Period
to 19 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ITGC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITGC over the 6 months to 19 November 2019 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.

IT General Controls (ITGC)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 749 826 851
Rank change year-on-year +77 +25 -16
Contract jobs citing ITGC 12 41 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.043% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.15% 0.41% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 3
England median daily rate £494 £525 £800
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.95% -34.38% +82.86%
10th Percentile £343 £353 £575
90th Percentile £863 £653 £825
UK median daily rate £494 £525 £800
% change year-on-year -5.95% -34.38% +82.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -

ITGC is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 8,018 10,108 11,775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.49% 10.70% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,049 6,462 7,755
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £241 £256 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 358 344 322
England median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.14% +10.00% -11.77%
10th Percentile £11.09 £11.03 £11.00
90th Percentile £56.08 £50.55 £49.28
UK median hourly rate £21.42 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.66% +10.00% -13.67%

ITGC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for ITGC in England

ITGC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITGC in England

ITGC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITGC in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITGC in England

ITGC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITGC in England

ITGC
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 ITGC within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2019. 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 +53 10 £619 +17.86%
South East - 1 £320 -
South West - 1 £450 -
ITGC
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ITGC 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 ITGC.

1 7 (58.33%) Banking
1 7 (58.33%) IT Audit
2 5 (41.67%) Cryptography
3 4 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 3 (25.00%) CISA
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Internal Audit
5 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) Decision-Making
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) NIST
6 1 (8.33%) Service Design
6 1 (8.33%) Business Process Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (8.33%) GCP
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) CISM
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (8.33%) Data Security
6 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security
6 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking

ITGC
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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Azure
1 1 (8.33%) GCP
General
1 7 (58.33%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Audit Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Auditor
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Audit Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Auditor
3 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) IT Audit
2 5 (41.67%) Cryptography
3 4 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) Decision-Making
4 2 (16.67%) Internal Audit
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (8.33%) Business Process Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Data Security
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) Service Design
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (8.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (8.33%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) NIST
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
1 1 (8.33%) IBM