Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 176 158
Rank change year-on-year -23 -18 +34
Contract jobs citing Change Control 48 55 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.69% 0.89% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.02% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 51
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +8.95%
10th Percentile £335 £347 £356
90th Percentile £650 £604 £575
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
City of London median hourly rate £21.75 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.16% - -
Central London median hourly rate £21.75 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year +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 6,057 5,374 5,681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.42% 87.27% 87.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,786 4,141 4,561
City of London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £480 £463
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.78% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 44 58
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.35 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.36% -3.25% -2.18%
10th Percentile £12.01 £13.06 £11.50
90th Percentile £36.20 £29.77 £54.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.38 £17.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +13.97% -17.07% +0.27%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
4 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 8 (16.67%) Migration
5 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.67%) Windows
5 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 8 (16.67%) SAN
6 7 (14.58%) Citrix
6 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
6 7 (14.58%) Back Office
6 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
6 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
6 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (12.50%) System Testing
7 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (12.50%) JIRA
7 6 (12.50%) Front Office
7 6 (12.50%) Project Management
7 6 (12.50%) Banking
7 6 (12.50%) Line Management
7 6 (12.50%) Defect Management
7 6 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
7 6 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (10.42%) Socket.IO
8 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
8 5 (10.42%) TypeScript
8 5 (10.42%) RxJS

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 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.33%) Confluence
2 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.25%) IIS
3 3 (6.25%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) ION MarketView
2 3 (6.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (6.25%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (2.08%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) GitHub
2 2 (4.17%) Slack
2 2 (4.17%) Trello
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) SAN
2 5 (10.42%) Firewall
3 4 (8.33%) DHCP
3 4 (8.33%) DNS
4 3 (6.25%) iSCSI
4 3 (6.25%) LAN
4 3 (6.25%) WAN
5 2 (4.17%) Converged Networks
5 2 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.17%) Internet
5 2 (4.17%) LTE
5 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
5 2 (4.17%) VSAN
5 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.08%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.08%) MPLS
6 1 (2.08%) OSPF
6 1 (2.08%) SSL
6 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) Spatial Data
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Back Office
3 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 6 (12.50%) Front Office
4 4 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Legal
5 2 (4.17%) Military
6 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.08%) Local Government
6 1 (2.08%) Publishing
6 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.50%) Administrator
2 6 (12.50%) DBA
3 5 (10.42%) Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Azure Administrator
4 4 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Cognos Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Lead Network Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
1 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
1 5 (10.42%) Node.js
1 5 (10.42%) RxJS
1 5 (10.42%) Socket.IO
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.17%) Kendo UI
2 2 (4.17%) XML
2 2 (4.17%) XSD
2 2 (4.17%) XSLT
3 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.08%) WCF
3 1 (2.08%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Fixed Income
1 4 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.17%) Market Risk
3 2 (4.17%) PMI
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Equities
4 1 (2.08%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.08%) iPhone
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) Robotics
4 1 (2.08%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.67%) Migration
2 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
3 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 6 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (12.50%) Line Management
4 6 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
4 6 (12.50%) Project Management
4 6 (12.50%) System Testing
5 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.42%) Electronic Trading
5 5 (10.42%) Open Source
5 5 (10.42%) Workflow
6 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.33%) Front End Development
6 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
2 5 (10.42%) C#
2 5 (10.42%) TypeScript
3 4 (8.33%) Java
3 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.33%) SQL
4 3 (6.25%) VBScript
5 2 (4.17%) Python
5 2 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.25%) ACCA
2 3 (6.25%) CIMA
3 2 (4.17%) CCIE
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) CCNP
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.08%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) PMO
2 3 (6.25%) GDPR
2 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.25%) XenApp
3 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.17%) ProxySG
4 2 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Ansible
1 2 (4.17%) HP SIM
1 2 (4.17%) SCOM
1 2 (4.17%) WMI
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Citrix
3 5 (10.42%) ION Trading
3 5 (10.42%) VMware
4 3 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco
4 3 (6.25%) Cognos
4 3 (6.25%) HP
4 3 (6.25%) Symantec
5 2 (4.17%) 3PAR
5 2 (4.17%) Altiris
5 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
5 2 (4.17%) Blue Prism
5 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.17%) Dell
5 2 (4.17%) Xerox
6 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.08%) Remedy
6 1 (2.08%) Reuters
6 1 (2.08%) Workday