Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 20 August 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.

Change Control
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 176 172
Rank change year-on-year -18 -4 +8
Contract jobs citing Change Control 63 66 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.90% 1.00% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.12% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 33 52
City of London median daily rate £550 £550 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.79% +2.11%
10th Percentile £356 £322 £326
90th Percentile £700 £675 £588
Central London median daily rate £543 £525 £450
% change year-on-year +3.33% +16.67% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
City of London median hourly rate £22.38 £21.25 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.29% -2.30% +1.16%
10th Percentile £20.63 £17.70 £20.88
90th Percentile £23.50 £21.88 £22.63
Central London median hourly rate £22.38 £21.25 £21.75
% change year-on-year +5.29% -2.30% +1.16%

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 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 6,120 5,879 5,938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.24% 88.94% 87.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,845 4,547 4,777
City of London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.44%
10th Percentile £326 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 55 43
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.54 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.96% +2.70% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.29 £13.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.55 £31.20 £46.31
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% -5.00% -4.76%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in the City of London

Change 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 Change Control in the City of London.

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

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 31 (49.21%) Finance
2 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
4 16 (25.40%) C#
4 16 (25.40%) SQL
5 14 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 14 (22.22%) Front Office
6 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
7 11 (17.46%) Linux
7 11 (17.46%) Back Office
7 11 (17.46%) Banking
7 11 (17.46%) Bash Shell
7 11 (17.46%) Line Management
8 10 (15.87%) AngularJS
8 10 (15.87%) .NET
8 10 (15.87%) Windows
9 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (14.29%) Node.js
9 9 (14.29%) Open Source
9 9 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
9 9 (14.29%) System Testing
9 9 (14.29%) ION MarketView
9 9 (14.29%) ION Trading
9 9 (14.29%) Investment Banking
9 9 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (14.29%) TypeScript
9 9 (14.29%) RxJS
9 9 (14.29%) Defect Management
9 9 (14.29%) Socket.IO

Change 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 5 (7.94%) Confluence
1 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (14.29%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.94%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (6.35%) Trello
4 2 (3.17%) GitHub
4 2 (3.17%) Office 365
4 2 (3.17%) Slack
5 1 (1.59%) IaaS
5 1 (1.59%) PaaS
5 1 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Firewall
2 3 (4.76%) LAN
2 3 (4.76%) WAN
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.17%) Converged Networks
3 2 (3.17%) LTE
3 2 (3.17%) SAN
3 2 (3.17%) Skype
3 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.59%) DHCP
4 1 (1.59%) DMZ
4 1 (1.59%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.59%) FTP
4 1 (1.59%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.59%) MPLS
4 1 (1.59%) OSPF
4 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (7.94%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.17%) VLDB
5 1 (1.59%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.59%) MySQL
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) Spatial Data
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) JIRA
2 4 (6.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 31 (49.21%) Finance
2 14 (22.22%) Front Office
3 11 (17.46%) Back Office
3 11 (17.46%) Banking
4 9 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.76%) Legal
6 2 (3.17%) Law
7 1 (1.59%) Military
7 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Developer
2 16 (25.40%) Project Manager
3 10 (15.87%) C# Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (7.94%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Front Office Developer
6 4 (6.35%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) DBA
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.17%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) .NET
1 10 (15.87%) AngularJS
2 9 (14.29%) Node.js
2 9 (14.29%) RxJS
2 9 (14.29%) Socket.IO
3 6 (9.52%) WCF
4 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.94%) Kendo UI
4 5 (7.94%) WF
5 2 (3.17%) XML
5 2 (3.17%) XSD
5 2 (3.17%) XSLT
6 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.59%) COM
6 1 (1.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Credit Risk
2 6 (9.52%) Market Risk
2 6 (9.52%) User Experience
3 5 (7.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (7.94%) Grid Computing
4 4 (6.35%) Blackberry
4 4 (6.35%) Fixed Income
4 4 (6.35%) iPhone
5 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.17%) PMI
7 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.59%) EPoS
7 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.59%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.59%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Linux
2 10 (15.87%) Windows
3 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Unix
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 11 (17.46%) Line Management
4 9 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 9 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
4 9 (14.29%) Open Source
4 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (14.29%) System Testing
4 9 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (12.70%) Deployment Automation
5 8 (12.70%) Front End Development
5 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
5 8 (12.70%) Workflow
6 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 7 (11.11%) Monte Carlo Method
6 7 (11.11%) Project Management
7 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.52%) Migration
7 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 6 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) C#
1 16 (25.40%) SQL
2 11 (17.46%) Bash Shell
3 9 (14.29%) TypeScript
4 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.94%) R
7 4 (6.35%) Java
7 4 (6.35%) Python
8 2 (3.17%) Korn
8 2 (3.17%) Perl
8 2 (3.17%) VBScript
9 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) CCIE
3 2 (3.17%) CCNA
3 2 (3.17%) MCSE
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.59%) CCNP
4 1 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) MCSA
4 1 (1.59%) OCP
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) PMO
2 2 (3.17%) GDPR
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.17%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.59%) XenApp
3 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Ansible
1 2 (3.17%) Data Guard
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.59%) Control-M
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) ION Trading
3 7 (11.11%) Citrix
4 6 (9.52%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.76%) Cisco
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle
5 3 (4.76%) Symantec
5 3 (4.76%) VMware
6 2 (3.17%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.17%) Remedy
6 2 (3.17%) Sun
7 1 (1.59%) Axway
7 1 (1.59%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.59%) BT
7 1 (1.59%) Intapp
7 1 (1.59%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.59%) Workday
7 1 (1.59%) Xerox