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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Change Control
Rank 108 73 91
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +18
Contract jobs citing Change Control 38 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.16% 1.63% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 2.13% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 9
Median daily rate £274 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.94% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £260 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £413 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.25 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-29.03% +21.09%
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
2656 1880 1930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.73% 76.48% 76.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1121 1010
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 87 132
Median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Staffordshire +15 11 £200 -46.66%
Warwickshire -1 8 £258 +21.89% 3
Shropshire -15 8 - - 1
Birmingham -17 5 £330 +5.44% 3
West Bromwich - 2 £425 - 1
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 26 (35.14%) Project Management
2 25 (33.78%) Finance
3 15 (20.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.92%) ITIL
4 14 (18.92%) PRINCE2
5 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
6 10 (13.51%) Service Management
6 10 (13.51%) JIRA
7 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
7 8 (10.81%) Risk Management
7 8 (10.81%) Windows
7 8 (10.81%) Python
8 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
8 7 (9.46%) Perl
8 7 (9.46%) MS Office
8 7 (9.46%) Regression Testing
8 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (9.46%) Service Delivery
8 7 (9.46%) Case Management
8 7 (9.46%) V-Model
8 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
8 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
8 7 (9.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
8 7 (9.46%) Requirements Management
9 6 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (8.11%) Release Management
9 6 (8.11%) Waterfall

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 1 (1.35%) CMS
1 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.46%) MS Office
3 6 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (8.11%) MS Project
4 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.41%) Open Workbench
5 3 (4.05%) Simulink
6 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) WAN
2 3 (4.05%) Firewall
2 3 (4.05%) LAN
2 3 (4.05%) VoIP
3 2 (2.70%) 802.11
3 2 (2.70%) BGP
3 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.70%) EIGRP
3 2 (2.70%) HSRP
3 2 (2.70%) Intranet
3 2 (2.70%) Network Security
3 2 (2.70%) OSPF
3 2 (2.70%) VPN
3 2 (2.70%) VRRP
3 2 (2.70%) Wireless
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.35%) FlexRay
4 1 (1.35%) Skype
4 1 (1.35%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) JIRA
2 7 (9.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.05%) TestDirector
4 2 (2.70%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (2.70%) VersionOne
5 1 (1.35%) CA Gen
5 1 (1.35%) SonarQube
General
1 25 (33.78%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Automotive
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Local Government
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Military
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Project Manager
2 13 (17.57%) Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) Service Manager
4 8 (10.81%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Senior Manager
6 6 (8.11%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Coordinator
7 5 (6.76%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Project Coordinator
7 5 (6.76%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Project Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Vendor Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.35%) wxPython
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
4 1 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) Project Management
2 15 (20.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.92%) ITIL
3 14 (18.92%) PRINCE2
4 10 (13.51%) Service Management
5 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (10.81%) Risk Management
6 7 (9.46%) Case Management
6 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (9.46%) Regression Testing
6 7 (9.46%) Requirements Management
6 7 (9.46%) Service Delivery
6 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
6 7 (9.46%) V-Model
7 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.11%) Quality Management
7 6 (8.11%) Release Management
7 6 (8.11%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.81%) Python
2 7 (9.46%) Perl
3 5 (6.76%) SQL
4 3 (4.05%) MATLAB
4 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.70%) C++
5 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.76%) ISEB
2 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) Degree
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.41%) PMP
4 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.05%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (4.05%) MCITP
4 3 (4.05%) MCTS
5 2 (2.70%) CCNA
5 2 (2.70%) CCNP
5 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.35%) APMP
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) IEC 61508
1 5 (6.76%) SLA
2 4 (5.41%) QA
3 3 (4.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (2.70%) SCCM
2 2 (2.70%) SCOM
3 1 (1.35%) Cacti
3 1 (1.35%) Nagios
3 1 (1.35%) SmokePing
3 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.41%) Cisco
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle
2 4 (5.41%) ServiceNow
3 3 (4.05%) Informatica
3 3 (4.05%) Juniper
3 3 (4.05%) Niku
3 3 (4.05%) Remedy
4 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.70%) Citrix
4 2 (2.70%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.70%) Intel Security
4 2 (2.70%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.70%) LANDesk
4 2 (2.70%) Rally
4 2 (2.70%) SAP
4 2 (2.70%) Trillium
5 1 (1.35%) NetApp
5 1 (1.35%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds
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