Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 289 287 285
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -33
Contract jobs citing Change Control 404 409 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.87% 0.86% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.98% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 278 266
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +21.21%
10th Percentile £297 £313 £311
90th Percentile £700 £629 £663
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 6
London median hourly rate £23.50 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.68% -47.22% +60.00%
10th Percentile £21.67 £13.31 £17.28
90th Percentile £35.00 £21.88 £48.10
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.90 £27.50
% change year-on-year -7.06% -2.18% -22.54%

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 40,870 41,821 38,933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.92% 88.06% 87.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,460 30,403 27,823
London median daily rate £501 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.10% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £675 £645
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 391 445
London median hourly rate £24.08 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.02% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £13.10 £13.30 £12.14
90th Percentile £53.82 £48.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.20 £25.00 £23.10
% change year-on-year -11.22% +8.25% +4.98%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -20 88 £525 +0.38% 24
West London +3 17 £450 +7.82% 6
South London -21 7 £513 +20.59% 1
North London - 4 £375 -
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 150 (37.13%) Finance
2 115 (28.47%) Project Management
3 112 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (21.04%) Microsoft
5 83 (20.54%) SQL
6 77 (19.06%) Linux
7 74 (18.32%) Windows
8 73 (18.07%) ITIL
9 60 (14.85%) Change Management
10 57 (14.11%) PRINCE2
11 56 (13.86%) Python
12 53 (13.12%) Microsoft Azure
13 50 (12.38%) Unix
13 50 (12.38%) JIRA
14 49 (12.13%) Microsoft Excel
14 49 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
15 48 (11.88%) PMO
15 48 (11.88%) Active Directory
16 47 (11.63%) Apache
16 47 (11.63%) Microsoft Project
16 47 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
17 46 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
17 46 (11.39%) Banking
18 44 (10.89%) Programme Management
18 44 (10.89%) Firewall
19 43 (10.64%) VMware
19 43 (10.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 43 (10.64%) Windows Server
20 42 (10.40%) Quality Management
21 41 (10.15%) Migration

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 47 (11.63%) Apache
2 35 (8.66%) IIS
2 35 (8.66%) Tomcat
3 23 (5.69%) SharePoint
4 17 (4.21%) Confluence
4 17 (4.21%) Drupal
5 15 (3.71%) Apache Qpid
6 11 (2.72%) MS Exchange
7 9 (2.23%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.98%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.98%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.49%) JBoss
10 2 (0.50%) CMS
10 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.50%) SAP Portal
10 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 49 (12.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (11.63%) Microsoft Project
3 43 (10.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.73%) thinkFolio
2 5 (1.24%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.74%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.74%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.50%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.25%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.25%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 53 (13.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (7.18%) PaaS
4 27 (6.68%) IaaS
5 22 (5.45%) Office 365
6 21 (5.20%) Apigee
7 10 (2.48%) Datadog
8 7 (1.73%) OpenShift
9 6 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (1.24%) Akamai
10 5 (1.24%) Cloudflare
10 5 (1.24%) SaaS
11 4 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.99%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.99%) Serverless
12 3 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.74%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.89%) Firewall
2 39 (9.65%) TCP/IP
3 29 (7.18%) DNS
3 29 (7.18%) HTTP
4 28 (6.93%) SSL
5 20 (4.95%) Internet
6 18 (4.46%) WAN
7 16 (3.96%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (3.96%) Kerberos
8 14 (3.47%) Network Security
9 13 (3.22%) LAN
9 13 (3.22%) OSPF
9 13 (3.22%) VPN
10 11 (2.72%) Wireless
11 10 (2.48%) NetScaler
11 10 (2.48%) SAN
12 9 (2.23%) BGP
13 8 (1.98%) Skype
14 7 (1.73%) Cisco ISE
14 7 (1.73%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (4.95%) NoSQL
4 19 (4.70%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.48%) RDBMS
6 9 (2.23%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.98%) Apache Kudu
7 8 (1.98%) Impala
7 8 (1.98%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.24%) MS Access
9 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.74%) Couchbase
10 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.74%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (12.38%) JIRA
2 26 (6.44%) Git (software)
3 25 (6.19%) Subversion
4 16 (3.96%) Cucumber
5 15 (3.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (3.71%) Maven
6 13 (3.22%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (2.72%) IBM UrbanCode
8 10 (2.48%) Artifactory
9 9 (2.23%) JUnit
9 9 (2.23%) Selenium
9 9 (2.23%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.98%) FishEye
10 8 (1.98%) jMock
10 8 (1.98%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.73%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.73%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 150 (37.13%) Finance
2 46 (11.39%) Banking
3 34 (8.42%) Front Office
4 30 (7.43%) Law
5 27 (6.68%) Financial Institution
6 19 (4.70%) Investment Banking
7 17 (4.21%) Legal
8 15 (3.71%) Manufacturing
9 12 (2.97%) Telecoms
10 11 (2.72%) Military
11 8 (1.98%) Retail
12 7 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (1.49%) Back Office
14 3 (0.74%) Avionics
15 2 (0.50%) Advertising
15 2 (0.50%) Marketing
15 2 (0.50%) Publishing
16 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 63 (15.59%) Project Manager
2 62 (15.35%) Developer
3 28 (6.93%) Analyst
4 24 (5.94%) Architect
5 23 (5.69%) Applications Engineer
6 22 (5.45%) Network Engineer
7 18 (4.46%) C# Developer
7 18 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (4.46%) Java Developer
8 17 (4.21%) Consultant
9 15 (3.71%) Coordinator
10 14 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (2.97%) Project Coordinator
11 12 (2.97%) Senior Manager
12 11 (2.72%) Change Manager
12 11 (2.72%) Senior Project Manager
13 10 (2.48%) Cloud Engineer
14 9 (2.23%) Security Engineer
15 8 (1.98%) Business Change Manager
15 8 (1.98%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.93%) XML
2 24 (5.94%) .NET
2 24 (5.94%) SailPoint
3 18 (4.46%) OAuth
4 16 (3.96%) OAuth2
4 16 (3.96%) RESTful
5 15 (3.71%) Node.js
6 14 (3.47%) XSD
7 13 (3.22%) FpML
7 13 (3.22%) Java EE
8 10 (2.48%) AngularJS
8 10 (2.48%) JSON
8 10 (2.48%) LDAP
9 9 (2.23%) Middleware
9 9 (2.23%) XSLT
10 8 (1.98%) FIX Protocol
10 8 (1.98%) HTML
10 8 (1.98%) Mongoose
11 7 (1.73%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.73%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.18%) Data Centre
3 22 (5.45%) Fixed Income
4 15 (3.71%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.47%) PMI
6 13 (3.22%) Hedge funds
6 13 (3.22%) Public Cloud
7 10 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.23%) PKI
9 8 (1.98%) Clustering
9 8 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.73%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.24%) CMDB
11 5 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.24%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.99%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.99%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.99%) iPhone
12 4 (0.99%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 77 (19.06%) Linux
2 74 (18.32%) Windows
3 50 (12.38%) Unix
4 43 (10.64%) Windows Server
5 22 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (4.21%) Windows 7
7 16 (3.96%) Android
7 16 (3.96%) Apple iOS
7 16 (3.96%) Windows 10
8 10 (2.48%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.73%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (28.47%) Project Management
2 112 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (18.07%) ITIL
4 60 (14.85%) Change Management
5 57 (14.11%) PRINCE2
6 47 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
7 44 (10.89%) Programme Management
8 42 (10.40%) Quality Management
9 41 (10.15%) Migration
10 37 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 34 (8.42%) Configuration Management
12 33 (8.17%) Problem Management
12 33 (8.17%) Risk Management
13 29 (7.18%) OO
13 29 (7.18%) Project Planning
14 28 (6.93%) Continuous Delivery
14 28 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (6.93%) Decision-Making
14 28 (6.93%) User Acceptance Testing
15 27 (6.68%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 83 (20.54%) SQL
2 56 (13.86%) Python
3 38 (9.41%) Java
4 30 (7.43%) JavaScript
5 28 (6.93%) Perl
6 22 (5.45%) C#
6 22 (5.45%) PowerShell
7 13 (3.22%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.98%) Java 8
8 8 (1.98%) TypeScript
9 6 (1.49%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.49%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.99%) C++
10 4 (0.99%) VBScript
11 3 (0.74%) Go
11 3 (0.74%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.74%) R
12 2 (0.50%) ABAP
12 2 (0.50%) C
12 2 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (9.90%) Security Cleared
2 31 (7.67%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (5.20%) Degree
5 19 (4.70%) PMI Certification
6 15 (3.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (2.48%) PMP
8 9 (2.23%) CCNA
8 9 (2.23%) CCNP
8 9 (2.23%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.49%) CCIE
11 5 (1.24%) APMG
12 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.74%) APMP
13 3 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (0.74%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.50%) CISA
14 2 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.88%) PMO
2 26 (6.44%) QA
3 5 (1.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 5 (1.24%) GDPR
3 5 (1.24%) GMP
3 5 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.99%) SLA
5 3 (0.74%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.50%) GxP
7 1 (0.25%) COBIT
7 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.25%) EMIR
7 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.25%) MiFID
7 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (11.88%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 12 (2.97%) Docker
5 9 (2.23%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.98%) HDFS
6 8 (1.98%) XenApp
7 6 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.99%) KVM
8 4 (0.99%) LXC
9 3 (0.74%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.74%) Firmware
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (7.92%) Single Sign-On
2 25 (6.19%) Ansible
3 17 (4.21%) Terraform
4 13 (3.22%) Puppet
5 12 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (2.23%) SCCM
7 8 (1.98%) Kubernetes
7 8 (1.98%) Nagios
8 7 (1.73%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.49%) FortiGate
9 6 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.24%) Packer
11 3 (0.74%) Consul
12 2 (0.50%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.50%) Control-M
12 2 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.50%) logstash
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 85 (21.04%) Microsoft
2 43 (10.64%) VMware
3 33 (8.17%) Oracle
4 32 (7.92%) Citrix
5 31 (7.67%) ServiceNow
6 29 (7.18%) Cisco
7 16 (3.96%) IBM
8 14 (3.47%) Atlassian
8 14 (3.47%) Red Hat
9 11 (2.72%) Xerox
10 10 (2.48%) CheckPoint
10 10 (2.48%) F5
10 10 (2.48%) ION Trading
11 9 (2.23%) Meraki
11 9 (2.23%) Sybase
12 8 (1.98%) SolarWinds
13 7 (1.73%) AppDynamics
13 7 (1.73%) Micro Focus
13 7 (1.73%) New Relic
13 7 (1.73%) Splunk