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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 51 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing Change Control 12 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.64% 0.60% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 0.90% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £360
% change year-on-year
+12.02% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +35.72%
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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
487 443 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 66.71% 66.52% 67.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 293 251
Average daily rate £370 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +821.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.10 £175.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 (47.37%) PRINCE2
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
3 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
3 6 (31.58%) Programme Management
3 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
5 4 (21.05%) SAS
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) PMI
6 3 (15.79%) PMP
6 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) CA Clarity
6 3 (15.79%) Release Management
6 3 (15.79%) P3O
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (10.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (10.53%) Base SAS
7 2 (10.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (10.53%) MS Project
3 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 2 (10.53%) Base SAS
1 2 (10.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Release Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 2 (10.53%) PMO Lead
2 2 (10.53%) PMO Manager
2 2 (10.53%) ETL Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Auditor
3 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Manager
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Change Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Change Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) PMI
2 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
2 2 (10.53%) AS400
3 1 (5.26%) SCADA
3 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) Programme Management
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Release Management
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (10.53%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) Data Security
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) PMP
2 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) IIBA
3 1 (5.26%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) P3O
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Cognos
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) SAP