The first table below looks at the demand for Information Management 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 Information Management over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Management
Rank 106 93 95
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Information Management 9 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.71% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.07% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
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£363 £412 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.96% +2.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £381 £365
% change year-on-year
+11.47% +4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £14.25 £16.68
% change year-on-year
+105.26% -14.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1779 1314 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.12% 66.60% 69.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 660 748
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 55 65
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £13.80 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Information Management
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Information Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Information Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Information Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Information Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Information Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Information Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Information Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Information Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Information Management
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 Information Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
Coventry -13 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £275 -
Birmingham - - - - 2
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Information Management
England

Information Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Information Management 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 Information Management.

1 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) SAP
2 4 (22.22%) Data Management
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) NHS
3 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (16.67%) BPR
4 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX
4 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.11%) PLM
4 2 (11.11%) Logistics
4 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Data Governance

Information Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Information Management 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 Information Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Agresso
1 1 (5.56%) SAP SRM
1 1 (5.56%) TRIRIGA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.56%) SAP BI
2 1 (5.56%) BODI
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Information Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Project Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) NHS Information Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Business Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Data Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) NHS
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Data Management
3 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) BPR
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.11%) PLM
4 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Logistics
4 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.56%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Ariba
2 1 (5.56%) Capita
2 1 (5.56%) Business Objects