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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Budget Control
UK / England
Rank 572 590 565
Rank change year-on-year +18 -25  
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 11 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.026% 0.055% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.067% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 24
Median daily rate £500 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -1.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £383 £396
% change year-on-year -10.13% -3.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Budget 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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34806 40518 38294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.27% 82.93% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23035 26911 24118
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1000 1121
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Budget Control
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +22 4 £313 -3.84% 1
London +19 3 £500 +1.52%
North West +28 1 - -
South West -2 1 £375 -25.07%
East of England -3 1 £625 +89.39%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Budget Control
UK

Budget Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 16 (41.03%) Project Management
3 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (25.64%) CRM
5 9 (23.08%) IBM
5 9 (23.08%) NetApp
6 8 (20.51%) Law
6 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
7 7 (17.95%) Performance Management
7 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (15.38%) Business Transformation
8 6 (15.38%) Change Management
8 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
8 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
9 5 (12.82%) Process Improvement
9 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.82%) Degree
9 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
10 4 (10.26%) Project Governance
10 4 (10.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 4 (10.26%) Time Management
10 4 (10.26%) PMI Certification
10 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
11 3 (7.69%) Legal
11 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
11 3 (7.69%) PMP
11 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
11 3 (7.69%) MS Project
11 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 3 (7.69%) Marketing

Budget Control
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.69%) MS Project
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Intranet
2 1 (2.56%) 2G
2 1 (2.56%) 3G
2 1 (2.56%) 4G
2 1 (2.56%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Big Data
1 1 (2.56%) DataStage
1 1 (2.56%) GIS
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Law
3 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Legal
4 3 (7.69%) Marketing
5 2 (5.13%) Retail
6 1 (2.56%) Billing
6 1 (2.56%) Front Office
6 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.95%) Storage Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Business Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Change Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Change Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Project Change Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Data Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Data Storage Manager
5 2 (5.13%) IT Change Manager
5 2 (5.13%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.13%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Payments Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Programme Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Telecoms Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) PMI
4 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Project Management
2 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (25.64%) CRM
4 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
5 7 (17.95%) Performance Management
6 6 (15.38%) Business Transformation
6 6 (15.38%) Change Management
6 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.82%) Process Improvement
8 4 (10.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 4 (10.26%) Project Governance
8 4 (10.26%) Time Management
9 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.69%) Project Planning
9 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
10 2 (5.13%) ITIL
10 2 (5.13%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) PMI Certification
3 3 (7.69%) PMP
4 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) PMO
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) IBM
1 9 (23.08%) NetApp
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) EMC
4 1 (2.56%) Facebook
4 1 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) Sun
4 1 (2.56%) VMware