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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 74 97 91
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing Change Control 41 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.66% 1.10% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 1.52% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 11
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£350 £288 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -20.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £184 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -12.00%
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
1847 1846 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.84% 72.22% 68.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 972 741
Average daily rate £400 £370 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 124 59
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 +8 14 £313 +4.16% 5
Coventry +7 8 £363 -
Warwickshire +7 5 £260 +6.12% 3
Shropshire -5 3 - -
Solihull - 3 £350 -
Wolverhampton - 3 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £375 - 1
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 27 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 26 (32.10%) Project Management
3 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
4 18 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 18 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (19.75%) Migration
6 15 (18.52%) ITIL
7 13 (16.05%) MS Office
7 13 (16.05%) Finance
7 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
8 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
8 12 (14.81%) SQL
9 11 (13.58%) Windows
9 11 (13.58%) TCP/IP
9 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
9 11 (13.58%) Degree
9 11 (13.58%) F5
9 11 (13.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (12.35%) Cisco
11 9 (11.11%) Firewall
11 9 (11.11%) Programme Management
12 8 (9.88%) DNS
12 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (9.88%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (9.88%) MS Project
12 8 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (8.64%) Coaching
13 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
13 7 (8.64%) SAP
13 7 (8.64%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.70%) Lync
4 2 (2.47%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (2.47%) IIS
5 1 (1.23%) SAS
5 1 (1.23%) CMS
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.23%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 13 (16.05%) MS Office
3 8 (9.88%) MS Project
4 6 (7.41%) MS Visio
5 4 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (4.94%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) SAP ECC
2 2 (2.47%) SAP SCM
2 2 (2.47%) Eikon
3 1 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.11%) Firewall
3 8 (9.88%) DNS
4 7 (8.64%) WAN
4 7 (8.64%) LAN
4 7 (8.64%) BIG-IP
5 6 (7.41%) SSL
5 6 (7.41%) OSPF
6 5 (6.17%) HTTP
7 4 (4.94%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.70%) Unified Communications
8 3 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (3.70%) HSRP
8 3 (3.70%) Multicast
8 3 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (3.70%) BGP
8 3 (3.70%) VRRP
9 2 (2.47%) 3G
9 2 (2.47%) 2G
9 2 (2.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Legal
3 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
3 3 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (2.47%) Automotive
4 2 (2.47%) Law
4 2 (2.47%) Front Office
4 2 (2.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.23%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Military
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Billing
5 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Project Manager
2 18 (22.22%) Analyst
3 8 (9.88%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.41%) Developer
4 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 5 (6.17%) Project Planner
6 4 (4.94%) Network Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Implementation Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Network Specialist
6 4 (4.94%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) SAP Business Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.70%) Technical Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Business Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Junior
8 2 (2.47%) Commercial Manager
8 2 (2.47%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) .NET
2 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.70%) CSS
4 2 (2.47%) Web Services
4 2 (2.47%) XML
4 2 (2.47%) XHTML
4 2 (2.47%) jQuery
4 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (2.47%) HTML
5 1 (1.23%) XMPP
5 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.70%) SecurID
5 2 (2.47%) Statistics
5 2 (2.47%) W3C
5 2 (2.47%) CMDB
5 2 (2.47%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) EPoS
6 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.23%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.23%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.23%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.58%) Windows
2 5 (6.17%) Solaris
2 5 (6.17%) Linux
2 5 (6.17%) UNIX
3 4 (4.94%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 26 (32.10%) Project Management
3 16 (19.75%) Migration
4 15 (18.52%) ITIL
5 11 (13.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (9.88%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (8.64%) Coaching
8 7 (8.64%) Change Management
8 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.41%) ERP
9 6 (7.41%) Project Planning
10 5 (6.17%) PRINCE
11 4 (4.94%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.94%) Supplier Management
11 4 (4.94%) Load Balancing
11 4 (4.94%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (4.94%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.81%) SQL
2 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.70%) C#
4 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.47%) VB
4 2 (2.47%) VBA
4 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.58%) Degree
2 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.64%) CCNA
3 7 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.94%) PMP
4 4 (4.94%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.70%) CCNP
6 2 (2.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.23%) CCVP
7 1 (1.23%) CCDA
7 1 (1.23%) CCDP
7 1 (1.23%) ISEB
7 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.47%) P3O
3 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.47%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.23%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.23%) SCCM
3 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.58%) F5
3 10 (12.35%) Cisco
4 7 (8.64%) SAP
5 6 (7.41%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle
6 4 (4.94%) Baan
6 4 (4.94%) Juniper
7 3 (3.70%) VMware
7 3 (3.70%) Google
7 3 (3.70%) Brocade
7 3 (3.70%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.47%) Northgate
8 2 (2.47%) Yahoo!
8 2 (2.47%) Infor
8 2 (2.47%) Amdocs
8 2 (2.47%) Reuters
8 2 (2.47%) HP
8 2 (2.47%) Cognos
8 2 (2.47%) IBM
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