The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 74 78 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing Change Control 45 25 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.89% 1.36% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 1.99% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 24
Average daily rate £344 £290 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.44% -14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £262 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £366 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +28.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1661 1256 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.85% 68.56% 62.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 606 672
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 94 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £15.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.15 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Change Control
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Coventry 0 12 £368 - 2
Shropshire +4 9 £183 -
Warwickshire +1 8 £388 +38.39% 1
Birmingham -3 7 £240 - 3
Solihull -4 5 £342 +14.00%
Staffordshire - 1 - - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (38.75%) Project Management
2 16 (20.00%) Change Management
3 15 (18.75%) SAP
4 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
4 14 (17.50%) Finance
5 13 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (16.25%) SharePoint
5 13 (16.25%) PRINCE2
6 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 10 (12.50%) ITIL
7 10 (12.50%) Migration
8 9 (11.25%) Configuration Management
9 8 (10.00%) Windows
10 7 (8.75%) SAS
10 7 (8.75%) Risk Management
10 7 (8.75%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (8.75%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
11 6 (7.50%) CA Clarity
11 6 (7.50%) QA
11 6 (7.50%) P3O
11 6 (7.50%) Service Management
11 6 (7.50%) AIX
11 6 (7.50%) Linux
11 6 (7.50%) PMP
11 6 (7.50%) PMI Certification
12 5 (6.25%) PMI
12 5 (6.25%) JBoss
12 5 (6.25%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (16.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.75%) SAS
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.25%) Documentum
Applications
1 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.25%) MS Office
4 4 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.25%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) 3G
1 3 (3.75%) LAN
1 3 (3.75%) WAN
1 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.75%) 2G
1 3 (3.75%) LTE
1 3 (3.75%) NAS
2 1 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.25%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) OLAP
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.25%) MS Access
3 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.75%) Automotive
4 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Project Manager
2 9 (11.25%) Analyst
3 6 (7.50%) Administrator
4 5 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 5 (6.25%) PMO Lead
4 5 (6.25%) SAP Manager
5 4 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (5.00%) SAP Project Manager
6 3 (3.75%) Service Manager
6 3 (3.75%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (3.75%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (3.75%) Data Manager
6 3 (3.75%) Solaris Administrator
6 3 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (3.75%) Release Manager
6 3 (3.75%) Sourcing Manager
7 2 (2.50%) Auditor
7 2 (2.50%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 2 (2.50%) PMO Manager
7 2 (2.50%) Teradata DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) MDX
2 1 (1.25%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) PMI
2 2 (2.50%) Data Extraction
2 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Windows
2 6 (7.50%) AIX
2 6 (7.50%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) UNIX
3 3 (3.75%) Solaris
3 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
3 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) Project Management
2 16 (20.00%) Change Management
3 13 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (16.25%) PRINCE2
4 10 (12.50%) ITIL
4 10 (12.50%) Migration
5 9 (11.25%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.75%) Risk Management
6 7 (8.75%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (7.50%) Service Management
8 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.25%) Requirements Management
9 3 (3.75%) ETL
9 3 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.75%) ERP
9 3 (3.75%) Programme Management
9 3 (3.75%) Release Management
9 3 (3.75%) Load Balancing
10 2 (2.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.25%) ABAP
3 1 (1.25%) Java
3 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.50%) PMP
2 6 (7.50%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.25%) CCNA
5 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.25%) CCEA
5 1 (1.25%) CISSP
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.25%) OCP
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.25%) MCSE
5 1 (1.25%) CAPM
5 1 (1.25%) PgMP
5 1 (1.25%) APMP
5 1 (1.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) QA
1 6 (7.50%) P3O
2 2 (2.50%) COBIT
2 2 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) NetBackup
1 3 (3.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (2.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) SAP
2 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.25%) JBoss
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle
4 4 (5.00%) HP
5 3 (3.75%) Veritas
5 3 (3.75%) VMware
6 2 (2.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (2.50%) AppSense
6 2 (2.50%) Teradata
6 2 (2.50%) Cognos
7 1 (1.25%) CA
7 1 (1.25%) Primavera
7 1 (1.25%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.25%) Fujitsu
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