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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 189 173 190
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs citing Change Control 665 639 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.22% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.64% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 342 347
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 £250 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 17
Average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £13.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £40.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £24.25 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+45.61% -14.35%

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
42997 38902 39217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.17% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 24141 22845
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1190 1157 1447
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 611 £400 +5.26% 163
London -12 260 £433 +1.76% 65
South East 0 109 £388 +7.63% 29
South West +5 73 £413 +17.83% 7
City of London -11 53 £445 -6.31% 26
North West -9 46 £350 +9.37% 15
Scotland -7 34 £363 +6.61% 5
West Midlands -23 34 £288 -17.85% 9
East Midlands +19 31 £425 +21.42% 5
Wiltshire +11 29 £420 +19.82% 2
Manchester +11 29 £325 +0.77% 10
Berkshire +22 27 £265 -24.28% 6
Surrey 0 24 £500 +77.77% 5
Yorkshire -26 23 £316 -20.13% 19
Swindon +7 19 £413 +17.83% 2
Edinburgh -3 19 £375 +17.18% 3
East of England -29 19 £400 +14.28% 11
Nottinghamshire +19 18 £440 +33.33% 2
Nottingham +22 17 £445 +34.84% 2
Hampshire -17 17 £275 -27.15% 11
Buckinghamshire 0 16 £388 -6.62% 1
Bristol -14 16 £375 -5.30% 4
West Yorkshire -33 16 £350 -11.61% 13
Wales -14 14 £325 +6.12% 5
North East -28 14 £217 -51.88% 1
Staines +9 12 £475 -
Somerset -2 12 £424 +45.20%
South Wales -5 12 £325 +6.12% 3
Leeds -12 12 £331 -17.29% 5
Cardiff +4 11 £325 +36.84% 1

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 399 (30.27%) Finance
2 376 (28.53%) Project Management
3 264 (20.03%) PRINCE2
4 254 (19.27%) Microsoft
5 176 (13.35%) Change Management
6 174 (13.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 172 (13.05%) Risk Management
8 171 (12.97%) Security Cleared
9 169 (12.82%) ITIL
10 166 (12.59%) MS Excel
11 164 (12.44%) Programme Management
12 160 (12.14%) Windows
13 139 (10.55%) Banking
14 134 (10.17%) MS Office
15 133 (10.09%) MS Project
16 124 (9.41%) Configuration Management
17 122 (9.26%) Firewall
17 122 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
18 121 (9.18%) SQL
19 120 (9.10%) Cisco
20 118 (8.95%) Oracle
20 118 (8.95%) Migration
20 118 (8.95%) SC Cleared
20 118 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
21 98 (7.44%) Degree
22 97 (7.36%) UNIX
23 94 (7.13%) SQL Server
24 91 (6.90%) SharePoint
25 89 (6.75%) Management Information System
26 84 (6.37%) Project Planning

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 91 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.20%) IIS
3 24 (1.82%) MS Exchange
4 23 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 22 (1.67%) SAS
6 19 (1.44%) Apache
6 19 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (0.76%) CMS
10 10 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (0.76%) JBoss
11 9 (0.68%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (0.68%) Lync
11 9 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.61%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 166 (12.59%) MS Excel
2 134 (10.17%) MS Office
3 133 (10.09%) MS Project
4 58 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 54 (4.10%) MS Visio
6 27 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.46%) Open Workbench
8 5 (0.38%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.30%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.076%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.076%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.076%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (0.99%) assyst
2 9 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.30%) CA Clarity
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.30%) Maximo
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.15%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.15%) Agresso
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.15%) Summit
7 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.61%) SaaS
2 5 (0.38%) Office 365
3 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.23%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.15%) Force.com
5 1 (0.076%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.076%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.076%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.076%) Route 53
5 1 (0.076%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (9.26%) Firewall
2 65 (4.93%) WAN
3 60 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 49 (3.72%) SAN
5 48 (3.64%) Internet
6 45 (3.41%) Network Security
7 44 (3.34%) LAN
8 36 (2.73%) Wireless
9 31 (2.35%) DNS
10 28 (2.12%) NAS
11 21 (1.59%) Intranet
11 21 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (1.44%) HTTP
13 18 (1.37%) VPN
14 14 (1.06%) DHCP
14 14 (1.06%) Nortel Contivity
14 14 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (1.06%) Multicast
15 13 (0.99%) iSCSI
16 12 (0.91%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (7.13%) SQL Server
2 52 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
5 21 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 20 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.14%) Base SAS
7 15 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 14 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (1.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 14 (1.06%) MySQL
9 12 (0.91%) MS Access
10 10 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (0.68%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.61%) DB2
13 6 (0.46%) DTS
13 6 (0.46%) Ingres
13 6 (0.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (1.21%) JIRA
2 15 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
4 12 (0.91%) Subversion
5 7 (0.53%) Eclipse
5 7 (0.53%) Serena SBM
6 6 (0.46%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (0.38%) PHPUnit
7 5 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.30%) QUnit
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.30%) Ant
9 3 (0.23%) JUnit
9 3 (0.23%) PowerDesigner
9 3 (0.23%) Toad
9 3 (0.23%) Maven
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.15%) Selenium
10 2 (0.15%) FitNesse
General
1 399 (30.27%) Finance
2 139 (10.55%) Banking
3 65 (4.93%) Retail
4 63 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 53 (4.02%) Investment Banking
6 28 (2.12%) Legal
7 25 (1.90%) Law
7 25 (1.90%) Retail Banking
8 22 (1.67%) Back Office
9 21 (1.59%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.52%) Marketing
11 19 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (1.21%) Military
13 15 (1.14%) Financial Institution
13 15 (1.14%) Front Office
14 12 (0.91%) Publishing
15 11 (0.83%) Automotive
16 8 (0.61%) Billing
17 6 (0.46%) German Language
18 5 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 281 (21.32%) Project Manager
2 245 (18.59%) Analyst
3 78 (5.92%) Developer
4 75 (5.69%) Programme Manager
5 69 (5.24%) Senior Manager
6 64 (4.86%) Business Analyst
7 59 (4.48%) PMO Analyst
8 56 (4.25%) Senior Project Manager
9 54 (4.10%) Network Engineer
10 52 (3.95%) Consultant
11 46 (3.49%) Support Analyst
12 33 (2.50%) Architect
13 32 (2.43%) Coordinator
14 31 (2.35%) PMO Manager
15 30 (2.28%) Applications Support
16 28 (2.12%) IT Project Manager
16 28 (2.12%) PMO Lead
17 27 (2.05%) Administrator
18 25 (1.90%) Change Manager
19 21 (1.59%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.96%) .NET
2 30 (2.28%) HTML
3 29 (2.20%) XML
4 26 (1.97%) Web Services
5 25 (1.90%) Middleware
6 24 (1.82%) CSS
7 17 (1.29%) jQuery
8 13 (0.99%) J2EE
8 13 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
9 12 (0.91%) ASP.NET
9 12 (0.91%) Spring
10 11 (0.83%) .NET Framework
11 10 (0.76%) XSLT
12 9 (0.68%) Django
13 8 (0.61%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 8 (0.61%) JSP
13 8 (0.61%) Hibernate
14 7 (0.53%) JMS
15 6 (0.46%) SOAP
15 6 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 118 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (6.75%) Management Information System
3 29 (2.20%) Clustering
4 23 (1.75%) PMI
5 18 (1.37%) Blackberry
6 14 (1.06%) NHS
6 14 (1.06%) N-Tier
6 14 (1.06%) Statistics
6 14 (1.06%) Mathematics
7 12 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
7 12 (0.91%) Derivative
7 12 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (0.83%) Credit Risk
8 11 (0.83%) Computer Science
8 11 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (0.76%) Replication
9 10 (0.76%) Data Extraction
9 10 (0.76%) User Experience
10 9 (0.68%) Data Structures
10 9 (0.68%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 160 (12.14%) Windows
2 97 (7.36%) UNIX
3 74 (5.61%) Linux
4 51 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (2.50%) Solaris
7 25 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (1.59%) Windows 7
9 21 (1.59%) AIX
10 7 (0.53%) HPUX
11 6 (0.46%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.38%) VMS
12 5 (0.38%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.23%) CentOS
14 2 (0.15%) zOS
14 2 (0.15%) pSOS
15 1 (0.076%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.076%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.076%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (28.53%) Project Management
2 264 (20.03%) PRINCE2
3 176 (13.35%) Change Management
4 174 (13.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 172 (13.05%) Risk Management
6 169 (12.82%) ITIL
7 164 (12.44%) Programme Management
8 124 (9.41%) Configuration Management
9 122 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
10 118 (8.95%) Migration
11 84 (6.37%) Project Planning
12 77 (5.84%) Service Delivery
13 70 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 66 (5.01%) Dependency Management
15 58 (4.40%) Service Management
16 53 (4.02%) ERP
17 48 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
17 48 (3.64%) Resource Management
17 48 (3.64%) Mentoring
18 44 (3.34%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (9.18%) SQL
2 78 (5.92%) Java
3 32 (2.43%) C
4 31 (2.35%) JavaScript
5 23 (1.75%) Perl
6 21 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 20 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 18 (1.37%) C#
8 18 (1.37%) Python
9 15 (1.14%) C++
9 15 (1.14%) Korn
10 14 (1.06%) VBA
11 13 (0.99%) T-SQL
11 13 (0.99%) VB
12 12 (0.91%) Bash Shell
13 11 (0.83%) PHP
13 11 (0.83%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.38%) VBScript
14 5 (0.38%) Ada
14 5 (0.38%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 171 (12.97%) Security Cleared
2 118 (8.95%) SC Cleared
3 98 (7.44%) Degree
4 66 (5.01%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (3.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 47 (3.57%) CCNP
6 47 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 45 (3.41%) PMI Certification
8 38 (2.88%) CCNA
9 37 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 34 (2.58%) CISSP
11 32 (2.43%) PMP
11 32 (2.43%) MCSE
12 20 (1.52%) CCIE
13 16 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (1.21%) GIAC
13 16 (1.21%) CEH
13 16 (1.21%) DV Cleared
14 12 (0.91%) JNCIS
14 12 (0.91%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.46%) QA
2 50 (3.79%) SLA
3 32 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (1.06%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.91%) COBIT
7 10 (0.76%) P3O
8 8 (0.61%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.23%) GMP
10 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.076%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.076%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.076%) GAMP
11 1 (0.076%) GxP
11 1 (0.076%) Basel II
System Software
1 70 (5.31%) Active Directory
2 46 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.52%) VMware ESX
4 18 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (1.29%) ProxySG
6 16 (1.21%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.91%) NFS
7 12 (0.91%) Terminal Services
8 11 (0.83%) vSphere
9 9 (0.68%) ACF2
10 8 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (0.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 8 (0.61%) RACF
11 6 (0.46%) XenApp
12 5 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (0.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 4 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.30%) Firmware
14 2 (0.15%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.15%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (1.14%) SCCM
2 13 (0.99%) NetBackup
3 9 (0.68%) Puppet
4 8 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (0.53%) Tivoli
5 7 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
6 6 (0.46%) Nagios
6 6 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (0.46%) SCOM
7 5 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.30%) HP NNM
8 4 (0.30%) OpenView
8 4 (0.30%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (0.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 4 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.30%) nmon
9 3 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.23%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 254 (19.27%) Microsoft
2 120 (9.10%) Cisco
3 118 (8.95%) Oracle
4 82 (6.22%) VMware
5 81 (6.15%) SAP
5 81 (6.15%) HP
6 78 (5.92%) CheckPoint
7 51 (3.87%) Citrix
8 35 (2.66%) IBM
9 33 (2.50%) Juniper
10 30 (2.28%) F5
11 27 (2.05%) Red Hat
11 27 (2.05%) Blue Coat
12 24 (1.82%) Business Objects
13 21 (1.59%) Nortel
14 19 (1.44%) Remedy
15 18 (1.37%) McAfee
15 18 (1.37%) Avaya
16 17 (1.29%) NetApp
17 16 (1.21%) EMC
London
TK Maxx
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £250 - 450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £375 - £451 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £60,000 - 64,999 per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Epsilium Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £350 - 372 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £700 - 725 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Powys
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £390 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Advantage XPO
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago