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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Control
Rank 99 88 76
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing Change Control 36 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 1.52% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 2.01% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 22
Median daily rate £380 £350 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £313 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.44 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.67% +14.79%
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
2330 2042 1773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.87% 75.83% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1228 942
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 103 100
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Change Control
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Change Control as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +2 8 £425 +23.18%
Birmingham -1 8 £400 +21.21% 1
Wolverhampton +2 4 £320 -20.00%
Coventry -8 2 £208 -37.12%
Shropshire -37 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £380 -
Herefordshire - 2 £313 -
West Bromwich +6 1 £300 -20.00%
Walsall +2 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield -6 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - - 1
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 29 (43.94%) Project Management
2 13 (19.70%) PRINCE2
3 10 (15.15%) Finance
3 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
4 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 9 (13.64%) Degree
5 8 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (12.12%) Data Centre
5 8 (12.12%) ITIL
6 7 (10.61%) Change Management
6 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
7 6 (9.09%) Windows
7 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 6 (9.09%) CRM
8 5 (7.58%) Migration
8 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
8 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.58%) Legal
8 5 (7.58%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
9 4 (6.06%) Project Governance
9 4 (6.06%) Windows Server
9 4 (6.06%) Contingency Planning
9 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.06%) CMS
9 4 (6.06%) SQL
9 4 (6.06%) MS Project

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.06%) CMS
2 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Project
3 2 (3.03%) MS Office
4 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) Open Workbench
4 1 (1.52%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) LAN
1 3 (4.55%) WAN
2 2 (3.03%) Firewall
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) 2G
3 1 (1.52%) 3G
3 1 (1.52%) DNS
3 1 (1.52%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.52%) FTP
3 1 (1.52%) GSM
3 1 (1.52%) HTTP
3 1 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.52%) Network Security
3 1 (1.52%) SMTP
3 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.52%) UMTS
3 1 (1.52%) VoIP
3 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.52%) Wireless
3 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.52%) MS Access
2 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Legal
3 3 (4.55%) Automotive
3 3 (4.55%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Local Government
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Project Manager
2 13 (19.70%) Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) Business Analyst
4 4 (6.06%) CRM Manager
4 4 (6.06%) CRM Project Manager
4 4 (6.06%) Governance Manager
4 4 (6.06%) Implementation Manager
4 4 (6.06%) IT Manager
4 4 (6.06%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Project Implementation Manager
5 3 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) SAP Supply Chain Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) SAP Supply Chain Business Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Supply Chain Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Web Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.55%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Project Management
2 13 (19.70%) PRINCE2
3 8 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (12.12%) ITIL
4 7 (10.61%) Change Management
5 6 (9.09%) CRM
5 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.58%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.58%) Migration
6 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.06%) Contingency Planning
7 4 (6.06%) ERP
7 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.06%) Project Governance
7 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.55%) Data Management
8 3 (4.55%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.52%) C++
3 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.52%) Perl
3 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) MCITP
3 3 (4.55%) MCTS
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.55%) PMP
4 2 (3.03%) CCNP
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.03%) MOS
4 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.52%) CCNA
5 1 (1.52%) CISA
5 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) Data Quality
1 3 (4.55%) PMBOK
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.52%) SCOM
2 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) SAP
2 3 (4.55%) Baan
2 3 (4.55%) Cisco
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Remedy
2 3 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (4.55%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.03%) Citrix
3 2 (3.03%) JD Edwards
3 2 (3.03%) Juniper
3 2 (3.03%) LANDesk
4 1 (1.52%) Amdocs
4 1 (1.52%) Informatica
4 1 (1.52%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.52%) MathWorks
4 1 (1.52%) NetApp
4 1 (1.52%) Niku
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) Trillium
4 1 (1.52%) VMware