Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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.

Budget Control
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 840 801
Rank change year-on-year +14 -39 -8
Contract jobs citing Budget Control 52 54 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.051% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.061% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 60
UK median daily rate £450 £538 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.28% +33.96% -2.73%
10th Percentile £313 £330 £247
90th Percentile £600 £703 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £525 £378
% change year-on-year -14.29% +39.07% -4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
UK median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.57% -35.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -8.57% -35.13%

Budget 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86890 88941 94016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.93% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 57867 58786 60918
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £626 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2052 2351 2749
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.37 £23.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +4.35% +16.75%

Budget Control
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Budget Control as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Budget Control.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Budget Control in the UK

Budget Control
Top 13 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 6 months to 17 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
England +16 49 £456 -15.12% 6
UK excluding London +21 26 £450 -14.29% 2
London +3 25 £500 -2.44% 4
North of England +65 9 £456 -3.95%
South East -8 9 £475 -24.00% 1
Yorkshire +31 4 £365 -25.13%
Midlands +29 3 £425 +10.39%
West Midlands +25 3 £425 -
North West +24 3 £450 +31.39%
South West +4 2 £425 +6.25%
Scotland -8 2 £550 +9.18%
North East - 2 £500 -
East of England -22 1 £338 -25.00% 1

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 20 (38.46%) Project Management
3 18 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 10 (19.23%) ITIL
6 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
6 9 (17.31%) Change Control
7 8 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (15.38%) Risk Management
8 7 (13.46%) Information Security
8 7 (13.46%) PMP
8 7 (13.46%) SLA
8 7 (13.46%) Incident Management
8 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
9 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (11.54%) Line Management
9 6 (11.54%) Office 365
9 6 (11.54%) People Management
9 6 (11.54%) Problem Management
9 6 (11.54%) Time Management
9 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (11.54%) PMI Certification
9 6 (11.54%) VMware
10 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
10 5 (9.62%) Change Management
10 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (9.62%) CCNA
10 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
10 5 (9.62%) Cisco Certification

Budget Control
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (11.54%) Office 365
2 5 (9.62%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) LAN
2 1 (1.92%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Big Data
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
2 4 (7.69%) Law
3 3 (5.77%) Legal
4 2 (3.85%) Advertising
4 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.85%) French Language
4 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Front Office
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Project Manager
2 10 (19.23%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (13.46%) IT Manager
4 5 (9.62%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Business Change Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Change Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Information Security Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Security Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Scrum Master
7 2 (3.85%) Business Change Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Global Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Senior IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Licensing
2 2 (3.85%) User Experience
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.92%) EPoS
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) NHS
3 1 (1.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
1 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Project Management
2 18 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (19.23%) ITIL
4 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 9 (17.31%) Change Control
6 8 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 8 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (13.46%) Incident Management
7 7 (13.46%) Information Security
7 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
8 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (11.54%) Line Management
8 6 (11.54%) People Management
8 6 (11.54%) Problem Management
8 6 (11.54%) Time Management
9 5 (9.62%) Business Transformation
9 5 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (9.62%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) PMP
2 6 (11.54%) PMI Certification
3 5 (9.62%) CCNA
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (9.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (9.62%) Degree
3 5 (9.62%) MCP
3 5 (9.62%) MCSE
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) SLA
2 4 (7.69%) PMO
3 2 (3.85%) GDPR
3 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.85%) QA
4 1 (1.92%) CRD IV
4 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
1 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Backup Exec
1 5 (9.62%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) VMware
3 5 (9.62%) CheckPoint
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco
3 5 (9.62%) Sophos
3 5 (9.62%) Veeam
4 4 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Ariba
5 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com