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 23 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
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 182 189
Rank change year-on-year -60 +7  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 456 741 720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.97% 1.38% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.65% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 473 447
Median daily rate £411 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.37% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £224 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £370
% change year-on-year +21.21% -10.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 32
Median hourly rate £35.50 £27.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.48% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.08 £21.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.32 £30.40 £47.00
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 39559 44852 45349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.50% 83.35% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25807 29750 29034
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 £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1054 1082 1276
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 23 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
England -42 420 £413 +10.00% 93
London -48 165 £475 +2.15% 30
South East -24 96 £375 +11.94% 16
North West +22 36 £500 +21.21% 15
South West -2 36 £365 -2.66% 3
City of London -14 30 £488 +18.18% 6
Hampshire -6 29 £382 +14.02% 1
East of England -26 29 £400 +17.64% 7
Berkshire +6 27 £363 +16.00% 7
Yorkshire +18 19 £425 +6.25% 2
East Midlands +6 19 £425 - 3
Wiltshire +10 16 £300 +3.44% 1
West Yorkshire +17 15 £406 +23.10% 1
Leeds +15 15 £406 +23.10% 1
Manchester +9 14 £556 +39.06% 6
South Wales -5 14 £407 +41.39% 1
Wales -6 14 £407 +41.39% 1
Reading +21 13 £425 +25.00% 3
West Sussex +14 13 £285 -25.49%
Hertfordshire -2 12 £450 +20.00% 2
Scotland +6 11 £380 +19.68% 3
Bristol -1 11 £400 +1.58% 1
Edinburgh +15 10 £380 +21.60% 1
Surrey +3 10 £406 +2.97% 4
Cambridgeshire +2 10 £285 -16.17%
Watford +2 9 £350 -
Cheshire +25 8 £400 +48.69% 5
North East +3 8 £375 +23.45% 1
West Midlands -22 8 £300 -20.00% 16
Derbyshire -7 7 £354 -

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for Change Control.

1 341 (34.17%) Finance
2 290 (29.06%) Project Management
3 188 (18.84%) Security Cleared
3 188 (18.84%) PMO
4 180 (18.04%) Agile Software Development
5 178 (17.84%) PRINCE2
6 149 (14.93%) Change Management
7 141 (14.13%) Microsoft
8 135 (13.53%) Configuration Management
9 134 (13.43%) SC Cleared
10 133 (13.33%) Windows
10 133 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 124 (12.42%) ITIL
12 113 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
13 107 (10.72%) Oracle
13 107 (10.72%) Microsoft Project
13 107 (10.72%) Risk Management
14 105 (10.52%) Unix
15 104 (10.42%) Programme Management
16 102 (10.22%) Linux
16 102 (10.22%) SQL
17 86 (8.62%) Degree
18 81 (8.12%) SharePoint
19 79 (7.92%) Cisco
20 77 (7.72%) Microsoft Excel
21 75 (7.52%) Microsoft Office
22 72 (7.21%) Active Directory
22 72 (7.21%) Data Centre
23 70 (7.01%) Management Information System
23 70 (7.01%) QA

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 81 (8.12%) SharePoint
2 32 (3.21%) WebLogic
3 24 (2.40%) Confluence
4 18 (1.80%) Apache
5 15 (1.50%) MS Exchange
6 13 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.90%) JBoss
9 8 (0.80%) IIS
10 7 (0.70%) MS Project Server
10 7 (0.70%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.50%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.40%) CMS
12 4 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.40%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.30%) Documentum
13 3 (0.30%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 107 (10.72%) Microsoft Project
2 77 (7.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 75 (7.52%) Microsoft Office
4 56 (5.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 44 (4.41%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.40%) 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 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.70%) Primavera
5 6 (0.60%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.30%) Demantra
8 3 (0.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 3 (0.30%) Maximo
8 3 (0.30%) SnowdropKCS
9 2 (0.20%) CA PPM
9 2 (0.20%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.20%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (3.71%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.00%) Office 365
4 19 (1.90%) Trello
5 8 (0.80%) PaaS
5 8 (0.80%) SaaS
6 6 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.30%) IaaS
8 2 (0.20%) Boomi
8 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.20%) Heroku
8 2 (0.20%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.10%) G Suite
9 1 (0.10%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.10%) TestFlight
9 1 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 66 (6.61%) Firewall
2 49 (4.91%) SAN
3 27 (2.71%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (2.51%) NAS
5 24 (2.40%) TCP/IP
6 23 (2.30%) LAN
7 19 (1.90%) DNS
7 19 (1.90%) WAN
8 18 (1.80%) SNMP
9 17 (1.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 17 (1.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 17 (1.70%) VPN
10 13 (1.30%) Internet
11 12 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (1.20%) DHCP
11 12 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (1.00%) Wireless
13 9 (0.90%) IPsec
13 9 (0.90%) LDAP
13 9 (0.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.71%) BusinessObjects
3 25 (2.51%) Oracle Database
4 23 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (1.80%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.10%) DB2
10 10 (1.00%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.90%) Big Data
11 9 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (0.70%) MySQL
13 7 (0.70%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 36 (3.61%) Jenkins
2 34 (3.41%) JIRA
3 28 (2.81%) Git (software)
4 23 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
5 22 (2.20%) Visual Studio
6 18 (1.80%) GitLab
7 17 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (1.10%) Subversion
9 9 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (0.70%) Rational Rhapsody
11 5 (0.50%) Maven
11 5 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (0.40%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.40%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.40%) FitNesse
13 3 (0.30%) IBM UrbanCode
13 3 (0.30%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.20%) MorphX
General
1 341 (34.17%) Finance
2 66 (6.61%) Banking
3 62 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 41 (4.11%) Legal
5 29 (2.91%) Manufacturing
6 28 (2.81%) Investment Banking
7 22 (2.20%) Retail
8 16 (1.60%) Back Office
8 16 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (1.40%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.40%) Law
10 12 (1.20%) Marketing
11 10 (1.00%) Automotive
12 8 (0.80%) Publishing
13 6 (0.60%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.50%) Local Government
15 4 (0.40%) Advertising
16 3 (0.30%) Billing
16 3 (0.30%) Front Office
16 3 (0.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 173 (17.33%) Project Manager
2 160 (16.03%) Analyst
3 70 (7.01%) Developer
4 61 (6.11%) Programme Manager
5 55 (5.51%) PMO Analyst
6 47 (4.71%) Administrator
7 45 (4.51%) Consultant
8 42 (4.21%) Architect
9 41 (4.11%) Business Analyst
10 37 (3.71%) IT Manager
11 35 (3.51%) Software Engineer
12 32 (3.21%) Network Engineer
13 29 (2.91%) DevOps Engineer
13 29 (2.91%) Support Analyst
14 27 (2.71%) Support Officer
15 25 (2.51%) IT Analyst
15 25 (2.51%) Project Support Officer
15 25 (2.51%) Senior Manager
15 25 (2.51%) Senior Software Engineer
16 23 (2.30%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.11%) .NET
2 28 (2.81%) Software Packaging
3 20 (2.00%) XML
4 15 (1.50%) HTML
4 15 (1.50%) Middleware
5 12 (1.20%) Web Services
6 11 (1.10%) WCF
7 9 (0.90%) .NET Framework
7 9 (0.90%) XSLT
8 8 (0.80%) Apache Camel
8 8 (0.80%) J2EE
8 8 (0.80%) XSD
9 7 (0.70%) AngularJS
9 7 (0.70%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.70%) CSS
9 7 (0.70%) Elastic Stack
9 7 (0.70%) HTML5
9 7 (0.70%) SOAP
10 6 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (0.60%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 113 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (7.21%) Data Centre
3 70 (7.01%) Management Information System
4 30 (3.01%) Clustering
5 26 (2.61%) PMI
6 15 (1.50%) NHS
7 14 (1.40%) Replication
8 13 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
8 13 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
9 12 (1.20%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.10%) Private Cloud
11 10 (1.00%) CMDB
11 10 (1.00%) PKI
11 10 (1.00%) User Experience
12 9 (0.90%) FMCG
12 9 (0.90%) Mainframe
12 9 (0.90%) Public Cloud
13 8 (0.80%) Smart Meter
14 7 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 133 (13.33%) Windows
2 105 (10.52%) Unix
3 102 (10.22%) Linux
4 66 (6.61%) Windows Server
5 56 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (2.20%) Solaris
8 21 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (1.40%) Windows 7
11 13 (1.30%) FreeBSD
11 13 (1.30%) Windows 10
12 9 (0.90%) AIX
12 9 (0.90%) HPUX
13 6 (0.60%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.30%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.20%) Android
15 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (29.06%) Project Management
2 180 (18.04%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (17.84%) PRINCE2
4 149 (14.93%) Change Management
5 135 (13.53%) Configuration Management
6 133 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 124 (12.42%) ITIL
8 107 (10.72%) Risk Management
9 104 (10.42%) Programme Management
10 64 (6.41%) Migration
11 55 (5.51%) Service Management
11 55 (5.51%) Software Engineering
12 53 (5.31%) Quality Management
12 53 (5.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 51 (5.11%) DevOps
14 50 (5.01%) SDLC
15 46 (4.61%) UML
16 42 (4.21%) ERP
16 42 (4.21%) Mentoring
17 41 (4.11%) Programme Governance
Programming Languages
1 102 (10.22%) SQL
2 42 (4.21%) Java
2 42 (4.21%) PowerShell
3 34 (3.41%) C#
4 28 (2.81%) C++
5 26 (2.61%) C
6 25 (2.51%) JavaScript
6 25 (2.51%) Perl
7 22 (2.20%) Python
8 17 (1.70%) Shell Script
9 14 (1.40%) VB
10 11 (1.10%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.00%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.00%) tcsh
12 7 (0.70%) Ruby
12 7 (0.70%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.60%) Korn
14 5 (0.50%) VBA
15 4 (0.40%) Ada
16 3 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 188 (18.84%) Security Cleared
2 134 (13.43%) SC Cleared
3 86 (8.62%) Degree
4 60 (6.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 43 (4.31%) PMI Certification
6 39 (3.91%) DV Cleared
7 37 (3.71%) PMP
8 25 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
10 16 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.40%) CCNA
12 13 (1.30%) CCNP
12 13 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (0.90%) ISEB
15 8 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
16 6 (0.60%) CCIE
16 6 (0.60%) MCDBA
17 5 (0.50%) CCDP
17 5 (0.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (18.84%) PMO
2 70 (7.01%) QA
3 34 (3.41%) SLA
4 10 (1.00%) GMP
5 8 (0.80%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 8 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.80%) Def Stans
5 8 (0.80%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.70%) MISRA
6 7 (0.70%) MISRA C
6 7 (0.70%) P3O
7 6 (0.60%) GDPR
7 6 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.40%) MiFID
8 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.30%) EMIR
9 3 (0.30%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.20%) GPG13
System Software
1 72 (7.21%) Active Directory
2 40 (4.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.60%) vSphere
4 13 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 11 (1.10%) GPFS
5 11 (1.10%) Veritas File System
5 11 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.00%) Samba
7 9 (0.90%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.80%) ProxySG
9 7 (0.70%) Snort
10 5 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.40%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.40%) vCloud
11 4 (0.40%) XenApp
12 3 (0.30%) NFS
12 3 (0.30%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 36 (3.61%) Ansible
2 23 (2.30%) Dollar Universe
3 16 (1.60%) NetBackup
3 16 (1.60%) SCCM
4 15 (1.50%) Puppet
5 14 (1.40%) Forum Sentry
6 13 (1.30%) Red Hat Satellite
7 12 (1.20%) Tivoli
8 11 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (0.90%) Oracle ZFS
9 9 (0.90%) WSUS
10 7 (0.70%) Kibana
10 7 (0.70%) logstash
10 7 (0.70%) Nagios
10 7 (0.70%) SCOM
10 7 (0.70%) SmokePing
10 7 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.60%) Netcool
Vendors
1 141 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 107 (10.72%) Oracle
3 79 (7.92%) Cisco
4 65 (6.51%) Red Hat
5 63 (6.31%) VMware
6 60 (6.01%) HP
7 40 (4.01%) F5
8 39 (3.91%) SAP
9 36 (3.61%) CheckPoint
10 27 (2.71%) TIBCO
11 26 (2.61%) Citrix
12 22 (2.20%) Atlassian
12 22 (2.20%) Symantec
13 21 (2.10%) Veritas
14 20 (2.00%) IBM
15 16 (1.60%) McAfee
16 15 (1.50%) Remedy
16 15 (1.50%) Sun
17 14 (1.40%) Juniper
18 12 (1.20%) Fortinet
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