The table below looks at the statistics for Customer Engagement 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 Customer Engagement over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Customer Engagement
Rank 127 122 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing Customer Engagement 10 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.037% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.050% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Average daily rate £240 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 - £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 - £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +91.78%
Customer Engagement
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
2342 2011 1744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.98% 75.09% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1199 934
Average daily rate £400 £376 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 100 96
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Customer Engagement
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Customer Engagement across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Customer Engagement Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Customer Engagement
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Customer Engagement across the West Midlands region.

Customer Engagement Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Customer Engagement
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Customer Engagement across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Customer Engagement Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Customer Engagement
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Customer Engagement across the West Midlands region.

Customer Engagement Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Customer Engagement
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 Customer Engagement within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Staffordshire - 4 £158 -
Birmingham - 2 £300 - 2
Solihull - 2 - -
Customer Engagement
England

Customer Engagement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Customer Engagement 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 Customer Engagement.

1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) MS Project
3 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Server Building
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Presales
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) Brocade
5 1 (8.33%) VPLS
5 1 (8.33%) Fujitsu
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) SOLID

Customer Engagement
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Customer Engagement 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 Customer Engagement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
1 4 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
2 1 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (8.33%) VPLS
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Wintel Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Presales Solution Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 4 (33.33%) Server Building
3 2 (16.67%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) SFIA
4 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) SOLID
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Brocade
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Fujitsu
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