Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 237 207
Rank change year-on-year -24 -30 +4
Contract jobs citing Change Control 928 965 1,229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.99% 1.08% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.29% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 602 801
England median daily rate £410 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.91% +3.44% -
10th Percentile £267 £221 £250
90th Percentile £591 £588 £545
UK median daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 63 45
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.61% +11.73%
10th Percentile £13.30 £17.37 £12.74
90th Percentile £43.35 £47.00 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £37.13
% change year-on-year - -25.93% +18.08%

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 79,186 74,761 81,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.88% 84.02% 82.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,339 49,856 53,987
England median daily rate £451 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.97% +2.94% +4.94%
10th Percentile £295 £270 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,905 2,046 2,405
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.37 £11.34
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year -4.00% +0.60% +24.25%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -20 411 £475 - 65
South East -6 170 £365 -5.75% 57
North of England -26 111 £400 +9.59% 28
Midlands -5 87 £340 -1.81% 29
South West +3 84 £350 -9.39% 14
North West -6 59 £391 +1.62% 16
East of England +7 58 £343 -8.47% 32
West Midlands +6 55 £340 -12.82% 23
Yorkshire -8 43 £394 +0.96% 8
East Midlands -16 32 £375 +11.11% 6
North East -17 9 £500 +43.88% 4
Change Control
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 347 (37.39%) Finance
2 241 (25.97%) Project Management
3 201 (21.66%) Agile Software Development
4 177 (19.07%) PMO
5 170 (18.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 162 (17.46%) PRINCE2
7 150 (16.16%) Microsoft
8 146 (15.73%) Risk Management
9 124 (13.36%) Windows
10 119 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
10 119 (12.82%) Security Cleared
11 118 (12.72%) Change Management
11 118 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
12 109 (11.75%) Microsoft Project
13 90 (9.70%) Active Directory
14 84 (9.05%) ITIL
15 83 (8.94%) SQL Server
15 83 (8.94%) VMware
16 81 (8.73%) Firewall
17 80 (8.62%) Oracle
17 80 (8.62%) Cisco
18 76 (8.19%) SharePoint
18 76 (8.19%) Microsoft Office
18 76 (8.19%) Programme Management
19 71 (7.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 70 (7.54%) SC Cleared
21 68 (7.33%) QA
21 68 (7.33%) Management Information System
22 66 (7.11%) SQL
23 65 (7.00%) Degree

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 (8.19%) SharePoint
2 43 (4.63%) MS Exchange
3 34 (3.66%) IIS
4 20 (2.16%) Confluence
5 17 (1.83%) Apache
6 13 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.08%) CMS
8 7 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (0.65%) Drupal
9 6 (0.65%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.65%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.54%) Tuxedo
11 4 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.32%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 119 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 109 (11.75%) Microsoft Project
3 76 (8.19%) Microsoft Office
4 71 (7.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 51 (5.50%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.75%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.43%) Maya
7 4 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 16 (1.72%) RMDS
2 11 (1.19%) Elite 3E
2 11 (1.19%) Markit EDM
3 10 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.08%) Temenos T24
4 5 (0.54%) Primavera
4 5 (0.54%) SAP Payroll
5 4 (0.43%) CA PPM
5 4 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.43%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.43%) Temenos Globus
6 3 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.32%) Cognos Planning
6 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.22%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.22%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 49 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (3.45%) Office 365
4 21 (2.26%) IaaS
5 18 (1.94%) PaaS
6 8 (0.86%) Mimecast
7 7 (0.75%) GitHub
8 6 (0.65%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.65%) SaaS
9 5 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.43%) AWS CloudTrail
11 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.22%) Boomi
12 2 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.22%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.11%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 81 (8.73%) Firewall
2 50 (5.39%) WAN
3 44 (4.74%) LAN
3 44 (4.74%) SAN
4 43 (4.63%) TCP/IP
5 40 (4.31%) DNS
6 26 (2.80%) VPN
7 24 (2.59%) Network Security
8 23 (2.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 23 (2.48%) Wireless
9 21 (2.26%) DHCP
10 20 (2.16%) SSL
11 18 (1.94%) Internet
12 14 (1.51%) VLAN
13 13 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (0.97%) NAS
14 9 (0.97%) NetScaler
15 7 (0.75%) VoIP
16 6 (0.65%) ISDN
16 6 (0.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (1.19%) Big Data
3 11 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.65%) MariaDB
5 6 (0.65%) MongoDB
5 6 (0.65%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.54%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.54%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.43%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.32%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 40 (4.31%) JIRA
2 24 (2.59%) Git (software)
3 15 (1.62%) Visual Studio
4 14 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (1.40%) Maven
6 11 (1.19%) Eclipse
7 10 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (1.08%) TeamCity
8 9 (0.97%) Jenkins
8 9 (0.97%) NuGet
9 7 (0.75%) Bitbucket
9 7 (0.75%) Subversion
10 5 (0.54%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.54%) PeopleTools
11 4 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.32%) Ant
12 3 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
13 2 (0.22%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.22%) FitNesse
13 2 (0.22%) MSTest
General
1 347 (37.39%) Finance
2 60 (6.47%) Banking
3 45 (4.85%) Retail
4 29 (3.13%) Legal
5 27 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.69%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.26%) Law
7 21 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (2.05%) Back Office
9 15 (1.62%) Military
10 12 (1.29%) Investment Banking
11 11 (1.19%) Billing
12 9 (0.97%) Front Office
13 8 (0.86%) Advertising
13 8 (0.86%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.75%) Marketing
15 5 (0.54%) Publishing
16 4 (0.43%) Electronics
16 4 (0.43%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (17.67%) Project Manager
2 152 (16.38%) Analyst
3 99 (10.67%) Developer
4 53 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 46 (4.96%) PMO Analyst
6 42 (4.53%) Architect
7 37 (3.99%) Consultant
8 35 (3.77%) Network Engineer
9 33 (3.56%) PMO Lead
10 32 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
10 32 (3.45%) Senior Manager
11 30 (3.23%) .NET Developer
11 30 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
11 30 (3.23%) Senior PMO
11 30 (3.23%) Service Analyst
12 28 (3.02%) Coordinator
13 27 (2.91%) Administrator
13 27 (2.91%) IT Manager
14 25 (2.69%) Programme Manager
14 25 (2.69%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (6.90%) .NET
2 50 (5.39%) Web Services
3 35 (3.77%) ASP.NET
4 33 (3.56%) WCF
5 31 (3.34%) ASP.NET Web API
6 30 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (2.26%) XML
8 14 (1.51%) Middleware
8 14 (1.51%) REST
9 9 (0.97%) .NET Core
10 8 (0.86%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.75%) HTML
11 7 (0.75%) XSD
12 6 (0.65%) JSON
12 6 (0.65%) XSLT
13 4 (0.43%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.43%) CSS
13 4 (0.43%) Software Packaging
13 4 (0.43%) Spring
14 3 (0.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 118 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (7.33%) Management Information System
3 42 (4.53%) Data Centre
4 37 (3.99%) N-Tier
5 32 (3.45%) Virtual Team
6 25 (2.69%) PMI
7 16 (1.72%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.19%) FMCG
9 9 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (0.97%) Mainframe
9 9 (0.97%) NHS
10 7 (0.75%) Credit Risk
10 7 (0.75%) Replication
10 7 (0.75%) Robotics
11 6 (0.65%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.65%) Market Risk
11 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Licensing
12 5 (0.54%) BYOD
12 5 (0.54%) HP Storage
12 5 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 124 (13.36%) Windows
2 54 (5.82%) Linux
3 47 (5.06%) Windows Server
4 36 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (3.56%) Unix
5 33 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (2.48%) Windows 7
6 23 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (1.51%) Windows 10
8 13 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.54%) Android
9 5 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.54%) Solaris
10 4 (0.43%) AIX
11 3 (0.32%) CentOS
11 3 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.22%) HPUX
12 2 (0.22%) SUSE
12 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (25.97%) Project Management
2 201 (21.66%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (18.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 162 (17.46%) PRINCE2
5 146 (15.73%) Risk Management
6 118 (12.72%) Change Management
7 84 (9.05%) ITIL
8 76 (8.19%) Programme Management
9 61 (6.57%) Scrum
10 60 (6.47%) Migration
11 53 (5.71%) Project Planning
12 52 (5.60%) Business Analysis
13 50 (5.39%) Configuration Management
14 47 (5.06%) Waterfall
14 47 (5.06%) Workflow
15 45 (4.85%) Project Governance
15 45 (4.85%) SDLC
16 44 (4.74%) Problem Management
17 42 (4.53%) TDD
18 41 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (7.11%) SQL
2 59 (6.36%) C#
3 46 (4.96%) Java
4 29 (3.13%) C
5 21 (2.26%) Python
6 20 (2.16%) C++
6 20 (2.16%) PowerShell
7 15 (1.62%) Perl
7 15 (1.62%) PHP
7 15 (1.62%) VBA
8 14 (1.51%) JavaScript
9 9 (0.97%) CQL
10 8 (0.86%) VBScript
11 7 (0.75%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.75%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.54%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.43%) Ada
14 3 (0.32%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.32%) COBOL
14 3 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 119 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 70 (7.54%) SC Cleared
3 65 (7.00%) Degree
4 52 (5.60%) PMI Certification
5 48 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 39 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (3.88%) PMP
8 23 (2.48%) CCNA
8 23 (2.48%) CCNP
9 22 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 21 (2.26%) DV Cleared
11 19 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (1.94%) APMP
13 17 (1.83%) CISSP
14 11 (1.19%) MCP
14 11 (1.19%) MCSE
15 9 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
15 9 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
16 7 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (19.07%) PMO
2 68 (7.33%) QA
3 20 (2.16%) GDPR
3 20 (2.16%) SLA
4 17 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.40%) ISO 9001
6 12 (1.29%) PCI DSS
7 10 (1.08%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.65%) MiFID
8 6 (0.65%) RMADS
9 5 (0.54%) PMBOK
9 5 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 4 (0.43%) GMP
10 4 (0.43%) P3O
11 3 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.32%) IFRS
11 3 (0.32%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.22%) GCP
12 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 90 (9.70%) Active Directory
2 49 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.37%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (0.97%) Docker
5 9 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.75%) vSphere
6 7 (0.75%) XenApp
7 3 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.32%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.32%) XenServer
8 2 (0.22%) Cronacle
8 2 (0.22%) NFS
8 2 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.11%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.11%) Postfix
9 1 (0.11%) vCloud
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 32 (3.45%) SCCM
2 18 (1.94%) Puppet
3 9 (0.97%) Opsview
3 9 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (0.75%) Kubernetes
4 7 (0.75%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.65%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.54%) Nagios
6 5 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.54%) WSUS
7 4 (0.43%) Ansible
8 3 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.32%) Control-M
8 3 (0.32%) MOM
8 3 (0.32%) Nessus
8 3 (0.32%) SCOM
9 2 (0.22%) Cacti
9 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 150 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 83 (8.94%) VMware
3 80 (8.62%) Cisco
3 80 (8.62%) Oracle
4 47 (5.06%) SAP
5 44 (4.74%) Citrix
6 43 (4.63%) CheckPoint
7 39 (4.20%) HP
8 22 (2.37%) Bloomberg
8 22 (2.37%) Dell
9 21 (2.26%) Red Hat
10 19 (2.05%) IBM
11 18 (1.94%) Reuters
12 17 (1.83%) F5
13 11 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (1.19%) Xerox
14 10 (1.08%) Intapp
14 10 (1.08%) Juniper
15 9 (0.97%) Sophos
16 8 (0.86%) Remedy