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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Control
England / West Midlands
Rank 97 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Change Control 24 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.00% 1.20% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.46% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 18
Median daily rate £390 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £313 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
- -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £31.75 £49.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.20% +55.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +35.17%

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
1918 2120 1615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.68% 81.85% 72.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1226 1204 935
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 47 104
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £39.00 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Change Control across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Change Control Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham -4 8 £288 -36.98%
Warwickshire -5 5 £375 -8.53% 3
Coventry - 4 £390 -
Shropshire - 4 - -
Staffordshire +1 1 £450 +63.63% 2
Change Control
England

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 20 (40.00%) Project Management
2 17 (34.00%) Finance
3 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.00%) ITIL
5 7 (14.00%) Service Management
6 6 (12.00%) Change Management
6 6 (12.00%) Validation
6 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (10.00%) Cisco
7 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (10.00%) CCNA
7 5 (10.00%) Automotive
7 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (10.00%) Requirements Management
7 5 (10.00%) SDLC
8 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (8.00%) Open Workbench
8 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (8.00%) Aerospace
8 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.00%) Windows
8 4 (8.00%) MS Office
9 3 (6.00%) Oracle
9 3 (6.00%) SQL
9 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.00%) MS Project
9 3 (6.00%) CCNP

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 (2.00%) Confluence
1 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (8.00%) Open Workbench
3 3 (6.00%) MS Project
4 2 (4.00%) AutoCAD
4 2 (4.00%) CATIA
4 2 (4.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 2 (4.00%) PTC Creo
4 2 (4.00%) Siemens NX
5 1 (2.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Boomi
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
1 2 (4.00%) LAN
1 2 (4.00%) VPN
1 2 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (2.00%) DHCP
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.00%) Junos
2 1 (2.00%) Profibus
2 1 (2.00%) VLAN
2 1 (2.00%) VoIP
2 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.00%) CA Gen
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Automotive
3 4 (8.00%) Aerospace
4 3 (6.00%) Back Office
4 3 (6.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.00%) Electronics
6 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) PMO Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Change Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Transition Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.00%) Designer
5 2 (4.00%) Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) PMO Lead
5 2 (4.00%) PMO Planner
5 2 (4.00%) Process Designer
5 2 (4.00%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (4.00%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.00%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) CMDB
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Project Management
2 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.00%) ITIL
4 7 (14.00%) Service Management
5 6 (12.00%) Change Management
5 6 (12.00%) Validation
6 5 (10.00%) Requirements Management
6 5 (10.00%) SDLC
7 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.00%) Behavioural Change
8 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.00%) Investment Management
8 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (4.00%) Demand Management
9 2 (4.00%) Dependency Management
9 2 (4.00%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) C++
3 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) CCNA
1 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) CCNP
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) ISEB
4 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.00%) PMP
4 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.00%) CCDA
5 1 (2.00%) CCDP
5 1 (2.00%) CCVP
5 1 (2.00%) MCITP
5 1 (2.00%) MCTS
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Cisco
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Avaya
4 2 (4.00%) BT
4 2 (4.00%) Dell
4 2 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) Informatica
4 2 (4.00%) Juniper
4 2 (4.00%) Remedy
4 2 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.00%) F5
5 1 (2.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.00%) McKesson
5 1 (2.00%) Niku
5 1 (2.00%) Nokia
5 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.00%) Toshiba