Period
to 22 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 July 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.

Change Control
England > London
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 365 295 281
Rank change year-on-year -70 -14 -27
Contract jobs citing Change Control 227 405 365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.88% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.99% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 295 231
London median daily rate £472 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.65% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £304
90th Percentile £644 £675 £638
England median daily rate £413 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 20
London median hourly rate £53.00 £22.63 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.25% -2.16% +55.20%
10th Percentile £51.50 £20.63 £17.98
90th Percentile £54.50 £27.55 £47.67
England median hourly rate £24.11 £28.34 £30.00
% change year-on-year -14.94% -5.53% +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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 36,205 40,705 37,041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.85% 88.26% 87.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,917 29,520 26,451
London median daily rate £523 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.50% +2.56% +5.41%
10th Percentile £344 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £656
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 555 399
London median hourly rate £24.76 £25.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.98% +5.26% +11.29%
10th Percentile £12.50 £14.00 £12.78
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £51.40
England median hourly rate £25.12 £22.50 £24.47
% change year-on-year +11.64% -8.04% +4.12%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Change Control as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in London

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Change Control in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in London

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in London over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in London

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in London

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Central London -13 38 £450 -15.89% 13
South London +21 12 £415 -30.83% 3
West London +9 8 £300 -27.27% 11
East London +9 2 £350 - 1
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 89 (39.21%) Finance
2 65 (28.63%) Project Management
3 53 (23.35%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
5 41 (18.06%) Change Management
5 41 (18.06%) Windows
6 40 (17.62%) Microsoft
7 37 (16.30%) PMO
8 30 (13.22%) SQL
9 27 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (11.89%) Security Cleared
10 25 (11.01%) SC Cleared
10 25 (11.01%) Degree
10 25 (11.01%) Risk Management
10 25 (11.01%) PRINCE2
11 24 (10.57%) ITIL
12 23 (10.13%) Banking
12 23 (10.13%) Decision-Making
13 22 (9.69%) Oracle
14 20 (8.81%) CRM
14 20 (8.81%) Configuration Management
14 20 (8.81%) Programme Management
15 19 (8.37%) Scrum
15 19 (8.37%) Migration
15 19 (8.37%) SAP
16 18 (7.93%) SQL Server
16 18 (7.93%) JavaScript
16 18 (7.93%) .NET
16 18 (7.93%) Root Cause Analysis

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 15 (6.61%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.29%) WebLogic
3 11 (4.85%) SAS
4 10 (4.41%) Apache
4 10 (4.41%) GlassFish
4 10 (4.41%) WebSphere
4 10 (4.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (3.08%) JCAPS
6 6 (2.64%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.64%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.20%) Confluence
8 4 (1.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.76%) IIS
8 4 (1.76%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.44%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (7.49%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (6.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (3.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.20%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.32%) SAP HCM
3 3 (1.32%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.88%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.88%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.88%) Primavera
4 2 (0.88%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.44%) Maximo
5 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.44%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.41%) Office 365
3 9 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (1.32%) Power Platform
5 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Flow
5 2 (0.88%) PaaS
5 2 (0.88%) PowerApps
5 2 (0.88%) ShareGate
6 1 (0.44%) Force.com
6 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.44%) IaaS
6 1 (0.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.29%) Firewall
1 12 (5.29%) TCP/IP
1 12 (5.29%) WAN
2 10 (4.41%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (4.41%) FTP
3 8 (3.52%) DNS
3 8 (3.52%) NX-OS
4 7 (3.08%) MPLS
5 6 (2.64%) HTTP
5 6 (2.64%) LAN
6 5 (2.20%) BGP
7 4 (1.76%) BIG-IP
7 4 (1.76%) Network Security
7 4 (1.76%) OSPF
7 4 (1.76%) Wireless
8 3 (1.32%) IPsec
8 3 (1.32%) VLAN
8 3 (1.32%) VPN
8 3 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.93%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.61%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.85%) Base SAS
3 11 (4.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 9 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.08%) Big Data
5 7 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Kudu
6 1 (0.44%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.44%) Bigtable
6 1 (0.44%) GIS
6 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.44%) Impala
6 1 (0.44%) MySQL
6 1 (0.44%) OLTP
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.44%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (5.29%) Maven
2 10 (4.41%) Ant
2 10 (4.41%) JIRA
3 8 (3.52%) JUnit
3 8 (3.52%) Subversion
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.44%) FishEye
5 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.44%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (0.44%) jMock
5 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 89 (39.21%) Finance
2 23 (10.13%) Banking
3 12 (5.29%) Back Office
4 11 (4.85%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.52%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.52%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.52%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.20%) Marketing
7 3 (1.32%) Front Office
7 3 (1.32%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (0.88%) French Language
9 1 (0.44%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.44%) Games
9 1 (0.44%) German Language
9 1 (0.44%) Law
9 1 (0.44%) Legal
9 1 (0.44%) Local Government
9 1 (0.44%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.44%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (14.10%) Project Manager
2 24 (10.57%) Developer
3 23 (10.13%) Analyst
4 15 (6.61%) Consultant
5 14 (6.17%) Network Engineer
6 11 (4.85%) Data Engineer
6 11 (4.85%) Senior Data Engineer
7 10 (4.41%) Integration Developer
7 10 (4.41%) PMO Manager
8 9 (3.96%) Programme Manager
9 8 (3.52%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.08%) Change Manager
10 7 (3.08%) CRM Developer
11 6 (2.64%) Agile Project Manager
11 6 (2.64%) Governance Manager
11 6 (2.64%) PMO Analyst
11 6 (2.64%) Scrum Master
11 6 (2.64%) Senior Manager
11 6 (2.64%) Splunk Consultant
12 5 (2.20%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.93%) .NET
2 13 (5.73%) XML
3 11 (4.85%) Java EE
3 11 (4.85%) Middleware
4 10 (4.41%) DOM
4 10 (4.41%) JDBC
4 10 (4.41%) JMS
4 10 (4.41%) SAX
4 10 (4.41%) Spring
5 9 (3.96%) Ajax
5 9 (3.96%) RESTful
6 7 (3.08%) J2EE
7 6 (2.64%) CSS
7 6 (2.64%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (2.20%) HTML
8 5 (2.20%) LDAP
9 4 (1.76%) Apache Sling
9 4 (1.76%) FpML
9 4 (1.76%) SAML
10 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.05%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (6.17%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.73%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (4.41%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.96%) Clustering
7 8 (3.52%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.76%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.32%) PMI
10 2 (0.88%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.88%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.88%) NHS
10 2 (0.88%) User Experience
11 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.44%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.44%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.06%) Windows
2 12 (5.29%) Unix
3 11 (4.85%) Linux
4 10 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.96%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (28.63%) Project Management
2 53 (23.35%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (18.06%) Change Management
3 41 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (11.01%) PRINCE2
5 25 (11.01%) Risk Management
6 24 (10.57%) ITIL
7 23 (10.13%) Decision-Making
8 20 (8.81%) Configuration Management
8 20 (8.81%) CRM
8 20 (8.81%) Programme Management
9 19 (8.37%) Migration
9 19 (8.37%) Scrum
10 18 (7.93%) Root Cause Analysis
11 17 (7.49%) Quality Management
12 15 (6.61%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (6.61%) Programme Delivery
12 15 (6.61%) SDLC
13 14 (6.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.22%) SQL
2 18 (7.93%) JavaScript
3 14 (6.17%) Java
4 11 (4.85%) C#
4 11 (4.85%) PowerShell
4 11 (4.85%) SAS Macro
4 11 (4.85%) Shell Script
4 11 (4.85%) XPath
5 8 (3.52%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.20%) VBScript
7 4 (1.76%) C
7 4 (1.76%) Perl
7 4 (1.76%) Python
7 4 (1.76%) VB
8 2 (0.88%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.44%) Java 8
9 1 (0.44%) SOQL
9 1 (0.44%) SOSL
9 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (11.89%) Security Cleared
2 25 (11.01%) Degree
2 25 (11.01%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.49%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.08%) CISSP
4 7 (3.08%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 6 (2.64%) CCNP
5 6 (2.64%) CEH
5 6 (2.64%) CHFI
5 6 (2.64%) CISA
5 6 (2.64%) PMP
6 5 (2.20%) CCSA
6 5 (2.20%) CCSE
7 4 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.32%) CCNA
8 3 (1.32%) OCPJP
8 3 (1.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (16.30%) PMO
2 16 (7.05%) QA
3 14 (6.17%) SLA
4 3 (1.32%) P3O
4 3 (1.32%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.88%) Basel III
5 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.88%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.44%) Cronacle
5 1 (0.44%) Docker
5 1 (0.44%) HDFS
5 1 (0.44%) KVM
5 1 (0.44%) LXC
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (3.96%) Control-M
2 6 (2.64%) SCCM
3 2 (0.88%) Check_MK
3 2 (0.88%) Nagios
3 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.44%) Ansible
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.44%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.44%) Iperf
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (17.62%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.69%) Oracle
3 19 (8.37%) SAP
4 16 (7.05%) Cisco
5 10 (4.41%) CheckPoint
5 10 (4.41%) Citrix
5 10 (4.41%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.52%) Splunk
7 7 (3.08%) Palo Alto
7 7 (3.08%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.64%) VMware
9 5 (2.20%) IBM
9 5 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.76%) Adobe
10 4 (1.76%) F5
11 3 (1.32%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.32%) Sun
12 2 (0.88%) CommVault
12 2 (0.88%) Juniper
12 2 (0.88%) NetApp