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 29 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.

Change Control
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 197 190
Rank change year-on-year -16 -7  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 540 677 648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.26% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.52% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 431 346
Median daily rate £425 £398 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.91% +0.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £269 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +2.66% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 16 30
Median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.65% -18.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £13.17 £14.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -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 37580 44576 42623
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.08% 82.82% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24839 29287 26403
Median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.77% +2.87%  
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 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1229
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +32.74%  
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 £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 29 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 -9 476 £438 +9.37% 67
London +1 169 £475 +11.76% 25
South East -22 111 £363 +3.57% 13
South West -9 52 £370 +2.06% 4
North West +25 35 £350 -12.50% 6
Scotland +2 30 £394 -1.56% 3
City of London -5 29 £475 - 4
Hampshire -18 28 £350 +2.56% 2
North East 0 27 £475 +55.73% 1
Surrey -1 25 £425 +3.03% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 25 £475 +58.33% 1
Tyne and Wear -4 25 £475 +58.33% 1
West Midlands +8 24 £346 -8.88% 5
South Wales +31 22 £411 +53.73%
Wales +23 22 £411 +9.66%
Yorkshire +12 20 £450 +13.92% 4
East Midlands +10 19 £215 -29.79% 3
Manchester +27 17 £343 -14.37% 1
West Yorkshire +14 17 £450 +12.50% 3
Berkshire +13 16 £500 +66.66% 5
Leeds +4 14 £450 +12.50% 3
Gloucestershire +2 14 - -
Bristol +1 14 £390 -5.45%
East of England -49 14 £343 -14.37% 6
West Sussex +10 13 £250 +2.04% 1
Wiltshire +2 13 £288 -17.85% 1
Lancashire +26 12 £525 +23.52% 1
Glasgow +9 12 £285 -26.45% 2
Epsom +7 11 - -
Derbyshire +3 11 £165 -56.00% 1

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 367 (34.66%) Finance
2 308 (29.08%) Project Management
3 234 (22.10%) Security Cleared
4 199 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
5 185 (17.47%) PRINCE2
6 172 (16.24%) Windows
7 163 (15.39%) ITIL
8 162 (15.30%) PMO
9 159 (15.01%) SC Cleared
10 146 (13.79%) Change Management
11 144 (13.60%) Unix
12 141 (13.31%) Oracle
13 139 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 138 (13.03%) SQL
15 137 (12.94%) Microsoft
15 137 (12.94%) Configuration Management
16 128 (12.09%) Linux
17 116 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
18 108 (10.20%) Programme Management
19 105 (9.92%) HP
19 105 (9.92%) Red Hat
20 104 (9.82%) MS Project
21 96 (9.07%) Risk Management
22 91 (8.59%) Active Directory
23 89 (8.40%) MS Excel
24 84 (7.93%) Cisco
25 81 (7.65%) Windows Server
26 80 (7.55%) Management Information System
26 80 (7.55%) Degree
27 79 (7.46%) Java

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 71 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 41 (3.87%) Confluence
3 39 (3.68%) WebLogic
4 22 (2.08%) Apache
5 16 (1.51%) JBoss
6 14 (1.32%) IIS
7 12 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.94%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.85%) MS Exchange
10 8 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (0.76%) Skype for Business
10 8 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (0.66%) FileNet
12 4 (0.38%) CMS
12 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.38%) MS Project Server
12 4 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 104 (9.82%) MS Project
2 89 (8.40%) MS Excel
3 73 (6.89%) MS Office
4 44 (4.15%) MS Visio
5 43 (4.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.38%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.094%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.094%) CATIA
8 1 (0.094%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.094%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.094%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.094%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (1.13%) Primavera
2 8 (0.76%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 8 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.47%) Demantra
4 5 (0.47%) SnowdropKCS
5 4 (0.38%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.28%) Maximo
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.28%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.19%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.094%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.094%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.094%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 1 (0.094%) Summit
8 1 (0.094%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 48 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.70%) Trello
4 16 (1.51%) Office 365
5 8 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.76%) SaaS
6 6 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (0.47%) IaaS
7 5 (0.47%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.38%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.38%) SmartFocus
8 4 (0.38%) TestFlight
9 3 (0.28%) GitHub
9 3 (0.28%) PaaS
10 2 (0.19%) Boomi
11 1 (0.094%) G Suite
11 1 (0.094%) HP Helion
11 1 (0.094%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 65 (6.14%) Firewall
1 65 (6.14%) SAN
2 38 (3.59%) TCP/IP
3 35 (3.31%) DNS
4 33 (3.12%) LAN
5 30 (2.83%) NAS
6 24 (2.27%) Internet
7 23 (2.17%) WAN
8 22 (2.08%) DHCP
9 20 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (1.89%) LDAP
10 14 (1.32%) Multicast
10 14 (1.32%) Network Security
11 13 (1.23%) SNMP
11 13 (1.23%) SSL
12 12 (1.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (1.13%) VPN
13 10 (0.94%) Intranet
13 10 (0.94%) SSH
13 10 (0.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.34%) Relational Database
3 44 (4.15%) BusinessObjects
4 42 (3.97%) Oracle Database
5 22 (2.08%) Big Data
5 22 (2.08%) Hadoop
6 20 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (1.51%) RDBMS
9 15 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.76%) BODI
14 8 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (0.57%) MS Access
16 5 (0.47%) GIS
Development Applications
1 52 (4.91%) JIRA
2 48 (4.53%) Git (software)
3 43 (4.06%) Jenkins
4 28 (2.64%) Sonatype Nexus
5 19 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (1.70%) Oracle Forms
7 17 (1.61%) GitLab
8 13 (1.23%) ClearCase
9 12 (1.13%) Oracle APEX
10 11 (1.04%) Subversion
11 7 (0.66%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.47%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.38%) Android Studio
13 4 (0.38%) CocoaPods
13 4 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (0.38%) Xcode
14 3 (0.28%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.28%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.28%) Metasploit
14 3 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 367 (34.66%) Finance
2 74 (6.99%) Banking
3 58 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 47 (4.44%) Legal
5 35 (3.31%) Manufacturing
6 30 (2.83%) Retail
7 24 (2.27%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.98%) Marketing
9 20 (1.89%) Law
10 19 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 14 (1.32%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.94%) Automotive
12 10 (0.94%) Back Office
13 7 (0.66%) Publishing
14 6 (0.57%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.57%) Front Office
15 5 (0.47%) Billing
16 4 (0.38%) Advertising
17 3 (0.28%) Electronics
17 3 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 192 (18.13%) Project Manager
2 134 (12.65%) Analyst
3 64 (6.04%) Administrator
4 59 (5.57%) Developer
5 48 (4.53%) Consultant
6 43 (4.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 42 (3.97%) Network Engineer
7 42 (3.97%) PMO Analyst
7 42 (3.97%) Programme Manager
8 38 (3.59%) Business Analyst
8 38 (3.59%) Systems Administrator
9 36 (3.40%) IT Manager
10 34 (3.21%) Architect
11 33 (3.12%) Unix Administrator
12 32 (3.02%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 31 (2.93%) Software Engineer
14 29 (2.74%) Infrastructure Manager
14 29 (2.74%) Project Officer
15 28 (2.64%) Senior Manager
15 28 (2.64%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.87%) Software Packaging
2 31 (2.93%) .NET
3 23 (2.17%) Middleware
4 15 (1.42%) XML
5 13 (1.23%) HTML
6 11 (1.04%) .NET Framework
6 11 (1.04%) Node.js
7 9 (0.85%) SOAP
8 8 (0.76%) Apache Camel
8 8 (0.76%) CSS
8 8 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (0.76%) Entity Framework
8 8 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (0.57%) J2EE
9 6 (0.57%) REST
9 6 (0.57%) Web Services
10 5 (0.47%) WinForms
10 5 (0.47%) XSLT
11 4 (0.38%) Cocoa
11 4 (0.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 116 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 61 (5.76%) Data Centre
4 31 (2.93%) Clustering
5 21 (1.98%) Enterprise Storage
6 18 (1.70%) PMI
7 17 (1.61%) NHS
8 16 (1.51%) User Experience
9 15 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.42%) Private Cloud
10 14 (1.32%) Mainframe
10 14 (1.32%) Replication
11 13 (1.23%) Computer Science
11 13 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (0.94%) CMDB
12 10 (0.94%) EMC VMAX
13 9 (0.85%) FMCG
13 9 (0.85%) Smart Meter
14 8 (0.76%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 172 (16.24%) Windows
2 144 (13.60%) Unix
3 128 (12.09%) Linux
4 81 (7.65%) Windows Server
5 71 (6.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (4.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (3.68%) Solaris
8 33 (3.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (2.27%) AIX
11 15 (1.42%) Windows 7
12 14 (1.32%) FreeBSD
13 12 (1.13%) HPUX
14 7 (0.66%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.57%) Windows 10
16 5 (0.47%) Android
16 5 (0.47%) zOS
17 4 (0.38%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (29.08%) Project Management
2 199 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (17.47%) PRINCE2
4 163 (15.39%) ITIL
5 146 (13.79%) Change Management
6 139 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 137 (12.94%) Configuration Management
8 108 (10.20%) Programme Management
9 96 (9.07%) Risk Management
10 65 (6.14%) Migration
11 62 (5.85%) DevOps
11 62 (5.85%) Problem Management
11 62 (5.85%) Quality Management
12 57 (5.38%) Incident Management
13 53 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 52 (4.91%) Service Delivery
15 50 (4.72%) Service Management
16 49 (4.63%) SDLC
17 45 (4.25%) Continuous Integration
17 45 (4.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 138 (13.03%) SQL
2 79 (7.46%) Java
3 51 (4.82%) PowerShell
4 36 (3.40%) Perl
5 33 (3.12%) JavaScript
6 31 (2.93%) C
6 31 (2.93%) C#
7 26 (2.46%) C++
8 24 (2.27%) VB
9 19 (1.79%) Shell Script
10 18 (1.70%) Python
11 16 (1.51%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.04%) Bash Shell
12 11 (1.04%) tcsh
13 8 (0.76%) Korn
14 7 (0.66%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.57%) VBA
16 4 (0.38%) Apple Swift
16 4 (0.38%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 234 (22.10%) Security Cleared
2 159 (15.01%) SC Cleared
3 80 (7.55%) Degree
4 49 (4.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 46 (4.34%) DV Cleared
6 39 (3.68%) PMP
7 35 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (3.02%) PMI Certification
9 23 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 23 (2.17%) CCNP
10 22 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (1.89%) CCNA
12 18 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (1.04%) ISEB
13 11 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (0.85%) MCSE
15 8 (0.76%) APMP
15 8 (0.76%) CCIE
16 7 (0.66%) CCDA
16 7 (0.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (15.30%) PMO
2 48 (4.53%) QA
3 34 (3.21%) SLA
4 12 (1.13%) GMP
5 10 (0.94%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 10 (0.94%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.94%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.94%) P3O
6 6 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.19%) EMIR
8 2 (0.19%) FATCA
8 2 (0.19%) ISO13485
8 2 (0.19%) ISO19770
8 2 (0.19%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.19%) MiFID
8 2 (0.19%) NEBOSH
8 2 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 91 (8.59%) Active Directory
2 50 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 22 (2.08%) vSphere
4 18 (1.70%) Veritas File System
4 18 (1.70%) VMware ESX
5 16 (1.51%) GPFS
6 13 (1.23%) Samba
7 9 (0.85%) ProxySG
8 8 (0.76%) Snort
8 8 (0.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 7 (0.66%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 5 (0.47%) Docker
10 5 (0.47%) NFS
10 5 (0.47%) XenApp
11 4 (0.38%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.38%) vCloud
11 4 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (3.40%) Puppet
2 33 (3.12%) Ansible
3 31 (2.93%) NetBackup
4 22 (2.08%) Dollar Universe
5 18 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (1.70%) Red Hat Satellite
5 18 (1.70%) SCCM
6 12 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
6 12 (1.13%) Tivoli
7 10 (0.94%) Forum Sentry
7 10 (0.94%) Nagios
7 10 (0.94%) Oracle ZFS
7 10 (0.94%) SCOM
8 9 (0.85%) WSUS
9 8 (0.76%) HP SiteScope
9 8 (0.76%) Kibana
9 8 (0.76%) logstash
9 8 (0.76%) SmokePing
9 8 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (0.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 141 (13.31%) Oracle
2 137 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 105 (9.92%) HP
3 105 (9.92%) Red Hat
4 84 (7.93%) Cisco
5 77 (7.27%) VMware
6 39 (3.68%) Atlassian
6 39 (3.68%) Veritas
7 37 (3.49%) Sun
8 36 (3.40%) IBM
9 33 (3.12%) CheckPoint
9 33 (3.12%) SAP
10 31 (2.93%) F5
11 30 (2.83%) TIBCO
12 28 (2.64%) Citrix
13 26 (2.46%) Symantec
14 19 (1.79%) Remedy
15 18 (1.70%) EMC
16 17 (1.61%) Sybase
17 16 (1.51%) Intel Security
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