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 3 months to 24 April 2017 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 55 57
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 6 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.01% 1.20% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.49% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 6
Median daily rate £375 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £270 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £510 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £374 £387
% change year-on-year +4.94% -3.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £27.75 £31.44
% change year-on-year +30.63% -11.73%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 478 606 631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.20% 80.80% 76.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 395 423
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 15
Median hourly rate £15.81 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.75% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.07 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Change Control as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 24 April 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 4 (40.00%) Validation
2 3 (30.00%) Back Office
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) Behavioural Change
3 2 (20.00%) PMO
3 2 (20.00%) Compliance Audit
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Junos
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MorphX
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Back Office
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Transition Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Validation
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Behavioural Change
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) Compliance Audit
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Aruba
1 1 (10.00%) Avaya
1 1 (10.00%) BT
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (10.00%) Juniper
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle