Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 281 252
Rank change year-on-year +4 -29 -3
Contract jobs citing Change Control 410 363 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.87% 0.88% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.03% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 230 270
London median daily rate £475 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.08% -2.88%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £269
90th Percentile £625 £664 £600
England median daily rate £410 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -0.67% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 9
London median hourly rate £14.04 £45.59 £13.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.21% +246.17% -44.55%
10th Percentile £13.31 £19.58 £12.02
90th Percentile £21.05 £47.00 £25.10
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -23.61% +11.73%

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 40,665 35,218 37,524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.65% 85.84% 85.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,695 25,325 26,869
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £644
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 419 459
London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.53% +5.66%
10th Percentile £13.65 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.60 £52.75 £50.20
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -17 73 £465 -4.57% 17
West London -34 19 £410 -3.59% 7
South London -49 11 £475 +7.04%
East London -10 4 £388 -29.55% 3
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 184 (44.88%) Finance
2 117 (28.54%) Project Management
3 89 (21.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 84 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (19.51%) PMO
6 68 (16.59%) Change Management
6 68 (16.59%) Microsoft
7 67 (16.34%) PRINCE2
8 59 (14.39%) Microsoft Project
9 58 (14.15%) Risk Management
10 52 (12.68%) Microsoft Excel
11 51 (12.44%) Security Cleared
12 47 (11.46%) Cisco
13 46 (11.22%) Banking
13 46 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
14 42 (10.24%) Active Directory
15 40 (9.76%) VMware
15 40 (9.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 38 (9.27%) Degree
17 37 (9.02%) Programme Management
18 36 (8.78%) ITIL
19 35 (8.54%) Windows
20 33 (8.05%) SQL
20 33 (8.05%) CheckPoint
21 31 (7.56%) Citrix
21 31 (7.56%) Microsoft Office
21 31 (7.56%) Firewall
21 31 (7.56%) Business Analysis
21 31 (7.56%) SC Cleared
22 30 (7.32%) MS Exchange

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 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 29 (7.07%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.93%) Apache
4 11 (2.68%) IIS
5 7 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.71%) Confluence
5 7 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.22%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.73%) Drupal
7 3 (0.73%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.73%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.49%) CMS
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 59 (14.39%) Microsoft Project
2 52 (12.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (9.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (7.56%) Microsoft Office
5 29 (7.07%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.24%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 16 (3.90%) RMDS
2 11 (2.68%) Elite 3E
3 10 (2.44%) Markit EDM
3 10 (2.44%) Temenos T24
4 9 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.98%) CA PPM
5 4 (0.98%) Temenos Globus
6 3 (0.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.73%) Cognos Planning
6 3 (0.73%) Primavera
7 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.49%) Workfront
8 1 (0.24%) assyst
8 1 (0.24%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.24%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 1 (0.24%) Relativity
8 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (4.39%) Office 365
2 15 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.95%) Mimecast
4 7 (1.71%) IaaS
5 5 (1.22%) PaaS
5 5 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.98%) AWS CloudTrail
6 4 (0.98%) SaaS
7 3 (0.73%) GitHub
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.24%) G Suite
8 1 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.56%) Firewall
2 23 (5.61%) WAN
3 18 (4.39%) SSL
4 17 (4.15%) LAN
4 17 (4.15%) SAN
5 15 (3.66%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (3.17%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.68%) DNS
7 11 (2.68%) VPN
8 10 (2.44%) Network Security
9 9 (2.20%) DHCP
9 9 (2.20%) Wireless
10 5 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.22%) Internet
10 5 (1.22%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.22%) VLAN
11 4 (0.98%) NAS
11 4 (0.98%) VoIP
12 3 (0.73%) SMS
12 3 (0.73%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.34%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.20%) Big Data
3 5 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.22%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.98%) Data Mining
4 4 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.73%) Blockchain
5 3 (0.73%) MariaDB
5 3 (0.73%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.24%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (5.12%) JIRA
2 9 (2.20%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.95%) Subversion
4 5 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.22%) Maven
5 4 (0.98%) Ant
5 4 (0.98%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.73%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.73%) Rational Team Concert
6 3 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.49%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.24%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.24%) Gradle
8 1 (0.24%) IBM UrbanCode
8 1 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.24%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.24%) Zephyr
General
1 184 (44.88%) Finance
2 46 (11.22%) Banking
3 19 (4.63%) Legal
4 18 (4.39%) Back Office
5 16 (3.90%) Law
6 14 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (2.20%) Front Office
7 9 (2.20%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.71%) Retail
9 5 (1.22%) Advertising
9 5 (1.22%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.98%) Private Banking
10 4 (0.98%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.73%) Marketing
11 3 (0.73%) Publishing
11 3 (0.73%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.49%) Billing
12 2 (0.49%) Military
13 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 74 (18.05%) Analyst
2 63 (15.37%) Project Manager
3 45 (10.98%) Developer
4 29 (7.07%) Architect
4 29 (7.07%) Business Analyst
5 24 (5.85%) Senior PMO
6 23 (5.61%) Senior Analyst
7 21 (5.12%) PMO Lead
8 20 (4.88%) Consultant
8 20 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
9 17 (4.15%) Administrator
9 17 (4.15%) PMO Analyst
10 16 (3.90%) Service Analyst
11 13 (3.17%) Network Engineer
12 12 (2.93%) Senior Manager
13 11 (2.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 11 (2.68%) Support Engineer
14 10 (2.44%) DBA
14 10 (2.44%) PMO Manager
14 10 (2.44%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.41%) .NET
1 14 (3.41%) XML
2 10 (2.44%) Web Services
3 8 (1.95%) XSD
4 7 (1.71%) .NET Framework
4 7 (1.71%) Middleware
5 5 (1.22%) AngularJS
5 5 (1.22%) Spring
5 5 (1.22%) XSLT
6 4 (0.98%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.98%) HTML
7 3 (0.73%) HTML5
7 3 (0.73%) Java EE
7 3 (0.73%) jQuery
7 3 (0.73%) Spring Integration
7 3 (0.73%) Spring MVC
7 3 (0.73%) XBRL
8 2 (0.49%) REST
8 2 (0.49%) SailPoint
8 2 (0.49%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.07%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.93%) Virtual Team
5 10 (2.44%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.46%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.46%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.46%) FMCG
7 6 (1.46%) Market Risk
7 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Licensing
7 6 (1.46%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.46%) PMI
7 6 (1.46%) Robotics
8 5 (1.22%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.22%) BYOD
8 5 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (1.22%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.98%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.54%) Windows
2 20 (4.88%) Linux
2 20 (4.88%) Unix
3 17 (4.15%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.22%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.73%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.24%) Check Point GAiA
11 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (28.54%) Project Management
2 89 (21.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 84 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (16.59%) Change Management
5 67 (16.34%) PRINCE2
6 58 (14.15%) Risk Management
7 37 (9.02%) Programme Management
8 36 (8.78%) ITIL
9 31 (7.56%) Business Analysis
10 28 (6.83%) Migration
11 27 (6.59%) Business Process Mapping
12 24 (5.85%) Problem Management
12 24 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (5.37%) Data Modelling
13 22 (5.37%) Workflow
14 20 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
14 20 (4.88%) Project Governance
15 19 (4.63%) Analytics
15 19 (4.63%) Service Management
15 19 (4.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (8.05%) SQL
2 25 (6.10%) Java
3 12 (2.93%) C#
4 11 (2.68%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.44%) Perl
5 10 (2.44%) Python
5 10 (2.44%) VBA
6 9 (2.20%) C
7 7 (1.71%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.46%) C++
8 6 (1.46%) PHP
8 6 (1.46%) VBScript
9 5 (1.22%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.73%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.49%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.49%) VB
12 1 (0.24%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.24%) Ruby
12 1 (0.24%) XAML
Qualifications
1 51 (12.44%) Security Cleared
2 38 (9.27%) Degree
3 31 (7.56%) SC Cleared
4 22 (5.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 18 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (4.15%) APMP
7 15 (3.66%) CISSP
8 14 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (3.17%) CCNA
9 13 (3.17%) PMI Certification
10 11 (2.68%) MCSE
11 10 (2.44%) MCP
12 8 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (1.71%) PMP
14 6 (1.46%) CCNP
14 6 (1.46%) DV Cleared
14 6 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.98%) CESG Certified Professional
15 4 (0.98%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (19.51%) PMO
2 25 (6.10%) QA
3 10 (2.44%) SLA
4 8 (1.95%) GDPR
5 6 (1.46%) MiFID
5 6 (1.46%) RMADS
6 4 (0.98%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (0.98%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.98%) GMP
6 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.73%) IFRS
7 3 (0.73%) P3O
7 3 (0.73%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.73%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (10.24%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (1.95%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.98%) Docker
5 4 (0.98%) vSphere
5 4 (0.98%) XenApp
6 3 (0.73%) Cronacle
6 3 (0.73%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.49%) XenServer
8 1 (0.24%) NFS
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (5.12%) SCCM
2 12 (2.93%) Puppet
3 6 (1.46%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.46%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.22%) Nagios
5 4 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.73%) Ansible
6 3 (0.73%) Control-M
6 3 (0.73%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.49%) EdgeSight
7 2 (0.49%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.49%) SCOM
7 2 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.49%) Terraform
8 1 (0.24%) Cacti
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.24%) OpenView
8 1 (0.24%) OPNET
8 1 (0.24%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 68 (16.59%) Microsoft
2 47 (11.46%) Cisco
3 40 (9.76%) VMware
4 33 (8.05%) CheckPoint
5 31 (7.56%) Citrix
6 21 (5.12%) HP
7 20 (4.88%) Bloomberg
8 19 (4.63%) Oracle
9 18 (4.39%) Dell
9 18 (4.39%) Reuters
10 14 (3.41%) Red Hat
11 10 (2.44%) Intapp
12 9 (2.20%) IBM
13 7 (1.71%) F5
13 7 (1.71%) SAP
13 7 (1.71%) Veeam
14 6 (1.46%) ForgeRock
14 6 (1.46%) Sophos
14 6 (1.46%) Splunk
15 5 (1.22%) NEC