Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 288 280
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8 -51
Contract jobs citing Change Control 402 393 414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.87% 0.87% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.99% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 261 272
London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +18.75%
10th Percentile £299 £310 £310
90th Percentile £686 £638 £688
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 7
London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.13 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.77% -7.47% -13.00%
10th Percentile £20.63 £13.31 £13.31
90th Percentile £35.00 £22.44 £36.18
England median hourly rate £27.50 £26.90 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.23% -2.18% -

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 40,396 39,675 38,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.48% 88.03% 87.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,171 28,721 27,765
London median daily rate £500 £500 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.76% +3.11%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £643
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 362 404
London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.81 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.94% +6.09% +7.50%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.02 £11.43
90th Percentile £52.88 £50.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

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 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in London over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 October 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 -32 72 £550 +10.00% 23
West London -1 19 £446 +5.00% 7
South London -19 10 £625 +47.06% 4
North London - 3 - - 1
East London -26 1 - - 2
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 160 (39.80%) Finance
2 117 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (27.11%) Project Management
4 84 (20.90%) Microsoft
5 82 (20.40%) SQL
6 74 (18.41%) Linux
7 73 (18.16%) Windows
8 69 (17.16%) ITIL
9 64 (15.92%) Banking
10 61 (15.17%) Change Management
10 61 (15.17%) PRINCE2
11 53 (13.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 53 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
12 50 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
13 49 (12.19%) Firewall
14 48 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
15 47 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
16 45 (11.19%) Active Directory
16 45 (11.19%) JIRA
17 44 (10.95%) PMO
18 43 (10.70%) Programme Management
19 42 (10.45%) Java
19 42 (10.45%) Front Office
20 41 (10.20%) Security Cleared
21 40 (9.95%) SQL Server
22 39 (9.70%) Python
22 39 (9.70%) Risk Management
23 38 (9.45%) Apache
24 37 (9.20%) JavaScript
25 36 (8.96%) Unix

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 38 (9.45%) Apache
2 31 (7.71%) IIS
3 29 (7.21%) Tomcat
4 20 (4.98%) SharePoint
5 18 (4.48%) Confluence
6 9 (2.24%) JBoss
7 7 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.49%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.00%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.00%) Drupal
9 4 (1.00%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.50%) CMS
12 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (8.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (8.71%) Microsoft Project
3 33 (8.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.25%) Avid Media Composer
7 1 (0.25%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 7 (1.74%) ION MarketView
1 7 (1.74%) thinkFolio
2 6 (1.49%) Markit EDM
3 4 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.75%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.25%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.25%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 53 (13.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (5.72%) Office 365
4 21 (5.22%) IaaS
4 21 (5.22%) PaaS
5 13 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (2.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (1.49%) Datadog
7 6 (1.49%) OpenShift
8 5 (1.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (1.24%) Apigee
8 5 (1.24%) AWS CloudTrail
8 5 (1.24%) GitHub
8 5 (1.24%) SaaS
8 5 (1.24%) Trello
9 4 (1.00%) OneDrive
9 4 (1.00%) Slack
10 3 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.75%) Cloudflare
10 3 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (12.19%) Firewall
2 22 (5.47%) OSPF
3 21 (5.22%) DNS
4 19 (4.73%) TCP/IP
5 18 (4.48%) BGP
5 18 (4.48%) Internet
6 17 (4.23%) VPN
6 17 (4.23%) WAN
7 16 (3.98%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (3.98%) Network Security
8 13 (3.23%) LAN
9 12 (2.99%) SSL
10 11 (2.74%) EIGRP
10 11 (2.74%) HTTP
10 11 (2.74%) SAN
11 10 (2.49%) Wireless
12 9 (2.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (2.24%) Multicast
12 9 (2.24%) NetScaler
12 9 (2.24%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.98%) NoSQL
3 15 (3.73%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.74%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.74%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.24%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.24%) MySQL
9 4 (1.00%) Apache Kudu
9 4 (1.00%) Big Data
9 4 (1.00%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.00%) Impala
9 4 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.75%) Aerospike
10 3 (0.75%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 45 (11.19%) JIRA
2 25 (6.22%) Git (software)
3 20 (4.98%) Subversion
4 15 (3.73%) Maven
4 15 (3.73%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (3.48%) Cucumber
6 13 (3.23%) IBM UrbanCode
7 12 (2.99%) Artifactory
7 12 (2.99%) Jenkins
8 11 (2.74%) Selenium
8 11 (2.74%) TeamCity
9 10 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (2.49%) Visual Studio
10 9 (2.24%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.74%) JUnit
11 7 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.49%) Zephyr
13 5 (1.24%) FishEye
13 5 (1.24%) jMock
General
1 160 (39.80%) Finance
2 64 (15.92%) Banking
3 42 (10.45%) Front Office
4 27 (6.72%) Law
5 25 (6.22%) Investment Banking
6 16 (3.98%) Manufacturing
7 15 (3.73%) Back Office
8 13 (3.23%) Military
9 12 (2.99%) Financial Institution
10 10 (2.49%) Legal
11 9 (2.24%) Marketing
11 9 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (2.24%) Telecoms
12 7 (1.74%) Retail
13 3 (0.75%) Avionics
14 2 (0.50%) Publishing
15 1 (0.25%) Advertising
15 1 (0.25%) Electronics
15 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 69 (17.16%) Developer
2 67 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 30 (7.46%) Analyst
4 23 (5.72%) Architect
4 23 (5.72%) Network Engineer
5 22 (5.47%) C# Developer
6 17 (4.23%) Senior Manager
7 16 (3.98%) Applications Engineer
7 16 (3.98%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (3.98%) Senior Project Manager
8 15 (3.73%) Consultant
9 14 (3.48%) Coordinator
9 14 (3.48%) Java Developer
10 13 (3.23%) Change Manager
11 12 (2.99%) Network Security Engineer
11 12 (2.99%) Security Engineer
12 11 (2.74%) .NET Developer
12 11 (2.74%) Project Coordinator
12 11 (2.74%) Support Analyst
13 10 (2.49%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.71%) .NET
2 29 (7.21%) XML
3 23 (5.72%) Node.js
4 21 (5.22%) AngularJS
5 17 (4.23%) SailPoint
6 16 (3.98%) RxJS
6 16 (3.98%) Socket.IO
7 15 (3.73%) Java EE
8 14 (3.48%) RESTful
9 12 (2.99%) FpML
10 11 (2.74%) HTML
10 11 (2.74%) LDAP
10 11 (2.74%) Middleware
11 10 (2.49%) Kendo UI
11 10 (2.49%) XSD
12 9 (2.24%) ASP.NET
12 9 (2.24%) CSS
12 9 (2.24%) JMS
13 8 (1.99%) .NET Framework
13 8 (1.99%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.73%) Data Centre
3 18 (4.48%) Fixed Income
4 13 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.99%) PMI
6 10 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.24%) iPhone
7 9 (2.24%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.99%) Credit Risk
8 8 (1.99%) PKI
9 6 (1.49%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.49%) Clustering
9 6 (1.49%) Grid Computing
9 6 (1.49%) Market Risk
9 6 (1.49%) User Experience
10 5 (1.24%) CMDB
10 5 (1.24%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.24%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 74 (18.41%) Linux
2 73 (18.16%) Windows
3 36 (8.96%) Unix
4 33 (8.21%) Windows Server
5 24 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (4.98%) Windows 10
7 19 (4.73%) Windows 7
8 15 (3.73%) Android
8 15 (3.73%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.49%) Ubuntu
10 9 (2.24%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (1.24%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.00%) CentOS
14 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (27.11%) Project Management
3 69 (17.16%) ITIL
4 61 (15.17%) Change Management
4 61 (15.17%) PRINCE2
5 48 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
6 47 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (10.70%) Programme Management
8 39 (9.70%) Risk Management
9 36 (8.96%) Configuration Management
10 35 (8.71%) Quality Management
11 32 (7.96%) User Acceptance Testing
12 31 (7.71%) Release Management
12 31 (7.71%) System Testing
12 31 (7.71%) Test Automation
13 28 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (6.72%) Data Modelling
14 27 (6.72%) Incident Management
15 25 (6.22%) Migration
15 25 (6.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 82 (20.40%) SQL
2 42 (10.45%) Java
3 39 (9.70%) Python
4 37 (9.20%) JavaScript
5 32 (7.96%) C#
6 22 (5.47%) Bash Shell
7 19 (4.73%) PowerShell
7 19 (4.73%) TypeScript
8 18 (4.48%) Perl
9 7 (1.74%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.74%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.49%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.49%) R
11 5 (1.24%) Ruby
12 4 (1.00%) C++
12 4 (1.00%) Java 8
12 4 (1.00%) VBScript
13 3 (0.75%) Go
14 2 (0.50%) C
14 2 (0.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 41 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 35 (8.71%) SC Cleared
3 24 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (4.48%) Degree
5 15 (3.73%) PMI Certification
6 12 (2.99%) CCNP
6 12 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (2.24%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.99%) CCIE
9 7 (1.74%) CCSP
9 7 (1.74%) PMP
9 7 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.24%) CCNA
10 5 (1.24%) CCSE
11 4 (1.00%) APMP
11 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.75%) APMG
12 3 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 3 (0.75%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (10.95%) PMO
2 36 (8.96%) QA
3 7 (1.74%) SLA
4 6 (1.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 6 (1.49%) GMP
5 5 (1.24%) COBIT
6 4 (1.00%) GDPR
7 3 (0.75%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.75%) EMIR
7 3 (0.75%) GxP
7 3 (0.75%) MiFID
7 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.25%) HL7
9 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.25%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (11.19%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.23%) Docker
4 7 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.74%) XenApp
5 5 (1.24%) BitLocker
6 4 (1.00%) HDFS
6 4 (1.00%) KVM
6 4 (1.00%) LXC
6 4 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.50%) Firmware
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.25%) RACF
Systems Management
1 25 (6.22%) Ansible
1 25 (6.22%) Single Sign-On
2 18 (4.48%) Puppet
3 14 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.24%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.99%) Nagios
6 5 (1.24%) AirWatch
6 5 (1.24%) FortiGate
6 5 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.00%) Control-M
8 3 (0.75%) Consul
8 3 (0.75%) SCCM
8 3 (0.75%) Terraform
9 2 (0.50%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.50%) logstash
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.25%) Cacti
10 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 84 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.71%) Citrix
2 35 (8.71%) Oracle
3 33 (8.21%) Cisco
4 28 (6.97%) ServiceNow
5 27 (6.72%) VMware
6 21 (5.22%) Red Hat
7 19 (4.73%) IBM
8 16 (3.98%) Atlassian
9 15 (3.73%) CheckPoint
10 13 (3.23%) Xerox
11 11 (2.74%) McAfee
12 10 (2.49%) ION Trading
13 9 (2.24%) AppDynamics
13 9 (2.24%) F5
13 9 (2.24%) Meraki
13 9 (2.24%) Micro Focus
14 8 (1.99%) Google
14 8 (1.99%) Juniper
14 8 (1.99%) Palo Alto