The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 45 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Change Control 12 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.91% 1.15% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 1.67% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £345 £236
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% +46.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £206 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £438 £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -14.06%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
405 419 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.39% 68.91% 65.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 255 144
Average daily rate £375 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Control across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Change Control also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Control.

1 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
1 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (20.00%) Coaching
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (20.00%) Avaya
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) SLA
3 3 (15.00%) MS Project
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (15.00%) CMDB
4 2 (10.00%) QA
4 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) MS Office
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Change Control also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Control. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Project
2 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (10.00%) MS Office
4 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) QlikView
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Network Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Network Services Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) PMO Lead
4 1 (5.00%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Development Manager
4 1 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) PMO Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) CMDB
2 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (20.00%) Coaching
2 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco
1 4 (20.00%) Avaya
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft