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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 75 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Change Control 41 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.71% 1.53% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.03% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 16
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£375 £396 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £188 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £455 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.00 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.84 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.34% -9.76%
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
1787 1819 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.58% 75.13% 68.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1090 961 674
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £237 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 134 58
Average hourly rate £28.69 £31.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +6 11 £300 -4.00% 5
Coventry +11 8 £425 +18.05%
Warwickshire +9 6 £310 - 2
Shropshire -11 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £345 - 3
Wolverhampton -3 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £525 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £350 -
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (35.44%) Project Management
2 24 (30.38%) PRINCE2
2 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
3 19 (24.05%) MS Excel
4 18 (22.78%) Migration
5 16 (20.25%) ITIL
6 14 (17.72%) MS Office
6 14 (17.72%) Windows
6 14 (17.72%) SQL
6 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (16.46%) Finance
8 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
8 12 (15.19%) Degree
8 12 (15.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
10 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
11 9 (11.39%) F5
11 9 (11.39%) Cisco
11 9 (11.39%) LAN
11 9 (11.39%) WAN
11 9 (11.39%) MS Project
11 9 (11.39%) Firewall
12 8 (10.13%) SharePoint
12 8 (10.13%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (10.13%) Programme Management
13 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
13 7 (8.86%) QA
13 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (10.13%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.86%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.80%) Lync
4 2 (2.53%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (2.53%) IIS
5 1 (1.27%) Documentum
5 1 (1.27%) SAS
5 1 (1.27%) CMS
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.27%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (24.05%) MS Excel
2 14 (17.72%) MS Office
3 9 (11.39%) MS Project
4 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.06%) Open Workbench
5 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Primavera
2 2 (2.53%) CA PPM
2 2 (2.53%) Eikon
3 1 (1.27%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.39%) WAN
2 9 (11.39%) LAN
2 9 (11.39%) Firewall
3 6 (7.59%) OSPF
4 5 (6.33%) DNS
4 5 (6.33%) BIG-IP
5 4 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.06%) SSL
6 3 (3.80%) BGP
6 3 (3.80%) VRRP
6 3 (3.80%) Unified Communications
6 3 (3.80%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (3.80%) HSRP
6 3 (3.80%) Multicast
6 3 (3.80%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (2.53%) LDAP
7 2 (2.53%) HTTP
7 2 (2.53%) VPN
8 1 (1.27%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Automotive
2 3 (3.80%) Legal
2 3 (3.80%) Retail
2 3 (3.80%) Marketing
3 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.53%) Law
3 2 (2.53%) Front Office
3 2 (2.53%) Back Office
3 2 (2.53%) Electronics
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.27%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Military
4 1 (1.27%) Billing
4 1 (1.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (26.58%) Project Manager
2 14 (17.72%) Analyst
3 8 (10.13%) Project Planner
4 6 (7.59%) Implementation Manager
4 6 (7.59%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 5 (6.33%) Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Technical Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Environment Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.80%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (2.53%) DBA
8 2 (2.53%) Commercial Manager
8 2 (2.53%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.53%) Junior
8 2 (2.53%) Business Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) .NET
2 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.80%) CSS
4 2 (2.53%) Web Services
4 2 (2.53%) XML
4 2 (2.53%) XHTML
4 2 (2.53%) jQuery
4 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (2.53%) HTML
5 1 (1.27%) XMPP
5 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.80%) CMDB
3 3 (3.80%) PMI
3 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.80%) SecurID
4 2 (2.53%) W3C
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.53%) Telematics
4 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.53%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.27%) Statistics
5 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.27%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.27%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.27%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.72%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Solaris
2 6 (7.59%) Linux
2 6 (7.59%) Windows XP
2 6 (7.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) Project Management
2 24 (30.38%) PRINCE2
3 18 (22.78%) Migration
4 16 (20.25%) ITIL
5 12 (15.19%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (10.13%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (10.13%) Programme Management
7 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.86%) Change Management
7 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.86%) Coaching
8 6 (7.59%) Release Management
8 6 (7.59%) ERP
8 6 (7.59%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.33%) Service Management
9 5 (6.33%) Capacity Management
9 5 (6.33%) Business Transformation
9 5 (6.33%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) SQL
2 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
2 3 (3.80%) C#
3 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.53%) VB
3 2 (2.53%) VBA
3 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Degree
2 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.86%) CCNA
3 7 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.59%) PMP
4 6 (7.59%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.80%) CCNP
5 3 (3.80%) APMP
5 3 (3.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.53%) PgMP
7 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.27%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.27%) CCDA
7 1 (1.27%) CCDP
7 1 (1.27%) ISEB
7 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.80%) P3O
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.27%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.27%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.39%) Cisco
2 9 (11.39%) F5
3 7 (8.86%) SAP
4 6 (7.59%) CheckPoint
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle
5 4 (5.06%) Juniper
6 3 (3.80%) VMware
6 3 (3.80%) Sourcefire
6 3 (3.80%) Google
6 3 (3.80%) Brocade
7 2 (2.53%) Northgate
7 2 (2.53%) Yahoo!
7 2 (2.53%) Niku
7 2 (2.53%) Reuters
7 2 (2.53%) HP
7 2 (2.53%) CA
7 2 (2.53%) Cognos
7 2 (2.53%) IBM
8 1 (1.27%) Nokia
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