Period
to 23 October 2021

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 23 October 2021 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
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 706 482 777
Rank change year-on-year -224 +295 +61
Contract jobs citing ITGC 33 12 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.049% 0.044% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 0.37% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 8
10th Percentile £405 £392 £341
25th Percentile £432 £470 £361
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £508 £508 £494
Median % change year-on-year - +2.78% -1.25%
75th Percentile £575 £524 £716
90th Percentile £713 £538 £808
UK median daily rate £518 £510 £494
% change year-on-year +1.47% +3.29% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £60.00 - £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 8,470 3,231 8,695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.60% 11.76% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,721 2,072 5,596
10th Percentile £259 £281 £250
25th Percentile £385 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £474 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.54% +5.28% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £550
90th Percentile £690 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 142 355
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.75 £10.99
25th Percentile £13.00 £13.99 £14.13
Median hourly rate £20.54 £22.25 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -7.70% +5.95% -2.91%
75th Percentile £45.91 £45.00 £47.50
90th Percentile £62.33 £55.00 £56.15
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £21.05 £20.89
% change year-on-year -4.99% +0.77% +3.57%

ITGC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for ITGC in England

ITGC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ITGC in England.

Daily rate trend for ITGC in England

ITGC
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ITGC in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for ITGC in England

ITGC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ITGC in England.

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 23 October 2021. 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 -178 28 £533 +3.40%
East of England -66 2 £500 -1.48%
South East - 1 £675 -
South West - 1 £365 -
ITGC
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, 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 26 (78.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 23 (69.70%) Finance
3 21 (63.64%) CISA
4 19 (57.58%) Risk Management
4 19 (57.58%) IT Audit
5 13 (39.39%) CRISC
6 12 (36.36%) IT Governance
6 12 (36.36%) CISM
7 11 (33.33%) SAP
7 11 (33.33%) ERP
8 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (30.30%) Remediation Plan
9 9 (27.27%) ITIL
9 9 (27.27%) Degree
10 8 (24.24%) COBIT
10 8 (24.24%) CMMI
10 8 (24.24%) CGEIT
11 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
12 6 (18.18%) Information Security
12 6 (18.18%) SaaS
12 6 (18.18%) Change Control
13 5 (15.15%) Social Skills
13 5 (15.15%) CISSP
14 4 (12.12%) Security Management
14 4 (12.12%) Cybersecurity
14 4 (12.12%) Splunk
15 3 (9.09%) Information Assurance
15 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
15 3 (9.09%) Coaching

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 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 23 (69.70%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (15.15%) Social Skills
4 3 (9.09%) Advertising
4 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.03%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (3.03%) Polish Language
6 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Auditor
1 8 (24.24%) Consultant
1 8 (24.24%) IT Auditor
2 7 (21.21%) SOX Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) SOX Auditor
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) IT Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Risk Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Internal Auditor
5 1 (3.03%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) CMDB
2 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) IT Audit
1 19 (57.58%) Risk Management
2 12 (36.36%) IT Governance
3 11 (33.33%) ERP
4 10 (30.30%) Remediation Plan
5 9 (27.27%) ITIL
6 8 (24.24%) CMMI
7 6 (18.18%) Change Control
7 6 (18.18%) Information Security
8 4 (12.12%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (12.12%) Security Management
9 3 (9.09%) Coaching
9 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
9 3 (9.09%) Decision-Making
9 3 (9.09%) ETL
9 3 (9.09%) Information Assurance
10 2 (6.06%) Data Lineage
10 2 (6.06%) Internal Audit
10 2 (6.06%) Master Data Management
10 2 (6.06%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 21 (63.64%) CISA
2 13 (39.39%) CRISC
3 12 (36.36%) CISM
4 9 (27.27%) Degree
5 8 (24.24%) CGEIT
6 5 (15.15%) CISSP
7 3 (9.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (3.03%) IRCA
8 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
8 1 (3.03%) PMP
8 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (78.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (24.24%) COBIT
3 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (9.09%) SOC 2
4 2 (6.06%) GRC
4 2 (6.06%) IFRS
4 2 (6.06%) NIST
5 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (3.03%) GDPR
5 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (3.03%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) RSA Archer
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.03%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.03%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) SAP
2 4 (12.12%) Splunk
3 2 (6.06%) CyberArk
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) Qualys
3 2 (6.06%) Tripwire
4 1 (3.03%) BMC
4 1 (3.03%) BT
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Dell
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft