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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 87 89 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Change Control 27 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.07% 1.04% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.56% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £355 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.43% +29.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £278 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £27.62
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +35.79%
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
1783 1413 1545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.47% 67.09% 67.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 736 785
Average daily rate £375 £357 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 60 69
Average hourly rate £29.75 £37.80 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.29% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.63 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
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 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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Birmingham +4 11 £300 -29.41% 3
Coventry -10 3 - - 1
Warwickshire -10 3 - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 21 (28.38%) Change Management
2 20 (27.03%) Project Management
3 18 (24.32%) PRINCE2
4 17 (22.97%) MS Excel
5 16 (21.62%) SharePoint
6 14 (18.92%) SAP
7 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
7 13 (17.57%) Programme Management
8 12 (16.22%) Finance
8 12 (16.22%) Security Cleared
9 11 (14.86%) SAS
10 9 (12.16%) ETL
10 9 (12.16%) ITIL
10 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
10 9 (12.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (12.16%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (9.46%) Migration
12 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (9.46%) AIX
12 7 (9.46%) Linux
12 7 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (9.46%) Release Management
13 6 (8.11%) P3O
13 6 (8.11%) SQL
13 6 (8.11%) Oracle
13 6 (8.11%) ERP
13 6 (8.11%) Windows
13 6 (8.11%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 16 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.86%) SAS
3 2 (2.70%) Documentum
4 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (22.97%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.41%) MS Project
3 4 (5.41%) MS Office
4 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) NAS
2 3 (4.05%) LAN
2 3 (4.05%) WAN
2 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.35%) SAN
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.41%) Base SAS
3 4 (5.41%) OLAP
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.41%) Banking
4 3 (4.05%) Automotive
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (17.57%) Project Manager
2 10 (13.51%) Analyst
3 7 (9.46%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.11%) Release Manager
4 6 (8.11%) SAP Manager
5 5 (6.76%) Change Manager
5 5 (6.76%) Programme Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Architect
6 4 (5.41%) Programme Office Manager
6 4 (5.41%) ETL Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Implementation Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 4 (5.41%) Change and Release Manager
6 4 (5.41%) PMO Lead
7 3 (4.05%) SAP Project Manager
7 3 (4.05%) SAP Change Manager
8 2 (2.70%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) PMO Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Configuration and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) .NET
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Basis
1 2 (2.70%) MDX
2 1 (1.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) PMI
2 4 (5.41%) Data Extraction
2 4 (5.41%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.70%) SCADA
4 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.70%) AS400
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) AIX
1 7 (9.46%) Linux
2 6 (8.11%) Windows
3 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.70%) zOS
4 2 (2.70%) UNIX
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) Change Management
2 20 (27.03%) Project Management
3 18 (24.32%) PRINCE2
4 13 (17.57%) Programme Management
5 9 (12.16%) ETL
5 9 (12.16%) ITIL
5 9 (12.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (12.16%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.46%) Migration
6 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (9.46%) Release Management
7 6 (8.11%) Business Analysis
7 6 (8.11%) ERP
7 6 (8.11%) Service Management
8 5 (6.76%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.76%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (5.41%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.41%) Requirements Management
9 4 (5.41%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.11%) SQL
2 3 (4.05%) C
3 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.70%) VB
3 2 (2.70%) VBA
3 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) PMP
3 5 (6.76%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.05%) Degree
6 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.70%) PgMP
6 2 (2.70%) IIBA
6 2 (2.70%) CBAP
6 2 (2.70%) APMP
6 2 (2.70%) ISEB
6 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.35%) MCP
7 1 (1.35%) MCSE
7 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.35%) CAPM
7 1 (1.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (1.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) P3O
2 5 (6.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Control-M
2 1 (1.35%) SCCM
2 1 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) SAP
2 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.11%) Oracle
4 5 (6.76%) JBoss
5 3 (4.05%) HP
6 2 (2.70%) Cognos
6 2 (2.70%) Primavera
6 2 (2.70%) VMware
6 2 (2.70%) CA
6 2 (2.70%) Teradata
7 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.35%) Lotus
7 1 (1.35%) Mercator
7 1 (1.35%) Cadence
7 1 (1.35%) AppSense
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix
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