The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 24 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.

Change Control
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 136 149
Rank change year-on-year -10 +13  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 95 137 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.24% 1.54% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.87% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 100 79
Median daily rate £375 £335 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% -18.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £437 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £328 £375
% change year-on-year +22.13% -12.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £34.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -53.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £14.40 £19.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £17.60 £45.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +45.45% -8.33%  

Change 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 6343 7314 7622
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.05% 81.98% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3719 4473 4397
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 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 272 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
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%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in the South East

Change 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 Change Control in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in the South East

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in the South East

Change 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 Change Control in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in the South East

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Change Control in the South East

Change 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 Change Control within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Hampshire -3 29 £382 +14.02% 1
Berkshire +9 27 £363 +16.00% 7
West Sussex +17 13 £285 -25.49%
Surrey -3 9 £406 +2.97% 4
Buckinghamshire -16 7 £371 -10.72%
Kent 0 4 £350 +40.00% 1
Oxfordshire -10 2 £270 -15.29% 2
East Sussex - 2 £625 -
Sussex - 1 £450 -
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Change 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 Change Control.

1 68 (33.33%) Finance
2 56 (27.45%) Project Management
3 55 (26.96%) Change Management
3 55 (26.96%) PMO
4 42 (20.59%) ITIL
5 38 (18.63%) Microsoft
6 35 (17.16%) Configuration Management
7 34 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 32 (15.69%) PRINCE2
8 32 (15.69%) Oracle
9 30 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (13.73%) Linux
11 27 (13.24%) SC Cleared
12 26 (12.75%) Telecoms
13 25 (12.25%) Programme Management
14 24 (11.76%) SAN
14 24 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (11.27%) Microsoft Project
15 23 (11.27%) Management Information System
15 23 (11.27%) Risk Management
15 23 (11.27%) Migration
16 22 (10.78%) Service Delivery
16 22 (10.78%) Degree
16 22 (10.78%) QA
17 21 (10.29%) Software Engineering
17 21 (10.29%) Windows
18 18 (8.82%) Red Hat
18 18 (8.82%) SharePoint
18 18 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (8.82%) High Availability

Change 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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.43%) JBoss
3 6 (2.94%) Apache
4 4 (1.96%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.98%) Documentum
5 2 (0.98%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (11.27%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (6.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (6.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (5.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.98%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.98%) InDesign
5 2 (0.98%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.98%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 7 (3.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.96%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.98%) Maximo
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.49%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.47%) Office 365
1 3 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.98%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.98%) SaaS
2 2 (0.98%) SmartFocus
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.76%) SAN
2 17 (8.33%) NAS
3 9 (4.41%) Firewall
3 9 (4.41%) LAN
4 7 (3.43%) VPN
5 6 (2.94%) WAN
6 4 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (1.96%) SNMP
6 4 (1.96%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.47%) DNS
7 3 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.98%) FTP
8 2 (0.98%) IPv4
8 2 (0.98%) IPv6
8 2 (0.98%) RIP
8 2 (0.98%) SMS
8 2 (0.98%) SSH
8 2 (0.98%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.90%) DB2
3 7 (3.43%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 4 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.96%) MySQL
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.49%) DataStax
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.98%) Subversion
4 1 (0.49%) Maven
4 1 (0.49%) MorphX
4 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 68 (33.33%) Finance
2 26 (12.75%) Telecoms
3 17 (8.33%) Legal
4 5 (2.45%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.96%) Marketing
6 2 (0.98%) Publishing
6 2 (0.98%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.49%) Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 35 (17.16%) Project Manager
2 34 (16.67%) Analyst
3 21 (10.29%) Administrator
4 19 (9.31%) Developer
5 13 (6.37%) IT Manager
6 11 (5.39%) .NET Developer
6 11 (5.39%) PMO Analyst
6 11 (5.39%) Storage Administrator
6 11 (5.39%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 11 (5.39%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (5.39%) Unix Administrator
6 11 (5.39%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 10 (4.90%) Support Officer
8 9 (4.41%) Coordinator
8 9 (4.41%) IT Project Manager
8 9 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (3.92%) Consultant
9 8 (3.92%) IT Analyst
9 8 (3.92%) Programme Manager
9 8 (3.92%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.86%) .NET
2 7 (3.43%) Web Services
3 5 (2.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.45%) Middleware
4 4 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (1.96%) WCF
5 3 (1.47%) Apache Camel
5 3 (1.47%) HTML
5 3 (1.47%) J2EE
5 3 (1.47%) OSGi
6 2 (0.98%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.98%) Flash
6 2 (0.98%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.98%) WPF
6 2 (0.98%) XML
7 1 (0.49%) CGI
7 1 (0.49%) SOAP
7 1 (0.49%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (11.27%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.86%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.39%) Clustering
4 11 (5.39%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (4.41%) Replication
6 7 (3.43%) CMDB
6 7 (3.43%) Smart Meter
7 6 (2.94%) PMI
8 5 (2.45%) Web 2.0
9 4 (1.96%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.47%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.47%) Learning Management System
10 3 (1.47%) Life Science
10 3 (1.47%) PKI
10 3 (1.47%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.98%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.73%) Linux
2 21 (10.29%) Windows
3 16 (7.84%) Unix
4 11 (5.39%) Solaris
5 7 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.47%) AIX
7 3 (1.47%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (27.45%) Project Management
2 55 (26.96%) Change Management
3 42 (20.59%) ITIL
4 35 (17.16%) Configuration Management
5 32 (15.69%) PRINCE2
6 30 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (12.25%) Programme Management
8 23 (11.27%) Migration
8 23 (11.27%) Risk Management
9 22 (10.78%) Service Delivery
10 21 (10.29%) Software Engineering
11 18 (8.82%) High Availability
11 18 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (8.33%) UML
13 16 (7.84%) Incident Management
13 16 (7.84%) Scrum
14 15 (7.35%) Problem Management
14 15 (7.35%) Release Management
14 15 (7.35%) SDLC
15 13 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.33%) C#
2 12 (5.88%) SQL
3 10 (4.90%) C
4 8 (3.92%) VB
5 7 (3.43%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.94%) C++
6 6 (2.94%) Korn
7 5 (2.45%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.45%) Java
7 5 (2.45%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.47%) Perl
9 2 (0.98%) Ada
9 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.98%) VBScript
10 1 (0.49%) Python
10 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 34 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 27 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 22 (10.78%) Degree
4 14 (6.86%) PMI Certification
4 14 (6.86%) PMP
5 9 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (3.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (2.94%) MCDBA
8 6 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (2.45%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.96%) CSQA
11 3 (1.47%) CCNP
11 3 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.47%) MCP
12 1 (0.49%) CIMA
12 1 (0.49%) CISSP
12 1 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.49%) HND
12 1 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (26.96%) PMO
2 22 (10.78%) QA
3 11 (5.39%) SLA
4 3 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.47%) GMP
5 2 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.98%) NEBOSH
5 2 (0.98%) P3O
5 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.49%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (5.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 11 (5.39%) Veritas File System
2 5 (2.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.96%) vSphere
4 3 (1.47%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.49%) XenApp
5 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (5.39%) NetBackup
1 11 (5.39%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.96%) Netcool
4 4 (1.96%) OpenView
5 3 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.47%) SCCM
6 2 (0.98%) Puppet
6 2 (0.98%) WSUS
7 1 (0.49%) Forum Sentry
7 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.49%) SCSM
7 1 (0.49%) Simpana
Vendors
1 38 (18.63%) Microsoft
2 32 (15.69%) Oracle
3 18 (8.82%) Red Hat
4 16 (7.84%) HP
4 16 (7.84%) Veritas
5 13 (6.37%) SAP
6 11 (5.39%) Sun
6 11 (5.39%) Symantec
7 10 (4.90%) Remedy
8 7 (3.43%) BMC
8 7 (3.43%) Cisco
8 7 (3.43%) IBM
9 5 (2.45%) Ericsson
10 4 (1.96%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.96%) F5
10 4 (1.96%) VMware
11 3 (1.47%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (1.47%) McAfee
11 3 (1.47%) Virgin Media
12 2 (0.98%) Citrix
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