11 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (0.69%) Lync
13 8 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
15 6 (0.46%) JBoss
16 5 (0.39%) Documentum
16 5 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
17 4 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 182 (14.05%) MS Excel
2 142 (10.97%) MS Project
3 127 (9.81%) MS Office
4 74 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (1.85%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.39%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.077%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.077%) FastStats
8 1 (0.077%) Weka
Business Applications
1 21 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.77%) Magento
4 7 (0.54%) CA PPM
5 6 (0.46%) SAP FI-AP
5 6 (0.46%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 5 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.39%) Oracle Payroll
6 5 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.31%) Agresso
7 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.31%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.23%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.15%) Aligne
9 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.15%) assyst
9 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.24%) SaaS
2 4 (0.31%) PaaS
2 4 (0.31%) Office 365
3 2 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.077%) Route 53
4 1 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.077%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.077%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.077%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 72 (5.56%) Firewall
2 65 (5.02%) SAN
3 63 (4.86%) Internet
4 49 (3.78%) TCP/IP
5 44 (3.40%) WAN
6 41 (3.17%) DNS
7 32 (2.47%) NAS
8 28 (2.16%) LAN
9 25 (1.93%) iSCSI
10 24 (1.85%) Wireless
10 24 (1.85%) MPLS
11 21 (1.62%) DHCP
11 21 (1.62%) Fibre Channel
12 18 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (1.24%) Network Security
13 16 (1.24%) BGP
13 16 (1.24%) Intranet
14 13 (1.00%) OSPF
15 11 (0.85%) BIG-IP
16 10 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (9.81%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
4 31 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (1.93%) Oracle Database
7 22 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (1.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 18 (1.39%) Relational Database
10 16 (1.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 16 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
10 16 (1.24%) Base SAS
10 16 (1.24%) MS Access
11 14 (1.08%) QlikView
12 13 (1.00%) MySQL
12 13 (1.00%) Data Mining
12 13 (1.00%) RDBMS
13 12 (0.93%) DB2
14 11 (0.85%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 46 (3.55%) Jenkins
2 45 (3.47%) Subversion
3 36 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 20 (1.54%) Selenium
5 17 (1.31%) JIRA
6 14 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.00%) Cucumber
8 11 (0.85%) JUnit
9 10 (0.77%) ClearCase
9 10 (0.77%) ClearQuest
10 9 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
10 9 (0.69%) PHPUnit
10 9 (0.69%) Mockito
11 8 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (0.54%) Maven
12 7 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.46%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.39%) SoapUI
14 5 (0.39%) Jasmine
15 4 (0.31%) Eclipse
General
1 389 (30.04%) Finance
2 126 (9.73%) Banking
3 68 (5.25%) Retail
4 61 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 47 (3.63%) Manufacturing
6 35 (2.70%) Investment Banking
7 23 (1.78%) Retail Banking
8 22 (1.70%) Legal
9 20 (1.54%) Marketing
10 17 (1.31%) Local Government
10 17 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (1.16%) Front Office
11 15 (1.16%) Law
12 14 (1.08%) Publishing
13 13 (1.00%) Automotive
14 11 (0.85%) Back Office
15 8 (0.62%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.54%) Electronics
17 6 (0.46%) Military
18 5 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 263 (20.31%) Project Manager
2 255 (19.69%) Analyst
3 92 (7.10%) Developer
4 91 (7.03%) Consultant
5 66 (5.10%) PMO Analyst
6 62 (4.79%) Programme Manager
7 51 (3.94%) Business Analyst
8 49 (3.78%) Support Analyst
9 40 (3.09%) Senior Manager
10 38 (2.93%) Architect
11 33 (2.55%) Coordinator
11 33 (2.55%) Applications Support
12 32 (2.47%) Administrator
12 32 (2.47%) Senior Project Manager
13 29 (2.24%) Security Consultant
14 28 (2.16%) Service Manager
15 26 (2.01%) Change Manager
16 25 (1.93%) Senior Analyst
17 23 (1.78%) Applications Support Analyst
17 23 (1.78%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (3.94%) XML
2 49 (3.78%) Web Services
3 45 (3.47%) .NET
4 41 (3.17%) HTML
5 33 (2.55%) CSS
6 32 (2.47%) RESTful
7 31 (2.39%) Middleware
8 24 (1.85%) jQuery
9 21 (1.62%) JSON
10 19 (1.47%) Ajax
11 16 (1.24%) .NET Framework
11 16 (1.24%) HTML5
11 16 (1.24%) CSS3
11 16 (1.24%) WebSphere MQ
11 16 (1.24%) SOAP
12 15 (1.16%) XSLT
13 14 (1.08%) Hibernate
14 12 (0.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 11 (0.85%) REST
16 10 (0.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 119 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (4.63%) Management Information System
3 51 (3.94%) Clustering
4 21 (1.62%) Replication
5 19 (1.47%) NHS
5 19 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.24%) PMI
7 15 (1.16%) PKI
7 15 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.08%) Economics
9 13 (1.00%) GIS
9 13 (1.00%) Statistics
9 13 (1.00%) Celerra
9 13 (1.00%) Visualisation
9 13 (1.00%) Open Source
10 12 (0.93%) CMDB
11 11 (0.85%) Derivative
12 10 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
13 9 (0.69%) Mathematics
13 9 (0.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 186 (14.36%) Windows
2 105 (8.11%) Linux
3 93 (7.18%) UNIX
4 59 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (3.78%) Solaris
7 40 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (1.54%) AIX
9 18 (1.39%) Windows 7
10 17 (1.31%) HPUX
10 17 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.62%) CentOS
11 8 (0.62%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.39%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.39%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.31%) Android
13 4 (0.31%) VMS
14 3 (0.23%) zOS
14 3 (0.23%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (28.19%) Project Management
2 292 (22.55%) PRINCE2
3 224 (17.30%) ITIL
4 184 (14.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 165 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
6 151 (11.66%) Change Management
7 140 (10.81%) Risk Management
8 134 (10.35%) Programme Management
9 130 (10.04%) Migration
10 127 (9.81%) Configuration Management
11 91 (7.03%) Project Planning
12 68 (5.25%) Service Delivery
12 68 (5.25%) Continuous Improvement
13 66 (5.10%) Dependency Management
14 63 (4.86%) Scrum
15 62 (4.79%) Service Management
16 55 (4.25%) Business Intelligence
17 53 (4.09%) Release Management
18 47 (3.63%) ETL
19 46 (3.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (10.58%) SQL
2 63 (4.86%) Java
3 48 (3.71%) JavaScript
4 36 (2.78%) C
5 27 (2.08%) C#
6 26 (2.01%) VBA
7 22 (1.70%) C++
8 20 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 19 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 19 (1.47%) VB
10 16 (1.24%) Perl
10 16 (1.24%) PHP
11 15 (1.16%) Bash Shell
12 13 (1.00%) T-SQL
13 12 (0.93%) Python
13 12 (0.93%) Korn
14 8 (0.62%) VBScript
14 8 (0.62%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.54%) Ada
16 5 (0.39%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 185 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 130 (10.04%) SC Cleared
3 81 (6.25%) Degree
4 48 (3.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 41 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 39 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (2.63%) ISEB
8 34 (2.63%) PMI Certification
8 34 (2.63%) CISSP
9 30 (2.32%) DV Cleared
10 29 (2.24%) PMP
11 28 (2.16%) VCP4
12 26 (2.01%) MCSE
13 25 (1.93%) CISM
14 23 (1.78%) CCNA
14 23 (1.78%) CRISC
15 19 (1.47%) CCNP
16 15 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (1.16%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.33%) QA
2 54 (4.17%) SLA
3 50 (3.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 24 (1.85%) PCI DSS
5 17 (1.31%) ISO 9000
6 11 (0.85%) P3O
7 6 (0.46%) DO-178B
7 6 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.23%) COBIT
9 3 (0.23%) GMP
10 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.15%) GAMP
10 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.077%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.077%) EMIR
11 1 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.077%) COREP
System Software
1 80 (6.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (5.87%) Active Directory
3 37 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 31 (2.39%) VMware ESX
5 21 (1.62%) Terminal Services
6 19 (1.47%) NFS
7 18 (1.39%) vSphere
8 17 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (1.31%) XenApp
9 13 (1.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 10 (0.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 7 (0.54%) XenServer
12 6 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.46%) ProxySG
12 6 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.46%) vCloud
13 4 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.31%) Firmware
14 3 (0.23%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.23%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (0.93%) NetBackup
2 10 (0.77%) SCCM
3 9 (0.69%) Puppet
4 6 (0.46%) HP SIM
4 6 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.39%) WMI
5 5 (0.39%) OpenView
5 5 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.39%) SCOM
6 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.31%) nmon
6 4 (0.31%) Nagios
6 4 (0.31%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.31%) OVSD
7 3 (0.23%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.15%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.15%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.15%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 262 (20.23%) Microsoft
2 125 (9.65%) VMware
3 118 (9.11%) Oracle
4 100 (7.72%) Cisco
5 82 (6.33%) HP
6 81 (6.25%) SAP
7 63 (4.86%) Citrix
8 60 (4.63%) CheckPoint
9 39 (3.01%) IBM
10 37 (2.86%) NetApp
11 27 (2.08%) EMC
12 25 (1.93%) Nortel
13 24 (1.85%) F5
14 22 (1.70%) Red Hat
15 20 (1.54%) Remedy
16 18 (1.39%) Avaya
17 13 (1.00%) Juniper
17 13 (1.00%) Business Objects
18 12 (0.93%) Sun
18 12 (0.93%) Veritas
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £275.00 - £295.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: £200 - £280 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £451 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £250 - 300 per day + .
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £1 to £1 per day market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 6 days ago
Uk
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £575 - £610 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Taunton
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
BPXNet
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Kingswood, Surrey, South East, United Kingdom
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago