The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 22 May 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
UK
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 187 185
Rank change year-on-year -43 -2  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 467 708 729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.04% 1.32% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.59% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 447 425
Median daily rate £430 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.66% -0.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £332 £375
% change year-on-year +20.66% -11.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 42
Median hourly rate £41.75 £27.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.62% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £15.75 £14.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.76 £30.80 £60.00
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37756 44546 45043
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.36% 83.24% 80.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24632 29459 28310
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year +3.12% +3.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 993 1066 1331
Median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.54% -1.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +14.75%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in the UK

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control over the 3 months to 22 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in the UK

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in the UK

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control over the 3 months to 22 May 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Change Control in the UK

Change Control
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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 -34 432 £440 +14.15% 89
London -19 176 £500 +11.11% 30
South East +3 110 £350 +3.32% 22
Hampshire +1 34 £375 +14.50% 5
South West -9 33 £345 -1.42% 1
City of London -17 29 £513 +10.81% 9
North West +20 23 £450 +9.09% 9
Berkshire +16 22 £413 +33.06% 9
East of England -25 22 £488 +21.49% 9
North East +8 21 £457 +54.91% 3
West Sussex +36 20 £268 -26.71% 1
Tyne and Wear +16 18 £475 +61.01% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 18 £475 +61.01% 2
Scotland +5 17 £400 +28.51%
Yorkshire +10 16 £450 +13.20% 6
East Midlands -4 13 £400 +68.42%
West Midlands +8 12 £338 -10.59% 9
Bristol +1 12 £388 -3.12% 1
Wiltshire +1 12 £288 +2.67%
Surrey -1 12 £375 -9.63% 3
Leeds +21 11 £450 +37.40% 5
West Yorkshire +14 11 £450 +37.40% 5
South Wales +4 11 £400 +45.27%
Wales +2 11 £400 +45.27% 1
Hertfordshire 0 11 £550 +37.50% 5
Reading +21 10 £425 +30.76% 3
New Malden - 10 - -
Edinburgh +12 9 £380 +21.11%
Buckinghamshire -10 9 £411 -4.97% 2
Crawley +15 8 £330 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 with a requirement for Change Control.

1 350 (34.31%) Finance
2 296 (29.02%) Project Management
3 217 (21.27%) Security Cleared
4 185 (18.14%) PMO
5 177 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
6 172 (16.86%) PRINCE2
7 148 (14.51%) SC Cleared
8 145 (14.22%) Change Management
9 141 (13.82%) ITIL
10 136 (13.33%) Windows
10 136 (13.33%) Configuration Management
11 132 (12.94%) Microsoft
12 129 (12.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 117 (11.47%) Oracle
14 113 (11.08%) Unix
15 109 (10.69%) Linux
16 108 (10.59%) SQL
16 108 (10.59%) Programme Management
17 106 (10.39%) Risk Management
17 106 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
18 103 (10.10%) Microsoft Project
19 85 (8.33%) Red Hat
20 81 (7.94%) HP
21 80 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
22 78 (7.65%) Degree
23 75 (7.35%) Cisco
23 75 (7.35%) Windows Server
24 72 (7.06%) Active Directory
25 71 (6.96%) Microsoft Excel
26 70 (6.86%) SharePoint

Change 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 70 (6.86%) SharePoint
2 37 (3.63%) WebLogic
3 22 (2.16%) Confluence
4 16 (1.57%) Apache
5 14 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (0.98%) JBoss
7 9 (0.88%) IIS
8 8 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.78%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.69%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.69%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.49%) MS Project Server
11 5 (0.49%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.39%) FileNet
12 4 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 103 (10.10%) Microsoft Project
2 80 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
3 71 (6.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 49 (4.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 44 (4.31%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.39%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.20%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.20%) Avid Media Composer
8 2 (0.20%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.20%) InDesign
8 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.20%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 10 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (0.88%) Primavera
3 8 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.49%) Demantra
5 5 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.49%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 5 (0.49%) SnowdropKCS
6 4 (0.39%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.20%) CA PPM
8 2 (0.20%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.20%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.20%) Maximo
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.20%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.20%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 47 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.86%) Trello
4 13 (1.27%) Office 365
5 9 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (0.69%) SaaS
7 4 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.39%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.39%) PaaS
7 4 (0.39%) SmartFocus
8 3 (0.29%) IaaS
8 3 (0.29%) TestFlight
9 2 (0.20%) Boomi
9 2 (0.20%) Heroku
10 1 (0.098%) G Suite
10 1 (0.098%) HP Helion
10 1 (0.098%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 57 (5.59%) Firewall
1 57 (5.59%) SAN
2 29 (2.84%) TCP/IP
3 27 (2.65%) LAN
4 25 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (2.45%) NAS
5 22 (2.16%) WAN
6 17 (1.67%) DNS
7 15 (1.47%) VPN
8 14 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 14 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 14 (1.37%) SNMP
9 13 (1.27%) Internet
9 13 (1.27%) Multicast
10 10 (0.98%) DHCP
10 10 (0.98%) Wireless
11 9 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (0.88%) LDAP
12 8 (0.78%) Network Security
12 8 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (5.78%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
2 38 (3.73%) Oracle Database
3 24 (2.35%) Relational Database
3 24 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.18%) RDBMS
8 11 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (0.88%) DB2
9 9 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.78%) Big Data
10 8 (0.78%) BODI
10 8 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.59%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.59%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 39 (3.82%) Jenkins
2 32 (3.14%) JIRA
3 30 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 23 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 18 (1.76%) GitLab
6 17 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
7 16 (1.57%) Visual Studio
8 13 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
10 9 (0.88%) Subversion
11 4 (0.39%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.39%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.39%) FitNesse
11 4 (0.39%) Maven
12 3 (0.29%) Android Studio
12 3 (0.29%) CocoaPods
12 3 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (0.29%) Rational Rhapsody
12 3 (0.29%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.29%) Vagrant
General
1 350 (34.31%) Finance
2 64 (6.27%) Telecoms
3 61 (5.98%) Banking
4 42 (4.12%) Legal
5 33 (3.24%) Manufacturing
6 24 (2.35%) Investment Banking
7 22 (2.16%) Retail
8 21 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
9 20 (1.96%) Law
10 17 (1.67%) Marketing
11 14 (1.37%) Back Office
12 11 (1.08%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.78%) Publishing
14 7 (0.69%) Automotive
15 5 (0.49%) Billing
15 5 (0.49%) Local Government
16 4 (0.39%) Advertising
16 4 (0.39%) Front Office
17 3 (0.29%) General Ledger
18 2 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 181 (17.75%) Project Manager
2 143 (14.02%) Analyst
3 67 (6.57%) Developer
4 58 (5.69%) Programme Manager
5 52 (5.10%) Administrator
6 48 (4.71%) PMO Analyst
7 44 (4.31%) Consultant
8 41 (4.02%) Business Analyst
9 39 (3.82%) Architect
9 39 (3.82%) IT Manager
10 36 (3.53%) Network Engineer
11 31 (3.04%) Software Engineer
12 30 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
13 29 (2.84%) Support Analyst
14 28 (2.75%) Support Officer
15 27 (2.65%) Project Officer
16 25 (2.45%) Project Support Officer
16 25 (2.45%) Senior Manager
16 25 (2.45%) Systems Administrator
17 24 (2.35%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.82%) .NET
2 33 (3.24%) Software Packaging
3 21 (2.06%) XML
4 17 (1.67%) Middleware
5 16 (1.57%) HTML
6 10 (0.98%) Web Services
7 9 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
7 9 (0.88%) WCF
7 9 (0.88%) XSLT
8 8 (0.78%) .NET Framework
8 8 (0.78%) XSD
9 7 (0.69%) Apache Camel
9 7 (0.69%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.69%) CSS
9 7 (0.69%) J2EE
9 7 (0.69%) SOAP
10 6 (0.59%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.59%) HTML5
11 5 (0.49%) Java EE
11 5 (0.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 106 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (5.78%) Data Centre
3 58 (5.69%) Management Information System
4 26 (2.55%) Clustering
5 20 (1.96%) PMI
6 15 (1.47%) NHS
7 14 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
7 14 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
7 14 (1.37%) Replication
8 13 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.27%) User Experience
9 12 (1.18%) Private Cloud
10 11 (1.08%) CMDB
11 10 (0.98%) Computer Science
11 10 (0.98%) EMC VMAX
11 10 (0.98%) FMCG
11 10 (0.98%) Mainframe
11 10 (0.98%) PKI
12 9 (0.88%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.78%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 136 (13.33%) Windows
2 113 (11.08%) Unix
3 109 (10.69%) Linux
4 75 (7.35%) Windows Server
5 63 (6.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (2.55%) Solaris
7 26 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (1.47%) FreeBSD
10 14 (1.37%) HPUX
10 14 (1.37%) Windows 7
11 13 (1.27%) AIX
12 6 (0.59%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.59%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.49%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.39%) Android
14 4 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (29.02%) Project Management
2 177 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (16.86%) PRINCE2
4 145 (14.22%) Change Management
5 141 (13.82%) ITIL
6 136 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 129 (12.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 108 (10.59%) Programme Management
9 106 (10.39%) Risk Management
10 69 (6.76%) Migration
11 58 (5.69%) Quality Management
12 50 (4.90%) Problem Management
13 48 (4.71%) Software Engineering
14 47 (4.61%) DevOps
15 45 (4.41%) SDLC
16 44 (4.31%) Service Management
16 44 (4.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 43 (4.22%) ERP
17 43 (4.22%) Project Planning
17 43 (4.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 108 (10.59%) SQL
2 47 (4.61%) PowerShell
3 43 (4.22%) Java
4 33 (3.24%) C#
5 28 (2.75%) C
5 28 (2.75%) JavaScript
6 27 (2.65%) Perl
7 22 (2.16%) C++
8 20 (1.96%) Python
9 19 (1.86%) VB
10 15 (1.47%) PL/SQL
10 15 (1.47%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.18%) tcsh
12 10 (0.98%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.59%) Korn
13 6 (0.59%) Ruby
13 6 (0.59%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.49%) VBA
15 3 (0.29%) PHP
15 3 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 217 (21.27%) Security Cleared
2 148 (14.51%) SC Cleared
3 78 (7.65%) Degree
4 58 (5.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 46 (4.51%) DV Cleared
6 35 (3.43%) PMP
7 34 (3.33%) PMI Certification
8 28 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
10 19 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (1.76%) CCNP
12 17 (1.67%) CCNA
13 13 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (0.98%) CCIE
14 10 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (0.78%) ISEB
16 7 (0.69%) APMP
17 6 (0.59%) MCDBA
18 5 (0.49%) CCDA
18 5 (0.49%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (18.14%) PMO
2 64 (6.27%) QA
3 35 (3.43%) SLA
4 14 (1.37%) GMP
5 11 (1.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 11 (1.08%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.98%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.59%) P3O
8 5 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.29%) MiFID
10 3 (0.29%) MISRA
10 3 (0.29%) MISRA C
10 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.20%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.20%) ISO13485
11 2 (0.20%) ISO19770
11 2 (0.20%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.20%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 72 (7.06%) Active Directory
2 46 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.86%) GPFS
3 19 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 12 (1.18%) Samba
5 12 (1.18%) vSphere
6 11 (1.08%) Veritas File System
7 9 (0.88%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.88%) ProxySG
7 9 (0.88%) Snort
8 5 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 5 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.39%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.39%) vCloud
9 4 (0.39%) XenApp
10 3 (0.29%) NFS
10 3 (0.29%) SRDF
10 3 (0.29%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 34 (3.33%) Ansible
2 23 (2.25%) Dollar Universe
3 17 (1.67%) Puppet
4 16 (1.57%) NetBackup
5 15 (1.47%) Red Hat Satellite
6 14 (1.37%) SCCM
7 12 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (1.08%) Forum Sentry
8 11 (1.08%) Oracle ZFS
9 10 (0.98%) Tivoli
10 9 (0.88%) Kibana
10 9 (0.88%) logstash
10 9 (0.88%) Nagios
10 9 (0.88%) SmokePing
11 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (0.78%) SCOM
11 8 (0.78%) WSUS
12 7 (0.69%) HP SiteScope
12 7 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 132 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 117 (11.47%) Oracle
3 85 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 81 (7.94%) HP
5 75 (7.35%) Cisco
6 70 (6.86%) VMware
7 39 (3.82%) SAP
8 38 (3.73%) F5
9 32 (3.14%) CheckPoint
10 31 (3.04%) TIBCO
11 25 (2.45%) Citrix
12 24 (2.35%) IBM
13 22 (2.16%) Veritas
14 21 (2.06%) Atlassian
15 20 (1.96%) Symantec
16 18 (1.76%) EMC
17 17 (1.67%) Sun
18 16 (1.57%) Remedy
19 13 (1.27%) CommVault
19 13 (1.27%) McAfee
London
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Adlam Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 48000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 48000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £520 - £540 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
aap3
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
aap3
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedfordshire
Washington Frank
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
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