Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Budget Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Budget Control over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 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.

Budget Control
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 229 231
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +56
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 13 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.033% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.037% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
City of London median daily rate £450 £538 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.28% +259.53% -77.85%
10th Percentile £257 £346 £149
90th Percentile £559 £739 £150
Central London median daily rate £450 £300 £150
% change year-on-year +50.00% +100.67% -77.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Budget 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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,238 5,346 5,772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.81% 87.03% 86.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,966 4,249 4,616
City of London median daily rate £504 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £293
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 51 59
City of London median hourly rate £19.10 £20.75 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.95% -1.80% +10.43%
10th Percentile £11.63 £13.74 £11.93
90th Percentile £41.65 £55.00 £51.90
Central London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.21 £21.13
% change year-on-year +2.67% -4.35% +17.39%

Budget Control
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Budget Control as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Budget Control in the City of London

Budget Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Budget Control in the City of London

Budget Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Budget Control in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Budget Control in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Budget 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 City of London region with a requirement for Budget Control.

1 9 (69.23%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Sophos
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) NetBackup
3 6 (46.15%) Backup Exec
3 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
3 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) MCSE
3 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
3 6 (46.15%) SLA
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) CCNA
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 6 (46.15%) MCP
3 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 6 (46.15%) Office 365
3 6 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (46.15%) Change Control
3 6 (46.15%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (46.15%) Software Licensing
3 6 (46.15%) People Management
3 6 (46.15%) Mimecast

Budget Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (46.15%) Mimecast
1 6 (46.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Procurement Advisor
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (46.15%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (46.15%) Change Control
2 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) People Management
2 6 (46.15%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
2 6 (46.15%) Software Licensing
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Error Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.69%) Market Research
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CCNA
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
1 6 (46.15%) MCP
1 6 (46.15%) MCSE
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) GISP
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) GDPR
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Backup Exec
1 6 (46.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) Sophos
1 6 (46.15%) Veeam
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow