The first table below looks at the demand for TickIT 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 TickIT 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 Quality Assurance & Compliance 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
TickIT
Rank - 99 101
Contract jobs citing TickIT 0 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.41% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 8.16% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £290 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.41% -17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £41.25
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
191 98 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.85% 4.97% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 40 66
Average daily rate £369 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £540 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £8.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.32 £58.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%
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Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TickIT across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

TickIT Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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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 TickIT 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
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Worcestershire - - - -
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Top 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (100.00%) Progress
1 1 (100.00%) MVS
1 1 (100.00%) CMMI
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) eTOM
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing

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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 TickIT 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 TickIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (100.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CMMI
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) eTOM
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Progress