The table below looks at the statistics for Change Control skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 62 71 81
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Contract jobs citing Change Control 49 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.15% 1.62% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 2.34% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +41.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £448 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £32.67 £26.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -17.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -14.06%
Change Control
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1545 1498 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.76% 69.32% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 827 667
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 74 114
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.00
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 the West Midlands

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

Change Control Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Change Control
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Change Control Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Change Control
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Change Control Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Change Control
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Change Control Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Change Control
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +8 14 £373 -6.87%
Birmingham -1 12 £363 +5.07% 7
Solihull +3 4 £320 -
Staffordshire - 4 - - 2
Worcestershire - 3 £475 -
Coventry -14 2 £625 +66.66% 1
Shropshire - 2 £267 -
West Bromwich - - - -
Willenhall - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 34 (47.22%) Project Management
2 27 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 22 (30.56%) MS Excel
4 14 (19.44%) SharePoint
4 14 (19.44%) MS Project
4 14 (19.44%) Change Management
5 13 (18.06%) ITIL
5 13 (18.06%) MS Office
5 13 (18.06%) Finance
5 13 (18.06%) Programme Management
6 12 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (13.89%) Service Management
7 10 (13.89%) SAP
8 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 8 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (11.11%) Document Management
10 7 (9.72%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (9.72%) QA
10 7 (9.72%) CMDB
10 7 (9.72%) Cadence
10 7 (9.72%) ERP
10 7 (9.72%) Windows
10 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
10 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
11 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
11 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.33%) Business Transformation

Change Control
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 14 (19.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.17%) Documentum
2 3 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.78%) SAS
3 2 (2.78%) CMS
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 14 (19.44%) MS Project
3 13 (18.06%) MS Office
4 7 (9.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.39%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) LAN
1 2 (2.78%) WAN
1 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.78%) Intranet
2 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.78%) Base SAS
4 2 (2.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.39%) MS Access
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Automotive
3 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
5 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (15.28%) Analyst
2 7 (9.72%) Project Manager
2 7 (9.72%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (6.94%) Service Manager
3 5 (6.94%) Senior Manager
4 4 (5.56%) Senior Programme Manager
4 4 (5.56%) Change Manager
4 4 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (5.56%) Coordinator
4 4 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 4 (5.56%) IT Programme Manager
4 4 (5.56%) Environment Manager
4 4 (5.56%) Senior IT Programme Manager
5 3 (4.17%) Systems Support Manager
5 3 (4.17%) Network Services Manager
5 3 (4.17%) Change and Release Manager
5 3 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (4.17%) Systems Manager
5 3 (4.17%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) RESTful
2 1 (1.39%) J2EE
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.39%) Middleware
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) CMDB
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) PMI
4 3 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.17%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.78%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.39%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.39%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.39%) Telematics
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 5 (6.94%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.22%) Project Management
2 27 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 14 (19.44%) Change Management
4 13 (18.06%) ITIL
4 13 (18.06%) Programme Management
5 10 (13.89%) Service Management
6 8 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 8 (11.11%) Document Management
7 7 (9.72%) ERP
7 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
7 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.33%) Business Transformation
8 6 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.94%) ETL
9 5 (6.94%) Project Planning
9 5 (6.94%) Migration
9 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.94%) Release Management
10 4 (5.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) PgMP
3 4 (5.56%) APMP
3 4 (5.56%) PMP
3 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (1.39%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) QA
2 4 (5.56%) P3O
3 3 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) SAP
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.72%) Cadence
4 4 (5.56%) Capita
4 4 (5.56%) Avaya
4 4 (5.56%) Cisco
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle
5 3 (4.17%) Primavera
5 3 (4.17%) CA
5 3 (4.17%) Lotus
6 1 (1.39%) Niku
6 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow