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 26 June 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.

Budget Control
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 272 252
Rank change year-on-year +29 -20  
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 5 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.064% 0.068% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.083% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 12
Median daily rate £559 £625 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.60% +47.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £502 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £674 £680 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £495 £356
% change year-on-year -4.04% +38.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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 6465 7227 7633
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.97% 81.97% 80.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3782 4419 4405
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 268 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +32.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Budget Control in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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
West Sussex +20 1 £475 +13.09%
Surrey +4 1 £475 -24.00%
Berkshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £688 -
Hampshire - 1 £643 -
Budget Control
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (22.22%) SLA
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery

Budget Control
Co-occurring 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 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (11.11%) SPSS
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Payments Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Global Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum Master
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) PMI
2 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Campaign Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) VMware