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 23 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 122 133
Rank change year-on-year -14 +11  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 30 42 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.91% 1.24% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.45% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 49
Median daily rate £488 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £344 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £370
% change year-on-year +21.21% -10.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £21.25 £21.75 £23.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.29% -6.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +45.45% -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 2907 2906 4704
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.09% 85.87% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2235 2375 3702
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £31.50 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 28 (47.46%) Finance
2 22 (37.29%) Project Management
3 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (32.20%) PMO
5 17 (28.81%) Programme Management
5 17 (28.81%) PRINCE2
6 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Office
7 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Excel
8 13 (22.03%) SharePoint
9 12 (20.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Project
10 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 9 (15.25%) Change Management
12 9 (15.25%) Banking
13 8 (13.56%) Financial Institution
13 8 (13.56%) Oracle
14 7 (11.86%) ERP
14 7 (11.86%) Risk Management
14 7 (11.86%) Resource Management
14 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (10.17%) Hedge funds
15 6 (10.17%) Degree
15 6 (10.17%) Document Management
15 6 (10.17%) AOP
15 6 (10.17%) MS Visio
15 6 (10.17%) Windows
16 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
16 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
16 5 (8.47%) ITIL

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 13 (22.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) Confluence
3 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (20.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (10.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.39%) Trello
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) NAS
1 1 (1.69%) SAN
1 1 (1.69%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.08%) Big Data
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.39%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Essbase
4 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.69%) OLAP
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.08%) JIRA
1 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.39%) GitLab
2 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 28 (47.46%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Banking
3 8 (13.56%) Financial Institution
4 4 (6.78%) Law
4 4 (6.78%) Legal
5 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Back Office
6 1 (1.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Programme Manager
2 8 (13.56%) Project Manager
3 7 (11.86%) Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Transformation Manager
4 6 (10.17%) Transformation Programme Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Administrator
6 2 (3.39%) Active Directory Administrator
6 2 (3.39%) Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Junior
6 2 (3.39%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) XML
1 3 (5.08%) XSD
1 3 (5.08%) XSLT
2 2 (3.39%) HTML
2 2 (3.39%) HTML5
2 2 (3.39%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.69%) CSS
3 1 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.69%) FpML
3 1 (1.69%) Middleware
3 1 (1.69%) Node.js
3 1 (1.69%) REST
3 1 (1.69%) RESTful
3 1 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Hedge funds
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) PMI
4 2 (3.39%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.69%) Derivative
5 1 (1.69%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.69%) Equities
5 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
5 1 (1.69%) NPfIT
5 1 (1.69%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.69%) Robotics
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Unix
3 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Project Management
2 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (28.81%) PRINCE2
3 17 (28.81%) Programme Management
4 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (15.25%) Change Management
6 7 (11.86%) ERP
6 7 (11.86%) Resource Management
6 7 (11.86%) Risk Management
6 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (10.17%) AOP
7 6 (10.17%) Document Management
8 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.47%) Data Migration
8 5 (8.47%) ITIL
8 5 (8.47%) Migration
8 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) Java
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) Apple Swift
3 1 (1.69%) C
3 1 (1.69%) C#
3 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (10.17%) Degree
3 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.69%) ISEB
6 1 (1.69%) PMP
6 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.20%) PMO
2 2 (3.39%) GDPR
2 2 (3.39%) MiFID
3 1 (1.69%) EMIR
3 1 (1.69%) P3O
3 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) NFS
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Ansible
2 2 (3.39%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) iManage
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.39%) CyberArk
4 2 (3.39%) Netezza
4 2 (3.39%) SAP
4 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.69%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.69%) Capita
5 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.69%) EMC
5 1 (1.69%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.69%) Isilon
5 1 (1.69%) Sun
5 1 (1.69%) Tableau
5 1 (1.69%) VMware