The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 159 164 141
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Contract jobs citing Change Control 743 609 839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 1.28% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.76% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 331 491
Average daily rate £371 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 28
Average hourly rate £26.25 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.48% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £17.00 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £52.95 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +28.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -3 697 £371 -6.20% 140
London +1 297 £410 -6.28% 51
South East -14 113 £350 -6.66% 18
South West +4 82 £373 +12.95% 22
City of London -10 77 £400 -5.88% 14
North West +2 51 £294 -2.08% 5
West Midlands +4 45 £344 +18.44% 8
East of England -17 41 £300 -14.28% 16
Surrey 0 37 £375 -9.63% 2
Scotland +6 30 £378 -4.67% 9
Somerset +17 29 £425 -7.60% 14
Yorkshire -8 27 £315 - 10
Berkshire -34 24 £328 -6.42% 5
West Yorkshire -12 21 £310 -1.58% 10
North East -16 21 £256 -1.91% 4
Edinburgh -17 20 £400 +0.50% 4
Tyne and Wear -20 19 £256 -1.91% 4
West Sussex +14 18 £350 -17.64% 3
East Midlands -6 18 £375 +8.30% 3
Manchester -10 18 £288 +2.67% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 17 £261 - 3
Bristol -10 16 £413 +32.53% 2
Wiltshire -18 16 £371 +6.23% 3
Essex -18 14 £320 - 3
Hampshire +5 13 £329 -14.11% 5
Coventry 0 12 £368 - 2
Cambridgeshire -6 12 £300 -17.12% 3
Lancashire -12 12 £288 -24.34% 1
Hertfordshire -7 11 £300 +33.33% 4
Cheshire -12 11 £265 -24.28% 1

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 525 (37.80%) Finance
2 477 (34.34%) Project Management
3 282 (20.30%) Microsoft
4 271 (19.51%) PRINCE2
5 230 (16.56%) Change Management
6 198 (14.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 191 (13.75%) MS Project
8 186 (13.39%) Windows
9 169 (12.17%) Banking
10 166 (11.95%) MS Excel
10 166 (11.95%) Risk Management
11 161 (11.59%) Security Cleared
12 157 (11.30%) ITIL
13 146 (10.51%) SQL
14 126 (9.07%) Programme Management
15 123 (8.86%) MS Office
16 121 (8.71%) Project Planning
17 117 (8.42%) Oracle
18 111 (7.99%) Degree
19 108 (7.78%) Configuration Management
20 102 (7.34%) SharePoint
21 101 (7.27%) Active Directory
22 100 (7.20%) QA
23 96 (6.91%) Migration
24 94 (6.77%) SAP
25 93 (6.70%) SQL Server
25 93 (6.70%) SC Cleared
26 92 (6.62%) Retail
27 89 (6.41%) Telecoms
28 85 (6.12%) Linux

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 102 (7.34%) SharePoint
2 58 (4.18%) MS Exchange
3 38 (2.74%) WebSphere
4 25 (1.80%) IIS
5 22 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (1.58%) SAS
6 20 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 18 (1.30%) MS Project Server
8 14 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (0.79%) Lync
9 11 (0.79%) Apache
9 11 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (0.50%) CMS
13 5 (0.36%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 191 (13.75%) MS Project
2 166 (11.95%) MS Excel
3 123 (8.86%) MS Office
4 63 (4.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 54 (3.89%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.072%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.072%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 13 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (0.86%) Maximo
3 10 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.58%) CA Clarity
5 8 (0.58%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 7 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.29%) Summit
10 3 (0.22%) MoSes
10 3 (0.22%) Workday HCM
10 3 (0.22%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.22%) assyst
10 3 (0.22%) FLEXCUBE
11 2 (0.14%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.15%) SaaS
2 9 (0.65%) Office 365
3 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.22%) Force.com
5 1 (0.072%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.54%) Firewall
2 54 (3.89%) WAN
3 43 (3.10%) DNS
4 42 (3.02%) LAN
4 42 (3.02%) SAN
5 31 (2.23%) DHCP
6 30 (2.16%) Internet
7 26 (1.87%) TCP/IP
8 23 (1.66%) Intranet
9 20 (1.44%) Wireless
10 19 (1.37%) VPN
11 14 (1.01%) SMTP
12 13 (0.94%) FTP
13 12 (0.86%) NetScreen
13 12 (0.86%) Multicast
14 11 (0.79%) LDAP
14 11 (0.79%) SSL
15 10 (0.72%) VoIP
16 9 (0.65%) NAS
16 9 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (1.80%) Oracle Database
5 24 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (1.58%) Relational Database
7 20 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (1.08%) RDBMS
10 14 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (1.01%) MySQL
11 13 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.72%) DB2
14 9 (0.65%) OLAP
14 9 (0.65%) MS Access
15 8 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
16 6 (0.43%) QlikView
17 5 (0.36%) WebFOCUS
17 5 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (1.37%) Subversion
2 15 (1.08%) Visual Studio
3 11 (0.79%) JIRA
4 7 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (0.43%) Serena SBM
5 6 (0.43%) JUnit
5 6 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (0.36%) Rational Application Developer
6 5 (0.36%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 5 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.29%) MSI
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.14%) jMock
9 2 (0.14%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.14%) Maven
9 2 (0.14%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.14%) Toad
9 2 (0.14%) Eclipse
General
1 525 (37.80%) Finance
2 169 (12.17%) Banking
3 92 (6.62%) Retail
4 89 (6.41%) Telecoms
5 56 (4.03%) Manufacturing
6 43 (3.10%) Legal
7 41 (2.95%) Investment Banking
8 40 (2.88%) Retail Banking
9 21 (1.51%) Back Office
10 19 (1.37%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (1.08%) Publishing
12 13 (0.94%) Marketing
13 9 (0.65%) Law
14 7 (0.50%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.43%) Automotive
15 6 (0.43%) Advertising
15 6 (0.43%) Games
15 6 (0.43%) Front Office
16 3 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 340 (24.48%) Project Manager
2 286 (20.59%) Analyst
3 82 (5.90%) PMO Analyst
4 79 (5.69%) Business Analyst
5 69 (4.97%) Developer
6 54 (3.89%) Consultant
7 52 (3.74%) Support Analyst
8 48 (3.46%) Programme Manager
9 43 (3.10%) PMO Manager
10 42 (3.02%) Change Manager
11 39 (2.81%) Senior Manager
12 36 (2.59%) Administrator
13 34 (2.45%) Applications Support
13 34 (2.45%) Senior Analyst
14 31 (2.23%) Systems Engineer
15 28 (2.02%) Network Engineer
15 28 (2.02%) Applications Support Analyst
16 27 (1.94%) Coordinator
17 26 (1.87%) Senior Project Manager
18 25 (1.80%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.38%) .NET
2 35 (2.52%) Web Services
3 34 (2.45%) J2EE
4 31 (2.23%) ASP.NET
5 25 (1.80%) XML
6 22 (1.58%) HTML
7 20 (1.44%) Middleware
8 17 (1.22%) .NET Framework
9 13 (0.94%) CSS
9 13 (0.94%) WCF
10 12 (0.86%) Spring
10 12 (0.86%) SOAP
10 12 (0.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (0.79%) jQuery
12 10 (0.72%) Ajax
12 10 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
12 10 (0.72%) XSLT
13 9 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (0.65%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 81 (5.83%) Management Information System
2 27 (1.94%) PMI
2 27 (1.94%) Blackberry
3 24 (1.73%) Credit Risk
4 22 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (1.44%) Clustering
6 16 (1.15%) Mainframe
7 13 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (0.86%) CMDB
9 11 (0.79%) NHS
10 9 (0.65%) Market Risk
11 8 (0.58%) FMCG
11 8 (0.58%) Replication
12 7 (0.50%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.50%) GIS
12 7 (0.50%) Statistics
12 7 (0.50%) Data Conversion
12 7 (0.50%) Computer Science
13 6 (0.43%) Ergonomics
13 6 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 186 (13.39%) Windows
2 85 (6.12%) Linux
3 65 (4.68%) UNIX
4 58 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (2.66%) Solaris
7 34 (2.45%) AIX
8 31 (2.23%) Windows 7
9 20 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.86%) HPUX
12 11 (0.79%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.65%) SUSE
14 6 (0.43%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.29%) CentOS
15 4 (0.29%) Android
15 4 (0.29%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.29%) pSOS
15 4 (0.29%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (34.34%) Project Management
2 271 (19.51%) PRINCE2
3 230 (16.56%) Change Management
4 198 (14.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 166 (11.95%) Risk Management
6 157 (11.30%) ITIL
7 126 (9.07%) Programme Management
8 121 (8.71%) Project Planning
9 108 (7.78%) Configuration Management
10 96 (6.91%) Migration
11 71 (5.11%) Service Management
11 71 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 68 (4.90%) Service Delivery
13 66 (4.75%) Resource Management
14 64 (4.61%) Continuous Improvement
15 60 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
15 60 (4.32%) Document Management
16 55 (3.96%) Dependency Management
17 51 (3.67%) CRM
18 46 (3.31%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (10.51%) SQL
2 60 (4.32%) Java
3 59 (4.25%) PowerShell
4 32 (2.30%) VB
5 29 (2.09%) C#
6 26 (1.87%) Shell Script
6 26 (1.87%) JavaScript
6 26 (1.87%) C
7 17 (1.22%) PL/SQL
7 17 (1.22%) Perl
8 12 (0.86%) VB.NET
9 10 (0.72%) VBScript
10 9 (0.65%) T-SQL
11 8 (0.58%) Python
12 7 (0.50%) ActionScript 2.0
12 7 (0.50%) ActionScript
13 6 (0.43%) ABAP
14 4 (0.29%) VBA
14 4 (0.29%) PHP
14 4 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 161 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 111 (7.99%) Degree
3 93 (6.70%) SC Cleared
4 69 (4.97%) PMI Certification
5 65 (4.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 60 (4.32%) PMP
7 52 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 46 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (2.30%) MCSE
10 28 (2.02%) ISEB
11 27 (1.94%) DV Cleared
11 27 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (1.37%) CCNP
14 12 (0.86%) CCNA
15 11 (0.79%) JNCIS
16 10 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 8 (0.58%) MCTS
18 7 (0.50%) APMP
18 7 (0.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (7.20%) QA
2 32 (2.30%) SLA
3 15 (1.08%) P3O
4 14 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.43%) GxP
8 4 (0.29%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.22%) COBIT
10 2 (0.14%) FATCA
11 1 (0.072%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.072%) Basel III
11 1 (0.072%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.072%) EMIR
11 1 (0.072%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.072%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.072%) JTAG
11 1 (0.072%) BS25999
System Software
1 101 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 55 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (3.10%) VMware ESX
4 22 (1.58%) vSphere
5 16 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.15%) ISA Server
6 9 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (0.50%) XenApp
8 6 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.36%) NFS
10 4 (0.29%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.14%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.14%) MetaFrame
12 2 (0.14%) KVM
12 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.14%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 20 (1.44%) SCCM
2 13 (0.94%) MAILsweeper
3 12 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 11 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.72%) Data Guard
5 10 (0.72%) NetBackup
6 9 (0.65%) Tivoli
7 8 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 6 (0.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 5 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (0.36%) SCOM
11 4 (0.29%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.29%) nmon
12 3 (0.22%) Nagios
12 3 (0.22%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (0.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 282 (20.30%) Microsoft
2 117 (8.42%) Oracle
3 94 (6.77%) SAP
4 80 (5.76%) VMware
5 74 (5.33%) HP
6 62 (4.46%) Cisco
7 58 (4.18%) Citrix
8 54 (3.89%) IBM
9 32 (2.30%) Remedy
10 29 (2.09%) F5
11 27 (1.94%) Juniper
12 25 (1.80%) Red Hat
13 23 (1.66%) Symantec
14 22 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
15 20 (1.44%) McAfee
15 20 (1.44%) Informatica
16 19 (1.37%) CheckPoint
16 19 (1.37%) JBoss
17 18 (1.30%) Open Text
17 18 (1.30%) Business Objects
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis IT
Rate: £1 per day + market rate value
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £260 - £310 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £225.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lucas Kennedy
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis IT
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Engineering
Rate: £38 - £42 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: 6 days ago