Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

Change Control
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 193 180
Rank change year-on-year +31 -13 +10
Contract jobs citing Change Control 78 60 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.11% 0.90% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.03% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 38 60
City of London median daily rate £525 £436 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.34% +10.09% -14.78%
10th Percentile £319 £330 £200
90th Percentile £675 £629 £526
Central London median daily rate £512 £463 £390
% change year-on-year +10.59% +18.59% -13.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £21.75 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.30% -4.40% +2.25%
10th Percentile £13.31 £20.88 £20.43
90th Percentile £21.88 £22.63 £32.48
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £21.75 £22.75
% change year-on-year -2.30% -4.40% +1.68%

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 6210 5816 7704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.39% 87.43% 83.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4932 4656 6127
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £664 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 73
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.75 £10.87
90th Percentile £30.90 £54.03 £40.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.46 £20.50
% change year-on-year +4.06% -5.07% +13.92%

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 19 November 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 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 19 November 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 47 (60.26%) Finance
2 22 (28.21%) Windows
2 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
3 18 (23.08%) Project Management
3 18 (23.08%) Banking
3 18 (23.08%) PMO
4 16 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 15 (19.23%) ITIL
6 14 (17.95%) Active Directory
6 14 (17.95%) Degree
7 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 13 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 12 (15.38%) Firewall
9 11 (14.10%) Cisco
9 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (12.82%) SQL
10 10 (12.82%) Oracle
11 9 (11.54%) CheckPoint
11 9 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (10.26%) IT Strategy
12 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (10.26%) Change Management
12 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
12 8 (10.26%) VMware
12 8 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (8.97%) Incident Management

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 6 (7.69%) IIS
2 5 (6.41%) Apache
2 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.85%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.28%) Confluence
4 1 (1.28%) JBoss
4 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (6.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.56%) Temenos T24
3 1 (1.28%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.28%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.97%) Office 365
3 6 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.69%) IaaS
3 6 (7.69%) PaaS
4 5 (6.41%) Mimecast
5 3 (3.85%) SaaS
6 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (1.28%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.38%) Firewall
2 6 (7.69%) VPN
3 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.13%) BGP
4 4 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (5.13%) EIGRP
4 4 (5.13%) IPv4
4 4 (5.13%) VLAN
5 3 (3.85%) DHCP
5 3 (3.85%) DNS
5 3 (3.85%) Multicast
5 3 (3.85%) Network Security
5 3 (3.85%) NX-OS
5 3 (3.85%) OSPF
5 3 (3.85%) Skype
5 3 (3.85%) WAN
6 2 (2.56%) LAN
6 2 (2.56%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.56%) SSL
7 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Maven
2 4 (5.13%) IBM UrbanCode
3 3 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.28%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.28%) FogBugz
4 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.28%) Subversion
4 1 (1.28%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 47 (60.26%) Finance
2 18 (23.08%) Banking
3 7 (8.97%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.85%) Law
4 3 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Project Manager
2 16 (20.51%) Analyst
3 7 (8.97%) Business Analyst
3 7 (8.97%) Developer
3 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (8.97%) Programme Manager
4 5 (6.41%) Desktop Support
5 4 (5.13%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (5.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) Java Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (5.13%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (5.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) Senior Java Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (5.13%) Transformation Manager
5 4 (5.13%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) .NET
2 6 (7.69%) jQuery
2 6 (7.69%) XML
3 5 (6.41%) Ajax
3 5 (6.41%) Java EE
3 5 (6.41%) RESTful
4 3 (3.85%) REST
5 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.56%) JSON
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.56%) SOAP
5 2 (2.56%) Spring
5 2 (2.56%) Web Services
6 1 (1.28%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.28%) CSS
6 1 (1.28%) EJB
6 1 (1.28%) J2EE
6 1 (1.28%) JSP
6 1 (1.28%) Struts
6 1 (1.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.41%) Hedge funds
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Licensing
3 4 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.85%) Market Risk
4 3 (3.85%) NHS
5 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.56%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.56%) Handset
6 1 (1.28%) DataPower
6 1 (1.28%) Derivative
6 1 (1.28%) Equities
6 1 (1.28%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (1.28%) PKI
6 1 (1.28%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.21%) Windows
2 13 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.97%) Unix
4 6 (7.69%) Linux
5 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) Project Management
2 16 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (19.23%) ITIL
3 15 (19.23%) PRINCE2
4 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (10.26%) Change Management
7 8 (10.26%) IT Strategy
7 8 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.97%) Incident Management
9 6 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (7.69%) Contingency Planning
9 6 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (6.41%) Budget Control
10 5 (6.41%) High Availability
10 5 (6.41%) People Management
10 5 (6.41%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) SQL
2 7 (8.97%) Java
2 7 (8.97%) Perl
3 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.56%) C#
4 2 (2.56%) VB
5 1 (1.28%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.28%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.28%) C
5 1 (1.28%) C++
5 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.28%) PHP
5 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Degree
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (8.97%) MCP
4 6 (7.69%) CCNA
4 6 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.69%) MCSE
5 5 (6.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (6.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.85%) Master's Degree
7 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.56%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.28%) ISEB
9 1 (1.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.08%) PMO
2 5 (6.41%) SLA
3 3 (3.85%) EMIR
3 3 (3.85%) MiFID
4 2 (2.56%) P3O
5 1 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.56%) vSphere
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 5 (6.41%) Ansible
2 5 (6.41%) Backup Exec
2 5 (6.41%) Puppet
3 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.56%) SCCM
5 1 (1.28%) Cacti
5 1 (1.28%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (1.28%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.28%) Nagios
5 1 (1.28%) SCOM
5 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.10%) Cisco
3 10 (12.82%) Oracle
4 9 (11.54%) CheckPoint
5 8 (10.26%) VMware
6 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.41%) Sophos
6 5 (6.41%) Veeam
7 4 (5.13%) Citrix
7 4 (5.13%) HP
8 3 (3.85%) F5
8 3 (3.85%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.56%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.56%) Dell
9 2 (2.56%) SAP
10 1 (1.28%) IBM
10 1 (1.28%) Reuters
10 1 (1.28%) Sybase
10 1 (1.28%) Temenos