The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Budget Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Budget Control over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Budget Control
England / South East
Rank 249 256 258
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2  
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 4 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.051% 0.098% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 11
Median daily rate £313 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -27.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £390 £396
% change year-on-year -11.85% -1.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Budget Control is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6361 7494 7901
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.62% 81.26% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3684 4608 4336
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 268 286
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Budget Control
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Budget Control as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Budget Control in the South East

Budget Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Budget Control in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Budget Control in the South East

Budget Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Budget Control in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Budget Control in the South East

Budget Control
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Budget Control within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +28 2 £313 +13.63%
West Sussex +3 2 - -
Budget Control
England

Budget Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Budget 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 South East region with a requirement for Budget Control.

1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) NetApp
3 8 (44.44%) CRM
3 8 (44.44%) IBM
3 8 (44.44%) Project Management
3 8 (44.44%) Service Delivery
4 5 (27.78%) Process Improvement
4 5 (27.78%) Performance Management
4 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
5 4 (22.22%) Project Governance
5 4 (22.22%) Law
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
7 2 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) MS Project
7 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
8 1 (5.56%) EMC VNX
8 1 (5.56%) C
8 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
8 1 (5.56%) SLA
8 1 (5.56%) SPSS
8 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
8 1 (5.56%) 3G
8 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.56%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) 2G
1 1 (5.56%) 3G
1 1 (5.56%) 4G
1 1 (5.56%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Law
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 7 (38.89%) Storage Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Data Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Data Storage Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Payments Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Mortgage Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) CRM
1 8 (44.44%) Project Management
1 8 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Management
2 5 (27.78%) Process Improvement
3 4 (22.22%) Project Governance
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Data Management
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) NetApp
2 8 (44.44%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) VMware