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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Change Control
Rank 85 72 83
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing Change Control 31 40 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.35% 1.83% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 2.57% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 5
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£350 £348 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +24.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £138 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £371 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £31.44 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.90% -15.38%
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
1589 1555 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.33% 71.23% 69.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 807 611
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 80 100
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Warwickshire -3 10 £360 -4.00%
Birmingham -3 6 £350 +29.62% 2
Coventry -3 2 £513 +28.12% 4
Wolverhampton - 2 £400 -
Staffordshire -6 1 £135 -65.16% 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Willenhall - - - -
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 34 (44.16%) Project Management
2 25 (32.47%) PRINCE2
3 21 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 15 (19.48%) ITIL
5 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 13 (16.88%) MS Project
6 13 (16.88%) Finance
7 12 (15.58%) Service Management
7 12 (15.58%) Change Management
7 12 (15.58%) MS Office
7 12 (15.58%) SharePoint
8 10 (12.99%) SAP
8 10 (12.99%) Windows
8 10 (12.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (12.99%) Configuration Management
9 9 (11.69%) ERP
9 9 (11.69%) Service Delivery
10 8 (10.39%) Programme Management
10 8 (10.39%) Document Management
10 8 (10.39%) CMDB
10 8 (10.39%) Release Management
10 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (9.09%) Business Transformation
11 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 7 (9.09%) Migration
11 7 (9.09%) Cadence
11 7 (9.09%) Risk Management
12 6 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (7.79%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 12 (15.58%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (3.90%) Documentum
3 2 (2.60%) CMS
3 2 (2.60%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (16.88%) MS Project
3 12 (15.58%) MS Office
4 4 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.60%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.90%) LAN
1 3 (3.90%) WAN
2 2 (2.60%) Firewall
2 2 (2.60%) Intranet
3 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.30%) QlikView
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Automotive
3 3 (3.90%) Electronics
4 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (12.99%) Analyst
2 8 (10.39%) Project Manager
3 6 (7.79%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (6.49%) Programme Manager
4 5 (6.49%) Environment Manager
4 5 (6.49%) Service Manager
5 4 (5.19%) Change Manager
5 4 (5.19%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (5.19%) Senior Programme Manager
5 4 (5.19%) IT Programme Manager
5 4 (5.19%) Senior IT Programme Manager
5 4 (5.19%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (5.19%) Senior Manager
5 4 (5.19%) Project Planner
5 4 (5.19%) Coordinator
6 3 (3.90%) Change and Release Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Network Services Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) Systems Support
6 3 (3.90%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) RESTful
2 1 (1.30%) Middleware
2 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) CMDB
1 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) PMI
3 3 (3.90%) Telematics
3 3 (3.90%) Data Extraction
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.30%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.30%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) Linux
3 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.30%) Solaris
4 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.16%) Project Management
2 25 (32.47%) PRINCE2
3 15 (19.48%) ITIL
4 12 (15.58%) Service Management
4 12 (15.58%) Change Management
5 10 (12.99%) Configuration Management
6 9 (11.69%) ERP
6 9 (11.69%) Service Delivery
7 8 (10.39%) Programme Management
7 8 (10.39%) Document Management
7 8 (10.39%) Release Management
8 7 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (9.09%) Business Transformation
8 7 (9.09%) Migration
8 7 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.79%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.79%) Coaching
10 5 (6.49%) Project Planning
10 5 (6.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) C
1 3 (3.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) Degree
3 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) APMP
3 5 (6.49%) PMP
3 5 (6.49%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.19%) PgMP
5 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.30%) VCP4
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.30%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) SLA
1 6 (7.79%) QA
2 4 (5.19%) P3O
3 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.99%) SAP
3 7 (9.09%) Cadence
4 5 (6.49%) Primavera
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle
5 4 (5.19%) Capita
5 4 (5.19%) Avaya
5 4 (5.19%) CA
5 4 (5.19%) Cisco
6 2 (2.60%) Niku
6 2 (2.60%) Lotus
7 1 (1.30%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.30%) VMware
7 1 (1.30%) Google
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