Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 290 261
Rank change year-on-year +6 -29 -32
Contract jobs citing Change Control 390 376 444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.86% 0.88% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.00% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 241 293
London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £308 £313 £307
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 6
London median hourly rate £23.50 £23.13 £15.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.62% +52.14% -39.20%
10th Percentile £20.63 £17.98 £13.10
90th Percentile £28.35 £47.67 £21.69
England median hourly rate £28.34 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -8.58% +12.73% -8.33%

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 39,958 37,453 39,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.77% 87.64% 86.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,913 26,792 28,562
London median daily rate £500 £498 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +7.57% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 522 378 343
London median hourly rate £23.50 £23.38 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +8.02% +8.20%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.96 £50.00 £54.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.51% - +8.60%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -18 73 £535 -0.47% 16
West London -21 18 £425 - 9
South London -49 10 £625 +38.89% 2
North London - 3 - - 2
East London -26 1 - - 7
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 167 (42.82%) Finance
2 113 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (27.44%) Project Management
4 71 (18.21%) Microsoft
5 67 (17.18%) PRINCE2
6 60 (15.38%) Windows
6 60 (15.38%) Banking
7 59 (15.13%) Linux
7 59 (15.13%) SQL
8 53 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (13.59%) Change Management
8 53 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
9 49 (12.56%) ITIL
10 47 (12.05%) PMO
11 45 (11.54%) Firewall
12 44 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
13 43 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
14 42 (10.77%) Front Office
15 40 (10.26%) Active Directory
16 39 (10.00%) Cisco
17 38 (9.74%) Microsoft Excel
17 38 (9.74%) User Acceptance Testing
18 37 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
19 36 (9.23%) Security Cleared
20 35 (8.97%) Microsoft Project
20 35 (8.97%) Risk Management
21 33 (8.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
21 33 (8.46%) System Testing
21 33 (8.46%) Open Source
21 33 (8.46%) Test Automation

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 21 (5.38%) Apache
2 19 (4.87%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.36%) Confluence
3 17 (4.36%) IIS
4 15 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.31%) JBoss
6 8 (2.05%) Oracle Workflow
6 8 (2.05%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.79%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.28%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.26%) Drupal
13 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.26%) JCAPS
13 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 38 (9.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (8.97%) Microsoft Project
3 33 (8.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (3.08%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.26%) Avid Media Composer
7 1 (0.26%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 11 (2.82%) ION MarketView
2 5 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.77%) RMDS
4 2 (0.51%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.51%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.51%) Temenos Globus
4 2 (0.51%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.26%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.26%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 43 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (5.38%) Office 365
4 15 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (2.82%) GitHub
5 11 (2.82%) IaaS
5 11 (2.82%) PaaS
6 9 (2.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (1.28%) AWS CloudTrail
8 4 (1.03%) OneDrive
8 4 (1.03%) SaaS
9 3 (0.77%) Trello
10 2 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.51%) Datadog
10 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.51%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.51%) Slack
11 1 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.26%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 45 (11.54%) Firewall
2 24 (6.15%) WAN
3 21 (5.38%) LAN
4 19 (4.87%) OSPF
5 18 (4.62%) DNS
6 17 (4.36%) Internet
7 16 (4.10%) BGP
8 14 (3.59%) VPN
9 13 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (3.33%) Network Security
10 12 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (2.82%) LTE
12 10 (2.56%) EIGRP
12 10 (2.56%) SAN
12 10 (2.56%) SSL
13 9 (2.31%) Multicast
13 9 (2.31%) Skype
13 9 (2.31%) TCP/IP
14 8 (2.05%) VLAN
14 8 (2.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.31%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.31%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.05%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.28%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.28%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.03%) Big Data
8 4 (1.03%) PowerCenter
8 4 (1.03%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.77%) MySQL
9 3 (0.77%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.51%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 30 (7.69%) JIRA
2 19 (4.87%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.10%) Jenkins
4 13 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 12 (3.08%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.82%) Subversion
7 8 (2.05%) Maven
8 7 (1.79%) Artifactory
8 7 (1.79%) IBM UrbanCode
8 7 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.54%) Selenium
9 6 (1.54%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.28%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.28%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.03%) Ant
11 4 (1.03%) ClearQuest
11 4 (1.03%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.77%) JUnit
General
1 167 (42.82%) Finance
2 60 (15.38%) Banking
3 42 (10.77%) Front Office
4 24 (6.15%) Investment Banking
5 20 (5.13%) Back Office
6 15 (3.85%) Law
7 13 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 13 (3.33%) Military
8 12 (3.08%) Retail
9 11 (2.82%) Legal
9 11 (2.82%) Marketing
10 8 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.54%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.54%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.77%) Avionics
13 2 (0.51%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.26%) Billing
14 1 (0.26%) Electronics
14 1 (0.26%) Local Government
14 1 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (18.97%) Project Manager
2 54 (13.85%) Developer
3 33 (8.46%) Analyst
4 28 (7.18%) Network Engineer
5 24 (6.15%) Architect
6 19 (4.87%) Senior Manager
6 19 (4.87%) Senior Project Manager
7 17 (4.36%) Consultant
8 15 (3.85%) Coordinator
9 14 (3.59%) Change Manager
9 14 (3.59%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (3.33%) C# Developer
10 13 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 12 (3.08%) Network Security Engineer
11 12 (3.08%) Project Coordinator
11 12 (3.08%) Security Engineer
12 11 (2.82%) AWS Architect
12 11 (2.82%) Business Analyst
13 10 (2.56%) PMO Lead
13 10 (2.56%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.67%) .NET
1 26 (6.67%) Node.js
2 25 (6.41%) AngularJS
3 24 (6.15%) RxJS
3 24 (6.15%) Socket.IO
4 19 (4.87%) XML
5 14 (3.59%) Kendo UI
6 10 (2.56%) Java EE
6 10 (2.56%) Middleware
7 9 (2.31%) JMS
8 8 (2.05%) SailPoint
9 7 (1.79%) FpML
9 7 (1.79%) WCF
10 6 (1.54%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.54%) CSS
10 6 (1.54%) LAPP Stack
10 6 (1.54%) XSLT
11 5 (1.28%) RESTful
11 5 (1.28%) Spring
11 5 (1.28%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.85%) PMI
3 13 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.08%) Fixed Income
4 12 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (2.56%) Credit Risk
7 7 (1.79%) iPhone
7 7 (1.79%) Market Risk
7 7 (1.79%) User Experience
8 6 (1.54%) Clustering
8 6 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.54%) Grid Computing
8 6 (1.54%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.54%) Robotics
8 6 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.28%) CMDB
9 5 (1.28%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.03%) Equities
10 4 (1.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (15.38%) Windows
2 59 (15.13%) Linux
3 23 (5.90%) Windows 10
4 20 (5.13%) Windows Server
5 19 (4.87%) Unix
5 19 (4.87%) Windows 7
6 16 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (3.33%) Android
7 13 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 9 (2.31%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.79%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.28%) CentOS
10 5 (1.28%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (27.44%) Project Management
3 67 (17.18%) PRINCE2
4 53 (13.59%) Change Management
4 53 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (12.56%) ITIL
6 44 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (9.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 35 (8.97%) Risk Management
9 33 (8.46%) Open Source
9 33 (8.46%) System Testing
9 33 (8.46%) Test Automation
10 31 (7.95%) Programme Management
11 30 (7.69%) Project Governance
12 28 (7.18%) Configuration Management
12 28 (7.18%) Decision-Making
13 26 (6.67%) Migration
14 25 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (6.41%) Line Management
15 24 (6.15%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (15.13%) SQL
2 32 (8.21%) Python
3 31 (7.95%) JavaScript
4 30 (7.69%) Java
5 26 (6.67%) C#
6 24 (6.15%) TypeScript
7 23 (5.90%) Bash Shell
8 22 (5.64%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.05%) Perl
9 8 (2.05%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.79%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.79%) R
11 5 (1.28%) C++
11 5 (1.28%) Ruby
12 4 (1.03%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.77%) VBScript
14 2 (0.51%) C
14 2 (0.51%) Korn
14 2 (0.51%) VBA
15 1 (0.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (9.23%) Security Cleared
2 32 (8.21%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (7.95%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.36%) PMI Certification
5 16 (4.10%) CCIE
6 14 (3.59%) Degree
6 14 (3.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 13 (3.33%) CCNP
8 10 (2.56%) APMP
9 7 (1.79%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.79%) PMP
9 7 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.54%) CCSP
11 5 (1.28%) CCSE
12 3 (0.77%) CCNA
12 3 (0.77%) MCSE
12 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 3 (0.77%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 2 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (12.05%) PMO
2 31 (7.95%) QA
3 8 (2.05%) GDPR
4 7 (1.79%) SLA
5 6 (1.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 6 (1.54%) GMP
6 5 (1.28%) COBIT
7 4 (1.03%) Data Quality
7 4 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (1.03%) EMIR
7 4 (1.03%) MiFID
8 3 (0.77%) DO-178B
8 3 (0.77%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.51%) GxP
10 1 (0.26%) HL7
10 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.26%) IFRS
10 1 (0.26%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 40 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.79%) ProxySG
4 6 (1.54%) Docker
5 5 (1.28%) BitLocker
6 4 (1.03%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.03%) XenApp
7 2 (0.51%) KVM
7 2 (0.51%) LXC
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.26%) RACF
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (5.64%) Ansible
2 12 (3.08%) Puppet
3 11 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (1.28%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.03%) CASB
6 4 (1.03%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.03%) SCCM
7 3 (0.77%) Control-M
7 3 (0.77%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.51%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (0.51%) logstash
8 2 (0.51%) Nagios
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.51%) Terraform
9 1 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.26%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 71 (18.21%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.00%) Cisco
3 30 (7.69%) Oracle
4 27 (6.92%) Citrix
5 23 (5.90%) VMware
6 21 (5.38%) CheckPoint
6 21 (5.38%) ServiceNow
7 20 (5.13%) Red Hat
8 15 (3.85%) IBM
9 14 (3.59%) Atlassian
10 13 (3.33%) Juniper
10 13 (3.33%) Xerox
11 12 (3.08%) Symantec
12 11 (2.82%) ION Trading
12 11 (2.82%) McAfee
13 10 (2.56%) F5
14 8 (2.05%) Blue Prism
14 8 (2.05%) Palo Alto
15 7 (1.79%) Meraki
15 7 (1.79%) Tableau