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 3 months to 25 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
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 191 181
Rank change year-on-year -48 -10  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 416 655 660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.98% 1.34% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.61% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 419 424
Median daily rate £414 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 30
Median hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.72% -4.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.90 £21.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.63 £31.00 £47.75
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 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 36004 40667 41211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.47% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23651 27315 26961
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 954 1137
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
London -44 164 £475 +1.60% 30
South East 0 96 £375 +11.94% 16
North West +27 36 £500 +21.21% 15
South West -6 34 £365 -2.66% 3
East of England -27 29 £400 +23.07% 7
Yorkshire +14 19 £425 +6.25% 2
East Midlands +1 19 £425 - 3
North East +3 8 £375 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -16 7 £300 -20.00% 16
Midlands - 2 - - 19
Change Control
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 322 (35.98%) Finance
2 266 (29.72%) Project Management
3 180 (20.11%) PMO
4 171 (19.11%) PRINCE2
5 169 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
5 169 (18.88%) Security Cleared
6 134 (14.97%) Change Management
7 129 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 122 (13.63%) Configuration Management
9 116 (12.96%) SC Cleared
10 114 (12.74%) Windows
11 110 (12.29%) Microsoft
12 106 (11.84%) ITIL
13 105 (11.73%) Oracle
14 104 (11.62%) Risk Management
15 100 (11.17%) Microsoft Project
16 99 (11.06%) Unix
17 92 (10.28%) Linux
17 92 (10.28%) SQL
17 92 (10.28%) Programme Management
18 89 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
19 79 (8.83%) SharePoint
20 78 (8.72%) Degree
21 73 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
22 67 (7.49%) Microsoft Office
22 67 (7.49%) QA
23 65 (7.26%) Active Directory
24 63 (7.04%) Cisco
25 62 (6.93%) Red Hat
25 62 (6.93%) Management Information System

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 79 (8.83%) SharePoint
2 32 (3.58%) WebLogic
3 24 (2.68%) Confluence
4 17 (1.90%) Apache
5 13 (1.45%) MS Exchange
6 11 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.01%) JBoss
9 7 (0.78%) IIS
10 6 (0.67%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.56%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.45%) CMS
12 4 (0.45%) MS Project Server
12 4 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.45%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.34%) Documentum
13 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 100 (11.17%) Microsoft Project
2 73 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 67 (7.49%) Microsoft Office
4 54 (6.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 41 (4.58%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.45%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.22%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.22%) InDesign
7 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.22%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.67%) Primavera
5 6 (0.67%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.34%) Demantra
8 3 (0.34%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 3 (0.34%) SnowdropKCS
9 2 (0.22%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.22%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.22%) Maximo
9 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.22%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.12%) Trello
4 16 (1.79%) Office 365
5 8 (0.89%) SaaS
6 7 (0.78%) PaaS
7 6 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.22%) Boomi
8 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.22%) Heroku
8 2 (0.22%) IaaS
8 2 (0.22%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.11%) G Suite
9 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.11%) TestFlight
9 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.59%) Firewall
2 40 (4.47%) SAN
3 26 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (2.46%) LAN
5 21 (2.35%) TCP/IP
6 20 (2.23%) NAS
7 18 (2.01%) DNS
7 18 (2.01%) SNMP
7 18 (2.01%) WAN
8 17 (1.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 17 (1.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 17 (1.90%) VPN
9 13 (1.45%) Internet
10 11 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (1.23%) DHCP
10 11 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (1.01%) IPsec
11 9 (1.01%) LDAP
11 9 (1.01%) Multicast
11 9 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (6.37%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.02%) BusinessObjects
3 24 (2.68%) Oracle Database
4 23 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.23%) DB2
9 11 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.12%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.01%) Big Data
11 9 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (0.78%) MySQL
13 7 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.67%) NoSQL
14 6 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 36 (4.02%) Jenkins
2 34 (3.80%) JIRA
3 28 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 23 (2.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 18 (2.01%) GitLab
6 17 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (1.68%) Visual Studio
8 9 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.45%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.45%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.45%) FitNesse
9 4 (0.45%) Maven
9 4 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.45%) Subversion
10 3 (0.34%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.22%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.22%) MorphX
11 2 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 322 (35.98%) Finance
2 57 (6.37%) Banking
3 56 (6.26%) Telecoms
4 41 (4.58%) Legal
5 29 (3.24%) Investment Banking
5 29 (3.24%) Manufacturing
6 21 (2.35%) Retail
7 16 (1.79%) Back Office
7 16 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.34%) Marketing
10 11 (1.23%) Law
11 8 (0.89%) Publishing
12 5 (0.56%) Automotive
12 5 (0.56%) Local Government
13 4 (0.45%) Advertising
14 3 (0.34%) Front Office
14 3 (0.34%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 161 (17.99%) Project Manager
2 148 (16.54%) Analyst
3 67 (7.49%) Developer
4 57 (6.37%) Programme Manager
5 53 (5.92%) PMO Analyst
6 45 (5.03%) Administrator
7 41 (4.58%) Architect
7 41 (4.58%) Business Analyst
8 35 (3.91%) Consultant
9 33 (3.69%) IT Manager
10 29 (3.24%) DevOps Engineer
11 26 (2.91%) Support Analyst
12 24 (2.68%) IT Analyst
13 23 (2.57%) Senior Analyst
14 22 (2.46%) Senior Manager
14 22 (2.46%) Support Officer
15 21 (2.35%) IT Project Manager
16 20 (2.23%) Infrastructure Manager
16 20 (2.23%) Project Support Officer
16 20 (2.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.91%) .NET
2 28 (3.13%) Software Packaging
3 19 (2.12%) XML
4 15 (1.68%) HTML
5 14 (1.56%) Middleware
6 11 (1.23%) WCF
6 11 (1.23%) Web Services
7 9 (1.01%) .NET Framework
7 9 (1.01%) XSLT
8 8 (0.89%) Apache Camel
8 8 (0.89%) J2EE
8 8 (0.89%) XSD
9 7 (0.78%) AngularJS
9 7 (0.78%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.78%) CSS
9 7 (0.78%) Elastic Stack
9 7 (0.78%) HTML5
9 7 (0.78%) SOAP
10 5 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (0.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 89 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (6.93%) Data Centre
2 62 (6.93%) Management Information System
3 30 (3.35%) Clustering
4 24 (2.68%) PMI
5 13 (1.45%) Replication
6 12 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
7 11 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
8 10 (1.12%) CMDB
8 10 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.12%) NHS
8 10 (1.12%) User Experience
9 9 (1.01%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.01%) FMCG
9 9 (1.01%) Mainframe
9 9 (1.01%) PKI
9 9 (1.01%) Public Cloud
10 8 (0.89%) Smart Meter
11 7 (0.78%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 114 (12.74%) Windows
2 99 (11.06%) Unix
3 92 (10.28%) Linux
4 52 (5.81%) Windows Server
5 51 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (2.46%) Solaris
7 20 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.45%) FreeBSD
10 12 (1.34%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.23%) Windows 10
12 9 (1.01%) HPUX
13 8 (0.89%) AIX
14 6 (0.67%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.34%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.22%) Android
16 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (29.72%) Project Management
2 171 (19.11%) PRINCE2
3 169 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (14.97%) Change Management
5 129 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 122 (13.63%) Configuration Management
7 106 (11.84%) ITIL
8 104 (11.62%) Risk Management
9 92 (10.28%) Programme Management
10 56 (6.26%) Migration
11 50 (5.59%) DevOps
12 47 (5.25%) Quality Management
13 46 (5.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 43 (4.80%) Service Management
15 41 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
16 40 (4.47%) ERP
16 40 (4.47%) Scrum
17 39 (4.36%) Mentoring
17 39 (4.36%) Resource Management
18 38 (4.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 92 (10.28%) SQL
2 37 (4.13%) PowerShell
3 36 (4.02%) Java
4 31 (3.46%) C#
5 24 (2.68%) JavaScript
5 24 (2.68%) Perl
6 22 (2.46%) C
7 21 (2.35%) Python
8 17 (1.90%) Shell Script
9 12 (1.34%) C++
9 12 (1.34%) VB
10 10 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.12%) tcsh
11 9 (1.01%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.78%) Ruby
13 6 (0.67%) Korn
13 6 (0.67%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.56%) VBA
15 4 (0.45%) Ada
16 3 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 169 (18.88%) Security Cleared
2 116 (12.96%) SC Cleared
3 78 (8.72%) Degree
4 59 (6.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 41 (4.58%) PMI Certification
6 38 (4.25%) DV Cleared
7 35 (3.91%) PMP
8 23 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
9 16 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (1.34%) CCNA
10 12 (1.34%) CCNP
10 12 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (1.01%) ISEB
12 7 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (0.67%) CCIE
13 6 (0.67%) MCDBA
14 5 (0.56%) CCDP
14 5 (0.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (20.11%) PMO
2 67 (7.49%) QA
3 31 (3.46%) SLA
4 10 (1.12%) GMP
5 8 (0.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 8 (0.89%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.78%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.78%) P3O
7 6 (0.67%) GDPR
8 5 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.45%) MiFID
9 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.34%) EMIR
10 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.22%) FATCA
11 2 (0.22%) GPG13
11 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 2 (0.22%) NEBOSH
11 2 (0.22%) PMBOK
System Software
1 65 (7.26%) Active Directory
2 33 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.68%) vSphere
4 11 (1.23%) GPFS
4 11 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 11 (1.23%) Veritas File System
5 10 (1.12%) Samba
6 8 (0.89%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.78%) Snort
7 7 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (0.45%) vCloud
10 3 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.34%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.22%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (3.91%) Ansible
2 23 (2.57%) Dollar Universe
3 16 (1.79%) NetBackup
4 14 (1.56%) Forum Sentry
4 14 (1.56%) Puppet
5 13 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
6 12 (1.34%) Tivoli
7 10 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (1.01%) Oracle ZFS
8 9 (1.01%) SCCM
9 7 (0.78%) Kibana
9 7 (0.78%) logstash
9 7 (0.78%) Nagios
9 7 (0.78%) SmokePing
9 7 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.67%) Netcool
11 5 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 110 (12.29%) Microsoft
2 105 (11.73%) Oracle
3 63 (7.04%) Cisco
4 62 (6.93%) Red Hat
5 53 (5.92%) HP
6 52 (5.81%) VMware
7 38 (4.25%) SAP
8 35 (3.91%) CheckPoint
9 34 (3.80%) F5
10 27 (3.02%) TIBCO
11 22 (2.46%) Atlassian
12 20 (2.23%) IBM
13 19 (2.12%) Citrix
13 19 (2.12%) Symantec
13 19 (2.12%) Veritas
14 14 (1.56%) Juniper
14 14 (1.56%) Remedy
15 13 (1.45%) Sun
16 10 (1.12%) BMC
16 10 (1.12%) Palo Alto
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £445 - £495 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Resource Group
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: From £475 to £495 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £475.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Advantage XPO
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £260 - £280 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
EPAM Systems
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
St. Austell, Cornwall
Imerys Minerals Ltd
Rate: Up to £30,000 per annum Can be home based with some time spent in Par
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Gibbs
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 24 days ago