Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 298 267 246
Rank change year-on-year -31 -21 -14
Contract jobs citing Change Control 393 414 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.83% 0.92% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.06% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 276 303
London median daily rate £494 £495 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.25% +20.00% -5.71%
10th Percentile £310 £310 £238
90th Percentile £638 £675 £550
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 18
London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.75 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.64% -4.40% +3.41%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.31 £12.02
90th Percentile £21.88 £36.18 £187.50
England median hourly rate £26.80 £27.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -2.55% -1.79% -7.05%

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 40998 38993 38736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.21% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29810 27960 27683
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £675 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 406 463
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.33 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.80 £50.07 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +9 85 £512 +12.11% 7
West London -9 16 £425 +17.24% 5
East London -1 10 £475 -15.56% 1
South London -35 3 £400 +5.26% 1
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 174 (44.27%) Finance
2 96 (24.43%) Project Management
3 86 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (21.63%) Banking
5 74 (18.83%) PRINCE2
6 70 (17.81%) PMO
7 66 (16.79%) Microsoft
8 62 (15.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 56 (14.25%) Windows
9 56 (14.25%) SQL
10 51 (12.98%) Change Management
11 49 (12.47%) Risk Management
11 49 (12.47%) Microsoft Project
12 47 (11.96%) Degree
13 46 (11.70%) ITIL
14 45 (11.45%) Firewall
15 44 (11.20%) Linux
16 43 (10.94%) Java
17 42 (10.69%) Microsoft Excel
18 40 (10.18%) Unix
19 39 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
19 39 (9.92%) User Acceptance Testing
20 37 (9.41%) Migration
21 36 (9.16%) Investment Banking
22 35 (8.91%) SQL Server
23 34 (8.65%) Oracle
23 34 (8.65%) XML
24 33 (8.40%) Programme Management
25 30 (7.63%) SharePoint
25 30 (7.63%) Cisco

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 30 (7.63%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.82%) IIS
3 13 (3.31%) MS Exchange
4 12 (3.05%) Apache
5 10 (2.54%) Confluence
6 6 (1.53%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.53%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.02%) CMS
8 4 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.02%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.76%) JBoss
9 3 (0.76%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 49 (12.47%) Microsoft Project
2 42 (10.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (7.38%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (7.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (6.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.29%) Temenos T24
3 8 (2.04%) Markit EDM
4 5 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.02%) ION MarketView
5 4 (1.02%) RMDS
5 4 (1.02%) Temenos Globus
6 3 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.51%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.51%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.25%) assyst
8 1 (0.25%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.25%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.85%) Office 365
2 17 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.29%) IaaS
4 9 (2.29%) PaaS
5 6 (1.53%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.02%) SaaS
7 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.51%) GitHub
7 2 (0.51%) Taleo
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 45 (11.45%) Firewall
2 20 (5.09%) WAN
3 19 (4.83%) TCP/IP
4 17 (4.33%) VPN
5 14 (3.56%) LAN
6 13 (3.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (2.54%) DNS
7 10 (2.54%) Network Security
8 9 (2.29%) SAN
8 9 (2.29%) SSL
8 9 (2.29%) VLAN
8 9 (2.29%) Wireless
9 8 (2.04%) BIG-IP
9 8 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.78%) EIGRP
11 6 (1.53%) NAS
11 6 (1.53%) VoIP
12 5 (1.27%) BGP
12 5 (1.27%) DHCP
12 5 (1.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.82%) NoSQL
3 13 (3.31%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.78%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.27%) Big Data
5 5 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.02%) Blockchain
6 4 (1.02%) OLAP
6 4 (1.02%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.51%) Power BI
9 1 (0.25%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (5.85%) JIRA
2 20 (5.09%) Subversion
3 19 (4.83%) Maven
4 12 (3.05%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (2.54%) Ant
7 8 (2.04%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.78%) ClearCase
9 6 (1.53%) IBM UrbanCode
10 4 (1.02%) Hudson
10 4 (1.02%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.76%) JMeter
11 3 (0.76%) JUnit
11 3 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.51%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.51%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.51%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.51%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.51%) Toad
General
1 174 (44.27%) Finance
2 85 (21.63%) Banking
3 36 (9.16%) Investment Banking
4 21 (5.34%) Front Office
5 16 (4.07%) Back Office
6 15 (3.82%) Legal
7 10 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (2.29%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.78%) Law
10 6 (1.53%) Publishing
10 6 (1.53%) Retail
11 4 (1.02%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.76%) Advertising
12 3 (0.76%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.76%) German Language
12 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.51%) Billing
14 1 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (17.56%) Analyst
1 69 (17.56%) Project Manager
2 61 (15.52%) Developer
3 28 (7.12%) Business Analyst
4 24 (6.11%) Programme Manager
5 21 (5.34%) Consultant
6 20 (5.09%) Senior Analyst
7 18 (4.58%) Infrastructure Manager
8 17 (4.33%) Network Engineer
9 16 (4.07%) Java Developer
9 16 (4.07%) Senior PMO
10 15 (3.82%) PMO Analyst
11 14 (3.56%) Architect
11 14 (3.56%) PMO Lead
12 12 (3.05%) Security Analyst
12 12 (3.05%) Senior Developer
13 11 (2.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 10 (2.54%) Service Analyst
15 9 (2.29%) Linux Engineer
15 9 (2.29%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.65%) XML
2 28 (7.12%) .NET
3 14 (3.56%) XSD
3 14 (3.56%) XSLT
4 12 (3.05%) HTML
4 12 (3.05%) Spring
4 12 (3.05%) Web Services
5 11 (2.80%) AngularJS
5 11 (2.80%) HTML5
6 10 (2.54%) .NET Framework
6 10 (2.54%) Java EE
7 9 (2.29%) jQuery
8 8 (2.04%) Ajax
8 8 (2.04%) RESTful
9 7 (1.78%) Middleware
9 7 (1.78%) Spring Integration
9 7 (1.78%) Spring MVC
9 7 (1.78%) WCF
10 6 (1.53%) Reactive Extensions
10 6 (1.53%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.83%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.07%) Fixed Income
4 15 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (3.56%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.05%) PMI
7 11 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.54%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.54%) Market Risk
9 8 (2.04%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.78%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.78%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.53%) Clustering
11 6 (1.53%) Derivative
11 6 (1.53%) Equities
11 6 (1.53%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.27%) BYOD
12 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Licensing
12 5 (1.27%) NHS
12 5 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (14.25%) Windows
2 44 (11.20%) Linux
3 40 (10.18%) Unix
4 22 (5.60%) Windows Server
5 16 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.53%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.27%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.02%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.76%) CentOS
9 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.25%) Solaris
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (24.43%) Project Management
2 86 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (18.83%) PRINCE2
4 62 (15.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (12.98%) Change Management
6 49 (12.47%) Risk Management
7 46 (11.70%) ITIL
8 39 (9.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 37 (9.41%) Migration
10 33 (8.40%) Programme Management
11 25 (6.36%) Release Management
12 20 (5.09%) CRM
13 19 (4.83%) SDLC
14 18 (4.58%) Dependency Management
15 17 (4.33%) Workflow
16 16 (4.07%) ERP
16 16 (4.07%) Project Planning
16 16 (4.07%) Use Case
17 15 (3.82%) Business Analysis
17 15 (3.82%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (14.25%) SQL
2 43 (10.94%) Java
3 28 (7.12%) Perl
4 22 (5.60%) JavaScript
5 18 (4.58%) C#
6 15 (3.82%) Python
6 15 (3.82%) T-SQL
7 11 (2.80%) Ruby
8 6 (1.53%) C
9 5 (1.27%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.02%) VBA
10 4 (1.02%) VBScript
11 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.51%) C++
11 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.51%) VB
12 1 (0.25%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.25%) Pascal
12 1 (0.25%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 47 (11.96%) Degree
2 26 (6.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 22 (5.60%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.56%) PMI Certification
5 12 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.80%) APMP
7 10 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.29%) MCP
9 8 (2.04%) CCNA
9 8 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.78%) CISSP
10 7 (1.78%) MCSE
10 7 (1.78%) PMP
11 6 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (1.53%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.02%) CISM
13 4 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (1.02%) Master's Degree
14 3 (0.76%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (17.81%) PMO
2 25 (6.36%) QA
3 12 (3.05%) MiFID
4 9 (2.29%) SLA
5 7 (1.78%) EMIR
6 6 (1.53%) GDPR
6 6 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (1.27%) RMADS
8 4 (1.02%) P3O
9 3 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.76%) FATCA
10 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.25%) GMP
11 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.25%) PSD2
11 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (7.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.53%) Docker
3 6 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.76%) Cronacle
5 3 (0.76%) vSphere
6 1 (0.25%) GPFS
6 1 (0.25%) IAG
6 1 (0.25%) NFS
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.25%) XenApp
6 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (4.83%) Ansible
1 19 (4.83%) Puppet
2 12 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.54%) ITRS Geneos
4 8 (2.04%) SCCM
5 6 (1.53%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.27%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.27%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (1.02%) Nagios
8 3 (0.76%) Rancher
9 2 (0.51%) Control-M
9 2 (0.51%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.25%) Cacti
10 1 (0.25%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.25%) EMC Navisphere
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.25%) SCOM
10 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.25%) Terraform
10 1 (0.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 66 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.65%) Oracle
3 30 (7.63%) Cisco
4 22 (5.60%) CheckPoint
5 21 (5.34%) VMware
6 20 (5.09%) Red Hat
7 14 (3.56%) F5
8 13 (3.31%) IBM
9 11 (2.80%) Citrix
9 11 (2.80%) HP
10 9 (2.29%) Nimsoft
10 9 (2.29%) SAP
10 9 (2.29%) Splunk
11 8 (2.04%) Bloomberg
12 7 (1.78%) MuleSoft
13 6 (1.53%) Atlassian
13 6 (1.53%) Dell
13 6 (1.53%) Sybase
14 5 (1.27%) Temenos
14 5 (1.27%) Veeam