Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Change Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Change Control over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Change Control
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 79 93
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 -24
Contract jobs citing Change Control 15 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.05% 1.33% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.61% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 11
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £340 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.97% -11.69% +18.46%
10th Percentile £288 £294 £263
90th Percentile £675 £438 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £330 £385
% change year-on-year +6.06% -14.29% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £24.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.00 £16.41 £36.25
% change year-on-year +46.30% -54.74% +16.94%

Change Control is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,182 1,240 1,311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.54% 82.45% 83.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 903 856
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £218 £238 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 17 31
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.60 £47.45 £36.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £23.62 £17.50
% change year-on-year -36.48% +34.94% -18.60%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Change Control as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in Birmingham

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Change Control in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in Birmingham

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in Birmingham

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Change Control in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) CEH
3 4 (26.67%) IT Governance
3 4 (26.67%) CISSP
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) CCSP
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) COBIT
3 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (26.67%) SIEM
3 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (26.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 4 (26.67%) CompTIA Security+
3 4 (26.67%) Data Loss Prevention
3 4 (26.67%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) Threat Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Commercial Awareness
4 3 (20.00%) Project Governance
4 3 (20.00%) Line Management
4 3 (20.00%) Aruba
4 3 (20.00%) CCNA

Change Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) FTP
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
4 1 (6.67%) MPLS
4 1 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) Pentaho
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Power BI
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) IT Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Commercial Awareness
1 4 (26.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (26.67%) Data Loss Prevention
1 4 (26.67%) Information Security
1 4 (26.67%) IT Governance
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Security Monitoring
1 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
1 4 (26.67%) SIEM
1 4 (26.67%) Threat Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
1 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (20.00%) Line Management
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
2 3 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 4 (26.67%) CCSP
2 4 (26.67%) CEH
2 4 (26.67%) CISSP
2 4 (26.67%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (13.33%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) COBIT
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) iptables
1 1 (6.67%) Postfix
1 1 (6.67%) Samba
1 1 (6.67%) Squid
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (6.67%) Brocade
3 1 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
3 1 (6.67%) Meraki
3 1 (6.67%) Meru Networks