Period
to 26 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Change Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Change Control over the 6 months to 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Change Control
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 177 216 216
Rank change year-on-year +39 0 -14
Contract jobs citing Change Control 44 73 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.75% 0.81% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.91% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 55 57
Central London median daily rate £425 £538 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.93% +18.01% -8.91%
10th Percentile £184 £390 £313
90th Percentile £624 £730 £600
London median daily rate £480 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -8.57% +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Central London median hourly rate - £23.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.34% -17.74%
London median hourly rate £48.75 £24.59 £14.04
% change year-on-year +98.29% +75.17% -69.68%

Change Control is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,170 8,020 7,964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 87.70% 89.26% 89.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,833 6,113 6,212
Central London median daily rate £510 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.92% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
London median daily rate £513 £513 £500
% change year-on-year - +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 79 95
Central London median hourly rate £22.62 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.09% -4.76% +3.91%
10th Percentile £13.85 £13.00 £11.81
90th Percentile £51.35 £41.25 £47.35
London median hourly rate £27.25 £24.55 £23.00
% change year-on-year +11.00% +6.74% -8.00%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Change Control as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in Central London

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Change Control in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in Central London

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in Central London over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in Central London

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in Central London

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 26 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +31 34 £425 -24.94% 8
West End of London - 3 - -
Camden - 2 - -
City of Westminster +3 1 - -
Change Control
London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
4 16 (36.36%) Windows
5 11 (25.00%) Office 365
6 10 (22.73%) Azure
6 10 (22.73%) SQL
6 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
6 10 (22.73%) Migration
7 9 (20.45%) Citrix
7 9 (20.45%) ERP
8 8 (18.18%) AWS
9 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
9 7 (15.91%) VMware
9 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
9 7 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (13.64%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (13.64%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (13.64%) Project Management
10 6 (13.64%) Oracle
10 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (13.64%) DevOps
10 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
11 5 (11.36%) Kanban
11 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
11 5 (11.36%) ITIL
11 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
11 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
12 4 (9.09%) .NET

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.55%) Ethereum
3 2 (4.55%) Hyperledger
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.27%) Confluence
4 1 (2.27%) JBoss
4 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.55%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (4.55%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (4.55%) HFM
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (4.55%) R3 Corda
3 1 (2.27%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Office 365
2 10 (22.73%) Azure
3 8 (18.18%) AWS
4 6 (13.64%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (9.09%) Power Platform
5 4 (9.09%) PowerApps
6 3 (6.82%) Mimecast
6 3 (6.82%) OpenShift
7 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (4.55%) IaaS
7 2 (4.55%) PaaS
7 2 (4.55%) SaaS
8 1 (2.27%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.82%) WAN
2 2 (4.55%) DNS
2 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) LAN
2 2 (4.55%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 2 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.27%) Skype
3 1 (2.27%) VLAN
3 1 (2.27%) Wireless
3 1 (2.27%) Wireless Security
3 1 (2.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Power BI
3 2 (4.55%) Blockchain
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) Spatial Data
4 1 (2.27%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) RSpec
3 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Developer
1 9 (20.45%) Project Manager
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Blockchain Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Change Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) MDX
2 2 (4.55%) Middleware
2 2 (4.55%) Qt
2 2 (4.55%) REST
2 2 (4.55%) RESTful
2 2 (4.55%) STL
2 2 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.27%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) SWIFT
2 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) BYOD
3 1 (2.27%) iPhone
3 1 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.27%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.27%) Shadow IT
3 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Android
4 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.27%) Unix
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) Migration
3 9 (20.45%) ERP
4 7 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (13.64%) DevOps
5 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 6 (13.64%) Project Management
6 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.36%) ITIL
6 5 (11.36%) Kanban
6 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
7 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (9.09%) Open Source
7 4 (9.09%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.82%) Project Delivery
8 3 (6.82%) Resource Management
8 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.09%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) Java
5 2 (4.55%) C++
5 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) R
6 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.55%) QA
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (2.27%) Docker
3 1 (2.27%) Firmware
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Ansible
1 3 (6.82%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) Terraform
3 1 (2.27%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) Packer
3 1 (2.27%) QRadar
3 1 (2.27%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.45%) Citrix
3 7 (15.91%) VMware
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco
6 2 (4.55%) Bloomberg
6 2 (4.55%) CommVault
6 2 (4.55%) Hyperion
6 2 (4.55%) Sophos
7 1 (2.27%) Apple
7 1 (2.27%) Dell
7 1 (2.27%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.27%) Google
7 1 (2.27%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) McAfee
7 1 (2.27%) NEC
7 1 (2.27%) Qualys
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.27%) Remedy
7 1 (2.27%) Symantec