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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Control
London / City of London
Rank 126 132 155
Rank change year-on-year +6 +23  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 29 27 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.96% 0.81% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.92% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 24
Median daily rate £475 £475 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £397 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £568 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £395
% change year-on-year - -5.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £21.75 - £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -8.33%  

Change Control is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2590 2921 4181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.48% 87.82% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2034 2334 3226
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.89 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Change Control as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Control in the City of London.

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

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 25 (50.00%) Finance
2 21 (42.00%) Project Management
3 14 (28.00%) Banking
4 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.00%) Programme Management
6 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (16.00%) Change Management
8 8 (16.00%) Oracle
9 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.00%) SQL
9 7 (14.00%) ERP
9 7 (14.00%) Windows
9 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
9 7 (14.00%) PMO
10 6 (12.00%) Unix
10 6 (12.00%) MS Project
10 6 (12.00%) Java
10 6 (12.00%) Big Data
11 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
11 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
11 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
12 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
12 4 (8.00%) ITIL
12 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
12 4 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (8.00%) Sybase
12 4 (8.00%) MS Office

Change Control
Top Related 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 (14.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.00%) Confluence
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Project
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
3 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.00%) Trello
4 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.00%) IaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Office 365
4 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) BGP
1 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (4.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
1 2 (4.00%) IPv4
1 2 (4.00%) Multicast
1 2 (4.00%) Network Security
1 2 (4.00%) NX-OS
1 2 (4.00%) OSPF
1 2 (4.00%) VLAN
1 2 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (2.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (2.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.00%) LDAP
2 1 (2.00%) NAS
2 1 (2.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) Skype
2 1 (2.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Big Data
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.00%) SAP BW
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.00%) Essbase
7 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.00%) JIRA
3 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (4.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (4.00%) GitLab
4 2 (4.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (50.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Law
3 3 (6.00%) Legal
4 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Front Office
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (16.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (8.00%) Analyst
3 3 (6.00%) Administrator
3 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (6.00%) Developer
3 3 (6.00%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (6.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Business Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) ETL Developer
4 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (4.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Node.js
1 2 (4.00%) Software Packaging
1 2 (4.00%) XML
1 2 (4.00%) XSD
1 2 (4.00%) XSLT
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (2.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.00%) FpML
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) REST
2 1 (2.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.00%) PMI
2 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Cybercrime
3 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.00%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.00%) Equities
3 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.00%) NPfIT
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Unix
3 4 (8.00%) Linux
3 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Project Management
2 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) Programme Management
4 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (16.00%) Change Management
7 7 (14.00%) ERP
8 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.00%) Document Management
9 4 (8.00%) ITIL
9 4 (8.00%) Resource Management
10 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
10 3 (6.00%) ETL
10 3 (6.00%) Migration
10 3 (6.00%) Quality Management
10 3 (6.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) Java
3 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) C#
5 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
1 3 (6.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) PMP
2 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.00%) CEH
3 1 (2.00%) CISM
3 1 (2.00%) CISSP
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) PMO
2 2 (4.00%) GDPR
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) NFS
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Ansible
1 3 (6.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Dollar Universe
2 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.00%) OpenAM
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.00%) Atlassian
3 4 (8.00%) Sybase
4 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) iManage
4 3 (6.00%) NetApp
5 2 (4.00%) Citrix
5 2 (4.00%) CyberArk
5 2 (4.00%) ForgeRock
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) Netezza
5 2 (4.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
5 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe
6 1 (2.00%) EMC
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) Sun