Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 140 237 235
Rank change year-on-year +97 -2 -39
Contract jobs citing Change Control 27 40 63
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.75% 0.48% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.54% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 51
Median daily rate £475 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £170 £400 £313
90th Percentile £760 £650 £700
London median daily rate £525 £490 £498
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.51% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £27.82 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.41% -
London median hourly rate £41.25 £30.34 £21.50
% change year-on-year +35.98% +41.09% -52.84%

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 3,147 7,468 8,061
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 86.93% 89.94% 88.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,207 5,710 6,269
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £326 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 72 118
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.57 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.13% +2.86% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.25 £55.76 £45.30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% - -

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Change Control as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Change Control in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Change Control in Central London

Change Control
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Change Control in Central London over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Change Control in Central London

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Change Control in Central London.

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 4 June 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 +72 22 £463 -7.50% 2
West End of London - 2 - -
City of Westminster +34 1 - -
Camden - 1 - -
Change Control
London

For the 6 months to 4 June 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 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 6 (22.22%) Citrix
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
5 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
5 5 (18.52%) Office 365
5 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.81%) Public Sector
6 4 (14.81%) Project Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco
7 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 3 (11.11%) System Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) VMware
7 3 (11.11%) Banking
7 3 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 3 (11.11%) PMO

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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.70%) GCP
3 1 (3.70%) Power Platform
3 1 (3.70%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
1 2 (7.41%) Skype
2 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) Spatial Data
3 1 (3.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Public Sector
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Front Office
4 2 (7.41%) Law
5 1 (3.70%) Billing
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Analyst
1 4 (14.81%) Developer
1 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Support
1 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Portfolio Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Change Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Programme Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Portfolio Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Change Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Programme Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) BYOD
3 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.41%) SWIFT
3 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.70%) PMI
4 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.41%) Android
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.81%) Project Delivery
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.11%) Product Management
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (11.11%) System Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
5 2 (7.41%) Data Strategy
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) PMO
2 2 (7.41%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.70%) Docker
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
1 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Citrix
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Apple
4 2 (7.41%) Bloomberg
4 2 (7.41%) CommVault
4 2 (7.41%) Dell
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) MobileIron
4 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
4 2 (7.41%) Sophos
5 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.70%) Cognos
5 1 (3.70%) F5
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Informatica
5 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.70%) Tableau