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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 56 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Change Control 9 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.18% 1.07% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.54% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £398 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +26.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £442 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £30.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +10.38%
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West Midlands

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
497 456 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.97% 69.62% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 312 249
Average daily rate £375 £365 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.42% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 9 (56.25%) PRINCE2
2 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Programme Management
3 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) PMI
5 3 (18.75%) PMP
5 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) P3O
5 3 (18.75%) CA Clarity
6 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (12.50%) Base SAS
6 2 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (12.50%) Banking
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (12.50%) MS Project
3 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) CA Clarity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (12.50%) Base SAS
1 2 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 2 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) PMO Manager
1 2 (12.50%) ETL Developer
1 2 (12.50%) PMO Lead
1 2 (12.50%) Developer
1 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Release Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Release Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Change and Release Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Auditor
2 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Manager
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) PMI
2 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 2 (12.50%) AS400
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
3 1 (6.25%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) PRINCE2
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Programme Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Security
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Document Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) PMP
2 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) IIBA
3 1 (6.25%) CBAP
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) P3O
2 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) SAP