Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 24 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 237 202
Rank change year-on-year -11 -35 -5
Contract jobs citing Change Control 979 1066 1303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.03% 1.09% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.30% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 659 825
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £275 £250 £231
90th Percentile £613 £588 £525
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 45 59
England median hourly rate £26.80 £27.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.55% -14.06% +6.22%
10th Percentile £13.64 £20.14 £17.39
90th Percentile £42.50 £41.35 £50.50
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.82% -23.61% +19.50%

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 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 80234 82084 85790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.63% 84.15% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 53987 54693 56513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 2155 2533
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in England

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in England

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in England

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in England

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Change Control in England

Change 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 Change Control within the England region over the 6 months to 24 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 -26 397 £494 -1.25% 26
South East +14 194 £382 +1.87% 16
North of England -2 124 £425 +24.09% 14
South West +11 102 £366 -2.33% 5
Midlands +10 82 £373 -12.35% 13
East of England -3 72 £413 +17.86% 7
North West +31 66 £450 +11.11% 10
West Midlands +5 53 £340 -20.00% 7
Yorkshire +21 41 £400 +6.67% 3
East Midlands -5 29 £400 -0.62% 6
North East -5 17 £375 +17.00% 1
Change Control
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 348 (35.55%) Finance
2 231 (23.60%) Project Management
3 191 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
4 187 (19.10%) PMO
5 168 (17.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 167 (17.06%) PRINCE2
7 164 (16.75%) Microsoft
8 138 (14.10%) Windows
9 133 (13.59%) Risk Management
10 129 (13.18%) ITIL
11 124 (12.67%) Change Management
12 120 (12.26%) SQL
13 108 (11.03%) Oracle
14 104 (10.62%) Microsoft Project
15 98 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
16 96 (9.81%) Microsoft Excel
17 94 (9.60%) SQL Server
17 94 (9.60%) Banking
17 94 (9.60%) QA
18 91 (9.30%) Firewall
19 90 (9.19%) Cisco
19 90 (9.19%) Security Cleared
20 86 (8.78%) Degree
21 83 (8.48%) Linux
21 83 (8.48%) Management Information System
22 82 (8.38%) Active Directory
23 79 (8.07%) Programme Management
24 78 (7.97%) .NET
25 76 (7.76%) SharePoint
25 76 (7.76%) Migration

Change 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 76 (7.76%) SharePoint
2 39 (3.98%) MS Exchange
3 25 (2.55%) IIS
4 19 (1.94%) Apache
5 18 (1.84%) WebSphere
6 17 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (1.53%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.12%) Confluence
9 10 (1.02%) JBoss
10 9 (0.92%) CMS
10 9 (0.92%) Skype for Business
11 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.51%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.51%) Tuxedo
12 5 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 104 (10.62%) Microsoft Project
2 96 (9.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 63 (6.44%) Microsoft Office
3 63 (6.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (3.98%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.51%) Simulink
6 4 (0.41%) Maya
6 4 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.10%) CATIA
7 1 (0.10%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.10%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.10%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.10%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 18 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.02%) Temenos T24
3 8 (0.82%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.61%) SAP IS-U
5 5 (0.51%) SAP Payroll
6 4 (0.41%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.41%) RMDS
6 4 (0.41%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.41%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.41%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.41%) Temenos Globus
7 3 (0.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.31%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.20%) SAP EWM
8 2 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.49%) Office 365
2 34 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.53%) PaaS
5 9 (0.92%) IaaS
6 7 (0.72%) Mimecast
6 7 (0.72%) SaaS
7 5 (0.51%) OneDrive
8 4 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.20%) GitHub
10 2 (0.20%) Taleo
10 2 (0.20%) Trello
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.10%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 91 (9.30%) Firewall
2 53 (5.41%) WAN
3 44 (4.49%) LAN
4 41 (4.19%) TCP/IP
5 38 (3.88%) SAN
6 36 (3.68%) DNS
7 33 (3.37%) VPN
8 32 (3.27%) Network Security
9 25 (2.55%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (2.25%) Wireless
12 20 (2.04%) DHCP
13 16 (1.63%) SSL
14 15 (1.53%) NAS
15 14 (1.43%) VLAN
16 13 (1.33%) Internet
16 13 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
17 12 (1.23%) VoIP
17 12 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
18 11 (1.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.53%) NoSQL
3 14 (1.43%) MongoDB
4 13 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (0.92%) Oracle Database
7 9 (0.92%) Relational Database
7 9 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.82%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.72%) Big Data
9 7 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.61%) IDOL
10 6 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.41%) MySQL
12 4 (0.41%) OLAP
12 4 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (3.06%) JIRA
2 26 (2.66%) Subversion
3 19 (1.94%) Maven
4 18 (1.84%) Git (software)
5 15 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (1.33%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.02%) Ant
8 7 (0.72%) ClearCase
8 7 (0.72%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.61%) IBM UrbanCode
10 5 (0.51%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.51%) PeopleTools
10 5 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.41%) Hudson
12 3 (0.31%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.31%) JMeter
12 3 (0.31%) JUnit
12 3 (0.31%) Metasploit
12 3 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (0.31%) ScriptRunner
General
1 348 (35.55%) Finance
2 94 (9.60%) Banking
3 47 (4.80%) Retail
4 35 (3.58%) Investment Banking
4 35 (3.58%) Manufacturing
5 33 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 29 (2.96%) Legal
7 21 (2.15%) Front Office
8 17 (1.74%) Back Office
8 17 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (1.33%) Billing
10 12 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.02%) Law
12 9 (0.92%) Marketing
13 8 (0.82%) Publishing
14 7 (0.72%) Advertising
15 6 (0.61%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.51%) Automotive
17 4 (0.41%) Private Banking
17 4 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 173 (17.67%) Project Manager
2 169 (17.26%) Analyst
3 108 (11.03%) Developer
4 65 (6.64%) Consultant
5 52 (5.31%) Business Analyst
6 51 (5.21%) PMO Analyst
7 41 (4.19%) Programme Manager
8 37 (3.78%) .NET Developer
8 37 (3.78%) Network Engineer
9 36 (3.68%) Infrastructure Manager
10 35 (3.58%) Architect
10 35 (3.58%) Senior Analyst
11 34 (3.47%) Senior Manager
12 31 (3.17%) IT Manager
13 30 (3.06%) Senior Project Manager
14 29 (2.96%) PMO Lead
15 28 (2.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 26 (2.66%) Delivery Manager
16 26 (2.66%) Senior PMO
17 25 (2.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (7.97%) .NET
2 50 (5.11%) Web Services
3 40 (4.09%) WCF
4 34 (3.47%) XML
5 32 (3.27%) ASP.NET
5 32 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (1.63%) Middleware
8 15 (1.53%) .NET Framework
9 14 (1.43%) XSD
9 14 (1.43%) XSLT
10 13 (1.33%) HTML
11 12 (1.23%) Spring
12 11 (1.12%) AngularJS
12 11 (1.12%) HTML5
13 10 (1.02%) Java EE
13 10 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
14 9 (0.92%) jQuery
15 8 (0.82%) Ajax
15 8 (0.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (8.48%) Management Information System
3 59 (6.03%) Data Centre
4 38 (3.88%) N-Tier
5 25 (2.55%) PMI
6 15 (1.53%) Fixed Income
6 15 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.33%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.12%) Virtual Team
10 10 (1.02%) Market Risk
11 9 (0.92%) Clustering
11 9 (0.92%) Credit Risk
11 9 (0.92%) FMCG
12 8 (0.82%) Replication
13 7 (0.72%) Blackberry
13 7 (0.72%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.72%) Mainframe
13 7 (0.72%) NHS
14 6 (0.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 138 (14.10%) Windows
2 83 (8.48%) Linux
3 65 (6.64%) Unix
4 48 (4.90%) Windows Server
5 29 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (2.66%) Windows 7
7 23 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (1.43%) Windows 10
11 13 (1.33%) Solaris
12 9 (0.92%) AIX
13 7 (0.72%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.61%) Android
15 5 (0.51%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.31%) CentOS
16 3 (0.31%) HPUX
16 3 (0.31%) SUSE
17 2 (0.20%) VMS
17 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (23.60%) Project Management
2 191 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (17.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 167 (17.06%) PRINCE2
5 133 (13.59%) Risk Management
6 129 (13.18%) ITIL
7 124 (12.67%) Change Management
8 79 (8.07%) Programme Management
9 76 (7.76%) Migration
10 58 (5.92%) Scrum
11 56 (5.72%) Configuration Management
11 56 (5.72%) Project Planning
12 50 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
12 50 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 46 (4.70%) Resource Management
14 45 (4.60%) Dependency Management
15 43 (4.39%) Business Analysis
15 43 (4.39%) Release Management
15 43 (4.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 43 (4.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 120 (12.26%) SQL
2 65 (6.64%) Java
3 57 (5.82%) C#
4 36 (3.68%) Perl
5 29 (2.96%) C
5 29 (2.96%) Python
6 23 (2.35%) JavaScript
7 16 (1.63%) T-SQL
8 15 (1.53%) C++
8 15 (1.53%) PowerShell
9 14 (1.43%) VBA
10 13 (1.33%) PL/SQL
11 12 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.12%) Ruby
13 9 (0.92%) MATLAB
14 6 (0.61%) VB
14 6 (0.61%) VBScript
15 5 (0.51%) Ada
16 4 (0.41%) PHP
17 3 (0.31%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 90 (9.19%) Security Cleared
2 86 (8.78%) Degree
3 54 (5.52%) PMI Certification
4 49 (5.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 49 (5.01%) SC Cleared
5 44 (4.49%) PMP
6 40 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (2.86%) CCNA
8 27 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 24 (2.45%) CCNP
10 22 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (1.84%) DV Cleared
12 17 (1.74%) APMP
13 12 (1.23%) MCSE
14 11 (1.12%) CISSP
15 10 (1.02%) MCP
15 10 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
16 9 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
17 7 (0.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (19.10%) PMO
2 94 (9.60%) QA
3 31 (3.17%) SLA
4 17 (1.74%) GDPR
5 14 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (1.33%) MiFID
7 7 (0.72%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.72%) EMIR
8 5 (0.51%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.51%) P3O
8 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.51%) RMADS
9 4 (0.41%) GMP
10 3 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.31%) FATCA
10 3 (0.31%) GCP
11 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.10%) Def Stans
12 1 (0.10%) GAAP
System Software
1 82 (8.38%) Active Directory
2 32 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.43%) vSphere
5 11 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.82%) Docker
6 8 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.51%) XenApp
9 3 (0.31%) Cronacle
9 3 (0.31%) iptables
9 3 (0.31%) Postfix
9 3 (0.31%) Samba
9 3 (0.31%) Squid
9 3 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.20%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
10 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (2.66%) Ansible
2 25 (2.55%) Puppet
3 20 (2.04%) SCCM
4 15 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.12%) NetBackup
6 10 (1.02%) ITRS Geneos
7 6 (0.61%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.61%) Forum Sentry
7 6 (0.61%) HP SiteScope
7 6 (0.61%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.51%) WSUS
9 4 (0.41%) MOM
9 4 (0.41%) Nagios
9 4 (0.41%) SCOM
9 4 (0.41%) WMI
10 3 (0.31%) Nessus
10 3 (0.31%) Nmap
10 3 (0.31%) Rancher
10 3 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 164 (16.75%) Microsoft
2 108 (11.03%) Oracle
3 90 (9.19%) Cisco
4 66 (6.74%) VMware
5 63 (6.44%) SAP
6 35 (3.58%) HP
7 34 (3.47%) CheckPoint
7 34 (3.47%) IBM
8 32 (3.27%) Red Hat
9 28 (2.86%) Citrix
9 28 (2.86%) F5
10 25 (2.55%) Juniper
11 20 (2.04%) ServiceNow
12 11 (1.12%) Atlassian
12 11 (1.12%) Reuters
13 10 (1.02%) Bloomberg
13 10 (1.02%) Dell
13 10 (1.02%) Palo Alto
13 10 (1.02%) Sophos
14 9 (0.92%) Nimsoft