Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 247 236
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11 -31
Contract jobs citing Change Control 995 997 1,091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.04% 1.05% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.23% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 630 680
England median daily rate £443 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £252 £270 £249
90th Percentile £667 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 54 45
England median hourly rate £27.50 £26.90 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.23% -2.18% -
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.65 £17.63
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.50 £41.35
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £26.90 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.23% -2.18% -9.09%

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 82,271 81,375 84,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.38% 85.91% 85.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,116 54,618 56,145
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £645 £638 £608
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,111 1,937 2,260
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.38% +2.91% +3.80%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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 +17 416 £525 +7.91% 56
South East -18 201 £394 +4.03% 35
North of England -15 143 £425 +3.03% 34
Midlands +24 104 £375 +7.14% 23
South West -39 79 £400 +9.22% 23
North West -24 69 £463 +2.78% 17
West Midlands -1 68 £375 +13.64% 18
Yorkshire +10 58 £425 +6.25% 14
East of England -24 56 £425 - 15
East Midlands +13 34 £340 -15.00% 5
North East -9 16 £413 +10.00% 3
Change Control
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 332 (33.37%) Finance
2 268 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
3 267 (26.83%) Project Management
4 195 (19.60%) Microsoft
5 170 (17.09%) ITIL
5 170 (17.09%) Windows
6 147 (14.77%) SQL
7 145 (14.57%) PRINCE2
8 141 (14.17%) PMO
9 132 (13.27%) Linux
9 132 (13.27%) Change Management
10 121 (12.16%) Security Cleared
11 120 (12.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 114 (11.46%) Microsoft Excel
13 107 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
14 105 (10.55%) Risk Management
15 102 (10.25%) Active Directory
16 97 (9.75%) VMware
16 97 (9.75%) Microsoft Azure
17 95 (9.55%) Migration
18 94 (9.45%) Configuration Management
19 92 (9.25%) Oracle
19 92 (9.25%) Programme Management
19 92 (9.25%) Problem-Solving
20 90 (9.05%) JIRA
21 86 (8.64%) SC Cleared
21 86 (8.64%) Firewall
22 81 (8.14%) Microsoft Office
23 80 (8.04%) SharePoint
24 78 (7.84%) Microsoft Project

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 80 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 61 (6.13%) Apache
3 43 (4.32%) IIS
3 43 (4.32%) Tomcat
4 31 (3.12%) Confluence
5 16 (1.61%) JBoss
6 15 (1.51%) Drupal
7 14 (1.41%) MS Exchange
8 13 (1.31%) OpenStack
9 12 (1.21%) Apache Qpid
10 11 (1.11%) Skype for Business
11 8 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.70%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.60%) Apache Spark
13 6 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.40%) ColdFusion
15 4 (0.40%) IBM Domino
15 4 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 114 (11.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 81 (8.14%) Microsoft Office
3 78 (7.84%) Microsoft Project
4 66 (6.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (2.31%) MS Visio
6 17 (1.71%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (1.21%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.70%) Primavera
4 7 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (0.70%) thinkFolio
5 6 (0.60%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.50%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.40%) CA PPM
8 3 (0.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 3 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.30%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.30%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.20%) BPCS
9 2 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (0.20%) Movex
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 97 (9.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (5.03%) Office 365
4 37 (3.72%) IaaS
5 32 (3.22%) PaaS
6 17 (1.71%) Apigee
7 15 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 11 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.90%) Datadog
11 7 (0.70%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.60%) SaaS
12 6 (0.60%) Trello
13 5 (0.50%) GitHub
13 5 (0.50%) Slack
14 4 (0.40%) Akamai
14 4 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.40%) Cloudflare
14 4 (0.40%) OneDrive
14 4 (0.40%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 86 (8.64%) Firewall
2 58 (5.83%) TCP/IP
3 43 (4.32%) DNS
4 40 (4.02%) WAN
5 37 (3.72%) SAN
6 36 (3.62%) LAN
7 34 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
7 34 (3.42%) Internet
8 30 (3.02%) Network Security
9 27 (2.71%) SSL
9 27 (2.71%) VPN
10 25 (2.51%) HTTP
10 25 (2.51%) OSPF
11 23 (2.31%) Wireless
12 21 (2.11%) BGP
13 18 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (1.61%) iSCSI
16 14 (1.41%) Kerberos
16 14 (1.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.71%) Relational Database
3 25 (2.51%) BusinessObjects
3 25 (2.51%) Oracle Database
4 22 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (2.11%) NoSQL
6 18 (1.81%) MySQL
6 18 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (1.51%) Hadoop
9 12 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (1.01%) Big Data
10 10 (1.01%) RDBMS
11 9 (0.90%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (0.80%) Oracle Discoverer
12 8 (0.80%) Oracle OWB
12 8 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 90 (9.05%) JIRA
2 49 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 25 (2.51%) Subversion
4 21 (2.11%) Cucumber
4 21 (2.11%) Jenkins
5 20 (2.01%) Maven
6 18 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
8 16 (1.61%) Artifactory
8 16 (1.61%) TeamCity
9 15 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (1.31%) IBM UrbanCode
10 13 (1.31%) Selenium
11 12 (1.21%) Visual Studio
12 11 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (0.90%) Bitbucket
14 8 (0.80%) JUnit
15 7 (0.70%) FishEye
15 7 (0.70%) jMock
16 6 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 332 (33.37%) Finance
2 70 (7.04%) Banking
3 57 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 53 (5.33%) Front Office
5 35 (3.52%) Law
6 32 (3.22%) Back Office
6 32 (3.22%) Retail
7 28 (2.81%) Manufacturing
8 27 (2.71%) Investment Banking
9 22 (2.21%) Financial Institution
9 22 (2.21%) Legal
10 17 (1.71%) Military
11 11 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.70%) Marketing
13 5 (0.50%) Electronics
14 4 (0.40%) Automotive
14 4 (0.40%) Avionics
15 3 (0.30%) Local Government
15 3 (0.30%) Publishing
16 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 174 (17.49%) Project Manager
2 124 (12.46%) Analyst
3 113 (11.36%) Developer
4 47 (4.72%) PMO Analyst
5 46 (4.62%) Architect
6 45 (4.52%) Network Engineer
7 39 (3.92%) Business Analyst
8 35 (3.52%) Coordinator
9 29 (2.91%) Consultant
10 28 (2.81%) Administrator
11 26 (2.61%) C# Developer
11 26 (2.61%) Senior Manager
12 24 (2.41%) DevOps Engineer
13 21 (2.11%) Change Manager
13 21 (2.11%) Financial Analyst
13 21 (2.11%) Programme Manager
13 21 (2.11%) Technical Manager
14 20 (2.01%) Applications Engineer
14 20 (2.01%) Project Officer
14 20 (2.01%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (4.82%) .NET
2 36 (3.62%) XML
3 27 (2.71%) HTML
4 24 (2.41%) CSS
5 23 (2.31%) Node.js
6 21 (2.11%) SailPoint
7 20 (2.01%) AngularJS
7 20 (2.01%) Web Services
8 18 (1.81%) ASP.NET
9 16 (1.61%) LDAP
9 16 (1.61%) RESTful
10 15 (1.51%) JSON
10 15 (1.51%) OAuth
11 14 (1.41%) Java EE
12 13 (1.31%) OAuth2
13 12 (1.21%) FpML
13 12 (1.21%) jQuery
13 12 (1.21%) XSD
14 11 (1.11%) Middleware
14 11 (1.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 107 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (6.23%) Management Information System
3 54 (5.43%) Data Centre
4 24 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (2.21%) PMI
6 21 (2.11%) Fixed Income
7 15 (1.51%) Robotics
7 15 (1.51%) Virtual Team
8 14 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.41%) Public Cloud
9 13 (1.31%) Clustering
10 10 (1.01%) PKI
11 9 (0.90%) Credit Risk
11 9 (0.90%) iPhone
11 9 (0.90%) Mainframe
12 8 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.80%) Hedge funds
12 8 (0.80%) User Experience
13 7 (0.70%) Equities
14 6 (0.60%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 170 (17.09%) Windows
2 132 (13.27%) Linux
3 77 (7.74%) Unix
4 67 (6.73%) Windows Server
5 44 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (2.51%) Windows 10
7 24 (2.41%) Windows 7
8 23 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (1.61%) Android
9 16 (1.61%) Apple iOS
10 15 (1.51%) AIX
10 15 (1.51%) CentOS
11 11 (1.11%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.80%) Solaris
13 8 (0.80%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (26.83%) Project Management
3 170 (17.09%) ITIL
4 145 (14.57%) PRINCE2
5 132 (13.27%) Change Management
6 120 (12.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 105 (10.55%) Risk Management
8 95 (9.55%) Migration
9 94 (9.45%) Configuration Management
10 92 (9.25%) Problem-Solving
10 92 (9.25%) Programme Management
11 68 (6.83%) Decision-Making
12 64 (6.43%) Project Planning
13 62 (6.23%) DevOps
14 61 (6.13%) Quality Management
15 59 (5.93%) SDLC
16 54 (5.43%) Workflow
17 52 (5.23%) Service Management
18 49 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
18 49 (4.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 147 (14.77%) SQL
2 77 (7.74%) Python
3 65 (6.53%) Java
4 58 (5.83%) JavaScript
5 55 (5.53%) PowerShell
6 45 (4.52%) Perl
7 42 (4.22%) C#
8 22 (2.21%) Bash Shell
9 21 (2.11%) PHP
10 16 (1.61%) C
10 16 (1.61%) T-SQL
11 14 (1.41%) Shell Script
11 14 (1.41%) TypeScript
12 6 (0.60%) C++
12 6 (0.60%) Java 8
13 5 (0.50%) R
14 4 (0.40%) ABAP
14 4 (0.40%) Ruby
14 4 (0.40%) VBA
14 4 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 121 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 86 (8.64%) SC Cleared
3 59 (5.93%) Degree
4 58 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (3.82%) DV Cleared
6 33 (3.32%) PMI Certification
7 32 (3.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 27 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (2.51%) CCNP
9 25 (2.51%) MCSE
10 24 (2.41%) PMP
11 23 (2.31%) CCNA
12 21 (2.11%) ISEB
13 20 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 16 (1.61%) MCSA
15 13 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 12 (1.21%) APMP
17 11 (1.11%) CCIE
18 10 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
18 10 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (14.17%) PMO
2 57 (5.73%) QA
3 22 (2.21%) SLA
4 15 (1.51%) GDPR
5 9 (0.90%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.80%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.70%) GMP
7 7 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.60%) COBIT
9 5 (0.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 4 (0.40%) P3O
11 3 (0.30%) DO-178B
11 3 (0.30%) GxP
11 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.20%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.10%) DO-254
13 1 (0.10%) EMIR
13 1 (0.10%) HL7
13 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 102 (10.25%) Active Directory
2 63 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.21%) Hyper-V
4 21 (2.11%) Docker
5 19 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (1.31%) NFS
8 12 (1.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 12 (1.21%) vSphere
8 12 (1.21%) XenApp
9 10 (1.01%) Firmware
10 6 (0.60%) HDFS
11 4 (0.40%) KVM
11 4 (0.40%) LXC
11 4 (0.40%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.40%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.30%) vCloud
12 3 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 40 (4.02%) Ansible
2 31 (3.12%) Puppet
3 29 (2.91%) Single Sign-On
4 28 (2.81%) SCCM
5 24 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (1.41%) Data Guard
6 14 (1.41%) Terraform
7 11 (1.11%) Kubernetes
8 10 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
8 10 (1.01%) WSUS
9 9 (0.90%) Nagios
10 8 (0.80%) Foglight
10 8 (0.80%) Packer
11 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.60%) Opsview
11 6 (0.60%) vRealize
12 5 (0.50%) FortiGate
12 5 (0.50%) vCenter Server
13 4 (0.40%) OVSD
Vendors
1 195 (19.60%) Microsoft
2 97 (9.75%) VMware
3 92 (9.25%) Oracle
4 75 (7.54%) Cisco
5 47 (4.72%) Citrix
6 33 (3.32%) SAP
7 32 (3.22%) Red Hat
7 32 (3.22%) ServiceNow
8 30 (3.02%) CheckPoint
9 25 (2.51%) IBM
10 23 (2.31%) Google
11 21 (2.11%) F5
11 21 (2.11%) HP
11 21 (2.11%) NetApp
12 18 (1.81%) Remedy
13 16 (1.61%) SolarWinds
14 15 (1.51%) Atlassian
15 14 (1.41%) Xerox
16 13 (1.31%) Automation Anywhere
16 13 (1.31%) Juniper