Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 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
England > London
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 298 278 248
Rank change year-on-year -20 -30 -7
Contract jobs citing Change Control 391 345 438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.85% 0.87% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.00% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 214 287
London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £316 £291
90th Percentile £650 £618 £638
England median daily rate £425 £425 £395
% change year-on-year - +7.73% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 23 5
London median hourly rate £21.50 £45.59 £13.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.84% +246.17% -38.02%
10th Percentile £20.65 £19.53 £12.02
90th Percentile £22.55 £47.40 £16.65
England median hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -11.29% +12.73% -12.42%

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 40,125 34,371 37,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.32% 86.47% 86.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,023 24,677 27,003
London median daily rate £500 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +1.67%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 561 388 396
London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.05% +10.53%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.68 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £52.50 £52.10
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -13.73% +8.51% +11.90%

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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 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
Central London -38 61 £500 +5.26% 11
West London -41 17 £410 -3.59% 9
South London -64 13 £481 +1.32% 3
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 London region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 161 (41.18%) Finance
2 113 (28.90%) Project Management
3 98 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (17.14%) PRINCE2
6 66 (16.88%) Change Management
7 62 (15.86%) PMO
8 56 (14.32%) Microsoft
9 53 (13.55%) Problem-Solving
10 48 (12.28%) Security Cleared
11 47 (12.02%) Microsoft Project
12 46 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
13 44 (11.25%) Risk Management
14 43 (11.00%) Microsoft Excel
14 43 (11.00%) Banking
15 42 (10.74%) Business Analysis
15 42 (10.74%) Cisco
16 37 (9.46%) SC Cleared
17 35 (8.95%) Active Directory
18 34 (8.70%) Citrix
18 34 (8.70%) Firewall
18 34 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 34 (8.70%) Project Governance
19 31 (7.93%) Windows
20 30 (7.67%) User Acceptance Testing
21 29 (7.42%) CheckPoint
21 29 (7.42%) VMware
21 29 (7.42%) Programme Management
22 28 (7.16%) Migration
22 28 (7.16%) Linux

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 23 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 21 (5.37%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.09%) Confluence
4 10 (2.56%) Apache
5 9 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.79%) IIS
6 7 (1.79%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.77%) Drupal
8 3 (0.77%) MS Project Server
8 3 (0.77%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.77%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.51%) JBoss
9 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 47 (12.02%) Microsoft Project
2 43 (11.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (6.39%) Microsoft Office
5 19 (4.86%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.26%) Avid Media Composer
6 1 (0.26%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.26%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.32%) RMDS
2 6 (1.53%) ION MarketView
3 5 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.28%) Elite 3E
3 5 (1.28%) Markit EDM
3 5 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.02%) CA PPM
4 4 (1.02%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.77%) Cognos Planning
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.77%) Primavera
6 2 (0.51%) Northgate Housing
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.51%) Temenos Globus
6 2 (0.51%) Workfront
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.32%) Office 365
4 12 (3.07%) GitHub
5 10 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (2.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (2.05%) AWS CloudTrail
7 7 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.53%) IaaS
9 4 (1.02%) PaaS
10 2 (0.51%) G Suite
10 2 (0.51%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.51%) SaaS
10 2 (0.51%) Slack
10 2 (0.51%) Trello
11 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.26%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.70%) Firewall
2 24 (6.14%) WAN
3 20 (5.12%) LAN
4 15 (3.84%) SAN
5 13 (3.32%) SSL
6 11 (2.81%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (2.56%) LTE
8 9 (2.30%) Network Security
8 9 (2.30%) TCP/IP
9 8 (2.05%) BGP
9 8 (2.05%) DNS
9 8 (2.05%) OSPF
10 7 (1.79%) DHCP
10 7 (1.79%) Internet
10 7 (1.79%) Multicast
10 7 (1.79%) SMS
10 7 (1.79%) VPN
11 5 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (1.28%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.05%) Data Mining
5 7 (1.79%) Big Data
6 6 (1.53%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.28%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.02%) PowerCenter
8 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.77%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.77%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.51%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (6.14%) JIRA
2 13 (3.32%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.81%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.30%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.02%) Subversion
8 3 (0.77%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.77%) Maven
8 3 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.51%) Ant
9 2 (0.51%) JUnit
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.26%) FishEye
10 1 (0.26%) Hudson
10 1 (0.26%) jMock
10 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.26%) Zephyr
General
1 161 (41.18%) Finance
2 43 (11.00%) Banking
3 22 (5.63%) Back Office
4 20 (5.12%) Front Office
5 18 (4.60%) Investment Banking
6 16 (4.09%) Legal
7 12 (3.07%) Marketing
8 11 (2.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (2.81%) Retail
9 10 (2.56%) Law
10 5 (1.28%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.77%) Advertising
12 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.77%) Military
12 3 (0.77%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.51%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.26%) Billing
14 1 (0.26%) Local Government
14 1 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (19.95%) Project Manager
2 56 (14.32%) Analyst
3 38 (9.72%) Developer
4 32 (8.18%) Architect
5 24 (6.14%) Business Analyst
6 19 (4.86%) Network Engineer
7 18 (4.60%) Senior Manager
8 16 (4.09%) Administrator
8 16 (4.09%) Senior PMO
9 15 (3.84%) PMO Lead
9 15 (3.84%) Senior Project Manager
9 15 (3.84%) Service Analyst
10 14 (3.58%) Infrastructure Manager
11 13 (3.32%) Consultant
11 13 (3.32%) Security Manager
11 13 (3.32%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (3.07%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 12 (3.07%) Security Project Manager
13 10 (2.56%) PMO Analyst
13 10 (2.56%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.58%) AngularJS
2 13 (3.32%) .NET
2 13 (3.32%) Node.js
2 13 (3.32%) RxJS
2 13 (3.32%) Socket.IO
3 10 (2.56%) XML
4 8 (2.05%) Kendo UI
5 7 (1.79%) Middleware
6 5 (1.28%) Web Services
6 5 (1.28%) XSLT
7 4 (1.02%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.02%) Java EE
7 4 (1.02%) JMS
7 4 (1.02%) WinForms
7 4 (1.02%) XSD
8 3 (0.77%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.77%) CSS
8 3 (0.77%) FpML
8 3 (0.77%) HTML
8 3 (0.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.39%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (2.56%) Fixed Income
4 10 (2.56%) Virtual Team
5 9 (2.30%) Robotics
6 7 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (1.79%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.53%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.28%) Equities
8 5 (1.28%) PMI
8 5 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.02%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.02%) CMDB
9 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.02%) FMCG
9 4 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.02%) User Experience
10 3 (0.77%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.93%) Windows
2 28 (7.16%) Linux
3 15 (3.84%) Unix
4 9 (2.30%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.53%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.77%) Android
9 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.77%) CentOS
9 3 (0.77%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.77%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.26%) Check Point GAiA
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (28.90%) Project Management
2 98 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 67 (17.14%) PRINCE2
5 66 (16.88%) Change Management
6 53 (13.55%) Problem-Solving
7 44 (11.25%) Risk Management
8 42 (10.74%) Business Analysis
9 34 (8.70%) Project Governance
10 30 (7.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 29 (7.42%) Programme Management
12 28 (7.16%) Migration
13 27 (6.91%) Data Modelling
13 27 (6.91%) Workflow
14 26 (6.65%) ITIL
15 23 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
15 23 (5.88%) Test Automation
16 22 (5.63%) Open Source
16 22 (5.63%) System Testing
16 22 (5.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.16%) SQL
2 25 (6.39%) Java
3 19 (4.86%) JavaScript
4 18 (4.60%) Python
5 15 (3.84%) PowerShell
6 13 (3.32%) TypeScript
7 11 (2.81%) C#
8 9 (2.30%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.79%) C
9 7 (1.79%) VBA
10 5 (1.28%) C++
10 5 (1.28%) PHP
10 5 (1.28%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.02%) Perl
11 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.02%) VBScript
12 3 (0.77%) Ruby
12 3 (0.77%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.51%) R
14 1 (0.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 48 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 37 (9.46%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (4.60%) Degree
4 18 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 16 (4.09%) APMP
6 12 (3.07%) PMI Certification
7 10 (2.56%) CCIE
7 10 (2.56%) PMP
8 9 (2.30%) CISSP
9 8 (2.05%) CCNP
10 7 (1.79%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.28%) CCNA
11 5 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.02%) CCSA
12 4 (1.02%) CCSE
12 4 (1.02%) CIMA
12 4 (1.02%) MCSE
12 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (15.86%) PMO
2 26 (6.65%) QA
3 14 (3.58%) GDPR
4 7 (1.79%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 6 (1.53%) GMP
6 5 (1.28%) SLA
7 4 (1.02%) IFRS
7 4 (1.02%) MiFID
7 4 (1.02%) PCI DSS
7 4 (1.02%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.77%) EMIR
8 3 (0.77%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.51%) COBIT
9 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.26%) GxP
10 1 (0.26%) HL7
10 1 (0.26%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 35 (8.95%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.58%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.79%) ProxySG
5 4 (1.02%) XenApp
6 3 (0.77%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.77%) Docker
6 3 (0.77%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.51%) vSphere
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (3.84%) SCCM
2 9 (2.30%) Puppet
3 7 (1.79%) Ansible
4 4 (1.02%) CASB
5 3 (0.77%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.77%) Control-M
5 3 (0.77%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.51%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.51%) SCOM
6 2 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.51%) WMI
7 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.26%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.26%) FreeIPA
7 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.26%) Nagios
7 1 (0.26%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (14.32%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.74%) Cisco
3 34 (8.70%) Citrix
4 29 (7.42%) CheckPoint
4 29 (7.42%) VMware
5 20 (5.12%) Oracle
6 18 (4.60%) Dell
7 17 (4.35%) HP
8 15 (3.84%) Reuters
9 14 (3.58%) Bloomberg
10 13 (3.32%) McAfee
10 13 (3.32%) Red Hat
11 12 (3.07%) IBM
12 11 (2.81%) Cognos
12 11 (2.81%) Juniper
13 10 (2.56%) F5
14 9 (2.30%) Symantec
15 8 (2.05%) Atlassian
15 8 (2.05%) Blue Coat
15 8 (2.05%) ServiceNow