The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Control
Rank 187 181 188
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Change Control 733 730 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.38% 1.30% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.64% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 454 376
Median daily rate £363 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.22% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £547 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £371
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 22
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £23.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +27.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £21.21 £20.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £47.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%

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
43607 44569 42344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.56% 78.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29001 28695 26629
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1203 1227
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Change Control as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 653 £375 -3.22% 123
London -27 226 £468 +16.87% 46
South East +1 135 £335 -18.29% 23
North East -9 80 £300 +6.57% 3
Tyne and Wear -25 59 £304 +8.09% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -30 58 £300 +6.76% 2
East of England +29 49 £325 +15.55% 14
West Midlands -14 47 £375 +7.14% 3
Hampshire +5 45 £335 +3.07% 2
Scotland -25 44 £318 +2.41% 1
South West +4 42 £375 -8.86% 8
City of London +9 41 £413 -2.94% 17
Berkshire +6 41 £313 -21.87% 8
North West -11 36 £413 +17.85% 14
Yorkshire +3 27 £400 -3.03% 7
West Yorkshire -6 20 £330 -24.57% 3
Durham +19 19 £300 - 1
Erskine -36 19 £315 +1.61%
Renfrewshire -39 19 £315 +1.61%
Essex +15 18 £300 -14.28% 3
Wales +27 17 £288 -28.12% 1
Gloucestershire +6 17 £425 -4.49%
Manchester -9 17 £400 +23.07% 8
South Wales +25 16 £288 -26.98% 1
Bracknell +8 15 £313 +66.66% 1
Surrey -16 15 £395 -14.70% 3
West Sussex -7 14 £383 -17.29% 1
Cardiff +14 13 £275 -15.38%
Birmingham -7 13 £385 +20.31% 1
Leeds -9 13 £330 -24.57% 1

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Change Control.

1 463 (32.95%) Project Management
1 463 (32.95%) Finance
2 285 (20.28%) Security Cleared
3 279 (19.86%) Microsoft
4 248 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 239 (17.01%) ITIL
6 209 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
7 201 (14.31%) Windows
8 199 (14.16%) SC Cleared
9 196 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 154 (10.96%) MS Project
11 152 (10.82%) MS Excel
12 151 (10.75%) Configuration Management
13 147 (10.46%) Change Management
14 144 (10.25%) Risk Management
15 140 (9.96%) SQL
16 134 (9.54%) Linux
17 132 (9.40%) Management Information System
18 125 (8.90%) Firewall
19 124 (8.83%) Active Directory
20 119 (8.47%) Degree
21 118 (8.40%) HP
22 117 (8.33%) SharePoint
23 114 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
24 113 (8.04%) Oracle
25 105 (7.47%) SQL Server
25 105 (7.47%) Cisco
26 104 (7.40%) Migration
27 102 (7.26%) Programme Management
28 100 (7.12%) MS Office

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 117 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 51 (3.63%) IIS
3 41 (2.92%) MS Exchange
4 37 (2.63%) Apache
5 29 (2.06%) JBoss
6 17 (1.21%) IBM Notes
6 17 (1.21%) Tomcat
6 17 (1.21%) WebSphere
7 16 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 14 (1.00%) WebLogic
9 12 (0.85%) CMS
9 12 (0.85%) Skype for Business
10 11 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (0.71%) Moodle
12 9 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (0.57%) SAS
14 7 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 154 (10.96%) MS Project
2 152 (10.82%) MS Excel
3 100 (7.12%) MS Office
4 59 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 45 (3.20%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.50%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.36%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.28%) Open Workbench
9 4 (0.28%) SPSS
10 3 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 16 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.64%) CA PPM
4 8 (0.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 7 (0.50%) RMDS
5 7 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.28%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.21%) assyst
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.21%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.21%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.21%) SAP R/3
10 2 (0.14%) Cognos Controller
10 2 (0.14%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.14%) Primavera
10 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.99%) Office 365
2 18 (1.28%) SaaS
3 11 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.50%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.21%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.14%) IaaS
7 2 (0.14%) PaaS
7 2 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.14%) Yammer
8 1 (0.071%) Force.com
8 1 (0.071%) GitHub
8 1 (0.071%) Google Play
8 1 (0.071%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.071%) iTunes
8 1 (0.071%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 125 (8.90%) Firewall
2 94 (6.69%) SAN
3 68 (4.84%) DNS
4 62 (4.41%) LAN
5 61 (4.34%) WAN
6 56 (3.99%) Internet
7 52 (3.70%) TCP/IP
8 50 (3.56%) SSL
9 49 (3.49%) DHCP
10 48 (3.42%) Network Security
11 36 (2.56%) BGP
12 33 (2.35%) VPN
12 33 (2.35%) Wireless
13 27 (1.92%) LDAP
14 26 (1.85%) Intranet
14 26 (1.85%) IPsec
15 25 (1.78%) OSPF
16 23 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
17 22 (1.57%) NAS
18 20 (1.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.21%) Relational Database
3 29 (2.06%) MySQL
4 26 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 25 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
9 15 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (1.07%) RDBMS
10 14 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (0.93%) MS Access
12 10 (0.71%) NoSQL
12 10 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (0.64%) DB2
13 9 (0.64%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.50%) EDRMS
14 7 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 40 (2.85%) JIRA
2 36 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 31 (2.21%) Git (software)
4 28 (1.99%) Subversion
5 13 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (0.93%) JUnit
5 13 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (0.85%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.78%) Maven
8 10 (0.71%) Cucumber
8 10 (0.71%) Selenium
9 9 (0.64%) Gradle
10 8 (0.57%) Ant
10 8 (0.57%) Artifactory
11 6 (0.43%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
12 5 (0.36%) Checkstyle
12 5 (0.36%) FindBugs
12 5 (0.36%) StarTeam
13 4 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
General
1 463 (32.95%) Finance
2 99 (7.05%) Banking
3 76 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 40 (2.85%) Manufacturing
5 29 (2.06%) Retail
6 25 (1.78%) Automotive
7 24 (1.71%) Law
8 21 (1.49%) Legal
9 20 (1.42%) Marketing
10 19 (1.35%) Financial Institution
11 17 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.93%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.78%) Billing
13 11 (0.78%) Electronics
14 9 (0.64%) Front Office
15 6 (0.43%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.36%) Military
17 4 (0.28%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.28%) Games
18 3 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 295 (21.00%) Project Manager
2 228 (16.23%) Analyst
3 101 (7.19%) Developer
4 80 (5.69%) PMO Analyst
5 62 (4.41%) Network Engineer
6 59 (4.20%) Administrator
7 55 (3.91%) IT Manager
8 52 (3.70%) Consultant
9 43 (3.06%) IT Project Manager
10 42 (2.99%) Senior Manager
11 41 (2.92%) Service Analyst
12 40 (2.85%) Programme Manager
13 39 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
14 38 (2.70%) Coordinator
15 35 (2.49%) Business Analyst
15 35 (2.49%) Infrastructure Manager
16 32 (2.28%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 30 (2.14%) Delivery Manager
18 28 (1.99%) Change Manager
18 28 (1.99%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (3.56%) .NET
2 33 (2.35%) XML
3 32 (2.28%) HTML
3 32 (2.28%) jQuery
4 30 (2.14%) CSS
5 20 (1.42%) .NET Framework
5 20 (1.42%) Classic ASP
6 19 (1.35%) DCOM
7 13 (0.93%) 802.1X
7 13 (0.93%) HTML5
7 13 (0.93%) Software Packaging
7 13 (0.93%) Spring
8 12 (0.85%) Hibernate
8 12 (0.85%) WPF
8 12 (0.85%) XHTML
9 11 (0.78%) CSS3
10 10 (0.71%) ASP.NET
10 10 (0.71%) Web Services
10 10 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
11 9 (0.64%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 132 (9.40%) Management Information System
2 114 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (6.76%) Data Centre
4 61 (4.34%) PMI
5 38 (2.70%) Clustering
6 35 (2.49%) Computer Science
7 21 (1.49%) NHS
8 17 (1.21%) PKI
8 17 (1.21%) Virtual Team
9 16 (1.14%) CMDB
10 15 (1.07%) Private Cloud
11 13 (0.93%) Mainframe
11 13 (0.93%) Replication
12 12 (0.85%) Blackberry
12 12 (0.85%) User Experience
13 11 (0.78%) Driving Licence
13 11 (0.78%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.71%) Data Integration
14 10 (0.71%) DataPower
15 9 (0.64%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 201 (14.31%) Windows
2 134 (9.54%) Linux
3 100 (7.12%) Unix
4 75 (5.34%) Windows Server
5 62 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 46 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (1.78%) Solaris
10 22 (1.57%) Windows 7
11 18 (1.28%) Windows XP
12 17 (1.21%) AIX
13 12 (0.85%) CentOS
13 12 (0.85%) Mac OS X
14 11 (0.78%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.57%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.57%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.28%) VMS
17 3 (0.21%) MVS
17 3 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (32.95%) Project Management
2 248 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 239 (17.01%) ITIL
4 209 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
5 196 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 151 (10.75%) Configuration Management
7 147 (10.46%) Change Management
8 144 (10.25%) Risk Management
9 104 (7.40%) Migration
10 102 (7.26%) Programme Management
11 89 (6.33%) Service Management
12 82 (5.84%) Waterfall
13 76 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 76 (5.41%) Service Delivery
14 71 (5.05%) Scrum
15 68 (4.84%) Project Planning
16 66 (4.70%) Quality Management
17 64 (4.56%) SDLC
18 63 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
19 61 (4.34%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (9.96%) SQL
2 58 (4.13%) C
2 58 (4.13%) Java
3 49 (3.49%) PL/SQL
4 40 (2.85%) JavaScript
5 39 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 38 (2.70%) C#
6 38 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 37 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 35 (2.49%) VB
9 32 (2.28%) Python
10 28 (1.99%) Perl
11 20 (1.42%) PHP
11 20 (1.42%) VB6
11 20 (1.42%) VBA
12 9 (0.64%) C++
13 8 (0.57%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.50%) Ruby
15 5 (0.36%) COBOL
15 5 (0.36%) Korn
Qualifications
1 285 (20.28%) Security Cleared
2 199 (14.16%) SC Cleared
3 119 (8.47%) Degree
4 91 (6.48%) PMI Certification
5 60 (4.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 55 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (3.91%) PMP
7 42 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (2.92%) DV Cleared
9 32 (2.28%) CCNP
10 31 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
11 27 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 25 (1.78%) CCNA
13 21 (1.49%) MCSE
14 18 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
15 16 (1.14%) CISSP
16 11 (0.78%) APMP
16 11 (0.78%) ISEB
17 10 (0.71%) MCP
18 9 (0.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.98%) QA
2 50 (3.56%) SLA
3 26 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
5 18 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.93%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.78%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 7 (0.50%) GPG13
9 6 (0.43%) GxP
10 5 (0.36%) GMP
10 5 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (0.28%) JSP 440
12 3 (0.21%) COBIT
12 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.21%) WAI
12 3 (0.21%) WCAG
13 2 (0.14%) DO-178B
13 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.14%) P3O
System Software
1 124 (8.83%) Active Directory
2 36 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (2.21%) vSphere
4 16 (1.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 16 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (1.00%) iptables
6 12 (0.85%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.78%) Postfix
7 11 (0.78%) Sendmail
7 11 (0.78%) VMware ESX
8 10 (0.71%) StorNext
9 9 (0.64%) KVM
9 9 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.64%) Xsan
10 8 (0.57%) Firmware
10 8 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (0.57%) Time Sharing Option
11 6 (0.43%) BitLocker
11 6 (0.43%) GPFS
11 6 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 39 (2.78%) Puppet
2 33 (2.35%) SCCM
3 28 (1.99%) Nagios
4 19 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
6 15 (1.07%) NetBackup
7 13 (0.93%) Data Guard
8 12 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
9 10 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
9 10 (0.71%) SCOM
10 9 (0.64%) Cobbler
10 9 (0.64%) EMC VPLEX
10 9 (0.64%) OSSEC
10 9 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
11 7 (0.50%) Ansible
11 7 (0.50%) Cacti
11 7 (0.50%) SmokePing
11 7 (0.50%) WSUS
12 6 (0.43%) DameWare
12 6 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 279 (19.86%) Microsoft
2 118 (8.40%) HP
3 113 (8.04%) Oracle
4 105 (7.47%) Cisco
5 82 (5.84%) VMware
6 62 (4.41%) CheckPoint
7 59 (4.20%) Red Hat
8 48 (3.42%) SAP
9 42 (2.99%) Juniper
10 40 (2.85%) Remedy
11 39 (2.78%) Citrix
12 36 (2.56%) F5
13 35 (2.49%) SolarWinds
14 30 (2.14%) IBM
15 27 (1.92%) EMC
16 26 (1.85%) Palo Alto
16 26 (1.85%) ServiceNow
17 21 (1.49%) BMC
18 19 (1.35%) Adobe
18 19 (1.35%) CA
London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Rate: £500 per day + rolling
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood
Ciber UK
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Revolution Technology
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £25 to £27 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago