Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Budget Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Budget Control over the 6 months to 20 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.

Budget Control
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 802 825 789
Rank change year-on-year +23 -36 -36
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 47 51 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.053% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.063% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 52
England median daily rate £463 £538 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.95% +30.70% -0.30%
10th Percentile £313 £324 £222
90th Percentile £600 £708 £536
UK median daily rate £456 £538 £401
% change year-on-year -15.12% +33.96% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
England median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.57% -35.13%
UK median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -8.57% -35.13%

Budget 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79631 81325 85624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.67% 84.17% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53568 54246 56450
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1862 2110 2524
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Budget Control
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Budget Control as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Budget Control in England

Budget Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Budget Control in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Budget Control in England

Budget Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Budget Control in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Budget Control in England

Budget Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Budget Control in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Budget Control in England

Budget Control
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Budget Control within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 23 £508 -0.98% 6
North of England +62 9 £456 -3.95%
South East -7 9 £475 -24.00% 1
Yorkshire +15 4 £365 -25.13%
West Midlands +26 3 £425 -
North West +22 3 £450 +31.39%
Midlands +21 3 £425 +10.39%
South West +12 2 £425 +6.25%
North East - 2 £500 -
East of England -16 1 £338 -25.00% 2
Budget Control
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Budget 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 England region with a requirement for Budget Control.

1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 18 (38.30%) Project Management
3 15 (31.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (21.28%) ITIL
6 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
6 9 (19.15%) Change Control
7 8 (17.02%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (17.02%) Risk Management
7 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
8 7 (14.89%) SLA
8 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
8 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
9 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
9 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (12.77%) Office 365
9 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (12.77%) Information Security
9 6 (12.77%) PMP
9 6 (12.77%) People Management
10 5 (10.64%) Software Licensing
10 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Licensing
10 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
10 5 (10.64%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (10.64%) Line Management
10 5 (10.64%) Mimecast
10 5 (10.64%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (10.64%) PMI Certification
10 5 (10.64%) Cisco
10 5 (10.64%) CheckPoint

Budget Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
2 5 (10.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Big Data
General
1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Law
2 3 (6.38%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Advertising
3 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.26%) French Language
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Project Manager
2 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (14.89%) IT Manager
4 5 (10.64%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Business Change Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Change Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Contracts Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Information Security Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Agile Scrum Master
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Global Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Licensing
2 2 (4.26%) User Experience
2 2 (4.26%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) EPoS
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
1 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Project Management
2 15 (31.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.28%) ITIL
5 9 (19.15%) Change Control
5 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
6 8 (17.02%) Risk Management
6 8 (17.02%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
7 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
8 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (12.77%) Information Security
8 6 (12.77%) People Management
8 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
9 5 (10.64%) Change Management
9 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (10.64%) Line Management
9 5 (10.64%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
9 5 (10.64%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) PMP
2 5 (10.64%) CCNA
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) MCP
2 5 (10.64%) MCSE
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.64%) PMI Certification
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) SLA
2 4 (8.51%) PMO
3 2 (4.26%) GDPR
3 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.26%) QA
4 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
1 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Backup Exec
1 5 (10.64%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) CheckPoint
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco
2 5 (10.64%) Sophos
2 5 (10.64%) Veeam
2 5 (10.64%) VMware
3 4 (8.51%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Ariba
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com