The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Budget Control
UK
Rank 584 613 578
Rank change year-on-year +29 -35  
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 12 29 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.055% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.066% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 26
Median daily rate £438 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -1.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £510 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £383 £396
% change year-on-year -10.13% -3.28%  
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37647 43912 41983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.85% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 24815 28793 26009
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1109 1205
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +33.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Budget Control
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Budget Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Budget Control in the UK

Budget Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Budget Control over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Budget Control in the UK

Budget Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Budget Control in the UK

Budget Control
Top 21 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +18 11 £500 +19.04% 2
South East +22 4 £313 -3.84% 1
London +19 3 £500 +1.52%
Berkshire +24 2 £313 +13.63%
West Sussex +2 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 - -
North West +28 1 - -
Hertfordshire +2 1 £625 +89.39%
South West -2 1 £375 -25.07%
East of England -3 1 £625 +89.39%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £500 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £625 -
Wales - 1 £275 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £275 -
Bristol - 1 £375 -
South Wales - 1 £275 -

Budget Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Budget Control.

1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 16 (38.10%) Project Management
3 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (23.81%) CRM
5 9 (21.43%) IBM
5 9 (21.43%) NetApp
6 8 (19.05%) Law
6 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
6 8 (19.05%) Performance Management
6 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (16.67%) Change Management
8 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (14.29%) Process Improvement
8 6 (14.29%) Business Transformation
9 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
9 5 (11.90%) Degree
10 4 (9.52%) Banking
10 4 (9.52%) PMI Certification
10 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
10 4 (9.52%) Time Management
10 4 (9.52%) Project Governance
10 4 (9.52%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 3 (7.14%) PMO
11 3 (7.14%) Legal
11 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
11 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
11 3 (7.14%) PMP
11 3 (7.14%) MS Project

Budget Control
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.14%) MS Project
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Intranet
2 1 (2.38%) 2G
2 1 (2.38%) 3G
2 1 (2.38%) 4G
2 1 (2.38%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Big Data
1 1 (2.38%) DataStage
1 1 (2.38%) GIS
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Law
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.14%) Legal
4 3 (7.14%) Marketing
5 2 (4.76%) Retail
6 1 (2.38%) Billing
6 1 (2.38%) Front Office
6 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Project Manager
2 7 (16.67%) Storage Manager
3 4 (9.52%) Business Manager
3 4 (9.52%) Change Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Change Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Programme Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Project Change Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Data Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Data Storage Manager
5 2 (4.76%) IT Change Manager
5 2 (4.76%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Payments Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Programme Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) PMI
4 1 (2.38%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Project Management
2 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (23.81%) CRM
4 8 (19.05%) Performance Management
4 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
5 7 (16.67%) Change Management
6 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 6 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.52%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 4 (9.52%) Project Governance
7 4 (9.52%) Time Management
8 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.14%) Project Planning
8 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.76%) ITIL
9 2 (4.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) PMI Certification
3 3 (7.14%) PMP
4 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) PMO
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) IBM
1 9 (21.43%) NetApp
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) EMC
4 1 (2.38%) Facebook
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Sun
4 1 (2.38%) VMware