Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 206 138
Rank change year-on-year +16 -68 +22
Contract jobs citing Change Control 198 187 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.19% 1.12% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.35% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 118 201
South East median daily rate £382 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £300 £220 £210
90th Percentile £545 £511 £493
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 10
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.78% -36.62% -11.25%
10th Percentile £26.58 £12.89 £13.69
90th Percentile £46.00 £40.99 £50.25
England median hourly rate £26.80 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -2.55% - -8.71%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13836 13829 15777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.87% 82.62% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8286 8360 9398
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
10th Percentile £263 £251 £255
90th Percentile £575 £563 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 551 603
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.65
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Change Control as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -17 65 £350 -3.45% 10
Berkshire +9 50 £338 -10.00% 3
Hampshire +7 44 £400 +19.40% 1
East Sussex +23 24 £340 -15.00%
Surrey -22 24 £508 +22.29%
Kent +2 16 £350 +55.56%
West Sussex 0 16 £400 +2.56% 2
Oxfordshire +3 9 £425 +25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -39 6 £338 -13.90% 5
Sussex - 5 £450 -
Change Control
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 55 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 53 (26.77%) Oracle
3 51 (25.76%) Finance
4 46 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (23.23%) PMO
5 44 (22.22%) Project Management
6 41 (20.71%) PRINCE2
7 39 (19.70%) SQL Server
8 35 (17.68%) .NET
8 35 (17.68%) ITIL
8 35 (17.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 35 (17.68%) Scrum
9 34 (17.17%) C#
10 32 (16.16%) Web Development
11 31 (15.66%) Refactoring
11 31 (15.66%) WCF
11 31 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (15.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (15.66%) ASP.NET Web API
11 31 (15.66%) ASP.NET
11 31 (15.66%) Web Services
11 31 (15.66%) N-Tier
11 31 (15.66%) MVC
11 31 (15.66%) TDD
12 30 (15.15%) Management Information System
13 27 (13.64%) Change Management
13 27 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (13.64%) QA
14 23 (11.62%) PMI Certification
15 22 (11.11%) Windows

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 13 (6.57%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.53%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.02%) IIS
5 3 (1.52%) Apache
5 3 (1.52%) JBoss
5 3 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.01%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.51%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.51%) Documentum
7 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (8.59%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (3.54%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.02%) Maya
7 2 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.01%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.51%) Primavera
3 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.05%) Office 365
2 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.52%) SaaS
3 3 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.07%) DNS
2 11 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.05%) Firewall
4 7 (3.54%) DHCP
5 6 (3.03%) SAN
5 6 (3.03%) WAN
6 4 (2.02%) LAN
6 4 (2.02%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (1.52%) Internet
7 3 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.52%) LDAP
7 3 (1.52%) NAS
7 3 (1.52%) Network Security
8 2 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.01%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (1.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.01%) SNMP
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.51%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.01%) DB2
3 2 (1.01%) MySQL
4 1 (0.51%) GIS
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.51%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.51%) Subversion
General
1 51 (25.76%) Finance
2 15 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.05%) Retail
4 7 (3.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.52%) Advertising
6 3 (1.52%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.52%) Billing
6 3 (1.52%) Legal
7 2 (1.01%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) Banking
8 1 (0.51%) German Language
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (20.71%) Project Manager
2 34 (17.17%) Developer
3 31 (15.66%) .NET Developer
4 23 (11.62%) Analyst
5 16 (8.08%) Agile .NET Developer
5 16 (8.08%) Agile C# Developer
5 16 (8.08%) Agile Developer
5 16 (8.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (8.08%) C# Developer
5 16 (8.08%) SQL Developer
5 16 (8.08%) SQL Server Developer
6 11 (5.56%) IT Manager
7 10 (5.05%) Administrator
8 9 (4.55%) Programme Manager
9 8 (4.04%) PMO Analyst
9 8 (4.04%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.54%) Senior Manager
10 7 (3.54%) Senior Project Manager
11 6 (3.03%) Consultant
11 6 (3.03%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.68%) .NET
2 31 (15.66%) ASP.NET
2 31 (15.66%) ASP.NET MVC
2 31 (15.66%) ASP.NET Web API
2 31 (15.66%) WCF
2 31 (15.66%) Web Services
3 7 (3.54%) IBM Integration Bus
3 7 (3.54%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.01%) EDI
6 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.51%) LAMP
6 1 (0.51%) Middleware
6 1 (0.51%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.66%) N-Tier
2 30 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 27 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.05%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.05%) PMI
5 5 (2.53%) CMDB
6 3 (1.52%) CCTV
6 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.52%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.52%) Raspberry Pi
6 3 (1.52%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.52%) Wiki
7 2 (1.01%) Replication
7 2 (1.01%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.51%) IVR
8 1 (0.51%) Life Science
8 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.11%) Windows
2 17 (8.59%) Linux
3 8 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (4.04%) Windows 7
3 8 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.03%) Solaris
4 6 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.53%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.52%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.01%) AIX
8 2 (1.01%) Android
8 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (22.22%) Project Management
3 41 (20.71%) PRINCE2
4 35 (17.68%) ITIL
4 35 (17.68%) Scrum
4 35 (17.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (16.16%) Web Development
6 31 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (15.66%) MVC
6 31 (15.66%) Refactoring
6 31 (15.66%) TDD
7 27 (13.64%) Change Management
8 20 (10.10%) Configuration Management
9 18 (9.09%) Project Planning
10 16 (8.08%) Programme Management
11 15 (7.58%) Migration
11 15 (7.58%) Risk Management
12 14 (7.07%) Supplier Management
13 13 (6.57%) Patch Management
13 13 (6.57%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.17%) C#
2 9 (4.55%) C
2 9 (4.55%) SQL
3 5 (2.53%) Ada
4 4 (2.02%) C++
4 4 (2.02%) Perl
4 4 (2.02%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.02%) Python
5 2 (1.01%) Korn
5 2 (1.01%) PHP
5 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.51%) Java
6 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (11.62%) PMI Certification
2 20 (10.10%) Security Cleared
3 19 (9.60%) PMP
4 16 (8.08%) SC Cleared
5 15 (7.58%) Degree
6 12 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.03%) CCNP
8 6 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.53%) CCNA
10 4 (2.02%) MCSA
10 4 (2.02%) MCSE
10 4 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.52%) APMP
11 3 (1.52%) CISSP
11 3 (1.52%) GCIH
11 3 (1.52%) GIAC
11 3 (1.52%) RHCSA
12 2 (1.01%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (23.23%) PMO
2 27 (13.64%) QA
3 15 (7.58%) SLA
4 7 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (3.03%) GDPR
6 4 (2.02%) ISO 9001
6 4 (2.02%) PCI DSS
7 3 (1.52%) GMP
8 1 (0.51%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.51%) GAAP
8 1 (0.51%) MISRA
8 1 (0.51%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.51%) P3O
8 1 (0.51%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (9.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.02%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.52%) vSphere
4 2 (1.01%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (1.01%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.01%) XenApp
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.02%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.52%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.52%) Puppet
2 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (1.52%) SCCM
3 2 (1.01%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.01%) Netcool
3 2 (1.01%) OpenView
3 2 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.51%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.51%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 53 (26.77%) Oracle
3 15 (7.58%) VMware
4 12 (6.06%) Cisco
4 12 (6.06%) SAP
5 9 (4.55%) Citrix
6 7 (3.54%) IBM
6 7 (3.54%) Juniper
7 6 (3.03%) Ericsson
7 6 (3.03%) Remedy
8 5 (2.53%) HP
8 5 (2.53%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.02%) Amdocs
9 4 (2.02%) Nokia
10 3 (1.52%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.52%) NetApp
10 3 (1.52%) Workday
11 2 (1.01%) Concur
11 2 (1.01%) Extreme Networks