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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Control
Rank 96 73 91
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Contract jobs citing Change Control 24 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.94% 1.33% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.92% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 11
Average daily rate
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£275 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £451 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.30% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +10.38%
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
1757 1456 1576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.61% 69.00% 68.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 787 816
Average daily rate £375 £357 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +1.85%
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 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 57 103
Average hourly rate £29.75 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -3 7 £300 -24.52% 5
Warwickshire -5 6 £250 -44.44%
Coventry -11 4 - -
Staffordshire -3 1 - - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 25 (40.98%) Project Management
2 23 (37.70%) PRINCE2
3 19 (31.15%) MS Excel
4 16 (26.23%) Change Management
4 16 (26.23%) Programme Management
5 15 (24.59%) SharePoint
6 14 (22.95%) SAP
7 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
8 10 (16.39%) Finance
8 10 (16.39%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (14.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (14.75%) MS Project
10 8 (13.11%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (11.48%) MS Office
11 7 (11.48%) ITIL
11 7 (11.48%) Service Management
11 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
11 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
12 6 (9.84%) P3O
12 6 (9.84%) PMI
12 6 (9.84%) PMP
12 6 (9.84%) PMI Certification
12 6 (9.84%) C
12 6 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (9.84%) ETL
12 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (8.20%) Risk Management
13 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
13 5 (8.20%) CA Clarity
13 5 (8.20%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 15 (24.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.20%) SAS
3 3 (4.92%) Documentum
4 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.64%) CMS
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (31.15%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.75%) MS Project
3 8 (13.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (11.48%) MS Office
5 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) LAN
1 2 (3.28%) WAN
1 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) SAN
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) NAS
2 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) Base SAS
2 4 (6.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (4.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.64%) QlikView
5 1 (1.64%) MS Access
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.56%) Automotive
3 4 (6.56%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Project Manager
2 7 (11.48%) Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) SAP Manager
4 5 (8.20%) Programme Manager
4 5 (8.20%) Change Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Release Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Programme Office Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Coordinator
5 4 (6.56%) ETL Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Change and Release Manager
6 3 (4.92%) SAP Change Manager
6 3 (4.92%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (4.92%) SAP Project Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Integration Project Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
1 2 (3.28%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.64%) J2EE
2 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) PMI
2 4 (6.56%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.92%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.28%) SCADA
4 2 (3.28%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.28%) AS400
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) AIX
3 2 (3.28%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.28%) UNIX
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) Project Management
2 23 (37.70%) PRINCE2
3 16 (26.23%) Change Management
3 16 (26.23%) Programme Management
4 10 (16.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (11.48%) ITIL
5 7 (11.48%) Service Management
6 6 (9.84%) ETL
6 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.20%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.20%) ERP
7 5 (8.20%) Release Management
7 5 (8.20%) SAP Implementation
7 5 (8.20%) Document Management
8 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (4.92%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) C
2 2 (3.28%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) VB
2 2 (3.28%) VBA
2 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
2 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) PMP
3 6 (9.84%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.92%) PgMP
4 3 (4.92%) APMP
5 2 (3.28%) Degree
5 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.28%) IIBA
5 2 (3.28%) CBAP
5 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.28%) ISEB
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.64%) MCP
6 1 (1.64%) MCSE
6 1 (1.64%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) P3O
2 5 (8.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) SCCM
1 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) SAP
2 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.56%) Cadence
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle
4 2 (3.28%) Primavera
4 2 (3.28%) CA
5 1 (1.64%) Lotus
5 1 (1.64%) Mercator
5 1 (1.64%) JBoss
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) Avaya
5 1 (1.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
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