Period
to 21 February 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 21 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.

Change Control
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 178 176
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2 +29
Contract jobs citing Change Control 63 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.89% 0.84% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.97% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 34 36
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.47% +7.50%
10th Percentile £324 £354 £316
90th Percentile £638 £626 £544
Central London median daily rate £475 £488 £425
% change year-on-year -2.56% +14.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
City of London median hourly rate £17.89 £21.75 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.74% -5.43% +3.37%
10th Percentile £14.07 £20.88 £20.30
90th Percentile £21.84 £22.63 £25.40
Central London median hourly rate £17.89 £21.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year -17.74% -5.43% -

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 6,233 5,365 5,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.81% 87.00% 86.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,966 4,270 4,573
City of London median daily rate £505 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +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 52 59
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.63 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.33% -2.39% +9.38%
10th Percentile £11.63 £13.74 £11.93
90th Percentile £41.65 £55.00 £51.90
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.92 £21.13
% change year-on-year +1.66% -5.73% +17.39%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 36 (57.14%) Finance
2 17 (26.98%) Windows
3 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
4 14 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 14 (22.22%) VMware
5 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (19.05%) Degree
5 12 (19.05%) Cisco
5 12 (19.05%) ITIL
5 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (19.05%) PMO
6 11 (17.46%) Windows Server
6 11 (17.46%) SQL
6 11 (17.46%) MS Exchange
7 10 (15.87%) Project Management
7 10 (15.87%) CheckPoint
7 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (15.87%) Banking
8 9 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (14.29%) SAN
9 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
9 8 (12.70%) Incident Management
9 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
9 8 (12.70%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (11.11%) Veeam
10 7 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
10 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing

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 11 (17.46%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.94%) IIS
2 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.35%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.59%) Confluence
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (3.17%) Elite 3E
2 2 (3.17%) RMDS
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.52%) Mimecast
2 6 (9.52%) Office 365
3 2 (3.17%) SaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.59%) IaaS
4 1 (1.59%) PaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) SAN
2 5 (7.94%) DHCP
2 5 (7.94%) DNS
2 5 (7.94%) Firewall
3 4 (6.35%) VPN
4 3 (4.76%) BGP
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.76%) EIGRP
4 3 (4.76%) IPv4
4 3 (4.76%) iSCSI
4 3 (4.76%) NetScaler
4 3 (4.76%) SSL
4 3 (4.76%) VLAN
4 3 (4.76%) WAN
5 2 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.17%) Multicast
5 2 (3.17%) Network Security
5 2 (3.17%) NX-OS
5 2 (3.17%) OSPF
5 2 (3.17%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) JIRA
2 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.59%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.59%) FogBugz
3 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
3 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.59%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (1.59%) Zephyr
General
1 36 (57.14%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Legal
4 3 (4.76%) Back Office
4 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.76%) Law
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Local Government
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Military
5 1 (1.59%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Project Manager
2 9 (14.29%) Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (9.52%) Administrator
4 6 (9.52%) DBA
5 4 (6.35%) Azure Administrator
5 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Cognos Specialist
6 3 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.76%) Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Junior
7 2 (3.17%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) JSON
2 2 (3.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.59%) Classic ASP
3 1 (1.59%) CSS
3 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.59%) HTML
3 1 (1.59%) jQuery
3 1 (1.59%) JSF
3 1 (1.59%) JSP
3 1 (1.59%) REST
3 1 (1.59%) SOAP
3 1 (1.59%) Spring
3 1 (1.59%) Struts
3 1 (1.59%) Visualforce
3 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Licensing
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.76%) Market Risk
5 2 (3.17%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.17%) Handset
5 2 (3.17%) NHS
5 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.59%) Equities
6 1 (1.59%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.59%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.59%) iPhone
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.59%) Replication
6 1 (1.59%) Robotics
6 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Windows
2 11 (17.46%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) Unix
6 1 (1.59%) Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) ITIL
1 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (15.87%) Project Management
3 9 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (12.70%) Incident Management
4 8 (12.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (11.11%) Migration
5 7 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
5 7 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (9.52%) Budget Control
6 6 (9.52%) IT Strategy
6 6 (9.52%) People Management
6 6 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 6 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 6 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 6 (9.52%) Software Licensing
7 5 (7.94%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) C#
2 3 (4.76%) Java
2 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.17%) Perl
3 2 (3.17%) VB
3 2 (3.17%) VBScript
4 1 (1.59%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.59%) C++
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.59%) PHP
4 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Degree
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (11.11%) CCNA
3 7 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (11.11%) MCP
3 7 (11.11%) MCSE
4 6 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.76%) ACCA
6 3 (4.76%) CIMA
6 3 (4.76%) Master's Degree
7 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.59%) MCITP
8 1 (1.59%) MCSA
8 1 (1.59%) MCTS
8 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) PMO
2 6 (9.52%) SLA
3 4 (6.35%) QA
4 2 (3.17%) P3O
5 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.59%) GDPR
5 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.35%) vSphere
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.76%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.17%) XenApp
7 1 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Backup Exec
1 6 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.17%) HP SIM
2 2 (3.17%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) SCOM
2 2 (3.17%) WMI
3 1 (1.59%) Cacti
3 1 (1.59%) Nagios
3 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.59%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.22%) VMware
3 12 (19.05%) Cisco
4 10 (15.87%) CheckPoint
5 7 (11.11%) Citrix
5 7 (11.11%) Veeam
6 6 (9.52%) Sophos
7 5 (7.94%) HP
8 3 (4.76%) Bloomberg
8 3 (4.76%) Cognos
8 3 (4.76%) Dell
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle
9 2 (3.17%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.17%) Altiris
9 2 (3.17%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.17%) Reuters
9 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.59%) Blue Prism
10 1 (1.59%) FactSet
10 1 (1.59%) Xerox